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Without Kurokan, Kirino High loses their first battle at Koshien Stadium.
Meanwhile, Kurokan has some visitors.
Joyo Univ. Kamobara High asks Kurokan to be their coach and provides excellent conditions.
Washinomori High students, on the other hand, is willing to offer more than they have.
What’s Kurokan’s deision?


During a crucial moment, Kurokan wants everyone to use the deadly Kirino tactic. Ishimitsu passes the ball to the home plate. Kirino successfully tags the Hanaoka runner and wins the ticket to Koshien. However, Kurokan gets nothing but blame for his arrogant attitude. Kurokan doesn’t want to go back to the traditional way and decides to walk away.


“After all the days of training, Kirino High has successfully entered the semifinals.
Kirino High gives a perfect performance with no errors for the season, but Kurokan asks the captain to make an error purposely in order to loosen the tense in the team.
Finally into the most important game with Hanaoka High, Kurokan has already planned tactics, but the opponents are not that easy to deal with.
Neither Hanaoka High nor Kirino can seem to break this deadlock.”

After all the days of training, Kirino High has successfully entered the semifinals.
Kirino High gives a perfect performance with no errors for the season, but Kurokan asks the captain to make an error purposely in order to loosen the tense in the team.
Finally into the most important game with Hanaoka High, Kurokan has already planned tactics, but the opponents are not that easy to deal with.
Neither Hanaoka High nor Kirino can seem to break this deadlock.


Kurokan takes responsibility by deciding to leave the team for losing the game.
After the debate between OB and Support Association, Kurokan remains his coach position. However, Morioka and Kurokan still have conflict on the training policy.
Soon, the baseball season is coming! This time Kirino High must take vengeance!


The game is coming to an end and something unexpected happens. This is high school baseball!


Kirono High finally sends Masamiya to the game, but the opponent purposefully gives him a base on ball. Just as the spirits are getting low, Tamari hits a long hit right down right-center field. Kirino High takes advantage of their opponents’ fatigue and strikes back!Kirino High finally wins the game with the walk-off hit.


The news of Kurokan getting fired has been spread out! Without Kurokan, the seniors are successfully bribed by villagers and the freshmen become helpless.
Asia and Kurokan are at the shrine in the middle of the night. Asai reports everything about the team to him. Kurokan needs Asai to lead the team without his presence.
One day after a practice, when Hiraizumi is about to let the coach say a few words, Kurokan shows up.
Everyone is stunned! The freshmen and Hiraizumi show no fear to the villagers and keep following Kurokan! Because everyone knows, only Kurokan can lead the team to Koshien!


Asai runs in panic towards Kurokan. They see parents with the senior students walking towards the principal’s office.
The parents’ intention is to fire Kurokan!
Although other teachers tried to help Kurokan with all of their power, the principal is under the pressure of the parents.
Reporter Koshimitsu has heard of Kurokan’s leaving. He thinks it’s Kurokan’s strategy to disrupt other schools.
Koshimizu uses an interview as an excuse to take pictures of Sakamato doing pitches and secretly gives the pictures to Morioka.


Ever since the freshmen joined, the frenemies’ atmosphere has raised between seniors and freshmen. Ogasawara can’t control his anger anymore.
He kicks the bucket full of coins and the coins are all over the ground. The tention explores and the freshmen and seniors get into fights.
Kurokan seems to know it’s coming and looks like he doesn’t care. At the same time, Morioka is watching Sakamoto’s pitches repeatedly and trying to find his flaws.


Washinomori loses the spring game. After going through this incident, Sakamoto becomes more active and more interactive with other players. Sakamoto tells Kurokan that he’s ready to join professional baseball! Meanwhile, the tension between the second graders and freshmen could explode anytime!
Morioka accidently gets a tape of the game where Sakamoto has 21 consecutive strikeouts. He wants to have a fair game and intentds to reject the help. After he knows that there is only Kurokan in Hitomi’s eyes, he takes the tape back.


Kirino High’s first game of the Fall Championships, but the score is falling far behind just in the first two innings. Kurokan quietly plans the next strategy. In order to win, Kurokan sends out an unexpected ace pitcher.


Kurokan tells Sakamoto about the accident happened to his parents. Kurokan wants Sakamoto to go to the hospital immediately!
Hitomi comes to help right after receiving Kurokan’s call. The team is really down after knowing Sakamoto’s absence.
Kurokan sends Kojika to replace Sakamoto. Kojika is standing on the pitching mound and trembling with fear when the fans realize that the pitcher isn’t Sakamoto and start to shout and begin to make noise.
Kurokan switches the players to the freshmen gradually who doesn’t have emotional burden and play exceptionally well.
Eventually, Kirino relies on their experience and strength to win the game! But there’s good news from the hospital–Sakamoto’s parents are in a stable condition.


Washinomori has become famous. The residents of the village are more enthusiastic about baseball and the school successfully recruits a lot of new students.
Kurokan encourages the rookies to get a part-time job in town, hoping that they will have more interaction with the people, and to gain their trust. Training has finally started.
The spring season game at Koshien Stadium is about to start. It’s time to see the results of all the training.
When the team is ready to leave for the game, the news on TV is reporting major accidents. Kurokan walks calmly back and calls for Sakamoto. What happened?


Sakamoto continues to strike out the batters and consecutively strikes out the 20th batter. The rain is getting heavier, but the two coaches are still fiercely determined.
Keiyo’s Hosogoe doesn’t show the slightest fear when facing Sakamoto and still shows excellent control of the ball.
Due to the rain, the umpire calls the end of the match. The pitchers of both teams have struck out 21 batters and it’s a tie.
Ever since their first game with Keiyo, the school has received a lot of supports from all areas.
A new year is coming, Kurokan gets really drunk in the party at his place and talk about his goal: to play at Koshien Stadium.


Sakamoto uses three straight balls to finish off Keiyo’s top slugger, Hosogoe. Keiyo has a three up, three down inning twice in a row.
Surprisingly, during the first two innings both teams have a three up, three down inning. The top half of the third inning, Keiyo is faced with the fierce-looking pitcher for the first time. Keiyo’s batters are struck out.
After the fourth inning, Sakamoto and Hosogoe performs equally well with 12 consecutive strike outs. It’s a beautiful battle among the pitchers.
The batting of both teams have been completely overthrown by the pitchers, and they still can’t break the deadlock. After the sixth inning, both teams refuse to give in, and have 18 consecutive strikeouts.
It’s the seventh inning of Washinomori and Keiyo’s practice game in the rain.