Eyeshield 21

TV (145 eps)
4.052 of 5 from 7,476 votes
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Sena was always a weak child, constantly having to run away from bullies; so much, that he became good at it. Now, as a teenager, Sena’s skill at running has become so impressive that the diabolical mastermind of the school football team notices his talent and recruits him. Yet to keep his privacy intact and his dangerous hobby a secret from his overprotective childhood friend Mamori, Sena is forced to develop a secret identity: the ace running back, Eyeshield 21! But the world is full of talented rivals, and Sena has a long way to go until he can reach the top...

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  • The Man With the Lightspeed Legs! image

    Episode 1

    The Man With the Lightspeed Legs!

  • Let's Play Football! image

    Episode 2

    Let's Play Football!

  • Blaze a Path Down the Field! image

    Episode 3

    Blaze a Path Down the Field!

  • What I Hold In My Hands! image

    Episode 4

    What I Hold In My Hands!

  • Half-Second Bodyguards! image

    Episode 5

    Half-Second Bodyguards!

  • The Pierce of the Spear Tackle! image

    Episode 6

    The Pierce of the Spear Tackle!

  • Fighting to Win! image

    Episode 7

    Fighting to Win!

  • Never Quit! image

    Episode 8

    Never Quit!

  • The Catching Master! image

    Episode 9

    The Catching Master!

  • A Hero's Qualifications! image

    Episode 10

    A Hero's Qualifications!

  • Oath Under the Setting Sun! image

    Episode 11

    Oath Under the Setting Sun!

  • Max Catch! image

    Episode 12

    Max Catch!

  • The Terror of the Chameleon! image

    Episode 13

    The Terror of the Chameleon!

  • The Scorching HELL TOWER! image

    Episode 14

    The Scorching HELL TOWER!

  • Find Eyeshield! image

    Episode 15

    Find Eyeshield!

  • Farewell, Kurita?! image

    Episode 16

    Farewell, Kurita?!

  • The Kid and Iron Horse! image

    Episode 17

    The Kid and Iron Horse!

  • A Slacker's Pride! image

    Episode 18

    A Slacker's Pride!

  • The Lower-class Laughs at its Challengers! image

    Episode 19

    The Lower-class Laughs at its Challengers!

  • The Sphinx's Secret Weapon! image

    Episode 20

    The Sphinx's Secret Weapon!

  • Fly, Devil Bat! image

    Episode 21

    Fly, Devil Bat!

  • A Mysterious Girl Appears! image

    Episode 22

    A Mysterious Girl Appears!

  • The Weightless Man! image

    Episode 23

    The Weightless Man!

  • Blitz! Japan vs. USA! image

    Episode 24

    Blitz! Japan vs. USA!

  • The Caged Black Panther! image

    Episode 25

    The Caged Black Panther!

  • A Real Beast! image

    Episode 26

    A Real Beast!

  • Take Back Cerberus! image

    Episode 27

    Take Back Cerberus!

  • American Football Downtown! image

    Episode 28

    American Football Downtown!

  • Ultimate Combo! The Devil Gunmen! image

    Episode 29

    Ultimate Combo! The Devil Gunmen!

  • At the Gates of Hell! image

    Episode 30

    At the Gates of Hell!

  • Minds Made Up! image

    Episode 31

    Minds Made Up!

  • Quitters? image

    Episode 32

    Quitters?

  • OH! My Sister! image

    Episode 33

    OH! My Sister!

  • Signs of a Ghost! image

    Episode 34

    Signs of a Ghost!

  • A Solitary Death March! image

    Episode 35

    A Solitary Death March!

  • The Final Trial! image

    Episode 36

    The Final Trial!

  • The Distant Peak image

    Episode 37

    The Distant Peak

  • The New Starting Lineup?! image

    Episode 38

    The New Starting Lineup?!

  • The Road to the Christmas Bowl! image

    Episode 39

    The Road to the Christmas Bowl!

  • The Night Before the Game! image

    Episode 40

    The Night Before the Game!

  • The Ace's Missing?! image

    Episode 41

    The Ace's Missing?!

  • The Devil Bat Ghost! image

    Episode 42

    The Devil Bat Ghost!

  • The Legendary 60-Yard Magnum! image

    Episode 43

    The Legendary 60-Yard Magnum!

  • Ah ha ha! My Debut! image

    Episode 44

    Ah ha ha! My Debut!

  • The Ghost is Off Limits?! image

    Episode 45

    The Ghost is Off Limits?!

  • The Ghost vs. The Spear! image

    Episode 46

    The Ghost vs. The Spear!

  • Hot! Guts!! Fire! Oh, oops! image

    Episode 47

    Hot! Guts!! Fire! Oh, oops!

  • A Battle of Effort, Fortitude, and Will! image

    Episode 48

    A Battle of Effort, Fortitude, and Will!

