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10 Amazing Sports Anime That Were Ruined By Their Endings

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  • Posted on 19th Sep, 2022 23:32 PM
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Sports anime can be about more than just sportsball. However, without a solid ending, even the greatest anime series can't stick the landing.

Sports anime has been on the rise for the past few years and rightfully so but a bad ending can undermine the strongest series. Sports anime has a way of displaying the human spirit that's hard to match. The genre's depiction of losses, anticipation, and final victory has helped sports anime win over many fans. However, sometimes new fans are in for a rude awakening.

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All good things must come to an end, but it shouldn't be at the cost of a well-deserved ending. Not all sports anime leave their fans hanging or wasting time, but many leave their most ardent supporters suffering with rushed endings and unearned time skips.

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Run with the Wind has become a fan favorite anime for its relatable characters, as audiences could see a mix of college students struggling as they entered adulthood. The series did a great job exploring each character's background and highlighting how running provided life-changing opportunities for them. Unfortunately, the show told and never showed, so fans didn't really get to feel how much the characters had grown.

Run with the Wind concludesina three-year-time skip, showing the lives of the former teammates and raising more questions than answers.Haiji's injury apparently ended his running career, for example, but it's not clear if this was important to him. Instead of skipping over its own ending and opening up new unresolved storylines, Run With The Wind should have finished what it started.

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