Yowamushi Pedal, Aoharu x Kikanjuu Recommendations
Both MCs are really good at something ( AxK survival game, YP cycling) without even realizing it. They meet good friends/teammates, which helps bring out the potential in them, which makes them strive to be the best they can be in order to thank their friends in return.
Although there are differences in the genres between these two anime, but there is a similar thing happened in the life of the main characters.
Hotaru Tachibana, the protagonist of Aoharu x Kikanjuu who never knew survival games before. However, after being introduced to the game and got invited to join a survival game team, she becomes obsessed about it. Then, Sakamichi Onoda, the protagonist of Yowamushi Pedal who at first wasn't interested in bicycle racing. But because a particular sequence of events, he was asked to join the high school cycling club. Later on, his team won the Inter High competition.