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Yuuyake Rocket Pencil

Yuuyake Rocket Pencil

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Synonyms: Sunset Locket Pencil, Yuuyake Shuffle
Japanese: 夕焼けロケットペンシル


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 19
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 5, 2010 to Sep 5, 2011
Authors: Asano, Yukiko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Comic Flapper


Score: 7.411 (scored by 371 users)
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Ranked: #46492
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Popularity: #9399
Members: 813
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Satomi's mother has left her father, but Satomi still waits for her at the family stationery shop. When Satomi's father, who has become an otaku and given up on life, decides to close the shop, she begs him to turn it over to her instead. Yuuyake Rocket Pencil relates the struggles and triumphs of an elementary-school girl who runs a store on her own.

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Included one-shot:
Volume 2: Yuuyake Shuffle


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Oct 16, 2017
BlueKite (All reviews)
After getting a general idea of the story, I was kind of hesitant to continue reading. The fact that it tolerates irresponsible parenting with an enthusiastic cute little girl who is okay with it makes me slightly angry. The manga gets most things right when crafting a lighthearted slice-of-life, but the premise just makes me uncomfortable. Ultimately, I decided to keep reading in hopes of it getting better. Surprisingly it did, but there are a lot of things left much to be desired in the story.

At the start, it planned to go episodic with no sense of development at all. The dad is a hopeless read more
Aug 12, 2018
AutismAndWeebs (All reviews)
I read this manga in a very depressed stupor a few years back and I still remember it fondly today. It's about a little girl who runs a stationery shop and that's it, it deals with her emotions, her terrible NEET father, and honestly it just made me feel so warm in the cold months of winter. Seeing a little loli have problems that I had really resonated with me. I don't really have anything to say other than if I read it now and didn't put on my nostalgia glasses I'd be disliking the manga. If you somehow stumble upon this single review on read more
Dec 2, 2018
hexashadow13 (All reviews)
This manga is ridiculously adorable and sweet. The plot ultimately works out unrealistically perfectly to the point it kind of feels off, but it doesn't matter because it's so ridiculously adorable and sweet. The plot focuses on Satomi and her effort to run the shop as various events involving other characters occur, ultimately culminating in the one focused around her and her own family. While her tackling new challenges and growing in the process was definitely interesting in all of these, in terms of the other characters involved it felt like there were side stories going in directions that it felt strange for them to go in. Still, the core story worked read more


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