Hikaru no Go, Volume 8

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VIZ Media LLC, Nov 7, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
120 Reviews

The Pro Test Preliminaries: Day Four:
Hikaru faces the preliminary rounds of the pro test, during which he must eliminate not only his classmates at the insei school but also any outsiders who want to take the test. One of them in particular appears to know how to exploit Hikaru's weaknesses, and poor Hikaru seems powerless to stop him.

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I loved the banter between Sai and Hikaru. - Goodreads
Shame it ended too abruptly without proper tied ending. - Goodreads
... pretty interesting plot. - Goodreads
Also, Hikaru's characterization is realistic. - Goodreads
And the plot twist with Akira I didn't see coming! - Goodreads
Hikaru no Go was my first introduction to go. - Goodreads

Review: Hikaru no Go, Vol. 23: Endgame (Hikaru no Go #23)

User Review  - Stanimir Parvanov - Goodreads

yeah the ending frankly sucked. This is one of the best mangas I've read, and I don't know the story behind the sudden ending, but it felt like someone cut the funding of the author and it was decided to end the story a few days before the final chapter was released. Read full review

Review: Hikaru no Go, Vol. 01: Descent of the Go Master (Hikaru no Go #1)

User Review  - John Nest - Goodreads

I can't describe the warm feeling that I feel when ever I read and watch Hikaru no Go. It's a great story that touches my heart Read full review


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About the author (2006)

Yumi Hotta received the runner-up award for the 2nd Annual Story King Awards for Best Storyboard. Her winning story, KOKONOTSU NO HOSHI was changed to HIKARU NO GO. In 1999, she teamed up with Takeshi Obata and the series began. Artist, Takeshi Obata made his debut in 1989 with CYBORG JI-CHAN G. The runner-up recipient of the 30th Annual Tezuka Award, Obata's major works include HIKARABITO DENSETSU and MASHIN BOUKENTAN LAMP-LAMP.

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