The Manga Guide to Physics

Alt title: Manga de Wakaru Butsuri [Rikigaku-hen]

Vol: 1; Ch: 4
2006
2.706 out of 5 from 17 votes
Rank #15,891
The Manga Guide to Physics

Megumi is an all-star athlete, but she's a failure when it comes to physics class. And she can't concentrate on her tennis matches when she's worried about the questions she missed on the big test! Luckily for her, she befriends Ryota, a patient physics geek who uses real-world examples to help her understand classical mechanics-and improve her tennis game in the process! In The Manga Guide to Physics, you'll follow alongside Megumi as she learns about the physics of everyday objects like roller skates, slingshots, braking cars, and tennis serves. In no time, you'll master tough concepts like momentum and impulse, parabolic motion, and the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration.

Source: No Starch Press

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hamletsmage Jul 19, 2016
Score 2/10

Oh what fresh hell is this? Are you serious, Japan? Physics in manga form?  Story: This has about as much story as that one time Walt Disney made Donald in MathMagic Land. And yes, ... read more

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FullmetalDragon Jul 19, 2016
Score 8/10

If you're looking for a fun manga just for entertainment, then this is seriously not for you. However, if you have an interest in physics, or are trying to study for a physics exam, this is actually surprisingly good. The Manga Guide to Physics is part manga, part textbook, and covers all the basics of motion, including Newton's Three Laws, momentum and energy. It does so in a rather entertaining way, with... read more

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