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: 7.211 (scored by 1210412,104 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #32362
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4246
Members: 27,152
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


Aug 21, 2012
Esta review también está en español.

Football Chronicles, Chapter 3: Ginga e Kickoff!!
Note: some football animes will be named in this review for the sake of comparison. This is, mostly, to see how the game is faced in each series. Of course, no spoilers.
Also, football as the real, english one (aka soccer), not the American one.

Ginga e Kickoff!! (GeK!) is the latest football bet offered in 2012. Gek! was a really pleasant surprise, not only for the release itself, but because there was already another football anime airing at the time: Area no Kishi (technically three, with Inazuma Eleven Go 2... but IE is... special). Maybe ...
Oct 6, 2014
Ginga e Kickoff is a hidden gem of sports genre in anime.

It started with Shou, our main character, an elementary student soccer player meeting Erika, a transfer student whose ability in playing soccer succeeds Shou in many levels. From asking her to play with him and then miraculously meeting a female professional soccer player, Shou then strives on to bring back the Moroyama soccer team with its old and new members and a better coach that can accepts all of the players, both in personality and skills.

Story wise it is (9/10), the team does not just strives to win a competition, but to become the ...
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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