Top 3 best comic books about sports in Jump history

Weekly Shonen Jump has created many countless comics of all kinds, loved by many people. One of the most charismatic genres is sports genre comics.


In a myriad of genres that are loved by the audience, sport is indispensable. Today we will take a look at 3 of Jump’s most popular sports comic. The ranking is done a survey and published on Goo Ranking.

1. Slam Dunk – 1,191 votes

This is probably a popular series that everyone who loves sports must know, not only does the series inspire a passion for basketball for so many generations.

Slam Dunk is a comic that talks about Shohoku which is a high school basketball team. The main character of this comic is Hanamichi Sakuragi, a record holder of “T squared” (falling in love), with outstanding strength and very hot blood, leading a group of disruptive students.

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Although he came to basketball because he wanted to get the attention of his friend Haruko, Hanamichi has really found love for this subject since playing basketball. It is Slam Dunk’s meaningful and humorous story that makes it an extremely memorable and worth watching anime among sports series.

2. Haikyuu – 546 votes

Haikyuu tells about Hinata Shouyou, a junior high school student who wishes to become a volleyball athlete after watching a match. He decided to join the high school volleyball team, and after finding enough members he was able to join the first match in his life after 3 years of waiting.

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Here he encounters Tobio’s court and is knocked out for the first match, but he is still determined to train to revenge. However, when going to level 3, in the wrong way, how do these two people become each other’s teammates?

3. Kuroko no Basket – 463 votes

Kuroko no Basket is a sports comic that talks about Teikou Middle School basketball team. This is a legendary team known as the “Generation of Miracles”. After graduating, these 5 stars moved to various high schools in basketball. However, little is known about player 6 with the nickname “ghost” – Kuroko Tetsuya.

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Without potential, Kuroko Tetsuya moved to the school with the new basketball team. But Kuroko met Kagami Taiga – the specter and the light that met, they together tried to fulfill their goals and dreams to bring Seirin to the Japanese championship.