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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 on Wikipedia

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#13 on The Best Sports Manga of All Time

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Cross Game is a romantic comedy baseball manga series by Mitsuru Adachi that was serialized by Shogakukan in Weekly Shōnen Sunday between May 11, 2005 and February 17, 2010. It is collected in 17 tankōbon volumes, with the final volume published in April 2010, shortly after the end of the anime series. It received the 54th Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen manga in 2009, and has been praised internationally as quietly brilliant and a great success. The series was adapted as a 50-episode anime television series that aired on the TV Tokyo network from April 5, 2009 to March 28, 2010. The first episode of the anime, which covers the time frame of the first volume of the manga, received high ...more on Wikipedia

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