The Boys' Stubbornness and the Girls' Pride (男の意地と女のプライド, Otoko no Iji to Onna no Puraido) is the eleventh episode of the Ahiru no Sora anime. The opening theme is Happy Go Ducky! which is performed by the pillows. The ending theme is Tsubasa which is performed by saji.


Winning the match against the girls' team should be a piece of cake, but Nao's tactical abilities not to mention the value of teamwork shouldn't be taken lightly.


The match of Kuzuryū High Boy's Team vs. Girls Team has started. The girls find themselves too intimidated to truly get into the game mindset. They have solid teamwork, but lack individual skill. Madoka realizes that the boy’s team has a chance at entering inter-high.

The girl’s team put on zone defense to protect their basket. Madoka is on Sora to prevent him from making 3 points. The Girl’s team has an excellent strategy thought up by Nao. Despite the skill gap, the boy’s team is struggling, especially without a coach.Chiaki subs out Sora and Kite In order to overcome zone defense. He wants to play on equal grounds with the girls and not abuse their height gap.

Characters by Appearances

Episode Staff

  • Storyboard: Oguroten
  • Director: Makoto Xu
  • Animation Director: Mino Honda, Mayuko Matsumoto, Naomi Ide, Masakazu Ishikawa


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