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Sixth story arc of JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken series.

The story of Jotaro kujo's daughter, Jolyne Cujoh. She is framed for a murder and ends up in the Green Dolphin Street Prison. She is given an amulet inherited from her father, which cuts her hand and unlocks her Stand ability, Stone Free, which allows her to unravel her body into living string. The string can form a humanoid Stand within 2 meters of her body, and can extend further as string. In the prison, she soon becomes uneasy allies with fellow convicts and Stand users Hermes (Kiss) and Foofighters.
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The story begins when the gods call a convention to decide the whether to let humanity live or die, and settle on destroying humanity. But a lone valkyrie puts forward a suggestion to let the gods and humanity fight one last battle, as a last hope for humanity's continued survival. 13 gods will fight against 13 human champions in one-on-one battles to decide whether humanity lives or dies.
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Gol D. Roger, a man referred to as the "Pirate King," is set to be executed by the World Government. But just before his demise, he confirms the existence of a great treasure, One Piece, located somewhere within the vast ocean known as the Grand Line. Announcing that One Piece can be claimed by anyone worthy enough to reach it, the Pirate King is executed and the Great Age of Pirates begins.

Twenty-two years later, a young man by the name of Monkey D. Luffy is ready to embark on his own adventure, searching for One Piece and striving to become the new Pirate King. Armed with just a straw hat, a small boat, and an elastic body, he sets out on a fantastic journey to gather his own crew and a worthy ship that will take them across the Grand Line to claim the greatest status on the high seas.
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Masato Wakamatsu, 16 years old, is working at the beach one summer. Having made a bad impression on his classmate/crush Miyuki Kashima, he makes a pass at another pretty girl. To Masato's shock, the girl turns out to be his younger stepsister Miyuki (15), who has been living abroad with their father for the past six years.
As school progresses, Masato starts dating Miyuki Kashima. He and his sister Miyuki are living alone together, and he is troubled by his conflicting emotions: filial and romantic feelings toward a sister who may or may not know she is not related to him by blood.

This manga was very popular in Japan and was one of the winners of the 1982 Shogakukan Manga Award for shounen or shoujo manga, along with Adachi's Touch.
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The story of an annoying senpai and his kouhai.

1st place of Tsugi Manga Awards, Category Webmanga (2018)
8th place of Web Manga Sousenkyo (2018)

Comic pixiv: https://comic.pixiv.net/works/4862
author's pixiv: https://www.pixiv.net/member.php?id=10509347
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Bam, who was alone all his life has entered the tower to chase after his only friend, Rachel, but how will he survive without having any special strength or power?

"What do you desire? Money and wealth? Honor and pride? Authority and power? Revenge? Or something that transcends them all? Whatever you desire—it's here."

Russian / Русский Башня — место, в котором испытывается воля и где исполняются самые невероятные желания. Если Башня избрала тебя, то всё, что надо сделать: покорить её, и тогда всё: богатство, власть, сила — что бы ты ни пожелал станет твоим. Однако покорение может занять годы, если не века. А ты готов покорить Башню?
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Ryuu Ichijou is a young boy who dreams of becoming Japan's representative of soccer. Along with his friends, the twins Yuuto and Yuki, he first aims to win at the little league national competition. The manga begins with little league soccer, and progresses into the high school version of the sport. The manga won the Shogakukan Manga Award for Best Shonen Manga at the 60th Shogakukan Manga Awards.
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Eighth story arc of JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken series.

Following the Great East Japan earthquake, Morioh has been stricken by vast earthen protrusions known by the locals as Wall Eyes. Despite investigation, professional estimations are left empty. Meanwhile, the young girl Yasuho Hirose discovers a man buried within the ground, he possesses a distinctive star-shaped birthmark together with deeply penetrating bite marks. The man, who has contracted a staple case of amnesia is taken in by a local family and given the name Jousuke Higashikata, however mysterious events cannot stop from piling one upon the other and soon that enigma known as stand emerges to complement the great cloud of confusion.
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Millions of years have passed since the times of legends, when the worlds of man and gods were still the same. In these times it was the desires of man that moved the world. It is the era of the 500 year war: The warring states period. Kingdom is the story of a young boy named Shin who grew into a great general and all the trials and bloodshed that lead him there.

