Here’s a basketball anime released way back in 1981 at a whopping 65 episode count). Dash Kappei showcases 80s ecchi comedy at its finest. The story is centered on Kappei Sakamoto, a really short he is less than a meter tall!) high school student with god-like basketball skills.
Buzzer Beater Basketball Anime. The first superhuman anime on our list related to basketball. The TV show narrates the story of a young boy named Hideyoshi Tanaka, who is 14 years old orphan living in an area abundant with skilled basketball players. Since he has some god-gifted talent, he gets drafted in a pro team that has a very bizarre objective.
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Kuroko's Basketball: With Kenshô Ono, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Yuki Ono, Hirofumi Nojima. The Teiko Middle School Basketball Team. The school that produced three perfect seasons in a row, with five once-in-a generation players, called "The Generation of Miracles." There was another player who all of them respected... A legendary 6th player.
I think Slam Dunk is the first basketball anime that I’ve watched. This was even translated to our Filipino language and showed on local TV. Slam Dunk originally aired from 1993 to 1996 and had 101 episodes in total. The anime wasn’t able to show the parts when they played during the Inter-High. You should read the manga to know what happened next after the last anime episode.
Complete list of basketball anime, and watch online. Basketball is the focus of these anime. Training and competing in tournaments or championships are common themes in sports titles, as well as team spirit, or being an underdog who goes against the odds to succeed.
It was first broadcast on TV Asahi from October 16, 1993 to March 23, 1996. It was later aired on the satellite television network, Animax, in addition to four animated movies produced. The anime followed the manga storyline, but left out the National Tournament games.
This anime actually shows four sports: goalball, Paralympic swimming, track and field, and wheelchair basketball. The first episode, which featured wheelchair basketball as the main highlight, brought the excitement by showing just how exciting (and talented) para-athletes are.
First-years Taiga Kagami and Tetsuya Kuroko join the basketball club, Kuroko challenges Kagami to a one-on-one match and fails to impress Kagami, Kagami declares he'll become Japan's best player. Kuroko states it is impossible for him to do it alone, but that he has decided to be the shadow to Kagami's light. S1, Ep2. 15 Apr. 2012.