The return of Battle Athletes is kicking things off with a real-world sports collaboration! The series will go back to its protagonist's Hokkaido roots as it teams up with women's soccer team Hokkaido Lilas Consadole. Find out more, and see some of the cute collab art, after the jump!
Last Friday, Crunchyroll celebrated the 2018 FIFA world cup with its own Anime World Cup! Crunchyroll asked fans to form their own fantasy soccer teams using their favorite characters from currently airing anime, and the results were pretty spectacular. Let's take a look at some of our favorite teams that were sent in!
In honor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Crunchyroll is asking users to create a soccer dream team using their favorite anime characters! Users can share their teams on Twitter to receive 30 days of Crunchyroll Premium access just for participating.
The animated adaptation of DAYS, a soccer manga by Yasuda Tsuyoshi, will continue as a trio of original animation DVDs that will be included as bonus material alongside the Japanese limited edition releases of Volumes 26, 27, and 28 of the DAYS manga. Hit the jump to learn more.
With the publication of the 6th volume of Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun in Japan on June 02, 2017, the long-running soccer manga by Yōichi Takahashi has reached a publication milestone: the series has published a total of 100 collected volumes, with some 70 million copies in-print in Japan alone. Hit the jump to learn more.
Soccer shenanigans continue in Inazuma Eleven - Ares no Tenbin ("The Balance of Ares"), the 7th animated entry based on Level-5's popular series of soccer video games, which will debut on Japanese TV in October of 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
The special edition releases for Volumes 21 and 22 of DAYS, a sports manga by Tsuyoshi Yasuda, will include original animation DVDs featuring new animated adventures for the Seiseki High School soccer club. Hit the jump to learn more.
Whistle!, a 2002 TV anime based on the soccer manga of the same name by Daisuke Higuchi, will be returning to Japanese TV for a 15th anniversary re-broadcast in 2017, but this new release will feature entirely newly audio recorded by a new generation of Japanese voice actors. Hit the jump to learn more.
In an unusual collaboration video promoting the 19th anniversary of Eiichiro Oda's One Piece manga, Luffy D. Monkey and professional soccer player team up to practice some soccer ball juggling tricks. Hit the jump to check it out.
On July 20, 2016, a live broadcast on Niconico revealed a deluge of details concerning DAYS, a TV anime adaptation based on Tsuyoshi Yasuda's soccer manga. Hit the jump to learn more.
Voice actor Hiro Shimono is joining the cast of Days, a TV anime adaptation based on the soccer manga by Tsuyoshi Yasuda which runs in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine. Hit the jump to learn more.
Two new cast members have been announced for Days, an upcoming TV anime adaptation based on the soccer manga by Kōnosuke Uda that is serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine. Hit the jump to learn more.
Three heavy-hitting voice actors are lending their talent to Days, an upcoming TV anime based on the soccer manga of the same name by Tsuyoshi Yasuda. Hit the jump to learn more.
Whistle!, a soccer manga by Daisuke Higuchi, is being adapted into a stage play that will be performed in August and September of 2016 at the Theatre1010 venue in Adachi, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
The main staff for the TV anime adaptation of Days, based on the sports manga of the same name by Tsuyoshi Yasuda, has been announced. Hit the jump to learn more.