Area no Kishi

Alt title: The Knight in the Area

TV (37 eps)
3.567 of 5 from 2,303 votes
Rank #1,828
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Believing himself to be useless at soccer, Kakeru Aizawa instead becomes the manager of his school's soccer team, while his brother Suguru is its ace, and is even good enough to represent Japan in the championships. However, Kakeru may have a yet unknown strong talent within himself that only his brother Suguru can see, and they often get into arguments over Kakeru's denial of his skills. Things are made more complicated with the return of Nana, an old friend of theirs that Kakeru has a crush on.

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ShadowoftheAngel's avatar by ShadowoftheAngel on Sep 5, 2015
Score 10/10

I love watching sports animes, especially the realistic ones. Soccer is one of my favorite sports. I have always planned to watch this anime, but I never got the chance to until now. Everything about it was amazing. I do not like what happens to Suguru only around 2-3 episodes in, but that is what changes everything in the anime.  Overall, I absolutely loved the anime, and whenever you see Suguru... 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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