is a romantic comedy swimming manga by Mitsuru Adachi. It was published by Shogakukan in Weekly Shōnen Sunday from 1987 to 1989, and collected in 12 tankōbon volumes. The series was adapted into a live action film in 2006, released in Japan by Toho.

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  1. The unmowed part of a golf course.
  2. A rude fellow; a coarse bully; a rowdy.
  3. A scuffed and roughened area of the pitch, where the bowler's feet fall, used as a target by spin bowlers because of its unpredictable bounce.
  4. The raw material from which faceted or cabochon gems are created.
  5. A quick sketch, similar to a thumbnail, but larger and more detailed. Meant for artistic brainstorming and a vital step in the design process.
  6. Boisterous weather.


  1. To create in an approximate form.
    Rough in the shape first, then polish the details.
  2. To physically assault someone in retribution.
    The gangsters roughed him up a little.
  3. To commit the offense of roughing, i.e. to punch another player.
  4. To render rough; to roughen.
  5. To break in (a horse, etc.), especially for military purposes.


  1. Having a texture that has much friction. Not smooth; uneven.
  2. Approximate; hasty or careless; not finished.
    a rough estimate; a rough sketch of a building
  3. Turbulent.
    The sea was rough.
  4. Difficult; trying.
    Being a teenager nowadays can be rough.
  5. Crude; unrefined
    His manners are a bit rough, but he means well.
  6. Violent; not careful or subtle
    This box has been through some rough handling.
  7. Loud and hoarse; offensive to the ear; harsh; grating.
    a rough tone; a rough voice
  8. Not polished; uncut; said of a gem.
    a rough diamond
  9. Harsh-tasting.
    rough wine


  1. In a rough manner; rudely; roughly.

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