New Cross Game Manga Released, Author Awarded

January 14, 2011

The series centers around a boy named Ko, the family of four sisters who live down the street, and the game of baseball.New additions of the manga CROSS GAME have just hit the shelves. Vol. 2 of the manga (graphic novel)¬†CROSS GAME (bundling Vols. 4 and 5 of the original series as released in Japan) will be published under VIZ Media’s Shonen Sunday imprint. VIZ Media is celebrating this release by offering CROSS GAME Vol. 2 manga release and two new episodes (episodes 39 and 40) as free streams beginning this week on

In related news, CROSS GAME’s creator Mitsuru Adachi, one of the biggest names in manga, received the Shogakukan Manga Award for CROSS GAME, Touch, and Miyuki. His cumulative works have seen over 200 million copies sold, and many of his series have been adapted into anime, live-action TV series and film. A master of his medium, Adachi has come to be known for his genius handling of dramatic elements combined with romance, comedy and sports.

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