Nishi High is known for its famous tennis program and its star female player Reika Ryuuzaki, nicknamed Madame Butterfly. This is her senior year and there is a flock of freshman girls joining the tennis team just to be close to their idol. One of these freshmen, Hiromi, is singled out by the new and mysterious coach; her dedication and natural talent catches his eye and leads him to make her a starting player. Hiromi's talent begins to develop into skill; and as she begins to gain the recognition of her peers, Reika's interest - as well as her jealousy - is piqued...
First off, excuse the crude language that I'll start off with. I watched all of it. I fucking watched all of it. To anyone wanting to watch this series: it's bad. So bad it's good. Sure, the tennis matches hardly look like matches and not a single match can be fully watched and understood, but that's actually a good thing. The Good: It's so good because it's so bad. The intro and ending songs are... read more
Initially, it wasn't bad at all. As I started watching it, I was sitting in my room, delighted to see what would become the oldest anime in my 'watched library' (Macross now being #2). I giggled with it occasionally, and I laughed at it more than occasionally for it's hilariously outdated visuals and audio, and just how little the shoujo genre has evolved since the late '70s.
But then, after about 5 or... read more
|Shin Ace wo Nerae!||TV||1978|
|Ace wo Nerae! Movie||Movie||1979|
|Ace wo Nerae! 2||OVA||1988|
|Ace wo Nerae! Final Stage||OVA||1989|