As time marches on, we’re seeing extra occurrences of the world {of professional} sports activities and anime crossing paths. With there being quite a lot of examples of anime portraying the sporting world, one Nationwide Soccer League crew has taken its love of anime to the subsequent stage. The Los Angeles Chargers are getting ready for his or her subsequent season and have taken the chance to indicate off their gamers, and their upcoming opponents, in a method that’s ripped straight from among the greatest anime franchises.

This is not the primary time that the Chargers launched a “Schedule Video” that’s specializing in fusing collectively sports activities and anime, as final 12 months noticed the Los Angeles crew releasing a brief that positioned its gamers into franchises equivalent to One Piece and Naruto. This 12 months, the Chargers have stepped up their game by making a video that pays homage to the likes of Chainsaw Man, One-Punch Man, Hunter x Hunter, and even a lesser-known anime in Kaiji: Final Survivor. Within the newly launched video, the Nationwide Soccer League Group even created their very own anime theme music, sharing a theme that sounds strikingly near one of many favourite openings from the Naruto collection.

Nationwide Anime League

Previously, we have seen quite a lot of gamers specific their love for anime within the Nationwide Soccer League. We have seen tackles sporting anime apparel on the sphere, we have seen gamers carry out landing dances ripped straight from the shonen universe, and even seen gamers create trend strains honoring the anime world. Whereas there has but to be an expert soccer anime as of but, it would solely be a matter of time.

A serious NFL participant sharing their love for the anime world is the Detroit Lions’ Jamaal Williams, who goes as far as to put on the Konoha headband throughout his intro segments all through a game. Taking up the title of the “Swagg Kazekage”, Williams even not too long ago held a Naruto-themed public sale for charity. Internet hosting the occasion with the voice of Naruto herself, Maile Flanagan, it is laborious to not assume that Jamaal is perhaps the largest fan of anime within the NFL world, even when he is not part of this Los Angeles Chargers’ video.

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