Cross Game, Volume 2

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Drama with a light touch, Cross Game will change how you see shonen manga.

Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for T audiences. Cross Game is a moving drama that is heartfelt and true, yet in the brilliant hands of manga artist Mitsuru Adachi, delightfully flows with a light and amusing touch. The series centers around a boy named Ko, the family of four sisters who live down the street and the game of baseball. This poignant coming-of-age story will...

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Overview

Drama with a light touch, Cross Game will change how you see shonen manga.

Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for T audiences. Cross Game is a moving drama that is heartfelt and true, yet in the brilliant hands of manga artist Mitsuru Adachi, delightfully flows with a light and amusing touch. The series centers around a boy named Ko, the family of four sisters who live down the street and the game of baseball. This poignant coming-of-age story will change your perception of what shonen manga can be.

Wakaba’s last dream before she set off on that fateful day was of Ko pitching in front of a packed house at Koshien. Ko’s been training every day since, trying to emulate the best pitcher he knows—Wakaba’s sister Aoba. But will Aoba’s seeming hostility toward him and a new high school coach who only cares about winning prevent Ko from fulfilling the dream?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781421537665
  • Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
  • Publication date: 1/11/2011
  • Series: Cross Game Series , #2
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 376
  • Sales rank: 610,344
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

One of the biggest names in the manga industry today, Mitsuru Adachi made his debut in 1970 with Kieta Bakuon in the pages of Deluxe Shonen Sunday. The creator of numerous mega-hits such as Touch, Miyuki, and Cross Game, Adachi sensei received the Shogakukan Manga Award for all three of the aforementioned series. Truly at the top echelon of the manga industry, his cumulative works have seen over 200 million copies sold, and many of his series have been adapted into anime, live-action TV series and film. A master of his medium, Adachi has come to be known for his genius handling of dramatic elements skillfully combined with romance, comedy, and sports. He along with Rumiko Takahashi, have become synonymous with the phenomenal success of Shonen Sunday in Japan.

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  • Posted May 15, 2012

    Definitely Recommended

    Loved the story!!! Never really liked baseball but this is interesting to me. Finding out what goes on within the sport itself and after reading the first chapter, I was addicted. Definitely read on to find out...

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  • Posted February 20, 2011

    you must check it out!! you must check it out!! you must check it out!!

    one of the best manga book i ever read

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