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The Best Baseball Anime of All Time

Updated December 26, 2019 5.6k votes 1.5k voters 85.2k views25 items
List of the best baseball anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation, but all of these shows are worth checking out if you're looking for something new to watch. This poll includes video clips of each show, so if you haven't seen one you can watch it right here on this page. You're gonna want to get out and hit that big diamond once you're done with all the anime on this list. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all anime about baseball in one way or another. Examples include Touch and H2. What is the greatest baseball anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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    One Outs is a Japanese baseball manga series by Shinobu Kaitani originally serialized in the seinen manga magazine Business Jump from 1998 to 2006. It was relaunched in Business Jump on October 1, 2008. An anime adaptation by Madhouse began airing on October 7, 2008....  more
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    Big Windup!, often shortened to just Ōfuri, is a baseball manga series by Asa Higuchi, serialized in the monthly seinen Afternoon magazine since 2003. It has been adapted into an anime TV series, animated by A-1 Pictures, which premiered in Japan on TBS. It received its international television premiere on Animax's English language networks in Asia, Animax Asia. The manga series won the prestigious Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize for best creative work in 2006. In 2007, it won the Kodansha Manga Award for general manga. The manga was on a 1-year hiatus, and it was resumed on the November 2011 issue of Afternoon....  more
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