Real (Japanese: リアル Riaru) is a Japanese manga arrangement composed and represented by Takehiko Inoue that manages wheelchair b-ball. It has been serialized in Weekly Young Jump since 1999, with the parts gathered into 14 tankōbon volumes to date by Shueisha. By 2013, the initial 12 volumes had sold more than 14 million duplicates in Japan alone.
Despite the fact that not as famous as Inoue’s Slam Dunk, Real is an increasingly genuine interpretation of ball with more character improvement in a reasonable setting. It is likewise gone for progressively full grown gatherings of people, being a seinen manga arrangement serialized in Weekly Young Jump.
The story spins around three youngsters: Nomiya Tomomi, a secondary school dropout, Togawa Kiyoharu, an ex-sprinter who currently plays wheelchair b-ball and Takahashi Hisanobu, a famous pioneer of the secondary school’s b-ball crew who presently gets himself a paraplegic after a mishap.
Real highlights a cast of characters who end up being underestimated by society, yet are altogether joined by one basic component: a craving to play ball, with no spot to play it in. Nomiya, being a secondary school dropout, has no future in his life. Togawa, being a troublesome identity, winds up always quarreling with his own partners. Takahashi, when a well-known group pioneer, presently winds up being unfit to start from the chest.
Real won an Excellence Prize for manga at the 5th Japan Media Arts Festival in 2001.