There was a time when humans dominated the game of basketball; but as the physically superior aliens came to the planet, the earthlings became obsolete. With the desire to regain their pride in the world of basketball, a millionaire (the founder of the league) gathered all of the best basketball players in the world to form an all-human team; and Hideyoshi, a street kid who makes a living hustling in basketball games, is one of them. With all of the obstacles and trials they have to face, will the humans finally be able to bring back the trophy to Earth?
Aikawa Kazuhiko, the captain of a prestigious high school basketball team that had gained national attention, transfers to a new town and school for unknown reasons. A lover of basketball, Aikawa finds out that the Mizuho basketball team is far from even being called a team, and sets out to save this sinking ship. Join Aikawa as he journeys through competitions with the boys and girls basketball teams, throwing down baskets to all challengers, as they struggle towards the national tournament.
Kyousuke Kano aspires to become a professional soccer player but decides to quit after endless comparisons to his brother, who is a famous midfielder in AC Milan. However, things change when Kyousuke meets a girl who forces him to coach his school's women's soccer team; and soon thereafter, he rediscovers his love for the sport and decides to pick up the cleats once more. With Kyousuke's passion for the game, he aims to lead his team to the national tournament and win the hearts of many.
If you love to see a rebellious lead character mature and develop through a sport in which he is talented or in which he is becoming really talented in a small amount of time, this is your anime. Follow the journey of the lead character to see his beautiful end result.
Sakuragi has hit an all-time low. During his last year of junior high school, fifty different girls rejected him, the last one choosing a basketball player instead. Thus it’s no surprise that in high school, Sakuragi beats up anyone who dares utter the name of the sport. However, it’s not long until he meets Haruko, a beautiful basketball enthusiast, and is determined to make her fall in love with him – even signing up for the school team to accomplish his goal. However, winning Haruko’s heart won’t be easy, as her brother is the strict and protective captain of the basketball team and Haruko’s eyes are focused on Sakuragi’s rival, the talented Rukawa. Can Sakuragi give up his delinquent ways to help get the team to Nationals, or will his temper get him kicked out before he can learn to dribble the ball?
Both Buzzer Beater and Slam Dunk deal with the world of basketball... but to be more accurate Buzzer Beater deals with the UNIVERSE of basketball - an intergalactic basketball league. If you've watched Slam Dunk and want something a bit more sci-fi that deals with basketball, Buzzer Beater is for you. On the contrary, if you've watched Buzzer Beater and are looking for a more realistic anime dealing with basketball, Slam Dunk is the anime for you. If you don't care whether or not it's realistic, you can watch both.
Let's play some real football! Shou Kazamatsuri is a middle school student who loves soccer but is not quite adept at it. Shou went for a time to the prestigious Musashi no Mori soccer school, but was disillusioned due to being a bench warmer. Determined to prove his worth, Shou transfers to a school with a little less glitz and a lot more kibitz. But becoming a player takes more than just desire. Join Shou as he works towards his dream of being a star soccer player along with a group of ragtag players determined to be the greatest junior high squad ever assembled!
Both anime are about sports. whistle is about soccer and Buzzer beater about Basketball. But, in both anime the teammates want to go to the top, be the best of them all. They have so difficulties along the way but they never give up. There is always one person who keeps all of them together.Shou in whistle and Hideyoshi in Buzzer beater. so if you like buzzer beater you'd also like Whistle.