In the bottom of the 12th with Seishu leading 2 to 1, because Ko is tiring, Akaishi tells him to pitch all out to decide the game now. With two outs and a runner on first, Mishima comes to bat. Still pitching in the high 150s km/h, after reaching a full count, Ko walks Mishima with what Junpei calls the fastest pitch of the day. As Aoba watches Ko strike out the last batter, she remembers what he said before the game: that Seishu would go to Koshien, he would pitch 160 km/h, and he loves her more than anyone. After the game Ko hugs Aoba, who slaps him, saying she hates him more than anyone, then cries into his chest. The morning before traveling to Koshien, Akaishi visits Akane in the hospital, Nakanishi consoles Azuma for losing Aoba, and Aoba and Ko meet at a cafe near the train station, where they talk about Wakaba and Akane's influence, and then leave holding hands. During the closing credits, a newspaper headline says that Ko's final pitches reached 160 km/h.
Before the scrimmage Daimon tells Azuma that Shido will not fire him even if the varsity team loses, and Shido confirms this. However, during the first inning, Tubby's grandfather, who is the school's chairman, tells Shido and Daimon he is ratifying the wager with Maeno. During the first two innings, Ko allows the bases to get loaded before striking out the next three batters, and to focus him, Akaishi tells Ko to pitch as if it were late in the game. In the sixth inning, the game still scoreless, Daimon asks Azuma who were the portable team's opponents in their practice matches; Azuma says they played top teams from the prefectural tournament, and that Ko pitched easily the first six innings to give his team fielding practice. In the seventh inning, Aoba hits a single and then scores on Senda's sacrifice fly. During the final innings, Azuma asks Daimon if he wishes he had better hitters in his lineup, such as Miki, and as Ko strikes out the final three batters, Azuma says Ko is now the best pitcher they have played against all year. As the portable team celebrates their win, Aoba silently tells Wakaba that Ko did it.
The Fubayashi Naka baseball club suffered a humiliating defeat in Tsujido. Yayoi and Tao Tsuchiya seem to have been blown away by the difference with boys. Nishina and Anita who vow to revenge and try to devote themselves to practice. Mutsuko has shattered her confidence as a pitcher. Then, Daigo seems to have lost his passion because he was overwhelmed by the light he met again. For Sekitori and Chiyo, who have no choice but to stare at such friends, Chisato at her own pace ... What is the one that holds the completely disjointed Fubayashi Nine back together ...?Watch Now:Amazon
The Kaleido gang goes to France on contract to perform for a circus. Knowing that Sora focuses on smiles, May thinks it is important that she smiles to gain Sora's brilliance. Having gone there early, Rosetta gets Leon's old coach to train her. The coach shares with the gang Leon and Sophie's training for the Angel's Maneuver. He intensely trains Leon thinking that the maneuver requires a strong partner, but upon realizing that the female must have a natural talent for balance, he begins to give Sophie intense training. To become an angel, there must a demon. Sophie also wants to learn the maneuver in order to unite the audience and the star, the same belief as Sora's. Rosetta is able to perform the trapeze as the princess while May is the villain and Sora is the prince. Again, Sora's brilliance to perform for the audience brings out May's desire to perform better.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
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Fifth-grader Ko Kitamura was born on the same day in the same hospital as his neighbor, Wakaba Tsukishima, who treats him as her boyfriend as a result. One day during summer vacation, she makes him take her to swimming lessons on his bicycle. On the way back, to avoid classmate Osamu Akaishi, who has a crush on Wakaba, Ko joins a sandlot baseball game organized by another classmate, Daiki Nakanishi. Because he has never played before, Ko fields badly, but because he has practiced in the Tsukishima family's batting cages he hits the game-winning home run. After their joint 11th birthday, Wakaba gives Ko a schedule of birthday presents for him to give her through age 20. Soon after this, Wakaba drowns while saving a younger girl at an overnight swimming camp. Ko does not know how to respond to this until, the evening after her funeral, he sees Akaishi weeping outside Wakaba's house and realizes he just needs to cry. The closing credits show time passing and by the end, Ko and Wakaba's younger sister Aoba Tsukishima are in junior high school.
