"Pokémon Sun & Moon" Anime Gets The Raddest Looking Throw-Back Baseball Episode

Baseball season is heating up. America has its MLB. Japan its NPB. And, Pokémon Sun & Moon has its anime episode 970, "The Fierce Pokébase Match! Go for a Tide-Turning Home Run!!, set to air May 25th

Baseball season is heating up. America has its MLB. Japan its NPB. And, Pokémon Sun & Moon has its anime episode 970, "The Fierce Pokébase Match! Go for a Tide-Turning Home Run!!, set to air May 25th. A preview is getting plenty of attention thank in large part to a style that evokes anime's classic sports titles from the late 60's and 70's. 

 

 

For comparison...

 

Star of the Giants - 1968

 

For comparison Apatchi Yakyūgun - 1971


 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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