Eyeshield 21 Vol. 01. Catch all the bone-crushing action and slapstick comedy of Japan’s hottest football manga!
Wimpy Sena Kobayakawa has been running away from bullies all his life. But when the football gear comes on, things change–Sena’s speed and uncanny ability to elude big bullies just might give him what it takes to become a great high school football hero!
What does a wimpy kid who’s been bullied all his life have to depend on but his own two feet? Sena Kobayakawa is about to start his first year in high school and he’s vowed not to get picked on anymore. Unfortunately, the sadistic captain of the football team already has his eye on Sena and his lightning-fast speed.
Riichiro Inagaki was working as anime staff production and manga assistant before made his debut as a manga artist in 2001 in Big Comic Spirits. His other works are Dr. Stone, Dr. Stone Reboot: Byakuya, Trillion Game and Alpha Centauri Doubutsuen.
Yusuke Murata had a number of one-shots published in Weekly Shonen Jump namely Partner (won the 122th Hop*Step award), Samui Hanashi (won the 2nd Prize in the 51th Akatsuka Award), Kaitou COLT and of course, Eyeshield 21 which was then serialized starting in Weekly Shonen Jump No. 34 2002. He wrote and drew a short story for the March 2008 issue of Jump Square called ‘Madofuki Park’.
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