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Japanese: RE-MAIN(リメイン)
English: RE-MAIN
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 4, 2021 to Oct 3, 2021
Premiered: Summer 2021
Broadcast: Sundays at 01:30 (JST)
Producers: Bandai Namco Arts
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Original
Genre: SportsSports
Themes: SchoolSchool, Team SportsTeam Sports
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.201 (scored by 5002250,022 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #32732
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1696
Members: 132,020
Favorites: 848

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When Minato Kiyomizu wakes up in a hospital, he learns that he has been comatose for 203 days. As it turns out, a car accident has caused him to lose all memory of his middle school journey. Eventually, he discovers his former glory in water polo and desires to continue where he has left off. However, embarrassingly becoming aware of the massive disparity between his old and current self, Minato begins intensive rehabilitation in hopes of starting anew—a life without water polo.

Yet, Minato is promptly reminded of his past prowess and a promise on his very first day in Yamanami High School. Soon enough, despite being completely aware of his ineptitude, he joins the school's water polo club! While needing to relearn the sport's basics, he, along with his clubmates, must recruit new members to attain the required seven-man roster. With that, Minato tries to rekindle his deeply buried talent for water polo—and become one of Japan's renowned players once again.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Re-Main is also streamed on the Ani-One Asia channel on Youtube.

Episode three of the anime was delayed for one week due to the special broadcast of the British Open 2021.

Episode Videos

Characters & Voice Actors


Nishida, Masafumi
Director, Sound Director, Script, Series Composition, Original Creator
Matsuda, Kiyoshi


Opening Theme

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"Forget Me Not" by ENHYPEN


Oct 2, 2021
This anime as a whole does not deserve more than a 7. I'm not being honest putting an 8. But the last chapter has made it so for me.

The first 7-8 chapters do not deserve more than a 6, the important event that happens made the series a 7 until chapter 11, but the last chapter.... ah!!! I loved it so much. it has made me bloom many beautiful emotions. There are many anime that I would recommend before Re-main, but if you have time and want to see a nice story of a group of students who become friends playing a sport, give it ...
Oct 2, 2021
Mixed Feelings
Re-Main: the old term for "offside" in water polo, but honestly, this anime can be also said in this manner: it Re-Mains to be seen of the potential calibre of how much this show could've had, that squandered some liberties to make this show a decent one.

Paraded as one of many shows at the MAPPA Stage 10th Anniversary event, Re-Main is the brainchild of Tiger & Bunny author Masafumi Nishida, of which this not-so-young director has oversaw the anime and movie adaptations of his work in the past. And now, Re-Main is his 2nd self-directed series, and imagine someone like him has to manage all ...
Nov 19, 2021
This show is one of the strangest sports anime I’ve ever seen. Calling it just a bad show feels wrong somehow. And don’t get me wrong- this show is not good, but there’s just something so, so weird about it. It can’t seem to decide what it wants to be. It seems like they want to tell a more serious story but can’t figure out how to. None of the characters are likeable, and the show has a bad habit of retroactively making itself worse. The worst example of this is the final scene, which is so genuinely unsettling in its implications that I have ...

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