Major is a drama about emotional joy and heartbeak on the baseball diamond. As father, son and teacher (now turned Goro's mom since his first mom's death). More than ever these three will be closer than ever to becoming a complete family. Until an unthinkable tragic event visits the family in a harsh way. Now, Momoko Hoshino (Goro's new mom) and Goro will have to make their dreams come true and reach for the victory in the baseball scene. To make that happen, Goro trains everytime to live up to his father's legacy. And he also forms a new team of little leaguers. Called; The Dolphins. Which he pitches for the team. Emotions of joy and sadness, victory and defeat will now play a part in Goro's everyday training and game as he plays for the Dolphins and eventually steps into the majors.
Goro meets and befriends another little boy named Toshiya, with whom he plays catch. During one of their sessions, they witness a Little League team in play and decide they want to become Little Leaguers. Goro's father forbids it due to the use of hard baseballs. Can Honda reach his son and show him the true reason he won't let him play before they lose their bond?Watch Now:iTunes
Sawamura comes up with the idea of a vertical bunt to ruin the perfect game Kyuta has going. Goro decides to have the next few batters feign vertical bunts and loads teh bases. When the opposing coach decides he wants to remove Kyuta for showing emotions, Goro challenges him and is surprised to learn the umpire sides with him. Kyuta remains in the game and decides to have a one-on-one battle with Goro. Whichever player wins this battle will move their team on to the showdown with Yokohama Little League.
Goro disregards his father's advice and decides to continue training to become a future Pro pitcher. Meanwhile, his father is visited by his old friend and teammate, Shigeno. Shigeno says Honda's true abilities have always been in pitching and not batting, but Honda must decide on his own whether to continue baseball by focusing on hitting or find an entirely new occupation.Watch Now:iTunes
Due to her consistent care of his son, Goro, Honda begins to see Goro's nursery school teacher, Momoko Shimizu, in a romantic light. He makes the decision to propose to her after Goro advances from her school. Momoko is asked by Honda to take Goro out for his birthday, as he plans to celebrate it with him a day later.Watch Now:iTunes
Sawamura decides to get rid of Goro's mitt after Komori decides to play baseball. Komori decides to confront Sawamura about it and is able to prevent the mitt from being thrown into the neighboring river. Neither realize that Goro has followed the two of them. Goro confronts Sawamura about his lack of thinking about people's feelings. After realizing Komori is indeed his own individual Sawamura goes and apologizes to him and Goro. Afterwards he asks permission to join Mifune's baseball.Watch Now:iTunes
As the summer camp comes to a close, the Coach decides if his players truly want to defeat Yokohama Little League he must put off his fear of being too nice while coaching and make them pass a timed run up the neighboring hill.Watch Now:iTunes
It has been 3 years since his dad passed away, but at age 9 Goro is finally old enough to enter Little League Baseball. He returns to the field of the Mifune Dolphins, but when he arrives he learns they only have 5 players and that the team could be folding. To make things worse the soccer club has gotten permission from the city to fully take control of the field. The coach recommends Goro goes to the other Little League team in the city, but Goro is determined to play for the Dolphins and begins recruiting his classmates to play.Watch Now:iTunes
As the team begins their run up the neighboring hill Goro and Komori are easily able to pace themselves, but the rest of the team has doubts and contemplates quitting. The problem is if even one player quits, then Mifune won't be able to play in the upcoming Little League Tourney.
Goro is sent two tickets to the All-Star game by Gibson. When his mom gets sick he invites his friends. The three hold a drawing and Shimizu wins it. Along with the interpreter the two go to the All-Star game. Shimizu accidentally breaks Goro's arm during the trip. At the game Gibson states he will only pitch fastballs. He manages to strike out the side for the three innings he pitches. Afterwards he invites Goro and Shimizu down to let Goro get his revenge by beaning him, but Goro asks Gibson to wait until he gets older because he can't pitch and he thinks Gibson has a lot to provide the fans of the world.
