In Keigo's school, all the troubled kids are grouped into one class -- the troublemakers, the abused kids, and the scarred ones. There's a quiet kid in his class named Asato who never talks to anyone, and like Keigo, doesn't want to go home after school. One day after class Keigo cuts himself, and the two of them discover that Asato has the ability to absorb the wounds of others. What wounds will Asato heal, and what scars does he himself carry...?
Typically when child abuse and neglect are featured in manga, the story can go one of two ways: In one scenario, focus is placed on the healing process, however and wherever the abused character(s) find it: Drugs, sex, genuinely healthy or unhealthy relationships, with dramatic and sometimes hopeful results that [51% Nurture, 49% Nature] types will accept as gratifying (or sometimes bittersweet) proof that with... read more
Kimi ni Shika Kikoenai
Calling You (Light Novel)