Episode 12: Para Table Tennis

Animation x Paralympic: Who Is Your Hero?

5m 00s
Broadcast on June 27, 2021 Available until December 31, 2028

The 12th installment of the project to convey the charm of Paralympic sports (Para Sports) with a series of anime. The world of Para Table Tennis is portrayed in collaboration with the children's book "TEAM OF TWO HEARTS" by Yoshino Mariko and Miyao Kazutaka who have been inspiring their fans for a long time. The story follows 2 protagonists, Daichi and Jun, facing Para Table Tennis player Iwabuchi Koyo in a practice match. Daichi and Jun try to go easy on Koyo at the beginning, but something unexpected happens. The theme song "Precious Youth" is written and composed by Tsunku and sung by Yokoyama Daisuke & NHK Tokyo Children's Chorus.

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