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Alternative Titles

English: Girl Got Game
Synonyms: Namida ga Hareru made, Change!, Makeover
Japanese: POWER!!


Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 44
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 11, 1999 to 2002
Authors: Seino, Shizuru (Story & Art)
Serialization: Bessatsu Friend


Score: 7.791 (scored by 7253 users)
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Ranked: #17312
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Popularity: #673
Members: 12,699
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Kyo Aizawa is very excited about getting to attend Seisyu Academy, which is famous for its adorable girls' uniforms. Her spirits are crushed, however, when she opens the package containing her school uniform to find a boy's uniform.

Her father explains to her that, as Seisyu Academy is also famous for its boys' basketball program, he enrolled her as a boy so she can fulfill his own dream of becoming an NBA basketball star. To make matters worse, she has to stay in the boys' dorms, and her roommate is the same boy she came to hate at tryouts.

(Source: TokyoPop)

Included one-shots:
Volume 2: Change! (Makeover), Usotsuki na Kanojo Bangai-hen: Virgin Kiki Ippatsu!? no Maki
Volume 4: Namida ga Hareru made (Till Teardrops Dry)


Power!! was published in English as Girl Got Game by TokyoPop from January 2004 to August 31, 2005.


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Sep 17, 2015
NewAnimeFan (All reviews)
The storyline of this manga was everywhere and didn't make sense really. For example, the premise of the manga: the dad forces his daughter to pretend to be a boy to play basketball. Yes, it's a cute premise, but it's never fully explained and just kind of forced upon us.

Basketball is forgotten by the sixth volume. I was never really satisfied with Kyo and Chiharu's relationship. :/ A bunch of supporting characters were introduced but quickly forgotten. In fact, the only thing I truly loved about this manga was Hayama. He was hilarious and I found him endearing in the two bonus chapters about him.

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Jan 21, 2018
marvy (All reviews)
Overall it has a lot of funny moments that made this manga worth reading. The story has several inconsistencies, but those moments alone was enough to get me hooked. It felt like a roller coaster, it goes from ok average typical events to incredibly ridiculous and then back into that same cycle. Rarely have a felt surprised this much from a manga. Also I just wished the characters were more drawn out. The only one who had character development and an actual complete backstory was the newest addition towards the end. This manga had a lot of potential, if it wasn't so scatter brained. read more
Aug 21, 2008
Rie (All reviews)
Girl Got Game rather “funky” English translation for 活力100% aka Katsuryoku 100% aka Power!! Nevertheless, don’t let the title fool you with the assumption that there’s like magic involved or whatever. Not at all. It’s a story over in the sports and school life realm. Additionally, the story is certainly a gender-bender type. A girl ends up dressing up as a guy. Oh no, don’t you go saying “copy –cat of Hana-Kimi or Ouran High School Host Club..!” :P It’s not entirely like that at all. Rather, the reasoning for why she, being the main and central protagonist, cross-dresses for a very different and read more
Jul 27, 2009
nat_fernandez95 (All reviews)
At first view i was debating myself if i should watch it or not. The plot line seemed interesting but the basketball part kinda turned me off. But i started reading it as soon as i was finish with the summary. The story was halarious, it kept me laughing from start to finish. Overall i think anyone would enjoy this story. I've left out some things that i condsider spoilers.
Story: 9
The plot line was great. Like i said i was glad the story didn't completly revolve around basketball. At first Kyo's alone, living with a roomate who she can't stand yet finds herself attracted to read more


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