Yuunagi no Machi Sakura no Kuni
Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms
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Yuunagi no Machi Sakura no Kuni

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Synonyms: Yuunagi no Machi, Sakura no Kuni, The Town of Evening Calm, The Country of Cherry Blossoms
Japanese: 夕凪の街 桜の国
English: Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 3
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 16, 2003 to Oct 12, 2004
Genres: Award Winning Award Winning, Drama Drama
Theme: Historical Historical
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Manga Action
Authors: Kouno, Fumiyo (Story & Art)

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Score: 7.331 (scored by 37053,705 users)
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Ranked: #43702
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Popularity: #2304
Members: 8,929
Favorites: 66

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Oct 7, 2010
This manga is an historical piece about the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing. Obviously, it's not completely uplifting, but it has its moments. Overall, however, I found a lot of it fairly predictable and not all that eye-opening, in terms of giving me some additional historical competence. I was hoping to feel like I'd been to post-war Hiroshima after reading this, but I just felt like I'd read a comic book. Bummer.

Nevertheless, it's not a complete waste of time. It's cute in parts, touching in parts, and if you're into historical drama, it's worth picking up.
Jun 5, 2016
Town of Evening Calm is a glimpse of how the survivors of the atomic bomb cope up with its aftermath, a period when Japan is still slowly recovering from the damage it received during wartime. The manga is beautifully drawn, forming a lighthearted atmosphere that fits well with the melancholic narrative. It reminds me a lot of Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou.

The manga is split into two stories that are connected. The cast of the first story is the Hirano family, and how they dealt with the loss of family members and rebuilding their lives again. One observation by the main character Hirano Minami is that ...