Sports Anime
  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. School
  4. Sports
  5. Team Sports
  6. Volleyball
  1. Production I.G
Apr 6, 2014 at 4:00am EDT

Shoyo Hinata isn't a large guy, but he's got huge ambitions: to become the next big thing in high school volleyball. Unfortunately, his junior high team was trashed in their first and only match. But now that he's enrolled in a high school with a top volleyball program, things are going to be different. There's just one problem: Tobio Kageyama, whose team beat Hinata's and is already considered a star player, is attending the same school. Can a kid out of nowhere hold his own against the King of the Court? Or could the rivalry and competition actually be the best thing for both of them? Get ready for a knock-down, throw-down, ultimate showdown barrage of volleys, spikes, and blocks as two rivals face off!

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. School
  4. Sports
  5. Team Sports
  6. Volleyball
  1. Production I.G
Oct 3, 2015 at 1:58pm EDT

After losing to Aoba Johsai at the Inter-High, the Karasuno High Volleyball Team is working their hardest toward the Spring Tournament. In the meantime, it's decided that they'll be heading to Tokyo for a training camp with Nekoma High and a handful of other powerful schools. The team is practicing hard, and not day during their run, Hinata and Kageyama get too excited and end up lost, and end up meeting someone rather unexpected...

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. School
  4. Sports
  5. Team Sports
  6. Volleyball
  1. Production I.G
Oct 7, 2016 at 12:55pm EDT

Picking up where the second season ended, the boys prepare to finally face off for the right to represent the prefecture in the volleyball national championship. Despite being known as “The Fallen Champions,” Karasuno is determined to take down the powerhouse that is the Shiratorizawa High volleyball team. As Hinata comes closer to fulfilling his promise to defeat Ushijima’s team, will the “Flightless Crows” finally find their wings and soar above the best school in the prefecture?

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Soccer
  2. Sports
  3. Team Sports
  1. eightbit
Oct 8, 2022 at 12:30pm EDT

Japan’s desire for World Cup glory leads the Japanese Football Association to launch a new rigorous training program to find the national team’s next striker. Three hundred high school players are pitted against each other for the position, but only one will come out on top. Who among them will be the striker to usher in a new era of Japanese soccer?

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. School
  4. Sports
  5. Team Sports
  6. Volleyball
  1. Production I.G
Jan 10, 2020 at 11:25am EST

※ NOTE: Fourth season of Haikyuu

The Karasuno High School Volleyball Club finally won their way into the nationals after an intense battle for the Miyagi Prefecture Spring Tournament qualifiers. As they were preparing for the nationals, Kageyama is invited to go to All-Japan Youth Training Camp. At the same time, Tsukishima is invited to go to a special rookie select training camp for first-years in Miyagi Prefecture. Hinata feels panic that he’s being left behind as one of the first-years and then decides to show up at the Miyagi Prefecture rookie select training camp anyway... As they prepare for the nationals, Hinata, Kageyama and the rest of the Karasuno High School Volleyball team get ready to face some new challenges!!

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Basketball
  2. Comedy
  3. School
  4. Sports
  5. Team Sports
  1. Production I.G
Apr 7, 2012 at 12:58pm EDT

The Teiko Middle School Basketball Team. The class that produced three perfect seasons in a row, with five once-in-a generation players, called "The Generation of Miracles." There was another player who all of them respected... A legendary 6th player. An up-and-coming power player, Taiga Kagami, is just back from America. When he comes to Seirin High School, he meets the super-ordinary boy, Tetsuya Kuroko. Kagami is shocked to find that Kuroko isn't good at basketball, in fact, he's bad! And he's so plain that he's impossible to see. But Kuroko's plainness lets him pass the ball around without the other team noticing him, and he's none other than the sixth member of the Miracle Generation. Kuroko makes a pact with Kagami to defeat the other members of the Miracle Generation, who have all played basketball at other schools. A battle of light (Kagami) and shadow (Kuroko) begins!

