Manga about agile but inaccurate middle school player to start on August 25
This year’s 35th issue of Kodansha‘s Weekly Shōnen Magazine revealed on Wednesday that Hiroaki Igano and Kaya Tsukiyama are once again collaborating on a new manga titled iCONTACT that will launch in the magazine’s 39th issue on August 25.
The manga centers on Shishi Sakurazaka, a soccer player in his third year of middle school. He has speed that puts dedicated track runners to shame, but has no talent for shooting a goal, which has led to him being an eternal benchwarmer. But one day, while playing an online soccer game, he meets a genius gamer.
Kodansha‘s Neo Days website previously listed a new manga by Tsukiyama that would launch in Weekly Shōnen Magazine this summer.
Igano and Tsukiyama most notable previously collaborated on The Knight in the Area, another soccer manga. That…