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The anime adaptation of MAJOR was produced by by NHK and Studio Hibari. The series ran for six seasons with the first episode aired on November 13, 2004 and the final episode which originally aired on September 25, 2010.

An original movie was produced telling the intermission story between the first and second anime seasons. It was released on December 13, 2008.

While the World Series arc was excluded from the anime adaptation, it was compressed into 2-part OVAs, released on December 16, 2011, and January 18, 2012 respectively. A special original OVA was released as a bundled package for the limited edition of the 78th/final volume of the manga in mid-December 2010.

First Season

# Title Screen Title Air Date
001 Goro's Dream and Daddy's Dream
(吾郎の夢, おとさんの夢)
November 13, 2004
002 Their Friendship
(二つの友情)
November 20, 2004
003 I Hate You, Daddy!
(おとさんなんてキライだ!)
November 27, 2004
004 A Birthday One Day Late
(一日遅れの誕生日)
December 4, 2004
005 The Man from the Majors
(メジャーの男)
December 11, 2004
006 Goodbye...
(さよなら. . . .)
December 18, 2004
007 Goro Honda, 9 years old!
(本田吾郎, 9歳!)
December 25, 2004
008 Team Complete!
(チーム結成!)
January 8, 2005
009 Alone on the Mound
(一人ぼっちのマウンド)
January 15, 2005
010 Showdown in the Rain
(雨の熱戦)
January 22, 2005
011 The Team Dad played on
(おとさんのいたチーム)
January 29, 2005
012 An Invitation from Gibson
(ギブソンからの招待状)
February 5, 2005
013 Summer! Baseball! Training Camp!
(夏だ, 野球だ, 合宿だ!)
February 12, 2005
014 Reckless Practice Match!
(無謀な練習試合)
February 19, 2005
015 The Coach's Feelings
(監督の思い)
March 5, 2005
016 I Quit!
(ヤメタ!)
March 12, 2005
017 The Tournament Begins!
(大会スタート!)
March 19, 2005
018 Aim for Victory!
(目指せ, 初勝利!)
March 26, 2005
019 Mother's Happiness
(母さんの幸せ)
April 2, 2005
020 Goro's Mistake!?
(吾郎降板?!)
April 9, 2005
021 This is Baseball!
(これが野球!)
April 16, 2005
022 The Night Before the Duel
(決戦前夜)
April 23, 2005
023 Do Not Lose!
(負ける気ナシ!)
April 30, 2005
024 Chase it! Overcome it!
(追いつけ!追い越せ!)
May 7, 2005
025 Everyone Together
(みんなで一緒に)
May 14, 2005
026 Don't Say Goodbye
(さよならは言わない)
May 21, 2005


Second Season

# Title Screen Title Air Date
1 (27) He Returns...
(帰ってきた. . .)
December 12, 2005
2 (28) There is one dream!
(夢はひとつ!)
December 17, 2005
3 (29) The Baseball Club Starts!
(野球部 始動!)
December 24, 2005
4 (30) A Rival Reunion
(ライバル再会)
January 7, 2006
5 (31) Toshiya's Past
(寿也の過去)
January 14, 2006
6 (32) The Recruiter's Conspiracy
(スカウトの陰謀)
January 21, 2006
7 (33) Powerful Rival! Tomonoura
(強敵!友ノ浦)
January 28, 2006
8 (34) ...For What Reason
((何のために...)
February 4, 2006
9 (35) The End of the Battle
(熱闘の果てに)
February 11, 2006
10 (36) A Fresh Resolve
(新たなる決意)
February 18, 2006
11 (37) The Narrow Gate to Kaido
(海堂への狭き門)
February 25, 2006
12 (38) The Ticket to Kaido
(海堂への切符)
March 4, 2006
13 (39) See Ya...
(また・な…)
March 11, 2006
14 (40) The Island of Dreams
(夢を見る島)
March 18, 2006
15 (41) A Pitcher's Requirements
(ピッチャーの条件)
March 25, 2006
16 (42) A Genuine Baseball Kid
(天然野球子僧)
April 1, 2006
17 (43) Fleeting Summer Break
(つかの間の夏休み)
April 8, 2006
18 (44) Distasteful Baseball
(不愉快な野球)
April 15, 2006
19 (45) The Force of Scholarship Students
(特待生の実力)
April 22, 2006
20 (46) Goro vs. Manual Baseball
(吾郎vsマニュアル野球)
April 29, 2006
21 (47) Together with you
(君と一緒に)
May 5, 2006
22 (48) Kaido's Secret
(海堂の秘密)
May 13, 2006
23 (49) Egashira's Expectations
(江頭の思惑)
May 20, 2006
24 (50) Varsity Challenge
(一軍への挑戦)
May 27, 2006
25 (51) With my own Two Feet
(自分の足で)
June 03, 2006
26 (52) Goodbye!
(あばよ!)
June 10, 2006

