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Hungry Heart: Wild Striker (ハングリーハート WILD STRIKER) is a Japanese soccer manga and anime series, authored by Yōichi Takahashi. The manga series was serialized in Akita Shoten's Weekly Shōnen Champion, while the anime was produced by Nippon Animation and Animax, and premiered in Japan between September 11, 2002 and September 10, 2003.
Kyosuke Kano has lived under the shadow of his successful brother Seisuke all his life who is a professional soccer player. Tired of being compared and downgraded at, Kyousuke abandoned playing soccer until a fated meeting with Tsujiwaki Miki, an enthusiastic girl whose passion for soccer his to its fullest. Kyousuke soon joins the Jyoyō men's soccer team befriends his teammates, and with their support with Miki's invigorating care, takes his life in soccer to the fullest.