Haru, a university student, has just traveled from Tokyo to the countryside for her mother's funeral. And like her mother, she is just as unwelcomed by the townsfolk, presumed to be immoral and even a witch by the local kids. But one young boy, Taro, takes an interest in Haru, and together the two begin a memorable summer together filled with laughter, and even a harrowing adventure, that changes their lives forever.
When I bought this one-volume manga I didn’t know yet Takahashi Shin, the author, as the genius who created “She, the ultimate weapon” (also known as “The last love song on this little planet” or “Saikano”), one of the masterpieces that, in my opinion, make the medium of manga worth defending as art. Actually not based but rather inspired by Mark Twain’s book... read more
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