[Source: MyAnimeList]

  1. Action
  2. Combat Sports
  3. Drama
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Slice of Life
  6. Sports
  1. TMS Entertainment
Apr 5, 2018 at 12:28pm EDT

A desolate land stretches out from the city of poverty. A motorcycle speeds recklessly, blowing clouds of sand and dust. The rider is the protagonist of this story – he has neither a name nor a past.

All he has is his ring name, “Junk Dog” and a technique for rigging MEGALOBOX matches with his pal Gansaku Nanbu, which they use to support their hand-to-mouth lives. Although he has the skill, he isn’t dissatisfied enough to change his ways- but he’s not satisfied with his life either. JD is bored, resigned, and unfulfilled. He lives with frustration in a life of shadows beneath the lights of fame.

Meanwhile, under the bright sun is Yukiko Shirato, the daughter of Shirato Konzern —the reigning family of the wealthy class. Yukiko decides to advance her career by using MEGALOBOX to organize a large fighting event, MEGALONIA: the tournament to determine the champion of MEGALOBOX. She creates a scenario: MEGALOBOXER Yuri, under her control, will win and become the champion to further promote the Shirato brand gear and expand business. Yuri has been the reigning champion of MEGALOBOX for the past few years. Driven by self-discipline and his strong will to practice, he has the skills and presence of a true champion. The man himself is a shining exemplar of virtuosity.

This is a story of JD and his rival, Yuri. An encounter between shadow and light; a fast-paced story begins when their paths cross.

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. CGDCT
  2. Comedy
  3. Ecchi
  4. Slice of Life
  5. Sports
  1. Doga Kobo
Jul 3, 2019 at 9:30am EDT

Hibiki Sakura’s love for food is starting to affect her size. In effort to slim down, she scopes out her local gym only to discover two problems—it’s a haven for intimidating body builders, and her classmate Akemi has a weirdly aggressive muscle obsession. After meeting her handsome personal trainer, Machio, Hibiki bites the bullet and starts her quest for a hot bod!

[Source: Funimation]

  1. Performing Arts
  2. Sports
  1. MAPPA
Oct 5, 2016 at 1:21pm EDT

Yuri Katsuki carried the hope of all Japan on his shoulders in the Figure Skating Grand Prix, but suffered a crushing defeat in the finals. He returned to his hometown in Kyushu and hid away in his family's home, half wanting to continue skating and half wanting to retire. That was when the five-time consecutive world champion, Victor Nikiforov, suddenly showed up with his teammate, Yuri Plisetsky, a young skater starting to surpass his seniors. And so the two Yuris and the Russian champion Viktor set out to compete in a Grand Prix like none the world has ever seen!

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Comedy
  2. Sports
  1. BONES
Jan 9, 2021 at 12:00pm EST

“I know I saw it. There were white snowflakes falling from the sky, right here in Okinawa…”

Reki, a high school sophomore and skater, is addicted to “S,” a highly secret and dangerous downhill skateboarding race that takes place in an abandoned mine. The skaters are especially wild about the “beefs,” or heated battles that erupt in the races.

Reki takes Langa, a transfer student returning to Japan after studying abroad, to the mine where the races are held. Langa, who has no skateboarding experience, finds himself pulled into the world of “S”...

[Source: official English website]

  1. School
  2. Sports
  1. Kyoto Animation
Jul 3, 2013 at 11:30am EDT

After a run-in with former teammate Rin ends with bitter feelings and hurtful words, Haruka and his friends become determined to re-form the Iwatobi Swim Club. But they’re missing a much-needed fourth member! With their eyes set on the athletic Rei, they’ve got to do what it takes to convince him to join so they can be in fighting form to face Rin’s new school, Samezuka Academy.

[Source: Funimation]

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. School
  4. Sports
  5. Team Sports
  6. Volleyball
  1. Production I.G
February 15, 2024 EST

Shoyo Hinata joins Karasuno High’s volleyball club to be like his idol, a former Karasuno player known as the “Little Giant.” But, Hinata soon finds that he must team up with his middle school nemesis, Tobio Kageyama. Their clashing styles turn into a surprising weapon, but can they beat their rival Nekoma High in the highly anticipated “Dumpster Battle,” the long awaited ultimate showdown between two opposing underdog teams?

