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ova Ace wo Nerae: Final Stage
Ace wo Nerae: Final Stage
<p>Hiromi continues developing her tennis and shows the results while undergoing an emotional change into an adult.</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
fall 1989 •
finished airing
• 6.59/10
#action #drama #sports
movie Ace wo Nerae! (1979)
Ace wo Nerae! (1979)
High school freshman Hiromi joins the tennis club because of her admiration for Ryuzaki. Ryuzaki is a senior, who's the best tennis player on the team and also nicknamed "Ochōfujin", ("Madame Butterfly"), because of her elegance on the tennis court. However, the new coach, Jin Munakata, wants the inexperienced Hiromi to play in a forthcoming tournament.<br><br> Due to this, Hiromi considers quitting tennis for good but, in the depth of her soul, she soon realizes that she loves tennis after all. She returns to the club and, under Munakata's coaching, her talent starts to bloom.<br><br> In the end, Hiromi develops a strong emotional bond with her coach, not knowing that Munakata is risking his life because of a chronic illness.<br><br> (Source: AnimeNfo)
summer 1979 •
finished airing
• 6.87/10
#drama #romance #school #shoujo #sports #action #fantasy #game #sci-fi #adventure #magic #mystery #demons #military #mecha #horror #comedy #seinen #slice of life #ecchi #parody #shounen #dementia
ova Ace wo Nerae! 2
Ace wo Nerae! 2
<p>Three years has passed since the events of the first series. Hiromi continued training with her coach and became Japan's junior champion. Their common profits have also contributed to the coach being chosen as the first trainer of the Japanese Selection of Tennis and is arranged to head a trip with the youngest members of the team to USA. The relation between Hiromi and its trainer is narrower at personal level but it exceeds the teacher-student bond with great difficulty. </p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
summer 1988 •
finished airing
• 6.82/10
#drama #shoujo #sports
ova I&#039;ll/CKBC
I&#039;ll/CKBC
<p>Two boys, Tachibana and Hiiragi were once brutal rivals in the game of basketball. Hiiragi soon transfers into Tachibana's school and basketball team. They begin as team-mates, but with Hiiragi's family pushing him to play on a better team. Tachibana and Hiiragi must now play against each other. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
fall 2002 •
finished airing
• 6.39/10
#action #school #shounen #sports
tv H2
H2
<p>Hiro has two loves: baseball and porn, but due to an elbow injury, gives up baseball, choosing a school with no baseball team. His childhood friend Hikari attends a different school with baseball ace Hideo. The two of them wish that Hiro had not given up baseball. Hiro joins the soccer team and meets Haruka, a very clumsy girl who is also the daughter of his father's boss. Haruka is the manager of the unofficial baseball club at Hiro's school. When the soccer team challenges the baseball club to a game, with hopes of humiliating them, the baseball club nearly loses until Hiro, disgusted by the soccer team's arrogance, switches to the baseball club. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
summer 1995 •
finished airing
• 7.34/10
#comedy #romance #shounen #sports
tv Capeta
Capeta
<p>Taira Kappeita, or Capeta, was a 4th grader boy. He had lost his mother when he had been very little. Although he pretended to be tough in front of his father, actually he felt lonely. One day, his father brought junk parts home from his workplace and made a racing cart. Soon, they went to a circuit to drive the cart. However, Capeta found that its frame was bent and it could hardly run straight. But, with his technique he managed the cart. Furthermore, he followed soon after the fast cart and he could nearly leave it behind. The driver in the cart was Minamoto Naomi, the champion of the East Japan Junior Cart. Looking at their chase, Naomi's mother, Minamoto Nanako, advised Capeta to take part in the official race.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
fall 2005 •
finished airing
• 7.89/10
#shounen #sports #cars
tv Suzuka
Suzuka
