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Major Movie: Yuujou no Winning Shot

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Synonyms: Major: Yuujou no Ikkyuu, Gekijouban Major, Major: Yuujou no Winning Shot, Major: Yujo no Winning Shot, Major: Yuujou no Winning Shot, Major: The Ball of Friendship
Japanese: 劇場版MAJOR 友情の一球(ウイニングショット)


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 13, 2008
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Xebec
Source: Manga
Genres: Action, Sports, Shounen
Duration: 1 hr. 40 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.101 (scored by 8,077 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #4502
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3581
Members: 14,135
Favorites: 20


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Jun 4, 2014
prandtl (All reviews)
I’ll assume that you’ve watched the first season so I won’t bother too much on going over how great this series is and trying to persuade you to watch the rest. If you haven’t watched the first season and you’re just skimming through the series’ reviews, let me just say that you don’t need to love baseball to love this anime. In fact, I didn’t even understand baseball before I started watching Major. It did make it a little difficult to follow due to all the baseball terminology, but I spent just fifteen minutes online reading up on the rules and I was good to read more
May 17, 2016
sheroze (All reviews)
Major the Ball of Friendship tells the story of the events that occur between season one and season two however, it takes place after Major S4 at the beginning and end although the majority of the movie is the flashback. That being said if you watch it after season 1 there are some minor spoilers that are shown about Goro's advancement in his baseball career but nothing major that ruins the series so it's your call on whether you want to watch it after S1 or S4.

I find that a lot of people that have seen the Major series have not seen this movie which read more
Sep 20, 2009
Tape (All reviews)
To start, yes you probably have to be a baseball lover to completely enjoy this movie as much as I did, i wont say you can hate baseball and you will still give it a 9 or a 10.

Now Ill say that this was one great baseball movie! The characters pretty much all balanced each other out like they should for a good baseball team to work well together.

The main character is a guy who is highly skilled in baseball and loves baseball with all his heart. His goal isnt to be the best player on the team, its to help his team members get read more