Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club
Based on ハイ☆スピード!Free! revolves around members of a high school boy's swimming team. Four boys—Haruka, Makoto, Nagisa and Rin—all participated in a swimming tournament shortly before graduating elementary school and later parted ways. Years later, they reunite when Rin challenges Haruka to a race and wins. Not wanting to be defeated so easily, Haruka gathers Makoto and Nagisa and a new recruit named Rei to form the Iwatobi High School Swimming Club.
year: July 2013 – Ongoing
Rate: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆
Status: Waiting for episode 3
Thoughts: To be completely honest, it’s a lot of fanservice for the ladies. Not that I’m complaining. But with episode two, it seems the plot’s picking up, so we’ll see.
Kuroko no Basuke
黒子のバスケThe basketball team of Teikō Middle School rose to distinction by demolishing all competition. The regulars of the team became known as the "Generation of Miracles". After graduating from middle school, these five stars went to different high schools with top basketball teams. Now, Kuroko Tetsuya, the sixth member of the "Generation of Miracles", and Kagami Taiga, a naturally talented player from the US, aim for the top, taking on Kuroko's former teammates one by one.
genre: Sports, Comedy
year: Season 1: April 2012 – September 2012; Season 2: October 2013 – TBA
Episodes: Season 1: 25; Season 2: TBA
Rate: ★ ★ ★ ★★
Status: Season 1: Complete; Season 2: Waiting
Thoughts: If you’re someone who’s never watched a sports anime or read a sports manga it might take a bit to get into it. But believe me, the bishies and the silly shenanigans of the characters totally win you over. Can’t wait for season 2~!