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Major S1

Major S1

Alternative Titles

Japanese: メジャー (第1シリーズ)

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 13, 2004 to May 21, 2005
Duration: 25 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.491 (scored by 11670 users)
Ranked: #1042
Popularity: #1173
Members: 19,634
Favorites: 362
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Popular Tags

drama sports

Synopsis

Honda Shigeharu is a Major League batter on the rise. His son Goro is a Little League pitcher who one day hopes to follow in his father's footsteps. Hoshino Momoko is Goro's schoolteacher, and the first woman Shigeharu has been interested in since the death of Goro's mother. The destines of these three individuals will become intertwined as father and son experience both heartbreak and triumph on the baseball diamond. But when an unspeakable tragedy visits the family, it will take everything they have to pick up the pieces and reclaim their dreams.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Major
Sequel: Major S2, Major: Yuujou no Ikkyuu

Characters & Voice Actors

Honda, Goro
Honda, Goro
Main
Kumai, Motoko
Japanese
Kumai, Motoko
Komori, Daisuke
Komori, Daisuke
Main
Kugimiya, Rie
Japanese
Kugimiya, Rie
Yeo, Min Jeong
Korean
Yeo, Min Jeong
Sawamura, Ryouta
Sawamura, Ryouta
Main
Sasajima, Kahoru
Japanese
Sasajima, Kahoru
Hong, Beom Gi
Korean
Hong, Beom Gi
Shimizu, Kaoru
Shimizu, Kaoru
Main
Sasamoto, Yuuko
Japanese
Sasamoto, Yuuko
Han, Chae Eon
Korean
Han, Chae Eon

Staff

Kasai, Kenichi
Director, Storyboard
Takakuwa, Hajime
Sound Director
Tsuchiya, Michihiro
Script
Yoshida, Reiko
Script



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Feb 13, 2010
Korotoko
I'll keep this short and simple.

Major is the definition of the word underrated. It is very unfortunate that people often overlook this series simply because it falls under the sports category. It is SO much more than that. I have recommended this anime to people countless times and will continue doing so because not only do I love it, but I believe it has the power to inspire.

The main character of the story is named Honda Goro (changed to Honda Shigeno after a tragic event). He is gifted in pitching and is absolutely in love with baseball. He has the tendency to bring out read more
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May 18, 2008
godlikeng
Before you read this review, I would like to say that before watching Major I have never watched or played in a baseball game before. (My country has no baseball love >_>) Despite that, I knew some of the basics from a few video games I've tried a little of before. I cannot vouch for those who are already familiar with baseball as I will be reviewing from the point of view of a newbie.

Story
This is actually pretty typical. Boy strives to become the best in something, which in this case is baseball. Honda Goro tries to take after his father as a pitcher who read more
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Recommendations

Both main heros have similar traits and pitch straight balls only.
Both shows have a good humour.
they're both über addictive and the stories both have substance. coO_Oolness!!!

Opening Theme

"Kokoro e" by Road of Major

Ending Theme

#1: "Step'' by Beni Arashiro (eps 1-16)
#2: "Faraway" by Paradise GO!! GO!! (eps 17-25)
#3: "Kokoro e" by Road of Major (ep 26)

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