  • The Refined Spirit of a Lineman! image

    Episode 49

    The Refined Spirit of a Lineman!

  • The Courage to Stand Firm! image

    Episode 50

    The Courage to Stand Firm!

  • Beware! The Demonic Chameleons! image

    Episode 51

    Beware! The Demonic Chameleons!

  • Clash! The Chameleons vs. the Poseidons! image

    Episode 52

    Clash! The Chameleons vs. the Poseidons!

  • The Fearsome, Venomous Scorpions! image

    Episode 53

    The Fearsome, Venomous Scorpions!

  • The Missing Leader! image

    Episode 54

    The Missing Leader!

  • A Physique-al Barrier! image

    Episode 55

    A Physique-al Barrier!

  • Toss him out! The Honorable Komusubi! image

    Episode 56

    Toss him out! The Honorable Komusubi!

  • The Man Who Remembers #21! image

    Episode 57

    The Man Who Remembers #21!

  • The Devils vs. The Sea Gods! image

    Episode 58

    The Devils vs. The Sea Gods!

  • The Secret MVP! image

    Episode 59

    The Secret MVP!

  • The Promise Made on the Field! image

    Episode 60

    The Promise Made on the Field!

  • Obsession with Victory! image

    Episode 61

    Obsession with Victory!

  • How Terrifying! The Moby Dick Anchor! image

    Episode 62

    How Terrifying! The Moby Dick Anchor!

  • Attack and Defense for 30 Centimeters! image

    Episode 63

    Attack and Defense for 30 Centimeters!

  • The Appearance of a Lightspeed Man!? image

    Episode 64

    The Appearance of a Lightspeed Man!?

  • Field Day at Deimon High School! image

    Episode 65

    Field Day at Deimon High School!

  • The Sprinter's Sena?! image

    Episode 66

    The Sprinter's Sena?!

  • The Three Made a Promise! image

    Episode 67

    The Three Made a Promise!

  • Proof He's the Fastest! image

    Episode 68

    Proof He's the Fastest!

  • The Field of Despair! image

    Episode 69

    The Field of Despair!

  • Musashi is Right Here! image

    Episode 70

    Musashi is Right Here!

  • A Demonic Counterattack! image

    Episode 71

    A Demonic Counterattack!

  • Lightspeed Pride! image

    Episode 72

    Lightspeed Pride!

  • The Fateful Kick! image

    Episode 73

    The Fateful Kick!

  • A Pact Between Rivals! image

    Episode 74

    A Pact Between Rivals!

  • The Spider's Sting! image

    Episode 75

    The Spider's Sting!

  • Come back, Musashi! image

    Episode 76

    Come back, Musashi!

  • Episode 77

    "The True 21!"

  • They're Waiting for Me! image

    Episode 78

    They're Waiting for Me!

  • Sena Kobayakawa! image

    Episode 79

    Sena Kobayakawa!

  • The Ultimate Kick Team! image

    Episode 80

    The Ultimate Kick Team!

  • The Truth Behind Red Eyes! image

    Episode 81

    The Truth Behind Red Eyes!

  • Run! Musashi! image

    Episode 82

    Run! Musashi!

  • Time has Begun Again! image

    Episode 83

    Time has Begun Again!

  • The Demon Within the Storm! image

    Episode 84

    The Demon Within the Storm!

  • The Man Beloved by God! image

    Episode 85

    The Man Beloved by God!

  • The Time-Up of Light and Shadows! image

    Episode 86

    The Time-Up of Light and Shadows!

  • The Strongest Warriors in Tokyo! image

    Episode 87

    The Strongest Warriors in Tokyo!

  • Deimon's Half-time Show! image

    Episode 88

    Deimon's Half-time Show!

  • Let it begin! The Cream Puff Cup! image

    Episode 89

    Let it begin! The Cream Puff Cup!

  • A New Trial. image

    Episode 90

    A New Trial.

  • Fighting Spirit! The Death Climb! image

    Episode 91

    Fighting Spirit! The Death Climb!

  • The Brothers of the Texas Ranch! image

    Episode 92

    The Brothers of the Texas Ranch!

  • A Shout of Friendship! image

    Episode 93

    A Shout of Friendship!

  • The Silver Snow's Secret Weapon! image

    Episode 94

    The Silver Snow's Secret Weapon!

  • Break through the Blizzard! image

    Episode 95

    Break through the Blizzard!

  • It's here! The Kanto Tournament! image

    Episode 96

    It's here! The Kanto Tournament!

  • Farewell, Onihei! image

    Episode 97

    Farewell, Onihei!

  • The Chameleons Strike Back! image

    Episode 98

    The Chameleons Strike Back!

  • The Deimon School Festival! image

    Episode 99

    The Deimon School Festival!

