Eisner-award nominated creator Takehiko Inoue creates a dramatic tale of triumph over adversity. This is the story of three young men whose lives are profoundly changed by their involvement with wheelchair basketball. Critically acclaimed, award-winning manga artist Takehiko Inoue doesn't pull any punches in this stunning portrayal of people struggling with serious life issues. Masterfully combining rich character development with beautifully detailed line art, Inoue, the creator of the mega-hit masterpieces Slam Dunk and Vagabond, lifts the manga medium to a completely new level of storytelling.
It's the big day for Nomiya, the tryouts for the Tokyo Lightnings professional basketball team. Nomiya's putting everything he's got into this moment, but will it be enough? Meanwhile, Takahashi is finally reaching a new stage in his rehabilitation, and a glimmer of his former life is coming back...in the form of wheelchair basketball.