Did You Know?: Manga With Tennis Background


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History has proven that tennis is one of the most well known sports. Even in the world of Manga, tennis background story turns out to be rather interesting. I’m not talking about the story where the protagonist confesses to a girl who happens to play tennis like Crazy Love Game which the story does not circulate with the tennis concept; I’m talking about a Manga where tennis is the main component in the story development.

You might notice that many Tennis-related Manga have a high school environment in most cases. That’s probably related with the fact that most of the stories are shounen and shoujo, with a cheerful traits and full of energy. It might be cause by the targeted reader, for the reader to be able to understand the characteristic of young boys and girls action. For starter, let me gives you a very short and sharp review of 7 Tennis Manga and my top 2 recommendation of the Tennis Manga.

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Sky Town Solamachi – Stairway to the Towering Tokyo Sky Tree – Part 1


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Just as I wrote on the last post, the Tokyo Sky Tree is the most visited tourist destination in Tokyo, even in Japan. This amazing tower ,that become the tallest tower in the world, offer you not only the spectacular view of Metropolitan Tokyo, but there are still lots of things that Tokyo Sky Tree Town has to offer. One of the things that Tokyo Sky Tree Town complex offers is a giant department store, acts as a “gate” to the Sky Tree named Solamachi. Solamachi, however, has its own appeal that attract people not only to come to the Tokyo Sky Tree, since  you could  spend your leisure while waiting to go up to the Sky Tree or just buying all your needs in this place. So now, let’s see what are the things that this foundation of Tokyo Sky Tree has to offer.. Continue reading

Hammer Session!: A Teacher With The Art of Manipulation


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Title: Hammer Session!

Author: Koganemaru Yamato, Yatsu Hiroyuki

Artist: Tanahashi Namoshiro

Year Published: 2006

Serialized in: Weekly Shonen Magazine

Licensed in English: No

Genre: Comedy Action Romance School Life Shounen Slice of Life

Scanlation Latest Release: Chapter 23

Status in Country of Origin: 11 volumes (Complete)

Age Rating: 15+

Rating: 9,0  / 10

“Is he a criminal who killed many civilians?”

“Or a terrorist who injured many people?”

 

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Denpa Kyoushi: An Otaku Teacher to Save the Day? Yes He Can!


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Title: Denpa Kyoushi

Author: Azuma Takeshi

Year Published: 2011

Serialized in: Shounen Sunday (Shogakukan)

Licensed in English: No

Genre: Comedy  Harem  Romance  School Life  Shounen  Slice of Life

Scanlation Latest Release: Chapter 41

Status in Country of Origin: 3 volumes (on-going)

Age Rating: 13+

Rating: 7.9 / 10

“Don’t think that by abiding the rules, you’ll automatically be useful to society.”

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D-Frag!: A New Sensation of Random High School Manga


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Title: D-Frag!

Author: Haruno Tomoya

Artist: Haruno Tomoya

Category: Manga

Year Published: 2008.

Serialized in: Comic Alive

Licensed in English: No

Genre: Comedy, Romance, School Life, Seinen, Slice Of Life

Scanlation Latest Release: Chapter 41

Status in Country of Origin: 4 volumes (on-going).

Age Rating: 17+

Rating: 6.3 / 10.

“There are two ways this can go down. The first, you be nice and join the club. Or else.”

“I’ll join!! Please let me join the club!”

“Welcome”

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Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Astounding, Detailed Rationale of Modern Magic and Badass Male Protagonist


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Title: Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei

Author: Hayashi Fumino, Satou Tsutomu

Character Design: Kana Ishida

Artist: Kitaumi Tsuna

Category: Manga

Year Published: 2011.

Serialized in: G Fantasy (Square Enix).

Licensed in English: No

Genre: Fantasy Romance School Life Sci-fi Shounen Supernatural

Scanlation Latest Release: Chapter 9

Status in Country of Origin: 3 volumes (on-going).

Age Rating: 15+.

Rating: 8.6 / 10.

“That kid is a [weed], right?”

“He sure is enthusiastic for a reserve.”

“Even though he’s just a spare.”

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Akame ga Kill!: A Darkly Thrilling Rebellion Against Mainstream Shounen Fantasy Manga


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¦Empire General Esdese as the cover for the fourth volume.¦

Title: Akame ga Kill!

Author: Takahiro

Artist: Tashiro Tetsuya

Category: Manga

Year Published: 2010.

Serialized in: Gangan Joker (Square Enix)

Licensed in English: No

Genre: Action Adventure Drama Fantasy Romance Shounen

Scanlation Latest Release: Chapter 28.

Status in Country of Origin: 5 volumes (on-going).

Age Rating: 17+.

Rating: 9.1 / 10.

“Have you no mercy?!”

“Mercy…? No idea what that means.”

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