The story follows "Ei-chan," a punctual and earnest boy who has strived for straight As since elementary school. The 15-year-old high school boy stops by a tennis school to deal with his lack of exercise. There, he meets Natsu, a beautiful, earnest girl who only has passion for tennis. In turn, he awakens a deep passion for tennis within himself.
When I think of sports anime, I usually envision a team of at least six members where the writers will try to give an equal amount of screen time to each character so that one won’t seem more important than another. But this is not the case in Baby Steps. After watching the first three episodes, you can pretty much tell that this is the story of Eiichiro Maruo and no one else. Funny how this simple change... read more
Baby Steps puts a spin on the usualy sports anime. Eiichiro Maruo starts off knowing next to nothing about tennis, allowing the audience to learn along with him. Baby Steps offers some level of intensity that sports series are known for, while also keeping a lighthearted mood throughout the show. It also has the most canon romance I've ever seen in any sports show. Story The main story of Baby Steps... read more
|Baby Steps 2||TV||2015||Sequel|