| Backhand is Like This
|| Bakku Hando no Nigiri wa Kou
|| Anime Original
| Air Date
|| September 2, 2018
| • Theme Songs•
|| Futari no Hane
|| High Stepper
| • Anime Chronology•
|| Episode 9
|| Episode 11
Backhand is Like This (バックハンドの握りはこう) is the tenth episode of the Hanebad! anime.
- The entire episode is anime original.
- A flashback about Nagisa reflecting over her badminton is added.
- Uchika comes home and stays, while in the manga she only comes home when Ayano isn't there, and only briefly before she leaves again.
- Because of changes to the overall storyline, Ayano is cold and indifferent to her opponents, as well as openly rude to other people.
- The anime expands on Kentarou's past.
- The anime adds backstories for Gaku and Yukiteru.
- In the anime, Gaku loses in the quarterfinals, while in the manga he loses in the semifinals.
- Uchika suggests to Ayano about leaving Japan after the tournament.