6.45 Average Score
Romaji
None
Native
モンキーターン
Synonyms
I'll Be Number 1!
Format
TV
Studios
OLM
Episodes
25
Episodes Duration
23 min per ep
Status
Finished Airing
Premiered
Winter 2004
Genres
Action, Drama, Sports
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Description

Based on Kawai Katsutoshi's manga of the same name, published in Weekly Shounen Sunday, Monkey Turn is a sports anime based around professional speed boat racing. The anime's protagonist, Tadano Kenji, is too short to follow his dream of becoming a professional baseball player, but his baseball coach recommends him to boat racing. One day Tadano-san unexpectedly meets his old girlfriend and they exchange promises: in return for her being faithful to him, he is charged with becoming Japan's best racer within three years. The eponymous "Monkey Turn" is a boat maneuver Kenji-san thought up while visiting his girlfriend. The Monkey Turn gives Kenji quite the advantage over other boaters, but is it enough for him become the best? (Source: AniDB)

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