Baby Steps – Tennis Manga Gets Anime Adaptation


The 50th issue of Weekly Shounen Magazine has announced that  Hikaru Katsuki’s romance sports manga series Baby Steps will be getting an anime adaptation.

The series will be produced by Bakuman executive  producer Kenji Saito and it will premiere next spring on NHK’s E-Tele channel .

Manga series debuted in 2007 and currently has 27 volume with 28th and 29th volume to release on November 15 and January 17, 2014, respectively.

Maruo Eiitirou (E-Chan), a first year honor student, one day decides he’s unhappy with the way things are and lacks excerise. He finds a flyer for the Tennis Club and decides check it out. He’s instantly captivated by it. With no prior experience and poor physical conditioning, join E-Chan as he embarks on a tennis journey using his smarts, dedication and work ethic.

via MyAnimeList