Disney has announced that a brand new documentary called “Shohei Ohtani: Beyond the Dream” is going to be released on ESPN+ in the United States on November 17th 2023 and on Disney+ in Japan. According to THR, the documentary will also be released on Disney+.
The feature length documentary take a look at the life of the Los Angeles Angels baseball player, Shohei Ohtani, who is a one-in-10-generations baseball phenom.
Featuring an unprecedented in-depth series of interviews with Ohtani and the coaches, players, managers and mentors that have influenced him, the documentary takes an introspective look at Ohtani’s illustrious career, from his humble beginnings in rural Japan, through his journey to becoming a two-way player, the start of his professional career with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters, and his long-awaited transition to the MLB with the Los Angeles Angels.
In a statement by Disney, Shohei Ohtani said:
“I’m thankful for the opportunity to share my journey in this documentary. Hearing the stories shared by my childhood heroes has been truly inspiring. I hope this documentary stands as a testament to the importance of resilience, passion, and self-belief in the pursuit of excellence.”
Throughout the documentary, Ohtani reflects on his career to date, sharing how he decided to play for the Angels; how he came up with his now famous dream board; what it was like winning the 2023 WBC with Japan; how he overcame past injuries, and so much more.
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