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Ginga e Kickoff!!


Alternative Titles

Japanese: 銀河へキックオフ!!

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 39
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 26, 2012 to Feb 26, 2013
Premiered: Spring 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: NHK, Nihon Ad Systems
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: TYO Animations
Source: Novel
Genres: Sports, Shounen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children

Statistics

Score: 7.371 (scored by 5,904 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #21072
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2985
Members: 13,949
Favorites: 60
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Episodes: /39
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Synopsis

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


Staff

Uda, Kounosuke
Director
Hiramaki, Daisuke
Episode Director, Storyboard
Yamashita, Kenichi
Script
Yamada, Takashi
Script, Series Composition


Edit Opening Theme

"Across My World" by Knotlamp

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Ame Tokidoki Hare Nochi Niji (雨ときどき晴れのち虹)" by Fudanjuku (eps 1-24, 39)
#2: "Jinsei wa Haha!! (人生わははっ!)" by Fudanjuku (ep 25-38)




More reviewsReviews

Aug 21, 2012
Alpharon (All reviews)
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 read more
Apr 22, 2016
lambishwolf (All reviews)
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 read more
Oct 6, 2014
MickieHime26 (All reviews)
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 read more
May 25, 2013
KingKongShrest (All reviews)
Okay, so let's get this started, shall we? I haven't done too many reviews so spare with me here. A football anime that's unique from others would be a way to describe Ginga e Kickoff. It actually had the potential to be a 8 or even a 9 but why is it a 7? Well, read ahead. The story is indeed quite unique and the main character isn't overpowered like in other soccer animes but guess what? Other players are overpowered twice as much to make up for it. I wouldn't mind just strong kids but we have a kid here who can force other read more

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