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Takkoku!!!  
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Description
Tamano Kako and Marunouchi Gaku were the best of friends, but Gaku had to leave with his father to travel the world. However, Gaku promised that if Kako waited, he would come back in 10 years and they would go out. However, right after Gaku left the law of Takkoku was created: If you confess your love to someone, you must beat them at a game of ping pong; if you touch each other before the game, that person will be punished. If you win, regardless of the other person's feelings, you automatically go out. However, Kako is called the best ping pong player in Japan and Gaku has never played ping pong before AND he wants to be the one that confesses. How will these two people's love flourish under these conditions? Will Gaku ever be able beat Kako at ping pong?

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
タッコク!!!
乒乓告白

Groups Scanlating
5 Elementos Team
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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.7 by Akito (18d ago)
v.1 c.6 by Akito (25d ago)
v.1 c.5 by Akito (25d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
6 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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User Rating
Average: 7.3 / 10.0 (105 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.24 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 24th 2014, 12:09pm PST

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Year
2009

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Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen Sunday S (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1113 increased(+205)
Monthly Pos #776 decreased(-152)
3 Month Pos #578 increased(+109)
6 Month Pos #915 increased(+1307)

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On 634 reading lists
On 341 wish lists
On 40 completed lists
On 30 unfinished lists
On 90 custom lists

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why so serious?   
Rating: 7.8 / 10.0
by yuno19
July 10th, 2011, 1:25am
why so serious?
although i've just read teh first volume, this manga got cute fun-packed and downright weird story. and because that's what's been offered, you should just read it brainlessly. its better that way!
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How did this get published?   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by Lynkz
July 8th, 2011, 12:39am
The art is low-quality generic, the jokes are sub par, and the entire basis is completely horrible... If a country actually passed a law where a midget got to torture you every time you touched someone you liked unless you beat them at ping pong it wouldn't raise the skill level... it would just change that country's number 1 export to it's own citizens, and that's saying if the politician doesn't just get lynched by a mob of angry midget-tortured individuals. if you're going to make a stupid basis like that set it in a fantasy universe; not modern society where a random person can go postal and kill you over a diet coke. Anyone who rates this series over 3 needs to have his/her house raided by the D.E.A.
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it's okay one   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by meosnelsity
November 30th, 2010, 2:35am
It's weird and utter nonsense but interesting and keeps me reading. This is one strange manga that I really don't feel like recommending, but the characters are just attractive enough that you might want to try out. See if you can dip yourself into it. Be warned, however, it's a folly, of you, to expect any kind of serious romance going on around involving hot-headed ping-pong match. It's a total casual reading that you won't gain that much.

... Last updated on November 30th, 2010, 2:52am
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Funny.   
Rating: N/A
by shinrahn
November 16th, 2010, 4:44am
I have to admit that it's quite entertaining, however ridiculous the premise might be. It's really sweet, though, the relationship between the two main characters; though the use of a particular line by Gaku (when in a takkoku match) is slightly overkill.

And to the skeptical reviewer below, this is a fictional piece of work. It doesn't specifically adhere to the reality that we live in, as is in the case of nearly most manga universes.
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weird   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by xenofixus
March 2nd, 2010, 1:53pm
The idea for this manga is absolutely terrible. It might be original but is got to have the absolute worse background story ever created in a manga. Besides that fact, the manga itself is not that bad. But seriously, just READ the summary:

"If you confess your love to someone, you must beat them at a game of ping pong; if you touch each other before the game, that person will be punished. If you win, regardless of the other person's feelings, you automatically go out."

REALLY? REALLY? I see a good manga practically ruined by this such a horrible background story. Also, I want whatever drugs the author was on when he decided that THIS was a good idea. It is not even logical. Having a law like this would further the problem that Japan is having right now in regards to the declination of their population. Logic 0; Good Storyline 0.

... Last updated on March 2nd, 2010, 1:55pm
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The law of ping pong.   
Rating: N/A
by tsuto
June 2nd, 2009, 5:59pm
The first chapter didn't really appeal to me, but what comes afterwards convinced me to keep on reading. The mix of components has been well done, and the romance aspect has some original, if not, rarely seen twist.

Art has changed and I didn't really realize the author was the same who did The law of Ueki (just recently found out after reading the description).

... Last updated on June 2nd, 2009, 6:02pm
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