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Japanese: 咲-Saki-
English: Saki
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Feb 3, 2006 to ?
Genre: Slice of Life Slice of Life
Themes: School School, Strategy Game Strategy Game
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Gangan
Authors: Kobayashi, Ritz (Story & Art)


Score: 7.741 (scored by 25612,561 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #14682
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1903
Members: 9,376
Favorites: 415

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Miyanaga Saki is a high school freshman who doesn't like mahjong. Ever since she was a child, she would lose her New Year's gift money during her family mahjong game. If she won, her parents would be upset, and if she lost, well, she lost. As a result, she's learned to play in such a way that her score always remains plus/minus zero: not good enough to win, but not bad enough to lose. When we meet her, she's being dragged to her school's mahjong club by an old friend. How will a girl who hates mahjong, yet has become adept at the game as a result of her upbringing, survive in this environment?

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Saki has been digitally published in English by Yen Press since December 29, 2015.

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Sep 2, 2011
Preliminary (108/? chp)
Ritz Kobayashi's mahjong manga is a relatively simple concept that has been executed well. The title character Saki Miyanaga is a genius player whose ability to manipulate her own score develops from being bullied while playing with members of her family. Despite her hatred for the game, Saki is drawn into her high school's mahjong club and soon aims to help take the club to the national tournament in order to reunite with her older sister who is member of the reigning national team champion.

Artistically, Saki is very clean and easy on the eye. The art does not occupy the reader with individual detailed panels ...
Jul 7, 2019
Preliminary (101/? chp)
I tried to like Saki, I really did.

I'm a sucker for mahjong manga and will gobble up anything to satisfy my passion for it, but this manga is just unreadable.

For starters, the characters:
the titular character, Saki, is extremely boring and there is very little to like about her. She has near no personality, and is either frustrating to watch when she decides not to win on purpose, or very boring when she just wins by virtue of being the main character. Everyone acts like she's a genius for scoring big wins but we never get much insight into her strategy or logic. She's not built ...
Jul 30, 2022
Preliminary (100/? chp)
I’ll be honest here, I only came to read the manga for the tits. I was looking at this like a hentia, but I thought, “Maybe the story will keep me here.” It didn’t.

Characters, pretty boring. Saki just hates Majong because she would lose money when she lost and make her family member mad when she won. So she decided to always achieve a 0 score to ensure no lose or money or angering family members. Overall a good reason to hate the game and get good at it, in my opinion. But that’s where praise ends. Everything else is whatever, characters don’t have any ...

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It’s time to ditch the text file.
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