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Major

Alternative Titles

Japanese: MAJOR


Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 78
Chapters: 747
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 13, 1994 to Jul 7, 2010
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Sports Sports
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Sunday
Authors: Mitsuda, Takuya (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 8.171 (scored by 14911,491 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #4282
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3007
Members: 5,047
Favorites: 111

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Synopsis

The story of Major follows the life of Gorou Honda, from kindergarten to being a professional baseball player, seeking and overcoming tremendous challenges.

Background

Major won the 41st Shogakukan Manga Award for best shounen manga in 1995.

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Characters

Shigeno, Daigo
Supporting
Shimizu, Taiga
Supporting
Honda, Shigeharu
Supporting
Gibson Jr., Joe
Supporting
Hoshino, Momoko
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

Jul 30, 2017
MadLane (All reviews)
The story of Major follows the life of Goro Honda, from kindergarten to being a professional baseball player, seeking and overcoming tremendous challenges.
As far as i know this might probably be the only or one of the very few manga that you can actually follow a character from 5 years old to high school to adulthood to the Major League(as you could see by the manga name) he becomes in the end a man with his own family and children, the way we follow Goro was truly a one of a kind experience, in the end it feels like you gained friends someone you will read more
Aug 29, 2021
LoliXSlayer (All reviews)
I was shocked to see that this gem only has 1 review.This manga has 747 chapters and it was one hell of a ride. I am a massive fan of Cross game and if you are too, definitely give this one a try. This is also not your generic sports manga.

The main character's name is Honda Goro. He's born with the talent to pitch and he's pitching will definitely make you want to see more and more of it.

The character development is probably one of the best part of this manga. As you go more into the manga, you will be able to see how read more
Oct 4, 2021
moOnday_8 (All reviews)
Preliminary
Hello MAL, Is moOnday here and Welcome to my first ever review.
I'll do my very best to try to breakdown all the aspects I've gathered from this manga, in a very unbiased and easy to follow fashion. It might be a little bit sloppy, but as mentioned earlier on. This is my first time so be gentle with me.

Might be the wrong approach, but I'll put this manga in contrast with Ashita no Joe since I feel this manga took Major inspirations from it.

Story/Plot
With Major we have a sports manga based around Baseball. We follow the journey of Honda/Shigeno Gorou. A baseball "prodigy" who read more

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Recent News

Manga 'Major' Sequel Begins in March

Manga 'Major' Sequel Begins in March

It was announced that the baseball manga Major will get a sequel in Weekly Shounen Sunday starting in March this year. The manga by Takuya Mitsuda was serialized in ...read more

OVA of Manga Major To Be Bundled With The Final Volume

According to GIGAZINE, a special OVA of Major will be bundled with the final volume 78 to be released this December. Manga Major has ended its 16 year serialization ...read more


Recent Forum Discussion

Major Anime and Manga Watching/ reading order
aYoDrizZzY - Mar 30, 2018
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Nov 5, 2019 10:34 PM
About the Manga of Major
Sakai - Sep 17, 2011
11 replies by MadLane »»
Jul 19, 2017 12:52 PM