When Koh was eleven years old, he lived a quiet and peaceful life, delivering sporting goods for his family's store and batting frequently at the Tsukishima Batting Center. Though Koh had no interest in baseball, he started the play the sport anyways after a series of events, much to the delight of his best friend, the beautiful Wakaba Tsukishima. However, soon life dealt Koh a tragic turn, changing him forever. Now, years later, Koh attends Seishuu Academy and is soon pulled back into the world of baseball. Alongside Wakaba's talented sister, Aoba; old friend and fighter Nakanishi; and plenty of new teammates and companions, Koh will once more pick up the pitcher's mitt and see if he has what it takes to be a champion.
Cross Game is a 17 volume manga than ran in Weekly Shonen Sunday from 2005-2010. It advertises itself as a sports manga, but the second volume 1 ends, you realize that truly, it’s a psychological Slice of Life romance that happens to have baseball in it.
I wouldn’t say I’m a sports anime professional. I’ve seen Haikyuu, 15 episodes of Hajime no Ippo and half of Shokugeki no Souma... read more
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