Posts Tagged ‘Existential Crisis’

Amatarasu Riddle Star

Amatarasu Riddle Star

Doumoto Takaya was bored. One evening, he had taken up his childhood friend’s invitation to have a late-night picnic. He accepted, if only to subdue his boredom, and was encouraged to wish upon the shooting stars that were a common spectacle in the town of Hoshigino. During their picnic, a shooting star whisked across the […]

Hashihime of Old Book Town

Hashihime of Old Book Town

Jinbochou, Tokyo June 1922, Taisho Era The Rainy Season Tamamori came to Tokyo with his sights set on getting accepted to the Imperial University. However, he doesn’t pass the entrance exam, and is so undisciplined and wrapped up in endless fantasies that he’s kicked out of his boarding house after only two years. Through a […]

Trinoline

Trinoline

One hot, midsummer’s day, Shun Nanami’s sister drowned to death. It’s a memory he will never forget, which has become lodged forevermore in his heart. He decides from then on to live in her stead, to make up for the life she never got to lead. Time passes, his agonizing childhood behind him, and he […]

Chuusotsu! 1st graduation

Chuusotsu! 1st graduation

Under the P3 law enacted under the Global People’s Federation, citizens are ranked according to the Authorization Seals issued by the world government. As spring arrives, the manga lover Marisugawa Arue, set back by a long-lasting illness, finds herself having to live her life as a “chuusotsu” – a person with no education beyond middle […]

Wonderful Everyday – Discontinuous Existence

Wonderful Everyday ~Diskontinuierliches Dasein~

Subarashiki Hibi is a story told in seven chapters. The story follows a group of several Tokyo high school students mostly through July of 2012 and each chapter is told from the perspective of one of its five main characters. Because of the same timeframe coverage, certain events are overlapping from chapter to chapter but […]