Canis Series
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Canis Series

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Synonyms: Dear Mr. Rain, Dear Hatter, Canis The Speaker
Japanese: CANISシリーズ
English: Canis
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Jun 28, 2012 to ?
Genres: Boys Love Boys Love, Drama Drama, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Serialization: Opera
Authors: Ishie, Hachi (Story & Art)


Score: 8.301 (scored by 24492,449 users)
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Ranked: #2992
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Popularity: #1882
Members: 10,716
Favorites: 287
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MangaOperaIshie, Hachi (Story & Art)
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Volume 1: Dear Mr. Rain
Kutsuna Satoru, a hat maker, picks up a man collapsed on the side of the road named Kashiba Ryou, who came to Japan to die.

Volumes 2-3: Dear Hatter
Volumes 4-7: The Speaker


Canis: Dear Mr. Rain was published digitally in English by FAKKU under the KUMA imprint on June 23, 2020, and in print on September 22, 2020. Subsequent volumes have been published by Denpa under the same imprint. Another edition of Canis: Dear Mr. Rain was published by Denpa on November 15, 2022. It has also been published in Polish by Dango since 2021, and in Spanish by Milky Way Ediciones since January 31, 2019.



May 13, 2015
Preliminary (Unknown/? eps)
What do I see? could this be a great BL manga?

Yes, you are not dreaming! This could very well be the start of an excellent series. Apparently, the author heard the prayers of millions of BL fans and chose to go out of their way to write an interesting story.

It focuses mainly on Satoru, a hatter, and Ryou as the latter came to Japan to die. It starts with their fateful meeting and goes down from there.
The storytelling is one of the best I read in a manga and it definitely makes me want to know more about the characters (and they happen to ...
May 15, 2016
Preliminary (18/? eps)
This is a true gem, believe me.

The story and the way of showing same-sex relationships was definitely far from typical shounen-ai and is hard to find even in western books or films (that tend to avoid stereotypes and categorization more often). This story contradicts every comment about manga or anime, and especially the shounen-ai genre, lacking depth or meaning or creativeness.

The story is sweet and dramatic at the same time, and although it's rather short it makes you feel like you've known the characters your whole life - all the little details we learn in between, later appear to fit perfectly and really complement the ...
May 30, 2021
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (3/? eps)
Problems with the mafia, love at first sight, an unnecessary female character (in other words, just another generic girl with no personality that serves to fulfill screen time). Maybe I read too many manga, because everything went so exhaustively and predictably that I couldn't finish it. They said the characters have depth... I wonder where?

The idea of ​​stroking the heads of those who are "broken" is indeed an interesting one, but here's a question for you: if you find out that your parents died, no matter how stupid they were, you would just smile and go on with your life? And why would you suddenly ...

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