Major Season 1

TV (26 eps)
4.416 out of 5 from 2,705 votes
Rank #120

Goro Honda is a little boy who is obsessed with baseball. As a child, he watches his father, a professional baseball player, be removed from the Blue Oceans’ main team due to a shoulder injury that left him unable to pitch again. However, since his son looks up to him more than anyone else in the world of baseball, Goro's father decides that he can't quit just yet (as pitching is not the only way to be able to play baseball!). With his father's shining example, Goro decides to never give up as well, working his way into the Japanese Little League as a force to be reckoned with!

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VivisQueen's avatar by VivisQueen on Oct 2, 2007
Score: 8.5/10

I can't claim to know much about sports anime in general since the Major series is my only experience but, in my opinion, not only is this an excellent sports anime, but it's an excellent anime full stop. Major's plot throughout is not just satisfying, but thrilling; it goes beyond setting some guy against a bunch of... read more

Pemi84's avatar by Pemi84 on Mar 27, 2011
Score: 7.5/10

Anime about baseball?? Who would've guessed I would ever watch it. But I did. And I'm happy I did. Originally, I was just looking for some long shonen, since I saw every single one I was interested in. Then I decided to try sport anime, I haven't seen any before. I looked it up and found Major. Even though I knew nothing about baseball, I liked it. Story Major practically tells whole life of baseball player... read more

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