For anyone who loves Japanese manga, it is impossible not to know Adachi Mitsuru – an extremely famous author. Here are 3 best manga series featuring the best baseball of the top mangaka in the country of cherry blossoms according to the votes of readers.
Adachi Mitsuru was born in 1951 in Isesaki, Gunma, Japan. He started writing his first manga in 1970 as Kieta Bakuon, based on another manga by Ozawa Satoru. Adchi is best known for his comedic and sporty manga (especially about baseball). He is described as a pen of a genius who sketches everyday life.
Those who love baseball must have read this series before. It is also one of the first series for sports fans. Touch revolves around 3 small friends who are twin brothers Tatsuya, Kazuya and her friend Minami. Kazuya and Minami are the role models for the talented boy and girl, while his older brother Tatsuya is lazy and doesn’t seem to stand out. It all started when Kazuya was killed by a truck on his way to the regional baseball qualifying finals. The incident forced Tatsuya to replace his younger brother’s position to write the future for the school’s baseball team.
Hiro and Hiraki have been best friends since childhood. Due to a shoulder injury, Hiro could not follow his passion for baseball. However, Hikari and Hideo – a close friend of Hero decided to go to a school with a baseball club so Hiro would not give up his favorite sport. When he saw the club being cornered, Hiro accepted to train to save the team.
Cross Game revolves around the story of the boy Koh and the four sisters of a neighbor. Over time, all 5 of them grew up and Koh also began to realize the love for baseball. Although Koh knew she was capable of playing this sport, it was not until gangsters bullied her that Koh decided to follow this path.
After 24 long years, there has been news that the famous basketball manga, Slam Dunk, will be coming back in April 2020.
Those who love basketball in their 20s and 30s will probably know Slam Dunk. This is a famous manga series about basketball by Takehiko Inoue. First published in Shonen Jump weekly magazine in Japan in 1990, the series spans over 6 years and has sold over 100 million copies in the country. The heat of Slam Dunk also spread throughout Asia in particular and the world in general.
Slam Dunk tells the story of the growth of protagonist Hanamichi Sakuragi and the Shohoku basketball team. The series officially ended with an opening ending in 1996 in episode 31. This ending may be disappointing for viewers, but many argue that this is almost the most complete and true ending. that the author brought to the series. Because fairy rarely appears in any sports tournament. The ending of the series also left a lot of expectations of readers for the next tournament of the “red-haired” Hanamichi Sakuragi.
However, there has been some suspicion that the series will return to readers in the second quarter of 2020. The author’s Twitter has just posted color drawings that have never appeared and that is also drawings that Takehiko Inoue has been actively working on recently.
The hidden posting by author Takehiko Inoue on personal Twitter with content about the new drawings will be released in Young Jump magazine. According to some sources from World of Buzz, this new publication is titled LUS / SLAM DUNK renowned 2 and will include more than 130 illustrations drawn in the past and relevant things are used for other authors’ publications.
According to some previous rumors, the content of Slam Dunk will revolve around Hanamichi Sakuragi’s journey at the NBA tournament 10 years after the events taking place in the original comic book series. In addition, there are rumors that another famous basketball comic series, Kuroko no Basket will also appear as a cameo in this new series.