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    Sunday March 28, 2021
  • Battle Athletes Victory ReSTART! Kicks off with Women's Soccer Collaboration

    Hokkaido-born anime characters will support the Hokkaido team in a series of collabs

    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!

  • Tuesday June 19, 2018
  • Which Anime Character Would Win the World Cup?

    Fans create their fantasy soccer teams using anime characters

    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!

  • Friday June 15, 2018
  • Create Your Soccer Dream Team With Anime World Cup

    Build a soccer team with anime characters to get 30 days of Crunchyroll Premium

    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.

  • Tuesday October 17, 2017
  • "DAYS" Anime Adaptation Continues With Three More OADs

    Japanese limited edition releases of volumes 26 - 28 of the manga will include original animation DVDs as a bonus

    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.

  • Thursday June 1, 2017
  • "Captain Tsubasa" Reaches 100th Volume Publication Milestone

    Long-running soccer manga by Yōichi Takahashi kicked off in Shueisha's "Weekly Shōnen Jump" in 1981

    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.

  • Tuesday March 28, 2017
  • "Inazuma Eleven - Ares no Tenbin" Kicks Off in October of 2017

    Parallel-world story is the 7th animated entry based on the soccer video game franchise by Level-5

    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.

  • Tuesday September 6, 2016
  • "DAYS" Soccer Manga Volumes 21 & 22 Include Original Animation DVDs

    Special edition releases will hit Japan in March of 2017 and May of 2017, respectively

    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.

  • Saturday September 3, 2016
  • "Whistle!" Kicks Off 2017 Re-broadcast with New Voice Cast

    New version will keep the animation from the 2002 TV anime adaptation, but include totally new audio

    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.

  • Monday August 8, 2016
  • Soccer Star Shinji Kagawa Juggles with Luffy from "One Piece"

    Professional athlete and would-be King of the Pirates share a friendly moment in odd new ad

    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.

  • Wednesday July 20, 2016
  • Niconico Live Broadcast Dishes Out "DAYS" Details

    New info available on the "DAYS" TV broadcast, Japanese home video release, character song albums, and more

    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.

  • Thursday June 9, 2016
  • Hiro Shimono Joins the Cast of "Days"

    TV anime adaptation of soccer manga by Tsuyoshi Yasuda kicks off in July of 2016

    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.

  • Tuesday May 31, 2016
  • Suzune Okabe and Toshiyuki Toyonaga Join the Cast of "Days"

    TV anime adaptation based on soccer manga by Tsuyoshi Yasuda debuts in July of 2016

    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.

  • Wednesday April 27, 2016
  • Daisuke Ono, Mamoru Miyano, and Takahiro Sakurai Join Cast of "Days" TV Anime

    Adaptation based on soccer manga by Tsuyoshi Yasuda debuts in Summer of 2016

    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.

  • Thursday February 18, 2016
  • "Whistle!" Soccer Manga Kicks Off Stage Play in Autumn of 2016

    Adaptation of sports manga by Daisuke Higuchi will run in August & September at Theatre1010 in Tokyo

    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.

  • Tuesday January 12, 2016
  • Main Staff for "Days" TV Anime Announced

    Kōnosuke Uda will direct soccer manga adaptation animated by MAPPA

    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.

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