Eyeshield 21, Vol. 31, 31 (Paperback)
Catch all the bone-crushing action and slapstick comedy of Japan's hottest football manga Wimpy Sena Kobayakawa has been running away from bullies all his life. But when the football gear comes on, things change--Sena's speed and uncanny ability to elude big bullies just might give him what it takes to become a great high school football hero Catch all the bone-crushing action and slapstick comedy of Japan's hottest football manga And the Winner Is... Only five minutes remain on the game clock as the severely battered and beaten Devil Bats continue their daunting struggle against the Hakushu Dinosaurs. Hoping that sheer strength and power will see him through, Hakushu's quarterback plans a last-ditch drive up the middle of the field. Standing in his way, though, is a newly revitalized Kurita (who's also getting some backup from the tiny but mighty Komusubi). Can Kurita and Komusubi hold off the monstrous Rikiya Gao, or is Hakushu on the verge of a potential game-ending touchdown?
Yusuke Murata was born July 3, 1978 in Miyagi, Japan. He won the 122th HopStep Award prize(1995) by "Partner." and won the 51th Akatsuka Award 2nd prize(1998) by "Samui Hanashi."