Natsume Ono Ends 4-Panel Gateball Manga GB Park

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
House of Five Leaves/Ristorante Paradiso creator launched story in 2011

Natsume Ono's GB Park four-panel manga ended in the April issue of Takeshobo's Manga Life Original magazine on Monday. The slice-of-life manga debuted in the magazine in 2011.

The story focuses on a group of senior citizens who meet in a park to play gateball (sport similar to croquet). The final seven-page installment features a dentist who brings toothbrushes to the gateball players who are eating nothing but candy.

Natsume Ono's other works include the House of Five Leaves, Ristorante Paradiso, La Quinta Camera - 5 Banme no Heya, and Gente - Ristorante no Hitobito manga. Viz Media has released those manga in North America. Ristorante Paradiso received a television anime series adaptation in 2009, and a House of Five Leaves television anime adaptation followed in 2010. Right Stuf released the Ristorante Paradiso anime in North America, and NIS America released the House of Five Leaves adaptation.

Source: Comic Natalie via Manga News

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