Cross Manage (クロス・マネジ Kurosu Maneji) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by KAITO. Cross Manage was originally published as a one-shot in Weekly Shōnen Jump before beginning serialization in the magazine on September 17, 2012, and ending on July 22, 2013. The series is also published in North America in English through Viz Media's digital manga anthology, Weekly Shonen Jump.
Teenager, Sakurai is forced into becoming the manager of the girl's lacrosse team at his school after accidentally touching the chest of his female classmate Toyoguchi. Sakurai is reluctant at first but after witnessing Toyoguchi extreme determination and hard work, Sakurai for the first time decides to put all of his efforts into something and becomes the manager of the team. While Toyoguchi is thrilled, there are many other members of the team who are not, Sakurai has his work cutout for him as he has to prove his worth to the other girls while also solving current problems that arise for the team.
- ↑ "Viz Media's Shonen Jump Alpha Adds Cross Manage Lacrosse Manga". Anime News Network. September 24, 2012. http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2012-09-24/viz-media-shonen-jump-alpha-adds-cross-manage-lacrosse-manga. Retrieved April 3, 2013.