About Death

Alt title: Jugeume Gwanhayeo

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In Japan, where tampering with the body of one who has passed is taboo, Shinjyuro provides a rare service: as an embalmer, he restores the body of the deceased to a beautiful state, giving the family a chance to say goodbye face to face during the funeral. Amongst those in the know, he is considered one of the best in his trade in Japan, showing exceptional technical skill as well as consideration for the grieving family. Embalming can be heartbreaking work, but on top of that, Shinjyuro also faces the prejudice cast upon him by the general public due to his misunderstood profession. It's no wonder, then, that he has a pathological addiction to physical affection…

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harvestmoon07 harvestmoon07 says...

Both series deal with death in unique ways. The Embalmer is about how the deceased are laid to rest, while About Death is about the afterlife. Both series focus on the loved ones and the person who passed. If you like one give the other a try, but have a box of tissues ready for either one! Both series had me crying like a baby! 

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