© Shinya Kizaki/12Log/Hakusensha

24th Manga Division Jury Selections


Story: KIZAKI Shinya / Comic: 12Log[Japan]


In football, an agent handles contracts and transfers on behalf of pro players. For their ability to move astronomical amounts of money, these agents are known as alchemists. This one has a notorious name: SENZAKI Kyosuke. With him is NATSUME Risa, a college student tracing her missing brother’s footsteps. The lives of pro players and their complex world of money and power are realistically rendered by a sports writer and a football manga artist.