Janki Hokutosei - Recommendations

Alt title: Mahjong of the North Star

Janki Hokutosei

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Mahjong Diva Obaka Miiko

Miiko is a girl with a problem. She's passed all the tests and become a Mahjong Pro, but she stinks at Mahjong! She was starting to even hate the game, but then she runs into a man who used to be a Top-Tier Mahjong Pro named Namidame in a parlor and asks him to teach her how to play right! The two strike a connection and Namidame vows to help Miiko work her way up to the top leagues. 

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Mahjong is all Nikaido Aki knew growing up. With her parents operating a Mahjong shop where people would gather to play the game, it served as a good time for Aki, her older sister Rumi and their family. But when their mother leaves them out of the blue, their father is forced to close the shop and he leaves Aki and Rumi with relatives. With no real goal in life and not even sure if she wants to continue on to high school, Aki has to figure out what she wants out of her life.

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Yamima no Mamiya

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