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How to Watch Diamond no Ace anime? Easy Watch Order Guide

Sports anime are one of the most endearing genres of anime if done right.

Some of them depend on exaggerating a sport. Some use the sport as a medium to tell the story of a character or a group of characters, and some use sports as a plot device to tell a compelling character drama.

Diamond no Ace is a combination of all the best elements present in these ways of story-telling, which makes it endearing to watch!

Baseball is the center of everything! It helps the characters develop, motivate them towards a goal, and teaches them life lessons that would help them in life.

Watch Order Guide to Diamond no Ace
Diamond no Ace | Source: Fandom

The animation increases the fluidity of the show, increasing the intensity and depth of the baseball and portrays a light atmosphere in its humorous moments.

Watch Diamond no Ace if you love baseball and all sorts of sports anime!

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1. Release Order

I. TV Series

  • Diamond no Ace (2015)
    • Episodes: 75
    • Canon: 1-27, 29-75
    • Filler: 28
  • Diamond no Ace: Second Season (2016)
    • Episodes: 51
    • Canon: 4-51
    • Filler: 1-3
  • Diamond no Ace: Act II (2019)
    • Episodes: 52
    • Canon: 2-3, 5-28, 30-52
    • Mixed: 1,4
    • Filler: 29

II. OVAs

  • Diamond no Ace OVA (2015)
  • Diamond no Ace: Second Season OVA (2016)

2. Chronological Order

  • Diamond no Ace (2015)
  • Diamond no Ace OVA (2015)
  • Diamond no Ace: Second Season (2016)
  • Diamond no Ace: Second Season OVA (2016)
  • Diamond no Ace: Act II (2019)

3. Conclusion

The recommended watching order for Diamond no Ace is its chronological order, which is the same as its release order.

Ace of Diamond Act (ll) official trailer
Ace of Diamond Act II Trailer

OVAs do not contribute much to the main storyline, but they are really good side stories, so try not to skip them!

4. Quick Review

I. Story

The story has a really simple plot and is sometimes too predictable, but what makes it really interesting is the sport of baseball and how important it is to the characters.

Despite having a typical sports Shonen plot, Diamond no Ace is successful in investing the audience with a variety of problems its characters face.

II. Characters

Friendship, loyalty, determination, and hard work are just some of the traits that the characters portray.

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Sawamura Eijun | Source: Fandom

They experience losses and face ups and downs in their personal life as well as in baseball. These problems and how the main cast reacts to it really make them seem real and memorable.

III. Animation

Diamon has excellent animation.

The swinging of the baseball bat, the way it hits the ball, the emotions of every character during the match, every single detail is captured beautifully.

IV. Sound

The soundtrack of Diamond will make you emotional, motivated, and excited! The openings and endings are catchy and make the anime engaging to watch!

5. Fillers: Skip or Watch

There aren’t many fillers in the anime. The few episodes that are filler don’t seem unnecessary to the plot.

You should definitely not skip any fillers for the complete anime experience.

6. About Diamond no Ace

Ace of Diamond, also known as Diamond no Ace, is a Japanese shōnen baseball manga series written and illustrated by Yuji Terajima and published by Kodansha. Weekly Shōnen Magazine has serialized it from 2006 to 2015.

Watch Order Guide to Diamond no Ace
Diamond no Ace Cover | Source: Crunchyroll

A sequel titled Ace of Diamond Act II started in 2015. The series follows one Eijun Sawamura, a baseball pitcher with a very unusual changeup pitch that has occurred naturally. Sawamura plans to go with his friends to a local high school and play baseball to the best of their abilities.

However, one scout from the prestigious Seidou High approaches him and offers him a scholarship and a chance to make it to the nationals. Sawamura decides to pay a visit to the school, and it changes his entire outlook on the future.

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