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Gojikanme no Sensou

Gojikanme no Sensou

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Synonyms: The Fifth Hour of War, 5-jikanme no Sensou
Japanese: 五時間目の戦争


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 27
Status: Finished
Published: May 2, 2014 to Feb 3, 2017
Authors: Yuu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Ace


Score: 7.171 (scored by 769 users)
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Ranked: #76612
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Popularity: #3591
Members: 2,909
Favorites: 28


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Sep 18, 2019
Croque_Monsieur (All reviews)

"War, what is it good for?"

Gojikanme no Sensou, i.e. "The Fifth Hour of War - Home sweet home" or "Last Hour" (in the french translation) is a somewhat surreal slice of life story that features war.

However for a story where war is the central conflict, readers will seldom see it. What of life on the mainland? How many casualties have there been? What about the rest of the world? In the fifth hour of war, the reader's perspective is equal to that of the characters. Together, readers experience the same sense of isolation, detachment and confusion as that of our read more