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Osu!! Karate Bu (Manga)

Osu!! Karate Bu

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Osu!! Karatebu, Go!! Karate Club
Japanese: 押忍!!空手部

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 43
Chapters: 483
Status: Finished
Published: 1985 to 1996
Genres: Martial Arts
Authors: Takahashi, Kouji (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Jump

Statistics

Score: 7.031 (scored by 61 users)
Ranked: #82032
Popularity: #12121
Members: 285
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Synopsis

Matsushita Tadashi is a second year student at Kangokou High School (in Osaka, Japan) and a constant target of Kangokou's numerous bullies who beat him up routinely after school. He is accompanied by his best friend Saitou Takaki, who is also constantly harassed.

As the pair grow increasingly tired of being victimized they decide to join the titular Karate Club, which is notorious throughout Osaka's youth gangs for training and producing the city's most hardened and toughest teenage thugs while maintaining the facade of a legit school sports club. But when they join the club, they find themselves picked on just as much if not worse by the club's current members.

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Characters

Takagi, Yoshiyuki
Takagi, Yoshiyuki
Main
Matsushita, Tadashi
Matsushita, Tadashi
Main
Kabata, Inasaku
Kabata, Inasaku
Supporting
Honda, Momochiyo
Honda, Momochiyo
Supporting
Morigami, Shingo
Morigami, Shingo
Supporting
Saitou, Takaaki
Saitou, Takaaki
Supporting

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They both have a similar setting and story. They're about Japanese delinquent teenagers becoming gangsters so they can fight each other. It's not an in-depth recommendation, I know, but they're both definitely worth reading for their own set of quirks and characters, and fans of one will definitely enjoy the other. 
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