Baby Steps

Vol: 43+; Ch: 405+
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4.399 of 5 from 447 votes
Rank #286
Baby Steps

Maruo Eiichirou (Ei-Chan), a first year honor student, one day decides he's unhappy with the way things are and lacks exercise. His mother gives him a flyer for the local Tennis Club and he decides to check it out. He's instantly captivated by it. With no prior experience and poor physical conditioning, join Ei-Chan as he embarks on a tennis journey using his smarts, dedication and work ethic.

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soundchazer Dec 29, 2010
Score 7/10

This is a sports manga through and through. The whole purpose of the story so far (and I'm in volume 4) is to introduce Maruo Eiichirou, a guy who just started playing tennis, mostly because of a girl he likes. Like a good sports manga, he starts slow and is on his path to achieve greatness.   Characters are somewhat likeable, but we know very little of them. This may become the weakness of this... read more

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UmiKami Sep 4, 2014
Score 6.5/10

Story Baby Steps has a decent Story as it is the problem with most japanese media focused on sport activities, while the Story itself lacks depth, it is severly improved by its well executed flow through realism, mostly unknown outcomes of the matches and its ability to portray emotions of the characters to the reader. Its introduced romance is by far the worst addition to the story, lacking in thought through... read more

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