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Japanese: エイチツー


Type: Manga
Volumes: 34
Chapters: 338
Status: Finished
Published: 1992 to 1999
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Romance Romance, Sports Sports
Themes: School School, Team Sports Team Sports
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Sunday
Authors: Adachi, Mitsuru (Story & Art)


Score: 8.191 (scored by 47834,783 users)
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Ranked: #4322
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Popularity: #1749
Members: 10,880
Favorites: 441


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Volumes: /34
Chapters: /338


Hiro has two loves: baseball and porn. But due to an elbow injury he gives up baseball choosing a school with no baseball team. His childhood friend Hikari attends a different school with baseball ace Hideo and the two wish Hiro had not given up baseball. Hiro joins the soccer team but meets Haruka, a very clumsy girl, who is manager of the unofficial baseball club. When the soccer team challenges the baseball club to a game, with hopes of humiliating them, the baseball club nearly loses until Hiro, disgusted by the soccer team`s arrogance, switches to the baseball club.

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Jan 5, 2014
Adachi Mitsuru's "H2" is a delightful and simple tale of two young men finding their place in the game of baseball. It is also a testament to why the sports genre is one of the most powerful in storytelling.

Known for his work on "Touch", "Katsu", and more recently, "Cross Game", Adachi Mitsuru has rightfully earned his place as one of manga's most influential artists. People may complain that his stories are merely copy-pasted from one another (just how many baseball manga has he created so far?) but there is a reason for why he rarely strays from the usual: nobody else can combine the ...
May 27, 2008
I recently finished this manga only a few hours ago and really wanted to write a review immediately after finishing it up, as so it would be completely fresh in my mind. However, after reading it through, I could not help but to dedicate a few hours to think over what I had just read. Let me begin by saying that I had not read any of Adachi Mitsuru's works and after hearing positive things about this manga-ka, decided to go for one of his completed, yet somewhat recent works, H2. With Touch receiving many of the accolades of being a great ...
May 31, 2014
Out of Adachi's 3 big baseball mangas, H2 is the worst.

The flaws include bad pacing, and an unrewarding ending after beign dragged over 300 chapters. This is a tricky read, like some of Adachi's other works it has a drop of quallity near the end, and obviously some very bad humor and filler pages.

The pros are that the side characters are nice and had some nice back story, even if they are forgetten after their respective arcs.

But the biggest flaw is that you feel like Hiro and Hideo don't evolve a lot during the manga, you don't see a real development, Hikari and Haruka you ...

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