chii’s Anime Snack of the Week: Touch Movies

chii’s Anime Snack of the Week: Touch Movies

Watching a simply amazing story about children growing up and realizing their dreams and true loves has been a pleasure. I'm generally not one for such stories but Touch just does it right. Way better than it's recent counterpart Cross Game in my opinion too. It might be the 80's touch that won me over but everything is done in the correct way to keep the viewer interested in either the drama or the baseball parts of the show. Neither were overwhelming in the slightest and I gotta say that even though I hate baseball I enjoyed the episodes that revolved around it in this anime very much.

Boy twins

Our 3 main characters






The games were always buzzing with excitement

Even trains in the rain









A VERY important charm

Positive Points

  • Movies 1-3 are recaps of the entire series adding in more scenes here and there
  • Movies 4-5 are new ones that keep the story going further
  • Good way to refresh your mind after watching the series years later
  • Amazing characters and development
  • For how old it is I personally think it looks great

Minami loves gymnastics

There's a lot of great shots like this







Tatsuya's teammates are awesome

What's gonna happen nexy!?










Negative Points

  • Not as awesome as watching the whole series
  • Some things were changed around in movies 1-3 that don't quite follow the series
  • Movies 4-5 don't fit very well after watching movies 1-3
  • The older animation of the first 3 movies might put a few people off

Breathtaking scene for some heart to heart

Minami still does her gymnastics










Why chii thinks you should watch it

I actually only think these movies should be watched after the series. The series is so brilliant that these 1-3 movies shortened down is just sad. They are good for a recap and for a few extra scenes along with some weird alternative stuff but otherwise I really would suggest to watch the series instead. Movies 4-5 won't make sense if you watch them without watching the series as well since they pretty much pick up the series where it ended and don't meld very well with the other 3 movies. Honestly go watch Touch!

In America now

Still in Japan








American Pochi grabs a feel

I think this little American girl has a crush











Further reactions to these Movies:

Touch subs by Central-Anime: Greatest Fansubbing Project Ever

Touch! The only anime about baseball you will ever NEED to watch.

chii’s Anime Snack of the Week: Touch Movies, 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings


2 Responses to “chii’s Anime Snack of the Week: Touch Movies”
  1. Predederva says:

    Can’t be nearly as good as Princess Nine. But i do hear great things about the TV series. No one ever talks about the movies though, boss. Nice review.

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  2. yasi says:

    Touch is beutiful . Just watch it and then you will thank me and chii for recomending it and

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