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Ping Pong the Animation 

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Five ping pong prodigies learn to navigate the harsh climate of competitive sport and the even more frightening realm of self realization.
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Koki Uchiyama Koki Uchiyama ...  Makoto Tsukimoto 11 episodes, 2014
Yosei Bun Yosei Bun ...  Kon 'China' Wenga / ... 11 episodes, 2014
Alan Chow ...  Kong 'China' Wenge 11 episodes, 2014
Aaron Dismuke ...  Hoshino 11 episodes, 2014
Fukujurou Katayama Fukujurou Katayama ...  Yutaka 'Peco' Hoshino 11 episodes, 2014
Tyson Rinehart Tyson Rinehart ...  Ota 11 episodes, 2014
Micah Solusod ...  Makoto Tsukimoto / ... 11 episodes, 2014
Mark Stoddard ...  Koizumi 11 episodes, 2014
Yûsaku Yara ...  Jou 'Butterfly Joe' Koizumi 11 episodes, 2014
Pam Dougherty ...  Tamura 10 episodes, 2014
Takanori Hoshino Takanori Hoshino ...  Ota 10 episodes, 2014
Masako Nozawa ...  Obaba Tamura 10 episodes, 2014
Shunsuke Sakuya Shunsuke Sakuya ...  Ryuuichi 'Dragon' Kazama 10 episodes, 2014
Marcus D. Stimac Marcus D. Stimac ...  Kazama 10 episodes, 2014
Christopher Bevins ...  Takamura 9 episodes, 2014
Mitsuaki Hoshi Mitsuaki Hoshi ...  Takamura 9 episodes, 2014
Tze Yep ...  Kong Wenge's Coach 9 episodes, 2014
Tei Ha Tei Ha ...  Kong's Coach 8 episodes, 2014
Kenji Hamada Kenji Hamada ...  Masayuki Sanada 8 episodes, 2014
Akihiko Ishizumi Akihiko Ishizumi ...  Taku Kazama 8 episodes, 2014
Bill Jenkins ...  Taku 8 episodes, 2014
Mitsutaka Nishida Mitsutaka Nishida ...  Young Yutaka 'Peco' Hoshino 8 episodes, 2014
Ian Sinclair ...  Sanada 8 episodes, 2014
Maxey Whitehead ...  Young Hoshino 8 episodes, 2014
Anthony Bowling Anthony Bowling ...  Sakuma 7 episodes, 2014
Scott Hinze Scott Hinze 7 episodes, 2014
Subaru Kimura Subaru Kimura ...  Manabu 'Demon' Sakuma 7 episodes, 2014
Clifford Chapin Clifford Chapin ...  Nekota 6 episodes, 2014
R. Bruce Elliott 6 episodes, 2014
Aaron Roberts Aaron Roberts 6 episodes, 2014
Philip Weber Philip Weber 6 episodes, 2014
Kenta Ôkuma Kenta Ôkuma ...  Nekota 6 episodes, 2014
Ian Bailon Ian Bailon 5 episodes, 2014
Ben Bryant Ben Bryant 5 episodes, 2014
Jarrod Greene Jarrod Greene 5 episodes, 2014
Josh Grelle ...  Yamada 5 episodes, 2014
Chris Hury Chris Hury 5 episodes, 2014
Jeremy Inman ...  Michio 5 episodes, 2014
Trenton Jons Trenton Jons 5 episodes, 2014
Ayako Kawasumi ...  Yurie 5 episodes, 2014
Sean O'Connor ...  Miyasaka 5 episodes, 2014
Hiroshi Satomura Hiroshi Satomura ...  Young Makoto 'Smile' Tsukimoto 5 episodes, 2014
Lindsay Seidel ...  Yurie 5 episodes, 2014
Shohei Shimada Shohei Shimada ...  Yamada 5 episodes, 2014
Takahiro Shimada Takahiro Shimada ...  Michio Tamura 5 episodes, 2014
Greg Silva Greg Silva 5 episodes, 2014
Apphia Yu Apphia Yu ...  Young Tsukimoto 5 episodes, 2014
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Five ping pong prodigies learn to navigate the harsh climate of competitive sport and the even more frightening realm of self realization.

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Highly Underrated
17 September 2015 | by abscottbrad1095See all my reviews

This is one of the most underrated anime . Don't go by the name. It is less about Ping Pong and more about life as you get older. The character development was very unique. Most of the people avoid this masterpiece because of it's unappealing animation. For me, even the animation was more like sketches brought to life. The animation works perfectly for the Ping Pong action and our imagination.While some of you may be turned off by the animation, I challenge you to give it a try nevertheless. It would be a shame to miss out on an anime as well done as this just because of artistic reasons. The music was excellent too, specially the ending song. I assure you that you will be surprised after finishing this chef-d'oeuvre.


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10 April 2014 (Japan) See more »

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