Hey Otaku, Today we are going to talk about sports anime genre and because many fans are into basketball.. so we decide to talk about basketball anime series.

We have prepare the list of basket ball anime series that follows the never give up principle and Working hard to achieve your goals.

These sports anime series are not just a genre as they covers so many sports while mixed up it with slice of life, thriller, and zero to hero themes.

So here is a recommended list of our best basketball anime series that are fun to watch.

14. Breakers


This basketball anime based on Humans have the power to release their potential under various conditions. Those who break through the wall named the limit…

That is a para-athlete! Boys and girls who met heretic sports scientist, Narita Ren, got hints from Narita. As a para-athlete, a hot story that grows by opening the door to potential.

13. Onagawa Chuu Baske Bu: 5-nin no Natsu

Onagawa Chuu Baske Bu: 5-nin no Natsu

This basketball anime is based on the true story of the Onagawa Junior High girl’s basketball team.

The team’s numbers and staff are depleted after the Touhoku earthquake, leaving only five regulars.

12. Heong-geuli Beseuteu 5

Heong-geuli Beseuteu 5

This basketball anime is about Kim Youngwoong is a highschool basketball player. He participates in the junior Asian Cup competition help in Hong King, and plays the final match against the Chinese team. His last dramatic shot brings victory for the Korean team.

Chae Yo omi, the Korean consul’s daughter can’t forget his last impressive shot. Back home, Youngwoong is sought after by every university which has a basketball team.

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However, Youngwoong decides to join the least famous team because his very first coach, Kim In, advises him to.

11. Barangay 143

Barangay 143

This basketball anime  follows the coming of age story of a young man in search of a father and how he finds an unlikely family in a team of misfits trying to bring glory to their hometown.

10. Mitsu x Mitsu Drops

Mitsu x Mitsu Drops

This basketball anime follows Hagino Yuzuru is an ordinary girl at Houjou High School. When she works a part-time job during summer break, she gets into trouble with Renge Kai of the Kuge course which many rich people take.

After the summer break, she finds that she was chosen as Kai’s “HONEY”.

9. I’ll CKBC


This basketball anime is about Two boys, Tachibana and Hiiragi were once brutal rivals in the game of basketball. Hiiragi soon transfers into Tachibana’s school and basketball team.

They begin as team-mates, but with Hiiragi’s family pushing him to play on a better team. Tachibana and Hiiragi must now play against each other.

8. Dash! Kappei

Dash! Kappei

This basketball anime is about Kappei is a dramatically short guy but he is a master in every sport. He lives as a guest in sweet Akane’s house, and he’s in love with her, but there’s a strange rival, her dog Salomone (Italian name) who plans evil traps to encumber Kappei.

But the dog has also another function: he explains all sport rules when a new sport is depicted. Kappei is fond of white female underwear, always trying to lift girl’s skirts up.

7. Dear Boys

Dear Boys

Dear Boys is a story about determination to excel in a sport in which you love and also have fun at the same time. The tension as underdogs in the whole prefecture with only 5 players.

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How this team struggle to win, setbacks, teamwork, a purpose in life. This story relates to our lives as we strive to do our best, not just in sports, school but also relationships between friends and ones we love.

6. Ro-Kyu-Bu!


Hasegawa Subaru enters a basketball club of Nanashiba High School, but the activity of the club gets suspended because the club leader falls in love with an 11 year old daughter of the coaching teacher.

Subaru’s aunt asks him to coach a basketball club of elementary school girls. At first, he is reluctant to teach small girls, but he devotes himself to the club as he knows the complex circumstances of them.

5. Basquash!


On the planet Earthdash, its inhabitants gaze on its moon and the technologically advanced lunar city of Mooneyes with awe.

Dan JD, a boy living in Rollingtown on Earthdash’s surface, gets caught up in Bigfoot Basketball — a fast-paced sport played with giant Bigfoot robots.

4. Buzzer Beater

Buzzer Beater

Hideyoshi is a homeless boy living in New York in the near future, who survives by hustling other kids in basketball games.

But now he’s been drafted into a pro team-a pro team with a very unique goal. There once was a time when humans dominated the game of basketball.

But times have changed, and now the physically superior alien players have taken over the game, and there are barely any human players next.

But Hideyoshi’s team-the first all-human team to compete in the Space League-intends to change all that, and bring the championship back home to Earth.

3. Ahiru no Sora

Ahiru no Sora

Story Kurumatani Sora made a promise to his mother “I will dominate my first high school tournament”.

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But as he joins the basketball club after entering Kuzuryū High School, he finds out that it’s become a stomping ground for delinquents.

2. Slam Dunk

Slam Dunk

Sakuragi Hanamichi is a junior high punk used to getting into fights and being rejected by girls but upon entering high school he meets the girl of his dreams, Haruko Akagi.

He will do anything in order to win her heart including joining the school basketball team that is aiming to conquer the nation lead by Haruko’s brother.

The problem is that Sakuragi has never played basketball before and a freshman sensation is stealing the spotlight and Haruko’s affection from him.

1. Kuroko No Basketball

Kuroko No Basketball anime

Once upon a time, a team of basketball prodigies rose to the top by demolishing all competition. This team became known as the Generation of Miracles, as they are all in the same year group and they were considered children of miracle. After junior high school ended, these five stars went to different high schools with top basketball teams.

However, a fact few people know is that there was another player accompanying the Generation of Miracles, a Phantom Sixth Man. This mysterious player is now a freshman at Seirin High, a new school with a powerful, yet little-known, team.

Now, Tetsuya Kuroko, the sixth man formerly with the Generation of Miracles, and Taiga Kagami, a naturally talented player who spent most of junior high school in America, are aiming to bring Seirin to the top of Japan, taking on Kuroko’s old teammates one by one.

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