Senin, 02 April 2012

Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms

Type : Manga
Author(s) : KOUNO Fumiyo
Language : English
Status in Home Country : 1 Volume [Complete]
Scanlation Status : [Complete]
Genre(s) : Drama, Historical, School Life
Other title(s) : Yunagi no Machi Sakura no Kuni
Manga info : Baka-Update

Scan Groups : Kotonoha
Related Series : -

Summary :
Part 1: Hiroshima, 1955. Ten years after the city was consumed by a scorching flash of light, a woman's soul is still deeply shaken by the earth-shattering explosion that devastated her home and changed her life forever... A family from Hiroshima struggles to come to terms with their survival of the atomic bombing of their city. The protagonist is Minami Hirano, about 20 years of age.

Part 2: Set some decades later, the niece of Minami Hirano is bewildered by her father's mysterious disappearances. She and a friend follow him to discover what he is doing.

The main theme of this is historic manga concerns the question what impact the war and the atomic bombing had on the most vulnerable. Fumiyo Kôno examines this question in her outstanding book—an award-winning, widely-discussed masterpiece!

This manga has won two awards, the 2004 Japan Media Arts Festival's Grand Prize for manga and the 2005 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize's Creative Award.

Size :

Vol 01 : | DDLA |


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