Batuque (バトゥーキ, Batūki; Portuguese: Drumming) is a manga series authorised and illustrated by Sako Toshio. The manga was first serialized on July 5th, 2018 in issue 31 (2018) of the Japanese manga magazine Weekly Young Jump, published by Shueisha. Starting from Chapter 85, published on July 4th 2020, the series has moved to a bi-weekly schedule, with chapters being published on the Tonari no Young Jump website and the Young Jump app.

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The story of a middle school girl trying to find herself in the confusion of adolescence. Skateboard-loving Sanjou Ichiri, nicknamed "Icchi", may look like a normal energetic kid, but whenever she sees the full moon, she is hit with a wave of emotion she cannot comprehend. The series revolves around her learning the Afro-Brazilian martial art of capoeira.

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