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Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni

Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni

Alternative Titles

English: In This Corner of the World
Synonyms: To All the Corners of the World
Japanese: この世界の片隅に


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 48
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 5, 2006 to Jan 6, 2009
Authors: Kouno, Fumiyo (Story & Art)
Serialization: Manga Action


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1940s Hiroshima. Suzu, a young bride, leaves her home to join her new husband, a member of the Japanese navy, at a military base in the port city of Kure. Confronted with the challenges of a new life, Suzu must also come to grips with a world at war and her beautiful home collapsing around her. Unwilling to give up hope, Suzu holds on to happiness to persevere through the trials of war.

(Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)


In 2009, Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni received an award of excellence in the 13th Japan Media Arts Festival in manga category. The manga also ranked 1st place in the "The Best Manga 2010: Kono Manga wo Yome!!" (THE BEST MANGA 2010 このマンガを読め!) and "Da capo Tokubetsu Henshuu: Saikou no Hon! 2010" (ダカーポ特別編集 最高の本!2010) in manga category.

The series was published in English as In This Corner of the World by Seven Seas Entertainment in a complete omnibus on October 31, 2017. It had previously been digitally published in English by JManga.

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More reviewsReviews

Jul 27, 2017
Agerno (All reviews)
Story – 9
Draw – 8
Characters – 9
Enjoyment - 9
Overall - 9

Kono sekai no katasumi ni is one of that tough stories that touch you deep. With this manga Kouno Fumiyo show us the life of a young woman from Hiroshima during World War II.

The story begins with the announcement of the convenience wedding of the main character, Suzu, with a man from Kure, a military port near Hiroshima. She must leave her hometown and go with her husband to live read more


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