Two months ago, 10-year-old Takuya’s mother was tragically killed, leaving the boy, his baby brother Minoru, and his father behind. With his father working to support the family, raising Minoru becomes Takuya’s responsibility, even though the boy is just a child himself. And with having to clean, do laundry, pick up Minoru from daycare and to try constantly to stop his sibling from crying, Takuya constantly changes between loving his relative and resenting him. Still, he’ll try his best to be a caring big brother to Minoru, as his mother would have wanted it that way.
Baby & Me is a work of manga that stands out for its focus on family as it does. Anyone who has been in a family--which is everyone; how were you born anyway. . .anyone who has been in a family will find Baby & Me a collection of highly relatable stories. The art isn't the most attractive. Yet, it has it moments of glory portraying complex emotional states and the softness of real human... read more
Aka-chan to Boku
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