Crunchyroll is stepping up to the plate with another new addition to the Spring 2018 simulcast lineup: Major 2nd, an adaptation based on the sports manga by Takuya Mitsuda that follows a new generation of young baseball players.
Major 2nd is directed by Ayumu Watanabe and features animation by NHK Enterprises. The series will stream on Saturdays at 4:00 AM Pacific for Crunchyroll members with premium memberships in territories worldwide (except Asia) beginning on April 07, 2018.
Crunchyroll describes the story of Major 2nd as follows:
Shigeno Daigo is an elementary school student whose father, Goro, is a professional baseball player. Inspired by his father, who was once a Major League player, Daigo started playing baseball with the Mifune Dolphins, a youth league team. He was unable to live up to the expectations of being the son of a professional, however, and quit baseball after less than a year. Then, in the spring of his sixth-grade year, Daigo's school welcomes a transfer student who's just returned from America. The transfer student is Sato Hikaru, and it turns out his father is Sato Toshiya, a former Major League player and Goro's close friend. The fate of these two young men begins to move forward!
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