Top 10 Sports Anime of 2017
1. Girls und Panzer das Finale
The first of a six-part theatrical event anime announced at the 20th Oarai Anglerfish Festival.
2. Welcome to the Ballroom
Fujita has drifted through middle school aimlessly, unable to find friends or anything that can hold his attention. Then, one day, he's attacked by a gang and saved by a mysterious man. But this isn't a karate master; it's a ballroom dance instructor! Reluctantly, Fujita takes a few beginner's classes, only to find his inspiration... an entrancing, teenage dance prodigy named Shizuku.
It's Fujita's first step into the high-octane world of competitive dance!
(Source: Kodansha Comics)
3. Kuroko's Basketball The Movie LAST GAME
An animated film adaptation of the Kuroko no Basket: Extra Game manga.
An American street basketball team called Jabberwock comes to Japan and plays a friendly match with a Japanese team, but after the Japanese team suffers a crushing defeat, the team members of Jabberwock start mocking Japanese basketball. Their comments enrage Riko's father, and so he gathers a team made up of the five members of the Generation of Miracles plus Kuroko and Kagami, called Vorpal Swords, to have a revenge match against Jabberwock.
4. Free! -Take Your Marks-
Taking place between the events of Free!: Eternal Summer and Free!: Dive to the Future, Free!: Take Your Marks plays out the graduated seniors' last summer through four different stories before they set sail for the future.
Unmei no Choice! (Destined Choice!) follows Haruka Nanase and Makoto Tachibana searching for a new apartment for Haruka as he settles into Tokyo.
Hitou no Cooling Down! (Cooling Down at the Secret Hot Spring!) sees Aiichiro Nitori choose a graduation gift for Rin Matsuoka and Sousuke Yamazaki, while Momotaro Mikoshiba wins tickets to the Anago Hot Springs. Hoping for a trip together, Aiichiro and Momotaro invite Rin and Sousuke.
Kessoku no Batafurai! (United Butterfly!) shows Rei Ryugazaki, Nagisa Hazuki, and Gou Matsuoka creating a recruitment video to attract new club members for the next school year.
Tabidachi no Etanaru Buru! (Departing Eternal Blue!) looks into the Iwatobi and Samezuka swim teams' plans for Rin's surprise going-away party, as he will be departing for Australia soon.
[Written by MAL Rewrite]
5. Yowamushi Pedal: NEW GENERATION
After defeating the formidable opponent Hakone Gakuen in the national tournament "Inter-High," senior members of Sohoku High -- Kinjo, Makishima, and Tadokoro -- are about to retire, and the team reorganizes with first-year members (Onoda, Imaizumi, and Naruko) under the leadership of Teshima as team captain and Aoyagi as vice captain. Meanwhile, Hakone Gakuen is reorganizing and recruiting as well in order to retake the championship, while Kyoto Fushimi High is now led by "monster racer" Midousuji.
6. Haikyu!! The Movie: Battle of Concepts
A compilation film depicting the match against Shiratorizawa Academy in the third season of the anime series.
7. Haikyu!! The Movie: Talent and Sense
A compilation film depicting the match against Aoba Johsai High School in the second season of the anime series. It will also include new scenes portraying what happened after the match.
8. Yuri!!! on Ice Special
A special included with the 6th DVD/BD volume of Yuri!!! on ICE. It focuses on the "Welcome to The Madness" exhibition routine performed by Yuri Plisetsky.
9. Kuroko no Basket: Last Game NG-shuu
Animated bloopers, based on the extra section of the original manga, included with the BD/DVD release of Kuroko no Basket: Last Game.
10. Free! -Timeless Medley- The Promise
Second part of Free!: Timeless Medley