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Cross Game, Vol. 5

Mitsuru Adachi

This poignant coming-of-age story will change your perception of what shonen manga can be. About the game of life...and baseball.

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.

In the summer of his second year in high school, Ko and the Seishu baseball team must take on mighty Ryuou Gakuin and their genius slugger Keitaro Mishima. With everything on the line, will destiny find Seishu moving on to the next round? Later, new neighbors are setting up shop next to Kitamura Sports, and their daughter bears a striking resemblance to Wakaba...

Book Details

  • Publisher: Viz Media
  • Publish Date: Oct 11st, 2011
  • Pages: 376
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 7.50in - 5.00in - 1.20in - 0.80lb
  • EAN: 9781421537696
  • Recommended age: 13-17
  • Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels - MangaSports & Recreation - Baseball & Softball

About 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.
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