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Versus Underhanded Pitch

AIDA Yu

Self-published comics [Japan]

A high school student council shows how boys and girls live and struggle. The main character is KARASUYA, who gave up playing baseball due to too much pitching training in junior high school. He just idles away his time in high school and one day a girl president of the student council invites him to join the team. The two had a connection in the past and the story goes around throughout a day in summer. This piece has prompted the artist to create a series of works to describe energy, struggle, and love of high school boys and girls.

©YU AIDA

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AIDA Yu

Japan

Born in 1977 in Tochigi Prefecture, AIDA began studying in the School of Arts and Letters at Meiji University in 1996. During that time she became involved in making coterie magazines, and published a prototype for GUNSLINGER GIRL. After graduating she worked as an illustrator for a while, and then in 2002, GUNSLINGER GIRL began to be serialized in Comic Dengeki Daioh. After a ten year run, AIDA completed the story in September 2012.

( 2012 )

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