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Dear Boys

Dear Boys
Original title: ディアボーイズ
Demographics: Shounen
Chapters at MH: 0
Releases at MH: 0
Publishing Status: Finished
Writer(s): YAGAMI Hiroki
Artist(s): YAGAMI Hiroki
Serialized in: Monthly Shounen Magazine
Published by: Kodansha
Year: 1997
Official Site: http://kc.kodansha.co.jp/content/top.php/1000000006
Popularity: 17 favorites
Translators: 0 (Click here to view)
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Score 4.5 of 5.0 - 13 votes

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Aikawa Kazuhiko was the captain of Tendoji high school prestigious basketball team. He moves into a new town to attend Mizuho high school and joins its basketball team. However, Mizuho high's basketball team is far from being prestigious, in fact, it's a now defunct basketball team. Nevertheless to say, Kazuhiko's presistence, passion and basketball skills inspired other team members of the dysfunctional basketball team to gear up and start practicing again.
The aim is to play in the national tournaments where all young basketball players meet their opponents in basketball competition. The tale of youth of five protagonist: Fujiwara Takuya, Ishii Tsutomu, Dobasi Kenji and Aikawa Kazuhiko have just began along with the live of Mizuho high school basketball team.

Continued in Dear Boys Act II

Tags

Drama, School Life, Shounen, Sports

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Review by AleximusMaximus
Well this is my first review ever, and, in english... oh man I hope it will not look strange.

Dear Boys

First of all, if you haven't notice yet, Dear Boys isn't a yaoi Manga, the name can be suggestive, but in fact is a sports Manga, a basketball sports manga to be more precise.

I have to agree that this series doesn't start very well it has a old fashion look and a very bad art, but for a Manga that started in 1989 (?) I think that it was ok I guess, even though the autor brings an interesting story of a super shot ace that enrolls in a unknown team and revives it, how typical can this be? I might think...

Ppl might think that this is a trivial sports manga but I believe that it's much more then that, the author answers questions like "Why did that guy transfer schools?", "What's wrong with this team?", "Can they make it to survive?", "Will they be acknowladge by the others?", "Who will date who?".

The art of this series will improve gradually and the sports action scenes will give us the thrill to wish for more, but apart of that all we will see the growth of a high school kids connected to this wonderful sport, their mistakes, their success, their friendship and their love for...

Basketball... Permalink " "
Review by audreyhutt
Any scanlation group interested in this manga but couldn't find the RAWs, please contact me. :) Permalink " "

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