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Basketball
  2. School
  3. Sports
  4. Team Sports
  1. Production I.G
March 17, 2017 EDT

A sequel to the television anime series, taking place after Kuroko and Kagami become second-year students. An American street basketball team called Jabberwock comes to Japan and plays a friendly match with a Japanese team, but after the Japanese team suffers a crushing defeat, the team members of Jabberwock start mocking Japanese basketball. Their comments enrage Riko's father, and so he gathers a team made up of the five members of the Generation of Miracles plus Kuroko and Kagami, called Vorpal Swords, to have a revenge match against Jabberwock.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. School
  4. Sports
  5. Team Sports
  6. Volleyball
  1. Production I.G
December 20, 2019 EST

In the Miyagi Prefecture qualifiers for the Spring Tournament, Karasuno High School Volleyball Team manages to defeat Shiratorizawa Academy in an intense battle and secures their spot in the national tournament. Meanwhile in the Tokyo qualifiers, Nekoma High School, Fukurodani High School, Nohebi Academy, and Itachiyama Academy fight for the 3 slots to go to nationals. Will Nekoma High School be able to secure their spot in the tournament? Will we able to see a rematch of Nekoma and Karasuno’s Battle of the Garbage Dump on a national level? The Tokyo qualifiers are about to begin!!

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Combat Sports
  2. Ecchi
  3. Sports
  1. XEBEC
Oct 6, 2016 at 10:30am EDT

Nozomi Kaminashi is a fantastic gymnast, and in order to help her family out of poverty, has decided instead to become a competitor in a new women-only sport, Keijo. A lucrative endeavor, Keijo is a popular gambling sport where female players stand on floating platform on the water and must push other players off by only using breasts and buttocks. Will Nozomi be able to make it big in the world of Keijo?

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Performing Arts
  4. Romance
  5. School
  6. Sports
  1. Production I.G
Jul 6, 2017 at 9:30pm EDT

Feckless high school student Tatara Fujita wants to be good at something - anything. Unfortunately, he's about as average as a slouchy teen can be. The local bullies know this, and make it a habit to hit him up for cash, but all that changes when the debonair Kaname Sengoku sends them packing. Sengoku's not the neighborhood watch, though. He's a professional ballroom dancer. And once Tatara Fujita gets pulled into the world of the ballroom, his life will never be the same.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Soccer
  2. Sports
  3. Team Sports
  1. Production I.G
Apr 9, 2022 at 5:25am EDT

"I'll take you to the world."

Ashito Aoi is a middle schooler who lives in Ehime, and the ace of an unremarkable soccer club. The day that they lost the final tournament of middle school, Ashito runs along the ocean in frustration, before running into a man who had been watching his game.

That man is Tatsuya Fukuda, the coach of the high-school-aged Youth team of a leading J-League team, "Tokyo City Esperion FC."

After sensing immense potential in Ashito's still-unrefined skills, he describes his ambition.

"I want to build a team, and use it to take over the world. Our club isn't going to be a milestone for players who take on the world. Our club is going to be the world. And to make this happen, I'm going to need some 'aces' to train." After hearing Fukuda's offer, Ashito decides to head to Tokyo and try out for his team──

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Soccer
  2. Sports
  3. Team Sports
  1. eightbit
April 18, 2024 EDT

“That’s a hassle.” That was second-year high schooler Nagi Seishiro’s favorite phrase as he lived his dull life. Until Mikage Reo, a classmate who dreamed of winning the World Cup, discovered Nagi’s hidden skill, inspiring him to play soccer and share his outstanding talent. One day, he receives an invitation to the mysterious Blue Lock Project. What awaits him there is an encounter with the finest strikers assembled from across the country. Nagi’s dream of becoming the best, alongside Reo, will take this prodigy to a world he’s never known.

