Vol. 5, Pure SoulGraphic Novel - 2005 | Shonen Jump graphic novel ed.
Everybody has a dream, and for junior high school student Shoc; Kazamatsuri, that dream is simple: he wants to get off the bench and play soccer. An inspiration to everyone he meets, the indefatigable spark plug won't quit until he becomes the best soccer player he can be! But soccer is a team sport and that means Shoc; must also work extra hard at being the best teammate he can be. No matter how good he gets, he still needs the support of 10 other players to score a single goal. One player, however, has vowed to single-handedly crush the upstarts at Josui Junior High. His name is Ryoichi Tenjo and he is easily the best soccer player Shoc; has ever seen. Nobody has been able to stop Ryoichi in the past. Now, it's up to Team Josui to teach the arrogant hothead a lesson in humility.