Manga Giveaway: Kuroko’s Basketball Giveaway Winner

Kuroko's Basketball, Omnibus 1And the winner of the Kuroko’s Basketball manga giveaway is… Coco!

As the winner, Coco will be receiving a copy of the first Kuroko’s Basketball omnibus, created by Tadatoshi Fujimaki and published in English by Viz Media. Tournaments often play a large part in sports manga like Kuroko’s Basketball but they can also be incorporated into other genres in interesting ways, too. For this giveaway, I asked that participants tell me a little about their favorite tournament manga. I’ve collected some of the responses in the list below (combined with some additional titles), but be sure to check out the giveaway comments for all of the detailed replies.

Some of the tournament and competition manga licensed in English:
Air Gear by Oh!Great
Angelic Layer by CLAMP
Battle Angel Alita: Last Order by Yukito Kishiro
Crimson Hero by Mitsuba Takanashi
Cross Game by Mitsuru Adachi
Dragon Ball by Akira Toriyama
Eyeshield 21 written by Riichiro Inagaki, illustrated by Yusuke Murata
Fairy Tail by Hiro Mashima
Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma written by Yuto Tsukuda, illustrated by Shun Saeki
Haikyu!! by Haruichi Furudate
Hikaru no Go written by Yumi Hotta, illustrated by Takeshi Obata
Hunter x Hunter by Yoshihiro Togashi
King of Cards by Makoto Tateno
Kuroko’s Basketball by Tadatoshi Fujimaki
Let’s Dance a Waltz by Natsumi Ando
My Hero Academia by Kohei Horikoshi
The Prince of Tennis by Takeshi Konomi
Real by Takehiko Inoue
Reborn! by Akira Amano
Revolutionary Girl Utena by Chiho Saito
Shaman King by Hiroyuki Takei
Slam Dunk by Takehiko Inoue
Toriko by Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
Welcome to the Ballroom by Tomo Takeuchi
Yakitate!! Japan by Takashi Hashiguchi
Your Lie in April by Naoshi Arakawa
Yowamushi Pedal by Wataru Watanabe
YuYu Hakusho by Yoshihiro Togashi
Yu-Gi-Oh! by Kazuki Takahashi

The above list is not by any means comprehensive, but it’s not a bad place to start looking for some tournament manga to read. Perhaps unsurprisingly, sports manga seems to predominate but there are a few other interesting titles in there as well. As always, thank you to everyone who took the time to participate in the giveaway and share your favorite manga tournaments with me! I hope to see you again for the next giveaway. (Oh, and happy new year!)


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