Area no Kishi
The Knight in the Area
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Area no Kishi

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Japanese: エリアの騎士
English: The Knight in the Area
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 57
Chapters: 503
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 26, 2006 to Mar 29, 2017
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Sports Sports
Themes: School School, Team Sports Team Sports
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Kibayashi, Shin (Story), Tsukiyama, Kaya (Art)


Score: 7.491 (scored by 31883,188 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #26112
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1805
Members: 8,721
Favorites: 80

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Kakeru Aizawa, the manager of an ordinary high school soccer team, believes that he does not have any proficiency in the sport. His brother Suguru is a skilled player, even starring as the ace for the Japanese national team. Although they are on good terms, Kakeru secretly envies his brother's soccer skills. Suguru, however, believes that Kakeru still holds some hidden talent and tries to awaken it.

When an unexpected tragedy strikes, Kakeru is now forced to play soccer while also reuniting with a childhood crush, and he must finally face the scar that has held him back for so many years.

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Jan 6, 2010
Speedhoven (All reviews)
Area no Kishi is a manga about football. This is not just any sportmanga, but a wellwritten one. The story is incredible deep and wellwritten. You will be suprised how wellwritten this sportmanga is. You might even shed a tear or two. This is not the typical sportserie wich usually is Sport / comedy. Area no Kishi is a sport / slice of life serie. Its 100% serious.

Area no Kishi is about Aizawa Kakeru. Aizawa is a talented fotbollplayer who aims for becoming a pro, just like his older brother Suguru who is already good enough to play in the U-15 national team.
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Feb 25, 2011
Sundai (All reviews)
Okay, this is my first time writing a review so bare with me. Okay so basically I probably suck at writing reviews but this story frustrated me so much that I had to speak out ! Kakeru, is the main character who is always running away because he feels as though he's not good enough for football (soccer) but then after some turn in events he tries with all his might and gives it his all, but even so..every character who knows about his heart (which is now he's genius brother's won't spoil) they all act as though it's his brother and every time he read more

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