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NOTE: All English titles are now official as all volumes have already been released in English by Kodansha Comics.

No. Japanese release date Japanese ISBN English release date English ISBN
1 15 September 2006[1] 978-4-06-363728-1[1] 7 March 2017[2] 978-1-68-233604-5[3]
Volume.1
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 001: "The Pitch of Destiny" ( (うん) (めい) (いつ) (きゆう) , Unmei no ichikyū)
  • Chapter 002: "Partner" ( (あい) (ぼう) , Aibō)
  • Chapter 003: "The Day Our Journey Begins" ( (たび) () ちの () , Tabidachi no hi)
  • Chapter 004: "You've Got Guts" (いい () (きょう) だな, Ī dokyōda na)
  • Chapter 005: "Speak Through Your Skill" (才能 (ちから) (かた) , Chikara de katare)
Eijun Sawamura had his heart set on the middle-school national baseball championships. But his team is eliminated thanks to a wild pitch thrown by Eijun himself. He’s planning to go to high school with his teammates and try again next year when he’s scouted by the famous Seido High School baseball team. When he goes for a campus visit, he finds himself on the receiving end of a baptism by fire! His experience forming a battery with up-and-coming catcher Miyuki rekindles his passion for baseball!![2]
2 17 October 2006[4] 978-4-06-363739-7[4] 11 April 2017[5] 978-1-68-233654-0[6]
Volume.2
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 006: "Not Qualified To Be A Pitcher" ( (とう) (しゅ) 失格 (しっかく) , Tōshu shikkaku)
  • Chapter 007: "Just You Wait!" ( () ってろよ!, Mattero yo!)
  • Chapter 008: "Are You Like Me?" ( (おな) じタイプ?, Onaji taipu?)
  • Chapter 009: "An Awkward Moment" ( () まずい時間 (じかん) , Kimazui jikan)
  • Chapter 010: "A Clash" ( (げき) (とつ) , Gekitotsu)
  • Chapter 011: "The Third-Years' Pride" ( (さん) (ねん) (せい) 意地 (プライド) , San'nensei no puraido)
  • Chapter 012: "Not Yet!" (まだだ, Madada!)
  • Chapter 013: "I'm A Pinch Hitter!" (代打 (だいだ) オレ!, Daida ore!)
Eijun Sawamura has enrolled in the well-known baseball school Seido High School. He doesn’t exactly start with a bang: sleeping in on the first day calls the wrath of the head coach down on his head. In an effort to redeem himself immediately, he enters into a long pitch contest with the coach. When he fails, he’s told to give up on being a pitcher. In a team as filled with talented players as Seido, his path to the varsity team just keeps getting further and further away! Eijun’s one goal is to be the Ace, and now another powerful rival steps into his path: Furuya![5]
3 15 December 2006[7] 978-4-06-363767-0[7] 9 May 2017[8] 978-1-68-233673-1[9]
Volume.3
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 014: "The New Ace" ( (しん) のエース, Shin no ēsu)
  • Chapter 015: "Counterattack" ( (ぎゃく) (しゅう) , Gyakushū)
  • Chapter 016: "Curve The Power Battle" (ムービング (たい) パワー, Mūbingu tai pawā)
  • Chapter 017: "Two Months Till Summer" ( (なつ) まで2か (げっ) , Natsu made nikagetsu)
  • Chapter 018: "The Difficult Climb To The Top" ( () (ぽん) (いち) (やま) , Nihon'ichi no yama)
  • Chapter 019: "Our Three Years" ( (おれ) (たち) の3 (ねん) (かん) , Oretachi no san-nenkan)
  • Chapter 020: "The Monster’s Debut" ( (かい) (ぶつ) デビュー, Kaibutsu debyū)
  • Chapter 021: "The Big Idiot" ( (おお) バカヤロオ, Ō baka yaroo)
  • Chapter 022: "A Catcher’s Duty" ( () (しゅ) (やく) () , Hoshu no yakume)
Seido High’s team is without an ace, and so a game between the first-years and the upperclassmen is held to uncover new talent. The upperclassmen team’s overwhelming strength and ability is about to utterly destroy the first-year team’s will when Eijun steps up to recover the team’s morale. Seeing his determination to work toward victory, the coach finally decides to put Eijun on the mound. Eijun’s excitement at finally getting to pitch hits a stumbling block when he comes up against his roommate, upperclassman Masuko. Will Eijun finally understand the harsh reality of being kicked off the varsity team through his head-to-head battle against Masuko?![8]
4 16 February 2007[10] 978-4-06-363796-0[10] 13 June 2017[11] 978-1-68-233705-9[12]
Volume.4
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 023: "Selling Point" (セールスポイント, Sērusu pointo)
  • Chapter 024: "Onto That Mound" (あのマウンドへ, Ano maundo e)
  • Chapter 025: "Hone The Moving Fastball" (クセ (だま) (みが) , Kuse dama o migake)
  • Chapter 026: "As If We'd Quit Now?!" ( (いま) さら () めるれるかよ!, Imasara yameru reru ka yo!)
  • Chapter 027: "A Flash Of Genius" ( (たい) () (へん) (りん) , Taiki no henrin)
  • Chapter 028: "I’ll Be Waiting" ( () ってるぞ, Matteru zo)
  • Chapter 029: "A Clever Plan" ( () (さく) , Kisaku)
  • Chapter 030: "The Three Catchers" ( (にん) 捕手 (キャッチャー) , Sannin no kyatchā)
  • Chapter 031: "The Last Regular Game" ( (さい) () (こう) (しき) (せん) , Saigo no kōshiki-sen)
Somehow, among the numerous members of the Seido High School baseball team, Eijun has been raised to junior varsity. Aiming even higher, he teams up with the third-year catcher Chris, and works hard to level up! However, the race to make it to varsity has begun to intensify, and he still doesn't know what his selling point is...![12]
5 17 April 2011[13] 978-4-06-363821-9[13] 3 October 2017[14] 978-1-68-233883-4[15]
Volume.5
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 032: "A Batter's Skill" ( () (しゃ) (りき) (りょう) , Dasha no riki ryō)
  • Chapter 033: "Requiem" ( (いん) (どう) , Indō)
  • Chapter 034: "The Bond Between Teacher and Student" ( () (てい) (きずな) , Shitei no kizuna)
  • Chapter 035: "Toward That Number..." (あの () (ばん) (ごう) , Ano sebangō ni)
  • Chapter 036: "Conclusion, And Then..." (決着 (けっちゃく) 、そして, Ketchaku, soshite)
  • Chapter 037: "Become Stronger" ( (つよ) くなれ, Tsuyokunare)
  • Chapter 038: "Have You Changed?" ( () わった?, Kawatta?)
  • Chapter 039: "On A Rainy Day" ( (あめ) () , Ame no hi ni)
  • Chapter 040: "Training Camp Begins" (合宿 (がっしゅく) スタート, Gasshuku sutāto)
It’s the last game before the final two players will be graduating from junior varsity into varsity. Against Kokushikan!! As Chris appears on the field, Sawamura will continue his evolution as a pitcher and the game continues at Seido’s pace!! However, on the bench sits a man who knows Chris: Zaizen. Will his plan force the battery of Chris and Sawamura into a tight spot…?![14]
6 17 July 2007[16] 978-4-06-363856-1[16] 7 November 2017[17] 978-1-68-233963-3[18]
Volume.6
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 041: "It Starts from Your Legs and Hips" (まずは (あし) (こし) から, Mazuwa ashi koshi kara)
  • Chapter 042: "Egotist" (エゴイスト, Egoisuto)
  • Chapter 043: "Lead Them With Your Playing!!" (プレーで () () れ!!, Purē de hippare!!)
  • Chapter 044: "Trials" ( () (れん) , Shiren)
  • Chapter 045: "The Golden Child" ( () () っ子, Hizokko)
  • Chapter 046: "What Does Trust Mean?" ( (しん) (らい) って?, Shinrai tte?)
