Do you love sports and
There’s a lot of
If you want to try a sports
Down below is a list of new or recent sports
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A boy who had quit playing water polo decided to rejoin a water polo team in high school.
Looking at the trailer and scenes on youtube, the animation looks beautiful and I think those that are into water polo should get into this
Check out the trailer and see for yourself.
2. Bakuten!! (Backflip)
It’s about a middle school boy who never became good at baseball as he was mostly like a benchwarmer.
One day he sees the high school team at a park doing gymnastics. He then decides to enroll in the high school and hopes to join the gymnastics club.
You can clearly see that there’s like a 3D scene within the song itself.
3. Sayonara Watashi no Cramer
Two girls are soccer stars from their middle school as they enter high school.
They decided to join the soccer team and to bring their high school to the top.
The series is still airing in Japan and the English
If you like soccer, this series is good and the drawing of the characters is a bit different.
I do like the opening and ending songs and the animation is good.
There’s a total of 10 episodes so it’s a short
4. Wave!! Surfing Yappe!
Masaki meets a transfer student before summer break as the transfer student tells Masaki about surfing.
It’s from experience and life lessons that Masaki has to learn as he enters adulthood.
The trailer and scenes on youtube of the
There’s not much
5. Shin Tennis no Ouji-Sama: Hyoutei vs Rikkai Game of Future
There’s only two episodes for the Hyoutei vs Rikkai match but it’s almost an hour long each.
Hyoutei and Rikkai are two rival schools against the main protagonist school: Seigaku.
If you haven’t been watching Prince of Tennis, you might be a bit confused about what’s going on if you just watch the Hyoutei vs Rikkai match. However it’s not too confusing on what is going on if you watch both episodes.
Two girls that have been friends love baseball but got separated later on.
Both girls meet up one day as they have gone to separate high schools and they start to play baseball with their high school team.
The storyline is easy to catch and there’s twelve episodes to watch if you like watching baseball
7. Hoshiai no Sora
It’s about a middle school kid who transfers to another school and from there he meets his childhood friend to join the tennis club.
Besides the abrupt ending, the
It may not be suitable for young kids to watch.
Besides being dark, it is a tennis series so you’ll see the team’s growth throughout.
The series is still a bit new and those who like tennis or sports should watch this despite the ending.
8. Try Knights
A high school student sees some students playing around but he meets another boy, Akira, who tells him that they were practicing for rugby as Akira has given up on the sport.
If you don’t know the sport of rugby, this
If you can get past the negative reviews, you might end up liking this
9. Harukana Receive
Two cousins enter high school as both girls are insecure about their height. However, they decided to open up a volleyball club at their school.
Volleyball is one of those popular sports that men and women join.
Summer season is coming up and you’re thinking of what to do during the summer to have fun. Why not try volleyball?
If you aren’t sure, you can always watch Harukana Receive
10. Clean Freak! Aoyama-Kun!
A student who is obsessed with cleaning is a genius at playing soccer.
That’s the main theme here.
The MC gets attention similar to Kokomi in Saiki K. But avoids the attention and isn’t fond of it.
The animation and art is quite nice in this series as well.
It’s a solid 7/10 on the dot on MAL, to give you an idea. But it’s still recommended.
11. Yowamushi Pedal: New Generation
Onoda is a high school student and wants to join the
Onoda makes friends when someone notices him cycling one day, leading him to join the cycling club.
It’s a good
There’s four seasons of the series, movies, video games, a live action drama and film.
There’s a rumor that a fifth season of the series should have been happening in early 2021.
The music for the series isn’t that bad either.
Relevant: 25 Of The Greatest Anime OST’S
12. Minami Kamakura Koukou Joshi Jitenshabu
A group of girls in high school wants to form a cycling club.
It’s a short
With enjoyable moments and even some life lessons, It’s a female lead sports
13. Anima Yell!
A high school girl wants to start her own cheerleading club and starts recruiting.
When I first saw the opening song, I really thought this
There isn’t much
The characters have different storylines as the series follows them on what they do during school and cheerleading, similar tot the
It’s a fun and cute anime to get into.
A high school boy faces consequences that forces him stop playing basketball.
He then decides to go and help coach the Elementary School basketball team. Eventually he becomes friends with them.
At first glance, you think that this
It may be an old series but the animation is decent with cutesy vibes to it.
There’s a total of two seasons but it’s not a long series to watch at all.
15. Long Riders!
A college student discovers road cycling. If you don’t know much about cycling in detail, this short
This series will tell you what kind of bikes there and things of that nature.
The music isn’t that bad to listen to if you’re someone who pays attention to
It’s about high school girls that are playing in their tennis club. Don’t expect this
Technically the series is more about following the girls around on what they do while they aren’t playing tennis.
You can think of this aspect like K-On in a way.
It’s a long series to watch and the animation is quite good if you’re into the newer
Give it a chance if you’re looking for something to watch that has tennis. It’ just might surprise you.
It’s about a girl who is good at the sport of karuta.
There is no news yet if there will be a season four of Chihayafuru.
When Chihayafuru aired in 2011, karuta became popular in the real world and the
Karuta may be a card game but it’s a fun game that needs skill to play.
The animation doesn’t hurt either, as it’s beautiful.
18. Yuri! On Ice
Yuri loses his chance at the finals of ice skating and there he meets Victor, who’ll become his coach throughout the series.
Yuri on Ice is another popular short
If you don’t like (BL) boys love
You can binge watch Yuri on Ice as it has twelve episodes and there’s even an upcoming movie that should be releasing soon.
There’s not a lot of
19. Ace of Diamond
It’s about a boy who has an unusual pitch as he plays baseball for his high school.
Ace of Diamond isn’t a popular
Just like some of the older or newer sports
20. Free! Eternal Summer
A high school student is a swimmer who meets up with his rival one day and after meeting up with him, the student and his friends decide to have a swim team.
There were some hints throughout the series but it never really happened.
You can tell that the animation is just awesome and that the storyline is great.
The studio behind it is Kyoto Animation.
21. Ping Pong The Animation
Two friends play ping pong but they have different lives while playing ping pong.
The new generation that have seen ping pong
Some of the older generation does though.
I’m one of the older generation that likes
That said, it’s recommended for its quality in general.
The main benefit of these shows is it can make you want to play sports while watching the series.
It’s a great way to get you motivated so that you can go outside and play sports in the real world.
- Kuroko No Basket.
- Prince Of Tennis.
- One Outs.
- Girls Und Panzer.