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Description
Shigeharu Honda is a Japanese League batter on the rise. His son Goro is a Little League pitcher who one day hopes to follow in his father's footsteps. Momoko Hoshino, Goro's schoolteacher, is the first woman Shigeharu has been interested in since the death of Goro's mother. The destinies of these three individuals will become intertwined as father and son experience both heartbreak and triumph on the baseball diamond. But when an unspeakable tragedy visits the family, it will take everything they have to pick up the pieces and reclaim their dreams.

Won the 41st Shogakukan Manga Award in the Shounen category.

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Manga

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Associated Names
メジャー
棒球大联盟
Major Dramatic Baseball Comic
MAJOR(メジャー)

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Latest Release(s)
v.6 c.44 by Mangaholic (487d ago)
v.6 c.43 by Mangaholic (488d ago)
v.5 c.42 by Mangaholic (489d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
78 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 78, Chap 747 (OVA 1)

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Average: 8.9 / 10.0 (133 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.48 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 7th 2014, 11:15am PST

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Year
1994

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #863 increased(+206)
Monthly Pos #1721 increased(+395)
3 Month Pos #2898 increased(+332)
6 Month Pos #3438 decreased(-273)

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On 519 reading lists
On 421 wish lists
On 97 completed lists
On 20 unfinished lists
On 127 custom lists

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Good sports manga   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Lupin
October 7th, 2006, 12:01pm
This manga is very good, except for the first issues based on the childhood of Goro, but at middle school and high school period, this is just becoming too good.
Story line is good, you have all basic elements like a sad past, a strong spirited hero, some rivals appearing on the way, real challenges. You don't need to like baseball to really enjoy this manga. So I give a 9/10 rating based on the v25 to 58.

If you like this one, try H2 from mitsuru Adachi, another great baseball story, with a little more romance and comedy

... Last updated on October 8th, 2006, 12:56am
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Hey, a MAJOR skip?   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by palabasa
March 8th, 2008, 12:13pm
it really got me interested seeing the latest release have reached around volume 47..and reading the great comments about it, i was prepared for a long interesting read..

but guess what? after volume 2 it skipped to volume 33? what was that all about? do i have to watch the anime to be able to fill-up the Major gap?

well i 've read a few chapters and it seems quite promising, i guess it wouldn't reach volume 66 for nothing..

... Last updated on March 8th, 2008, 12:16pm
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defenitely one of the best sports mangas out theire   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by trunks84
September 30th, 2007, 8:03am
Well the anime is so far great, and it's a shame that the manga translations aren't even further. At the rate it's going the animation is going to get much further then the manga translations. Still one of the best sports animes / mangas out theire, Goro has to be one of the most imba protaganists I ever saw. Tho they should nerf his injuries.
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Great   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by ironwolf
April 6th, 2007, 8:38pm
This anime got me into baseball though i do think your right it starts off when hes a kid and thats good and all, great for a back story and explaining who he is and how he got there but its not something that will hook you right away, i started with the anime with season 2, then i went back and watched season 1 when he was a kid. The manga at least the fansub just isnt far enough into it to truly grab peoples eye. But its great none the less
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Read it, read it not?   
Rating: N/A
by fieryeagle1
April 18th, 2008, 2:40pm
From the look of it, this manga must be continuously progressive so I wonder if I should read it while leaving such a big gap between volume 2 and 33? If it is very good, that is even more the reason not to.

... Last updated on April 18th, 2008, 2:42pm
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Major   
Rating: N/A
by xin0728
August 27th, 2007, 2:21am
MAJORRRRR is so COOL!!!!

Mayumura RuleZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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