  • Chapter 047: "Games are Fun" (試合 (ゲーム) (たの) しい, Gēmu wa tanoshī)
  • Chapter 048: "Miracle Pitch" ( () (きゅう) , Makyū)
  • Chapter 048.5: Special "Kazuya Miyuki" ( () (ゆき) (かず) () , Miyuki Kazuya)
Sawamura has now moved up to varsity, and just as he starts to feel the weight of responsibility, a hellish training camp begins! The heroic measures of the training camp force the trio of first-years to finally realize the extraordinary resolution and overwhelming effort that their upperclassmen put into practice on the daily. And when the training camp comes to a close, the practice games begin, with Furuya and Sawamura’s pitching orders already decided…[17]
7 14 September 2007[19] 978-4-06-363889-9[19] 2 January 2018[20] 978-1-64-212076-9[21]
Volume.7
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 049: "Test" ( () (けん) , Shiken)
  • Chapter 050: "Chris's Legacy" (クリス (じき) (でん) , Kurisu jikiden)
  • Chapter 051: "Fluttering" (ひょうひょうと, Hyōhyōto)
  • Chapter 052: "Pissed Off…" (ムカツクけど, Mukatsuku kedo)
  • Chapter 053: "Review Session" ( (はん) (せい) (かい) , Hansei kai)
  • Chapter 054: "Fate" ( (いん) (ねん) , Innen)
  • Chapter 055: "Witness" ( (もく) (げき) , Mokugeki)
  • Chapter 056: "Better Than The Rumours" ( (ひょう) (ばん) () (じょう) , Hyōban ijō)
  • Chapter 057: "Gears" ( () (ぐるま) , Haguruma)
A practice game with the strong team Osaka Kiryu. Miyuki and Furuya turn the course of the game their way by striking out the opposing Ace. After that, Sawamura inherits the momentum of that game for his first time pitching in a real game!! Sawamura pitches, feeling strongly that he wants Miyuki, who became his reason to enter Seido, to acknowledge his skill. But he realizes that the new task at hand is to show his definite growth on the mound…!![20]
8 16 November 2007[22] 978-4-06-363913-1[22] 6 February 2018[23] 978-1-64-212089-9[24]
Volume.8
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 058: "State of Emergency" ( (きん) (きゅう) () (たい) , Kinkyū jitai)
  • Chapter 059: "First-Year Representative" ( (ねん) (だい) (ひょう) , Ichinen daihyō)
  • Chapter 060: "Faithful Heart" ( (しん) じる (こころ) , Shinjiru kokoro)
  • Chapter 061: "Toward the Field of Dreams" ( (ゆめ) () (たい) , Yume no butai e)
  • Chapter 062: "First-Game Opponent" ( (しょ) (せん) (あい) () , Shosen no aite)
  • Chapter 063: "Carelessness is the Great Enemy" ( () (だん) (たい) (てき) , Yudantaiteki)
  • Chapter 064: "That Guy’s Got a Strong Arm" (その (おとこ) (ごう) (わん) につき, Sono otoko gōwan ni tsuki)
  • Chapter 065: "Time To Show Off" (アピールタイム, Apīrutaimu)
  • Chapter 066: "Tournament Debut" ( (こう) (しき) (せん) デビュー, Kōshiki-sen debyū)
The practice game on the final day of the training camp. Tanba’s demon pitch is chasing after them, now that he’s awoken as the true Ace!! But then he is unavoidably taken out of the game, leaving his team in complete disarray. In this emergency situation, the pressure is put on first-year Sawamura’s shoulders … Seido is in a crisis without their Ace. But summer waits for no one! Can this team weather this trial together?! Finally, the Koshien qualifying games begin!![23]
9 15 February 2008[25] 978-4-06-363951-3[25] 6 March 2018[26] 978-1-64-212150-6[27]
Volume.9
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 067: "Road" (ロード, Rōdo)
  • Chapter 068: "Starting March!?" ( (かい) (しん) (げき) !?, Kaishingeki!?)
  • Chapter 069: "Precision Instrument" ( (せい) (みつ) () (かい) , Seimitsu kikai)
  • Chapter 070: "It’s Summer, Right?" ( (なつ) なんだな, Natsuna ndana)
  • Chapter 071: "Across the Sea" ( (うみ) (わた) って, Umi o watatte)
  • Chapter 072: "You Scared?" (ビビってんのか?, Bibitten no ka?)
  • Chapter 073: "March for Match Four" ( (かい) (せん) (かい) (せん) , Yonkaisen kaisen)
  • Chapter 074: "Furuya Strategy Guide" ( (ふる) () (こう) (りゃく) , Furuya kōryaku)
  • Chapter 075: "ALIVE"
  • Chapter 075.5: Special "Upperclassmen and Underclassmen" ( (せん) (ぱい) (こう) (はい) , Senpai to kōhai)
Seido High School is betting their title as a famous school on the regional preliminaries for Koshien, even without their Ace! The tournament starts now!

In the first game, Furuya starts and Sawamura follows him up in his season game debut. The third-round game is also a total victory, and Seido’s tournament start is going great. However, their next opponent is Akikawa Academy, who have a pitcher with perfect control, Yang, also known as the Precise Machine! In the first inning, they bare their teeth and snap at Furuya’s weaknesses, using them to gain points!![26]

10 17 April 2008[28] 978-4-06-363973-5[28] 3 April 2018[29] 978-1-64-212181-0[30]
Volume.10
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 076: "Spark" (スパーク, Supāku)
  • Chapter 077: "Judge" (ジャッジ, Jajji)
  • Chapter 078: "Miracle Akikawa" (ミラクル (あき) (かわ) , Mirakuru Akikawa)
  • Chapter 079: "Don’t Want to Get Down" ( () りたくない, Oritakunai)
  • Chapter 080: "Relief" (リリーフ, Rirīfu)
  • Chapter 081: "I'm Not Running" ( () げねえぞ, Nigenē zo)
  • Chapter 082: "Turning the Tide" ( (はん) (げき) 狼煙 (のろし) , Hangeki no noroshi)
  • Chapter 083: "In Sync" (シンクロ, Shinkuro)
  • Chapter 084: "The Best Summer" ( (さい) (こう) (なつ) , Saikō no natsu)
Regional preliminary round 4. Akikawa Academy’s Ace, Yang, is coolly taking Seido apart! Seido regrettably lets Akikawa Academy gain points to start the game, and they’re sucked into their opponent’s rhythm. And then first pitcher Furuya reaches the end of his stamina under the hot rays of the summer sun … "I want to pitch until the end!" he thinks, responding to the cheers of his team with a burning tenacity. But then he hears a call for a pitcher change … ! To Furuya’s chagrin, it’s time for Sawamura to succeed him and take the stage!! Will this pitching change also change the flow of the game…?[29]
11 17 July 2008[31] 978-4-06-384012-4[31] 22 May 2018[32] 978-1-64-212239-8[33]
Volume.11
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 085: "Unnoticed" (ノーマーク, Nōmāku)
  • Chapter 086: "Explosive Trigger" ( () (ばく) (ざい) , Kibaku-zai)
  • Chapter 087: "Run Run Run"
  • Chapter 088: "Winner and Loser" ( (しょう) (しゃ) (はい) (しゃ) , Shōsha to haisha)
  • Chapter 089: "Who Will It Be Tomorrow?" (明日 (あした) はどっちだ!!, Ashita ha dotchi da! !)
