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Haikyuu!!: To the Top

Haikyuu!!: To the Top (Anime)

ハイキュー!! TO THE TOP (Japanese), Haikyuu!! (2020) (Synonyms), Haikyuu!! Fourth Season (Synonyms), Haikyuu!! 4th Season (Synonyms)

The fourth season of Haikyuu!!

Genres: Comedy Drama Shounen Sports School


Tamayomi (Anime)

球詠 (Japanese)

In her Junior High years, the pitcher Yomi Takeda was not able to get very far in a cross-school baseball tournament. Since the catcher on her team wasn't at her level, she couldn't use her signature move, the "Magic Throw," and eventually regretted not being able to use it. After Junior High, she decided to stop playing baseball and went to Shin Koshigaya High School, a school without a baseball club. There, she found her long lost childhood friend, Tamaki Yamazaki, who used to play catch ball​ with her when they were kids. Tamaki also played baseball during her Junior High years as a catcher, and could even catch Yomi's "Magic Throw!" Their promise with each other during their childhood could now be fulfilled! Walking together on the road of baseball once again...

Genres: Seinen Sports School

Categories: Baseball Twin/s School Club/s Childhood Friend/s Female Dominance


number24 (Anime)

number24 (English), number24 ナンバー・トゥーフォー (Japanese)

Natsusa Yuzuki entered university expecting to be the rugby club's ace, but he can no longer play rugby due to certain circumstances. Ibuki Ueoka is a senior who also quit playing rugby. There is also Yasunari Tsuru, Natsusa's junior who finds him disagreeable.

Genres: Sports School

Ahiru no Sora

Ahiru no Sora (Anime)

あひるの空 (Japanese)

Lacking what is considered the most important asset in basketball, Sora Kurumatani has struggled with his short height since the inception of his love for the game. Despite missing this beneficial aspect, Sora's unwavering drive never allowed his small stature to dictate his ability to play, believing strongly in trying his hardest and persistently practicing to prove his capability. In hopes of satisfying his mother's wishes, Sora enters Kuzuryuu High School to become a member of the basketball club and compete wholeheartedly in tournaments.

Genres: Drama Shounen Sports School

Categories: School Club/s Short Male Lead Romantic Subplot Delinquent/s Competition/s Training Clumsy Protagonist Death of Loved One/s Professional Sport/s Weak Male Lead Basketball

Major 2nd

Major 2nd (Anime)

メジャーセカンド (Japanese)

Daigo is born as the son of Gorou, a father who is too great. What path will Daigo, who is burdened with great expectations, take in baseball? ANN)

Genres: Comedy Drama Shounen Sports


Suzuka (Anime)

Suzuka (English), 涼風 (Japanese)

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.

Genres: Drama Shounen Sports Romance

Beyblade Burst

Beyblade Burst (Anime)

ベイブレードバースト (Japanese)

Valt Aoi is a hot-blooded kid who loves to attack and wields a Beyblade named Valkyrie. His close friend Shuu Kurenai is an elite Blader who is a genius but still puts in a lot of effort, and wields the Beyblade named Spriggan. ANN)

Genres: Action Adventure Sci-Fi Shounen Sports

Chihayafuru 3

Chihayafuru 3 (Anime)

ちはやふる 3 (Japanese), Chihayafull 3 (Synonyms)

Winning the high school team tournament was a great accomplishment for the Mizusawa members. Each of them has made great strides in improving themselves, and the victory symbolizes how far they've come. But after accomplishing one goal, their individual aims are within reach.

Genres: Drama Slice of Life Sports Josei School Game

Categories: Game/s Romantic Subplot Card/s Ambitious Goal Clumsy Protagonist Childhood Friend/s Competition/s Beautiful Female Lead Handsome Male Lead

Initial D First Stage

Initial D First Stage (Anime)

Initial D First Stage (English), 頭文字〈イニシャル〉D (Japanese), ID (Synonyms)

Unlike his friends, Takumi Fujiwara is not particularly interested in cars, with little to no knowledge about the world of car enthusiasts and street racers. The son of a tofu shop owner, he is tasked to deliver tofu every morning without fail, driving along the mountain of Akina. Thus, conversations regarding cars or driving in general would only remind Takumi of the tiring daily routine forced upon him.

Genres: Action Drama Seinen Sports Cars

Initial D Second Stage

Initial D Second Stage (Anime)

Initial D Second Stage (English), 頭文字〈イニシャル〉D SECOND STAGE (Japanese)

Following his victory over RedSuns leader Ryosuke Takahashi, AE86 driver Takumi Fujiwara is challenged by the Lancer EVO-based "Emperor," a group known for taking decals of racing teams they defeat, cutting them up and placing them on their cars like a fighter plane kill board. Takumi's undefeated streak is on the line as his AE86 is virtually no match against the more powerful and more agile four-wheel-drive EVOs of the Emperor team. ANN)

Genres: Action Drama Seinen Sports Cars

Initial D Third Stage

Initial D Third Stage (Anime)

頭文字〈イニシャル〉D THIRD STAGE (Japanese)

Shortly after graduating from high school, Takumi is approached by RedSuns leader Ryosuke Takahashi and offered to join him in forming a professional racing team. Before coming up with an answer to the proposal, Takumi seeks retribution by issuing a rematch to Emperor leader Kyouichi Sudou, who previously defeated him due to an engine failure. He is also challenged by Kai Kogashiwa, a second-generation street racer whose father was once a fierce rival of Takumi's father Bunta.

