This successor of the long selling Heisei classic Yuunagi no Machi, Sakura no Kuni (Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms) is a family drama set in Hiroshima's military city Kure during the war. Protagonist Suzu marries and moves from Hiroshima City to Kure, where she encounters uncertainty in her new family, her new city, and her new world. However, she manages to live each day healthily and happily.
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 got 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.