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The Best Tennis Anime of All Time 

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Updated June 14, 2019 596 votes 217 voters 15.9k views 11 items

Get your rackets ready! Here's our list of the best tennis anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation, but all of these shows are worth checking out if you're looking for something new to watch. This poll includes the first episode of each show when available, so if you haven't seen a particular anime you can watch it right here on this page. Prince of Tennis is the most well known show in the genre, but there are plenty of other great tennis shows on this list for you to check out as well. The anime that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about tennis in one way or another.

This list is made up of different anime, including Ultra Maniac and Baby Steps. What is the greatest tennis anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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The Prince of Tennis is a 2001 anime series based on the manga series by Takeshi Konomi. A 12-year-old tennis prodigy named Ryoma Echizen moves back to his native Japan in order to attend his father's alma mater, Seishun Academy, a private middle school famous for its strong tennis team. ...more on Wikipedia

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