Asunaro is a new student at a school with three baseball teams; the first is renowned as being one of the best in the prefecture, but the third, Asunaro’s team, is filled with the rejects and unskilled of the baseball world. As the baseball instructor deems them to be nothing but trash, he informs the team that they will be disbanded in one month – that is, until one of the players begs him to let them play a single game. They’ll be up against the first team, and if they win, they’ll get to take over the title and even work their way towards playing at Koshien Stadium. With the help of Kaido, an ex-member of the first team, Asunaro and his friends will do whatever it takes to show they’re more than meets the eye!
#1: "Chiisana Kesshin (小さな決心)" by Shinobu Nakayama (1st phase) #2: "Yume wo Oikakete (夢を追いかけて)" by Mariko Yoshida (2nd phase) #3: "Kimi no Yume no Tame ni (君の夢のために)" by Junko Kawada (3rd phase) #4: "Seishun no Evergreen (青春のEVERGREEN)" by Mamiko Tayama (4th phase)
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!