Freshly announced during a Anime North: Stay at Home panel comes new licensing info. Manga Planet announced their acquisition of Buzzer Beater by Takehiko Inoue, published by I.T. Planning, Inc.
Buzzer Beater Synopsis
Inoue’s Buzzer Beater is described by Manga Planet as:
Several hundred years in the future, the Earth sport “basketball” gains popularity all over the universe. In a landscape where every pro basketball player in the Intergalactic League is from every other planet but Earth, an elderly millionaire named Yoshimune decides to fulfill his dream of having Earthlings play in the League. Will the promise of a one hundred million contract let him find the once-in-a-lifetime dream team he needs?
About Manga Planet
Manga Planet was started in 2012 as a joint project between Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. and FANTASISTA, INC. to research and explore the ways manga is read throughout the world. Aiming to bring new manga to fans from all over the world and support artists and the industry, Manga Planet pushes for affordability and access to manga through a subscription-based service.
Readers that are subscribed to Manga Planet, for a flat monthly fee of $6.99, will have access to their expanding library of English-language manga. For those interested in subscribing, you can make an account on the Manga Planet site. For more information, check out the Manga Planet guide.
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