Ookiku Furikabutte

Alt titles: Big Windup!

TV (25 eps)
4.156 out of 5 from 2,635 votes
Rank #511

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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ParaChomp's avatar by ParaChomp on Jul 6, 2010
Score: 8.7/10

My first review...let's do something simple.Anywho, let's begin my rant.This video explains everything you should expect:Story: 25%Be honest, no realistic (lack of magic and what not) sports anime is going to have a great plot.  Rather than a good plot, you get good back-stories which still don't make a big punch in wowing you.  Big Windup has few back-stories that are good but they're still... read more

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

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