A-bout!

Summary

A-bout!
A-bout! cover.jpeg
Manga volume 1 cover, featuring Asagiri Shinnosuke
GenreYankī[1]
Manga
Written byIchikawa Masa
Published byKodansha
MagazineWeekly Shōnen Magazine
DemographicShōnen
Original runNovember 25, 2009May 15, 2013
Volumes19
Manga
A-bout!! - Asagiri Daikatsuyaku-hen
Written byIchikawa Masa
Published byKodansha
Magazine
  • Weekly Shōnen Magazine (2013–14)
  • Magazine Special (2014)
DemographicShōnen
Original runJune 12, 2013May 20, 2014
Volumes5
Manga
A-bout! Surf
Written byIchikawa Masa
Published byKodansha
MagazineEvening
DemographicSeinen
Original runJuly 13, 2021 – present
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A-bout! (stylized as A-BOUT!) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Ichikawa Masa. It was serialized in Kodansha's shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine from November 2009 to May 2013, with its chapters collected in nineteen tankōbon volumes. It was followed by a sequel, A-bout!! - Asagiri Daikatsuyaku-hen, which ran in the same magazine from June 2013 to March 2014 and concluded in Magazine Special in May of the same year. A third series, A-bout! Surf, started in Kodansha's seinen manga magazine Evening in July 2021.

Plot

The story takes place in Mitsumine High School, the school is notorious for its violent juvenile delinquent students. When Asagiri Shinnosuke transfers to this school, he starts fighting all the class bosses to prove himself as the strongest guy in the school.

Publication

A-bout!, written and illustrated by Ichikawa Masa, was serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine from November 25, 2009 to May 15, 2013.[2][a][4] Kodansha collected its chapters in ninteen tankōbon volumes, released from March 17, 2010 to June 17, 2013.[5][6]

A direct sequel, A-bout!! - Asagiri Daikatsuyaku-hen (A-BOUT!!〜朝桐大活躍編〜), was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Magazine from June 12, 2013 to March 12, 2014.[7][8] Two additional chapters were published in Magazine Special on April 19 and May 20 of the same year.[9][10][11] Kodansha collected its chapters in five tankōbon volumes, released from September 17, 2013 to June 17, 2014.[12][11]

A third series, titled A-bout! Surf started in Kodansha's seinen manga magazine Evening on July 13, 2021.[13]

Notes

  1. ^ The 2009–52nd of the magazine (cover date December 9) was published on November 25, 2009.[3]

References

  1. ^ 週マガの不良マンガ「A-BOUT!」の新章“2年生編”が開幕. Natalie (in Japanese). June 12, 2013. Retrieved April 30, 2020.
  2. ^ "週刊少年マガジン2009年52". Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Archived from the original on July 15, 2021. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  3. ^ 週刊少年マガジン 2009年12月9日号. Neowing (in Japanese). Archived from the original on July 15, 2021. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  4. ^ "週刊少年マガジン2013年24". Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Archived from the original on July 15, 2021. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  5. ^ A-BOUT!(1) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  6. ^ A-BOUT!(19) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  7. ^ 週マガの不良マンガ「A-BOUT!」の新章“2年生編”が開幕. Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha, Inc. June 12, 2013. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  8. ^ "週刊少年マガジン2014年15". Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Archived from the original on July 15, 2021. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  9. ^ 「ベイビーステップ」水着姿のなっちゃんクオカード全サ. Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha, Inc. April 19, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  10. ^ 明日5月20日(火)発売のマンガ雑誌リスト. Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha, Inc. May 19, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  11. ^ a b A-BOUT!!~朝桐大活躍編~(5)<完> (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  12. ^ A-BOUT!!~朝桐大活躍編~(1) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  13. ^ 市川マサの“バカ不良マンガ”「A-BOUT!」海を舞台にした新シリーズがイブニングで. Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha, Inc. July 13, 2021. Retrieved July 15, 2021.

External links

  • A-bout! official website at Pocket Shōnen Magazine (in Japanese)
  • A-bout! Surf official website at Evening (in Japanese)