Sakura ganbaru! gets ultra-complete edition (in Japan)


Nakahira Masahiko’s “Sakura ganbaru!” gets a new (and up-to-date) re-release in Japan as part of the Street Fighter franchise’s 30th Anniversary celebration.

Pre-orders are open now at Amazon Japan:

Entitled “Street Fighter ZERO 2: Sakura ganbaru! Shinsouban,” it will be published in Japan on 08/25/2018 for 2808 yen by Fukkan Dot Com. Weighing in at 432 pages, it will collect all previously published “Sakura ganbaru!” stories, plus (for the first time) the final epilogue chapter “Graduation.”


“Sakura ganbaru!” cover illustration collection

All main story chapters (1-12)

And all 4 side stories:

Miss Karin ganbaru!
(Originally appeared as a final bonus chapter in “Sakura ganbaru!” Vol. 1)

(Originally appeared as 2 final bonus chapters in “Street Fighter III -RYU FINAL-” Vols. 1 & 2)

Sakura ganbaru! Special edition
(Originally appeared in Shuueisha’s manga anthology “Ultrajump Megamix” Vol. 1, 01/22/2003)

Sakura ganbaru! Graduation
(Previously available only as a doujinshi by Studio Zero, 12/29/2004)



Nice! The Sakura Ganbaru! Special Edition is a short Capcom vs. SNK story. Sakura beats up Kyo Kusunagi of King of Fighters fame. Yeah I don’t think Sakura could actually defeat Kyo ROFL but the artwork is really nice.

Karin easily trips up Shingo too in the story. ACCURATE! :stuck_out_tongue: