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.
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?
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. …
Welcome to a world where women rule! Where handsome young men serve as toy boys, middle-aged men just exist to be ripped off, and schools’ golf coaches are either drunkards or into high school girls. Where 75% of the executives are women and business negotiations are conducted with ‘betting golf.’ Welcome to the world of Birdie Wing!
Gunjō no fanfāre features a rich ensemble of teenage characters with one single goal: becoming jockeys. And yet, there’s more than horse racing that challenges their teenage lives. From coping with loss to dealing with one’s parentage, or learning about the limits of one’s abilities. It’s a colorful coming-of-age story in the horse-racing business.
Ippo and his friends will captivate your heart even if you’re not a boxing fan. Nail-biting action, thrilling fights, and heartwarming romance accompany Ippo’s quest to find out what it means to be strong.
The anime Dive!! is filled to the brim with topics one could choose to talk about. Of course, there is the most obvious one which is diving. But we also see a teenager revolt against parental disregard and the scheming of the grown-up world. We learn about what makes and breaks friendship and how a female coach influences the lives to three young men.
The soccer anime DAYS and its 3-episode sequel DAYS: Touin Gakuen-sen! will excite all those who watch a sports anime for its sport. Nothing will distract you from the blood, sweat, and tears shed during practice and tournament matches. But DAYS also teaches us how to do our best.
Among the mass of baseball, soccer, and basketball anime, Love All Play and Ryman’s Club stood out like two rare gems. I was really looking forward to watching them, hoping to be drawn into the exciting world of Badminton!