  • Chapter 090: "Dark Horse" (ダークホース, Dāku hōsu)
  • Chapter 091: "Get Outta My Way" ( (じゃ) () すんじゃねぇ, Jama sun janē)
  • Chapter 092: "It’s Waiting…" ( () ってたんだよ, Matteta nda yo)
  • Chapter 093: "The Best Summer" (それぞれの (なつ) , Sorezore no natsu)
Finally, Precision Machine pitcher, Yang and Akikawa Academy’s deathmatch with Seido for the position in the best 8 of the tournament comes to its climax! They come to the seventh inning with neither side giving an inch… Seido, forced into a shutout, finally lets their maneuverability go free! Both teams strive for wins with their own important reasons in mind!! And at the same time, a dark horse that sends ripples through the tournament arises. Will the road to Koshien be enveloped by this new commotion?![32]
12 17 September 2008[34] 978-4-06-384040-7[34] 26 June 2018[35] 978-1-64-212276-3[36]
Volume.12
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 094: "Recapture The Feeling" ( (じっ) (せん) (かん) (かく) () (もど) , Jissen kankaku o torimodose)
  • Chapter 095: "Money Tree" ( (かね) のなる () , Kane no naruki)
  • Chapter 096: "Three Pitchers + The Ace" ( (とう) (しゅ) +エース, San tōshu + ēsu)
  • Chapter 097: "Preparations for War" ( (りん) (せん) (たい) (せい) , Rinsen taisei)
  • Chapter 098: "The Moment of Impact?" ( () () (がしら) , Deai ga shira?)
  • Chapter 099: "Reliable Upperclassmen" ( (たよ) れる (せん) (ぱい) (たち) , Tayoreru senpai-tachi)
  • Chapter 100: "Growth" ( (せい) (ちょう) , Seichō)
  • Chapter 101: "Glove" (グローブ, Gurōbu)
  • Chapter 102: "Potential" (ポテンシャル, Potensharu)
A team that made it to the spring tournament has been eliminated … A summer storm blows wildly! The eye of the tournament’s hurricane is Yakushi High’s super powerful batting lineup, with the first-year slugger, Raichi Todoroki as the fulcrum. Yakushi’s coach Todoroki also has a lot of strategies to shake up the opposite team. But Seido also has a total strategy for war, a powerful pitching relay to fight their enemy!! Will Seido’s pitching team be able to face Yakushi, the team with the momentum?![35]
13 17 November 2008[37] 978-4-06-384064-3[37] 24 July 2018[38] 978-1-64-212277-0[39]
Volume.13
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 103: "Head-to-Head Fight" ( (まっ) (こう) (しょう) () , Makkō shōbu)
  • Chapter 104: "Ace Takes The Stage" (エース (とう) (じょう) , Ēsu tōjō)
  • Chapter 105: "Cutter" (カッター, Kattā)
  • Chapter 106: "Keep Moving Forward" ( (ぜん) (しん) あるのみ, Zenshin aru nomi)
  • Chapter 107: "Yesterday And Today" (昨日 (きのう) 今日 (きょう) の‥‥, Kinō kyō no‥)
  • Chapter 108: "Responsibility" ( (せき) (にん) (かん) , Sekinin-kan)
  • Chapter 109: "BURST"
  • Chapter 110: "Dark Clouds" ( (あん) (うん) , An'un)
  • Chapter 111: "Seesawing" ( (いっ) (しん) (いっ) 退 (たい) , Isshin ittai)
It’s the quarterfinals, Seido versus Yakushi. The opening moves have Furuya and Sawamura performing a perfect aggressive pitching relay, and things are going at Seido’s pace with a complete shutout against Yakushi’s powerful batting lineup! However, when Yakushi’s ace, Sanada, gets up on the mound, the game hits a stalemate. Yakushi’s batting lineup could explode with hits at any time, and how will Sawamura withstand his head-to-head with the monster slugger, Raichi Todoroki?![38]
14 14 February 2009[40] 978-4-06-384097-1[40] 28 August 2018[41] 978-1-64-212307-4[42]
Volume.14
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 112: "Their Respective Parts" (それぞれ (やく) (わり) , Sorezore yakuwari)
  • Chapter 113: "Give And Take" ( (おう) (しゅう) , Ōshū)
  • Chapter 114: "The First Pitch" ( (しょ) (きゅう) , Shokyū)
  • Chapter 115: "Self-Awareness" ( () (かく) , Jikaku)
  • Chapter 116: "Shouldering Expectations" ( () (たい) () () って, Kitai o seotte)
  • Chapter 117: "Until The Time Is Right" ( (まん) () して, Man o jishite)
  • Chapter 118: "Ace In The Hole" ( () (ふだ) , Kirifuda)
  • Chapter 119: "Last Pitch" (ラストボール, Rasutobōru)
  • Chapter 120: "Facing Tomorrow" (明日 (あした) () かって, Ashita ni mukatte)
A pitcher’s battle! A hitter’s battle! The heated battle against Yakushi comes to its final curtain! The offensive pitcher’s relay of Furuya, Sawamura, and then Kawakami has left Seido with a two run lead with two innings remaining. However, the strong batting lineup at Yakushi continues their fierce assault … ! When they get into a dangerous situation, where one hit means a tie game, it’s finally time for Tanba to step onto the stage! With the Ace’s return, the battle for the best four comes to its climax!![41]
15 17 April 2009[43] 978-4-06-384121-3[43] 25 September 2018[44] 978-1-64-212418-7[45]
Volume.15
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 121: "It's Not Like You" (らしくねぇな?, Rashikunee na?)
  • Chapter 122: "Spark" ( () (ばな) , Hibana)
  • Chapter 123: "Hope There's No Screw-ups" ( (ぼん) ミスの () いように‥‥, Bon misu no nai yō ni‥‥)
  • Chapter 124: "Can’t Trust Ya" ( (しん) (ょう) せえへん, Shin'yō se ehen)
  • Chapter 125: "Reliable" ( (けん) (じつ) , Kenjitsu)
  • Chapter 126: "Omen" ( (ちょう) (こう) , Chōkō)
  • Chapter 127: "Aggressive" (アグレッシブ, Aguresshibu)
  • Chapter 128: "Lucky Boy" (ラッキーボーイ, Rakkī bōi)
  • Chapter 129: "Revenge" (リベンジ, Ribenji)
They’ve made it to the final four in the district tournament! And now they head to Jinguu, where they are just two games away from the field of dreams … !! Their next opponent: Sensen Academy, led by a commander with a long and illustrious record of service, and their pitcher "Colossus" Maki, who bears an uncommon grudge against Seido for overlooking him. Will they be able to overcome this huge wall and make it further into the tournament?![44]
16 17 June 2009[46] 978-4-06-384147-3[46] 23 October 2018[47] 978-1-64-212461-3[48]
Volume.16
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 130: "Unshakeable" ( () るぎなく, Yuruginaku)
  • Chapter 131: "Invisible Wall" ( () えない () , Mienai kabe)
  • Chapter 132: "Winning Pitch" ( () (だま) , Kime dama)
  • Chapter 133: "Not Yet" (まだまだや‥‥, Madamada ya‥)
  • Chapter 134: "The Favorite" ( (ほん) (めい) , Honmei)
  • Chapter 135: "Pipe Dream" ( (ゆめ) (もの) (がたり) , Yume monogatari)
  • Chapter 136': "Wisdom of The Mound" (マウンドの (こころ) 得え ({{{2}}}) , Maundo no kokoroe)
  • Chapter 137: "Inimitale Perseverence" ( (けん) (にん) () (ばつ) , Kennin fubatsu)
  • Chapter 138: "Sakura Wilts" (サクラチル‥‥, Sakura chiru‥)
The semifinals between Seido and Sensen Academy has entered its middle stage, and Sawamura returns to the mound, trying to make up for the shame of having been kicked off the mound in their game against Yakushi! However, Sensen’s Coach Ugai’s strategy manages to shake him up, and suddenly its a tie game! Not to mention that the Colossus Maki, burning with tenacity, is now up to bat! Seido vs. Sensen Academy comes to its great climax!![47]
17 17 August 2009[49] 978-4-06-384172-5[49] 27 November 2018[50] 978-1-64-212462-0[51]
Volume.17
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 139: "What Lies Beyond" (その (さき) にあるもの‥‥, Sono saki ni aru mono‥‥)
  • Chapter 140: "Fuse" ( (どう) () (せん) , Dōka sen)
  • Chapter 141: "At the Dorm..." ( (りょう) にて‥‥, Ryō ni te‥)
  • Chapter 142: "Reason" ( () (ゆう) , Riyū)
  • Chapter 143: "Declaration of Intent" ( (けつ) () (ひょう) (めい) , Ketsui hyōmei)
  • Chapter 144: "A Familiar Face" ( (なつ) かしい (かお) , Natsukashī kao)
  • Chapter 145: "Degree of Completion" ( (かん) (せい) () , Kansei-do)
  • Chapter 146: "Our Tomorrow" ( (おれ) (たち) 明日 (あした) , Oretachi no ashita)
  • Chapter 147: "Footprints to The Future" (明日 (あした) への (あし) (あと) , Ashita e no ashi ato)
