2D Champions Episode 79: DAYS

An immense number of balls are kicked when the Champions review the first five episodes of the football/soccer anime DAYS! Based on the the popular manga by Tsuyoshi Yasuda and animated by MAPPA, DAYS seeks to charm you with it’s tale of hard working sweaty boys who are all striving to be the best they can be. Is DAYS able to make an easy goal on the Champions? Or do we manage to block the shot? Listen and find out!

You can read the original manga here:

You can watch the entire anime here:


2D Champions Episode 53: Kuroko’s Basketball

It’s the start of the ‘2016 Olympics Arc’ in 2D Champions! Over the next four weeks, the Champions will be reviewing a variety of sports-themed anime! This week we start off discussing the popular series ‘Kuroko’s Basketball’. The biggest basketball manga since the legendary ‘Slam Dunk’, ‘Kuroko’s Basketball’ is based on the manga by Tadatoshi Fujimaki which ran in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump. The animated adaptation, produced by Production I.G., ran for several seasons accompanied by a few films. Does ‘Kuroko’s Basketball’ leave any impression on the Champions? Or is it a slam dunk?
Listen and find out!

You can watch all of ‘Kuroko’s Basketball’ here:

You can buy the manga in North America here: