Break Shot
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Break Shot

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Japanese: ブレイクショット


Type: Manga
Volumes: 16
Chapters: 152
Status: Finished
Published: 1987 to 1990
Genre: Sports Sports
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Maekawa, Takeshi (Story & Art)


Score: 7.231 (scored by 375375 users)
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Ranked: #57002
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Popularity: #14622
Members: 1,024
Favorites: 7


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Volumes: /16
Chapters: /152


A boy named Oda Shinsuke is very infatuated with billiards. Problems arise when a new student body president, Hayakawa Asako, suddenly decided to cut the funding for his billiards club. Unhappy with that, Shinsuke wants to convince Asako that his billiards club is worthy of the funding. He decided to challenge a two-time former national billiards champion. Will Chinmi be able to defend his club?

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Dec 4, 2018
It never ceases to amaze me how a person can find almost anything he/she is passionate about, covered through the eyes and the heart of fellow artist. Sometimes it gets really popular, and sometimes the art is getting dragged through the slums, never reaching the wider audience.

Break Shot is in the latter category. Question that naturally pops up is - is it justifiable placed there?
Do note that this review may not be 100% unbiased, due to me having underdog stories as a guilty pleasure, which are easily found in most of the sports manga and anime.

Take on the story itself is rather simple. Our ...
Nov 25, 2019
Preliminary (8/152 eps)
I haven't finished whatever has been availably translated yet. I just wanted to put my mark on this manga coming from a pool player perspective.

I think the reason why this manga fails is because it tries to make what is essentially a methodical turn based game/sport into a high action sport. Combine that with the main character immediately facing opponents that appear to be super stars, it makes for an incredibly baseless setting filled with over-the-top _impossible_ *trickshots*.

In the real world, you begin playing pool with your friends. You then might join in a league or find a group of competitive individuals who frequent local ...

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