Softenni! the Animation

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English: Softenni! the Animation
Synonyms: Sofuteni, Soft Tennis
Japanese: そふてにっ


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 2011 to Jun 24, 2011
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Xebec
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, SportsSports, EcchiEcchi, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.511 (scored by 73847,384 users)
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Ranked: #59972
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Popularity: #3723
Members: 22,188
Favorites: 22

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The tennis comedy centers around the members of a female middle school soft tennis team and the twists and turns that their lives take as they aim for the nationals.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Nakayama, Nobuhiro
Kamitsubo, Ryouki
Director, Series Composition
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Nagasawa, Tsuyoshi
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

"Rule Book wo Wasurechae (るーるぶっくを忘れちゃえ)" by ULTRA-PRISM with Shirodama Junior High Girls Soft Tennis Team (Kanae Itou, Eri Kitamura, Shizuka Itou, Satomi Akesaka, Sayuri Yahagi)

Ending Theme

"Tsumasaki Dachi (つまさきだち)" by Kanae Itou

Aug 1, 2011
helur (All reviews)
If you are curious soft tennis is a modified version of normal tennis using rubber balls, and was created after being introduced to the east in the early 1900's. Thus, five airheads entertain us with their insane antics and personalities as they play it. Softenni is one of the most hit or miss comedies I have recently watched.

With a comedy it comes down to the characters and how they interact. The captain Chitose who is unable to hit a single ball, enjoys eating, and is basically the most annoying and least important. Compared to her we have Asuna, who is the instigator of all read more
Jul 5, 2011
WildNeptune (All reviews)
Softenni is primarily a slice of life comedy with ecchi. There is soft tennis in it, but that is more a reason to bring the characters together than a genuine focus in the actual series. I should make it clear that this is NOT a show for someone looking for a sports anime.

Being slice of life there is little substance in ways of the story. The basic setting is the Soft Tennis Club want to win nationals and then go onto Wimbledon. A rival tennis club is introduced part way through the series as are more girls and so on.

The heart of the read more
Sep 27, 2011
Romie-chan (All reviews)
Softenni is a series full of nudity and comedy and finds a way to use them both in a masterful way.

Softennis is pretty much about a female tennis team trying to overcome al thel challenges that come their way, whether it's team-work or playing against another team with an extreme mixture of comedy. The two main female protagonists (Asuna and Kotone) are a soft tennis pair that drives the plot forward every step.

If you start watching this show, it will seem weird that it starts out on a farm, but you'll understand why later on.

Characters 8/10
Although the characters are not unique, they show a unique read more
Feb 20, 2020
LegendAqua (All reviews)
An underdog tennis anime comedy with it's fanservice being *ahem* notorious...

Softenni is a comedy anime centreing around a ragtag bunch of an all girls soft tennis club aiming for nationals. With the captain of the club Chitose Akiyama voiced by Shizuka Ito who can't hit the ball and cares more about food, Kurusu Fuyukawa voiced by Satomi Akesaka as the strange mysterious girl who is strangely proficient in soft tennis but does some weird cosplays, Kotone Sawanatsu voiced by Eri Kitamura as the athletic-centered type but can't control her power and has a crush on her coach You Mishimagi voiced by Shinobu Matsumoto and Asuna read more

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