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Eyeshield 21  
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Description
From Viz:

Wimpy Sena Kobayakawa has been running away from bullies all his life. But when the football gear comes on, things change--Sena's speed and uncanny ability to elude big bullies just might give him what it takes to become a great high school football hero! Enjoy all the bone-crushing action and slapstick comedy that this heartwarming coming-of-age story has to offer.

Type
Manga

Related Series
Jump Super Stars (Alternate Story)

Associated Names
Айшилд 21
Забрало 21
アイシールド21
光速蒙面侠21
ไอ้หนูไต้ฝุ่นมะกันบอล
아이실드21
ES21
Eyeshield21

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Akatsuki-Manga
Apt 6
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Latest Release(s)
c.215 by Whatever (2232d ago)
c.333v3 (end) by Franky House (2264d ago)
c.333 (end) by Binktopia (2265d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
37 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 27, Chap 240

User Reviews
Eyeshield 21 by SaneJenn
Eyeshield 21 by bernabe7
Eyeshield 21 by buddyboy

Forum
34 topics, 267 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.8 / 10.0 (1393 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.75 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 4th 2015, 1:36pm PST


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Year
2002

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Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (37 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #941 increased(+86)
Monthly Pos #1042 decreased(-11)
3 Month Pos #1131 increased(+215)
6 Month Pos #1404 decreased(-57)

List Stats
On 1642 reading lists
On 584 wish lists
On 3035 completed lists
On 121 unfinished lists
On 278 custom lists

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Forum Posts
will there be a new eyeshiled 1648 days, 21 hours, 31 minutes ago
Eyeshield 333[end] [spoiler!!] 1739 days, 23 hours, 53 minutes ago
Favorite Team 1778 days, 9 hours, 33 minutes ago
Eyeshield 21 332 1833 days, 3 hours, 48 minutes ago
Eyeshield21 332[spoiler] 2272 days, 22 hours, 18 minutes ago

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Don't pass it up.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sellega
August 21st, 2008, 9:25pm
Eyeshield 21 is one of the best shonen manga running. It's funny in a fresh way. I love when serious moments are downplayed with completely offbeat comedic timing. And you gotta love Hiruma, the team quarterback. He first comes off as violent, blackmailing, gun-happy and, well, just batshit insane. And while some things never change, you soon perceive other surprising aspects to his character: he's brilliant, dedicated, a great strategist and an amazing leader.

Looking for romance in ES21? What you will find is a fascinating relationship between Hiruma and Mamori (team manager): threats with brooms and guns, a secret hand language, support with a side of teasing, and mutual understanding. It's fun and crazy and unexpectedly sweet. Also, Sena (running back) and Suzuna (head cheerleader) have a great friendship with hints of something more.

There's something to love about every team member of the DevilBats, as well as the members of other teams. Note, there is no "bad" or "villainous" character in ES21. Rather, you'll find (mostly) multifaceted rivals who you don't want to see lose either. Speaking of losing, someone below me mentioned how he/she thought it was boring how the DevilBats win every game. If I'm not mistaken, they lost a couple and tied once...Each match is really unique (play-wise) and I always anticipate Hiruma's secret moves and the growth of individual DevilBat players.

Other things you'll love about this manga: beautifully detailed art, the themes of teams (complete with cosplaying cheerleaders), football made simple though not unrealistic, Hiruma's crazy stunts (for example: confiscating everyone's passports and practically kidnapping the team) and blackmails, hilarious omakes/"investigations," gambling in Las Vegas, underage drinking (lol!) and much more.

... Last updated on September 28th, 2008, 2:55am
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Good and adictive   
Rating: N/A
by Jadakra
August 14th, 2008, 2:53am
My first sports manga, a friend recommended it to me and now im hooked.
There's just something about this series that makes you want more the more you read.

