March Comes in Like a Lion, Volume 1 (Paperback)
Rei Kiriyama is a child prodigy. Rei Kiriyama is also an orphan who lives alone in an empty apartment. Rei Kiriyama is a teen working in an adult's world. Life is complicated for Rei. He's an up-and-coming shogi (Japanese chess) player on the verge of turning pro but he has no homelife or much of a life period outside his board game but thankfully with the help of some life-long friends he has an opportunity start all over again.
Chica Umino is one of the most decorated and best-selling authors in modern day Japan. She is the first comic artist to win the manga grand slam, having taken the Tezuka Prize, the Manga Gran Prix, the Kodansha Award and the Japan Media Arts Award. She broke through with her hit series Honey & Clover (Viz Media). Outside of her comic work, she has provided character designs for the Eden of the East television series and the Fate/Grand Order video game franchise