Whistle!, Volume 20

Whistle!, Volume 20

by Daisuke Higuchi

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Overview

Whistle!, Volume 20 by Daisuke Higuchi

• A 24 volume manga series-over 9 million copies sold in Japan to date!
• Originally serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump in Japan.
• Previewed and promoted in VIZ Media’s Shonen Jump magazine.
• Also a 39-episode anime series in Japan (2002)-released to coincide with the World Cup.
• Released Bi-monthly (every other month).

Everybody has a dream, and for Shô Kazamatsuri, that dream is simple: he wants to be the best soccer player he can possibly be. He's the spirited leader of the Josui Junior High team and everyone looks up to him. In turn, he tries to keep the team together at any cost!

Fresh from their victory in Korea, the Tokyo Select Team enter the Japan Toresen—the national youth team tournament. Their first game is against the powerful Kantô Select. And their leader is a figure from Shô's past—Toshiki Sugama. Even if they make it past this rival, another team is waiting in the wings with a new batch of surprises.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421511115
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Publication date: 09/02/2008
Series: Whistle! Series , #20
Edition description: Original
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 1,181,132
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 11 - 15 Years

About the Author

Daisuke Higuchi's manga career began in 1992 when the artist was honored with third prize in the 43rd Osamu Tezuka Award. In that same year, Higuchi debuted as creator of a romantic action story titled Itaru. In 1998, Weekly Shonen Jump began serializing Whistle! Higuchi's realistic soccer manga became an instant hit with readers and eventually inspired an anime series, debuting on Japanese TV in May of 2002. The artist is currently working on yet-to-be-published new series.

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