• An ongoing manga series, with over 15 million copies sold to date in Japan!
• Serialized in Japan’s Weekly Shonen Jump.
• OVA created for Shueisha’s Anime Tour.
• Anime began airing in Japan in April 2005.
• Released Bi-monthly (every other month).
Sena Kobayakawa is about to start his first year of high school and he’s vowed not to get picked on anymore. Unfortunately, the sadistic captain of the football team already has his eye on Sena and his lightning-fast speed. Bone-crushing action, slapstick comedy and a heartwarming coming-of-age story!
It's the Kanto Tournament-Devil Bats vs. Shinryuji Nagas-and the Bats are getting steamrolled! In fact, it's so bad that their star quarterback has pretty much thrown in the towel. He tells them that their chance of winning is less than one percent and not to play hard so they won't be injured and jeopardize their next season. But they know exactly what he meansabandon all fear! Kill yourself if need be, because there's no chance of winning unless this team can pull out more than they ever have! The question is will it be enough?
About the Author
Yusuke Murata was born July 3, 1978 in Miyagi, Japan. He won the 122th HopStep Award prize (1995) by "Partner" and won the 51th Akatsuka Award 2nd prize (1998) by "Samui Hanashi".