Ookiku Furikabutte isn't just a baseball manga. It's the story of a
timid young man who was made an ace pitcher in middle school because of
family connections. Now he's in high school and it's his time to shine
as an ace in his own right.
Reading this story will get your blood boiling, heart pumping, and tears
flowing. It has been popular since it was serialized, a true Japanese
high school baseball manga!
The manga series won the prestigious Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize for
best creative work in 2006. In 2007, it won the Kodansha Manga Award for