... Last updated on August 14th, 2008, 2:55am
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10/10   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by NochiTheReaper
July 22nd, 2008, 10:11pm
Eyeshield 21 is easily the best sports manga out there, without a doubt. First off, the characters. All of the characters in this series are so cleverly done! Even the opponents have depth, and you don't want to see them lose, either! Eyeshield is loaded with action, drama, suspense and hilarious comedy. You'll be hooked. Even if you hate football, don't let that stop you. I hated it too, before reading Eyeshield, but I love it, now!

Overall, a great story, fantastic characters, and a perfect blend of action and comedy makes Eyeshield 21 one of the best manga out there.

... Last updated on February 21st, 2009, 8:27am
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please dont get confused between life and comic book   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Flash
July 14th, 2008, 7:43pm
@ architta..
aww come on,get a break..this is manga,anything can happens
i do play football in my early years,but i didn't complain..since i know that es21 just a fantasy.
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not for actual football players.   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by architta
June 24th, 2008, 12:01pm
I actully play football, and I have to say, this is rlly bad, the rules are not right, the plays are just "fantasy" plays they would never rlly work. some stuff isn't even realistic. If you play football then u'll understand that this is nothing like the actual thing. Its unreal. Some parts are funny but other wise I don't see anything special. I would give a higher rating (maybe a 3) but because it has such a high rating, im giving it a low rating, u dig?
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the only shounen series I stuck with   
Rating: N/A
by arrha
March 19th, 2008, 7:15am
Eyeshield 21 is definitely one of the best shounen series around. I love all of the characters, I think they're one of the most developed characters ever made in manga, even the 'villains'. I find myself cheering on for them when they're leading as well as sympathizing with them when they're down in the dumps. The games are really the one to watch out for although the filler in between is also surely not to be missed. Also, ES21 is one of those manga whose jokes and circumstances you will never really get tired of.

If you are an avid manga reader and you haven't read this, you ARE surely and 100% missing out so go download/buy it now!!!
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Two thumbs up!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Uhnnown
January 15th, 2008, 7:32am
One of the best ongoing shounen around. Period.

The reason why this is true, is because firstly the art is so very overwhelming and detailed. Each page has a lot of detail and you can see the amount of care it is drawn with. It is possible to just stare at a page for a few minutes, just to get all the details. The silly humor, which will draw in the casual reader, and consume the fans with subtle pokes at other shounens. But this just accentuates the drama and over the top parts, which will leave you saying "Awesome...!" over and over again. The silly characters are very appealing too. Each and every one of them is given a distinct personality. Plus, in the official manga releases, from either VIZ or the original Tankoubon, it includes a small background story sometime, like habits, how their room looks like, and other several stats, to flesh out the characters.

Eyeshield 21 is often over the top, sometimes dramatic at just the right moment, and definitely a must read. Not just for American Football fans, but for everyone who can enjoy a perfect example of a top quality manga.

... Last updated on March 27th, 2008, 5:01pm
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Awesome   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Kota
December 10th, 2007, 8:57pm
Notes: I'm American, and never really had too much interest in Football.

This is pretty cool. I realize much of it is stylized, but just how awesome stuff looks and sounds makes me wish I played more street football back in the day. I feel like watching football more now, even though I know it won't be like ES. Awesome.
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perfect   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by wewerethere1
October 1st, 2007, 12:40am
Nothing can get more perfect than this manga. I wasn't very interested in football but this changed me, of course, I only like ES21. This has taught me many things while reading it. One of them was that i wasnt bad at sports, its just that I've never tried and so gave up on it. Then there is the plot and the character that i love. This is the only manga that's not disappointing. Each and every week, i anticipate the next chapter. Truly this is the perfect manga, at least for me it is.
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Good stuff   
Rating: 8.8 / 10.0
by AuraBlaze
September 28th, 2007, 12:34pm
Although the moves are somewhat unrealistic because of the art, they are real and used in football. Glad to know a Mangaka who knows his stuff!
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