Ping Pong The Animation

TV (11 eps)
4.403 of 5 from 1,599 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

frankstleBilly's avatar by frankstleBilly on Feb 2, 2015
Score 9/10

Talk about underrated? Ping Pong the Animation is not only underrated, but my personal pick for Anime of the Year 2014. And this show went unnoticed for two reasons, the first being that it's a sports anime. As a person, I despise sports. I view it as too physically demanding for someone of my style, and yet I'm still expected to do it. While Ping Pong certainly has sports in it, it isn't an... read more

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