Mizu wa Umi ni Mukatte Nagareru
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Mizu wa Umi ni Mukatte Nagareru

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 水は海に向かって流れる


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 24
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 9, 2018 to Jul 9, 2020
Genres: RomanceRomance, ShounenShounen, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Authors: Tajima, Rettou (Story & Art)


Score: 7.541 (scored by 325325 users)
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Ranked: #23052
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #10835
Members: 916
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The story of a family of five strangers living under one roof.

(Source: Nautiljon, translated)


Mizu wa Umi ni Mukatte Nagareru ranked fifth in the 2020 Kono Manga ga Sugoi! for the male readers category, and was nominated for the 2020 Manga Taisho Award.


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Oct 21, 2020
rotanrotan1 (All reviews)
Initial review:

The demographic tag says Shounen, but with the story's themes, I think it would be much more appreciated by an older demographic.

Short but sweet, humorous but mature. I expected that I would feel the same as I would in typical drama; especially with the premise sounding like a typical affair drama. No, as I read through the first stages of the story, I felt I had this toneless expression (much like Sakaki-san) when their baggage are being slowly hinted. This is not to say that it was a bad thing, I'm not sure if I am/will be making sense when I say that I read more
Sep 28, 2020
apep23 (All reviews)
Proceed with care.

This review might have some mild spoiler to it's content. So I hope you understand and still give it a try after reading this.

Mizu wa Umi ni Mukatte Nagareru, a mild drama based story that takes place in a certain household that have many character and people in there. Story start when Naotatsu when entering a certain high school that demands him to commute long distance from his house and decide to take his uncle recommendation to live in his "house". Little did he know in the house that he boarded, there are a certain people there not just his uncle. The plot read more
Apr 28, 2020
cjavad (All reviews)
Mizu wa Umi ni Mukatte Nagareru is a different kind of story from the action-packed, fast-paced shounen's or the overly exaggerated SoLs one might have grown used to.

In this review I won't be doing too much into the details of what the story revolves around, nor will I dig too deep into each of the characters as individuals, but I'll try to give my honest opinion and feel for this title as a whole.


First of all, by focusing the story around a single event it gives the entire story flow and allocates some kind of meaning to everything that is happening in the story. With read more

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Poll: Mizu wa Umi ni Mukatte Nagareru Chapter 24 Discussion
Kuma - Dec 16, 2020
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