When it comes to Sport, Football is by far the most popular sport in the world. With over Billions of fans all over the world, it wouldn’t be a stretch by any means to honor this beautiful game as the Greatest Sport in the world.
Football is a very relatable topic for majority of the world. Millions of fans not only watch but are also very passionate about Football. And I’m one of those passionate Football fans. Believe me, Football dictates my mood every now and then.
For Weebs all over the world, Football has managed to serve as something as a gateway for Anime. Since you are here on this page right now, you probably love Football and want to watch Anime series that represents your Favorite Sport right?
Don’t worry, I have got you covered. In this article, you will find top 10 Anime about Football.
Top 10 Anime About Football
10. Soccer Fever
This Anime about Football allows us to relive the great games of Previous World Cups, while also representing Top players. We see the beautiful game brilliantly reborn through legends like Beckenbauer, Müller Gerd, Eusebio and the Greatest of them all, Pelé.
Story takes off with the team selection that took place in Uruguay in 1930. Brian Thompson, an ex-reporter is the hero of the series.
9. Ginga e Kickoff
This Football Anime follows the story of Shou Oota, a sixth-grade kid that loves football with a passion. Shou Oota who loves Football with a passion was disbanded from the team because of the lack of players.
Fortunately he finds Erika, a transfer student who is also a professional football player. He then aims to bring his Football team back and eventually recruits other good players with the aim to be the best.
If you are looking for a Football Anime with impressive storyline and great plot, then you might want to add this to your watchlist.
8. The Knight In The Area
An Anime about Football involving two brothers who happen to have great passion for the game. One of them becomes a rising star in the Japanese youth soccer system while the other decides to take on a managerial role after struggling on the field.
Kakeru who despite having great skills and talent, decides to become the manager. His brother Suguru, who is also the Ace of college team always points his hidden talent but Kakeru denies everything.
However, things start to change after his old friend and crush Nana return. It is one of the realistic anime on this list and regardless of its pacing, you should definitely check it out if you love Football.
7. Blue Legend Shoot
Tanaka, Shiraishi, and Hiramatsu have played Football together since junior high and are known as Kakenishi golden trio. They have played a big role in making Kakenishi Junior High’s soccer team.
These 3 high school freshmen have become best friends during their junior high years while playing football together and now they have decided to take the team to the championship. Will they able to win the All Japan Highschool Championship?
Days is one of the most Popular Socceer Anime. The Anime follows Tsukushi Tsukamoto and Jin Kazama. One of them is a complete genius when it comes to the game while the other doesn’t have any exceptional skill.
Tsukamoto knows how terrible he is, but despite this, he always forces himself to work to the bone to earn a place in the team. His endurance is commendable and believe me, we all wish we had Tsukamoto’s passion and determination to succeed.
Can this duo come together and stir up the storm in the world of Highschool Soccer? You will definitely love this Anime which is not only about Football, but about Hardwork and Perseverance as well.
5. Captain Tsubasa
Captain Tsubasa follows the passionate story of an elementary school student who has his world revolved around soccer. Tsubasa’s dream is to become a famous soccer player and under the guidance of Robert Hongo, Tsubasa hones his skill to face any upcoming obstacle.
If you have been searching for an anime about Football with a school life theme, then Captain Tsubasa’s the one for you. Watch how his passion for Football drives him forward towards his dream.
4. Giant Killing
East Tokyo United, who once were a unbeatable force under Captain Takeshi Tatsumi, immediately collapsed after Takeshi joined an amateur team in England. Now, ETU are one of the weakest teams in the Top Division of Japanese Football.
However, years later, Takeshi came back to the team with a hope to bring back the Club to it’s Glory days. But it won’t be easy this time as there are many people who still resent him for leaving the club prevously.
Can Takeshi manage to take one of the weakest teams in Japan (right now) to the national soccer league and regain its honor? An underrated sports anime about Football worth the watch!
3. Hungry Heart Wild Striker
This Anime about Football follows the story of Kyousuke Kano, who quits his dream of becoming a football player after comparing himslef to his brother. Kyosuke has lived under the shadow of his brother Seisuke all his life. His brother Seisuke is also a professional soccer player.
After meeting a girl who later forced him to become her school’s Football team coach, Kyosuke rediscovers his lost passion in Football. With all the badmouthings he recieved, Kyosuke finally decides to continue his dream to become one of the finest player, the world of soccer has ever seen. This anime is very inspiring and definitely worth to watch.
2. Inazuma Eleven
One of the classics when it comes to Anime about Football. This Anime presents Football in a unique way by introducing different abilities and it’s really exciting to watch.
When the schools in Japan are competing for the honor of best soccer team in the country, Raimon Middle School Soccer Club struggle. Watch how Endou gathers other players to save the Inazuma Eleven Team!
Shou who loves football was always held on bench during his school. Later, he transferred to a new school and can finally play football now. With his great determination and focus, Shou’s game skill is improving. He is now close to his dream of becoming a professional soccer player.
A really inspirational sport anime with some heartwarming moments if you ask me.
This concludes today’s list for Top 10 Anime About Football! Hope you liked the Article.
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