Yabako Sandrovich and MAAM’s body-building comedy manga “How Much Heavy Dumbbells Can You Lift?” (“ダンベル何キロ持てる?”, “DUMBBELL Nan-Kilo Moteru?”) will be getting an anime adaptation soon! The series will air in Summer 2019, and will star Ai Fairouz and Sora Amamiya in the two lead roles. It will be directed by “Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun”‘s Mitsue Yamazaki, written by “New Game!”‘sFumihiko Shimo (“New Game!”), with fellow “New Game!” staffer Ai Kikuchi designing the characters.

©2019 Yabako Sandrovich・MAAM・Shogakukan / Silverman Gym
©2019 Yabako Sandrovich・MAAM・Shogakukan / Silverman Gym

“How Much Heavy Dumbbells Can You Lift?” follows the plight of high school student Hibiki Sakura, who loves to eat. When a friend comments on her weight gain, she is determined to diet and exercise her way to a slim summer figure. However, she cannot do it alone, so she joins a neighborhood gym — where she meets student council president Akemi Souryuuin (who has a muscle fetish). Together, they enter the challenging world of weight-training.

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