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    Friday December 18, 2020
  • FANS REACT: Haikyu!! Fans Can’t Wait for the Battle at the Garbage Dump!

    That win has us flying high but that nostalgia has us crying

    Haikyu!! TO THE TOP has come to an end, but Karasuno’s journey is far from over. Hit the jump to find out about the last episode and see how fans reacted!

  • Wednesday December 16, 2020
  • FEATURE: Haikyu!! Continues to Champion Townsperson B Five Years Later

    Fight-on with these mighty minor characters

    It's been five years and I'm still crying about Townsperson B. Who else has earned the "super support" title from Haikyu!!? Hit the jump to learn more!

  • Tuesday November 10, 2020
  • Baseball and VTubers Collide as the SoftBank Hawks Debut New Virtual Mascots

    Takamine Umi and Aritaka Hina share their introductory YouTube video

    Fukuoka's SoftBank Hawks are entering the VTuber brawl! Umi and Hina have premiered, launching a new YouTube channel and dual Twitter accounts. Find out more about the pair after the jump!

  • Sunday November 1, 2020
  • ESSAY: Karasuno vs Inarizaki, A Battle of Sound

    The Inarizaki match enhances the source material in a surprising way

    There are a lot of wonderful things to find in both manga and anime versions of our favorite stories. But one thing anime truly delivers is the art of sound. Find out after the jump!

  • Wednesday November 4, 2020
  • FEATURE: Why Tanaka's Trending Was Overdue

    Tanaka-senpai deserves your love!

    We all know the ever-eager hyper Tanaka, but when will he get his big moment? Find out after the jump! 

  • Sunday October 25, 2020
  • OPINION: How I Discovered Haikyu!! (And Myself), Thoughts From a First-Time Viewer

    I give my thoughts on the previous three seasons as a first-time Haikyu!! watcher

    Haikyu!! To The Top's second half just started airing. Since I've been meaning to watch the show for years at this point and have had a lot more time indoors recently, now seems like a great time to delve into over 70 episodes of backlog and give my thoughts on all of it. Hit the jump to find out more!

  • Thursday April 30, 2020
  • Play Ball! Feed Your Baseball Need with These Five Anime Series

    Oh! That's a Baseball!

    In the need for some baseball? Crunchyroll has you covered! From the nostalgic dream-chasers of MIX: Meisei Story to video game-playing JoJos, the bases are loaded. Which anime baseball team will you call your own? Peruse our selection after the jump!

  • Wednesday August 14, 2019
  • Kemono Friends Takes Over National Baseball Tournament with Tanoshii~

    Anime songs are becoming a staple of the Koshien inter-school national tournament

    Anisong is taking over baseball in Japan with the Kemono Friends opening “Welcome to Japari Park” being used as the anthem for the highschool baseball team Uwajima Higashi. Hit the jump to see the video!

  • Tuesday August 13, 2019
  • Local Uji High School Plays Sound! Euphonium’s Anime OP at National Baseball Game

    Their sound resonated all over Japan from the stadium via NHK-E

    The national high school baseball tournament is happening at Koshien in August and in the memory of the Kyoto Animation attack, Ritsumeikan Uji adopts the first Sound! Euphonium OP as their anthem. Hit the jump to see it in action!

  • Monday April 1, 2019
  • Hypnosis Mic Collaborates with Sneaker Company JACCS for New Ad

    Mixed media project's rap battle anthem carries pro tennis player into battle

    The battle is on! Sports meets rap in the new JACCS commercial, featuring a tune from Hypnosis Mic and an appearance by pro tennis player Kei Nishikori. Watch the new ad after the jump!

  • Friday March 29, 2019
  • QUIZ: What's Your Sumo Style?

    With the wide array of fighting styles in Hinomaru Sumo, which would fit you the best?

    To survive in the world of high school sumo, the main cast of Hinomaru Sumo needed to develop unique fighting styles based on each person's natural affinities and personality, resulting in extremely varied types of sumo. If you were in their position, what fighting style would you end up developing? Find out after the jump!

  • Tuesday June 26, 2018
  • The Badminton Anime You Didn't Know You Needed

    A hard-hitting girls' sports manga is getting an anime you can't miss

    It's a great time to be a sports anime fan. But something the market has been lacking is a serious, hard-hitting girls' sports series in the vein of classics like Aim For the Ace! Based on a popular seinen manga series, Hanebado! offers to bring cutthroat competition back to girls' sports series. Hit the jump to find out why Hanebado! is the can't miss series of the summer!

  • Friday May 4, 2018
  • Megalo Boxing is Even Better than the Real Thing

    And it's not just because of the mech arms!

    MEGALOBOX's brutal brawls take boxing to the next level, and not only because of the mech arms! Hit the jump to find out all the ways in which this underdog story makes boxing better than ever!