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  • n. The flag of the United States.

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  • Snuffles: Hikaru's questionable actions are nothing compared to Starbuck's, so don't even start.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • White has to be quick and must take advantage of the knight on f6 - the only tactical weakness in Hikaru's position.

    Lubomir Kavalek: The Great London Chess Debate

  • On the other hand, I can't help feeling a twinge of jealousy at the fictional Hikaru's progress; sadly, not every case of autism has that element of positive progression.

    Linkspam for 5-8-2009

  • Then, four years ago, out came the serialized comic "Hikaru no Go" ( "Hikaru's Go"), about a bleached-blond boy who becomes a professional go player aided by the spirit of a long-deceased master.

    Going Crazy For 'Go'

  • Having spent almost 1,000 pages with the Azuma family now, I can honestly say I feel emotionally invested in Hikaru's story and I'm cheering him on as he and his family work to find a place for him in this world as a hard-working, happy adult.

    Manga Before Flowers — Review: With the Light, Vol 1 and 2 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • Hikaru's experiences are often more terrifying for his mother and for him as well at times because he is not capable of communicating the way most children his age can, but they are also little bit part of what we all go through as children -- we test the boundaries of our world and sometimes the world tests us right back.

    Manga Before Flowers — Review: With the Light, Vol 1 and 2 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • With the Light is really Hikaru's mother story more than it is his, as she must struggle not only to understand her son and his very different experience of the world, but also to find support from her society -- and even from her own family -- which blames her for his "misbehaving" such as throwing a tantrum at his grandfather's memorial service.

    Manga Before Flowers — Review: With the Light, Vol 1 and 2 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • His story seems to be mirroring almost exactly that of Ryoma's, but in Hikaru-no Go it serves as a counter to Hikaru's story, wherein Hikaru is trying to help start a Go club at his school from the ground up.

    Review: Shonen Jump GNs

  • Hikaru-no Go provides another narrative twist: halfway through this volume the focus splits into two, with one thread of the story following Akira, Hikaru's competitive nemesis.

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • Hikaru's journey will be to learn the game of Go himself and, in so doing, mature in the other areas of his life as well.

    Archive 2005-01-01

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