Seido High has managed to make it into the Tokyo Area National Baseball Finals, and their opponent is Inajitsu Industrial, the team possessed of the absolute pitching Ace, Mei Narumiya. How will Sawamura and his team take up arms against a school famous for the best facilities and environment to mold talent to its greatest heights … ?! Just one more game until that field of dreams … ! They’ve put more sweat, experience, and effort into this than anyone else! It’s just before the finals, and Seido and Inajitsu Industrial are both pushing their fighting spirit to the limit!![50]
18 17 November 2009[52] 978-4-06-384210-4[52] 25 December 2018[53] 978-1-64-212503-0[54]
Volume.18
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 148: "The Night Before" ( (ぜん) () , Zenya)
  • Chapter 149: "Line Up" ( (なら) () , Narabitatsu)
  • Chapter 150: "Mobility" ( () (どう) (りょく) , Kidōryoku)
  • Chapter 151: "Sucker Punch" ( (せん) (せい) パンチ, Sensei panchi)
  • Chapter 152: "The Pitch I Was After" ( (ねら) (だま) , Nerai dama)
  • Chapter 153: "Storm" (ストーム, Sutōmu)
  • Chapter 154: "Crackling" (バッチバチ, Batchi batchi)
  • Chapter 155: "Changing Gears" (ギアチェンジ, Gia chenji)
  • Chapter 156: "MGP"
The final game of the West Tokyo Qualifying tournament is beginning! Seido has the first offensive, and they’re up against Inajitsu’s Ace Mei Narumiya, who has not yet given up a single point in the tournament. They have to play baseball beyond anything they’ve played so far. Furuya, as the starter, overwhelms Inajitsu’s batting lineup with his incredibly fast pitches. At the opening of the game, we plunge into a breathtaking pitcher’s battle: Narumiya vs. Furuya … ! The finals of the qualifying tournament: Seido vs. Inajitsu is finally beginning! It’ll be a breathtaking pitcher’s battle from the very start.[53]
19 15 January 2010[55] 978-4-06-384232-6[55] 22 January 2019[56] 978-1-64-212605-1[57]
Volume.19
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 157: "As the Clean-up" ( (ばん) として, Yonban toshite)
  • Chapter 158: "Frustrated, Huh?" (くやしいか?, Kuyashī ka?)
  • Chapter 159: "Baton" (バトン, Baton)
  • Chapter 160: "Lifeline" ( (せい) (めい) (せん) , Seimei-sen)
  • Chapter 161: "Retrospection" ( (かい) () , Kaiko)
  • Chapter 162: "Light..." ( (ひかり) , Hikari)
  • Chapter 163: "Irritation" ( (いら) () , Iradachi)
  • Chapter 164: "Between Shortstop and Second" ( () (ゆう) (かん) , Niyūkan no)
  • Chapter 165: "Bit-by-Bit" (ジワジワと, Jiwajiwa to)
At the opening of the final game between Seido and Inajitsu, absolute Ace Narumiya can’t get a strategy together for Seido. Starter Furuya also lets a hit from Inajitsu’s Harada through and loses points. Entering the fifth inning, Seido’s Ace Tanba hits the mound!! Will Seido’s lifeline, the pitching succession strategy succeed here or…?! The finale of the West Tokyo Qualifying tournament enters its tense midgame… [56]
20 17 March 2010[58] 978-4-06-384265-4[58] 26 February 2019[59] 978-1-64-212626-6[60]
Volume.20
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 166: "Limit" (リミット, Rimitto)
  • Chapter 167: "One More Time" (もう (いち) () , Mōichido)
  • Chapter 168: "Which One?" (どっちなんだよ, Docchinanda yo)
  • Chapter 169: "Resolve" ( (けつ) (だん) , Ketsudan)
  • Chapter 170: "Opportunity Knocks" ( (チャ) (ンス) (とう) (らい) , Chansu tōrai)
  • Chapter 171: "The Underclassmen" ( (こう) (はい) (たち) , Kōhai-tachi)
  • Chapter 172: "Hero" (ヒーロー, Hīrō)
  • Chapter 173: "The Man Who Hits Forward" ( (まえ) () (おとこ) , Mae o utsu otoko)
  • Chapter 174: "Stubbornness and Pride" ( () () とか (ほこ) りとか, Iji to ka hokori to ka)
The battle for the Tokyo Area Tournament is fierce. It’s been eight innings of fierce battle, where one single play can change the flow of the game. Inajitsu’s Ace and Seido’s cleanup face off, and Sawamura uses his hottest pitch with some new types of pitching mixed in. Neither side will give in as the battle unfolds! And now we enter the final inning … The final attack and defense begins, with the ticket to Koshien on the line![59]
21 17 May 2010[61] 978-4-06-384295-1[61] 26 March 2019[62] 978-1-64-212695-2[63]
Volume.21
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 175: "From Here On Out" (その (さき) , Sono saki ni)
  • Chapter 176: "I Don't Remember" ( (おぼ) えてない, Oboetenai)
  • Chapter 177: "Unstable Point" ( () (あん) (よう) () , Fuan yōso)
  • Chapter 178: "Not Afraid of Anything" ( (こわ) いもの () らず, Kowaimono shirazu)
  • Chapter 179: "Fever and Force" ( (ねつ) (いきお) , Netsu to ikioi)
  • Chapter 180: "The Lonely Sun" ( () (どく) (たい) (よう) , Kodoku na taiyō)
  • Chapter 181: "At A Standstill" ( () まったまま, Tomatta mama)
  • Chapter 182: "Final Battle" ( (さい) (しゅう) (けっ) (せん) , Saishū kessen)
  • Chapter 183: "Persistence" ( (しゅう) (ねん) , Shūnen)
The battle for the Tokyo Area Tournament is fierce. It’s been eight innings ofbattle, when one single play can change the flow of the game. Inajitsu’s Ace and Seido’s cleanup face off, and Sawamura uses his hottest pitch with some new types of pitching mixed in. Neither side will give in as the battle unfolds! And now we enter the final inning… The final attack and defense begins, with the ticket to Koshien on the line![62]
22 17 August 2010[64] 978-4-06-384345-3[64] 23 April 2019[65] 978-1-64-212785-0[66]
Volume.22
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 184: "Countdown" (カウントダウン, Kauntodaun)
  • Chapter 185: "Roar" ( (ほう) (こう) , Hōkō)
  • Chapter 186: "Aftermath" ( () () , Yoha)
  • Chapter 187: "Crossroads" ( (わか) (みち) , Wakare michi)
  • Chapter 188: "Crunch Time" ( (てん) (のう) (ざん) , Ten'nōzan)
  • Chapter 189: "cross"
  • Chapter 190: "With Delight" ( (かん) () , Kankito)
  • Chapter 191: "Echo" ( (ざん) (きょう) , Zankyō)
  • Chapter 192: "Real Feeling" ( (じっ) (かん) , Jikkan)
The West Tokyo Tournament is a ruthless competition. It’s the bottom of the 9th, Seido’s last defense. Even with their one point lead, the last out seems like it’s miles and miles away … Sawamura’s powers of concentration and the pressure on him both reach their zenith…! We finally come to the last plays in this ongoing brutal competition!! With their final efforts expended, who will end up getting the ticket to compete on the field of dreams at Koshien … Seido? Or could it be … Inashiro Industrial?![65]
23 15 October 2010[67] 978-4-06-384378-1[67] 13 August 2019[68] 978-1-64-212981-6[69]
Volume.23
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 193: "Our Generation" ( (おれ) (たち) (だい) , Oretachi no dai)
  • Chapter 194: "Proclamation" ( (せん) (げん) , Sengen)
  • Chapter 195: "The Next Captain" ( () () キャプテン, Jiki kyaputen)
  • Chapter 196: "Restart" (リスタート, Risutāto)
  • Chapter 197: "Duty and Obligation" ( (せき) (にん) 使 () (めい) , Sekinin to shimei)
  • Chapter 198: "With All Our Expectations" ( () (たい) () めて, Kitai o komete)
  • Chapter 199: "A Sunny Place" ( () () たる () (しょ) , Hi no ataru basho)
  • Chapter 200: "Gotta Get Serious" ( (ほん) () じゃなきゃ, Honki janakya)
  • Chapter 201: "I Dunno" ( () らねーよ, Shiranee yo)
Their dreams were interrupted at Meiji Jingu… Seido’s team members have sunk to the depths of despair after suffering defeat in the finals match. The wounds left by their defeat are deep, but they can’t stand still!! Their dependable third-years have now retired. It’s finally their turn! The reborn Seido High School baseball club now begins…[68]
24 17 December 2010[70] 978-4-06-384415-3[70] 14 January 2020[71] 978-1-64-659205-0[72]
Volume.24
