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Play Ball

Alternative Titles

English: Play Ball
Synonyms: Playball
Japanese: プレイボール


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 5, 2005 to Sep 27, 2005
Premiered: Summer 2005
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Magic Bus
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Eiken
Source: Unknown
Genres: Action, Shounen, Sports
Duration: 20 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.371 (scored by 63 users)
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Ranked: #56832
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #8252
Members: 400
Favorites: 0
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Episodes: /13


After fracturing a finger in a junior high school game, Takao Taniguchi is unable to play baseball. After entering Sumitani High School, he is constantly watching the baseball club even though he is unable to play. He catches the eye of the captain of the soccer club, and while he still has lingering hopes of joining the baseball club, he decides to join the soccer club.

While he's a complete beginner, Taniguchi developed a strong spirit of hard work while in junior high school and his new teammates begin to see his potential. While he focuses all of his energy on soccer, he is unable to forget his youthful zeal for baseball and he begins umpiring baseball games in secret.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Taniguchi, Takao
Taniguchi, Takao
Taketani, Kazuki
Taketani, Kazuki


Shibuichi, Setsuko
Shibuichi, Setsuko
Ueda, Kouji
Ueda, Kouji
Episode Director
The Loose Dogs
The Loose Dogs
Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Arrangement
Wada, Kaoru
Wada, Kaoru

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#2: "Kimi wa Nani ka ga Dekiru~Play Ball 2006~" by Tokyo 60Watts
#1: "Kimi wa nanika ga dekiru~Play Ball 2002~" by The Loose Dogs

Edit Ending Theme

#2: "Summertime Blues" by Tokyo 60Watts
#1: "Rainbow" by The Loose Dogs

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