Diamond no Ace
Ace of the Diamond
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Diamond no Ace

Alternative Titles

English: Ace of the Diamond
Synonyms: Daiya no Ace, Ace of Diamond
Japanese: ダイヤのA〈エース〉


Type: Manga
Volumes: 47
Chapters: 418
Status: Finished
Published: May 17, 2006 to Jul 15, 2015
Genres: ComedyComedy, SchoolSchool, ShounenShounen, SportsSports
Authors: Terajima, Yuuji (Story & Art)


Score: 8.201 (scored by 70997,099 users)
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Ranked: #3832
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Popularity: #722
Members: 16,648
Favorites: 775
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Ace of the Diamond
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The story follows Eijun Sawamura, a pitcher who joins an elite school with a brilliant catcher named Kazuya Miyuki. Together with the rest of the team, they strive for Japan's storied Koushien championships through hard work and determination.

(Source: ANN)


Diamond no Ace won the 53rd Annual Shogakukan Manga award in 2008 and the 34th Annual Kodansha Manga Award for the shounen category in 2010. As of March 2015, the series has sold over 22 million copies.

The series has been digitally published in English as Ace of the Diamond by Kodansha Conics USA since March 7, 2017.

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Nov 29, 2020
FlipFire95 (All reviews)
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this baseball manga, but after it is all said and done, it is an average sports manga that generally anyone can have a good time with.

The story of this manga can be divided into two halves: the first half was really just packed with action that added nothing to the narrative, except until the very end of that first half. The second half was where it became more complex, with more interal struggles on the characters, and also serving to hammering the nature of unpredicatibility, and that *anything* can happen in the world of baseball. All the excellent storytelling in the read more
Oct 14, 2012
Blares (All reviews)
Since no one wrote a review until now about one of my favorite manga here it is:

The story mainly focuses on a highschool baseball player called Eijun Sawamura a totally different kind of pitcher. The manga bring quite a lot the concepts of baseball.

The story follows how me a country player from a small school is scouted to a elite baseball highschool in tokyo. The rest of the story follows his progress as a baseball player and how him and his team fight for the koushien.

The art of the story is quite clear and able to show very well all the players and their plays.

Each read more
Nov 15, 2013
post_human (All reviews)
This manga is still ongoing in Japan and I have read the translated chapters from various groups, so first of all I would like to thank all the groups responsible for translating this manga without whom I would not have been able to read it at all. Thank you guys and hope you continue translating this.

Sports mangas are usually written to cater to a specific fan of the sports related and frankly I had never been a fan of Baseball. I somehow felt like reading some of the mangas of the fall 2013 animes before watching the shows and somehow picked up "Ace of Diamond" read more

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