Baby Steps (TV)

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Alternative title:
ベイビーステップ (Japanese)
베이비 스텝 (Korean)
Themes: school, sport, tennis
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Eiichirō Maruo (nicknamed "Ei-chan" for his grades being straight "A") is an honor student, bookworm, and is not interested in anything other than studying. In order to solve his problem of lacking physical strength, he enrolled a tennis school and soon found the fascinating side of tennis. Being a tennis newbie lacking physical strength, he supplement his shortcomings with his excellent observing and analyzing skills.
User Ratings: 159 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 10 votes (sub:9, others:1
1 Russian dubbed
)
 Excellent: 37 votes (sub:34, dub:2, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Very good: 60 votes (sub:59, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Good: 33 votes (sub:31, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Decent: 14 votes (sub:13, dub:1)
 So-so: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Not really good: 1 vote (raw:1)
 Weak: 2 votes (sub:2)
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Seen in part or in whole by 270 users, rank: #2460 (of 6325)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.849 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.2448, rank: #713 (of 6328)
Weighted mean: 7.791 (Very good−), rank: #684 (of 6328) (seen all: 7.93 / seen some: 6.76 / won't finish: 4.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.773 (Very good−), rank: #515 (of 4833)
Number of episodes: 25
Episode titles: We have 19
Vintage: 2014-04-06
Opening Theme:
"Believe in Yourself" by Mao Abe
Ending Theme:
"Baby Steps" (ベイビーステップ) by Babyraids
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Masahiko Murata
Series Composition: Katsuhiko Chiba
Script:
Junki Takegami (7 episodes
eps 5-7, 9, 18, 21, 23
)

Katsuhiko Chiba (12 episodes
eps 1-4, 8, 10, 15-17, 19, 22, 25
)

Natsuko Takahashi (7 episodes
eps 4, 11-14, 20, 24
)

Storyboard:
Akihiro Enomoto (eps 13, 21)
Hiroshi Kimura (ep 16)
Kazuya Komai (ep 19)
Maki Odaira (eps 2, 12, 20)
Masahiko Murata (4 episodes
eps 1, 5, 10, 25
)

Noriyoshi Nakamura (ep 9)
Pyeon-Gang Ho (eps 6, 18)
Shin'ichi Masaki (ep 7)
Toshinori Narita (eps 3, 11)
Yoshihiro Yanagiya (eps 4, 14, 22)
Yukihiro Matsushita (5 episodes
eps 8, 15, 17, 23-24
)

Episode Director:
Hiromichi Matano (Studio Ray; eps 9, 16)
Koichiro Kuroda (ep 5)
Kumi Ichiguchi (eps 8, 17)
Maki Odaira (eps 2, 12, 20)
Makoto Sasaki (ep 21)
Masahiko Murata (4 episodes
eps 1, 5, 10, 25
)

Noriyuki Nomata (ep 13)
Pyeon-Gang Ho (eps 6, 18)
Shin'ichi Masaki (ep 7)
Yasushi Murayama (5 episodes
eps 3, 11, 15, 19, 23
)

Yoshihiro Yanagiya (eps 4, 14, 22)
Yoshinori Odaka (ep 24)
Original creator: Hikaru Katsuki
Character Design: Masayuki Kouda
Art Director: Kunihiko Inaba
Chief Animation Director: Masayuki Kouda (11 episodes
eps 3, 7-9, 11, 13, 15-16, 19, 21, 23
)

Animation Director:
Ai Yamazaki (Studio Mark; eps 3, 11)
Anna Yamaguchi (Studio Graffiti; eps 4, 17, 24)
Chiyuki Tanaka (4 episodes
eps 2, 6, 12, 20
)

Chuji Nakajima (ep 3)
Daisuke Tsumagari (E-Guardian; eps 6, 17, 24)
Hideaki Shimada (ep 3)
Hiroki Abe (ep 23)
Mai Toda (eps 10, 18)
Masayuki Fujita (eps 5, 13, 21)
Masayuki Kouda (eps 1, 4, 6, 25)
Natsuko Suzuki (Piggy; ep 7)
Retsu Ohkawara (4 episodes
eps 8, 14, 18, 22
)

Ryoichi Murata (ep 23)
Tadayoshi Okimura (eps 5, 13, 21)
Toshiya Koike (eps 9, 16)
Yoshihiro Maeda (ep 22)
Yukari Kobayashi (ep 19)
Sound Director: Ichi Takakuwa
Director of Photography: Kazumi Yokoo
Producer: Izumi Nakazawa

Action Animation Director:
Shinpei Koikawa (9 episodes
eps 3, 7-13 odd, 16, 19, 21, 23
)

Toshio Fujii (ep 14)
Animation producer: Naoji Hounokidani
Assistant Animation Director:
Kiyotaka Nakahara (ep 7)
Ryoichi Murata (ep 8)
Color design: Ryoko Oka
In-Between Animation:
Henry Thurlow (6 episodes
eps 6, 18-24 even, 25
)

Key Animation:
Anna Yamaguchi (Studio Graffiti; eps 1, 14, 25)
Chiyuki Tanaka (ep 18)
Chuji Nakajima (ep 11)
Daisuke Tsumagari (E-Guardian; 4 episodes
eps 1, 14, 18, 25
)

Mai Toda (ep 25)
Maki Odaira (ep 25)
Masayuki Kouda (ep 17)
Retsu Ohkawara (ep 1)
Ryoichi Murata (ep 15)
Shinpei Koikawa (ep 1)
Tadayoshi Okimura (eps 5, 13)
Toshio Fujii (7 episodes
eps 1, 10, 12, 17, 22, 24-25
)

Production Supervision:
Kenji Saito
Yuji Shibata
Theme Song Arrangement:
akkin (OP)
Shota Horie (ED)
Theme Song Composition:
Mao Abe (OP)
Shota Horie (ED)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Mao Abe (OP)
Shota Horie (ED)
Theme Song Performance: Mao Abe (OP)
Minako Kotobuki as Natsu Takasaki
Taishi Murata as Eiichiro Maruo

Asami Seto as Himeko Sasami
Daisuke Namikawa as Takuma Egawa
Hiro Shimono as Yukichi Fukasawa
Taiten Kusunoki as Coach Yusaku Miura
Takuma Terashima as Kojirō Kageyama
Tetsuya Kakihara as Takuya Miyagawa
Tomoaki Maeno as Ryo Ōbayashi
Yuuki as Yūki Tajima
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Pierrot
Broadcaster: NHK (E-Tele)
Design Works: Asahi Production
Monitor Design: Asahi Production
Photography: Asahi Production
Production:
NHK
NHK Enterprises
English staff
English companies
(none)
Internet Streaming:
Crunchyroll
Viewster (AT,BE,DK,FI,DE,IE,LI,LU,NL,NO,RU,SE,CH,TR,UK)
English cast
(none)
French staff
French companies
(none)
Internet Streaming: Anime Digital Network
French cast
(none)
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