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Hikaru no go. Volume 1, The go master's descent

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Hikaru Shindo is just a normal 12 year old Japanese boy. One day, he's rumaging through his Grandfather's things pulls out an old Go board. A ghostly apparation appears out of the board. His name is Sai Fujiwara, a man who was a Go instructor to the emperor of Japan a thousand years ago. Now, he haunts a Go board, and wants to accomplish the perfect Go game, called the "Hand of God." In the blink of an eye Sai becomes part of Hikaru's consciousness.

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  • ISBN: 1421500272
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
English production by VIZ Media; adapted into English by Mike Bridges.
Originally published in Shonen Jump magazine and Shonen Jump graphic novels.
Special features: storyboards and sketches, "know your Go" glossary, graphic novel preview.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Formatted Contents Note:
Game 1. Eternal rivals -- Game 2. The key point -- Game 3. Akira bares his fangs -- Game 4. Kaga of the Shogi club.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Story created by Yumi Hotta; art by Takeshi Obata; music by Megumi Wakakusa; director, Shin Nishizawa.
Summary, etc.:
Hikaru Shindo is just a normal 12 year old Japanese boy. One day, he's rumaging through his Grandfather's things pulls out an old Go board. A ghostly apparation appears out of the board. His name is Sai Fujiwara, a man who was a Go instructor to the emperor of Japan a thousand years ago. Now, he haunts a Go board, and wants to accomplish the perfect Go game, called the "Hand of God." In the blink of an eye Sai becomes part of Hikaru's consciousness.
Target Audience Note:
For older Children. May contain mild bad language, bloodless violence.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital, NTSC, region 1.
Language Note:
In English or Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Go (Game) > Drama.
Games > Drama.
Genre: Animated films > Japan.
Foreign films > Japan.
Video discs.


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