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OtapediaAce of Diamond Act II

Alternate Title

ダイヤのA act II

Synopsis

Seido High School baseball team continue their campaign to get to Koshien one year after the fall tournament.

Background

Inspired by the sequel to Yuji Terajima’s hit manga Ace of Diamond, the Ace of Diamond Act II anime was announced at the “Ace of Diamond All-Star Game III” event in November 2018.

Glay will perform opening theme song, "Sora ga Aozora de Aru tame ni,” while ending theme “Golden After School” will be performed by OxT.

Characters

Satoru Furuya (Voiced by: Nobunaga Shimazaki)

School year: 1
Position: pitcher
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, right-handed batter
Birthday: July 1
Blood Type: O
Eijun Sawamura’s rival, Satoru Furuya is a right-handed pitcher with a talent for fastballs.

Eijun Sawamura (Voiced by: Ryota Ohsaka)

School year: 1
Position: pitcher
Pitching/batting: left-handed pitcher, left-handed batter
Birthday: May 15
Blood Type: O
Eijun Sawamura is a left-handed pitcher with an erratic throwing style. Despite coming from a small, average team, Eijun has intense passion and determination to succeed.

Kazuya Miyuki (Voiced by: Takahiro Sakurai)

School year: 2
Position: catcher
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, left-handed batter
Birthday: Nov. 17
Blood Type: B
Kazuya Miyuki was made the team captain after the summer tournament.

Takuma Seto (Voiced by: Daiki Yamashita)

A friend of Koshu’s, Takuma Seto has decided to join Seido and is currently in the second team where he is acclaimed for his running abilities.

Haruichi Kominato (Voiced by: Natsuki Hanae)

School year: 1
Position: second
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, right-handed batter
Birthday: March 1
Blood Type: AB
Second baseman Haruichi Kominato has excellent offence and defence skills. He is also the younger brother of third year student Ryousuke.

Yoichi Kuramochi (Voiced by: Shintaro Asanuma)

School year: 2
Position: short stop
Pitching/batting: ambidextrous pitcher, ambidextrous batter
Birthday: May 17
Blood Type: A
Yoichi Kuramochi is Eijun’s roommate and loves playing tricks on him!

Yuki Masashi (Voiced by: Shunsuke Takeuchi)

First team player Yuki Masashi is the younger brother of Tetsuya Yuki who has decided to join Seido and is valued for his powerful hits.

Koshu Okumura (Voiced by: Yuma Uchida)

Catcher Koshu Okumura decided to join Seido after being impressed by their pitchers.

Shinji Kanemaru (Voiced by: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka)

School year: 1
Position: third
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, right-handed batter
Birthday: Aug. 28
Blood Type: A
Shinji Kanemaru is a kind of leader among the first years who originally didn’t like Eijun but came to after recognizing his abilities.

Hideaki Tojo (Voiced by: Shouta Aoi)

School year: 1
Position: center
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, right-handed batter
Birthday: Oct. 14
Blood Type: AB
Hideaki Tojo was one of the best four pitchers in Japan during his middle school years.

Norifumi Kawakami (Voiced by: Hiro Shimono)

School year: 2
Position: pitcher
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, right-handed batter
Birthday: March 25
Blood Type: A
Norifumi Kawakami has the most experience as a relief pitcher.

Kenta Maezono (Voiced by: Hiroaki Tajiri)

School year: 2
Position: first
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, right-handed batter
Birthday: July 28
Blood Type: O
Kenta Maezono became vice-captain of the team along with Yoichi Kuramochi. Everyone respects him for his skills, but he’s also pretty nice too.

Kenjiro Shirasu (Voiced by: Yoshiyuki Shimozuma)

School year: 2
Position: right
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, left-handed batter
Birthday: April 23
Blood Type: AB
Kenjijro Shirasu is a right-fielder skilled in defence and became a regular player after the spring tournament.

Shoji Higasa (Voiced by: Sho Kawaguchi)

School year: 2
Position: third
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, right-handed batter
Birthday: April 7
Blood Type: A
Shoji Higasa is a talented player who is often relegated to the bench. He is instantly recognizable by his bald head and habit of saying “hiya.”

Takeru Aso (Voiced by: Murata Taishi)

School year: 2
Position: left
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, right-handed batter
Birthday: Dec.10
Blood Type: O
Left fielder Takeru Aso got the opportunity to play after the autumn tournament.

Tetsuya Yuki (Voiced by: Yoshimasa Hosoya)

School year: 3
Position: first
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, right-handed batter
Birthday: Oct. 8
Blood Type: O
Tetsuya Yuki is the former captain of Seido High.

Jun Isashiki (Voiced by: Yuki Ono)

School year: 3
Position: center
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, right-handed batter
Birthday: Sept. 1
Blood Type: A
A full swing mood maker, Jun Isashiki is also a strong batter.

Chris Yu Takigawa (Voiced by: Daisuke Namikawa)

School year: 3
Position: catcher
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, right-handed batter
Birthday: Oct. 1
Blood Type: B
Chris Yu Takigawa was once Seido’s pitcher but had to retire due to injury and is now its scorekeeper.

Koichiro Tanba (Voiced by: Masakazu Morita)

School year: 3
Position: pitcher
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, right-handed batter
Birthday: Oct. 1
Blood Type: B
Tanba was the ace of the Seido team.

Ryosuke Kominato (Voiced by: Nobuhiko Okamoto)

School year: 3
Position: second
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, left-handed batter
Birthday: April 6
Blood Type: B
Ryosuke Kominato is the older brother of Haruichi and a player with top bat control.

Toru Masuko (Voiced by: Wataru Hatano)

School year: 3
Position: third
Pitching/batting: right-handed pitcher, right-handed batter
Birthday: Oct. 14
Blood Type: O
Pudding-loving Toru Masuko is Eijun’s roommate and a team slugger.

International Streaming

  • Crunchyroll

Official Links

Staff

  • Original Creator: Yuji Terajima
  • Director: Mitsuyuki Masuhara
  • Assistant Director: Kazuya Iwata
  • Series Composition: Kenji Konuta
  • Character Designers: Minoru Ueda, Satoshi Tasaki
  • Art Director: Sawako Takagi
  • Chief Animation Directors: Ryo Kobayashi, Shinichi Yoshikawa
  • Action Animation Directors: Kaito Senkoji, Norimoto Tokura, Yuzo Sato
  • Color Designer: Narumi Konno
  • Sound Director: Hajime Takakuwa
  • Director of Photography: Hiroshi Inoue
  • Editing: Mariko Tsukatsune
  • Music: Hajime Hyakkoku
  • Animation Production: Madhouse

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