Mifune begins playing the adult sandlot team in an effort to get privileges back to play on the field, but Goro's new teammates aren't sure if they should trust this arrogant rookie who has never practiced with them before.Watch Now:iTunes
Komori's sprain will keep him from catching for a month, so the rest of the team is forced to try and catch Goro's pitches. None of them are able to do so, but Shimizu has enough determination to where she says she will spend all week learning how to do so. This day before the match after their final practice both Toshi and Ryoko Kawase approach Goro. They inform him they won't be in the starting lineup and aren't sure they will be able to play against their greatest rival. Goro sees this as a challenge and decides to do everything possible to get these two on the field at the next days game.Watch Now:iTunes
Mifune believes they have the talent on the pitch and in the top of the batting order with Goro and Komori, but when they learn they are going to play one of the previous years eight finalists to start the Little League Tourney they must try to overcome the mistakes they make themselves if they hope to have any chance to advance.
Goro quickly lets his pride get in the way and challenges the #2 team despite his injury determined to strike them all out. As things begin to develop though Goro hits a batter and starts to get the yips. Can Komori help him overcome this new fear?
Despite his injury Goro convinces the coach to take them to a baseball summer camp where all the top teams from the area are participating. Goro is determined to build up some of his teammates abilities as well as his own experience by playing the best, but will it destroy their self esteem instead?
Goro is a young 5 year old boy who admires his Father. His father is one of the star pitchers for the Yokohama Blue Oceans, but when his father injures his shoulder, young Goro must decide what is more important to him- following his love of the game or following his Father's wishesWatch Now:iTunes
The adult sandlot team has been taking it easy on the kids. When rain begins to fall the city wants them to call the game and give the adults the win, but the sandlotters are determined to let the Little Leaguers have this one shot at glory. Can Goro keep pitching control in the rain?Watch Now:iTunes
Despite gaining the ability to practice once against, the Mifune coach insists Goro go to Yokohama Little Leagues field at least once. Goro learns his old childhood friend, Toshi, is now the starting catcher, and he also learns his father played for Yokohama. Will Goro betray his team to join the one his father played for?Watch Now:iTunes
Yokohama manages to get an early lead off of Goro, and Toshi seems to be leading them to a shutout. Goro is determined though to rally his teammates spirits by starting at the batter box and to not let his Father's picture see a disgraceful game result.
The injury to Goro keeps him out for two months and ruins the Dolphins chances at winning the Little League Playoffs. The team however hopes to build on the momentum they have had, but little do they know the marriage between Hoshino Momoko and Hieki Shigeno is going to result in a change that could influence all of their futures.
During the second game in the Little League Tournament Komori falls and sprains his wrist while batting. With no one else able to catch his fastballs Goro is forced to take over the catcher's position and Sawamura becomes the games pitcher. The problem is Sawamura doesn't have any game experience. Will Goro's plan to make Sawamura the backup pitcher backfire on him?Watch Now:iTunes
Honda is successful in his first bat against Gibson, so Gibson retaliates with a beanball to the head. Honda falls unconscious, but he later gets up and goes to first base as though everything is okay. That night after celebrating with his son Honda realizes something is wrong. As he tries to reach his son and give him one final farewell he falls unconscious again and dies. Goro tries to wake his dad up the next day to no success. He is diagnosed as dead at the hospital and Goro's Uncle steps in to take him. Goro runs to his nursery teacher, Shimizu, who has just revealed she was engaged to Honda. She agrees to become Goro's new mom and take care of him over his UncleWatch Now:iTunes
Both Goro and Gibson Jr. decide to settle things by doing their best to get outs and get on base in the Pros. Goro also learns Shigeno is now doing the Japanese commentary for the Hornets games, however his entire attitude toward calm pitching might change when Gibson comes out of retirement and signs on to play with the Bisons so he can face Goro one-on-one.Watch Now:iTunes
Goro is officially made the closer for the Bats, meaning he could potentially pitch everyday. During his first save opportunity he strikes out the side and gets the win. Meanwhile back in Japan Toshi appears to have been working out. He is fielding defense with more precision than ever, and the ball is flying further. Still, Yatanabe doesn't wish to give up the catcher's position. The two are tried and tested through the exhibition season, but it isn't until they start the first regular season game that Toshi learns how much he truly needs to grow to succeed in Japanese Professional Baseball.Watch Now:iTunes
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