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Synonyms: Zoku Isourou yori Hitokoto, Koibito Sengen
Japanese: ナイン


Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 29
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 25, 1978 to Oct 25, 1980
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance, Sports Sports
Theme: Team Sports Team Sports
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Sunday Super
Authors: Adachi, Mitsuru (Story & Art)


Score: 7.021 (scored by 636636 users)
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Ranked: #82432
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Popularity: #11214
Members: 1,319
Favorites: 4


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Right before track star Katsuya Nimi and judo champion Susumu Karasawa enter high school, they see a pretty girl crying as the school's baseball team looses yet another game. It turns out that she's Yuri Nakao, the baseball coach's beautiful daughter, who is worried because the team is in danger of closing down if the streak continues. Katsuya and Susumu decide to join the baseball team in hopes of helping them make it to Koshien. Things get more complicated, however, when Katsuya starts to fall for Yuri... but their budding romance is interrupted by a few potential rivals. Can Katsuya learn both how to win at baseball and at romance?

Included one-shots:
Volume 5: Koibito Sengen, Zoku Isourou yori Hitokoto


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Jan 14, 2016
Nine is a very old manga (late '70s) from the mangaka who eventually would go on to give us Touch and H2, among others. It is much shorter than is more well-known works, but is still a solid mixture of romance and sports manga... if you don't mind some of the old-school elements seeping through.

The manga starts out a bit awkwardly: two best friends (a middle school judo star and a middle school track star) decide to join their high school's down-and-out baseball team, because both become instantly infatuated with the team's manager (who is also the coach's daughter). It turns out the ...

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