Ranked #216
Taiyou no Ie (Manga)

Taiyou no Ie

Alternative Titles

English: House of the sun.
Japanese: たいようのいえ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 13
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 24, 2010 to Mar 24, 2015
Authors: Taamo (Story & Art)
Serialization: Dessert


Score: 8.431 (scored by 7764 users)
Ranked: #2162
Popularity: #136
Members: 20,045
Favorites: 951
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"Back in the day, that place was a house filled with magic—a place where you ended up smiling even if you were crying. Surely, an invisible wizard must have lived there. Or so I thought."

What's a young child to do when her mother leaves her father for another man? Or when her father remarries a woman who brings along a child from a previous marriage? Or when her childhood neighbor friend invites her to live with him?

(Source: Mixini Studios)


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Motomiya, Mao
Nakamura, Hiro
Nakamura, Daiki
Nakamura, Hina
Matsumoto, Aoi

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Jun 12, 3:23 PM
Such a nice manga! Honestly, there`s very little i would change in this story. Very, very good shoujo manga (also worth noting that this was my first completed shoujo too!) from beginning to the end. Ain`t gonna lie, my first impression was quite bad, mainly because of the art and the fact that the heroine looked way too young and i didn`t like the age gap between the two main characters at all. That and the fact that i was kinda tired back then of annoying love triangles and shoujo/shounen romance tropes (still am), so i really didn`t feel like reading it based on my read more
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Dec 7, 2013 6:27 PM
I honestly can't believe that this has the shoujo tag, as it's like no other in the genre that I've read, and I've made my way around the shoujo area!

Anyway, I'll cut right to the chase.

I actually don't think I've spotted any cliches yet. The story seems very refreshing and original, and although I guess it does use the tragedy cliche a little bit, the characters make up for it with their realistically-portrayed emotions. Our heroine, Mao, has problems with her family, and as such is often alone. Her childhood friend who is 7 years older than her usually finds her and invites her read more
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Jan 20, 2012 3:57 PM
Imagine your parents never truly being there for you and all of sudden you have no home to go to. Where will you go? Taiyou no Ie by Taamo is a story about a girl and a man who have known each other from when they were little. The girl, Motomiya Mao, is a high school student who finds herself turning to her twenty-three year old friend, Nakamura Hiro, once again for solace in the house they’ve spent their blissful childhood days in.

I’ve read some of Taamo’s other works before and to be honest, none of them particularly struck me. They are all either way read more
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May 15, 2014 7:49 PM
“I no longer have a home. I no longer have a place to return to. Nobody is waiting for me anyway. There’s nobody who needs me.”

Mao is a teenage girl who doesn't know the warmth of family. Her mother ran away with another man, and her father actively distances himself from her. Her only happy memories were with Hiro, Daiki, and Hina Nakamura, but even those days were numbered, as the neighboring Nakamuras split apart after the parents died in an accident. Years later, after Mao runs away from her father’s new family, Hiro invites Mao to stay with him in the now-empty Nakamura read more
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Poll: Taiyou no Ie Chapter 50 Discussion
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Why does it say 0 chapters when it should say 50?
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