Ikkyū-san (Japanese: 一球さん, pronounced [ik̚kʲɨᵝːsã̠ɴ]), also known as Highschool Baseball Ninja, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Shinji Mizushima. It was serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday from 1975 to 1977, with its chapters collected in fourteen tankōbon volumes published by Shogakukan. An anime television series was adapted by Nippon Animation. It aired on Fuji TV from April 10 to October 23, 1978.
|Written by||Shinji Mizushima|
|Imprint||Shōnen Sunday Comics|
|Magazine||Weekly Shōnen Sunday|
|Original run||1975 – 1977|
|Anime television series|
|Directed by||Hiroshi Fukutomi|
|Produced by||Ihiro Oba|
|Written by||Seiji Matsuoka|
|Music by||Masahito Maruyama|
|Original network||Fuji TV|
|Original run||April 10, 1978 – October 23, 1978|
High-school student Ikkyū Sanada knows nothing about baseball, but his talents are recognized by the manager of the baseball club, and he takes up this enchanting sport. While his ignorance of the game leads him to make many mistakes, Ikkyū—who is in fact a descendant of ninja—displays his superhuman abilities and leads the team to the High School Baseball Championships.
- Ikkyū Sanada (真田 一球, Sanada Ikkyū)
- Voiced by: Yu Mizushima
- Reiko Ashida (芦田 麗子, Ashida Reiko)
- Voiced by: Chiyoko Kawashima
- Rentaro Gomi (五味 連太郎, Gomi Rentarō)
- Voiced by: Shozo Iizuka
- Shiro Ikkaku (一角 志郎, Ikkaku Shirō)
- Voiced by: Masaya Taki
- Iwakaze Kantoku (岩風 監督)
- Voiced by: Akio Nojima
- Chairman Sumiyoshi (住吉理事長, Sumiyoshi Riji-chō)
- Voiced by: Ichiro Nagai
- Miyoshi Hotta (堀田 三吉, Hotta Miyoshi)
- Voiced by: Toshio Furukawa
- Koji Tsukasa (司幸 司, Tsukasa Kōji)
- Voiced by: Toru Furuya
- Shun Otomo (大友 俊, Ōtomo Shun)
- Voiced by: Kazuyuki Sogabe
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