Third Season

# Title Screen Title Air Date
1 (53) Start from Zero
(ゼロからのスタート)
January 6, 2007
2 (54) New Friends
(新しい仲間)
January 13, 2007
3 (55) From Father to Son
(父から子へ)
January 20, 2007
4 (56) Reckless Gamble
(無謀な賭け)
January 27, 2007
5 (57) Our Grounds
(俺たちのグラウンド)
February 3, 2007
6 (58) Their Respective Choices
(それぞれの選択)
February 10, 2007
7 (59) Unexpected Visitor
(突然の訪問者)
February 17, 2007
8 (60) Egashira's Plot
(江頭の陰謀)
February 24, 2007
9 (61) Absent Ace
(エース不在)
March 3, 2007
10 (62) Contagious Fighting Spirit
(伝染する闘志)
March 10, 2007
11 (63) Wounded Ace
(手負いのエース)
March 17, 2007
12 (64) Battle against Mifune, Start!
(三船戦開始!)
March 24, 2007
13 (65) Climax! Mifune Battle
(白熱!三船戦)
March 31, 2007
14 (66) Willpower vs. Willpower
(意地vs意地)
April 7, 2007
15 (67) Full Swing!
フルスイング!)
April 14, 2007
16 (68) Unexpected Reunion
(意外な再会)
April 21, 2007
17 (69) Pitching Battle!
(投手戦!)
April 28, 2007
18 (70) Last Spurt!
(ラストスパート!)
May 5, 2007
19 (71) Challenge to the Top
(王者への挑戦)
May 12, 2007
20 (72) Chance! Manual Baseball
(隙なし! マニュアル野球)
May 19, 2007
21 (73) Toshiya's Secret Plan
(寿也の秘策)
May 26, 2007
22 (74) Head to Head Battle
(真っ向勝負)
June 2, 2007
23 (75) A Close Fight
(ギリギリの戦い)
June 9, 2007
24 (76) End of the Strategy
(策謀の結末)
June 16, 2007
25 (77) A Badly Injured Ace
(傷だらけのエース)
June 23, 2007
26 (78) Towards Your Dreams
(夢の舞台へ)
June 30, 2007

