Shoot! Goal to the Future

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Japanese: シュート! Goal to the Future
English: Shoot! Goal to the Future
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 2, 2022 to Sep 24, 2022
Premiered: Summer 2022
Broadcast: Saturdays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genre: SportsSports
Theme: Team SportsTeam Sports
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.271 (scored by 53075,307 users)
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Ranked: #121892
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Popularity: #5257
Members: 16,475
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If you're looking for an anime similar to Sword Art Online (SAO) in terms of being perceived as "bad," you might want to consider recommending "Shoot! Goal to the Future." Just like SAO, "Shoot! Goal to the Future" has faced criticism for certain aspects of its storytelling and execution. In "Shoot! Goal to the Future," the story revolves around a young soccer prodigy named Takeshi, who dreams of becoming the best soccer player in the world. However, the series suffers from similar issues to SAO, such as inconsistent pacing, lackluster character development, and at times, overly predictable plotlines. Additionally, both SAO and "Shoot! Goal to the  read more 
report Recommended by MarcinekAnime
1. Both are about soccer 2. Both leads hidden genius but trying to quit soccer 3. Both are about team sports and overcoming obstacles through the power of friendship. 4. Both anime are aiming for nationals.  
report Recommended by cutzycookie
Whilst both these animes focus on different spots, they focus heavily on one character ‘retiring’ from spots and returning to a new team/different sports team and helping bring the team to new levels; both are enjoyable on the format of "the underdog strikes back" in a different way to the usual "im too small/etc to play this sport but im the prodigy of my generation". Whilst it may be a struggle if you’re into the specific sport that each anime features, I’d recommend giving the opposite a try; the plots and characters are fun and enjoyable!  
report Recommended by doctorminsuks
I just found the relationships of the characters to have a very similar vibe to one another. 
report Recommended by Dylvster