Chichi no Koyomi
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Chichi no Koyomi

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: My Father's Journal
Japanese: 父の暦


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 12
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 9, 1994 to Sep 24, 1994
Genre: Slice of Life Slice of Life
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Big Comic
Authors: Taniguchi, Jiro (Story & Art)


Score: 8.071 (scored by 13261,326 users)
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Ranked: #5772
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Popularity: #3848
Members: 4,117
Favorites: 83

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A family is devastated by the Great Tottori Fire of 1952, but the family comes to terms with the disaster and breaks free from the bonds holding them back.

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Jan 28, 2016
Boogiepop20 (All reviews)
I have no experience writing, and I do not even know English (so I’ll have to use the Google translator), but in this case I feel compelled to review this title, who do not have English translation is quite unknown in the page (at least compared to other works of Taniguchi as "Haruka na Machi e"). With that clarified, let's start.
The story it’s about Yoichi, an ordinary man who lives in Tokyo with his wife, who one day receives the news that his father, who did not visit since ten years, has died. For him his father was always a virtual unknown, with which he read more
Apr 24, 2022
moose_man (All reviews)
A really solid work by Taniguchi, which should be no surprise.

JOURNAL OF MY FATHER uses a funeral as the setting for a man's exploration of his father's memory. It's a conventional premise, but Taniguchi uses it to good effect. Yoichi and his family are depicted with as much rawness as a Japanese funeral allows, and for the most part the stiffness of the proceedings contributes to the overall work. Yoichi is essentially estranged from his family, and a funeral can't mend those fences.

The most successful parts of the manga come near the end when Yoichi really comes to terms with what his estrangement read more

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