Boys on the Run
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Boys on the Run

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Japanese: ボーイズ・オン・ザ・ラン


Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 116
Status: Finished
Published: 2005 to Jun 2008
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Romance Romance, Sports Sports
Theme: Combat Sports Combat Sports
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Big Comic Spirits
Authors: Hanazawa, Kengo (Story & Art)


Score: 7.371 (scored by 23452,345 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #38882
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2240
Members: 7,979
Favorites: 161


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The story is about how and why a guy goes from a worker at a dead-end job to becoming a boxer.

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Aoyama, Takahiro

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Feb 25, 2019
“I’m truly very sorry. Seems I ruined your humble little life.”

Welcome to Boys on the Run, a manga serialized from 2005 to 2008 in Big Comic Spirits that tells a story about the life of our twenty-six year old protagonist, Tanishi. A self-aware, self-deprecating employee at a toy company whose main responsibilities in life up to this point have been to make sure that the vending machines across various businesses are stocked. As you might have been able to tell from that description, the job is not an exciting one, Tanishi’s life up to when we are introduced to him, is not an exciting one, ...
Jun 4, 2020
Ah I sure do love "Struggle Tweets (before struggletweets existed): the manga." Because no matter how often I took a gut punch in the feels department, no matter how angry I got over character actions, no matter how frustrating it might be to essentially watch a man be beaten down over and over again without learning a single fucking thing, I can't say that it was because this manga was poorly written. Like it or not, Kengo Hanazawa sure knows how to wright real characters with a hyperbolic spin: losers, assholes, and good people alike. And he sure knows how to draw too, every background ...
Jul 29, 2022
i really cant wrap my head around this series if im being honest, on one hand i absolutely loved it all the way through, but on another hand the entire thing just pissed me off, and i think that was the point?? reading something that actually gives you a genuinely wide range of emotions CAN be a really great feeling, at other points it made me question the point of even reading it

story, 6: it was hard picking a score for the story, i felt like it was just gut punch after gut punch after gut punch, seriously, our poor tanishi never gets a break, ...

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