Note: Kingdom won the grand prize for the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2013.
The manga also earned a Guinness World Record on December 12, 2012 for Manga written by the most people. The record was due to its "Social Kingdom" campaign in which fans and other artists were given the task of redrawing the entire 26th volume.
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The story is set in future Japan, in which the sea level has risen and flooded many of the coastal areas and Mt. Fuji has erupted within living memory. The population has been considerably reduced and political and technological institutions have broken-down. Local communities have become nations and telephone and television no longer exist (although coffee vending machines and streetlights stubbornly continue to work). There are strange new animals and plants (like flying fish and glowing streetlight trees).

The remaining people have adopted a slower-paced, simpler way of life and rely more on each other. Along with the human population are some intelligent, humanoid robots. One of the robots, a female named Alpha, runs a café by the same name in the country outside of what remains of Yokohama. With her trusty motor scooter and her camera she travels around the area making friends with the humans and robots, having new experiences and observing the passage of time.

Notes:
Won the 2007 Seiun Award for Best Manga.
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Touma Sou graduated from MIT, but he comes back to Japan because he wants to know how it feels to be a high school student. On the other hand, Mizuhara Kana is a strong girl who loves sports. Together, they are partners in solving cases that happen around them.
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Strange murders are happening in Tokyo. Due to liquid evidence at the scene, the police conclude the attacks are the results of 'eater' type ghouls. College buddies Kaneki and Hide come up with the idea that ghouls are imitating humans so that's why they haven't ever seen one. Little did they know that their theory may very well become reality.
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Chihaya Ayase is a girl who has spent most of her life simply supporting her sister in her model career. That changes when she meets a boy named Arata Wataya, a talented karuta player. After becoming friends, he believes that Chihaya has potential to become a great player. As Chihaya takes on a new dream of becoming Japan's best karuta player, she is soon separated from her karuta playing friends as they grow up. Now in high school, Chihaya is reunited with her childhood friend, Taichi Mashima. Together, they form the Mizusawa Karuta Club. With her teammates and friends supporting her, Chihaya strives to become the best karuta player in the world and to one day be with Arata again.
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Tesshou is your typical high school delinquent with a special skill. He has a perfect pitch. This skill enables him to hear things most people wouldn't. After saving a small dog, Tesshou realises his calling in life is to become a Vet!

In 2006, Wild Life received the Shogakukan Manga Award for shounen.
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Yuuji is a genius at track and field. But he has zero interest running around in circles, he's happy as a clam in the Occult Research Club. Although he's only in the club for kicks, things get serious when a real spirit shows up at school! Life's about to get really strange in Sugisawa Town #3 High School!
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The heartwarming tale of a cat who wants nothing more than to be loved and the old man who adopts him.

2nd place of Tsugi Manga Awards, Category Webmanga

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A youth named Kiriyama Rei, who lost his family as a child, endures loneliness to become a professional shogi player. Then, through a chance meeting, he develops a relationship with the three Kawamoto sisters (Akari, Hinata, Momo), who hail from a working-class district of the city, and little by little his frozen heart begins to thaw.

Note: Nominated for the 2nd Annual Manga Taishou in 2009 and won this award in 2011.
Won the Kodansha Manga Award in the general category (shared with Space Brothers) in 2011 and won the Grand Prize of the 18th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2014.

[PL] Rei Kiriyama już w wieku 15 lat okrzyknięto geniuszem, a potem mianowano profesjonalnym graczem w shogi. Niestety, poza grą nie ma nic, nawet rodziny. Na drodze spokojnego, samotnego i nieco aspołecznego siedemnastolatka staje rodzina Kawamoto. Czy lód w jego sercu stopnieje pod wpływem ciepła przyjaźni?

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Follows the life of an average part-time hero who manages to win every battle with a single punch. This ability frustrates him as he no longer feels the thrill of fighting a tough opponent, which leads him to question his past desire of becoming strong.
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Yoshino has always been treated differently because she is the granddaughter of Osaka's biggest mafia boss, so everyone is afraid of her and she has never had a boyfriend. One day her grandfather tries to engage her with a boy of her age, Kirishima: he is intelligent, calm, kind, and... grandson of another great mobster. In spite of everything, she decides to go live with Kirishima in Tokyo and begins to take an interest in him, but what will she do when she finds out that he is not only part of the Mafia, but is also a masochist?
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Growing up in the late 16th century Sengoku era Japan, Shinmen Takezou is shunned by the local villagers as a devil child due to his wild and violent nature. Running away from home with a fellow boy at age 17, Takezo joins the Toyotomi army to fight the Tokugawa clan at the Battle of Sekigahara. However, the Tokugawa win a crushing victory, leading to nearly three hundred years of Shogunate rule. Takezo and his friend manage to survive the battle and afterwards swear to do great things with their lives. However, after their paths separate, Takezo becomes a wanted criminal and must change his name and his nature in order to escape an ignoble death.

