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Japanese: number24 ナンバー・トゥーフォー
English: number24
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2020 to Apr 15, 2020
Premiered: Winter 2020
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 22:30 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: PRA
Source: Original
Genre: SportsSports
Themes: SchoolSchool, Team SportsTeam Sports
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.731 (scored by 1914719,147 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #53472
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2705
Members: 59,736
Favorites: 252

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Natsuza Yuzuki has been playing rugby as a left-winger ever since he was a child. After enrolling in Doushisha University, he quickly becomes a rising star in the Kansai University League.

His dreams are shattered, however, when a nasty motorbike accident leaves him with a spinal hernia—making him unable to be able to play rugby ever again. With no role available other than the position of manager, he accepts his new post and hopes his squad can obtain a league title.

Yuzuki's team is an unlikely group, including his stoic best friend and full-back Seiichirou Jingyouji; hot-headed first-year Yasunari Tsuru, who harbors a strong dislike for Natsuza, filling his senior's old position as left wing; and Yuu Mashiro, who is struggling to hold his ground as a scrum half.

Despite Natsuza putting his all into training his team for a league title, their squad still feels incomplete. A year ago, Ibuki Ueka, the genius fly-half that was once Doushisha's ace, suddenly quit rugby—and now Natsuza is determined to get him back.

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Herek, Samantha
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Kimiya, Shigeru


Opening Theme

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"SET!" by Masanori Kobayashi (小林正典)

Ending Theme

1: "Kimi to Iru nara (君といるなら)" by Natsusa Yuzuki (Kengo Kawanishi) & Seiichirou Jingyouji (Ryouta Suzuki)
2: "COMICAL TRY!!" by Natsusa Yuzuki (Kengo Kawanishi) & Ibuki Ueoka (Junichi Yanagita)
3: "Every Fight" by Natsusa Yuzuki (Kengo Kawanishi) & Yasunari Tsuru (Shouhei Komatsu)


Mar 23, 2022
Sports anime? More like a Boys Life anime. I learned nothing about rugby but wholeheartedly enjoyed the character interactions and Natsusa being a snarky, lovable gremlin. For only 12 episodes, there was a lot of potential for the plot to be fleshed out more and for the character stories to be explored fully. Instead of a focus on the sport anime genre, this show falls into more of a slice-of-life category, so if you're down to relax and watch some chaos ensue from Natsusa's shenanigans, here you go.

STORY (8/10): For an original TV series, it COULD be better, but maybe if we get a season ...
Aug 27, 2021
So good ! Natsusa can't play rugby anymore but he's still so lively and cheerful. It's a heartwhelming story about overcoming injury and being aroud the thing you like to do.

It's not an so sport focused, so you won't learn much about rugby itself. it's more relashionship and growing up focused. The characters are in college, some questions about going pro or not, discovering your own strenghts, what you can and can not do

Natsusa's personality is so mean, likes to bully around for fun, and Seiichirou is more of a straight-thinking guy but they get a long so well.

Never skip the ending!
The ending ...
Aug 7, 2021
Mixed Feelings
the plot of the story is not bad actually however i feel that the execution wasn’t being made very well.

the anime is about rugby but there wasn’t much explanation about the game itself. for someone like me who know nothing about rugby, i have no idea how many people there are in each team, what kind of player position there are, how do they score, what is the points they received each time they score a goal etc.

i'm currently on episode 3 of "try knights" which is also a rugby theme anime, at least "try knights" bother to explain the rugby game at the end ...

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