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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Sports has grown into one of the biggest genres of anime and manga, but they can't all be about two teams and a ball. Some truly niche forms of competition have been given the spotlight over the years. From cult scene sports to expensive hobbies turned competitions to outright made up activities too weird or impossible to exist in the real world, Micchy shares the best anime has to offer!
Fans of the Warring States manga Kingdom might be interested in supporting the creator's hometown soccer team. Next week, Sagan Tosu will be offering booklets and merch with Kingdom tie-in art. Preview what attendees of next week's match can get after the jump!
Gintama and Tokyo Verdy teamed up this past weekend for a football match made for fans! Elizabeth joined Verdy-kun for mascot antics, and fans could pick up limited-edition themed merchandise featuring their favorite sports team and their favorite characters. Check out what was on offer after the jump!