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Simon & Schuster UK and VIZ Media is publishing the perfect manga for a football-obsessed nation: the popular soccer-associated Whistle! series, created to commemorate the 2002 World Cup Final held in Japan.
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Everybody has a dream, and for Shoc; Kazamatsuri, that dream is simple: he wants to be the best football player he can possibly be. He's the spirited leader of the Josui Junior High team and everyone looks up to him. In turn, he tries to keep the team together at any cost! Banned from his school's football team for being too short, Shoc; Kazamatsuri decides there's only one thing left to do: switch schools! But even a change in scenery doesn't help the David Beckham wannabe. On campus, he is mistakenly introduced to everyone as a hotshot football player. When the truth is revealed, Shoc; drops out of school to practice on his own. Alone, the spunky teenager must work twice as hard to make his dreams come true. He wants to play football so badly he's willing to hustle day and night to make it happen. Packed with action, humour and teenage kicks, Whistle! is a must-read for dreamers (and football fans) of all ages!About the Author:
Daisuke Higuchi's manga career began in 1992 when the artist was honored with third prize in the 43rd Osamu Tezuka Award. In that same year, Higuchi debuted as creator of a romantic action story titled Itaru. In 1998, Weekly Shonen Jump began serializing Whistle! Higuchi's realistic football manga became an instant hit with readers and eventually inspired an anime series, debuting on Japanese TV in May of 2002. The artist is currently working on yet-to-be-published new series.
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