Major Season 1
Major Season 1
First Air Date: November 13, 2004
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1x26 I Won't Say Goodbye (May 21, 2005)
Ryoko and Toshiya defy their coach and pitch to Goro. Ryoko puts all her might into her pitch, and Goro musters his last ounce of strength to swing.
1x25 Everyone together (May 14, 2005)
The game enters extra innings. Yokohama Little saps Goro's energy with bunts and puts Ryoko in to pitch. Goro's teammates worry about how he'll react.
1x24 Chase it! Overcome it! (May 07, 2005)
Toshiya gets Goro to hit into a double play. In the top of the 3rd, as Goro gets shelled again, he uncorks his secret weapon on cleanup hitter Majima.
1x23 No Intention of Losing! (April 30, 2005)
Coach Ando throws out his back, so Momoko fills in for him against Yokohama Little. Mifune, overwhelmed by the big stage, commits several errors.
1x22 The night before the match (April 23, 2005)
Mifune draws Yokohama Little in the quarters, but Komori's injury is worse than they thought. With the team needing a new catcher, Shimizu volunteers.
1x21 This is baseball! (April 16, 2005)
Sawamura's desperation bunt gets him on base, breaks up Kyuta's perfect game, and rattles the ace. Mifune then closes the gap to one run.
1x20 Goro's mistake!? (April 09, 2005)
Mifune is on the ropes; Goro suddenly gives up a home run, and they can't hit Kyuta's pitch. To make matters worse, Komori sprains his wrist.
1x19 Mother's happiness (April 02, 2005)
In round two, Mifune faces Totsuka-Nishi Little, led by ace Kyuta Usami. Goro spots Momoko out with Shigeno and is consumed with dread.
1x18 Aim for victory! (March 26, 2005)
The Okamura triplets score a run off Goro with their strategy, and their ironclad defense grinds down Mifune's will, but Shimizu gives them new life.
1x17 Tournament Start! (March 19, 2005)
Before the fall tournament, Mifune practices at the batting cages. There, they run into the Okamura triplets, who play for their first-round opponent.
1x16 I Quit! (March 12, 2005)
Ryoko, the girl Goro just met, is a pitcher for Yokohama Little. He invites her to play ping-pong, upsetting Shimizu and keeping her up all night.
1x15 The Coach's Feelings (March 05, 2005)
Goro, determined to beat Yokohama Little, helps Sawamura practice pitching. When Coach Ando sees them at it, he realizes he'd given up on his dreams.
1x14 Reckless Practice Match! (February 19, 2005)
After Mifune loses a practice game to Kuki Little in part because he can't bring himself to pitch inside, Goro asks Yokohama Little for a game.
1x13 Summer! Baseball! Training Camp! (February 12, 2005)
The Mifune Dolphins join a training camp during summer break with all the best teams in Japan. Goro runs afoul of another team's heavy hitter.
1x12 An Invitation From Gibson (February 05, 2005)
Gibson, now back in MLB, invites Goro to see him play in San Francisco. Though put off at first, Goro wants to see top-level baseball, so he accepts.
1x11 The Team Dad Played On (January 29, 2005)
The Mifune Dolphins have been reborn. Urged by Coach Ando, Goro goes to observe the top little league team in Japan and runs into his old pal Toshiya.
1x10 Showdown in the Rain (January 22, 2005)
Having learned the importance of teamwork, Goro steps up his game and puts down the adult batters, but his own team can't hit the opposing pitcher.
1x09 Alone on the Mound (January 15, 2005)
Komori and Sawamura join the Mifune Dolphins, who now have a full team, but they have to play a game to save the team despite having hardly practiced.
1x08 Team Complete! (January 08, 2005)
Kaoru Shimizu joins the Mifune team, but they're still two players short. Goro then runs into his classmate Komori, who's being forced to shoplift.
1x07 Goro Honda, Age Nine! (December 25, 2004)
Three years after his father's death, Goro joins the Mifune little league team. The coach welcomes him warmly, but the team has no love for the game.
1x06 Farewell... (December 18, 2004)
Shigeharu gets beaned by Gibson, but the Blue Oceans go on to win. Goro falls asleep enraptured, but the next day brings anything but joy.
1x05 The Man From the Majors (December 11, 2004)
Goro is captivated by Joe Gibson, a major league player now playing in Japan. When Shigeharu homers off of him, Goro is beside himself with delight.
1x04 A Birthday One Day Late (December 04, 2004)
Shigeharu is back on the team as a hitter and, on his best friend and teammate's suggestion, looks to remarry, but he's absent on Goro's birthday.
1x03 I Hate You, Daddy! (November 27, 2004)
A little league coach is dazzled by Goro's raw talent and teaches him to throw breaking balls. But Shigeharu, fearing injury, won't let him play.
1x02 Their Friendship (November 20, 2004)
Goro invites a boy named Toshiya to play catch, reluctant at first, Toshiya comes to love it. Shigeharu vows to make a comeback as a hitter.
1x01 Goro's Dream and Daddy's Dream (November 13, 2004)
Five year old Goro practices baseball every day to be like his dad Shigeharu, a pro ballplayer,until he injures his elbow and decides to retire.