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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ホイッスル!
English: Whistle!
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 24
Chapters: 216
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 24, 1998 to Oct 8, 2002
Genres: Drama Drama, Sports Sports
Theme: Team Sports Team Sports
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Authors: Higuchi, Daisuke (Story & Art)


Score: 7.731 (scored by 29612,961 users)
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Ranked: #15442
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3371
Members: 6,215
Favorites: 165


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Chapters: /216


Everybody has a dream, and for Shou Kazamatsuri, that dream is simple: he wants to be the best soccer player he can possibly be. He's the spirited leader of the Josui Junior High team and everyone looks up to him. In turn, he tries to keep the team together at any cost!

(Source: VIZ Media)


Whistle! was published in English by VIZ Media under the Shonen Jump imprint from October 12, 2004 to January 5, 2010.



Jul 6, 2012
Whistle! is a most read manga for all ages. Even if you find that you don't care for sports, or like Shounen Jump Manga, I honestly recommend that you give this one a try.

I've reread Whistle! so many times now that I've lost track of the exact number. But I thought I would tell you a little bit about why I love this series so much. It's one of the most inspiring manga series I've ever read. And the only one I own most of.

I have a hard time finding any fault in this series. I think the story is amazing. The artwork ...
May 8, 2010
Sports fan? Suspenseful fan? Soccer fan? Well Whistle! this manga has iall 3 :) Whistle! has a total of 24 volumes and each one of them containing something that would make you go onto the next one. Like I mentioned before, Whistle! is about soccer, and it's about a junior high student how sucked horribly at soccer but later climbed to a select team.

The story was exicting and catchy, however this story lacks uniqueness. Most mangas are always about people who aren't skilled in something but starts to suceed in some sort of way. Sometimes, its just too predictable and almost everytime the main ...
Apr 24, 2019
Whistle is the best soccer, no, best sports manga I've ever read. I loved Prince of Tennis, and it was my top manga until I read Whistle! I remembered vividly almost crying when Tenipuri ended and how I felt so full, happy inside for the series and characters. Of course, now there's a sequel but I'll wait until it concludes so I can binge read it.

Sports manga is one of my favourite genres, I get very invested in the characters and I love discovering more about these sports I don't really pay attention to in real life.

Perhaps the reason I loved Whistle! is that it ...

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Manga 'Whistle!' to Get New Anime to Stream in 2017

Manga 'Whistle!' to Get New Anime to Stream in 2017

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