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Ace of the Diamond Act II Anime Sequel Officially Announced

It was revealed on Saturday that Ace of the Diamond Act II (Season 3) is receiving an anime sequel. Series creator Yuji Terashima drew a new illustration to commemorate the announcement:

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The latest season of Ace of the Diamond aired from 2019 to 2020 with a total of 52 episodes and was animated by studio Madhouse. No other updates regarding the sequel’s staff and cast have been announced at this time. The Ace of the Diamond anime began airing during the Fall 2013 season and ran for 75 episodes. The series was a co-production between Production I.G for the first two seasons until Madhouse took over as the primary animation studio for Season 3.

The Ace of the Diamond anime is based on the manga written and illustrated by Terajima. The original run of the manga was serialized for nine years between 2006-2015 and published a total of 47 volumes. The sequel, Ace of the Diamond: Act II, began serialization later in 2015 and ended in May 2023 on volume 34. The Ace of the Diamond manga currently has over 44 million copies in circulation, making it one of the most popular manga of all time (rank 69th).

All seasons of the anime are currently available on Crunchyroll with English subtitles (region availability may vary). Kodansha USA has also made the manga available digitally to read in English on their official K Manga mobile app and describes the series as such:
Eijun Sawamura had his heart set on the middle-school national baseball championships. But his team is eliminated thanks to a wild pitch thrown by Eijun himself. He’s planning to go to high school with his teammates and try again next year when he’s scouted by the famous Seido High School Baseball team. When he goes for a campus visit, he finds himself on the receiving end of a baptism by fire! His experience forming a battery with up-and-coming catcher Miyuki rekindles his passion for baseball!!

Source: Official X Account (formerly Twitter)
©Yuji Terashima/Kodansha/“Ace of Diamond” Production Committee/TV Tokyo

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