Major is a sports manga series by Takuya Mitsuda. In 1996, it received the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen. The story of Major follows the life of Gorō Honda, from kindergarten to being a professional baseball player, seeking and overcoming tremendous challenges. The series has been adapted into an anime series produced by NHK and Studio Hibari titled Major (メジャー). The first episode aired on November 13, 2004. The series ran for six seasons and the final episode originally aired on September 25, 2010. An animated film telling the story between the first and second seasons of the anime was released on December 13, 2008. Two OVAs were released on December 16, 2011, and January 18, 2012. They deal with The World Series chapter, which was skipped in the TV series. In 2015, Shogakukan published under the name of Major 2nd, a sequel series featuring the life of Gorō’s son Daigo.

Opening Theme:
#1: “Kokoro E (心絵)” by Road of Major
#2: “Saraba Aoki Omokage” by Road of Major
#3: “Play the Game” by Road of Major
#4: “Rise” by Kouhei Ootomo
#5: “Hey! Hey! Alright” by SCHA DARA PARR feat. Kaela Kimura
#6: “Kokoro e (心絵)” by TRIPLANE

Ending Theme:
#01: “Step” by Beni Arashiro
#02: “Faraway” by Paradise GO!! GO!!
#03: “Wonderland” by May’s
#04: “Shoboi Kao Sunna yo Baby” by The Loose Dogs
#05: “Strike Party!!!” by BeForU
#06: “Yoru ni Nareba” by The Loose Dogs
#07: “One Day” by The Loose Dogs
#08: “Ame Nochi Niji Iro” by Goro Shigeno x The Loose Dogs feat. Maki Ohguro
#09: “Stay with me” by Hitomi Shimatani
#10: “Jibun Color” by Yuu Nakamura
#11: “Twilight Star” by Megamasso
#12: “Zutto Mae Kara” by French Kiss
#13: “Time Capsule” by CLUTCHO
#14: “Kokoro E” by Morikubo Showtaro


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