The second round of the district qualifying is finally to the final round! In the top of the 7th inning, he allowed an additional point during Kiyowa and further widened his lead, but Nishina, who pitched urgently, took a series of strikeouts, and Fubayashi managed to get through the pinch. And in the bottom of the 7th inning, the last attack in Fubayashi was a high-ranking line starting from No. 3 Sawa. However, No. 4 Anita just injured her right wrist ... Urabe and Andy's Kiyowa Battery severely attacked Anita's weakness, the internal angle.Watch Now:Amazon
Yayoi, who made an emergency pitch after Chisato, suppressed the Oo batting line, but the counterattack in Fubayashi was also blocked, and the district tournament final entered the final round with Oonaka's 3-point lead. In the 7th inning of desperation, while two outs in Fubayashi, the last chance of the first and third bases! Chisato, the top batter, persistently chooses a walk and puts pressure on the two-death base and Oonaka's base. Then, the batting order turns to No. 2 Tao Tsuchiya, who was sealed in a short ground ball at the front at bat.
Fubayashi Naka, who had been suppressed to no hits, attacked Oonaka's second pitcher Idemitsu in the top of the 5th inning and returned 2 points in a timely manner such as Senri. However, Oonaka puts Tao Tsuchiya on the relief pitch and tries to escape by hitting Tao Tsuchiya on a short ground ball. Chisato pitched from the 4th inning and showed an unexpected (?) Good throw, but he lost his grip strength due to lack of stamina as early as the bottom of the 5th inning when he entered the second inning. Mutsuko can't pitch because of the restrictions on continuous throwing, so what's the point of standing on the mound?
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A reversal drama of rebirth in Fubayashi, and a powerful batting line in Oonaka that attacks Yayoi who overcomes the failure of the elbow and throws power! The final match between Fubayashi Naka and Oonaka, led by Daigo, will reach a dramatic end. After such a fierce battle, Daigo returned home and exhausted his energy and physical strength. Daigo looks exhausted, but finds a piece of paper on the desk and changes the color of his eyes. It was a memorandum from my father, Goro, who saw the death battle with Oonaka from the stand.
The final of the district tournament between Fubayashi Naka, who has won with nine members, and Oonaka, who has all the prestigious Yokohama seniors, is finally a play ball! Daigo witnessed a short line with left-handed Michiru Mayumura and a second line with Idemitsu, and noticed Oonaka's intention to solidify the center line with the starting pitcher Uozumi and seniors. Then, the hit ball of top batter Senri in Fubayashi immediately hits the short road.
In the seventh inning, Ko strikes out Mishima with pitches reaching the high 150s km/h, though Ko is disappointed he did not show Aoba a 160 km/h fastball as he promised before the game. In the eighth inning, Oikawa tries to repeat the previous year's line drive to Ko, but Ko catches it. In the bottom of the ninth, Ryuo manages to score, sending the game into extra innings, tied 1 to 1. In the top of the 10th, Azuma hits a triple, after which Oikawa intentionally walks Akaishi and Ko, to load the bases with no outs. However, Seishu's last three batters are unable to hit, stranding the runners on base. As Seishu takes the field, Azuma warns Ko to not let Mishima get on base or Ryuo will keep the momentum. With Ko still pitching in the high 150 km/h, Mishima hits a hard line drive to first that Azuma barely catches. Aoba remembers seeing Ko cry while practicing pitching shortly after Wakaba died. In the top of the 12th with two outs, when Ko comes to bat he remembers hitting home runs in the Tsukishima batting cages, and as he does so hits a home run.Watch Now:Amazon
Daigo Shigeno, whose father is a professional baseball player who was also active in the major leagues, is in the second year of junior high school. He goes to a private school with Mutsuko Sakura, a childhood friend and teammate from the boys' baseball era. Daigo and Mutsuko belong to the baseball club, but there are only 6 members, and 4 including Mutsuko are girls. In April, when the new first grader is greeted, captain Daigo is eager to recruit new students to make up for the shortage of members. Around that time, at the entrance ceremony, first-year sports-recommended students were all in line ...
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On the morning of the first game of the Fubayashi Naka Baseball Club, Daigo's father, Goro, was with his teammate, Toshiya Sato, who taught Daigo the basics of baseball when he was in elementary school. We were talking on the phone. Toshiya cares about the first match in Fubayashi while communicating the latest situation with each other. To Toshiya, Goro remembered Daigo's half-year struggle to become the captain in the first grade in an unexpected way, and strongly stated, "Daigo will do it."
