Nante Nasakenai Bokura da.
What a Pity We Are.
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Nante Nasakenai Bokura da.

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Synonyms: How Pathetic We Are
Japanese: なんて情けない僕らだ。
English: What a Pity We Are.
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Type: One-shot
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: 1
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 10, 2020
Genre: Romance Romance
Theme: Music Music
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump+
Authors: Hakuri (Story & Art)


Score: 7.461 (scored by 29242,924 users)
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Ranked: #34172
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Popularity: #3885
Members: 5,320
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Yukiya Iiyama, an ordinary young boy, is tired of the noisy sounds the city produces. The headphones he wears deafens him from the blasting radio that plays everywhere he goes.

Truthfully, Yukiya holds a deep passion for music and songwriting. However, he hit an art block when his best friend and songwriting partner, Natsumi Souda, rose to fame as a new idol. Today, her music frequently broadcasts on the radio. Although Yukiya is filled with admiration, her music also immensely frustrates him as he cannot write songs anymore.

One day, Souda shows up at the music store Yukiya works in and tries to reinsert herself into his life. She asks him if he has been writing anything new and expresses interest in singing to his music like old times. Yukiya initially acts guarded, but deep down he wishes to be able to write songs again.

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May 24, 2022
Mixed Feelings
If you are looking for a brooding loner, a bubbly (but apparently sad) girl, and extremely mild romance, look no further.

Story, 5: As with most music manga, this could likely have been elevated with some sort of sound accompaniment. Both of the leads are stated to have great musical talent, but obviously readers are not able to verify this themselves. There are very brief, almost throwaway lines, that there may be something deeper to their songwriting motivations (Yukiya abandoning music because his couldn't compare, Souda wanting to write sad songs despite her upbeat hits maintaing her career, etc.), but this is ultimately too short of ...

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