Sep 5, 2010
You may think I am exaggerating the score but all I am doing is rounding to the nearest whole number. It's that good.
First and foremost don't forget the tissue box. It's a tearjerker...well for me it was.
The story mainly revolves around 9 year old (later on 10) Tetsuta and his view of family relationship. It is easily seen that he is very mature for his age or maybe it reflects the current generation children. But the purity of his world is what attracted me.
For example his quote "I think someone who would rather keep their pride then their loved one is disgraceful" [ch 10 pg
25 in Manga Fox] is something we know but once faced with the situation tend to forget.
We take relationship for granted and we get very prideful with fear of getting hurt. We forget that at times a simple sorry can dissolve fights that we need to express feelings in words for we are not telepathic creatures. Things that if we take time to realize, would make us happier. I would recommend this book for parents and children alike as well as people who are grumpy with life.
The art is easy on the eyes, female drawn beautifully and men good looking. The fun part is the cross dressing moments. Now some may think eeww-ww gay. No, the guys may loll their eyes at beauty and girls may just drop laughing. And then come to adore the characters. The children are sooo loveable and kawaii to the max!!!
With all the heartwarming family moments that is hard to find in the current world, this is a feel good book with a lot to learn from.
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