Tribe Nine is sports(baseball) Japanese multimedia franchise and anime series. The multimedia franchise is created by Kazutaka Kodaka. An action-role playing game was also developed by Too Kyo Games on basis of it.
Moving towards the anime, it was first aired on January 10, 2022. The anime is directed by the director Yū Aoki and written by Michiko Yokote. The animation is provided by the studio, Liden Films.
Tribe Nine- Main Plot
Being bored and annoyed with society, all the youngsters of Neo-Tokyo created tribes to find their place. But the loyalty among the group members often causes conflict and fights. The government introduces new law XB law in order to control the conflicts among the tribe through playing extreme baseball. The baseball with the modified version where players can use extendable bats, pitchers can wear special equipment, modified version of the game with fewer restrictions and even players can use the modern technology in it.
When Haru Shirokane is bullied by a group of kids, he is saved by an unlikely pair: Shun Kamiya and Taiga. Shun, it turns out, is a star Extreme Baseball player who leads the Minato Tribe, Minato City’s top-ranked club. Meanwhile, Taiga is attempting to defeat Shun in order to become the sport’s strongest player. Taiga and Haru are forced to join the Minato Tribe when a series of unexpected occurrences allow Shun to realize his full potential. Mysterious Oujirou Otori creates a new threat to the tribes of the Minato city. To overcome the evil the Minato city needs the power of the two new rookies.
Tribe Nine- Character Chart
|Ojiro Otori||192 cm||September 26|
|Shun Kamiya||179 cm||February 22|
|Haru Shirokane||116 cm||January 20|
|Kazuki Aoyama||174 cm||May 18|
|Saori Arisugawa||162 cm||November 22|
|Taiga||183 cm||October 10|
|Manami Daimon||191 cm||July 20|
|Santaro Mita||150 cm||March 30|
|Hyakutaro Senju||183 cm||November 23|
|Tenshim Otori||177 cm||January 31|
**The height of the character is based on their first appearance in the series.
Tribe Nine- Characters
Ojiro Otori- Tribe Nine
- Birthday: September 26
- Height: 192 cm
Otori is the leader of one of the tribes of Neo Tokyo called the Chiyoda Tribe. The King of Neo Tokyo is his father and successor to the throne. Since his childhood, he has been trained hard to become a good XB player around. He usually bats with his left hand.
The Japanese voice for the character is provided by the Japanese voice actor and singer Junichi Suwabe. At the 7th Seiyu Awards, he won a Best Supporting Actor Award.
Moving towards the English dubbed version, the English voice is provided by the American musician and YouTuber Corpse Husband.
Shun Kamiya- Tribe Nine
- Birthday: February 22
- Height: 179 cm
Shun Kamiya is the leader and founder of one of the tribes of Neo Tokyo named Minato Tribe. Because of him, Minato Tribe is considered the toughest team in Neo Tokyo. Among a few members wielding the bat, he is also one of them. Moreover, he can play any position on the pitch. On the XB field, he loves unchallenged popularity. Shun always provides nicknames to his teammates. Coffee works as a medicine for his terminal illness.
The Japanese voice for the character is contributed by the Japanese actor and voice actor Akira Ishida. In the first Seiyu Awards, he won the Best Supporting Character Award.
Heading towards the English dubbed version, the American voice actor Jacob Turner Hopkins.
Haru Shirokane- Tribe Nine
- Birthday: January 20
- Height: 116 cm
Haru Shirokane is a new member of the Minato Tribe. Haru always gets bullied. Besides those, he has very good eyesight and a quick reflex body. The weapons that Kamiya picked on make Haru get an invitation to Minato Tribe.
The Japanese voice for the character is portrayed by the Japanese voice actor Shun Horie. At the 12th Seiyu Awards, he won the Best New Actor Award.
Whereas, for the English dubbed version the American voice actor, Casey Mongillo provided the voice. Some of his projects include Time of Eve, Tokyo Revengers, and Mob Psycho 100.
- Birthday: May 18
- Height: 174 cm
Kazuki Aoyama is a very energetic person who suddenly appears and demands a place in the Minato Tribe. Kazuki left hand seems to be bandaged and won’t be able to use it on the field. Though, his one hand is bandaged he knows a lot about the XB gameplay which led him to provide victory to Minato Tribe. Likewise, he seems to have a goal in approaching Minato Tribe.
