Real-life wheelchair tennis athlete Shingo Kunieda is entering the world of animation to challenge Eiichiro Maruo, the hero of Hikaru Katsuki's tennis manga Baby Steps, to a match in a short TV special animation promoting the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. Hit the jump to learn more.
An early look at the the latest Weekly Shonen Magazine is showing that Hikaru Katsuki's 2007 tennis manga Baby Steps is set to end in three more chapters. The Kodansha Manga Award Best Shounen Winner was adapted into a 2014-2015 50 episode anime. More after the jump.
Weekly Shonen Magazine has some big plans to kick off June. Next week's issue has Fairy Tail's Hiro Mashima and Atsushi Ōkubo, author of Soul Eater and the new Fire Brigade of Flame, teaming up for a special conversation and crossover color art. Additionally, the magazine is talking up a significant announcement concerning Hikaru Katsuki's tennis manga Baby Steps, the winner of 38th Kodansha Manga Award in the Best Shōnen Manga category and source for 2014 and 2015 TV anime.
Crunchyroll is continuing to add to its Spring season with the acquisition of sports drama Baby Steps 2. Hit the jump for details.