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Synonyms: Gaku: Minna no Yama, Peak: Everyone's Mountain


Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 159
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 20, 2003 to Jun 5, 2012
Genres: Award Winning Award Winning, Drama Drama
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Big Comic Original
Authors: Ishizuka, Shinichi (Story & Art)


Score: 7.541 (scored by 197197 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #23912
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #10585
Members: 1,246
Favorites: 10

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Shimazaki Sanpo is a volunteer member of the mountain rescue team of Japanese Alps. Confronting a life-threatening situations he always seeks out the best solution to save the climbers. It's a human drama of the lives and deaths in the mountains.


Gaku won 1st Manga Taisho Award and the 54th Shougakukan Manga Award in general category.


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Jul 29, 2022
I waited a long time before being able to read this manga, and I must say that the reward was up to my expectations.
I already know Shinichi Ishizuka through Blue Giant, a fantastic manga around music. But Gaku intrigued me. For one thing because it's a very little known manga but also the fact that it's a manga about mountaineering.
In manga, mountaineering is a rather deep theme, where the authors try to express the importance of mountains, what they can bring to a person's life, their benefits and also their danger.
I was waiting to see if Gaku would take a path similar to Kokou no ...

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