The Japanese for the character is played by the Japanese actor, voice actor, and singer Shōya Chiba. In this anime world, he is known for providing a voice for anime like Seraph of the End, Classroom of the Elite, and Dororo.
- Birthday: November 22
- Height: 162 cm
Saori Arisugawa is vice-captain of the Minato Tribe. She is the very fine catcher of the team. Saori is the only one who catches the very fastball of Kamiya. Even more, she plays under the free-spirited leadership of Kamiya. In the pitch, she is very strict and no one values the members of the Minato Tribe more than her. Without hesitating, she uses her favorite airsoft gun on teammates beyond limits if they go against rules and morals.
The Japanese voice for the character is played by the Japanese voice actress and singer Mai Fuchigami. Mai is affiliated with the talent agency m&i.
Also, the English voice for the character is provided by the American voice actress Brittney Marie Karbowski.
- Birthday: October 10
- Height: 183 cm
Taiga is the new member of the Minato Tribe. Due to being hot-blooded, his ambition moved him from sea to Neo Tokyo, where he joined the Minato Tribe. Together with Haru, he joined the Minato Tribe. The only dream he has is to win against the strong man, Shun Kamiyal. As he is new in XB, he keeps on struggling to memorize the rules but he keeps on a challenging opponent with his courage and strength.
The Japanese voice actor, Chiharu Sawashiro voiced the character. Chiharu works with Stay Luck.
The American voice actor, writer, and voice director Phillip Sacramento provided the English voice for this character.
- Birthday: July 20
- Height: 191 cm
Manami Daimon is a member of the Minato Tribe. Always he seems to support his teammates. Manami is a great cook and owns a restaurant named Lovely Ocean. Naturally, he is a very mild person however, he is uncontrollable when he loses his temper.
The Japanese voice for the character is provided by the Japanese voice actor Fukushi Ochiai. Ochiai is a voice talent of Aoni Production.
Moving towards the English dubbed version, the American voice actor Brendan Blaber provided the voice. Some of his projects include My Hero Academia, Wonder Egg Priority, and Sasaki and Miyano.
- Birthday: March 30
- Height: 150 cm
Santaro Mita is a member of the Minato Tribe. While he is just a relief pitcher but he thought of himself as the ace of the team. As Arisugawa is strict on rules and morals he often gets into trouble with Arisugawa because of his dirty mind and foul mouth. Often he abuses and rags new members because of his seniority. Besides having that kind of behavior he is caring and friendly as well.
The Japanese voice artist, Mutsumi Tamura portrayed the character Mita. As of now, Mutsumi works for the talent management firm, I’m Enterprise. Some of his projects include Darling in the Franxx, Digimon Adventure, and Fire Force.
Heading towards the English dubbed version, the American voice actor Kevin Thelwell provided the voice. Kevin has also worked with FUNimation Entertainment, Bang Zoom! Entertainment and Sound Cadence Studios.
- Birthday: November 23
- Height: 183 cm
Hyakutaro Senju is the member of the Adachi Tribe. In the field, he plays as the ace pitcher and he is also the captain of his team. While playing the game he wears a burning hot set of custom XB gear, with the fireball and fire bat. Without any mercy, he crushes his every opponent and even takes strong pride in XB between tribes. Senju does not have a licensed motorcycle so he also uses the basic bike like his teammates.
The Japanese voice for the character is portrayed by the Japanese voice actor Kentarō Kumagai. Kentarō is affiliated with Haikyō. Some of his projects include The God of High School, Yoshimaho, and Haikyuu.
- Birthday: January 31
- Height: 177 cm
Tenshim Otori is the king of Neo Tokyo. Otori started providing training for his successor Ojiro, to make him one of the best and fastest players of XB. To prove the power of the Otori family he wants to defeat all the tribes at XB.
The Japanese voice actor, Hiroaki Nakamura contributed to the character. Nakamura is also a professional actor and narrator. His stage name is Hiroshi Naka. Hiroshi currently works with the talent management company, Ken Production.
Whereas, the English voice for the character is provided by the American voice actor, writer, and director Michael Sorich.