Note: Won the 24th Kodansha Manga Award in the general category in 2000. Won the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2002 and was nominated for the 2003 Eisner Award in the Best Writer/Artist category.
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Kinnikuman (Muscleman), a weak and clumsy super hero, constantly getting into wacky situations. As the series progressed, the story began changing from comedy to action as Kinnikuman battles stronger and stronger foes in the wrestling ring. The series continually introduced new Super Human characters, known as Chyo-jins, who would challenge Kinnikuman and his friends for various purposes.

Received the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen manga in 1985.

The original run was from 1979-1986 and ended with Vol. 36. The series directly continued in 2010.
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Kurashita Tsukimi is an 18 year old 'kurage otaku' (jellyfish fanatic). She lives in Tokyo in an all-female apartment complex full of various types of otaku. They fear and despise beautiful, fashionable people while existing happily in their no-man, no make-up world. That all changes when a 'hipster' saves the life of a jellyfish and intrudes upon Tsukimi's isolated existence. Things are made even more complicated when it turns out that the beautiful woman is actually a man in drag.

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A história conta com personagens diferentes em vários aspectos. Estamos falando de pessoas que normalmente seriam excluídas da sociedade japonesa, mas que, neste mangá, conseguem ganhar nossa total simpatia. Em uma pensão em Tóquio mora um grupo de fujoshis (mulheres otaku fãs de yaoi), todas com suas obsessões, vivendo sob o código de nunca deixar um homem entrar na pensão em que moram. Suas vidas pacatas estavam em harmonia, até que Tsukimi, a otaku por águas-vivas, aceita a ajuda de uma pessoa do tipo mais temido e odiado pelas fujoshis: uma princesa de Tóquio.
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After being dumped, followed closely by her grandmother's sudden death, the chubby Yuri is left broke and homeless. That is until she discovers that her grandmother had been lying to her for years. Her mother is not dead, but is in fact a famous movie star, and very much alive. Upon arriving at her mother's house, she meets her three new beautiful siblings, all from different fathers. Her new-found family is filled with hilarious oddities, ranging from laziness to drunkenness to gay incest. She is constantly antagonized by her brothers Sumire and Aoi. And her sister Fuyou does little to help. And thus Yuri becomes little more than a maid in the household, catering to her siblings needs while her mother travels the world. But as Yuri's warmth fills the house which before had been so cold...what will happen between her and her brothers? Can they come to see each other as siblings before it's too late?

The series received the Shogakukan Manga Award for Shoujo in 1994, and was adapted into a live action Taiwanese drama called "The Rose", originally aired in 2003.
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Kindaichi (frequently with best-bud, Miyuki) travels to various places where a murder has taken place, typically involving ghosts, curses, myths and folklore of significant events from the distant past, and solves the mystery using ingenious deductions of curious clues and his cool magic.
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On his first day of transferring to a new high school, a loner named Mori Buntarou, is cajoled by a classmate into climbing the school building. Despite knowing that one misstep could send him spiraling to his death, he moves forward, and upon finally reaching the top, Mori experiences a sense of fulfillment. That feeling, which seems to be telling him, "You're alive!" gives birth to an adrenaline for rock-climbing.

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В старшей школе Северной Ёкосуки новый, необычный ученик – Мори Бунтаро. В первый же день он отдает предпочтение крыше здания, чем ее кабинетам, где со всех сторон сыплются расспросы. Чтобы отвязаться от надоедливых одноклассников, лихо спрыгивающих с карниза вниз по веревке, Мори совершает безумный поступок: без страховки забирается на крышу по трубе, да еще в таком месте, где это достаточно проблематично, даже для тренированного человека! Одноклассник Миямото и Ониси-сенсей в ужасе и восторге, ведь они профессиональные скалолазы, а тут появляется такой способный ученик! Но Мори не разделяет их восторга и не принимает помощи. Нелюдимый и гордый, он всего добивается в одиночку, и трудности скалолазания его не пугают. Он собирается покорять вершину за вершиной, с каждый разом поднимаясь все выше.

