Crunchyroll Adds "Major 2nd" to Spring 2018 Simulcast Season

TV anime adaptation based on Takuya Mitsuda's baseball sports manga steps up to the plate on April 07, 2018


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!



Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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