TOP 3 sports anime not to be missed

Although not gaining a lot of attention with action shounen, such as One piece, Naruto, Bleach, etc., anime with sports topics is also a popular genre and a place to stimulate sports enthusiasts of countless fans.


Moreover, in recent times, sports anime has also achieved a certain breakthrough and success in the number of viewers. It is easy to see that the popular sports in Japan such as baseball, football, basketball, swimming, etc. frequently appears in manga/anime.

1. Baby Steps

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The protagonist of Baby Steps is first-year student Eiichiro Maruo. One day, he realized he was weak in exercise and lack of exercise, so he went to the tennis club and was attracted to this sport from there. So, the journey to overcome the difficulties and challenges of a weak young man who wants to discover his strengths starts here.

2. Hajime no Ippo

If you are a fan of sports anime, you must know this anime. So far, Hajime no Ippo has always held a unique position among boxing anime. The main character is Ippo Makunouchi, a gentle, shy student with no friends.

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Once accidentally, Ippo was rescued by boxer Takamura when he was bullied. Thanks to that, he had the opportunity to know boxing and began to take the first steps on the road to becoming a professional boxer. If what you think about boxing is just like heavenly punches, then Hajime no Ippo will definitely change your perspective.

3. Eyeshield 21

The main protagonist of Eyeshield 21 is Sena Kobayakawa – a frail little student, often a target of bullying in school. After passing the transfer exam and being accepted into Deimon High School, Sena was bullied again and was a foot slave for the trio: Kazuki Jumonji, Koji Kuroki, and Shozo Togano.

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Later, Yoichi Hiruma – the captain of Deimon’s football team – discovered that Sena could run very fast, so he forced him to join the team .. And, the story of Eyeshield 21 was officially started from here.

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