Mitarai-ke, Enjou suru
Burn the House Down
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Mitarai-ke, Enjou suru

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: The Mitarai's House is on Fire
Japanese: 御手洗家、炎上する
English: Burn the House Down
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Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 39
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 25, 2017 to Apr 24, 2021
Genre: Drama Drama
Demographic: Josei Josei
Serialization: Kiss
Authors: Fujizawa, Moyashi (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.571 (scored by 10851,085 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #24572
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Popularity: #5307
Members: 3,794
Favorites: 36

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Synopsis

When a fire broke out in the Mitarai household 13 years ago, the eldest daughter, Anzu, had to watch her mother, Satsuki, grovel to the ground and beg for forgiveness, as she thought it was her fault. Things only went downhill for the family, with Anzu's parents divorcing shortly after the incident.

Living with her younger sister Yuzu, 25-year-old Anzu—now surnamed Murata—works at a house cleaning company to pay for Satsuki's hospital bills. Her newest client is Makiko Mitarai, the second wife of Anzu's father who presents herself as the perfect housewife when, in reality, she refuses to clean any mess.

Having always believed Mikako was the true instigator behind the fire, Anzu considers this the ideal opportunity to prove her mother's innocence. Under the alias "Shizuka Yamauchi," she plans to infiltrate Mikako's house and search for evidence that will determine her culpability. Nevertheless, Anzu must remain cautious if she wants to succeed, as a single wrong step might prove too costly.

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Background

Mitarai-ke, Enjou suru was published digitally in English as Burn the House Down by Kodansha USA from June 28, 2022, to January 24, 2023. It has also been released in French by Éditions Akata since June 8, 2023.

The series was adapted into a television drama which premiered on Netflix on July 13, 2023.

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Reviews

Jan 29, 2024
FunnyFunny
Well-writtenWell-written
I. PROLOGUE:
“The one living my life, is me. I’m the one who stands up when I fall, and the one who decides the path I’ll take. I am the only one who can change my life.” – Mitarai Anzu.

“Mitarai-ke, Enjou suru” or “The Mitarai’s House is on Fire” is a hidden gem, one of the most underrated Manga I’ve ever read. The premise is similar to some Korean old-school family drama but beyond that theme, it’s a touching and meaningful story about people struggling to overcome their life’s problems.

II. INTRODUCTION:
Like the title just suggests, the story starts with an impressive scene that appears in ...
Apr 18, 2023
"I told myself not to care about the crap people say when they've only gotten a glimpse of my life. Right now, I'm the one walking my path in life. When I trip and fall, I'm the one who decides whether to go back or push forward. The only person who can change my life is me, after all."

What a ride!

I've been in and out of reading slumps lately but this series was so addictive, I finished it all in a couple of hours. I'm so glad I gave it a try. I wasn't sure if I'd enjoy it at first because I'm not into ...
May 12, 2023
Spoiler
The story starts with a big fire in the Miratai's house, as the wife sees the fire, she admits that it was her fault and the case is closed. Anzu, the daughter, believes otherwise. After seeing a recording of someone leaving the house after starting the fire with her father, Anzu believes that the new wife, who was previously her mom's friend, set the house on fire. And so Anzu begins investigating the house after successfully filtering it as a housekeeper to find clues about the fire that happened 13 years ago.

The story is just way too good, it's very entertaining, has the perfect length, ...

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