When you pick up King of the Octagon, prepare for an amazing cast of characters, a protagonist you'll cheer for, hilarious moments that will make you laugh out loud, and intense fights that will keep you hooked until the last second. Get ready for fiery clashes, passionate youths, and contract negotiations. So, what are you waiting for?
Hanebado! is a wonderful anime. It pulls at your heartstrings and makes you gasp in disbelief. Yet, small happy endings throughout the story will warm your heart and make you smile. The teenagers’ passion for badminton sustains them throughout their struggles, and watching them chase the shuttle will convince you that badminton is a thrilling sport.
Shojo FIGHT! lives up to its name. Neri and her friends fight for love, victory, and freedom—on and off court. They take on each other and their senpai in intra-squat games, but they also go head-to-head with a dangerous organization, all the while navigating through the turbulent currents of adolescent life and love.
Are you looking for a story where evasion is the primary skill, the rage is running rampant, and the art will both bewilder and amaze you? Then "Infinity" is your go-to fencing manhwa. When Damin joins the fencing club, he encounters passionate athletes and watches gripping matches. Seasoned with droll oddities, this manhwa will leave you gasping in wonder and surprise.
All Out!! is a great anime to watch. It’s fun, it’s sweet, and it’s exciting. It doesn’t teach as much about rugby as I would have hoped, but who cares about that when the action scenes are heart-stopping and the athletes’ stories send your emotions on a roller-coaster ride?
A tall body is the ultimate weapon in basketball… or maybe not? Aoba Taiju is roughly 2m (~6.6ft) tall. He has played basketball since primary school, and yet, his worth as a player is constantly being contested. Not because of a lack of experience or some other skill-related issue. No, purely because of his height.
Kengan Ashura will have you glued to your seat if you are looking for intense fighting and blood-splattering violence. The ground of the arena trembles as men of insane physical prowess crash into each another, trying to defeat their opponents. The stakes are high. But not only for the fighters. …
Wind Breaker has it all! Yeah, that pretty much sums up this awesome cycling manhwa. It’s filled with riveting sports-action scenes, spiced with various romantic relationships, and doesn’t lack hilarious comedy. There is also a rich amount of violence and strong language. Are you looking for a story that gets your adrenaline pumping? Then Wind Breaker is the right pick!
Yama o wataru (Crossing mountains) is for those who love the outdoors but also for those who have yet to discover its charms. If you’re curious about mountaineering, then Yama o wataru is the perfect read for you. So, pack your bags and get ready, because after reading the manga, you might want to take on a mountain yourself.
Before “Mix,” there was “Cross Game.” Prior to that, “H2” was published, and “Touch” came out even earlier. But Adachi Mitsuru’s first, very own story was “Nine,” published from 1978 to 1980. Similar to his subsequent baseball manga, it’s a story about the members of a school’s baseball club navigating through the torrents of life and love.