A prodigy can only be shaped when someone discovers him….now, striker Nagi Seishiro’s incredible talent and persona will set the soccer world ablaze.

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Badminton
  2. Sports
  3. Team Sports
  1. LIDENFILMS
Jul 1, 2018 at 11:00am EDT

Despite her great potential, Ayano Hanesaki would rather avoid badminton than play it. But, when she meets Nagisa Aragaki, a third year who spends every waking moment perfecting her game, she’s inspired. Encouraged by their coach, Tachibana Kentarou, Ayano and Nagisa will hit the court and rally against opponents and rivals with amazing skills!

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Action
  2. Combat Sports
  3. Drama
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Slice of Life
  6. Sports
  1. TMS Entertainment
Apr 4, 2021 at 10:00am EDT

In the end, “Gearless” Joe was the one that reigned as the champion of Megalonia, a first ever megalobox tournament. Fans everywhere were mesmerized by the meteoric rise of Joe who sprung out from the deepest underground ring to the top in mere three months and without the use of gear. Seven years later, “Gearless” Joe was once again fighting in underground matches. Adorned with scars and once again donning his gear, but now known only as Nomad…

[Source: TMS Entertainment]

  1. School
  2. Sports
  1. Kyoto Animation
Jul 2, 2014 at 11:00am EDT

The Iwatobi Swim Club returns! As their third year begins, Haruka, Makoto and Rin are still swimming strong, but choosing plans for their futures loom, and as friends both new and old make their way into the picture, rivalries will take root once again. Will the team make it out stronger than before or sink under pressure?

  1. Action
  2. Combat Sports
  3. Gore
  4. Martial Arts
  5. Sports
  1. TMS Entertainment
Jun 25, 2018 at 3:00am EDT

The protagonist, Baki Hanma, trains with an intense focus to become strong enough to surpass his father, Yujiro Hanma, the strongest fighter in the world. Five of the world's most violent and brutal death row inmates are gathering to face Baki. Their objective is to taste defeat -- their unmatched strength and skill have led them to grow bored of life itself, and they now seek out Baki in the hopes that he can overwhelm and utterly crush them. In this crisis, other underground martial art warriors gather to fight by Baki's side: Kaoru Hanayama, Gouki Shibukawa, Retsu Kaioh, and Doppo Orochi. An epic showdown between violent death row inmates and Baki and his friends begins!

[Source: Netflix]

  1. Basketball
  2. Drama
  3. School
  4. Sports
  5. Team Sports
  1. diomedéa
Oct 2, 2019 at 5:25am EDT

He may be shorter in stature, but Sora Kurumatani can soar and score on the basketball court! With a passion for the sport he inherited from his mother, Sora vows to her that he’ll take top prize at a high school basketball tournament… but there’s one problem. His new school’s basketball club has turned into a hangout for delinquents! Will Sora’s sheer tenacity and amazing three-point shooting change their minds and get the club up and running again?

[Source: Sentai Filmworks]

  1. Adult Cast
  2. Comedy
  3. Drama
  4. Sports
  1. Production I.G
Oct 2, 2018 at 12:34pm EDT

The Tokyo-Hakone Round-Trip College Ekiden Race or "Hakone Ekiden," one of the biggest university marathon relay races in Japan. The race is held every year on January 2-3 and goes between Tokyo and Hakone and back, for a total run of of nearly 217.9 km.

A friendship between two sidelined athletes helps them return to their beloved sport and build a team for a competitive long-distance relay race.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Drama
  2. Love Polygon
  3. Sports
  4. Strategy Game
  1. MADHOUSE
Oct 4, 2011 at 11:59am EDT

Chihaya is a lighthearted tomboy, who's not especially good at anything in particular. Her dream has always been for her sister (an aspiring model) to become the number one beauty of Japan, or perhaps of the world. But then one day she meets someone who tells her that a dream is something that should concern only herself—and something she has to work hard for as well.

