Do you like sports anime? We propose no less than 11 sports animes that you can enjoy this year 2019. You will find proposals for each of the most popular sports.
Slam Dunk 4 is the best basketball anime we can find, and one of the best sports in general. The protagonist is Hanamichi Sakuragi who decides to join his high school's basketball team to win the girl he likes.
It is soon discovered that Sakuragi has great potential, but at the same time she has many shortcomings that she tries to fill with great courage and motivation. It soon becomes essential for the team to be victorious. Will he succeed in making his beloved Haruko fall in love?
All Out !!
We continue with Rugby, a sport that is not very popular in our country, but from which we can learn a lot. Gion is a boy who suddenly falls in love with Rugby and decides to join the team at his new high school. Gion is not known for his talent for the sport, but his great tenacity will be his best ally when it comes to becoming one of the best players in the sport.
Do not miss the great luck of Gion with the new friends that he will meet on his long way to become an outstanding Rugby player.
Sakamichi Onoda is a student with a great love for anime, who decides to try to form a club at his new high school to get friends. One day he is seen riding a bicycle down a very steep path with little effort, which catches the attention of a member of his high school cycling team.
After that, Onoda receives an invitation to join the institute's cycling team . The young student decides to accept the invitation and that gesture will change his life. He quickly begins to make friends and discovers that he has a great talent that he did not know.
From basketball we move on to volleyball in a story starring Shouyou Hinata. Hinata's short stature is an impediment for her to succeed in the sport that she likes so much, or not.
Little Giant is a professional volleyball player with the same height as the protagonist, and a clear inspiration for him to try to put aside his physical limitations. During the anime, he will become an essential player for the team alongside his old rival Tobio Kageyama.
The Prince of Tennis
We also have a proposal for tennis fans. The Prince of Tennis is a work that manages to perfectly combine the sport of the racket with a very elaborate story , which will keep you hooked beyond sports.
Ryoma Echizen is a young Seigaku player with a short stature but great potential to become one of the best players. During the story you will have to face incredible rivals who will help you continue to improve as a player to become a legend.
Yuri !!! on Ice
Yuri !!! on Ice is a very short anime that only has 12 chapters. In this case he focuses on men's ice skating . Yuuri Katsuki is the young man chosen to represent Japan but is crushingly defeated.
After his defeat, he meets Viktor Nikiforov, a five-time world champion who has been surprised by the untapped talent of the protagonist, and decides to become his coach. One of the best animes if you want to enjoy the movements of ice skating, perfectly recreated in this work.
Captain Tsubasa, better known as Oliver and Benji in Spain, is the anime par excellence for football lovers . Oliver is an 11-year-old boy who arrives at a new school in Nankatsu and decides to join the soccer team.
He quickly becomes one of the best players and continues to improve to become one of the stars of the Japan national soccer team. Benji will be in charge of guarding the goal of Oliver's team, both forming a very difficult team to defeat.
Major is a baseball-centric anime with a fairly elaborate plot , which goes way beyond sports. Its story is very captivating and one of its chapters will keep you hooked at home.
Goro Honda is the son of an acclaimed professional baseball player. The boy decides to follow in his father's footsteps, although he will have to face many difficulties if he wants to become a sports star.
We continue with an anime focused on American football . Sena is a rather weak and cowardly student who hides acceleration skills, which make him the fastest person in high school.
The captain of Sena's high school football team realizes the boy's great ability, and decides to give him a chance on the team. Little by little the young protagonist will be polishing new skills to become one of the best players in this sport.
Hajime no Ippo
We end with Hajime no Ippo, an anime based on boxing, one of the most violent sports that exists . The story centers on a champion of this sport, and the hard road he had to go through to become the star that he is today.
Makunouchi Ippo was a student with few friends who is bullied by his classmates. His life changes the day he meets Takamura, a young boxer, who will help the protagonist to change his life thanks to sport.
We end with an anime based on the world of swimming. This story focuses on male swimming , specifically Nanase Haruka, a child prodigy in this sport. Haruka is reunited with his former Makoto Tachibana elementary school teammates, Nagisa Hazuki and Rin Matsuoka.
Haruka and Matsuoka develop a new rivalry that helps them continue to improve in this very competitive sport, neither of them wants to lose to their old partner so they will do their best.