Fridge Brilliance: This series Shout Outs are about some incredible talented people (like our protagonists) who were the best in their careers, but their immaturity was their downfall:
Ashita no Joe: Joe Yabuki goes through many hardships... and he brings almost all of them on himself. His intent to resolve conflict through boxing traumatized him because The Rival died on the ring… and later, Joe will have the same destiny.
Babe Ruth was the greatest Baseball player, but later in his life he couldn’t manage a baseball team because his irresponsible attitude.
Pinocchio is an irresponsible puppet who has to tell the truth and assume his responsibilities to become a true boy.