Air Gear 19
(Kodansha Comics, Paperback, 9781935429104, 208pp.)
Publication Date: August 16, 2011
Categories: Manga - General
Ikki Minami is a junior high school student with a dream - to become the best Air Trek rider in town. It won't be easy, as he faces a lot of competition from boys and girls alike. What is Air Trek? Just the latest craze that involves taking a two-wheel inline skate and adding a motor, suspension and a shock absorber to enable the wearer to execute the wildest, wackiest, most aggressive moves you can imagine. Ikki has a lot to learn as he fights his way to the top in this wild, sexy manga from the creator of Tenjho Tenge!
ON THE REBOUND
After a stunning betrayal leaves Ikki a mere husk of what he once was, it's up to everyone he knows– friends, teammates, rivals– to get his head back in gear. With the Gran Scale Tournament fast approaching, Kogarasumaru needs all the practice he can get, and that means scheduling competition. But there could be more to their next opponent than what meets that eye...
This volume of Air Gear includes special extras after the story!
OH! GREAT is a Japanese manga artist whose fan-favorite works include Tenjho Tenge and Air Gear. The author lives in Tokyo, Japan.
• "With a hip feel and an intriguing storyline combined with a heaping helping of high-speed brawling and comedy, Air Gear is a first-class ticket for any reader looking for a wild ride."--Blogcritics.org
• "Oh!great's art is, in a word, fantastic...He's a master at drawing cool poses, stylish clothing, violent impacts, and--of course--gorgeous women...the art is detailed and expressive."--AnimeNewsNetwork