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One Outs (Manga)

One Outs

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Japanese: ONE OUTS

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 20
Chapters: 175
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 18, 1998 to Feb 19, 2009
Authors: Kaitani, Shinobu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Business Jump

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Score: 8.621 (scored by 1410 users)
Ranked: #752
Popularity: #993
Members: 3,723
Favorites: 138
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Synopsis

The story begins when Hiromichi Kojima, the star batter of the fictional Lycaons in Japan's Pacific League, heads to the southern Japanese island of Okinawa to train and bring himself out of a slump. There, he meet Toa Tokuchi, a 134 km/h (83 miles per hour) pitcher and the undisputed king of a gambling form of baseball called "One Out." At Kojima's urging, Tokuchi signs up with the Lycaons under an unusual contract: he gets 5,000,000 yen (about US$46,000) for every out he pitches, but loses 50,000,000 yen (US$460,000) for every point he gives up.

(Source: ANN)

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Adaptation: One Outs

Characters

 Satoshi
Ideguchi, Satoshi
Main
 Hiromichi
Kojima, Hiromichi
Main
 Toua
Tokuchi, Toua
Main
 Dennis
Johnson, Dennis
Supporting
 Hajime
Kurai, Hajime
Supporting
 John
Muruwaka, John
Supporting
 Tsuneo
Saikawa, Tsuneo
Supporting



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Sep 1, 2010
Hattori_Hanzo
“What does it mean to be a winner, the last one standing? It means to climb over a mountain of corpses to get to the top. By no means is it a glorious sight to behold, and in fact, it is extremely cruel. Even so, if you still wish to seek victory... then you must become a devil.”

Tokuchi Toua’s words reverberate through Kojima Hiromichi’s mind as he steps up in the decisive showdown against their biggest opponents, the all-star Chiba Mariners team. Kojima is the cleanup batter of the struggling baseball team, Saikyou Saitama Lycaons. Even though he is regarded as a local hero, he read more
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Nov 20, 2012
ShintakoInari
Warning: I am not a very good. . . reviewer? So, uhh, beware. *flicks booger at screen.*

*Gintoki comes along and highfives me.*
*shot for bad Gintama reference.*
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Alright, to be blunt, i'm not a sports person. I'm not even athletic, and i have the stamina of a dying cat that is being weighed down by fifty pounds. i dont even like sports. However, i am easily persuaded by manga- for instance, after One Outs, i liked baseball. After Kurogane, i liked kendo. After Kuroko no Basuke, i liked basketball. After Eyeshield 21 and Prince of Tennis. . . well you get it.

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User Recommendations

Authored by the same mangaka, both feature a male protagonist who are adept with manipulating how others think.
They are similar in the way that the two main characters smoke, are only concentrated on winning/being the best (very tactical in their decisions), and finally they owe someone something and enter the baseball scene in order to pay the person back. The stories are entertaining too. :)

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