  • The Invisible Shackle! image

    Episode 100

    The Invisible Shackle!

  • The Ultimate Evil! image

    Episode 101

    The Ultimate Evil!

  • Overcome Your

    Episode 102

    Overcome Your "Fear!"

  • The Invincible Double-Blocker! image

    Episode 103

    The Invincible Double-Blocker!

  • One Lineman Short! image

    Episode 104

    One Lineman Short!

  • The Last Death Game! image

    Episode 105

    The Last Death Game!

  • The Demon God Agon Kongo! image

    Episode 106

    The Demon God Agon Kongo!

  • Shinryuji is the Enemy! image

    Episode 107

    Shinryuji is the Enemy!

  • Sena's a Famous Detective?! image

    Episode 108

    Sena's a Famous Detective?!

  • His Talent at Catching! image

    Episode 109

    His Talent at Catching!

  • The Wall Called

    Episode 110

    The Wall Called "Talent"

  • The Devil Bats Move Out! image

    Episode 111

    The Devil Bats Move Out!

  • Devils vs. Dragons! image

    Episode 112

    Devils vs. Dragons!

  • The 12th Athlete image

    Episode 113

    The 12th Athlete

  • The Power of the Rank and File image

    Episode 114

    The Power of the Rank and File

  • Fighting to be Number One image

    Episode 115

    Fighting to be Number One

  • The Will of a Warrior image

    Episode 116

    The Will of a Warrior

  • Timeouts: Zero! image

    Episode 117

    Timeouts: Zero!

  • A Huddle with no Answers image

    Episode 118

    A Huddle with no Answers

  • Post-Battle! image

    Episode 119

    Post-Battle!

  • The Dreadnought Team - The Dinosaurs image

    Episode 120

    The Dreadnought Team - The Dinosaurs

  • The Wolves' Battlefield! image

    Episode 121

    The Wolves' Battlefield!

  • Rodeo Drive Stampede! image

    Episode 122

    Rodeo Drive Stampede!

  • The Knight with no Blind Spots! image

    Episode 123

    The Knight with no Blind Spots!

  • The Ultimate Spear! image

    Episode 124

    The Ultimate Spear!

  • Ojo High's School Festival! image

    Episode 125

    Ojo High's School Festival!

  • The Oath to Become an Ace! image

    Episode 126

    The Oath to Become an Ace!

  • It's just, so we can win image

    Episode 127

    It's just, so we can win

  • The Demon vs. The Lightspeed Man! image

    Episode 128

    The Demon vs. The Lightspeed Man!

  • The Challenge for Sovereignty! image

    Episode 129

    The Challenge for Sovereignty!

  • The Opening Fanfare! image

    Episode 130

    The Opening Fanfare!

  • Ikari's Prison Chain image

    Episode 131

    Ikari's Prison Chain

  • The Knight who Controls the Skies image

    Episode 132

    The Knight who Controls the Skies

  • The Kingdom's Ballista image

    Episode 133

    The Kingdom's Ballista

  • The Impregnable Fortress image

    Episode 134

    The Impregnable Fortress

  • Superman! image

    Episode 135

    Superman!

  • #21, Defeated! image

    Episode 136

    #21, Defeated!

  • Our Fate Lies in Halftime image

    Episode 137

    Our Fate Lies in Halftime

  • The Battlefield, After the Rain image

    Episode 138

    The Battlefield, After the Rain

  • The 9999th Catch image

    Episode 139

    The 9999th Catch

  • The Two Aces! image

    Episode 140

    The Two Aces!

  • Turn on the Devil Stun Gun! image

    Episode 141

    Turn on the Devil Stun Gun!

  • The Demon's Twin Wings! image

    Episode 142

    The Demon's Twin Wings!

  • A Form of Desperation! image

    Episode 143

    A Form of Desperation!

  • The Final Moment! image

    Episode 144

    The Final Moment!

  • Everyone, Let's Play Football! Ya-Ha! image

    Episode 145

    Everyone, Let's Play Football! Ya-Ha!

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MiniManu's avatar by MiniManu on Aug 5, 2011
Score 9/10

Story: 9/10 You might be thinking "what the hell, gridiron and anime!?", Well, you're in for a suprise. I started watching this anime thinking, "hehe this can't be any good" and when the anime fnished, "OH GOD THE HORROR!" SO! Is you don't know the concept of the story, it's about this wimp named sena who is found by people of the same school, Hiruma and Kurita, while... read more

watashiwho21's avatar by watashiwho21 on Jan 9, 2016
Score 10/10

This is probably a anime that define sports anime in the new millennium in my opinion and in recent years due to the many aspects that define not only the sport in question but the aspects that define every sports be it indiviual or team-oriented. The opening is always crucial in any type of show especially in a sports where it always begins with the introduction of the characters and the sport in question that... read more

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