Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?
Fireworks, Should We See it from the Side or the Bottom?
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Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?

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Japanese: 打ち上げ花火、下から見るか?横から見るか?
English: Fireworks, Should We See it from the Side or the Bottom?
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 10
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 2, 2017 to Feb 2, 2018
Genre: Drama Drama
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Ace
Authors: Fuugetsu, Makoto (Art), Iwai, Shunji (Story)


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School children Norimichi, Yuusuke, and Junichi want to know if fireworks look round or flat from the side. They make a plan to find the answer at a fireworks display, while Nazuna schemes to run away with Norimichi or Yuusuke, whoever wins at the pool.

(Source: Tokyo International Film Festival)


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Jul 30, 2023

Uchiage Hanabi is a manga adaptation of the film with the same name, that's based in the 1993's drama.

The story of this manga is the same o the anime, with minors differences, but in my opinion, the final of the manga is better explained than the anime. But yes, there's an open-ending, if you dislike anime/manga that has an open-ending, don't read this manga nor anime, you'll dislike it!
And in my anime review I write that the story was a little bit confusing, but in the manga isn't confusing, I understand it very better, it's a good thing.
The art of this manga is ...
May 4, 2021
Mixed Feelings
I actually read this before watching the movie, as I wanted something to base the movie off due to the reviews about the ending.

I'm glad I did. The ending makes a lot more sense. But overall, the manga/movie is just...decent. It's not amazing. It's not terrible. It's just decent. The manga's art is beautiful, of course. It doesn't quite hold a candle to the film, but it's gorgeous.

There are only 10 chapters, so it feels more rushed than the film. It can still get a bit confusing at times, but if you have knowledge of the film its based off (or vice ...

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