Anime series to feature sepak takraw !-- -- Rainier Allan Ronda (The Philippine Star) - June 9, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines A Pasig City-based animation company will soon come out with an anime series on the country's national sport sepak takraw or kick volleyball
. Sinag Animation Studioshad posted a teaser video on the series on Facebook, which has stirred excitement among netizens.
Traditional sports such as bullfighting in Spain, sumo wrestling in Japan, Sepak takraw (kick volleyball
to you and me) in South-East Asia and martial arts in China may not get huge global coverage, but there is no denying their importance.
The initiative was part of the programme of FESTA Qatar to further promote sepak takraw, also known as kick volleyball
, and to raise awareness and enhance knowledge of the sport among Filipino youth.
Kumar is the son of a rickshaw driver and was a part of the Indian Sepak Takraw (kick volleyball
) team at the Games 2018.
Among these is sepak takraw, a Southeast Asian native sport also known as kick volleyball
THE popularity of India as a potential market is attracting officials of many little- known or unknown sports to start leagues, and an obscure sport called sepaktakraw or kick volleyball
, popular in Southeast Asia but with little fan following here, is the latest to jump on the bandwagon.
In sepaktakraw, a South-East Asian sport often called 'kick volleyball
', each losing semifinalist receives a bronze medal at these Games.
Ailyn Agonia Doha Filipino Expatriates Sepak Takraw Association Qatar (Festa Qatar) keeps the spirit of the 'sepak takraw' (kick volleyball
) alive among Filipinos in the country through various programmes aimed at promoting the sport.