Ookiku Furikabutte

Alt title: Big Windup!

TV (25 eps)
4.16 of 5 from 3,036 votes
Rank #553

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!

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iTzMeta's avatar by iTzMeta on Aug 13, 2015
Score 4/10

it looks like it will be a good anime to watch even though i dont like sports irl BUT Ren Mihashi was being too much of a Bit-.."baby" for a few to many eps for me.It just got annoying for me. Maybe, MAYBE i'll pick it up again.. 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

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