Tarou "Dokaben" Yamada, who was a judoist while at junior high, enters Meikun High School and is talked into joining the baseball club. He displays his superb athletic abilities in baseball and becomes well-known as a hard hitter. He and his unique teammates establish Meikun a solid position as No.1 in the High School Baseball Championship games.
#1: "Ganbare Dokaben (がんばれドカベン)" by Koorogi '73 #2: "Kyuu Nin no March (九人のマーチ)" by Suginami Jidou Gasshoudan #3: "Seishun Fever (Combat March) (青春フィーバー (コンバット・マーチ))" by Columbia All Stars (コロムビア・オールスターズ)
#1: "Ah Seishun yo Itsumademo (ああ青春よいつまでも)" by Koorogi '73 #2: "Kimi Koso Minna no Idol da! (きみこそみんなのアイドルだ!)" by Koorogi '73, Suginami Jidou Gasshoudan #3: "Taiyou no Ko (太陽の子)" by Columbia All Stars (コロムビア・オールスターズ)
Baseball is a much loved sport in both the USA and Japan, and to a lesser degree in other countries. But Japan knows how to glorify this fascinating sport with a whole bunch of incredibly cool baseball anime, and even a few manga. Let's take a look at baseball anime through history!