Aim for the Ace!, known in Japan as Ace o Nerae! (エースをねらえ!, Ēsu o Nerae!), is a manga series written and illustrated by Sumika Yamamoto. The manga was adapted into an anime television series in 1973 by Tokyo Movie which was originally broadcast on Mainichi Broadcasting System between 1973 and 1974. Aim for the Ace! also spawned another anime television and an anime film in the 1970s, two original video animations in the 1980s, a live-action Japanese television drama in 2004, and many types of Aim for the Ace!-related merchandise.
A story of an ordinary high school girl who gradually discovers her hidden talent of tennis through severe trainings designed by her strict coach. Can she every become an "Ace" tennis player?