Anita's home run and Chiyo, who made her debut on this day, also made a hit, and Fubayashi was able to pull away the powerful Tsujido at once. However, the pursuit is blocked by the "Mario Ball", which changes drastically with the fastball of Mario, a first-year pitcher who pitched in 2nd place in Tsujido. Mutsuko, the starting pitcher, aims to keep the lead and bring it to a cold win, but in the bottom of the third inning, Tsujido Naka goes on the offensive with Mario's double base. In addition, a hit ball flew in front of Chiyo who defended the left field ...! ??Watch Now:Amazon
Fubayashi Naka, who realized the long-awaited practice match with the powerful Tsujido Gakuen Junior High School, managed to start the match by incorporating Chiyo, who wants to be a manager, into the starting lineup instead of Chiba who was hospitalized. However, since there are 7 girls, 10 points of handicap are given from the first time, and Daigo cannot hide his regret. In order to look back at Tsujido, Yayoi and Tao Tsuchiya fired a series of good defenses from the first time, and Daigo and Anita who stood at bat also caught the starting pitcher Oka and destroyed it.Watch Now:Amazon
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Aoba arrives at the stadium in time to see Ko's first pitch at the bottom of the first inning. On the mound, Ko tells Akaishi about Akane's surgery, and Akaishi is annoyed at being kept in the dark. Ko consistently pitches over 150 km/h and retires all three batters with two strikeouts. Before batting in the second inning, Azuma tells Akaishi his only regret staying with Seishu is never getting to face Ko's pitches. Ryuo's pitcher Oikawa walks Azuma but strikes out the rest of the side. In the bottom of the second, Mishima gets on base with a drag bunt, and while on first base tells Azuma he did it to keep Ko from having a no-hitter. No other batters get on base in the first six innings except by walks. In the seventh inning, Azuma hits a single, then is batted in by Akaishi, a hit that Akane watches from her hospital room. Seishu leads 1 to 0.Watch Now:Amazon
After the scrimmage, Shido and Daimon are fired and most of Daimon's varsity players follow him to another school. Yuhei Azuma stays and begins living with the Kitamuras because the baseball dorm is closed down. Because Ko's stamina flags during the fall prefectural tournament, Azuma makes Ko begin jogging to school instead of taking the train. A boy asks Ko for an introduction to Aoba, and Ko congratulates him as the 100th person to do so. When Azuma asks Ko about a photograph of Wakaba, Ko admits that he was in love with her, and Azuma responds that "you guys" have it tough. To get the five most persistent boys to stop asking her out, Aoba goes on a date with all five at once. When Junpei asks about his pitching form, Ko is surprised but says that he based it on Aoba's. Aoba explains to Ko that Junpei's promising career as a pitcher was ended by an injury before he could go to Koshien, and that Yuhei is trying to reach Koshien in his place. Ko tells Aoba he is also serious about going to Koshien, to make Wakaba's last dream come true.Watch Now:Amazon
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The final match with Oonaka, who has strong members such as Michibase Meimura. Nishina, the starting pitcher in Fubayashi, continued to make efforts from the beginning, but lost 5 points in the bottom of the 3rd inning due to lack of stamina and defensive disorder. It was Chisato of the center who gave up Nishina's continuation and took over the Fubayashi mound from the 4th inning. Chisato, who has experience as a pitcher in the Little Yokohama era, will be the first pitcher in junior high school. While my father, Fujii, is excited to watch from the stand, what kind of pitch will Chisato at his own pace show ?! ??
The opponent of the first match of the new Fubayashi Junior High School baseball club is Itsuki Junior High School. Ace in Itsuki, Yokouchi has only 9 members in Fubayashi who came out to the ground, and it is surprising that there are 6 girls. Yokouchi, who can't hide his dissatisfaction with "Why should I be the starting lineup for girls?", Confronts top batter Chisato. On the other hand, the starting pitcher Mutsuko in Fubayashi is pitching for the first official game, so he tightens his feelings and heads for the mound.
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Ko promises Akane he will tell Akaishi that she will be out in a couple days, saying that he is a pretty good liar. Akane tells him that her surgery will be on the day of the tournament final against heavily favored Ryuo, so she will have to put off their date, then asks him to tell Aoba the truth. Ko tells Akaishi the lie, then asks Aoba to visit Wakaba's grave with him. While there, he prays that the surgery is successful and tells Aoba that Wakaba would not let her cry again. At practice, when Aoba jokingly asks Azuma out to a movie, he asks if she means to ask him out so lightly, saying he seriously likes her. The morning before the game, Aoba asks Ko if he likes Akane more than herself, to which he asks if he can lie. While warming up in the stadium, Ko spots Momiji, who flashes him a peace sign, after which he celebrates. At the hospital, when Akane's surgery is over, Aoba tells Momiji by text message to give Ko a peace sign to tell him it was successful.
