I’m definitely picking this one up because it’s an amazing series; the original Japanese blu-ray boxset is just too expensive for me, much as it is tempting.
If you’ve heard good things about this anime but are hesitant to watch it because pingpong really isn’t your thing, I urge you to give it a chance – the subject matter is just a transient medium by which the filmmakers employ to tell their story, and the series is immersed in rich character development and interesting, sometimes even profound musings on the philosophy of life. Anime like this don’t come by all the time.
For a taste, here are some beautiful art work from the official Ping Pong The Animation art book :
Ping Pong the Animation : Complete Series Blu-ray Amazon purchase link
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