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English: Sunny
Japanese: Sunny


Type: Manga
Volumes: 6
Chapters: 37
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 25, 2010 to Jul 27, 2015
Genres: Drama, Seinen
Authors: Matsumoto, Taiyou (Story & Art)
Serialization: Ikki


Score: 8.291 (scored by 571 users)
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Ranked: #3532
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Popularity: #2412
Members: 3,516
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At the Star Kids Home, a combination group home/orphanage, a disparate group of children struggle with both the everyday issues of growing up and those specific to abandoned or orphaned children. Their one avenue of escape is the Sunny, a junked car that sits a little ways from the home. In the Sunny they can travel the world, go into space, or just find a refuge from the troubles of their world.

(Source: ANN)


Sunny won the 61st Shogakukan Manga Award for the general category in 2015.

The manga was serialized in Ikki until the magazine's discontinuance on September 25, 2014 (November issue), and then transferred to Gekkan! Spirits on January 27, 2015 (March issue).

The series has been published in English by VIZ Media under the SigIkki imprint in hardcover format since May 21, 2013 and in Spanish by ECC Comics since October 29, 2015.

Sunny is based partly on author Taiyo Matsumoto's own childhood, during which he spent time in a children's home.



More reviewsReviews

Dec 15, 2015
waffler15 (All reviews)
Artwork is very different.
Storyline is slice of life with different chapters focussing on different characters. It's an easy series to read and keeps you absorbed. Nothing that left a particularly strong impression on me though. Maybe because I'm from a different generation to the one it depicts. I only read it last year but couldn't remember what it was about until I re-read the synopsis on MAL and that brought back bits and pieces of the story back to me. I suppose the characters didn't resonate with me, and I didn't identify myself in any of them so I was detached.
Anyway, still think it's worth read more
Jan 20, 2013
ridojiri (All reviews)
The aspirations, the fears, the miasma of doubts, the delusions of the personal, are things that colour life for all of us. Sunny, a manga that follows the lives of the teenagers living at the orphanage Hoshinoko, achieves with a quiet grace a stunning overtude on life with specific mention to these qualities. The aspects that lead to this laudable achievment are manifold, but perhaps most prominent is the deeper understanding of personal desires and behavioural trends that underly the portrayal of the Hoshinoko's occupants.

Sunny is currently serialised in Shogakukan's Ikki magazine, the mangaka responsible Taiyo Matsumoto. Matsumoto has come a long way since his read more


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