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 202: "To the Top" ( (ちょう) (てん) , Chōten e)
  • Chapter 203: "Outsider" (よそ (もの) , Yosomono)
  • Chapter 204: "Behind Closed Doors" ( (すい) (めん) () , Suimenka)
  • Chapter 205: "The Missing Piece" ( () りない (なに) , Tarinai nanika)
  • Chapter 206: "Inspiration" ( (はっ) (ぷん) (ざい) (りょう) , Happun zairyō)
  • Chapter 207: "A Greeting" (ごあいさつ, Go aisatsu)
  • Chapter 208: "In Front of Third" (サードの (まえ) , Sādo no mae)
  • Chapter 209: "Monster's Request" ( (かい) (ぶつ) (よう) (ぼう) , Kaibutsu no yōbō)
  • Chapter 210: "Stairway" ( (かい) (だん) , Kaidan)
Seido’s players devote themselves to grueling daily practices. First-year Tojo tries to distinguish himself and raise the team’s morale, but the results of the practice games are not up to snuff. Then, the super high school level slugger Raichi Todoroki and his Yakushi high school team are chosen for a practice match! A serious game to test the abilities of the new team has now begun!![71]
25 17 March 2011[73] 978-4-06-384458-0[73] 31 March 2020[74] 978-1-64-659275-3[75]
Volume.25
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 211: "Ability" (アビリティ, Abiriti)
  • Chapter 212: "A Question of Merit" ( (しん) () () , Shinka o tou)
  • Chapter 213: "Going Wild" ( (あば) れだす, Abaredasu)
  • Chapter 214: "A Kid with Lots of Spunk" ( () (つよ) いのがもう (いつ) (びき) , Ki no tsuyoi no ga mō itsubiki)
  • Chapter 215: "Fight or Flight" (やるか () げるか, Yaru ka nigeru ka)
  • Chapter 216: "No Control"
  • Chapter 217: "Internal Matters" ( (うち) なる‥‥, Uchinaru‥‥)
  • Chapter 218: "Next Stage"
  • Chapter 219: "The Road Goes On..."
The newly-reborn Seido team is put to the test against the National-caliber Yakushi team. Starting pitcher Furuya throws one powerful pitch after another, with his eyes fixed on the Ace number. The quiet monster's overwhelming tenacity brings him to a new level! Could a new rival's appearance finally spur Sawamura on to become the Ace of Seido?! With the pressure mounting, Sawamura turns to the mound…![74]
26 17 May 2011[76] 978-4-06-384488-7[76] 12 May 2020[77] 978-1-64-659358-3[77]
Volume.26
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 220: "Beneath the September Sky" (9月の空の下)
  • Chapter 221: "Progress"
  • Chapter 222: "Gravity" ( (いん) } (りょく) , Inryoku)
  • Chapter 223: "Thrown Away" (すてごま, Sutegoma)
  • Chapter 224: "The Final Lesson" ( (さい) () (おし) , Saigo no oshie)
  • Chapter 225: "Pitfall" ( () とし (あな) , Otoshiana)
  • Chapter 226: "Lightning" (カミナリ, Kaminari)
  • Chapter 227: "Comeback" (カムバック, Kamubakku)
  • Chapter 228: "The Upperclassmen" (先輩達, Senpai-tachi)
The newly-reborn Seido team is put to the test against the National-caliber Yakushi team. Starting pitcher Furuya throws one powerful pitch after another, with his eyes fixed on the Ace number. The quiet monster's overwhelming tenacity brings him to a new level! Could a new rival's appearance finally spur Sawamura on to become the Ace of Seido?! With the pressure mounting, Sawamura turns to the mound…![77]
27 17 August 2011[78] 978-4-06-384534-1[78] 14 July 2020[79] 978-1-64-659615-7[80]
Volume.27
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 229: "Visualization" (イメージ, Imēji)
  • Chapter 230: "Inheritance" ( (けい) (しょう) , Keishō)
  • Chapter 231: "Guideposts" ( (みち) しるべ, Michishirube)
  • Chapter 232: "SHINE ON"
  • Chapter 233: "Just do it"
  • Chapter 234: "Not Useless" ( (なん) にもできないワケじゃない, Nanni mo dekinai wake janai)
  • Chapter 235: "Into My Fingertips..." ( (ゆび) (さき) から...., Yubisaki kara....)
  • Chapter 236: "Bonds" ( (きずな) , Kizuna)
  • Chapter 237: "The Tournament" (トーナメント, Tōnamento)
Shortly before the Fall Tournament, the retired third-year players demand that the graduating player exhibition match be held immediately. There are certain feelings these experienced players wish to convey to their juniors… feelings that can only be conveyed in a serious game! Can Sawamura and the others send them off satisfied?! The junior-senior exhibition match begins now![79]
28 17 October 2011[81] 978-4-06-384564-8[81] 8 September 2020[82] 978-1-64-659692-8[82]
Volume.28
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 238: "My Generation" (この () (だい) , Kono sedai)
  • Chapter 239: "Stumbling Blindly" ( (つまず) きながら, Tsumazukinagara)
  • Chapter 240: "Another Dimension" ( (べつ) () (げん) , Betsujigen)
  • Chapter 241: "Almost As If" (それはまるで…, Sore wa maru de..,)
  • Chapter 242: "The Resukts of Summer" ( (なつ) () , Natsu o hete)
  • Chapter 243: "The Key Person" (キーマン, Kīman)
  • Chapter 244: "A New Enemy" ( (あら) たな (てき) , Arata na teki)
  • Chapter 245: "The Cold Rain" ( (つめ) たい (あめ) , Tsumetai ame)
  • Chapter 246: "After Resuming Play" ( (さい) (かい) () , Saikai-go)
The bracket stage of the Fall Tournament is finally here! The winning team will be seeded into next year's Spring Koshien. But Seido's first round opponent is previous National Champion Teito High, aka the Unconquered Legion! Teito's ace pitcher is a first year who can see into another dimension: Taiyo Mukai! Furuya engages Mukai in a fierce pitchers' battle, but will the endless rain wash away Seido's chances of victory?![82]
29 16 December 2011[83] 978-4-06-384598-3[83] 10 November 2020[84] 978-1-64-659798-7[84]
Volume.29
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 247: "On & Off" (ONとOFF, ON to OFF)
  • Chapter 248: "OUT OF ORDER"
  • Chapter 249: "Proof" ( (しょう) (めい) , Shōmei)
  • Chapter 250: "Fangs" ( (きば) , Kiba)
  • Chapter 251: "The Sound of Rain" ( (あめ) () , Ame ga naru)
  • Chapter 252: "Where We Are" ( (げん) (ざい) () , Genzaichi)
  • Chapter 253: "Don't Give Up Yet" ( (あきら) めてねぇよ, Akirametenee yo)
  • Chapter 254: "Game Theory" ( (しょう) () (ろん) , Shōbu-ron)
  • Chapter 255: "The Script" ( (すじ) () , Sujigaki)
  • Chapter 256: "A Sight for Sore Eyes" ( () (しき) , Keshiki)
Seido High has put all their hopes towards winning the Fall Tournament, which will give them a ticket straight to next year's Koshien. But their first round opponent is powerhouse East Division school Teito! The torrential rains interrupt the tense pitcher's duel between Seido's Furuya and Teito's Mukai, but after an extended break, the game resumes… and Teito capitalizes on Furuya's loss of focus to score the first run! Can Seido clear the dark cloud of that mistake away in time to make a comeback victory?![84]
30 16 March 2012[85] 978-4-06-384643-0[85] 12 January 2021[86] 978-1-64-659907-3[86]
Volume.30
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 257: "One Way to Win" ( (ひと) つの (しょう) (いん) , Hitotsu no shōin)
  • Chapter 258: "Monolith" ( (いち) (まい) (いわ) , Ichimaiiwa)
  • Chapter 259: "Our Path" ( () (みち) , Wa ga michi)
  • Chapter 260: "Forwards or Backwards" ( (ぜん) (しん) (こう) 退 (たい) , Zenshin ka kōtai ka)
  • Chapter 261: "You Really Threw It" ( () げたよな, Nageta yo na)
  • Chapter 262: "The Big Inning" (ビッグイニング, Bigguiningu)
  • Chapter 263: "From the Gut" ( (はら) (そこ) から, Hara no soko kara)
  • Chapter 264: "Blossom" ( (はな) , Hana)
  • Chapter 265: "The Starting Line" (スタートライン, Sutāto rain)
Seido has defeated powerhouse school Teito in round one of the Fall Tournament, and the new Seido team is finally coming together and growing in ways only rivals striving for the top can do. They set their sights on their predicted third round opponent—Inajitsu, who defeated them during the Summer finals—and vow to have their revenge! The Seido team is united in purpose like never before!
