Yesterday wo Utatte
Sing "Yesterday" for Me
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Yesterday wo Utatte

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Japanese: イエスタデイをうたって
English: Sing "Yesterday" for Me
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 113
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 15, 1997 to Jun 3, 2015
Genres: Drama Drama, Romance Romance, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Theme: Love Polygon Love Polygon
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Grand Jump
Authors: Toume, Kei (Story & Art)


Score: 7.521 (scored by 47384,738 users)
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Ranked: #28282
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Popularity: #958
Members: 18,955
Favorites: 485

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Fresh out of college, Rikuo Uozumi sees little point in pursuing any particular career. Instead, he works part-time in a convenience store while struggling to pay his bills. But his humdrum routine soon changes with the unexpected appearance of two women: Shinako Morinome, a former classmate that Rikuo is still in love with, and Haru Nonaka, an odd high school dropout with a crow as her pet.

Though Rikuo hopes that his genuine feelings will reach Shinako, she herself battles a personal matter that has closed off her heart to love. Meanwhile, the bright and lively Haru is upfront about her growing infatuation with Rikuo. Despite everything, Rikuo tries to maintain the flow of his slow days; however, with Haru around, peace and quiet is never an option—and he might just start to enjoy the change in pace.

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Aug 2, 2018
I revived my MyAnimeList account just to write this review after just having finished the manga, because I think some manga lovers will skip it through misunderstanding of what it is, and as a result will miss a great story.

This is not a standard manga, whose purpose is to provide fun light reading, mainly for kids and teenagers. It's more like a long serious novel, whose purpose is to move adults emotionally—in this case by telling the story of how several characters grow into adulthood. That's a big job, and I imagine Toume Kei took it on in part because she knew her drawing skills ...
Feb 14, 2020
This is getting an Anime adaptation around April/Spring 2020 so I wanted to know what the story was about.
Main question: Should you read it Yesterday wo Utatte?
Short answer: YES.
Long answer: IF you are tired from the same tropes being overused with the series that it practically feels that if you have read one, you have read them all, try the really old ones and you might find something interesting.
At least that was the case for me. I hope it's the same for others.

Meet Ruiko and Haru, our protagonists.
Ok, not really, that seems very misleading.
Let's start all over.
This story does not have A protagonist, ...
Oct 17, 2020
I was really disappointed with this. It was repetitive. Characters I liked were largely ignored in favor of characters who did not progress despite an abundance of screentime. Relationships were forced and drawn out to a point where I could no longer suspend my disbelief that nobody was calling bullshit. Around chapter 60 things had gotten a bit over the top and pathetic. Shinako is one of the most repulsive characters I've come across in a manga like this. She's excessively toxic and part of the ending, while ambiguous, has some upsetting implications. It left a bad taste in my mouth and soured what goodwill ...

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Poll: Yesterday wo Utatte Chapter 112 Discussion
Stark700 - Dec 18, 2017
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Jan 17, 2023 1:38 PM
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Poll: Yesterday wo Utatte Chapter 108 Discussion
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Oct 12, 2022 7:27 AM
Is the manga better? (Spoilers?)
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Mar 9, 2021 9:16 AM
I need help, end of the relationship? Shinako ends with who?
SatriaOkta - Jun 21, 2020
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