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New Manga by Mitsuru Adachi Calls for Reprint of Monthly Magazine

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May 18, 2012 8:11 AM

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According to Comic Natalie, the June issue of Gessan, released on May 12, has announced an additional reprint to be released on May 23. The reprint was caused primarily by the first chapter of "MIX", the newest manga serialization by Mitsuru Adachi. Shogakukan made the bold decision to do the reprint, a rarity for any manga magazine as well as a first for Gessan, in response to the nation-wide depletion of the first stock of the monthly magazine before the first week after its release date.

MIX is the sequel to Touch, taking place 26 years later, about a different pair of brothers involved in the baseball team at the same Meisei Middle School.

Source: Yaraon (Japanese), Comic Natalie (Japanese)
Modified by ap19, May 19, 2012 3:27 AM
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May 18, 2012 8:51 AM
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i enjoyed Cross Game a lot so i bet when this manga gets animated it will be a winner
May 18, 2012 10:28 AM

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omg, just let Touch die...the worthless movies were enough. Now Adachi wants to "redo" Touch again? As if Cross Game wasn't enough...

Will Tac-chan make a cameo in this new manga? I would wait about 10 years for the manga to be finished because it's probably going to be super long.
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May 18, 2012 10:50 AM

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Sounds good to me.

May 18, 2012 1:43 PM

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Only read Cross Game by him and it was quite alright. I have the whole Touch manga here but I can't find the time to read it. Yet, he's probably one of the most popular sports manga creator out there right now so this doesn't particularly surprise me. Cross Game had great sales.
May 18, 2012 2:20 PM

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I find this just amazing, i'm a big Adachi fan
And if it is a story that goes 26 years after touch, it doesnt relate that much with it, so I dont think it's bound to be worhtless like the movies that came after it. Its also a manga, so I dont think Touch fans should be unpleased with this...
May 18, 2012 2:22 PM

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i will wait for it cause that guy is my man and a winner
May 18, 2012 5:26 PM

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I'm for this if Tatsuya and Minami are coaches for the baseball and rhythm gymnastics teams.
May 19, 2012 8:34 AM
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I saw the CM to MIX, which it kind of looks more like Cross Game than Touch.
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May 19, 2012 12:34 PM
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Touch, hmm. The main characters and I are the same generation. lol
So old-school.
It is surprising that Adachi was regarded as the last one who draw a sequel. Hiatari Ryoukou, Miyuki, and Nine have never been made additional stories.
He may have changed his own mind.
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Jun 11, 2012 2:33 PM

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