Ookiku Furikabutte

Alt titles: Big Windup!

TV (25 eps)
4.158 of 5 from 2,685 votes
Rank #513

Ren Mihashi is a timid pitcher with problems; he has no self esteem or confidence, due to the relentless bullying of his once teammates, and is reluctant to play baseball again. However, at Ren's new school, Nishiura Prefectural High, he finds himself picking up the mitt once more. Along with the help of alumni-turned-coach Maria Momoe, tough but supportive Takaya Abe, and the rest of his teammates, Ren will regain his confidence and show the game of baseball who's the boss yet again!

my anime:

Watch online now

If you like Ookiku Furikabutte, you might like...

Add recommendation
Ookiku Furikabutte has no manga recommendations yet. Be the first and add some today!

Reviews

Add a review
galacticdude7's avatar by galacticdude7 on Jan 17, 2010
Score: 6.5/10

-Story-The story of Big Windup is for the most part entertaining. I was glad that they made the whole game that they were playing entertaining, and not just the 9th inning. However there were times when the story seemed to get repetitive, and the story itself moved at an incredibly slow pace. Despite the plot being entertaining, I found it to be nothing special. There was little in the way of depth to the story... read more

SnowLullaby's avatar by SnowLullaby on Jun 21, 2015
Score: 9/10

This review is for both Season 1 and Season 2. I think this anime is great, and I'm super sad that they didn't come up with a third season. Unlike many sports anime, it is very realistic, especially the older ones. The characters don't have any ridiculous, out of this world techniques. The techniques they use here are techniques that exist in real life. The strategies are strategies used in baseball and that... read more

Related anime

Ookiku Furikabutte Special DVD Special 2008 Sequel
Ookiku Furikabutte: Natsu no Taikai-hen TV 2010 Sequel
Ookiku Furikabutte: Natsu no Taikai-hen Special DVD Special 2010

Related manga

Ookiku Furikabutte 2004

Characters

Staff

Love it? Hate it?

Discuss in the forums

Custom lists

View all
Favorite Anime by kamiikazeheart Jun 29, 2015
~18~ by Lulu98 May 28, 2015
Top Watched by Chairrypie May 26, 2015