The Beach Stars is a sports manga series about an all women beach volley ball team. Iruka Nanase is a girl who loves volleyball more than anything and struggles to rebuild the disbanded team into a beach volleyball club to compete in the Madonna Cup championships.
In the wake of having her beloved school volleyball team disbanded due to a lack of members, Iruka Nanase and her friends struggle to keep playing the sport they love and soon discover both beach volleyball and a powerful rival known as Silent Angel, Sanae Hayakawa. Iruka aims to defeat Sanae and win the title at the Madonna Cup, but first must revive their team and get new members.
Iruka Nanase is a short young girl who has a love of volleyball and an incredibly impressive jump that looks as if she's flying. She excited to start her sophomore year until she discovered her beloved school volleyball club was being shut down due to a lack of members. She had all but given up until she discovered the local beach volleyball arenas. Iruka and her friends rebuild their club with the goal of winning the Madonna Cup.
Kyōsuke Honda is a new hire teacher at Higasaki High School. Recently, he's lost his girlfriend due to his lack of drive, but he finds himself taking the initiative and becomes the official adviser for the Higasaki High School Beach Volleyball Club.
Rin Tanokura is the tomboyish friend of Iruka Nanase and a member of the former indoor volleyball team as the attacker and blocker. When they discover beach volleyball, they revive their club and build a new team to win the Madonna Cup.
Kotomi Ishihara is the lighthearted friend of Iruka Nanase and a member of the former indoor volleyball team as the setter. When they discover beach volleyball, they revive their club and build a new team to win the Madonna Cup.
Michiru Aizawa is the shy new member to the revived Higasaki High School Beach Volleyball Club. She has little experience in the game, but is dedicated and loyal to training to help her team win the Madonna Cup.
Ryōko Tokuno is a skilled beach volleyball player who competed in the 2004 Athens' Olympics. Though she retired from the sport, she occasionally coaches the Higasaki High School Beach Volleyball Club.
Mr. Fuji is the strict gym teacher who is the biggest rival the Higasaki High School Beach Volleyball Club have of reviving their club. He was the former adviser of original volleyball club and never realized that his students were leaving becasue of his harsh training techniques.
Sanae Hayakawa is the of the most skilled rookies to compete in the Madonna Cup. She's known as the Silent Angel and is a powerful rival to many players. She's currently training for the Olympics, but a young girl, Iruka, has displays a talent that has shown herself to be an upcoming challenger.
Akira Terashima is an aggressive thought talented beach volleyball player from North Kokura High. She's known as The Falcon Kokura She wishes to win the Madonna Cup and crush Sanae Hayakawa in a match.
Reika Ono is a busty and kind beach volleyball player from Tokyo Toujo Private Academy, and Sanae's doubles partner for the Madonna Cup.
The Beach Stars is a shonen manga series that was created by Masahiro Morio. It originally began publication in Shogakukan's Shūkan Young Sunday magazine No. 14, 2007. The first volume was released on July 10, 2007, with the 7th and final volume being released on April 4th 2009. This series is a comedy sports manga with some fan service and brief nudity.
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