Fourth Season

# Title Screen Title Air Date
1 (79) To the Birthplace of Baseball
(野球の故郷へ)
January 5, 2008
2 (80) Tryout
(トライアウト)
January 12, 2008
3 (81) I'll Do It
(やってやる!)
January 19, 2008
4 (82) This is the Majors!
(これがメジャー!)
January 26, 2008
5 (83) Sign towards the World
(世界への道しるべ)
February 2, 2008
6 (84) Unforgivable!!
(ゆるさねぇ!!)
February 9, 2008
7 (85) Courage, full score!
(度胸満点!)
February 16, 2008
8 (86) Debut!
(デビュー!)
February 23, 2008
9 (87) Challenger
(挑戦者)
March 1, 2008
10 (88) It's not impossible
(無理じゃねえ)
March 8, 2008
11 (89) Try and aim for it
(狙ってみるか)
March 15, 2008
12 (90) Liar!
(嘘つき!)
March 22, 2008
13 (91) A Stupid Bet
(バカな賭け)
March 29, 2008
14 (92) Keene's Past
(キーンの過去)
April 5, 2008
15 (93) Hero
(ヒーロー)
April 12, 2008
16 (94) I'm fed up!
(ムカつく!)
April 19, 2008
17 (95) Where to Aim
(目指すべきもの)
April 26, 2008
18 (96) Alice's Dream, Everyone's Dream
(アリスの夢 みんなの夢)
May 3, 2008
19 (97) Responsibility
(ケジメ)
May 10, 2008
20 (98) Get out!
(出て行け!)
May 17, 2008
21 (99) Trouble from the Start
(波乱の幕開け)
May 24, 2008
22 (100) The Single Ball of Fate
(運命の1球)
May 31, 2008
23 (101) One More Deciding Match
(もう一つの決戦)
June 7, 2008
24 (102) A Great Man
(偉大な男)
June 14, 2008
25 (103) A Truly Worthy Rival
(本物の好敵手)
June 21, 2008
26 (104) An Oath
(誓い)
June 28, 2008

Fifth Season

# Title Screen Title Air Date
1 (105) Once More
(ふたたび)
January 10, 2009
106 January 17, 2009
107 January 24, 2009
108 January 31, 2009
109 February 7, 2009
110 February 14, 2009
111 February 21, 2009
112 February 28, 2009
113 March 7, 2009
114 March 14, 2009
115 March 21, 2009
116 March 28, 2009
117 April 4, 2009
118 April 11, 2009
119 April 18, 2009
120 April 25, 2009
121 May 2, 2009
122 May 9, 2009
123 May 16, 2009
124 May 23, 2009
125 May 30, 2009
126 June 6, 2009
127 June 13, 2009
128 June 27, 2009
129 July 4, 2009
  1. 106 "Feelings Different between the Two" "Futari no Ondosa" (二人の温度差)
  2. 107 "Representative Close!" "Daihyō Shūketsu!" (代表集結!)
  3. 108 "Trial and Error" "Shikōsakugo" (試行錯誤)
  4. 109 "Young Japan" "Yongu Japan" (ヤングジャパン)
  5. 110 "Unselfish Fastball" "Muyoku no Chokkyuu" (無欲の直球)
  6. 111 "Sudden Notification" "Totsuzen no Tsuutatsu" (突然の通達)
  7. 112 "Everyone's Respective Expectations" "Sorezore no Omoi" (それぞれの思い)
  8. 113 "Pressure and Real Worth" "Juuatsu to Shinka" (重圧と真価)
  9. 114 "Polished Fangs" "Migakareta Kiba" (磨かれた牙)
  10. 115 "Not a Man!!" "Otoko Janee !!" (男じゃねぇ!!)
  11. 116 "The Curse" "Jubaku" (呪縛)
  12. 117 "Japanese Baseball" "Nippon no Yakyuu" (日本の野球)
  13. 118 "I'm Alright!" "Daijoubu !" (大丈夫!)
  14. 119 "Aggressive Baseball" "Aguresshibu . Beesubooru" (アグレッシブ·ベースボール)
  15. 120 "Everyone's Resolution" "Sorezore no Kakugo" (それぞれの覚悟)
  16. 121 "America's Pride" "Amerika no Hokori" (アメリカの誇り)
  17. 122 "Towards the Promised Place" "Yakusoku no Basho he" (約束の場所へ)
  18. 123 "Pitching's Origin" "Picchingu no Genten" (ピッチングの原点)
  19. 124 "With Chest of Pride" "Hokori wo Mune ni" (誇りを胸に)
  20. 125 "For Oneself's Sake" "Jibunjishin no Tame" (自分自身のため)
  21. 126 "The Neverending Dream" "Owaranai Yume" (終わらない夢)
  22. 127 "Father's Back" "Chichi no Senaka" (父の背中)
  23. 128 "End of the Struggle" "Shitou no Hate" (死闘の果て)
  24. 129 "The Road to Tomorrow" "Ashita he no Michi" (明日への道)

