Hinomaru Zumō

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Hinomaru Zumō
Hinomaru Zumō, Volume 1.jpg
Cover of the first volume of manga featuring Hinomaru Ushio.
火ノ丸相撲
Genre Sports (sumo)
Manga
Written by Kawada
Published by Shueisha
Demographic Shōnen
Imprint Jump Comics
Magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump
Original run May 26, 2014 – present
Volumes 16
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Hinomaru Zumō (火ノ丸相撲) is an ongoing Japanese sumo shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Kawada. It's published by Shueisha, with serialization on Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine since May 26, 2014[1] and with 16 volumes compiling the chapters released so far.

Characters[edit]

  • Hinomaru Ushio (潮 火ノ丸, Ushio Hinomaru) [2]
  • Shinya Ozeki (小関 信也, Ozeki Shinya)
  • Yūma Gojō (五條 佑真, Gojō Yūma)
  • Chihiro Kunisaki (國崎 千比路, Kunisaki Chihiro)
  • Kei Mitsuhashi (三ツ橋 蛍, Mitsuhashi Kei)

Volumes[edit]

  • 1 (September 4, 2014)[3]
  • 2 (November 4, 2014)[4]
  • 3 (February 4, 2015)[5]
  • 4 (April 3, 2015)[6]
  • 5 (July 3, 2015)
  • 6 (September 4, 2015)
  • 7 (November 4, 2015)
  • 8 (February 4, 2016)
  • 9 (April 4, 2016)
  • 10 (July 4, 2016)
  • 11 (September 2, 2016)
  • 12 (November 4, 2016)
  • 13 (February 3, 2017)
  • 14 (April 4, 2017)
  • 15 (June 2, 2017)
  • 16 (September 4, 2017)

Reception[edit]

Volume 1 reached the 40th place on the weekly Oricon manga charts and, as of September 7, 2014, had sold 19,924 copies;[7] volume 3 reached the 20th place and, as of February 8, 2015, had sold 27,002 copies.[8]

It was placed 14th in Zenkoku Shotenin ga Eranda Osusume Comic 2015.[9] It was also nominated for Best Shōnen Manga at the 39th Kodansha Manga Awards.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shonen Jump to Launch High School Sumo Manga Hinomaru Zumō". Anime News Network. May 15, 2014. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "39th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards' Nominees Announced". Anime News Network. April 3, 2015. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  3. ^ 火ノ丸相撲  1. books.shueisha.co.jp (in Japanese). Shueisha Inc. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  4. ^ 火ノ丸相撲  2. books.shueisha.co.jp (in Japanese). Shueisha Inc. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  5. ^ 火ノ丸相撲  3. books.shueisha.co.jp (in Japanese). Shueisha Inc. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  6. ^ 火ノ丸相撲  4. books.shueisha.co.jp (in Japanese). Shueisha Inc. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Japanese Comic Ranking, September 1-7". Anime News Network. September 10, 2014. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Japanese Comic Ranking, February 2-8". Anime News Network. February 11, 2015. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Japanese Bookstores Recommend 15 Top Manga for 2015". Anime News Network. February 4, 2015. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 

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