31 17 May 2012[87] 978-4-06-384672-0[87] 9 March 2021[88] 978-1-64-659998-1[88]
Volume.31
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 266: "A Big Upset" ( () (こく) (じょう) , Gekokujō)
  • Chapter 267: "Open Your Eyes" ( () () ませ, Me o samase)
  • Chapter 268: "The Ace's Duty" (使 () (めい) という () , Shimei to iu na no)
  • Chapter 269: "Self-Destruct" ( () (かい) , Jikai)
  • Chapter 270: "Unacceptable" ( (なっ) (とく) いかねえ, Nattoku ikanē)
  • Chapter 271: "Underdog" (挑戦者 (チャレンジャー) , charenjā))
  • Chapter 272: "Fissure" ( () (れつ) , Kiretsu)
  • Chapter 273: "The Setup" (セットアップ, Settoappu)
  • Chapter 274: "A Piercing Glare" ( (がん) (こう) , Gankō)
After vowing revenge on their rival team, Inajitsu, in the following round, Seido easily defeats Nanamori and advances in the Fall Tournament. However, Inajitsu struggles against their own second round opponent, Ugumori, whose ace pitcher, Umemiya, pins them down with his tenacious pitching arm and an aggressive offense. Perhaps…[88]
32 17 August 2012[89] 978-4-06-384704-8[89] 11 May 2021[90] 978-1-63-699092-7[90]
Volume.32
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 275: "Resonance" ( (きょう) (めい) , Kyōmei)
  • Chapter 276: "What We Carry" ( () () うモノ, Seou mono)
  • Chapter 277: "A Foul Mood" ( () くないムード, Yokunai mūdo)
  • Chapter 278: "Key Player" ( (にょう) (ぼう) (やく) , Nyōbō-yaku)
  • Chapter 279: "On The Attack" (アタック, Atakku)
  • Chapter 280: "Indifferent" ( (たん) (たん) , Tantanto)
  • Chapter 281: "It's Easy to Give Up" ( (あきら) めるのは (かん) (たん) , Akirameru no wa kantanda)
  • Chapter 282: "Our Part" ( (やく) (わり) , Yakuwari)
  • Chapter 283: "Chain Reaction" ( (れん) () (はん) (おう) , Rensa han'nō)
It's the third round of the Fall Tournament, whose winner gets a ticket to the next Spring Koshien. Seido's opponent none other than Ugumori High, the team that defeated their rival Inajitsu in a drawn-out fight! Ugumori's ace pitcher Umemiya drives them hard to strike directly at Furuya where it hurts! Can he maintain confidence in the face of Umemiya's indomitable spirit?![90]
33 17 October 2012[91] 978-4-06-384748-2[91] 13 July 2021[92] 978-1-63-699218-1[92]
Volume.33
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 284: "Good Enough for Me" (それだけで (じゅう) (ぶん) , Sore dakede jūbunda)
  • Chapter 285: "Unreasonable" ( () (くつ) じゃねぇ, Rikutsu janee)
  • Chapter 286: "Tightly-held Pride" ( (まも) () いた誇り (プライド) , Mamorinuita puraido)
  • Chapter 287: "Heroes and Villains" ( (わる) (もの) (わる) (もの) らしく, Warumono wa warumonorashiku)
  • Chapter 288: "Confrontation" ( (たい) () , Taiji)
  • Chapter 289: "The Enemy Within" ( (うち) なる (てき) () (まえ) (てき) , Uchinaru teki, Me no mae no teki)
  • Chapter 290: "All Out" ( (ぜん) (りょく) (しょう) (ねん) , Zenryoku shōnen)
  • Chapter 291: "Cutthroat Competition" ( () (きょう) なき (ちょう) (せん) , Dakyō naki chōsen)
  • Chapter 292: "A Smouldering Flame" ( (くすぶ) () (だね) , Kusuburu hidane)
“Giving up is the easiest and most boring way out!”

Furuya faces a brutal assault by Ugumori High, spearheaded by indomitable ace pitcher Umemiya. As Seido’s lead narrows, the entire stadium begins to cheer for an Ugumori come-from-behind victory. But neither team is ready to give up a chance at Koshien! With the entire crowd against them, will Coach Kataoka be able to guide Seido to victory?![92]

34 17 December 2012[93] 978-4-06-384781-9[93] 14 September 2021[94] 978-1-63-699353-9[94]
Volume.34
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 293: "Former Path, Future Path" (かつての (みち) これからの (みち) , Katsute no michi korekara no michi)
  • Chapter 294: "Withdrawal" ( () (だつ) , Ridatsu)
  • Chapter 295: "Is That How You Really Feel?" ( (ほん) () () ってるのか?, Honki de itteru no ka?)
  • Chapter 296: "I Look Up As I Walk" ( (うえ) () いて (てる) こう, Uewomuitearukō)
  • Chapter 297: "Not Enough" (まだ () りねぇ, Mada tarinee)
  • Chapter 298: "The Devil's Whispers" ( (あく) () のささやき?, Akuma no sasayaki?)
  • Chapter 299: "A Stopgap Solution" ( () () () , Tsukeyakiba)
  • Chapter 300: "An Original Pitch" (オリジナル, Orijinaru)
  • Chapter 301: "Sudden Debut" (ぶっつけ (ほん) (ばん) , Buttsuke honban)
Seido has passed the third round of the Fall tournament. But with the quarterfinals only a week away, Furuya faces an injury that might leave him unable to play! What is necessary for the team to advance? And what is Sawamura lacking as a pitcher? Could this be the major shake-up Seido needs to win the tournament and move on to Koshien?![94]
35 15 March 2013[95] 978-4-06-384827-4[95] 9 November 2021[96] 978-1-63-699459-8[96]
Volume.35
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 302: "Unveiling" ( (はつ) () (ろう) , Hatsu hirō)
  • Chapter 303: "Advancement" ( (あゆ) , Ayumi)
  • Chapter 304: "Percentile" ( (へん) () () , Hensa-chi)
  • Chapter 305: "Clues" ( (いと) (ぐち) , Itoguchi)
  • Chapter 306: "The Audience's Understanding" (スタンドの () (のう) , Sutando no zunō)
  • Chapter 307: "Boss Monster" (ボスゴリ, Bosugori)
  • Chapter 308: "Making a Choice"
  • Chapter 309: "A Question of Thrust" ( (たよ) りになるとな?, Tayorininaru to na?)
