Sports Anime

Yoichi Isagi Gets the Ball Rolling in Blue Lock’s First Character Trailer

It's not a sports anime without heartbreak and perseverance, and upcoming soccer anime Blue Lock puts that front and center with its first character trailer for Yoichi Isagi! https://youtu.be/ciPljba-0k4 Kazuki Ura will be playing him in the anime, joined by Tasuku...

Sorairo Utility Sets New Year’s Eve Tee-Off with First Trailer

Fore! Golf anime news incoming! Original short anime Sorairo Utility has come out swinging, releasing its first trailer and revealing a December 31 air date, along with cast and staff details: https://youtu.be/zvuJ-D1W_bU Miyu Takagi (D4DJ First Mix), Yurina Amami (MILGRAM), and...

2.43 Seiin High School Boys Volleyball Team English Dub Announced, Cast and Crew Revealed

This team is ready to serve. We're excited to announce that the 2.43 Seiin High School Boys Volleyball Team English dub is officially on its way to Funimation, and we've got details on the series cast and crew! On November 4,...

Production I.G’s Aoashi Anime Reveals Main Cast, Teaser Trailer

From volleyball and baseball to marathon running and ballroom dancing, Production I.G has made its mark on numerous sports over the years, but have yet to tackle the most popular of all…until now! It was just announced that the studio...

Birdie Wing -Golf Girls’ Story- Original Anime Announced for 2022

It's a hole in two for golf anime, because another original project, Birdie Wing -Golf Girls' Story-, has just been announced! Bandai Namco Pictures, who is producing the anime, unveiled a key visual, staff and cast for the series: RELATED: Funimation...

Yostar Pictures Reveals Original Golf Anime Sorairo Utility

This year brought skateboarding, water polo and ice hockey into the ever-expanding anime sports genre, and the future is already looking to add even more! Yostar Pictures, who recently announced an Arknights anime series, also revealed they're producing an original...

Original Badminton Anime Ryman’s Club Announced for Winter 2022

Members of Sunlight Beverage's sales department are teaming up to break the sports anime mold in Ryman's Club, a new original anime project scheduled for Winter 2022! First up on the roster of details is a set of teaser visuals,...

Soccer Anime Blue Lock Reveals First Character Visual for Yoichi Isagi

Two months have passed since the whistle was blown on Blue Lock's anime adaptation, and the warm-ups before the big game have begun! The first pass goes to Blue Lock's star player, Yoichi Isagi, with this new character visual and...

An Ice Hockey Anime?! PuraOre! ~Pride of Orange~ Comes to Funimation This Fall

Yes, you read that right, an ice hockey anime! We're excited to announce that PuraOre! ~Pride of Orange~ is officially coming to Funimation as part of the Fall 2021 anime season lineup. This sports anime is set in Nikko City,...

RE-MAIN English Dub Announced, Cast and Crew Revealed

The summer might be over, but it's not too late to get in the pool! We're excited to announce that the RE-MAIN English dub is officially on its way to Funimation, and we've got details on cast, crew and...

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The Heike Story is a Beautiful Modern Retelling of a Historical Epic

Every anime season always has one underrated gem, and for me this past fall, that gem was The Heike...