Sixth Season

# Title Screen Title Air Date
1 (130) Super Rookie
(スーパールーキー)
April 3, 2010
2 (131) April 10, 2010
3 (132) April 17, 2010
4 (133) April 24, 2010
5 (134) May 1, 2010
6 (135) May 8, 2010
7 (136) May 15, 2010
8 (137) May 22, 2010
9 (138) May 29, 2010
10 (139) June 05, 2010
11(140) June 12, 2010
12 (141) June 19, 2010
13 (142) June 26, 2010
14 (143) July 3, 2010
15 (144) July 10, 2010
16 (145) July 17, 2010
17 (146) July 24, 2010
18 (147) July 31, 2010
19 (148) August 7, 2010
20 (149) August 21, 2010
21 (150) August 28, 2010
22 (151) September 4, 2010
23 (152) September 11, 2010
24 (153) September 18, 2010
25 (154) To the Future
(未来へ)
September 25, 2010
  1. 131 "A Prominent Debut!" "Senretsu Debyuu!" (鮮烈デビュー!)
  2. 132 "In an Impossible Dilemma" "Nigebanaki Pinchi" (逃げ場なきピンチ)
  3. 133 "The Southpaw in Distress" "Nayameru Sausu Pou" (悩めるサウスポー)
  4. 134 "The Fruits of the Treatment" "Chiryou no Seika" (治療の成果)
  5. 135 "What it Takes to be a Pro" "Puro no Shishitsu" (プロの資質)
  6. 136 "Rookies' Troubles" "Ruukii no Kunou" (ルーキーの苦悩)
  7. 137 "An Electrifying Return" "Dengeki Futsuki" (電撃復帰)
  8. 138 "Fully Back on the Mound" "Futsukatsu no Maundo" (復活のマウンド)
  9. 139 "Each Person's Summer" "Sorezore no Natsu" (それぞれの夏)
  10. 140 "The Entrusted Dream" "Takusareta Yume" (託された夢)
  11. 141 "The Unspoken Rule" "anmoku no ruuru" (暗黙のルール)
  12. 142 "A Chain of Negativity" "fu no rensa" (負の連鎖)
  13. 143 "Ace's Responsibility" "eesu no sekinin" (エースの責任)
  14. 144 "Weak Point" "uiikupointo" (ウイークポイント)
  15. 145 "A Resolute Will" "danko taruishi" (断固たる意志)
  16. 146 "Unexpected Guest" "maneka rezaru kyaku" (招かれざる客)
  17. 147 "Different?!" "rashikunee!" (らしくねぇ!)
  18. 148 "Creeping Shadow" "shinobi yoru kage" (忍び寄る影)
  19. 149 "That Dream" "soko ni aru yume" (そこにある夢)
  20. 150 "Never Give Up!" "akirameru na !" (諦めるな!)
  21. 151 "Remaining Opportunity" "nokosareta chansu" (残されたチャンス)
  22. 152 "Beyond Capability" "genkai wo koe te" (限界を超えて)
  23. 153 "Tenacity to Glory" "eikou he no shuunen" (栄光への執念)

Other Media

# Title Screen Title Air Date
Movie Major: The Winning Shot of Friendship
メジャー 友情の一球(ウイニングショット)
December 13, 2008
OVA Finale Epilogue OVA: Message December 17, 2010
OVA1 World Series: Moment to the Dream Part 1 December 16, 2011
OVA2 World Series: Moment to the Dream Part 2 January 18, 2012

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