  • Chapter 310: "Throbbing" ( (やく) (どう) , Yakudō)
The Seido-Ohya game begins to determine which team will move on to the semifinals. Because Furuya is injured and can't play, the starting pitcher is… Sawamura! But can he really make use of an off-speed pitch he learned less than a week ago against a team of the smartest and slyest players Seido has ever faced?![96]
36 17 May 2013[97] 978-4-06-384864-9[97] 8 March 2022[98] 978-1-63-699651-6[98]
Volume.36
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 311: "Synergy" ( (そう) (じょう) (こう) () , Sōjō kōka)
  • Chapter 312: "Kindness for the Loser" ( (はい) (しゃ) (べん) , Haisha no ben)
  • Chapter 313: "Show Some Determination" ( () () (しめ) , Ishi o shimese)
  • Chapter 314: "The Final Four" ( (きょう) , Yon kyō)
  • Chapter 315: "Upstart Underclassman" ( (なま) () () (こう) (はい) , Namaikina kōhai)
  • Chapter 316: "A Common Goal" ( (おな) (もく) (てき) , Onaji mokuteki)
  • Chapter 317: "An Innocent Proposition" ( (しん) (げん) , Shingen)
  • Chapter 318: "King of the Bullpen" (ブルペンの (ぬし) , Burupen no nushi)
  • Chapter 319: "A Formidable Opponent" ( () (ごわ) (あい) () , Tegowai aite)
  • Chapter 319.5: Special "Outrun" ()
The game against Ohya to determine which team will advance to the semifinals continues. Starting pitcher Sawamura has used his new changeup pitch well, but Ohya isn't going to rest easy in the back half! Can Sawamura rise to the expectations of his teammates and carry them through by pitching a full game?!
37 16 August 2013[99] 978-4-06-394910-0[99] 10 May 2022[100] 978-1-68-491166-0[100]
Volume.37
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 320: "Pride of the Reserves" ( (ひか) えの () () , Hikae no iji)
  • Chapter 321: "Probing" ( (さぐ) () , Saguri ai)
  • Chapter 322: "Pupil" ( (おし) () , Oshiego)
  • Chapter 323: "Brand-New Style" ( (あたら) しいスタイル, Atarashī sutairu)
  • Chapter 324: "Remember"
  • Chapter 325: "A Message" (メッセージ, Messēji)
  • Chapter 326: "A Debt to Settle" ( (せい) (さん) , Seisan)
  • Chapter 327: "The Team's Condition" (チームの () (じょう) , Chīmu no jijō)
  • Chapter 327.5: Special "Face"
  • Chapter 328: "The Champion's Cry" ( (おお) (じゃ) () (ごえ) , Ōja no kakegoe)
The fall tournament has finally progressed to the semifinals! Rivalries are hot as the players vie to decide the lineup for the next two games in a starters-versus-reserves scrimmage! Sawamura shows just how much he's developed as a player by leading the second stringers. Can the pride of the regulars hold fast against the spirit of the second string?![100]
38 17 October 2013[101] 978-4-06-394943-8[101] 12 July 2022[102] 978-1-68-491344-2[102]
Volume.38
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 329: "Down Deep" ( (はら) (そこ) , Hara no soko)
  • Chapter 330: "Shaping Up" (いい (かたち) , Ī katachi)
  • Chapter 331: "A Mature Admission" (大人 (おとな) , Otona no)
  • Chapter 332: "Him" ( (かれ) , Kare)
  • Chapter 333: "Intimidation" ( () (あつ) , Iatsu)
  • Chapter 334: "Covering" (カバーリング, Kabāringu)
  • Chapter 335: "Encounter" ( () () (がしら) , Deaigashira)
  • Chapter 336: "Title" ( (しょう) (ごう) , Shōgō)
  • Chapter 337: "Bud" ( () () , Mebae)
  • Chapter 338: "Those Who Overcome" ( (とっ) () (もの) , Toppa mono)
The semifinals of the Fall Tournament have finally begun! Seido's opponent is none other than the fearsome hard-swinging Seiko Academy! And their starting pitcher is Furuya, well on his way to understanding what a true ace pitcher is! It's the monster batters against the cannonball pitcher to decide who advances to the finals![102]
39 17 December 2013[103] 978-4-06-394984-1[103] 13 September 2022[104] 978-1-68-491431-9[104]
39
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 339: "Instinct" ( (ほん) (のう) , Honnō)
  • Chapter 340: "I Can't Lose" ( () けられねぇんだよ, Make rarenē nda yo)
  • Chapter 341: "Batter's Delight" ( () (しゃ) (はな) , Dasha no hana)
  • Chapter 342: "Determination" ( () 退 (たい) (てん) , Futaiten)
  • Chapter 343: "Field of View" ( () (かい) , Shikai)
  • Chapter 344: "New Ground" ( (しん) (きょう) () , Shin kyōchi)
  • Chapter 345: "Test of Endurance" ( (こん) くらべ, Ne kurabe)
  • Chapter 346: "Guardian Deity" ( (しゅ) () (じん) , Shugojin)
  • Chapter 347: "The Flipsipe of Stupidity" (バカの () こう (がわ) , Baka no mukō-gawa)
It's the semifinal round of the Fall Tournament! Seido takes the lead against Seiko Academy—until Seido's starting pitcher, Furuya, injures his right foot! Seiko wastes no time taking advantage, and their powerful batters quickly turn up the heat! Which team will advance to the final round?![104]
40 17 March 2014[105] 978-4-06-395025-0[105] 8 November 2022[106] 978-1-68-491534-7[106]
Vol.40
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 348: "The Tenth Man" (10 (ばん) () (おとこ) , Ju-banme no otoko)
  • Chapter 349: "Longing" ( (かつ) (ぼう) , Katsubō)
  • Chapter 350: "The World Ahead" (その (さき) () (かい) , Sono saki no sekai)
  • Chapter 351: "What Began in Summer" ( (なつ) (つづ) , Natsu no tsudzuki)
  • Chapter 352: "Strength's Proof" ( (つよ) さの (しょう) (めい) , Tsuyosa no shōmei)
  • Chapter 353: "Fierce Pride" ( (はげ) しく (たか) ぶる, Hageshiku takaburu)
  • Chapter 354: "The Unbelievable" (マジな (やつ) , Majina yatsu)
  • Chapter 355: "Burning Hot" (ヒリヒリ, Hirihiri)
  • Chapter 356: "The Pride of the Ace" (エースの (きょう) () , Esu no kyouji)
The semifinal match of the fall tournament has gone into extra innings! Seiko's rising star pitcher, Ogawa, has declared total war on Seido! His strength has only increased since he stepped onto the mound...The curtain rises on the tenth inning with neither team ready to admit defeat![106]
41 16 May 2014[107] 978-4-06-395079-3[107] 10 January 2023[108] 978-1-68-491634-4[108]
Volume.41
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 357: "Who You Callin' 'Appetizer'?" ( (だれ) (ぜん) () だ!, Dare ga zenza da!)
