One-Pound Gospel (manga)

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Alternative title:
Ichi Pound no Fukuin (Japanese)
1ポンドの福音 (Japanese)
1磅的福音 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: comedy, romance
Themes: boxing
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Kosaku Hatanaka is a natural at boxing, but he can't control his voracious appetite. Kosaku eats anything and everything. As a result, his weight goes up and he is forced to fight in heftier weight class bouts. Sister Angela is a young novice nun who feels for Kosuke. She encourages him, and does whatever she can to make sure Kosaku is in shape.
User Ratings: 49 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Excellent: 11 votes (Eng:7, dub:2, sub:1, raw:1)
 Very good: 13 votes (Eng:7, sub:2, raw:1, ?:1, dub:1, others:1
1 German edited dub
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 Good: 15 votes (Eng:9, sub:3, dub:1, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 German
)
 Decent: 4 votes (Eng:4)
 So-so: 3 votes (Eng:3)
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 Awful: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 149 users, rank: #578 (of 5719)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.510 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.5269, rank: #2038 (of 6047)
Weighted mean: 7.485 (Good+), rank: #2248 (of 6047) (seen all: 7.80 / seen some: 6.23 / won't finish: 7.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.504 (Very good−), rank: #1418 (of 3209)
Number of tankoubon: 4
Number of pages: 240
Volumes:
#2. Hungry for Victory
#3. Knuckle Sandwich
Chapter titles: We have 37
Vintage:
1989
2004-12 to 2008-09 (Germany)
Release dates: We have 12
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 1
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Graphic novel
    One-Pound Gospel (1st Ed) (GN 1) 1996-08-05 (from $6.99)
    One-Pound Gospel (1st Ed) - Hungry For Victory (GN 2) 1997-04-28
    One-Pound Gospel (1st Ed) - Knuckle Sandwich (GN 3) 1998-06-05 (from $6.99)
    One-Pound Gospel (2nd Ed) (GN 1) 2008-06-10 (from $6.69)
    One-Pound Gospel (2nd Ed) (GN 2) 2008-08-12 (from $7.99)
    One-Pound Gospel (2nd Ed) (GN 3) 2008-10-14 (from $7.99)
    One-Pound Gospel (2nd Ed) (GN 4) 2008-12-09 (from $6.69)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Rumiko Takahashi
(none)
Japanese companies
Publisher: Shogakukan
English staff
English cast
Translation: Mari Morimoto (2nd edition, vol. 4)

Adaptation:
Gerard Jones
Julie Davis (2nd edition, vol. 4)
Mari Morimoto
Design: Hidemi Sahara (2nd edition)
Editing:
Annette Roman
Kit Fox (2nd edition)
Trish Ledoux
Editing Assistant: Toshifumi Yoshida
Publisher: Seiji Horibuchi
Touch-up Art & Lettering:
Bill Schuch (2nd edition)
Mary Kelleher
Wayne Truman
(none)
English companies
Cover Design: VIZ Graphics
Licensed by: Viz Media
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
(none)
Publisher: Planeta DeAgostini Comics (Spain)
Spanish cast
(none)
Italian staff
Italian companies
(none)
Publisher: Edizioni Star Comics (1997-1998)
Italian cast
(none)
German cast
German staff
Translation: Costa Caspary
(none)
German companies
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Licensed by: Sharp Point Press
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)

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