Because I Like Badminton (バドミントンが好きだから) is the eleventh episode of the Hanebad! anime.
- Most of the episode is anime original or adapted differently.
- Ayano and Nagisa reflecting on why they play badminton is added.
- Because of changes to the overall storyline, Uchika lives at home.
- Because of changes to the overall storyline, Ayano is cold and indifferent to her opponents, as well as openly rude to other people.
- Miyako replaces Akemi in the scene with her and Kentarou.
- In the anime, Ayano and Nagisa play on one of the courts, while in the manga there is only one court, the court used in the final.
- Erena talks with Uchika about Ayano, while in the manga they don't meet until before Ayano's 4th round match against Akane. Uchika and Erena also know each other in the anime.
- Erena is at the gymnasium from the start of the match, while in the manga she's stuck on the road because of Miyako's car troubles.