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New Normal

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Japanese: ニューノーマル
English: New Normal
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Dec 4, 2020 to ?
Genres: Drama Drama, Romance Romance, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Serialization: None
Authors: Aihara, Akito (Story & Art)


Score: 6.871 (scored by 22232,223 users)
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Ranked: #106482
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Popularity: #2439
Members: 8,320
Favorites: 69

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MangaAihara, Akito (Story & Art)
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"Shortly before we were born, an infectious disease changed the world."

In the near future, hiding your mouth with a mask has become the norm. Natsuki, a girl who secretly thinks about the world before the pandemic, and her classmate Hata suddenly become friends and share a small secret. The extraordinary story of two people living in the new normal begins to unfold.

(Source: Funguild, translated)


New Normal has been published digitally in English by Funguild since September 4, 2021.



Nov 24, 2021
Preliminary (9/? eps)
New Normal was something I discovered while gliding through the seemingly infinite database of pirated manga on my phone. Set in post-pandemic Tokyo, it’s a slightly different coming-of-age story. After not seeing each others’ faces for so long, masks have become an essential part of one’s attire. An era where the glories of unmasked freedom can only be felt through the movies of yesterday. It’s a weird concept that glorifies a little piece of fabric. But thinking about how society has perceived our bodies throughout history, and especially in this country, it isn’t too alien of a concept.

The illustrations on this manga are simply stunning ...
Mar 11, 2022
Preliminary (16/? eps)
First of all its not a cooking manga, you shouldn't expect something like that. New Normal is about an alternative near future in which pandemic spreads around the world so people hiding their mouth with a mask has become the norm. In this world, manga gives us a slice of life and romance story between high school students. It sounds pretty cliche I know but the writer is breaking this cliche in this alternative future. Unusual sexual appeals, national forbids and new humanity norms all of them make this manga great. I believe that one day, this manga is going to be a masterpiece in ...

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