Hikaru no Go, Vol. 18

Six Characters, Six Stories

Illustrated by Takeshi Obata
(Book #18 of Hikaru No Go)
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An ancient ghost possesses Hikaru and unleashes his hidden genius!

R to L (Japanese Style).

After stumbling across a haunted Go board, irresponsible Hikaru Shindo discovers that the spirit of a master player has taken up residence in his consciousness. In his pursuit of the "Divine Move," Fujiwara-no-Sai awakens in Hikaru an untapped genius for the game, and soon the schoolboy is chasing his own dream--defeating the famed Go prodigy Akira Toya!Six Characters, Six StoriesThe main storyline takes a holiday, making way for six tales that offer fresh insight into the characters and lives of Akira Toya, Tetsuo Kaga, Asumi Nase, Yuki Mitani, Atsushi Kurata and Fujiwara-no-Sai. Hikaru Shindo figures in some of these but only takes center stage when, in the final tale, he challenges a crooked antique shop owner to a game of go in an attempt to restore an heirloom vase to its rightful owner.

Six Characters, Six Stories The main storyline takes a holiday, making way for six tales that offer fresh insight into the characters and lives of Akira Toya, Tetsuo Kaga, Asumi Nase, Yuki Mitani, Atsushi Kurata and Fujiwara-no-Sai. Hikaru Shindo figures in some of these but only takes center stage when, in the final tale, he challenges a crooked antique shop owner to a game of go in an attempt to restore an heirloom vase to its rightful owner.

Product Details

  • Publisher: VIZ Media LLC (February 2010)
  • Length: 216 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781421528236

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