Ikuru is a boy who doesn't have long to live. Growing up questioning the purpose of his life and the reason for his impending death, he's constantly confused and lonely. After learning that he doesn't have much time left, he requests that a special "girl" called a AGH-RMS (Artificial Genes Human Regenerated for Mental Support) be given to him. These people are genetically made so that they help heal and ease the mental burdens of the terminally ill. This manga is cute, sad, and ultimately a story about life, death, and humanity.
This is one truly amazing manga, but the most surprising thing about it, is probably the fact that it was written by a H author. If I were to summarize what this series was about, I would say it was about love and not just about romantic love, but about love in general. The story takes place on apocalyptic\post-apocalyptic earth where humanity is dying and those still alive suffer. The author is rather... read more