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Los Angeles Chargers release anime-inspired schedule video with references to ‘Naruto,’ ‘One Piece,’ more

  • The Los Angeles Chargers’ schedule release video for the 2022-2023 season came in the form of a colorful anime opening.

  • The opening features a J-pop song and anime character versions of the NFL players featured on the schedule.

  • The announcement parodies popular anime and animated shows such as “One Piece,” “Naruto,” “Avatar: The Last Airbender” and “Attack on Titan.”

The Los Angeles Chargers’ schedule release video for the 2022-2023 season came in the form of a colorful anime opening.

The video was tweeted on Thursday by the NFL team’s official Twitter account and has amassed over 4.7 million views.

Like any other anime opening tracks, the introduction also comes with a J-pop theme, Hideuki Asada’s “Dream Within a Dream.”  There are also anime character versions of the NFL players featured on the schedule.

The opening features various players in dramatic poses and announces the Chargers’ future games while parodying popular anime and animated shows such as “One Piece,” “Naruto,” “Avatar: The Last Airbender” and “Attack on Titan.”

The Chargers will kick off the 2022 NFL season by facing the Las Vegas Raiders at home.

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