Season One

Season I of the anime adaptation premiered on October 6, 2013. Although the series was initially planned to be 52 episodes, it was extended and ended in March 2015 for a total of 75 episodes. A second season started airing soon after. Season II aired on April 6, 2015 and ended on its 51st episode on March 28, 2016.

An anime adaption of Daiya no A - Act II was announced on November 25, 2018.[1] The anime premiered on April 2, 2019 and ended on its 52nd episode on March 31,2020.

Summary[edit | edit source]

The anime is based on the shōnen baseball manga written and illustrated by Yuji Terajima. The story follows Eijun Sawamura, a pitcher who joins an elite school with a brilliant catcher named Kazuya Miyuki. Together with the rest of the team, they strive for Japan's storied Koushien championships through hard work and determination. On his journey he meets rivals, friends and learns more “about all this determination and desire to improve.”[2]

List of Episodes[edit | edit source]

Main article: Episodes

Music[edit | edit source]

Main article: Music

Japanese staff:[edit | edit source]

  • Director: Mitsuyuki Masuhara
  • Series Composition: Takeshi Konuta
  • Music: Frying-Pan
  • Producers: Madhouse, Production I.G, TV Tokyo
  • Original Creator: Yūji Terajima
  • Character Design: Minoru Ueda
  • Art Director: Hideyuki Ueno
  • Chief Animation Director: Satoshi Tasaki
  • Action Animation Director: Junpei Tachinaka
  • Animation Producer: Ken'ichi Sakurai
  • Art and Literature: Wataru Kurosawa[3]

Japanese cast:[edit | edit source]

Character designs[edit | edit source]

Season 1 Epilogue screens[edit | edit source]

Season 2 Epilogue screens[edit | edit source]

Act II Epilogue Screens[edit | edit source]

Anime Guidebooks[edit | edit source]

The TV Anime Ace of Diamond Official Guide Book was published in late December 2014. The newest anime guidebook was released on May 17, 2016 and is called Ace of Diamond Official Fanbook 18.44m.

Official Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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