Shingo is a rookie white-collar worker. One day, a woman suddenly touches his cock when he is in the train. He is surprised and looks around, but the woman says, “Be quiet, or you’ll be in trouble….” Also, another woman standing in front of him pushes her buttocks to his body…. The women finally put […]
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Having lost his love, job, hopes, and even most of his youth, Yoshimura Osamu (28) uses the last of his money at the local pub and aimlessly wanders the streets. Yet in this moment of utter hopelessness, the strikingly attractive woman — who had been at the center of attention back in the pub — […]
Three ordinary people are thrown together, and each retells events in his or her own voice in this unconventionally told, uniquely presented, and ultimately very human novella.
Here we have Mizoguchi Haruki, a newly-minted salaryman who is suffering from the freshman blues, and really doesn’t care about anyone around him. And over there we have Kamiake Minori, a world-weary young shrine maiden who, despite her giggly conversations with her school “friends”, really couldn’t care less about any of that. When taken separately, […]