Anime: Game 20

プロへの道 The Road to Turning Pro
プロへの道
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Title (Romaji)
PURO e no Michi
Title (Viz)
The Road to Turning Pro
Title (Déclic Images)
La voie pour devenir professionnel
Title (Mighty Media)
朝向職業棋士之路
Air Date
2002-02-20
Script
Tomioka Atsuhiro
Storyboard
Endou Tetsuya
Producer
Endou Tetsuya
Director
Shiba Minako
Tokiya Yoshinori
Collected Releases
DVD: 1.7
BD: 2.1
DVD (Déclic): 06

This episode takes place in October and November of 1999.

This episode was adapted using material from the manga chapters Game 39, Game 40, and Game 41.

Episode Description (Viz)

After a chance meeting in a bookstore, Kishimoto, the captain of the Kaio Go Club, takes Hikaru to a Go Salon to see what kind of player he truly is. Over a game of Go, Kishimoto tells him about Akira's goal of turning pro, sparking Hikaru's interest in chasing and catching up to Akira.

Screenshots

Available on Flickr.

Appearing or Referenced

Characters
Clarkson master
Clarkson patron
Fujisaki Akari
Fujiwara no Sai
Kishimoto Kaoru
Mitani Yuuki
Natsume Yousuke
Ogata Seiji
Sakamaki
Shindou Hikaru
Tsuda Kumiko
Tsutsui Kimihiro
Locations
Clarkson
Haze Middle School
Nihon Ki-in