アタック No. 1 was an manga/anime series back in the early 70's and began the boom of female anime series (少女 or shoujo), in this case, Volleyball. After the women's Volleyball team won the Gold in the '64 Olympic Games, everyone jumped on the bandwagon. Here is the official site of the recent live action adaptation.
Last Saturday, (while fighting a nasty head cold which has now developed to a mild case of Bronchitis), I attended a quarter-finals Volleyball tournament.