9 Ultimate Tennis Anime Series & Movies

Tennis anime cover

Sports anime like Tennis Anime series are not as popular as slice of life or shounen but they are fun, exciting and mind blowing if you ask me.

In anime world there are some Tennis anime but they are pretty hard to find. So today we have created a list of Tennis anime for all sports anime fans.

Lets just start the countdown for these ultimate tennis anime series and movies.

9. Usakame

Usakame tennis anime

Each of the four girls of Usakame High School tennis club: Kinako Tanaka, Ayako Suzuki, Kurumi Satō, and Nishi Nishiaraidaishi, has their own dreams and goals to pursue. Their daily lives at the tennis club are always exciting and never boring.

So Uakame hmm .. well I don’t like the animation style in this anime and writing is also not up-to the mark and not to mention non-logical jokes and also very bad character development.

8. Happy!

Happy!

Miyuki Umino was a senior in high-school. Although Miyuki, her two younger brothers and her younger sister were poor, they were happy living together.

But, one day all of a sudden her older brother’s debt of 250 million yen fell upon them. To pay back the debt Miyuki quits school.

Happy is actually a manga series, but still fantastic and if you are thinking whats with the name for having such a tragic plot well … beats me.

But you will enjoy this master piece drama anime if you love tennis anime.

7. Ultra Maniac

Ultra Maniac

Ultra Maniac is a manga series written by Wataru Yoshizumi.

The romantic comedy series features 7th grader Ayu Tateishi, a tennis anime club member, and her transfer student friend, Nina Sakura, who is actually a trainee witch from the magical kingdom.

Ultra maniac have a surprisingly good story if you ask me and the character development is very deep and clever this is a must suggest from this list.

6. Stars Align

Stars Align

The teen adolescence story revolves around the coming-of-age of boys in a junior high school’s soft tennis club, which is on the verge of shutting down.

Touma Shinjou asks Maki Katsuragi to join the team for his vaunted abilities, and mentions a summer competition. Katsuragi asks for money in return for joining the team.

Well this is a drama anime the begin a sports anime may be both I guess this anime tackled lots of social issues and tennis anime sport supports the plot in the background pretty well.

5. Softenni

Softenni

The tennis comedy centers around the members of a female middle school soft tennis team and the twists and turns that their lives take as they aim for the nationals.

The animation if this anime is pretty great and its really fun anime its have comedic scenes and this tennis anime have lots of ups and downs, twists and turns about the life of young anime characters.

4. Teekyu

 Teekyu tennis anime

Teekyuu is all about the wacky antics of four schoolgirls—Kanae Shinjou gets bored easily and often breaks the laws of physics to get what she wants. Nasuno Takamiya is incredibly rich and knows how to make things go her way.

Marimo Bandou would probably get arrested from her actions like eating panties or kidnapping children and Yuri Oshimoto, their ordinary junior, rounds out the eccentric bunch that forms the sole members of their school’s tennis club.

Despite their interest in learning the sport, the older girls prefer messing around, while Yuri, being the only one who actually knows how to play and the most mature in spite of being younger, has to deal with her seniors’ out of control behavior.

When these four girls come together, insanity ensues in this lightning-paced comedy about a tennis club that doesn’t really play tennis.

3. Aim for the Ace!

Aim for the Ace!

On her first day at Nishi High School, 15-year-old Hiromi Oka is inspired by top player Reika “Ochoufujin” Ryuuzaki to take up tennis. Shortly after joining the school’s tennis club, she encounters Jin Munakata, the club’s new coach.

Munakata puts everyone under rigorous training that even puts Ochoufujin to shame.

Despite the hardships, Hiromi’s determination prompts the coach to select her as part of the club’s main players. Because of this, Hiromi must endure the peer pressure from her seniors to become an ace tennis player.

2. Baby Steps

Baby Steps

Diligent and methodical honor student Eiichirou Maruo decides to exercise more during the little free time he has available because he is worried about his health. For this reason, after seeing a flyer, he joins the Southern Tennis Club at the beginning of his freshman year.

During his free trial at the club, he meets Natsu Takasaki, another first year student, who is determined on becoming a professional tennis player due to her love for the sport.

In contrast, Eiichirou’s study-oriented life exists because he believes that it is what he has to do, not because he enjoys it.

However, his monotonous days come to an end as the more he plays tennis, the more he becomes fascinated by it. Baby Steps is the story of a boy who makes the most of his hard-working and perfectionist nature to develop his own unique playing style.

Little by little, Eiichirou’s skills begin to improve, and he hopes to stand on equal footing with tennis’ best players.

1. The Prince of Tennis

The Prince of Tennis

The world of tennis is harsh and highly competitive. Numerous schools from Japan battle it out to determine the best of the best. Seishin Gakuen Junior High School, more commonly known as Seigaku, is one of the most prominent contestants in this battle of the finest.

Their team line-up gets even stronger with the sudden arrival of a young prodigy from the West, Ryouma Echizen, who is determined to prove himself and escape the towering shadow of his legendary father. This fine addition changes the team forever.

Prince of Tennis follows the heartwarming and inspirational story of Ryouma on his quest to become one of the best tennis players the country has ever seen. He pushes himself hard so that he can one day surpass his father’s name and his own personal expectations.

Alongside the rest of the Seigaku team, Ryouma fights to make his and his teammate’s dreams come true.

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