Sports anime have never been the most popular things in the US. For some reason, Hajime no Ippo and Slam Dunk never caught on like Friday Night Lights and Hoosiers. Kory would like to believe that Americans really would like sports fiction, if they gave it a chance. Unfortunately, anime fans aren’t stereotypically people who would jump at the chance to watch the upcoming Ace of Diamond.
But with America’s largest spectacle—he's talking about the NFL of course—two weeks in, he wanted to talk about a lot of sports anime, to admittedly various degrees of success.