King Golf

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King Golf
King Golf volume 24 cover.jpg
Twenty-fourth volume of King Golf, released in Japan by Shogakukan on March 19, 2015
キング ゴルフ
(Kingu Gorufu)
Genre Sports, Golf, Comedy
Manga
Written by Ken Sasaki
Published by Shogakukan
Demographic Shōnen
Magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday (2008–2011)
Shōnen Sunday Super (2012–present)
Original run August 2008 – present
Volumes 31
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King Golf (キング ゴルフ, Kingu Gorufu) is a Japanese (Golf) manga series written and illustrated by Ken Sasaki. It has been serialized by Shogakukan in Weekly Shōnen Sunday since 2008 and collected in over 31 tankōbon to date. It follows the story of high school student Sousuke Youke, as he begins his career in (Golf) and over time obtains many wins and defeats various opponents.

It won the award for Best Shōnen manga at the 56th Shogakukan Manga Award.[1]

Story[edit]

A young talented delinquent loves a challenge. He has fought near everyone to reign supreme in his region. One day he realizes that people may fear him but they don't admire him. On that day a rival who plays golf looks down on our young delinquent. What ensues is a story of inspirational drive, courage and competitiveness. Will Sousuke Youke "the predator" overcome all and become the King of Golf?

Volumes[edit]

Volume Release date Oricon
ranking[a]
Copies
sold
Refs.
1 January 16, 2009
2 March 18, 2009
3 June 19, 2009
4 September 19, 2009
5
6
7
8 September 18, 2010
9 December 18, 2010
10 March 18, 2011
11 May 19, 2011
12
13
14 January 19, 2012
15 March 18, 2012
16 June 18, 2012
17 October 19, 2012
18 February 28, 2013
19 June 18, 2013
20 October 18, 2013
21 February 18, 2014
22 June 19, 2014
23 October 17, 2014
24 March 19, 2015
25 August 17, 2015
26 November 19, 2015
27 April 18, 2016

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Highest ranking reached on the Oricon weekly manga charts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 小学館漫画賞 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved 2011-08-17. 

External links[edit]