Updates

Returning with new domain name, new design, and possibly a Patreon

It’s been a long hiatus but I think I’m ready to revive Sport in Fiction. There is a new domain name – sportinfiction.com. (The previous domain, sportsanime.com, will redirect...
Commentary

Expanding focus from “sports” to “sports and recreation”

In one of my first posts on this blog in early 2015, I wrote about what I considered when characterizing a particular anime or manga...
Conventions

Anime Boston 2016’s “Field Day” theme and related events

Anime Boston 2016 happens this weekend at the Hynes Convention Center starting Friday March 25th and this year’s theme is “Field Day”, inspired by an...
Anime Books Sports

New arrivals: SpoAni! issues 1 & 2

The popularity of high-profile sports anime has grown in recent years and generated more interest in the sports those series portray. In an attempt to get in on...
Anime News

Two sports series on home video from FUNimation this June

The second quarter of 2015 in Region 1 home video releases just got two more sports anime additions as FUNimation announced today it plans...