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Japanese: Glaucos


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 43
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 24, 2003 to Mar 10, 2005
Genres: Drama Drama, Sports Sports
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Morning
Authors: Tanaka, Akio (Story & Art)


Score: 7.101 (scored by 973973 users)
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Ranked: #65792
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Popularity: #4833
Members: 3,312
Favorites: 17
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This is a story of a boy who challenges free diving.

"Free diving (skin diving)" may remind you of the film Le Grand Bleu. It is an extreme sport, and each meter added to its record brings us closer to the seabed and further from the surface where one can breathe again. In this sense, free diving has a direct connection with death, with which our fight continues, refashioned over time, bit by bit. So, why would one free dive, and risk their life? The answer lies within "mysterious bond between the sea and humankind." And in the fast-evolving world of competitive diving new data emerges that casts light on this bond.

(Source: MU)


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Sep 13, 2021
This manga was quite a bumpy ride. if you've ever read Kokou no Hito, this is quite similar to it, minus the well done character journey. this isn't a review, more of just me naming its strengths and weaknesses.

Strengths: The story is rather interesting and has a *slight* bit of profoundness within it. also does a nice job at reflecting upon nature and the sea which is what allows it to branch off from being a typical sports manga. The artwork is also drawn well, and the pacing, apart from the last volume, is rather steady and works well. while the ending may not be ...

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