Attacker You! is a 1984 Japanese manga series by Jun Makimura and Shizuo Koizumi published by Kodansha. An anime series, consisting of 58 episodes of 24 minutes each, was produced by Knack Productions and broadcast by TV Tokyo from April 13, 1984 to June 21, 1985. The DVD version was released in Japan on August 20, 2004. The Attacker You! anime, despite mediocre ratings in Japan, achieved a strong level of popularity in several European countries, including Italy, France, Spain and Poland, Hungary. The anime has been rerun several times in Italy since its original broadcast there, and the manga was also released in Italy. The European dubs were reportedly so popular that they inspired many young female viewers in countries where the series aired to join volleyball teams at their own schools. As of 2012, no incarnation of the anime has been licensed in North America.