Despite it´s name... This is a Sport Anime without references of such genre.
The official website of the Anime of Yuri!!! on Ice has announced that it will premier in October 6, besides that, Wataru Harano will be the one who will sing the ending theme who will have the name of “You Only Live Once”, he also will be the voice of the character of Georgi Popovich.
Anime News Network describes the story as follows:
“The show’s story revolves around Yūri Katsuki, who carried all of Japan’s hopes on his shoulders to win at the Gran Prix Finale ice skating competition, but suffered a crushing defeat. He returns home to Kyushu and half feels like he wants to retire, and half feels like he wants to continue ice skating. With those mixed feelings swirling inside him, he confines himself inside his parents house. Suddenly the five-time consecutive world championship ice skater Victor Nikiforov appears before him, and along with him is Yuri Plisetsky, a young Russian figure skater who is already defeating his seniors. Victor and both Yuris take up the challenge on an unprecedented Gran Prix series.”
Sayo Yamamoto is directing the movia and overseeing the scripts, Mitsuou Kubo (the Manga Creator) is designing the original character and making the storyboards.
Via: Anime News Network