Are you ready to experience the thrill of car racing like never before? Get ready for Overtake!, the upcoming anime on Formula 4 (F4) racing. Here's everything you need to know about this exciting new project.

The Release Date and Cast

According to the official announcement by Kadokawa and TROYCA studios, the premiere of Overtake! is scheduled for October 2023 in Japan. Here's the cast of voice actors bringing the characters to life:

  • Anan Furuya as Haruka Asahina
  • Katsuyuki Konishi as Kouya Madoka
  • Tasuku Hatanaka as Kotarou Komaki
  • Kengo Kawanishi as Satsuki Harunaga
  • Taku Yashiro as Toshiki Tokumaru
  • Reina Ueda as Arisu Mitsugawa

The Production Team

The anime is being directed by Ei Aoki, who has previously worked on Fate/Zero, Aldnoah.Zero, and Re:Creators. Ayumi Sekine is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts, while Masako Matsumoto is responsible for character design and animation direction. Kana Utatane is composing the music for the series.

  • Ei aoki (Fate/Zero, Aldnoah.Zero, Re:Creators) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios TROYCA.
  • Ayumi Sekine (Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui!, Fate/Apocrypha, Mahou Shoujo Site) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
  • Masako Matsumoto (Deadman Wonderland, Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri, Yagate Kimi ni Naru) is in charge of character design and animation direction.
  • kana utatane (Dead Mount Death Play, Yuusha ga Shinda!, Tondemo Skill by Isekai Hourou Meshi) is in charge of composing the soundtrack.

The Plot

The story of Overtake! follows Kouya Madoka, a freelance photographer going through a rough patch in life. He meets Haruka Asahina, a high school F4 racer, while covering a story at the Fuji International Speedway. His heart begins to race after a long time, and he decides to support Haruka and her team, "Komaki Motors," in their pursuit of their dreams.

Synopsis for Overtake!

The anime will focus on the motorsport Formula 4 (F4). Freelance photographer Kouya Madoka is on a rough patch for a specific reason. He goes to Fuji International Speedway to work on a report and meets Haruka Asahina, a high school F4 driver. Suddenly, his heart races after not feeling anything for a long time. With this, he begins to support Haruka and the youth team "Komaki Motors" to help Haruka achieve his dreams.


Are you excited to see the action-packed world of F4 racing come to life in Overtake!? Stay tuned for more updates and get ready to cheer on Haruka and her team as they chase their dreams!

Source: Comic natalie


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