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Yawara!

Manga, vol.29 (1986)

 

Information:

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Ganbatte, Romance, Sports
Tags: Martial Arts
Release Date: 08.09.1986 ‑ 23.08.1993
Studios: Shougakukan Inc.
Type: Manga (1986)
Volumes: 29, Chapters: 331

Alternative names:

やわら!
Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl
Re-Release of the manga contained approximately 120 extra pages per volume, allowing for a lower volume count.
Inokuma Yawara is just another young high school girl. Well, not quite - for Yawara is being raised by her grandfather, 7th dan Judo master Inokuma Jigorou, to be Japan's great hope for the women's Judo competition at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. All the same, Yawara just wants to live a normal life...

Production:

Naoki Urasawa (Story & Art)

Related anime:

Yawara! Sore Yuke Koshinuke Kids!! Movie, 1992, Adaptation
Yawara! Special - Zutto Kimi no Koto ga TV-Special, 1996, Adaptation
Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl TV, 1989, Adaptation

Related manga:

Jigoro! Manga, 1994, Prequel

Related characters:

Kousaku Matsuda
Kousaku Matsuda
Yawara Inokuma
Yawara Inokuma
Jigorou Inokuma
Jigorou Inokuma
Shinnosuke Kazamatsuri
Shinnosuke Kazamatsuri
Sayaka Honami
Sayaka Honami
Fujiko Itou
Fujiko Itou
Yasuhiro Yamashita
Yasuhiro Yamashita
Hitoshi Saitou
Hitoshi Saitou