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Hikari no Machi

Hikari no Machi

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Synonyms: Le Quartier de la Lumière, Sun Village, City of Light
Japanese: ひかりのまち


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 9
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 19, 2004 to Jan 19, 2005
Authors: Asano, Inio (Story & Art)
Serialization: Sunday Gene-X


Score: 7.651 (scored by 2642 users)
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Ranked: #20742
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Popularity: #1088
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The city of light is a town above a hill, called that because it's surrounded by the sun, but it hides an obscure side. There, lives Tasuku, a young kid who works as a 'messenger' for a mysterious group who organizes suicides on the phone. At the same time other youngsters like him are trying to survive the everyday's life: Satoshi changes one occasional job after another, Momoko is the daughter of a prostitute who abandoned her. Finally there's Hoichi who is always involved in dirty business, among which is the suicidal group, but at least he has a dream: earning enough money to buy the whole place and turning it back into the country village he was born in.


Hikari no Machi was published in Polish as Osiedle promieniste by Hanami in November 2010.


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Jul 10, 2012
hitori (All reviews)
Hikari no Machi/City of Light (2004–2005) is Asano Inio's third release and my second reading by this author (first one: Solanin, his next work). This manga certainly deserves a score stats of 8.0, 8.5 or as scored in my personal mangalist, 9.0. Why?

Have you ever played Jenga? It's simple: during the game, players take turns to remove a block from a tower and balance it on top, creating a taller and increasingly unstable structure as the game progresses.
Well, I can easily say City of Light is a Jenga Tower. One of the characters, Inspector Mizutani, even mentions that the buildings remind him of read more


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