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Last Inning

Last Inning

Alternative Titles

Japanese: ラストイニング


Type: Manga
Volumes: 44
Chapters: 440
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 5, 2004 to Apr 7, 2014
Genres: School, Sports, Seinen
Authors: Nakahara, Yuu (Art), Kamio, Ryuu (Story)
Serialization: Big Comic Spirits


Score: 7.551 (scored by 619 users)
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Ranked: #32722
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Popularity: #4695
Members: 1,945
Favorites: 17
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Hatogaya, a man who used to love baseball and gave up on it, gets set up to take the fall for his company and gets sent to prison. A high school principal and his former coach, who's school is about to lose its baseball program bails Hatogaya out, but in exchange for getting him out of jail, he has to coach the school's "not-so-great" baseball team.

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Feb 20, 2012
Roy_CH (All reviews)
Intro: Not your usual sports manga. If you only like unrealistic sports manga or anime, this is not for you. Last Inning is very realistic and uses more of the psychology and the strategy of the game than the game itself. That is what I most enjoy about it. Here goes my first review. This review is only after reading 101 chapters.

The story is simple in terms of what we can expect from it. I mean, the objective is pretty clear and we know where it can go. A team trying to reach the Koshien. If the team doesn't reach, it's going to be disbanded. read more
Nov 23, 2013
Dunkjoe (All reviews)
It may be just me, but this manga seems underrated, although it is quite a deep manga. It plays side focus to realistic problems such as umpire bias, underground dealings, loopholes in baseball tournament rules, parent intervention and so on in highschool baseball.

But to be honest, I have no real knowledge in baseball, so I have next to no idea what strikeouts, bases fully loaded, squeezes and so on mean. Yet I read to chapter 172 of Last Inning, why?

Honestly, personally, I like to read manga and watch anime for a few reasons, and this is under educational entertainment. Why is it educational? I read more


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