Tom, a young high school student, has a crush on the beautiful Harmony. Once he gets to know that she is passionate about chess, he decides to enroll in the college club. But he doesn’t know the rules! He has no choice: he must learn everything and practice seriously.

He discovers the existence of Garry Kasparov, the greatest player in the history of chess very quickly.
During his research Tom bumps into a virtual reality machine that will allow him to analyze the most mythical parts of the master!
Then an unexpected event will open the doors to Tom of the very high level of chess, and this in spite of him…

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Are you familiar with the Blitz? This ultra-fast variation of chess game? To celebrate the release of the manga, Shibuya Productions invites you to bring the Blitz app in your pocket!

Compete with other opponents or the A.I. in games where time and strategy will decide your fate.

Who will become the absolute Blitz master?


IWA (“the rock” in Japanese) is the new manga collection of the Monegasque company Shibuya Productions. The purpose of this label is to publish the company’s original works in French-speaking countries.

We are looking for the publisher in the U.S. or Japan or China etc. Please contact us if you have interested in publishing Blitz in your country.