Hikaru no Go, Volume 18: Six Characters, Six Stories

Hikaru no Go, Volume 18: Six Characters, Six Stories

by Yumi Hotta, Takeshi Obata
     
 

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An ancient ghost possesses Hikaru and unleashes his hidden genius!

R to L (Japanese Style).

After stumbling across a haunted Go board, irresponsible Hikaru Shindo discovers that the spirit of a master player has taken up residence in his consciousness. In his pursuit of the "Divine Move," Fujiwara-no-Sai awakens in Hikaru an untapped genius for the game, and soon

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An ancient ghost possesses Hikaru and unleashes his hidden genius!

R to L (Japanese Style).

After stumbling across a haunted Go board, irresponsible Hikaru Shindo discovers that the spirit of a master player has taken up residence in his consciousness. In his pursuit of the "Divine Move," Fujiwara-no-Sai awakens in Hikaru an untapped genius for the game, and soon the schoolboy is chasing his own dream--defeating the famed Go prodigy Akira Toya!Six Characters, Six StoriesThe main storyline takes a holiday, making way for six tales that offer fresh insight into the characters and lives of Akira Toya, Tetsuo Kaga, Asumi Nase, Yuki Mitani, Atsushi Kurata and Fujiwara-no-Sai. Hikaru Shindo figures in some of these but only takes center stage when, in the final tale, he challenges a crooked antique shop owner to a game of go in an attempt to restore an heirloom vase to its rightful owner.

Six Characters, Six Stories The main storyline takes a holiday, making way for six tales that offer fresh insight into the characters and lives of Akira Toya, Tetsuo Kaga, Asumi Nase, Yuki Mitani, Atsushi Kurata and Fujiwara-no-Sai. Hikaru Shindo figures in some of these but only takes center stage when, in the final tale, he challenges a crooked antique shop owner to a game of go in an attempt to restore an heirloom vase to its rightful owner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781421528236
Publisher:
VIZ Media LLC
Publication date:
02/02/2010
Series:
Hikaru No Go Series , #18
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
746,244
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

Meet the Author

Takeshi Obata was born in 1969 in Niigata, Japan, and is the artist of the wildly popular SHONEN JUMP title Hikaru no Go, which won the 2003 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize: Shinsei "New Hope" award and the 2000 Shogakukan Manga award. Obata is also the artist of Arabian Majin Bokentan Lamp Lamp, Ayatsuri Sakon, Cyborg Jichan G., and the smash hit manga Death Note. All You Need Is Kill is his latest work following the hugely successful series Bakuman.

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