FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will stream J.C. Staff’s original television anime Skate-Leading Stars two weeks before its premiere in Japan. FUNimation will stream the series in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland; on AnimeLab in Australia and New Zealand; and on Wakanim in France, Germany, and Scandinavia. The anime is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on January 12, 2021.
The story of Skate-Leading Stars is described as:
The story follows high schooler Kensei Maeshima who is swept back into the world of skating when his rival (who also led him to quit figure skating in the first place) Reo Shinozaki announces he will be competing in the team sport of skate-leading.
When Maeshima meets Hayato Sasugai, a boy who knows all about Maeshima’s time as a figure skater, he’s convinced to join skate-leading and take on Shinozaki again.