On the official site for the manga written and illustrated by Takuya Mitsuda, Major 2nd, it was announced that the work has surpassed 8.15 million cumulative circulating copies in its twenty compilation volumes published to date.
Matsuda began publication of the manga in Shogakukan publisher's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine in March 2015 as a sequel to the original manga, Major. The publisher published the nineteenth compilation volume on April 16, and the twentieth on July 17.
The play inspired a 25-episode anime adaptation produced by Oriental Light and Magic Studios (OLM), directed by Ayumu Watanabe and scripts written by Michihiro Tsuchiya and others, released in April 2018. A second season is currently on air. .
Major 2nd Synopsis
Shigeno Daigo is a high school student whose father, Goro, is a professional baseball player. Inspired by his father, who was once a major league player, Daigo begins playing baseball on the Mifune Dolphins youth league team. After leaving baseball in less than a year due to the expectations of being the son of a professional, Daigo welcomes an exchange student from America, Sato Hikaru, who turns out to be the son of the professional major league player and close friend of Goro. , Sato Toshiya. The fate of these two young men has just begun!
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