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Big Windup Gets a Second Season!

Lions, Tigers, and Baseballs oh my!



Hey folks, do you like Baseball? Do you like Anime? Do you like Baseball Anime?
 
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Well, you should. Big Windup (which is totally available here) was a unfortunately addicting shonen that taught us all about how awesome even high school level baseball can be. On top of that, the FUNimation dub/localization was really spot on.
 
My only problem with the first season was namely, just that it ended. However, this morning news of a second season has crossed my desk. Announced as an additional slip in the latest volume, the series will have a second season of the animated series some time in 2010, and will be worked on once again by A-1 pictures.
 
Note: The series original aired in mid 2007, so it'll be around 3 years between seasons. That gives us hopes for season 2 of Skip Beat, right?
 

Matteon Dec. 19, 2009 at 1:26 p.m.
Interesting, I think your spot on with your analysis.  I have an aversion to watching anime dubbed, but I loved this anime so I'll refresh myself by watching it...dubbed.
giaon Dec. 19, 2009 at 7:58 p.m.
I can't wait for the second season <3 I really enjoyed this show.
Kuroon Dec. 20, 2009 at 3:45 a.m.

I've heard it hasn't done too well for Funi BUT PLEASE LICENSE IT


DUB IS NECESSARY!

CorAutMorson Dec. 20, 2009 at 8:14 a.m.
This gives me hope for season 2 of Baccano!. *sigh* A girl can dream right?
N15PCAon Dec. 20, 2009 at 9:24 p.m.

Don't get me wrong I don't mind Big Windup, but to really liked watching Princess Nine a hole lot more.   
 
Why didn't Princess Nine get a second season.
Matteon Dec. 21, 2009 at 12:31 a.m.
@CorAutMors said:
" This gives me hope for season 2 of Baccano!. *sigh* A girl can dream right? "
Baccano was too sweet and too short.  Loved the characters and of note, the intro was da bomb!  Needs more trumpets!

Dig Deeper into Big Windup!

A boy named Mihashi Ren is dragged into his new high school's baseball club, even though he feels he's a lousy pitcher-- he had the position in middle school, but only due to his grandfather's influence as the school principal.

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