the manga centers on third-year middle school student ashito aoi, who lives in ehime prefecture. ashito has a strong talent in soccer, but he tries to hide it. due to his very straightforward personality, he causes a disaster that serves as a huge setback for him. then, tatsuya fukuya -- a veteran of the strong j-club team tokyo city esperion and coach of the club's youth team -- appears in front of ashito. tatsuya sees through ashito and sees his talent, and invites him to try out for the youth team in tokyo.note: won the 65th shogakukan award in 2019 for general category. nominated for the 2017 manga taishou award.