Fubayashi was leading a large number of people in Tsujido during the practice game, but with the appearance of Tsujido Group A members, who are the original mainstay, the lead was suddenly reduced. In addition, Tsujido's catcher, Daigo and Mutsuko's teammates in elementary school, Mitsuru Sakaguchi (Mitsuru Sato), appeared, and Daigo and his friends couldn't hide their surprise. The light of serving as the same catcher as his father Toshiya, a former major leaguer. How good is that ability ...?
With Daigo's dramatic goodbye hit, Fubayashi Naka defeated the difficult enemy Kiyowachu, who has old friends Urabe & Andy, and advanced to the semi-finals of the district tournament. Tao Tsuchiya and Yayoi left the stadium in a hurry, although they were members of Fubayashi who scouted the games of other schools while dragging the tiredness of the fierce battle. Anita, who has been a junior of Tao Tsuchiya and Yayoi since the Yokohama Little era, quickly heads for the treatment of her injuries, even though she is worried about the plain behavior of the two seniors she longed for.
In order to block Kiyowachu, who boasts the mobility of threats such as stolen bases and bunts, Daigo and his colleagues carefully prepare for the check on runners, centered on pitcher Mutsuko, and face the second round. Daigo predicts that "Kiyowachu will not be reckless from the beginning," but Kiyowachu's top batter Moriguchi suddenly hits the base. The Fubayashi battery is shaken at once. Anita, a catcher who puts a happa on Mutsuko who is upset, loses her normal spirit.
With the cancellation of the new director's appointment, the four first-year boys have advanced to the senior league, and the new strength of the Fubayashi Naka Baseball Club is to add Anita & Senri from the prestigious Yokohama Little to Nishina, who is left alone as a boy. After all, there were only three people. In this way, it turns out that the official game is coming up two weeks after the nine people are all together. Anita, the catcher, has a sigh of breath because it is a real battle, and Daigo tells Daigo that the pitchers are not alone with Nishina and Mutsuko.Watch Now:Amazon
In the first round of the district qualifying, Fubayashi got 3 points in advance for the first time, but the starting lineup in Itsuki, Yokouchi's starting pitcher, the changing ball and slider that had been sealed, gradually suppressed the batting line. I went. Mutsuko, the starting pitcher in Fubayashi, also politely throws a changing ball and manages to dodge the Itsuki batting line. Daigo, who is prepared for a close battle with a low score, is worried about the fraying of the Fubayashi defense team, but just before that, the first third grader, Tamba, misses the ground ball.Watch Now:Amazon
The opponent for the next round in Fubayashi was decided to be Urabe, who was a teammate of Daigo and his teammates when they were in elementary school, and Seiwa, who has Andy. Daigo and Anita, who recorded 11 stolen bases in the first match and witnessed the mobility of Kiyowa who won the cold, are keenly aware of the need for stolen base measures. Therefore, the baseball club members who had just finished the first game were gathered again at the school, and the pitcher Mutsuko rushed to the special training to suppress the opponent runner.
Knowing they will not be promoted, Maeno's third-year players stop playing hard, but after the portable team manager, Hiroko "Tubby" Ōkubo, tells Makihara that Daimon injured Maeno's head as the latter pleaded to give a third-year player a spot, Makihara plays with renewed effort. At the end of eight innings, Ko notices that if the score remains 5 to 3, he will win his bet with Aoba. In the top of the ninth, the portable team gets runners on first and second and Makihara advances them with a sacrifice bunt. Ko hits both runners in with a single to tie the game. While Ko is on base, Azuma criticizes his pitching, to which Ko says he did not expect Azuma could hit him. In the bottom of the ninth with a runner on first, Azuma comes to bat and deliberately fouls out twice before being struck out by Ko. On the bench, Azuma silently tells Ko to stop smirking, and the next batter hits in the runner to win the game. Afterward, Ko visits Wakaba's grave to tell her about his debut, only to find Aoba had been there first.
