The official website for the musical adaptation of Yuji Terajima's baseball-themed manga Ace of the Diamond announced on May 22 that its all 13 shows in Tokyo and Osaka are canceled due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. Hit the jump for more details.
In the need for some baseball? Crunchyroll has you covered! From the nostalgic dream-chasers of MIX: Meisei Story to video game-playing JoJos, the bases are loaded. Which anime baseball team will you call your own? Peruse our selection after the jump!
Sports manga and anime Ace of the Diamond is preparing to go onstage! The musical adaptation of the popular series will go up in Tokyo and Osaka this summer. Get a sneak preview after the jump!
Back in November, a TV anime adaptation was announced for Ace of the Diamond Act II, the ongoing sequel to Yuji Terajima's baseball manga. Check out a new visual after the jump!
At last weekend's Emerald City Comic Con, Kodansha Comics announced the March digital launches of three fan-requested sports manga: Ace of the Diamond, All-Rounder Meguru, and Giant Killing. Volume 1s of all 3 titles will go on sale March 7 on all of Kodansha’s digital retail channels. More after the jump.
Happy May Day to all you workers of the world. Meanwhile, for folks more interested in supernatural action anime, it's the birthday of Seraph of the End lead Mikaela Hyakuya. The series celebrated by carrying tagged Twitter posts on its site, along with a few of its own tributes. Get a look after the jump.
Japan is set to get new Marvel Comics-based Captain America: Civil War on April 29th, ahead of the US May 6th opening. Weekly Shonen Magazine will clear the path with its own clash of heroes in the 2016 issue 20, on sale April 13th. The protagonists of Hiro Mashima's Fairy Tail, Nakaba Suzuki's Seven Deadly Sins and Yuji Terajima's Ace of the Diamond draw Civil War inspired battle lines in a trio of visuals.
The busy season for anime/pro-baseball swept into the Yomiuri Giants' Tokyo Dome home field for the March 20th pre-season game against the Saitama Seibu Lions with the cast of Ace of the Diamond, Ryota Ohsaka, Takahiro Sakurai, Yuuki Kaji, Kensho Ono, and Tomoaki Maeno, taking the field for a talk show and collaborative goods for sales in the stands. Get a look after the jump.
An exhibit focusing on the art of Yuji Terajima's baseball manga and TV anime, Ace of the Diamond, is coming soon to the Tobu department store in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
The site for baseball anime Ace of the Diamond has introduced second season cast additions, including Shunsuke Takeuchi (The [email protected] Cinderella Girls' Producer) as Seidou High's Yuuki Masashi, Jouji Nakata (Fate/stay night's Kirei Kotomine, Hellsing's Alucard) as coach turned university general manager Sakaki Eijirou, and TV talent/rookie voice actor Fukushi Ochiaki as Koji Tamaki.
Bandai's MegaHouse has palm sized figures of Ace of the Diamond's Kazuya Miyuki and Eijun Sawamura due in November, then Ryosuke and Haruichi Kominato in December. The 1/12 scale Palm Mate series continues its sportd anime love in January with a Yowamushi Pedal GRANDE ROAD: Yuusuke Makishima. Get a look after the jump.