Up to the Task? Battle Athletes Victory ReSTART! Exclusively Joins the Funimation Spring 2021 Lineup

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Nicholas Friedman
Nicholas Friedman is a career pop culture journalist and Sr. Managing Editor at Funimation. You'll likely find him talking about Mob Psycho 100.

If you’re a longtime anime fan, then the name Battle Athletes Victory might sound familiar to you. The classic sports series debuted in 1997, and has since gained a cult fan following. And now…it’s back!

We’re excited to officially announce that Battle Athletes Victory ReSTART! is coming exclusively to Funimation as part of the Spring 2021 anime season lineup. Are you up to the task?

Synopsis: Aspiring athletes from around the galaxy gather to compete in a tournament where the winner will be crowned the Cosmic Beauty. What begins as rivalry grows into friendship among the athletes, including a lunar refugee and her kangaroo companion, the daughter of an arms-dealing CEO, a mysterious loner, and Earth’s representative…a humble potato farmer named Kanata Akehoshi.

From studio Seven (Hensuki: Are you willing to fall in love with a pervert, as long as she’s a cutie?) and director Tokihiro Sasaki (Try Knights, King’s Game), Battle Athletes Victory ReSTART! stars voice actors Sumire Morohoshi (BNA, The Promised Neverland) as Kanata Akehoshi; Miyu Tomita (Dorohedoro, Kaguya-sama: Love is War?) as Shelley Wong; and Yui Ishikawa (AZUR LANE, Attack on Titan) as Eva Gallenstein.

Are you excited for Battle Athletes Victory ReSTART!? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest on even more amazing anime headed your way, this season and beyond.


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