Shojo FIGHT! lives up to its name. Neri and her friends fight for love, victory, and freedom—on and off court. They take on each other and their senpai in intra-squat games, but they also go head-to-head with a dangerous organization, all the while navigating through the turbulent currents of adolescent life and love.
A tall body is the ultimate weapon in basketball… or maybe not? Aoba Taiju is roughly 2m (~6.6ft) tall. He has played basketball since primary school, and yet, his worth as a player is constantly being contested. Not because of a lack of experience or some other skill-related issue. No, purely because of his height.
Yama o wataru (Crossing mountains) is for those who love the outdoors but also for those who have yet to discover its charms. If you’re curious about mountaineering, then Yama o wataru is the perfect read for you. So, pack your bags and get ready, because after reading the manga, you might want to take on a mountain yourself.
Before “Mix,” there was “Cross Game.” Prior to that, “H2” was published, and “Touch” came out even earlier. But Adachi Mitsuru’s first, very own story was “Nine,” published from 1978 to 1980. Similar to his subsequent baseball manga, it’s a story about the members of a school’s baseball club navigating through the torrents of life and love.
At first, Kikuzato, the protagonist of the story, is a rather withdrawn teenage boy. He is indifferent to his surroundings and disinterested in making friends. But not for long! Amiable friends and competitive rivals pull Kikuzato out of his shell and accompany him on his endeavor to become a track and field para athlete.
Soaring through the air in graceful motions. Fighting for every tenth of a point. Taking risks vs. playing it safe. Determination, dedication, friendships, and rivalries—that’s what Moonland is about. For boys and girls alike, gymnastics is at the center of their lives. However, only one is trying to reach the moon.