Ginga e Kickoff!!

Victory Kickoff!!

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 銀河へキックオフ!!
English: Victory Kickoff!!
French: Victory Kickoff
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Type: TV
Episodes: 39
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 26, 2012 to Feb 26, 2013
Premiered: Spring 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: TYO Animations
Source: Novel
Genre: SportsSports
Theme: Team SportsTeam Sports
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 7.201 (scored by 1245212,452 users)
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Ranked: #32122
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4252
Members: 27,580
Favorites: 138

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The story follows a boy who was in a soccer team, but it was disbanded due to not enough players. However, after the boy meets a female professional soccer player, he aims to bring his soccer team back.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Uda, Kounosuke
Izawa, Motoi
Sound Director
Hiramaki, Daisuke
Episode Director, Storyboard
Fuchigami, Makoto
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Across My World" by Knotlamp

Ending Theme


May 15, 2022
For this review, I´ll try to give the least amount of spoilers possible, even though it is a fairly old anime.
The plot of Ginga e Kickoff!! follows an elementary school student, Shou, who is trying to revive his football team after it disbanded due to problems related to the team´s former coach.
With the help of Erika, the Furuya triplets, Reika, and later Aoto and Tagi, Shou is able to create a new team with one goal in mind; being the greatest team in the galaxy.

I have to be honest and say that, even though I watched this without any expectation, I came to the conclusion ...
Jul 12, 2017
Story: 8/10 The story seems very unique from other soccer/football anime. Usually, in a sports anime, it is about winning against other school teams in the regional, national etc. This anime aimed steps higher, and eventually had a match against pros. While this is a pro, I also believe this is a con. The characters are all elementary school, probably all around the age of 10. The story seems way too unrealistic, and that is where it lost 1 point. The other is how slow the start and how rushed the very end was. From the start, the OP focused on the 8 man team. ...
Apr 22, 2016
Ginga e Kickoff!! is highly underappreciated, a true hidden gem with fantastic character writing and a relatively down-to-earth story. Even if one isn't the biggest fan of sports anime (neither I nor my sister are, but we were swept up in this story and finished it very quickly!). It boasts no amazing, out of this world moves, the characters play pure soccer and it's a story grounded in reality with one or two amazing events that wouldn't be out of place in children's movie. After all, it IS aimed at children and it has a soothing atmosphere, a gentle score, and plenty of idealism.

But it's ...

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