Ping Pong: The Animation

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  • TV-14
  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 8.6  (3,151)

Ping Pong: The Animation is a Japanese anime television series focused on the fast paced sport of table tennis. The series was based on the popular manga created by Taiy? Matsumoto while the anime was directed by Masaaki Yuasa and produced by Studio Tatsunoko Production. The series focuses on two young table tennis players, Smile and Peco, with wildly varying personalities. Despite their obvious differences they have been best friends for years and enjoy a mild rivalry in the world of table tennis. However, when Peco is utterly defeated by a Chinese opponent he is so totally defeated that he gives up on the game thus forcing his childhood friend Smile to step up and get him back in the game!

Ping Pong: The Animation
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Seasons
E 11
11. E 11
June 19, 2014
Relentlessly working his injured knee, Peco beats Dragon. The upset sends shock running through the gymnasium. The final match pits Katase High's Peco against Smile.
E 10
10. E 10
June 12, 2014
Peco and Dragon tackle the question of whether only birds can fly.
E 9
9. E 9
June 5, 2014
In the third round, Dragon has an unexpected visitor, Sanada questions himself, and Peco scares lots of people in lots of ways.
E 8
8. E 8
May 29, 2014
Peco practices among college students at the training center in preparation for the Inter-High preliminaries. When Koizumi learns from Obaba that Peco is still playing table tennis, he registers Peco for the event.
E 7
7. E 7
May 22, 2014
Smile is finally scouted by Kaio. Dragon declares, "Keep playing in this dumpy environment and your talent will rot." After attempting to persuade Smile, as Dragon heads home, he recalls painful memories from his past. Meanwhile, Peco decides to make a comeback and Obaba works him hard.
E 6
6. E 6
May 15, 2014
Having quit table tennis, Peco hangs around Tamura Table Tennis Hall eating snacks. Meanwhile, Smile polishes his skills with Koizumi in order to win, causing discord between himself and his teammates.
E 5
5. E 5
May 8, 2014
After winning the Inter-High, Dragon goes on to win the Junior Olympics singles, and makes his triumphant return. At a press conference after his return, Dragon clearly states Kaio's need for players on Tsukimoto's level. Dragon's statement creates subtle waves in the Kaio Academy team.
E 4
4. E 4
May 1, 2014
Peco learns a hard lesson from someone he never took seriously enough, and then we finally see how Dragon earned his name.
E 3
3. E 3
April 24, 2014
All the teams gather at the prefectural qualifiers, and China gets to play Smile at last.
E 2
2. E 2
April 17, 2014
Coach Koizumi has started working Smile hard, and he definitely doesn't appreciate the extra attention.
The Wind Makes It Too Hard to Hear
1. The Wind Makes It Too Hard to Hear
April 10, 2014
Two old friends go to spy on a new table tennis champ at a rival high school, but meanwhile their own team is falling apart.
Description

Ping Pong: The Animation is a Japanese anime television series focused on the fast paced sport of table tennis. The series was based on the popular manga created by Taiy? Matsumoto while the anime was directed by Masaaki Yuasa and produced by Studio Tatsunoko Production.

The series focuses on two young table tennis players, Smile and Peco, with wildly varying personalities. Despite their obvious differences they have been best friends for years and enjoy a mild rivalry in the world of table tennis. However, when Peco is utterly defeated by a Chinese opponent he is so totally defeated that he gives up on the game thus forcing his childhood friend Smile to step up and get him back in the game!

Ping Pong: The Animation is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (11 episodes). The series first aired on April 10, 2014.

Where to Watch Ping Pong: The Animation

Ping Pong: The Animation is available for streaming on the Fuji TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Ping Pong: The Animation on demand at Amazon and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    April 10, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    8.6  (3,151)