It takes a special kind of sports show to bring together a sports anime hater and lover to a single table. Call it success, or helium-bloated drama, Hanebado! promises to not bore you, nor let you walk away without a strong opinion* one way or another.
*On a second watch of the available episodes, I realized I had forgotten some notable scenes like bath time with Frederica Girls, so my observation of this show lacking an overt male gaze stands a bit corrected.
- 00:00 Intro
- 00:29 Feelings on sports anime in general
- 03:15 Marina’s favorite sports anime
- 03:25 Draggle’s favorite sports anime
- 05:00 Sports IRL versus anime
- 06:20 Familiarity with badminton
- 07:10 Hanebado!
- 29:40 Outro
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