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Inu wo Kau

Inu wo Kau

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Japanese: 犬を飼う


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 5
Status: Finished
Published: 1991
Authors: Taniguchi, Jiro (Story & Art)
Serialization: Big Comic


Score: 7.541 (scored by 361 users)
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Ranked: #31342
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Chapters: /5


Collection of five short stories. The first one tells the death of an old dog, hence the title. The last one is a bit similar to an later work of the author, Kamigami no Itadaki.

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Jul 12, 2015
"I could almost feel the dog's breathing," said by the mangaka himself, Jiro Taniguchi. A statement where I personally can relate to, about how it feels like, how raw the emotions are, that comes after the loss of a beloved pet.

For chapters 1 to 4, the story was told like a diary of some sort, describing the everyday life of a couple living together with their pets while chapter 5 is a standalone story of a family man.

Chapter 1: Raising a Dog
First chapter focused more on the struggle and the pain of taking care a beloved who has embraced old age up until in read more
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