Volume 5 - Product Info
When Kensuke Yura, the boy who puts himself ahead of the team, worms his way back to boys' basketball squad, not everyone is giving him high-fives. Kyo feels sorry for him, and wants to be a good teammate by being his friend. Will Kensuke take advantage of her assist? Or will he just foul out?
By: Kelly Sue DeConnick
A father enrolls his daughter in a prestigious prep school ... as a boy! Kyo Aizawa finds herself masquerading as a boy at Seisyu Academy - which is famous for its boys' basketball program - so she can fulfill her father's dream of becoming an NBA basketball star.
Girl Got Game - published originally in Japan as Power!! - is a comedy/action manga, full of misunderstandings and gender-bending crossdressing!
Shizuru Seino started creating manga while in high school. Her father was supportive of her interest and she eventually published Suki Suki Daisuki, Suki Suki [heart] Darling, and Usotsuki na Kanoko as well as Power!!. Shizuru-san has received fan praise for the way she drew the cross-dressing Kyo character convincingly as a girl and a girl masquerading as a boy.
A girl whose father secretly enrolls her as a boy at Seisyu Academy (which is famous for its boys' basketball program) so she can fulfill his own dream of becoming an NBA basketball star.
Kyo's teammate on the court and roommate in the dorms. They got off to a bad start and Kyo learned to hate him at tryouts.
A middle-school ugly-duckling who goes to great pains to make herself beautiful and become the most popular girl in high school.
A girl whose boyfriend is both male - high school student, Itsuki Onda - and female - a famous model named Serika! Everyone is jealous of her, but she wonders why she's stuck with such a perv as a boyfriend.
A male high school student who is also a famous female model named Serika. Itsuki is going out with Nanami.
A girl who transferred to Kyo's new high school so that she could finally play basketball with Kyo again. Has a plan to get Kyo onto the girls' basketball team regardless of Kyo's masquerade.
Kazushi Harukawa and Natsuki Yonemura
Longtime friends, but all they ever do is fight. Natsuki is in love with Kazushi and frustrated that he can't see her true feelings.
A former member of the boys' basketball team with a reputation for refusing to be a team player.
Captain of the boys' basketball team.
• loved it!!!!!!!!!!!!
by silentpeacock on February 22, 2007 second review
• not about basketball at all
by luckbug on February 20, 2007 I've read, and own, this whole series. It was money well spent.
• What's a best book !!!!!
by abercrombie on February 14, 2007 Hello !GirlGotGame
• What's more awsome than GIRL GOT GAME? Nothing.
by DNAngel722 on February 10, 2007 Girl Got Game; nothing's cooler.
• ARG! I love Girl Got Game, but GRRRRR!
by PaleBlack on February 10, 2007 My slightly random rambling over my annoyance with Girl Got Game 5 and 6, but don't worry, I eventually stumble to a conclusion, which hardly exists as I actually like the manga I am belittling...