Genres: Action Drama Seinen Sports Romance Cars

Hajime no Ippo

Hajime no Ippo (Anime)

Fighting Spirit (English), はじめの一歩 THE FIGHTING! (Japanese), The First Step (Synonyms), Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting (Synonyms)

Makunouchi Ippo has been bullied his entire life. Constantly running errands and being beaten up by his classmates, Ippo has always dreamed of changing himself, but never has the passion to act upon it. One day, in the midst of yet another bullying, Ippo is saved by Takamura Mamoru, who happens to be a boxer.

Genres: Comedy Drama Shounen Sports

Categories: Weak to Strong Bullying Character Growth Training Rivalry Tournament/s Boxing Professional Sport/s Romantic Subplot Strong Male Lead Gifted Male Lead

Buzzer Beater

Buzzer Beater (Anime)


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.

Genres: Shounen Sports

Ginban Kaleidoscope

Ginban Kaleidoscope (Anime)

Skating Rink Kaleidoscope (English), 銀盤カレイドスコープ (Japanese)

Figure skater Tazusa Sakurano is on the fast track to the Olympics. As a top contender, her chances rest on a single competition in Canada. However, during her program, she falls and hits her head on the ice, knocking her unconscious.

Genres: Drama Supernatural Sports Romance

Air Gear

Air Gear (Anime)

Air Gear (English), エア・ギア (Japanese)

Air Trecks, also known as AT, are motorized and futuristic inline skates that are the new craze taking the nation by storm. Although each AT comes with a speed limiter, a community of daredevils known as the "Storm Riders" are brave enough to tamper with the device. Utilizing AT's in underground battles, individual teams wager valuable AT parts or team emblems—their symbol of pride—to dominate the streets.

Genres: Action Comedy Shounen Sports Ecchi

Captain Tsubasa

Captain Tsubasa (Anime)

キャプテン翼 (Japanese), Flash Kicker (Synonyms)

Captain Tsubasa is the passionate story of an elementary school student whose thoughts and dreams revolve almost entirely around the love of soccer. 11-year-old Tsubasa Oozora started playing soccer at a very young age, and while it was mostly just a recreational sport for his friends, for him, it developed into something of an obsession. In order to pursue his dream to the best of his elementary school abilities, Tsubasa moves with his mother to Nankatsu city, which is well-known for its excellent elementary school soccer teams.

Genres: Action Shounen Sports

Ookiku Furikabutte

Ookiku Furikabutte (Anime)

Big Windup! (English), おおきく振りかぶって (Japanese), Oofuri (Synonyms), Ohkiku Furikabutte (Synonyms), Swing Big! (Synonyms)

Ren Mihashi was the ace of his middle school's baseball team, but due to his poor pitching, they could never win. Constant losses eventually lead to his teammates bullying him and reached the point where his teammates no longer tried to win, causing Mihashi to graduate with little self-esteem. As a result, Mihashi decides to go to a high school in a different prefecture where he has no intention of playing baseball.

Genres: Comedy Seinen Sports

Ashita no Joe

Ashita no Joe (Anime)

Tomorrow's Joe (English), あしたのジョー (Japanese), Rocky Joe (Synonyms), Champion Joe (Synonyms)

Joe Yabuki is a troubled youth, whose only solution to problems is throwing punches at them. What he lacks in manners and discipline, he makes up for with his self-taught fighting skills. One day, while wandering the slums of Doya, Joe gets into a fight with the local gang.

Genres: Action Drama Slice of Life Shounen Sports

Wangan Midnight

Wangan Midnight (Anime)

湾岸ミッドナイト (Japanese)

Based on a seinen manga by Kusunoki Michiharu serialised in Young Magazine. The story gets its roots from the actual street racing that occurs on Tokyo's Shuto Expressway, one stretch of which is known as the "Wangan", literally meaning "bay side" (although it is generally used to refer to the freeway), the longest, straightest road in the entire country. Of course, there's also lots of traffic to contend with, including a fair number of heavy trucks.

Genres: Action Seinen Sports Cars

Major S4

Major S4 (Anime)

メジャー (第4シリーズ) (Japanese), Major 4th Season (Synonyms), Major 4 (Synonyms), m4 (Synonyms)

Having finished high school, Gorou Honda sets his sights on becoming a professional baseball player. His dreams are much more ambitious than becoming a Japanese Baseball League player, so he instead decides to move to the birthplace of his beloved sport, America, in order to play in the Major League. However, Gorou finds that the Major League players are much faster, stronger, and more driven than he is.

Genres: Comedy Drama Shounen Sports