Hikaru no Go, Vol. 19

byYumi HottaBy (artist)Takeshi Obata

May 4, 2010|
Hikaru no Go, Vol. 19 by Yumi Hotta
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After stumbling across a haunted go board, Hikaru Shindo discovers that the spirit of a master player named Fujiwara-no-Sai has taken up residence in his consciousness. Sai awakens in Hikaru an untapped genius for the game, and soon the schoolboy is chasing his own dream--defeating the famed go prodigy Akira Toya!

Hikaru is determined to move carefully, step by step, up the ladder of professional go. He pours his energy into it, striving to get closer to his ultimate goal--playing the Divine Move. After many games he finally gets to play a 7-dan, who turns out to be someone he's confronted before, though not in competition. Their mutual animosity fires their competitiveness, pushing them to play with maximum intensity!
Takeshi Obata was born in 1969 in Niigata, Japan, and first achieved international recognition as the artist of the wildly popular Shonen Jump title Hikaru no Go, which won the 2003 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize: Shinsei "New Hope" Award and the 2000 Shogakukan Manga Award. He went on to illustrate the smash hit Death Note as well as the...
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Title:Hikaru no Go, Vol. 19
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:200 pages, 7.5 X 5 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:200 pages, 7.5 X 5 X 0.6 in
Published:May 4, 2010
Publisher:VIZ Media LLC
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781421528243

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