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The girl, Akane Takigawa, apologizes to Ko for the construction noise. Later, Ko tells Azuma he does not know whether Akane really looks like Wakaba would now, because in his mind Wakaba is still in fifth grade. Mizuki invites Aoba to a summer festival the next day. Ko dreams of going to the festival with Wakaba, as she promised before she died, then of running to meet Akane at the Takigawa's soba restaurant. The next day, the anniversary of Wakaba's death, Aoba tells Ko to report his tournament result to Wakaba when he visits her grave. On his way back, he meets Akane wearing a yukata similar to Wakaba's. On her way to Wakaba's grave, Aoba sees them walking together and asks Mizuki if ghosts grow up. At the festival, Akaishi also sees them and asks Nakanishi the same quesiton. Ko and Akane meet her parents at the festival, and after parting with them, Ko meets Momiji, Ichiyo, Aoba, and Mizuki. When Aoba asks where his companion went, they begin to squabble but suddenly stop when the Tsukishimas see Akane at random through the festival crowd.Watch Now:Amazon
Four years later, in the fall of her second year at Seishu Junior High School, Aoba is a pitcher for the baseball team, and still hates Ko for having monopolized her dead sister's time. Starting pitcher Keiichiro Senda, who considers himself popular, asks her out on a date without waiting for a response. When she does not show up, Senda goes to her house but is frightened off by the family cat. When Ko (in his third year at Seishu Junior High) delivers baseballs to the Tsukishima batting cages, he hits four home runs, which annoys Aoba, especially since she cannot match it. In a flashback, she remembers Wakaba telling her about Ko's potential to one day pitch 160 km/h fastballs, which Aoba claimed was her ideal in a man, but that if he does, Aoba cannot take him from her. Meanwhile, inspired by Aoba's pitching, Ko has been obeying Wakaba's order to follow Aoba's workout routine.Watch Now:Amazon
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Fubayashi caught up with Anita's one shot, but in the final 6th inning, he took a long hit during Kiyowa and allowed him to win. In addition, the catcher Anita injured her wrist with the close play. Daigo on the left wears a mask. With a runner on the 1st and 3rd bases, it is No. 4 Andy in Kiyowa who will reach the turn at bat with a pinch of further runs. What is the strategy chosen by Daigo and Mutsuko's batteries against their former teammates who are proud of their bangs! ??
The season has reached autumn. After the summer tournament, the Fubayashi Naka Baseball Club is forced to retire from the highest grade student, Tamba, and create a new team. However, there are only eight members left. Therefore, I asked Tamba, who retired, for a helper in the practice game on the weekend, and managed to continue the activity with nine people. Daigo and his colleagues are thinking about recruiting new members of the baseball club from current students in an attempt to solve the shortage of members. Under such circumstances, it is said that Chisato, a first-year student, has a new member recruitment attestation ...! ??Watch Now:Amazon
In Fubayashi, who was hit by a shortage of members again. Daigo called out to Chiyo, Chisato's older sister, who has experience in baseball, but she was easily refused. With the addition of the recommended admission group Short Chiba, we could barely secure the ninth member, but Anita and Chisato did not give up joining Chiyo. One day, Anita sends a meaningful letter to Nishina's shoe box. While expecting (?) Nishina headed to the courtyard after school ...Watch Now:Amazon
Nakanishi recruits Ko for a rematch of the sandlot game from fifth grade. When Ko warms up with what he calls a few soft pitches, Nakanishi has him play right fielder instead, claiming he wants a friendly game. Meanwhile, when Aoba plays catch with her little sister, Momiji, she is startled to learn that Momiji can handle her hardest throws because Momiji has helped Ko practice. Akaishi, now captain of the junior high school baseball team, watches the sandlot game and is reminded of Wakaba's boasts about Ko's abilities. With Ko's fielding and batting, his team wins in a close game. Afterward Nakanishi learns that Ko did not join the baseball team, despite his surprisingly fast fastball, because Nakanishi had been kicked off it for fighting. During practice, Aoba and Akaishi discuss unsettling rumors about the Seishu High School baseball team, which has had a second straight losing year. In his office at Seishu High School, Acting Principal Shido tells a man dressed as a coach that he is pleased with his plans.Watch Now:Amazon
Because of their fall record, Seishu is not invited to the spring Koshien tournament. Akane wins that year's Koshien poster art contest with a painting of a pitcher that Aoba claims depicts Ko's form. Ko corrects her, saying that Akane based it on his photos of Aoba, which he had used to model his pitching style. From Akaishi, Akane learns of Wakaba's relationship with Ko. Aoba tells Azuma she will try out for the women's national team in March, and when she teases him about being given chocolates for Valentine's Day, he says the only girl he would consider going out with is her. For Valentine's Day, both Aoba and Azuma receive many chocolates. When Aoba drops Ko's chocolates off a bridge, she buys replacements, including one extra to give to Azuma for her. When Ko delivers it, Azuma says that he likes Aoba because she is hard to figure out, because she is not true to herself. That evening, Akane asks Ko to show her photographs of Wakaba. As she looks through his albums, she comments that it is obvious Wakaba loved him, and would still love him today. As she leaves, she gives him chocolate.