  • Chapter 358: "Alternatives" ( (せん) (たく) () , Sentakushi)
  • Chapter 359: "Relying on Instincts" ( (ほん) (のう) のままに, Honnō no mama ni)
  • Chapter 360: "Equally Hungry" ( (ごう) (よく) (たぐ) , Gōyoku no tagui)
  • Chapter 361: "The Miracle Pitch" ( () (いっ) (きゅう) , Ma no ichikyū)
  • Chapter 362: "Someone's Influence" ( (だれ) かの (えい) (きょう) , Dareka no eikyō)
  • Chapter 363: "My Own Two Feet" (この (あし) , Kono ashi de)
  • Chapter 364: "To Cheer You On" (エールに () まってんだろ, Ēru ni kimatte ndaro)
  • Chapter 365: "Burdened with Hopes" ( () (たい) () () って, Kitai o seotte)
The second game of the fall tournament semifinals is Ichidaisan High against Yakushi High. Ichidaisan takes an early lead and has kept it until endgame…but when Ichidaisan's genius pitcher Amahisa goes up against Yakushi's monster slugger Raichi, anything could happen! One thing's for certain…Seido's next opponent won't be a pushover![108]
42 17 July 2014[109] 978-4-06-395125-7[109] 14 March 2023[110] 978-1-68-491845-4[110]
Vol 42
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 366: "Just Like Old Times" (あの (ころ) のように, Anogoro no yō ni)
  • Chapter 367: "Starting Over" ( (げん) (てん) (かい) () , Genten kaiki)
  • Chapter 368: "Sunny and 60°" ( () (おん) 15℃、 (かい) (せい) , Kion 15℃, kaisei)
  • Chapter 369: "THE SHOW MUST GO ON"
  • Chapter 370: "Opening" ( (とっ) () (こう) , Toppakō)
  • Chapter 371: "Stayin Positive" (ポジティブマインド, Pojitibum aindo)
  • Chapter 372: "Be Bold" ( (だい) (たん) にいこう, Daitan ni ikou)
  • Chapter 373: "Like A Different Person" (まるで (べつ) (じん) , Marude betsujin)
  • Chapter 374: "Free Gift" (プレゼント, Purezento)
The championship game of the fall tournament is finally here! Seido faces the home of one of the strongest sluggers in high school baseball, Raichi Todoroki's Yakushi High! But can they win with Furuya and Miyuki both injured? And what about Sawamura's new evolution?! Everything is on the line as the dramatic climax begins!ref name=dna42"/>
43 17 September 2014[111] 978-4-06-395187-5[111] 9 May 2023[112] 978-1-68-491931-4[112]
Volume 43
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 375: "Base Coach" (コーチャー, Kōchā)
  • Chapter 376: "Unique Specimen" (意外 (いがい) (じん) (ぶつ) , Igaina jinbutsu)
  • Chapter 377: "Full Assault" ( (きゅう) (しゅう) , Kyūshū)
  • Chapter 378: "Amazing People" (すごい (やつ) , Sugoi yatsura)
  • Chapter 379: "My Side" (こっち (がわ) , Kotchi ga wa)
  • Chapter 380: "Over and Over" ( (なん) () でも (なん) () でも, Nandodemo nandodemo)
  • Chapter 381: "Scratch" ( (つめ) (あと) , Tsumeato)
  • Chapter 382: "Futile Striving" ( (かな) しき一人 (ひとり) () (もう) , Kanashiki hitorizu mō)
  • Chapter 383: "All My Energy" ( () めといた, Kome toita)
The championship game has finally begun! To support starting pitcher Kawakami, Seido puts the first run on the board in the top of the second inning, and soon after kicks Yakushi’s starting pitcher, Mishima, off the mound. But the player Coach Todoroki sends out to replace him is…?![112]
44 17 November 2014[113] 978-4-06-395242-1[113] 11 July 2023[114] 979-8-88-933035-6[114]
Volume 44
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 384: "Your Greatest Ever" ( (さい) (こう) のストレート, Saikō no sutorēto)
  • Chapter 385: "Not Like Him" (らしくないこと, Rashikunai koto)
  • Chapter 386: "How Scary" ( (こわ) () (しょ) , Kowai basho)
  • Chapter 387: "Focus on the First" ( (しょ) (きゅう) (しゅう) (ちゅう) , Shokyū shūchū)
  • Chapter 388: "What Do You Think?" (どうなんだ?, Dōna nda?)
  • Chapter 389: "On the Field" (そこに () (もの) , Soko ni tatsu mono)
  • Chapter 390: "A Proper Greeting" ( (あい) (さつ) がわり, Aisatsu-gawari)
  • Chapter 391: "Pep Talk" (マウンド (かい) () , Maundo kaigi)
  • Chapter 392: "Jumping the Gun" (フライング, Furaingu)
Tension rises as the final game of the fall tournament approaches midgame! Seido ties up the game in the bottom of the fourth and starting pitcher Kawakami is replaced on the mound by Sawamura, which can only mean one thing…The ultimate clash of first years Sawamura and Raichi is at hand! Can Sawamura prove how far he’s come by standing up to his worst nightmare?!ref name=dna44"/>
45 16 January 2015[115] 978-4-06-358728-9[115] 12 September 2023[116] 979-8-88-933141-4[116]
Vol.45
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 393: "The Mood in the Stadium" ( (げん) () (くう) () , Genba no kūki)
  • Chapter 394: "Going the Distance" ( (ゆめ) (きょ) () , Yume no kyori)
  • Chapter 395: "Hit List" ( (たお) (おとこ) リスト, Taosu otoko risuto)
  • Chapter 396: "Partnership" (パートナーシップ, Pātonāshippu)
  • Chapter 397: "Telepathy" ( () (しん) (でん) (しん) , Ishindenshin)
  • Chapter 398: "Say It Again" (もう1 (かい) , Mō ikkai!)
  • Chapter 399: "The Can-Do Men" ( (まつ) (おとこ) (ども) , Omatsuri otokodomo)
  • Chapter 400: "Fill the Standas" ( (のう) () , Nōdo)
  • Chapter 401: "Heart Pounding" ( (むね) がバクバク, Mune ga bakubaku)
It’s the final match of the Fall Tournament, and whoever wins this one gets a ticket to every baseball player’s dream stadium—Koshien! Seido begins the sixth inning one run behind, and it’s a tough one to take back as the possibly injured Miyuki remains hitless even as Sawamura’s condition on the mound just keeps improving! The tension rises in a back-and-forth game that will crown the true kings of Tokyo![116]
46 17 March 2015[117] 978-4-06-358729-6[117] 14 November 2023[118] 979-8-88-933271-8[118]
Vol.46
Chapters list:
  • Chapter 402: "Desperate Times" ( (ぜっ) (たい) (ぜつ) (めい) , Zettai zetsumei)
  • Chapter 403: "Too Good to Be True" (うまい (はなし) , Umai hanashi)
  • Chapter 404: "Just Wait" ( () ってろ!, Mattero!)
  • Chapter 405: "Wasted Effort" ( () () () (りょく) , Mudana doryoku)
  • Chapter 406: "Towards the Shortstop" (ショートの (あたま) , Shōto no atama)
  • Chapter 407: "Keep Me In, Boss" ( (ぞく) (とう) () (がん) , Zokutō shigan)
  • Chapter 408: "Unfit to Be Captain" (キャプテン失敗 (しっかく) , Kyaputen shikkaku)
  • Chapter 409: "End of an Era" ( (まく) () , Makugire)
  • Chapter 410: "The Door" ( (とびら) , Tobira)
  • Chapter 411: "Seek Diamonds"
It’s the ninth inning of the final match of the Fall Tournament. Seido is still one run behind…and with one out and nobody on base, they might have to kiss their ticket to Koshien goodbye! Into this desperate situation steps second batter Hideaki Tojo. Can he give Seido the opportunity they need?! One thing’s for certain—only one of these two teams can be Tokyo Champions![118]
47 17 August 2015[119] 978-4-06-395498-2[119] 9 January 2024[120] 979-8-88-933271-8[120]
Vol.47
Chapters list:
  • Special Side-story: "The Seidō Scrapbook" ( (せい) (どう) ダイアリ, Seidō daiari)
  • Epilogue 1: "Comeback" (カムバック, Kamubakku)
  • Special Side-story: "Spirits"
  • Epilogue 2: "Winter Training" (ウインターキャンプ, Uintā kyanpu)
  • Epilogue 3: "New Year's"
  • Chapter 412: "Glory"
Seido High emerges from the Fall Tournament victorious! Next on the agenda are the Jingu Tournament, the retirement of the third years…and the Spring Koshien! Each player has their own hopes for the coming year, but as the team turns towards the national stage, they all realize one thing…the true challenge has only just begun![120]

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