Asu and Kyo are two orphaned sisters; their mother passed away some time ago, while their father abandoned them due to gambling issues. Asu and Kyo now live in a rundown apartment complex. Asu, the younger sister, is responsible for all of the housework while Kyo is in charge of living expenses; and together, the two sisters work hard to live a comfortable and enjoyable life. Looking to one another for support, Asu and Kyo experience the hardships of daily living, but are still able to welcome each day with a smile.
Hating on "Binbou Shimai Monogatari" is like kicking a puppy. Even if the puppy deserved it, you're still going to look like a heel for doing it.
This is a manga that is right in my strike zone; it's an iyashi (healing) manga story where nothing much really happens with characters who are warm and likable. The two sisters of the title are alone; their mother died and their... read more