Area no Kishi

Alt titles: The Knight in the Area

TV (37 eps)
3.548 out of 5 from 2,011 votes
Rank #1,712
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The story centers around Aizawa Kakeru, the younger brother of the Kamakura School soccer team captain Suguru. While Suguru is so talented in soccer that he has been made part of Japan's national under-15 team, Kakeru is so weak at the sport that he is nicknamed "Mr. No Goal." Kakeru's life changes however, after a tragic accident.

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Bakaras's avatar by Bakaras on Jan 27, 2012
Score: 9/10

I am the type of person that hates football / soccer because I am a rugby player. But this series is amazing I spotted what going to happen very early with out reading into it at all but it's got some nice twist and real medical phenonomeon that actually do happen. It's a gripping new series that quite honestly I look forward to more then the much bigger series that I have watched for year it's truly amazing... read more

jugemxjugem's avatar by jugemxjugem on Oct 9, 2013
Score: 6/10

    Being a soccer player, a dream many boys (and some girls) have growing up and  a dream our hero shares. Meet Aizawa Kakeru , a soccer fanatic just about to start high school who quit the object of his fanatism because of some past tragedy. That  kinda morphs his dream into supporting his brother Suguru , named ''Japan's treasure'' a  once in 100 years born wunderkind below top... read more

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