At the same time, Chihaya discovers a passion for the old Japanese game hyakunin isshu, also called "karuta".

[Source: MyAnimeList]

  1. Combat Sports
  2. Comedy
  3. Drama
  4. Sports
  1. MADHOUSE
Oct 3, 2000 at 8:00pm EDT

Makunouchi Ippo is an ordinary high school student in Japan. Since he spends most of his time away from school helping his mother run the family business, he doesn't get to enjoy his younger years like most teenagers. Always a target for bullying at school (the family fishing business grants him a distinct odor), Ippo's life is one of hardship.

One of these after-school bullying sessions turns Ippo's life around for the better, as he is saved by a boxer named Takamura. He decides to follow in Takamura's footsteps and train to become a boxer, giving his life direction and purpose. Ippo's path to perfecting his pugilistic prowess is just beginning ...

[Source: AnimeNfo]

  1. Drama
  2. Slice of Life
  3. Sports
  4. Tennis
  1. eightbit
Oct 10, 2019 at 12:58pm EDT

※ NOTE: Docomo Anime Store held a special advance screening on July 7th

The teen adolescence story revolves around the coming-of-age of boys in a junior high school's soft tennis club, which is on the verge of shutting down. Touma Shinjou asks Maki Katsuragi to join the team for his vaunted abilities, and mentions a summer competition. Katsuragi asks for money in return for joining the team.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Ecchi
  4. Sports
  1. Toei Animation
Apr 4, 2006 at 12:00pm EDT

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.

  1. Slice of Life
  2. Sports
  3. Team Sports
  4. Volleyball
  1. C2C
Jul 2, 2018 at 8:00am EDT

Oozora Haruka is a high school second-year who's just moved to Okinawa. Haruka is generally cheerful and optimistic, but there's one thing she feels insecure about: she's taller than most other girls. Higa Kanata, her cousin of the same age who meets her at the airport, also has one hang-up: she had to quit her beloved beach volleyball in the past because she was too short. Through some twist of fate, these mismatched cousins find themselves paired up as a beach volleyball team. How will this duo play together in a sport where the presence of one's teammate is more important than anything?!

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Comedy
  2. Cycling
  3. Drama
  4. Sports
  1. TMS Entertainment
Oct 7, 2013 at 12:35pm EDT

Otaku Sakamichi Onoda has just entered high school and plans to join the anime club. In middle school, Onoda didn’t have any friends with whom he could talk about anime, games, Akihabara and other otaku things, and he is hoping he can make such friends in the anime club, but he finds out it's been disbanded. In order to reestablish the club he tries to find 4 other people who would like to join.

Since he was a little boy, Onoda has ridden his mamachari—a bulky bicycle with a step-through frame mainly used for short rides, such as for casual fun or to pick up groceries—to go to Akihabara every week to check out or buy otaku things. Fellow freshman Shunsuke Imaizumi and bicyclist, while training, notices a boy (Onoda) riding his mamchari up a steep road.

Freshman and road racing cyclist, Shokichi Naruko visits Akihabara to get some Gundam plastic models for his younger brothers and meets Onoda who catches his attention because of the his cycling skill on the mamachari and later find out they go to the same school. Later on, both Naruko and Imaizumi try to convince him to join the bicycle racing club, but will he?

  1. Drama
  2. Love Polygon
  3. Sports
  4. Strategy Game
  1. MADHOUSE
Jan 11, 2013 at 11:53am EST

Now in their second year of high school, Chihaya and her friends share all the fun and worries that come with welcoming underclassmen to the team as they face tough rival schools. The passion of the Mizusawa Karuta Club burns hotter than ever, but with the same refreshing, youthful mood carrying over from the first season.

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Ecchi
  4. Slice of Life
  5. Sports
  1. BLADE
Oct 3, 2020 at 1:00pm EDT

Sport climbing is a sport that makes use of both the body and the brain to climb walls. Kasahara Konomi, a master at puzzles, just happens to discover her school's climbing wall, and it looks almost like a colorful sort of puzzle in her eyes. This fateful encounter brings big changes to Konomi's life! With her teammates in the Hanamiya Girls' High School Climbing Club, Konomi races for the top in this passionate climbing story!

