Ranked #1624
Taishou Yakyuu Musume.

Taishou Yakyuu Musume.

Alternative Titles

English: Taisho Baseball Girls
Synonyms: Taishou Era Baseball Daughters, Taishou Era Baseball Girls
Japanese: 大正野球娘。


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 3, 2009 to Sep 25, 2009
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.441 (scored by 3698 users)
Ranked: #16242
Popularity: #2084
Members: 9,101
Favorites: 19
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

My Info

Popular Tags

No tags found
Sep 2, 2013
I was surprised to see the "top review" for this anime gave it an overall score of 5- I personally think it's worth more than that.

I loved the idea of Japanese girls forming their own school baseball team in 1925, and I wasn't disappointed. Though the show is sadly short (and it could've done much more with a longer run), the 12 episode series was still very enjoyable by itself. The feminist vibe ran through the whole course of the show; it's true they were not met by obstacles they couldn't eventually overcome, but it wasn't completely unrealistic. The girls still struggled to be taken read more
I found this review Helpful  Not Helpful
Oct 2, 2009
Taishou Yakyuu Musume was a nice surprise in this Summer 2009 season.

While most "moe-oriented" shows nowadays tend to let their own cuteness take over and steal the spotlight, Taishou avoids this pitfall by not letting go of the baseball focus but few times when to flesh out their characters.
As a slice-of-life show, the most remarkable aspect in this anime is the setting, which takes place in Japan’s 20s, providing an interesting background for the story to unfold. The cultural differences between now and then are definitely the show’s greatest highlight, because it not even once stops being interesting. This show is a great look on read more
I found this review Helpful  Not Helpful
Jun 5, 2013
Taishou yakyuu musume had the misfortune to be on my schedule soon after Ookiku furikabutte, and since the latter shone brightly, the former paled rather severely. well, in some ways that's the fairest way to judge a show, in comparison to its peers.

the story's premise is quite promising, a show about girls playing baseball in the early taishou period (1920s) could be very interesting. alas, this anime doesn't strike a blow for realistic feminism, indeed it doesn't even try. some lip service is paid to resistance by others, but in fact there are no real difficulties to overcome, even the 11th hour read more
I found this review Helpful  Not Helpful
Aug 28, 2009
Well. Taishou Yakyuu Musume is very recent . The only few episodes I have watched, left a good impression on me.This anime is dammed good. I can clearly say that the charm and values in 1925 are very well presented in this anime. This anime tends to much comedy, through the innocent thinking of the main characters.

The fact that it’s set in 1925 Japan adds an extra layer to this show, since baseball was both first starting, and girls were still expected to be “proper” and not engage in such things at the time, so the girls organizing the team still have to do so read more
I found this review Helpful  Not Helpful
Jul 15, 2014
This anime is a wonderful thing, and I was incredibly happy to find and watch it.

I personally loved the idea of girls playing baseball, especially in 1925, where they would no doubt be told they couldn't.
The first few episodes were pretty slow-paced as they tried to gain permission from the school and find members, but once they do the plot picks up straight away as they practice and become a greater team.

The story was interesting and kept me hanging for what happens next.
The art was fairly good, not my favorite style, but nice nonetheless.
I didn't pay much attention to the soundtracks, but the read more
I found this review Helpful  Not Helpful
Help     FAQ     About     Contact     Terms     Privacy     AdChoices