Japanese creators have a penchant for writing thrilling sports stories. This season alone is showcasing badminton (Hanebado) and beach volleyball (Harukana Receive). But one sport is always being neglected: hockey.
Akira Amano, who is known for creating Reborn! and ēIDLIVE, is writing a one-shot manga about the sport. Not much is known, other than it’s titled HOT and it will debut on August 6 in Weekly Shonen Jump. Viz Media is simul-publishing the manga in the English version of Weekly Shonen Jump.