The year is 4998. Girls from all over the galaxy come together to train for the title of Cosmo Beauty in a bevy of athletic events. Akari, our heroine, wants to go to University Satellite where her mother once went and won the title. That is, if her bad luck will give her a chance! Add into the mix a cutthroat competition between star athletes and complicated midterms, and you have some rough competition revolving around bizarre plots and insane hijinks! Oh, and did we mention the field events? Bring your hard hats everyone, as the galaxy will never be the same!
As the chubby kid in school, I have an allergy to all sports and sports related entertainment, and so I go into Battle Athletes Victory with a little trepidation. Instead of dread and terror, what it delivers is a tireless blend of comedy, character development and a strangely compelling storyline that far exceeded my expectations in a genre I tend... read more
Let’s start with what this series is not. This series is not a serious sports anime. Neither a serious coming-of-age social drama. Neither an epic adventure of saving mankind from invading aliens.
Let’s now mention what this series really is. This series is a sports parody. It is full of pretty chicks, running around in sport uniforms, while occasionally offering fan service in the form of... read more
|Battle Athletes Daiundoukai||1997|