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- DescriptionReal is a tale of triumph over adversity told in the unmatched illustrative style of one of Japan's most popular and talented creators, Takehiko Iue (Slam Dunk, Vagabond). The series' main characters, three young men in their late teens, have one thing in common--their love of basketball. As they experience harrowing personal tragedies, their love for the sport provides an unexpected lifeline and a path to redemption. This series has sold over 12 million copies worldwide. Takahashi finally decides to pick up the ball again. But he soon discovers that wheelchair basketball is a completely different game from regular basketball, and he'll have to start all over again from the fundamentals. Will Takahashi's ego and his old ways prevent him from rediscovering his former passion?
- Author BiographyTakehiko Inoue is the creator of one of the most popular manga of all time, Slam Dunk, which has sold over 100 million copies worldwide. He followed that series up with two titles lauded by critics and fans alike-- Vagabond, a fictional account of the life of Miyamoto Musashi, and Real, a manga about wheelchair basketball. Inoue is the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize and the Media Arts Festival Award. In addition to his work on manga, Inoue has worked on television commercials, character designs for video games, and is the founder of a scholarship to foster Japanese basketball talent.
- Author(s)Takehiko Inoue
- PublisherViz Media
- Date of Publication15/03/2016
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGraphic Novels: Manga
- Series TitleReal
- Series Part/Volume Number14
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintViz Media
- Weight249 g
- Width152 mm
- Height208 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Illustrator(s)Takehiko Inoue
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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