Author: Takahashi Tsutomu
Artist: Takahashi Tsutomu
Serialized in: Morning
Summary: The year is 1949. Japan had been defeated in World War II and was occupied by Allied Forces consisting of American, Australian, British, Indian and New Zealander troops.
A young woman meets a young man. Both have lost everything because of the war. Tome Kano, a barmaid, lost everything during the war. Katsuya Ranzaki, a wealthy investor, lost everything for not going to war. The two are fed up with their lives and want to live "real lives" for once. Katsuya's starting up an all-girls baseball team with Tome on it allows them to do this. In This dramatic story, the dreams of a nation come alive. Through the determination and strength of Katsuya and Tome, girls baseball becomes a sensation, and Tome a superstar.
Genre(s): drama, seinen, slice-of-life, sports