Ace of the Diamond

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  • 3
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4.6
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  • Imo, the best sports anime of recent
    Yes Haikyuu has all the love and hype (and rightly deserves it), but AoD and Baby Steps imo are the best sports anime of recent.

    The characters in this series are so good and unlike almost every sports series ever, the main character is NOT vital to the success of the team right away, so he has to himself vital, and the process and story of that is part of what makes AoD so great.

    The ...
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  • You will probably love it
    I've been watching many sports animes and can't seem to get enough, but I wasn't really a baseball fan so it took me a few episodes to get into it but after that I've been hooked. The animation is great and keeps you wanting more, so much more that I now read the manga to see what happens after. So if you like sports anime give it a try and you will probably love it.
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Great show but brace yourself a bit
    This is really fun to watch but it's still way way way w...'flashback scene to me wishing I could see how a game would conclude before needing to leave for class but not having enough time'...ay too drawn out. Also I wish it didn't have so many recaps (though personally, I'll never get recaps. to me they're only used either because the writer doesn't have enough content to fill the allotted number ...
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  • 0 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Great but could have been better
    This series made me discover the baseball world. It is great, but it could have been way better.
    In some ways, this anime could blow your mine, but i find it sometimes (too centered | not centered) on the right characters.

    Why did i gave it only 3 stars ? The answer is because it is the same reaction over, over and over. More the episode goes, the reaction become more and more boring to ...
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  • Made me love baseball
    When I first started watching this anime, my knowledge of the sport was that it was boring and takes forever. This anime has taught me the rules and positions of Baseball as well as why its so exciting! I have been a fan of baseball since! It is also just a great story of a young pitcher with so much potential and motivation to succeed but not much training. The further I got along the more I ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Wish I had watched this sooner
    I had my hesitations despite some recommendations to watch this show. However, I am so glad that I picked it up because it was exhilarating and rewarding. I am so impressed with the animation, humor, and camaraderie in this show. They did a great job bringing out emotions and being able to have so many characters play such an important role. I highly suggest watching this show! It seems like it ...
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  • A Long Ride Worth Taking
    I made a video: https://youtu.be/zPZvl4K0P-o

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    Ace of the Diamond (8/10): Huzzah for rating systems, if you want to know more about my luxurious rating system check the description down below. Now it is about time I sprinted toe first into this review.

    I finally did it, I made it through all 126 episodes of Ace of the Diamond! Although I didn’t watch the recap episodes so it ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Do not hesitate to watch this show!!
    For a few years now, I've heard others talking about Ace of Diamond. I couldn't get over my bias towards sports anime and avoided watching it. Man was I ever wrong.

    What can I say about this anime? Not only is it one of the best shounen I have ever seen, but in actuality, it is one of the best anime I have ever seen.

    Not only is the main character fleshed out, but all of his teammates (also ...
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  • Best Anime Ever! Never Give Up!
    Ace of diamond is a must watch anime who really catches your eye with its great graphical image along with exciting music. Although the reason for why it is such a great anime is the reason that expresses real life baseball and real life obstacles in which we have to overcome. For example Sawamura the main character had to develop a strong fighting spirit in order to make the 1st string team and ...
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  • Wonderful Baseball Anime!
    Simply a great baseball anime! I loved it from the first episode! Characters are really well written, I had my favorites from the very beginning. Sawamura is by far the best one in my opinion and then Miyuki is a close second. Total fangirl for Sawamura x Miyuki lol *sighs* If only. lol
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