In the second round of the district qualifying, catcher Anita, who was too cautious about the mobility during the Qing dynasty, was pointed out by Wright's Nishina that some mistakes were made and got stuck in words. Even in the prestigious Yokohama Little, which belonged to elementary school, Anita had a bitter memory over the position of a catcher. He was depressed even during the match, thinking that he might have been disqualified as a catcher, and offered Daigo to replace the catcher.
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When Akaishi meets Momiji, he is startled by her resemblance to Wakaba, who died at the age Momiji is now. Ichiyo reminds Aoba that she resented how Ko monopolized Wakaba's time, and both Ichiyo and Akaishi tell Aoba that she and Ko are alike in their competitiveness. In the park, Momiji plays catch with an old man who is a regular at Akaishi's family's liquor store. Daimon tells Shido that an upcoming scrimmage between varsity and portable teams will demonstrate how much better the varsity players are. Because of a rumor that portable players who perform well might be promoted to varsity, the third-year players train hard. Before the scrimmage, Ko has Aoba catch his pitches because he has never played in a real game and so has no comparison for his pitching. She calls them okay, which pleases him as the best compliment he can expect from her, and makes a bet that he will hold the varsity team to ten runs, which she changes to five runs after looking at her bruised hand. When Aoba arrives at the scrimmage, Momiji's old man tells her Shido has ordered the audience to sit and cheer only on the varsity side of the field.
As the scrimmage starts, Daimon tells Shido he is using Senda as starting pitcher to test his team's fielding. In the top of the first inning, the portable team is quickly retired. In the bottom of the inning, Ko quickly pitches out the first three batters, which Daimon attributes to luck but Azuma recognizes is based on Aoba's batting data and Ko's ability. After Senda gives up three runs in the top of the second inning, including home runs by Ko and Akaishi, Daimon kicks him off the varsity team and Maeno substitutes him in as shortstop for the portable team. Ko pitches fastballs down the middle to Azuma, which Aoba calls foolish and Azuma hits for a home run. The portable team quickly retires the rest of the side but has trouble hitting against the best varsity pitcher. After Daimon chews out his players for failing to hit against "small fry," they manage only one run in the third inning. At the end of three innings with the portable team ahead 3 to 2, Ko complains of being tired.Watch Now:Amazon
Akaishi and Aoba visit Akane in the hospital, where she tells them that she promised to go on a date with Ko after the tournament, and that she may require surgery. In the semifinal, Seishu plays Nishikura, a team that has come from behind to win every game by one run. Senda hits a home run on first pitch of the game, and Nishikura scores a run in the first inning as well. Spurred by Akane's worries, Akaishi hits another home run in the second inning. In the eighth inning, with Nishikura having failed to get on base since the second inning, Seishu scores six runs. Nishikura does not score in the bottom of the inning and the game is called for Seishu, 8 to 1. After the game, Ko finally visits Akane in the hospital for the first time, where he praises Akaishi's performance and then asks when her surgery is.
Everyone returns to Kaleido Stage to begin rehearsal, but Sora feels defeated. So she gives up and decides to return to Japan for good with her family. Sora takes the chance to spend time with her new baby sister, but the Fool reminds her if she gives up then he'll disappear from her sight. Meanwhile at Kaleido Stage, May begins to annoy the cast while tensely rehearsing. Ken and Mr. Policeman attempt to visit Sora and Minami convinces Sora to go back to Kaleido Stage.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Ko enters Seishu High School and joins the baseball club along with Akaishi and Nakanishi, where they are put on the second-string "portable" team headed by former Head Coach Maeno. Most of the varsity team are ringers recruited by new Head Coach Daimon from around the country, including power hitter Yuhei Azuma, the boy from the batting center, and Daimon promises Shido that he will take the school to the national spotlight of Koshien within three years. When Aoba, now captain of the junior high school team, visits a high school team practice, she is surprised to see Ko playing baseball, and he tells her he was inspired by her pitching. In class, Azuma does not recognize Senda (who is on the varsity team) but does remember Ko from the batting center. Azuma tells Daimon that he only remembers faces of significant people, of which there are four on the team. One day as the portable team practices on the junior high field, out of sight from the varsity players, Maeno has Ko pitch at full strength once and Aoba realizes Ko is Akaishi's "secret weapon" for getting off the portable team.Watch Now:Amazon