Ping Pong The Animation

TV (11 eps)
4.407 of 5 from 2,014 votes
Rank #152
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Makoto Tsukimoto (nicknamed Smile) is a quiet high-schooler who's been friends with the loud and energetic Yukata Hoshino (nicknamed Peco) since childhood. They're both in the local table tennis club and both have a natural talent for it, although Smile's personality always enables him from winning against Peco. The club teacher, however, notices Smile's talent and tries to make him gain some sportive tenacity.

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PinkyIvan's avatar by PinkyIvan on Jun 27, 2014
Score 8/10

So why is Ping Pong such a special anime? It is a blast not only for the senses, but for the mind as well. As it was directed by Masaaki Yuasa, the man behind Kaiba and Tatami Galaxy it is no wonder. But let's not get ahead of ourselves. What is Ping Pong? Well my friend it is a show about Ping Pong, the only thing more boring than regular tennis. But Pinky-sama why is it a good anime if it focuses on... read more

Osiummaster's avatar by Osiummaster on Jun 4, 2014
Score 9/10

Pingpong in short: Animation looks very shitty at the beginning, episode 1 and 2 are mostly character introduction, after that you become hooked. This is one of the most manly shows I've ever seen. None of that pussy shit, these guys deal with drastic life changes, accept their faiths and still try to change them, or realize it's time to give up. You can see what is going through their minds by their facial... read more

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