Two new cast members have been revealed for MAJOR 2nd, an upcoming TV anime based on Takuya Mitsuda's sequel manga about the next generation of children inheriting their parents' passion for baseball.
The new cast members include Yui Horie as Michirui Mayumura (pictured top left in the poster above), the daughter of Ken Mayumura and Shizuka Saotome from the original MAJOR manga and TV anime, and Jun Fukushima as Wataru Mayumura (top left), her younger twin brother. Michirui is a left-handed pitcher, and she forms a battery with Wataru, who acts as catcher. Both twins belong to the Touto Boys, a champion baseball team.
The original MAJOR 2nd manga is serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday magazine. The MAJOR 2nd TV anime is directed by Ayumu Watanabe and features animation by NHK Enterprises. The series will broadcast on NHK E TV beginning on April 07, 2017.
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