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Hinomaru-Zumou

Hinomaru-Zumou

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Hinomaru Sumo
Japanese: 火ノ丸相撲

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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: May 26, 2014 to ?
Authors: Kawada (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)

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Score: 7.761 (scored by 1209 users)
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Ranked: #17662
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Popularity: #2015
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Synopsis

It is a divine ritual, a martial art, a combat sport—it's sumo!!
A "small" new student, Ushio Hinomaru, appears before the weak little sumo club of Oodachi High School! The words "big" and "heavy" are the rules to this sport, which does not fit this newbie any inch, but this guy goes and does what...!?
Ushio and the small sumo club climbs its way to the top!
The goal is *Hinoshita Kaisan!
A fired up high school sumo tale—no retakes allowed!!

Hinoshita Kaisan - A title for the highest rank in professional sumo, equivalent of Yokozuna.

(Source: Mangahelpers)

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Characters

Ushio, Hinomaru
Ushio, Hinomaru
Main
Gojou, Yuuma
Gojou, Yuuma
Main
Ozeki, Shinya
Ozeki, Shinya
Main
Mitsuhashi, Kei
Mitsuhashi, Kei
Supporting
Kuze, Sousuke
Kuze, Sousuke
Supporting
Gojou, Reina
Gojou, Reina
Supporting
Kunisaki, Chihiro
Kunisaki, Chihiro
Supporting


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Heatstrike
May 20, 2015
Do you know anything about Sumo? Do you like Sumo?

Neither do I. But that doesn't stop this manga from being any less enjoyable to read. The story isn't groundbreaking. It's your standard sports shounen plot, but it's done well. It progresses at a nice pace and keeps it interesting. The characters are where Hinomaru-Zumou really shines. Especially the protagonist. Multidimensional, well-written, likable/interesting, understandable backstory... It's all there, and then some.

If you're looking for a fun new manga to pick up, Hinomaru-Zumou is a pretty good choice.
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DatFanfiction
Mar 21, 2015
Seeing sumo as a main sport in a manga is original and something really different to see. At first I was a little skeptical because it's Sumo and never really seeing the sport gave me low expectations. However all that changed seeing the main characters and their rivals go at it making it such and interesting story and sport. After seeing many sports in animes and mangas, this one stands out the most having engaging characters and seeing good action with amazing art. It's a good read that never gets boring and always has something exciting going on.
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katzenmensch
Dec 20, 2014
Awesome title. Let me see... A lot of cool fights without magical powers (until now at least - chapter 13 released this week xD), a truly original theme (sumō), the super nice cliches of boy's manga like friendship, superation, nice hairs even for the manly dudes (shonen jump after all). Totally worth it.
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shizaman
Jun 13, 2015
Hinomaru Zumou... The last spokon manga of the Weekly Shônen Jump which has been relatively successful. First of all, I find worthy of admiration that the author Kawada decided to a manga about such a sport as Sumo. I personally don't know nothing but a few things about Sumo. I know it's a very prestigious and ancient sport in Japan, but despite it, it's also a too little popular sport among young people like me, like you, and like the average Shônen Jump reader. Two almost naked fat men almost fighting while grabbing his underwear? Honestly, I understand why is not very popular. In fact, read more
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