Season 2, Episode 16
A Genuine Baseball Kid
Japanese 天然野球子僧
Rōmanji Tennen Yakyuu Kosou
Animation Director
Episode 42
Air Date April 1, 2006
Opening Saraba Aoki Omokage
Ending Shoboi Kao Sunnayo Baby
Adapted from 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 232, 233
Story Arc Kaido Academy Arc
Episode Guide
Previous Ep41: A Pitcher's Requirements
Next Ep43: Fleeting Summer Break
A Genuine Baseball Kid is the 42nd episode of the MAJOR anime and 16th episode of the 2nd season. It was aired on April 1, 2006.

List of Characters


The six-month training at the Island of Dreams is reaching its end and the final part of the training is a practice match to decide which ones will go to the Kaido Junior team. As the match goes on, Goro is finally back to the mound.

Manga and Anime Differences


MAJOR Episodes + Media
Season 1 Episode 1Episode 26
Season 2 Episode 27Episode 40
Season 3 Episode 53
Season 4 Episode 79
Season 5 Episode 105
Season 6 Episode 130Episode 154
Movie + OVA MAJOR: The Winning Shot of FriendshipMessage OVAWorld Series: Moment to the Dream