Description - Slum Online (Novel) by Hiroshi Sakurazaka
"...I log in and Tetsuo comes to Versus Town. A make-believe man in a make-believe city. He was new there, and he had come for one thing: to fight."
Etsuro Sakagami is a college student who feels uncomfortable in reality, but when he logs onto the combat Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) game Versus Town, he becomes "Tetsuo," a karate champion on his way to becoming the most powerful martial artist around. While his relationship with new classmate Fumiko goes nowhere, Etsuro spends his days and nights online in search of the invincible fighter Slasher Jack. Drifting between the virtual and the real, will Etsuro ever be ready to face his most formidable opponent?
Buy Slum Online (Novel) by Hiroshi Sakurazaka from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(203mm x 133mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Viz Media, Subs. of Shogakukan Inc
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Author Biography - Hiroshi Sakurazaka
Hiroshi Sakurazaka was born in 1970. After a career in information technology, he published his first novel Wizards' Web in 2003. His 2004 short story Saitama Chainsaw Massacre won the 16th SF Magazine Reader's Award. His other novels include Characters (co-written with Hiroki Azuma) and All You Need is KILL, which was published by Haikasoru in 2009.