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Yunagi no Machi Sakura no Kuni


Synonyms 夕凪の街 桜の国, Yunagi no Machi, Sakura no Kuni, The Town of Evening Calm, The Country of Cherry Blossoms

Released Jan 01, 2004

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Drama Historical Slice of Life

Author & Artist Kouno, Fumiyo

Rating 7.54 /10 by 2,056 users myanimelist

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Status3 Chapters

Pub. statusCompleted


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Story Line 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!

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