Note: Sakamoto Shinichi did both the story and the art from Volume 4 onwards.
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A certain human country has became prospered in exchange for sacrificing a maiden to a dragon.
But with their progressing civilization, humanity then found the power to defend their country without having to rely to the Dragon anymore.
Feeling that Dragon has became a relic of the past, they picked a priestess to kill the dragon.
However, the Dragon fell in love with the priestess at the first sight instead!
A new and upcoming "killing" romantic comedy!

the winner of the 10th Alphapolis Manga Award is finally here!
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For generations the Türkiye Devleti and the Balt-Rhein Empire have stood in stern opposition to each other. Then one night, when an imperial minister is found assassinated, the two nations are plunged into a potentially explosive situation. As the generals of Türkiye's council cry for war, Mahmut comes to discover the devious truth behind the assassination. Thus the young pasha's battle for his country, peace, and trust in his fellow man begins!
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Igarashi is now in college. The bittersweet memories that he left behind in childhood are now beginning to resurface when he meets his childhood friend Chiyo-chan again after 10 years.

Links: Coco's Twitter Page
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In Giant Killing a ragtag bunch from East Tokyo are struggling in Japan's top football league. The team is going through an abysmal spell right now where they are nearing the bottom of the table and have lost 5 matches in a row. The losses haven't done much to team morale, because it was already low. Fan support, on the other hand, is looking bleak. In the world of football, once the fans turn on a team the end is near. Teams don't recover. Coaches are fired, players are sold, and teams drop to lower divisions where profits often prevent them from ever being successful against even mediocre top division teams. East Tokyo United, ETU, can only blame their coach right now. And Coach is ready to give up this next game to prove to his team and fans, that against the biggest club in the nation he can make this team win.

In 2010, this manga received the 34th Annual Kodansha Manga Award for General Manga.
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Immortal Tatsu is an ex-yakuza who’s given up violence for making an honest man of himself - but is it still possible for a devoted stay-at-home husband to get into a few scrapes?

Russian / Русский


  • 3rd place of Tsugi Manga Awards, Category Webmanga (2018)

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    Hinata Shouyou, upon seeing a volleyball match, is aiming to become "The Small Giant", and joins his middle school volleyball club. After finding new members, they set out for the middle school tournament, where they've cross paths with a formidable school with the "King of the Upper Court", Kageyama Tobio. Although their team lost, Shouyou is still determined to aim for the top and exact revenge on Kageyama. Upon entering high school, he recieved the biggest surprise--he and Kageyama are on the same school and club!
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    Digital colored version of Akira Toriyama's original best selling manga
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    Through a strange series of events, a young man named Yakumo Fuuji becomes the immortal slave of the last of a race of 3 Eyed immortals. The immortal, Pai, absorbs his soul to save his life, making him immortal in the process. Now, he begins a journey with the female immortal in an attempt to find a way of becoming human. Of course, there are many complications along the way, not the least of which being that the immortal is a female with a split personality, one achingly cute and the other being no-nonsense destructive power, and romances that develop between.

    See AnimeNewsNetwork for the anime.
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    A collection of short stories:

    The Distant Dawn - Weekly Shounen Jump (Shueisha) 1975 Issue 34

    The Steel Queen - Weekly Shounen Jump (Shueisha) 1975 April 28th Extra Edition

    Escape from the Wastelands - Weekly Shounen Jump (Shueisha) 1975 Issue 39

    Funeral Convoy - Monthly Shounen Jump (Shueisha) 1976 March

    A Call from Afar - Weekly Shounen Jump (Shueisha) 1978 September 15th Extra Edition

    Whiteout - Weekly Manga Action (Futabasha) 1979 Super Fiction August 31 Extra Edition

    Amazons of the River - Weekly Shounen Jump (Shueisha) 1977 September 10th Extra Edition

    The Carneades Plan - Weekly Shounen Jump (Shueisha) 1976 August 20th Extra Edition

