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Sakamichi no Apollon (坂道のアポロン?) is a manga by Yuki Kodama consisting of 9 volumes and one extra volume. It was published by Shogakukan in 2008-2012.

OverviewEdit

The beginning of summer, 1966; because of his father's job situation, freshman high school student Kaoru Nishimi moves by himself from Yokosuka to Sasebo in Kyushu to live with relatives. Until then, Kaoru was an honor roll student who tended to keep to himself, but meeting notorious "bad boy" Sentarou Kawabuchi starts to change him. Through his devil-may-care classmate, Kaoru learns how much fun it is to play jazz and finds the first person he can call a real friend.

Volume listEdit

  • Sakamichi no Apollon Vol. 1
  • Sakamichi no Apollon Vol. 2
  • Sakamichi no Apollon Vol. 3
  • Sakamichi no Apollon Vol. 4
  • Sakamichi no Apollon Vol. 5
  • Sakamichi no Apollon Vol. 6
  • Sakamichi no Apollon Vol. 7
  • Sakamichi no Apollon Vol. 8
  • Sakamichi no Apollon Vol. 9
  • Sakamichi no Apollon BONUS TRACK

Other related booksEdit

  • Sakamichi no Apollon Official Logbook

ReceptionEdit

The manga series won the 57th Shogakukan Manga Award for general manga.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Anime News Network