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Whistle!


Alternative Titles

Japanese: ホイッスル!

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 39
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 6, 2002 to Feb 3, 2003
Premiered: Spring 2002
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Comet
Source: Manga
Genres: School, Shounen, Sports
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 7.531 (scored by 3,751 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #14802
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3173
Members: 7,563
Favorites: 55
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Episodes: /39

Synopsis

Kazamatsuri Shou's dream has always been to become a professional soccer player, but he has one problem: he's not very good at the game. He was accepted to the prestigious Musashi no Mori Junior High, known for its top rate soccer team, but he was never able to rise beyond the rank of third stringer. After transferring to Sakura Jousui Junior High, he can finally play soccer. And, with the support of his new friends and teammates, his strong determination, and lots of hard work, his soccer skills are developing rapidly and setting Shou well on his way to achieving his dream.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kazamatsuri, Sho
Kazamatsuri, Sho
Main
Komukai, Minako
Japanese
Komukai, Minako
Sato, Shigeki
Sato, Shigeki
Main
Kiuchi, Hidenobu
Japanese
Kiuchi, Hidenobu
Fuwa, Daichi
Fuwa, Daichi
Main
Kiyasu, Kohei
Japanese
Kiyasu, Kohei
Mizuno, Tatsuya
Mizuno, Tatsuya
Main
Maeda, Takeshi
Japanese
Maeda, Takeshi

Staff

Fukutomi, Hiroshi
Fukutomi, Hiroshi
Director
Yamada, Takashi
Yamada, Takashi
Script
Komukai, Minako
Komukai, Minako
Theme Song Performance
Sahashi, Toshihiko
Sahashi, Toshihiko
Music


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"Double Wind" by Minako Komukai

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"Sweet Days" by Minako Komukai



More reviewsReviews

Vash
May 14, 2009
I'll start off first by throwing this out there, I don't really like soccer all that much. Watching it is pretty damn boring, and playing it isn't much better in my opinion. Now, with that out of the way, let me just say that I really loved this anime. I know, you're like, "But he just said he pretty much hates soccer. Is he weird?" Yes, this anime indeed be about soccer, but it is much more than just that. This anime follows a middle school boy, Shou Kazamatsuri, who enjoys soccer and works extremely hard to get better and rise to the top. We read more
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Mangaloverxox
Aug 12, 2008
I enjoyed this story very much. It was actually a realistic soccer story and it didn't have to deal with any other side stories. it maintained me entertained for the whole anime and the ending was very exciting, and it left you asking for more. I recommend this anime to the true soccer fans, who know the reality of soccer and that know how hard it is and how much you have to work to make it in the sport.
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NQ2Resq
May 14, 2016
When I first began watching Whistle!, there were many things that could classify it as a bad anime. Granted, it is old, but the animation was very choppy and uncoordinated. The main character's voice actor was not the best either, and a lot of the lines were delivered without clear articulation and emotion. However, despite these, there was something about it that drew me in. Next thing I knew, I had finished the last episode and was craving more.

The story for Whistle! revolves around Kazamatsuri Shou, a 2nd-year junior high school student who has an unquenchable passion for soccer. Throughout the anime, most of these read more
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yukified
Sep 20, 2013
First and foremost, I really have to say that the plot is really interesting, such that it is different from most sports anime I know.

1. The main character Shou may not seem to have the attribute that a striker (forward) ought to have, but yet he does not give up and makes use of whatever he has to put up a play to his advantage.

2. His growth along with the interaction with the other characters were equally as important and good.

However, the thing is that this anime seems to be under budget, I really don't like how the voice casting for Shou is done, read more
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