    Algae (Part 1) - Monthly Bears’ Club (Shueisha) 1990 August

    Algae (Part 2) - Monthly Bears’ Club (Shueisha) 1990 September

    Lightning Strike - Monthly Shounen Jump (Shueisha) 1975 August

    Emperor of Winter - Young Magazine (Kodansha) 1996 July

    One Day In The Life of Ivan Dejavu - Business Jump (Shueisha) 1986 March

    Alice (Part 1) - Comic Tom (Shio Shuppansha) 1985 August

    Alice (Part 2) - Comic Tom (Shio Shuppansha) 1985 September

    Alice (Part 3) - Comic Tom (Shio Shuppansha) 1985 October

    The Distant Dawn won the 9th Tezuka Prize in 1975.
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    In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush in the wilderness of Hokkaido. When he stumbles across a map to a fortune in hidden Ainu gold, he sets off on a treacherous quest to find it. But Sugimoto is not the only interested party, and everyone who knows about the gold will kill to possess it! Faced with the harsh conditions of the northern wilderness, ruthless criminals and rogue Japanese soldiers, Sugimoto will need all his skills and luck—and the help of an Ainu girl named Asirpa—to survive.

    Russian / Русский


  • Winner of the 9th Manga Taisho Award in 2016.
  • Nominated for the 20th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize and 40th Kodansha Manga Awards that same year.
  • Winner of the 22th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2018.


  • Links:
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  • Anime Season 1 on ANN
  • Anime Season 2 on ANN
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    Yotsuba is a strange little girl with a big personality! Even in the most trivial, unremarkable encounters, Yotsuba's curiosity and enthusiasm quickly turns the everyday into the extraordinary!
    2016 Osamu Tezuka Culture Award - grand prize. Yotsuba&! received an Excellence Award for Manga at the 2006 Japan Media Arts Festival. In 2008 Yotsuba&! was nominated for the 12th Osamu Tezuka Culture Award and the Eisner Award "Best Publication for Kids" category, but did not win either, and was runner-up for the first annual Manga Taisho award.
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    At Grace Field House, life couldn't be better for the orphans! Though they have no parents, together with the other kids and a kind "Mama" who cares for them, they form one big, happy family. No child is ever overlooked, especially since they are all adopted by the age of 12. Their daily lives involve rigorous tests, but afterwards, they are allowed to play outside.

    There is only one rule they must obey: do not leave the orphanage. But one day, two top-scoring orphans, Emma and Norman, venture past the gate and unearth the horrifying reality behind their entire existence: they are all livestock, and their orphanage is a farm to cultivate food for a mysterious race of demons. With only a few months left to pull off an escape plan, the children must somehow change their predetermined fate.
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    Winner of the 2018 Manga Taisho Award.

    In a world populated by anthropomorphic animals, herbivores and carnivores coexist with each other. For the adolescents of the Cherryton School, school life is filled with hope, romance, distrust, and uneasiness. The main character is Legosi the wolf, a member of the drama club. Despite his menacing appearance, he has a very gentle heart. Throughout most of his life, he has always been an object of fear and hatred by other animals, and he's been quite accustomed to that lifestyle. But soon, he finds himself becoming more involved with his fellow classmates who have their own share of insecurities and finds his life in school changing slowly.
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    From Toriyama's World:
    Yaiba's whole life has been spent training to be a samurai and he doesn't know about anything else, not even girls. When he returns to Japan, a pair of cursed swords makes life even more exciting... and hilarious.

    Note: Starting at chapter 80, EMS Team started using bunko scans, so the volume numbering is a little different.

    In 1993 Yaiba received the Shogakukan Manga Award.
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    Taira Capeta was a 4th grader boy. He had lost his mother when he had been very little. Although he pretended to be tough in front of his father, actually he felt lonely. One day, his father brought junk parts home from his workplace and made a racing kart. Soon, they went to a circuit to drive the kart. However, Capeta found that its frame was bent and it could hardly run straight. But, with his technique he managed the kart. Furthermore, he followed soon after the fast kart and he could nearly leave it behind. The driver in the kart was Minamoto Naomi, the champion of the East Japan Junior Kart. Looking at their chase, Naomi’s mother, Minamoto Nanako, advised Capeta to take part in the official race.

    This manga won the Kodansha Manga Award for shōnen in 2005.

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