<p>Yamato Akitsuki travels to Tokyo alone to study in one of the high schools located within the area. He lives in with his aunt who operates a public bath solely for the ladies in the local district and begins his normal high-school life. One day, he chances upon a girl in school and is immediately mesmerized by her beauty. He is shocked when he realizes later that the girl, Suzuka, is actually living next door to him. From then on, Yamato's ordinary life begins to change little by little.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
summer 2005 •
finished airing
• 7.3/10
#drama #romance #sports #shounen
tv Buzzer Beater
Buzzer Beater
<p>Hideyoshi is a homeless boy living in New York in the near future, who survives by hustling other kids in basketball games. But now he's been drafted into a pro team-a pro team with a very unique goal. There once was a time when humans dominated the game of basketball. But times have changed, and now the physically superior alien players have taken over the game, and there are barely any human players left. But Hideyoshi's team-the first all-human team to compete in the Space League-intends to change all that, and bring the championship back home to Earth.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
winter 2005 •
finished airing
• 6.64/10
#shounen #sports
ova Shiritsu Araiso Koutougakkou Seitokai Shikkoubu
Shiritsu Araiso Koutougakkou Seitokai Shikkoubu
<p>Kubota Makoto and Tokitoh Minoru (characters from Kazuya Minekura's manga Wild Adaptor—though no reference is made to the darker storyline of WA in this light-hearted anime)—are the muscle of their high school's all-powerful student council. They defend the student body from disorder—generated by both humans and demons—while avoiding their classes.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
winter 2002 •
finished airing
• 6.52/10
#comedy #sports
tv Ginban Kaleidoscope
Ginban Kaleidoscope
<p>With $10 billion worth of beauty (or so she says), Sakurano Tazusa is a contestant for the selection of the Japanese representative at the winter Olympics' figure skating competition. However, her ability is questionable in the eyes of the media and public, as she constantly falls during critical moments in her competitions. During a particular fall, at the same time, a Canadian teen by the name of Pete Pumps perishes as an accident occurs during an air stunt. Before being allowed to pass on into the after life, Pete possess' Tazusa supposedly for a hundred days, living on in her body. Despite the discontent and anger Tazusa faced having her body and privacy invaded by this Canadian ghost, she moves her focus onto improving herself in hopes to be selected for the Olympics.</p>
fall 2005 •
finished airing
• 7.41/10
#drama #romance #sports
tv Grappler Baki: Saidai Tournament-hen
Grappler Baki: Saidai Tournament-hen
<p>Baki, a great grappler needs to live up to his name being the son of the the greatest grapplers of all time: Hanma Yujiro. At the Shinshinkai Organization's private arena, anything goes and the odds are always stacked against you. Current champion of the urderground tournament he fight to defend his title against the worlds strongest and best martial artists, including "the beast" his own father Yujiro.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
fall 2001 •
finished airing
• 7.49/10
#action #shounen #sports #martial arts
tv Major S2
Major S2
<p>This series picks up a few years after season one. Goro is now older, and has come back to his original home town. As if nothing changed, he starts off right where he left with his old friends and tries to fit back in. Join him as his embarks on setting out to join up with the elite baseball school, Kaido.</p>
winter 2006 •
finished airing
• 8.33/10
#comedy #drama #shounen #sports
tv Major S1
Major S1
<p>Honda Shigeharu is a Major League batter on the rise. His son Goro is a Little League pitcher who one day hopes to follow in his father's footsteps. Hoshino Momoko is Goro's schoolteacher, and the first woman Shigeharu has been interested in since the death of Goro's mother. The destines of these three individuals will become intertwined as father and son experience both heartbreak and triumph on the baseball diamond. But when an unspeakable tragedy visits the family, it will take everything they have to pick up the pieces and reclaim their dreams.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
fall 2004 •
finished airing
• 8.35/10
#comedy #drama #shounen #sports
tv Yawara!
Yawara!

Yawara! is a sports anime laced with comedic and romance elements. It starts off with Yawara Inokuma, a high school girl who is most interested in doing the things that your average Japanese high school girl does; however, she has been trained in Judo for years by her grandfather, Jigorou (A former Japan Judo Champion), who has much grander plans in store for her as a Judo superstar. He manipulates matters so that Yawara ends up having to perform in matches and tournaments. His final plan is for Yawara to "Win the Gold Medal in the Olympics and be awarded the Nation Medal of Honor."

(Source: AniDB, edited)

fall 1989 •
finished airing
• 7.56/10
#action #comedy #drama #romance #sports
tv Hiatari Ryoukou!
Hiatari Ryoukou!
<p>Kishimoto Kasumi, a 15-year-old girl, was supposed to live at her auntie's house in order to go to high school since April. However, when she moved to the house she was surprised with the fact that there were already four new male students living in the same house. To make the matter worse, that day while she was taking a bath, Takasugi Yusaku, one of those boys, came into the bath and saw her naked. This is how Kasumi's troublesome high school days started. </p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
winter 1988 •
finished airing
• 7.17/10
#comedy #romance #school #sports
tv Zoids Shin Seiki/Zero
Zoids Shin Seiki/Zero
<p>Zoids—powerful animal-shaped combat mechs—are no longer used in warfare, but in organized sporting competitions. The Blitz Team, a group of pilots struggling to carve out a niche for themselves in the Zoid battling leagues, experience a stroke of luck when Bit Cloud, a vagrant junk dealer, wanders into their midst and proves himself capable of piloting the temperamental Liger Zero, a Zoid that refuses to let anyone else into its cockpit. Led by Bit and the Liger, the Blitz Team steadily make their way to the top—but along the way they attract the unwelcome attention of the Backdraft Group, an organization of Zoid pilots that operates outside the laws set down by the Zoid Battle Commission. The Backdraft want powerful Zoids to add to their ranks, and they have their eye on the Liger Zero...</p>
winter 2001 •
finished airing
• 7.42/10
#adventure #comedy #mecha #shounen #sports #sci-fi
movie Prince of Tennis: Atobe&#039;s Gift
Prince of Tennis: Atobe&#039;s Gift
<p>Hyoutei Gakuen's strange (but impossibly wealthy) captain Atobe Keigo decides to throw a giant birthday party for his friend and teammate Kabaji. He invites the rest of the Prince of Tennis cast. Together they participate in many different sports and events: dancing, swimming, soccer, a relay race, and more. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
winter 2005 •
finished airing
• 7.56/10
#comedy #shounen #sports
movie Prince of Tennis: The Two Samurai, The First Game
Prince of Tennis: The Two Samurai, The First Game
<p>The regular players from Seigaku participates in an exhibition game aboard a cruise ship. However, they discover that the event is being run by a corrupt millionaire heavily involved in illegal gambling and betting, who demands that they lose the match on purpose. To add to the confusion, one of the players on the rival team introduces himself as Ryoma's brother. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
winter 2005 •
finished airing
• 7.43/10
#action #shounen #sports
ova Initial D Extra Stage
Initial D Extra Stage
<p>The Lancer EVO-driving group "Emperor" have defeated every racing team they've met in the Gunma region. Now they're out to challenge the duo of Mako and Sayuki and their SilEighty - the Impact Blue of Usui Mountain. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
winter 2001 •
finished airing
• 7.43/10
#action #drama #sports #seinen #cars
tv Air Gear
Air Gear
<p>Minami Itsuki never thought about seriously riding Air Treck motorized roller blades, until he got his butt handed to him by a street gang of Storm Riders. That day, he discovered in a locked up room, a pair of AT's and a box of stickers belonging to the Sleeping Forest street gang. One thing leads to another, and Ikki dons the wheels and begins to ride. As his reputation builds in the AT street fighting/racing world, he begins to develop his own gang and participate in more fights, gaining more and more territory.</p>
spring 2006 •
finished airing
• 7.62/10
#action #comedy #ecchi #shounen #sports