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Action
  2. Combat Sports
  3. Gore
  4. Martial Arts
  5. Sports
  1. TMS Entertainment
Sep 30, 2021 at 3:00am EDT

After overcoming countless intense battles with powerful enemies, the time is finally ripe for Baki to face his father, Yujiro Hanma, who is said to be “the strongest creature on Earth.” Before this battle, Baki chooses Biscuit Oliva—also known as Mr. Unchained—as an appropriate sparring partner.

Oliva is currently incarcerated in a prison called the “Black Pentagon,” home to only the most violent criminals. In order to fight Oliva, Baki gets himself imprisoned in the Black Pentagon. However, in addition to his desired sparring partner, a number of terrifying fighters also await him here!

[Source: Netflix]

  1. Romance
  2. School
  3. Sports
  1. eightbit
Oct 6, 2013 at 11:30am EDT

Taking place at Winford Academy located in an old town called Helen's Hill, the story is all about knights and the sport of jousting. At this school, students learn how to become knights, ride horses and joust properly. The main character is a young man named Takahiro Mizuno who was training to become a knight and jouster but after suffering an injury he dropped out of the knight program and joined the begleiter (assistant) program instead. Due to his animal handling skills and former experience as a jouster, this makes him a hot commodity. Multiple beautiful girls in the school want him to become their personal begleiter, though Takahiro always refuses their offers.

One day a bizarre accident causes his friend, Mio Kisaski, to be challenged to a jousting duel despite her not actually being a knight. Takahiro agrees to become her temporary begleiter, but that ends up only being the beginning of their partnership as she enrolls in the annual tournament.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

  1. School
  2. Soccer
  3. Sports
  4. Team Sports
  1. MAPPA
Jul 2, 2016 at 2:28pm EDT

The story centers on two boys who were never meant to meet: Tsukushi Tsukamoto, who has no special skills but secretly hides a passionate heart, and Jin Kazama, an isolated soccer genius. On a stormy night, the two meet, and that meeting creates a whirlwind in the world of high school soccer.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. School
  2. Sports
  3. Team Sports
  1. MAPPA
Jul 3, 2021 at 12:40pm EDT

Just after winning a national water polo title in his third year of junior high, a car accident left Minato Kiyomizu in a coma. Nearly a year passes before he awakes, but with no memory of his last school year. Now in high school with a fresh start, he leaves the sport behind, but a promise has him returning to it. However, his new team is weak, and that’s just a sign for more problems to come.

[Source: Funimation]

  1. Archery
  2. Drama
  3. School
  4. Sports
  1. Kyoto Animation
Oct 21, 2018 at 11:10am EDT

※ NOTE: Originally scheduled to premiere October 15th but delayed by a week due to scheduling changes for typhoon coverage

When Minato Narumiya joins Prefectural Kazemai High School, he is quickly invited to join the archery club by the club's advisor, Tommy-sensei. His childhood friends Seiya Takehaya and Ryohei Yamanouchi swiftly agree to join, but Minato is hesitant at first. Ryohei ends up dragging him along to the club briefing, where they also meet Nanao Kisaragi and Kaito Onogi.

Minato, Seiya, Ryohei, Nanao, Kaito—five young men brought together by archery. What will their struggles through the bittersweet time known as "youth" bring into their lives?

[Source: Crunchyroll]

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Motorsport
  4. Sports
  1. Gallop
  2. Studio Comet
Apr 18, 1998 at 2:20pm EDT

Takumi Fujiwara is an aloof, spacey high-schooler who does delivery runs in his dad's Toyota AE86 in the dead of night. Despite working at a gas station and having friends who are car nuts, he doesn't know a single thing about cars.

Takumi is introduced into the world of street racing and his natural talent draws attention from all across Gunma. Will Takumi face the challenges or back out from the call of the mountain passes?

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