Book retailers are listing Yuuji Terajima’s fourth and fifth Ace of Diamond Act II manga volumes with two limited-edition DVDs on July 15 and September 16, respectively. Pre-orders for the fourth volume will be accepted through May 23. The DVDs will feature OVAs that adapt stories from the 47th volume of original Ace of Diamond manga.
Diamond no Ace is a shounen baseball manga written and illustrated by Yuji Terajima and published by Kodansha. It has been serialized by Weekly Shounen Magazine since 2006. In 2008, Ace of Diamond received the Shogakukan Manga Awards for the shounen category. In 2010, it won the Kodansha Manga Award for best shounen manga. An anime adaptation was premiered on 6 October 2013. Two original animation DVDs will be bundled with the fourth and fifth volumes of the Ace of Diamond Act II manga, the first releasing on 15 July 2016 and the second releasing on 16 September 2016.
The story follows Eijun Sawamura, a pitcher who joins an elite school with a brilliant catcher named Kazuya Miyuki. Together with the rest of the team, they strive for Japan’s storied Koushien championships through hard work and determination.
Source: Ota Suke