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Synonyms: Father and Child Grass
Japanese: ちちこぐさ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 49
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 15, 2013 to Mar 5, 2018
Genres: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Authors: Tagawa, Mi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Comic Garden


Score: 8.041 (scored by 849849 users)
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Ranked: #6192
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Popularity: #2997
Members: 3,942
Favorites: 65
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A story about a medicine seller and his son and their struggles with each other after losing someone precious to them. A father who never really raised his son because he is always out doing his trade, but when suddenly his wife dies he must adjust his solitary journey to include his son.

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Oct 23, 2019
Tyrraell (All reviews)
This manga presents us the relaxing and easygoing misfits of a travelling medicine seller, who learns the joys and worries of being a parent, acompanied by his adorable son and his neverending curiosity of how the world "works". The tone of the manga is usually humorous and calm, but this never stops the story to unveil heartwrenching and mature topics as well.

The story, by itself is nothing groundbreaking or poetic, but combined with the constant interactions and decisions of the characters makes it far more compelling and relateable. The father, as the journey goes, understands the significance and importance of the read more
Sep 1, 2016
flickster94087 (All reviews)
I've read up to Ch 26, and could not believe this hadn't been reviewed yet!
I'm no wordsmith, but heres what I think.

The art is really clean, simple looking rounded style, but you still get a LOT of detail and expression from each character and scene. Because of the medicinal nature of the dad's job, it frequently involves plant types, and the author doesn't skimp on the detail of, or the science behind, each plant.

the characters are pretty well rounded. the children don't feel too sophisticated, but also feel very real in their depth. Shirou is almost four as the story begins so he's old enough read more

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