Koi wa Ameagari no You ni
After the Rain
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Koi wa Ameagari no You ni

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Koi wa Amaagari no Youni, Love is Like after the Rain, KoiAme
Japanese: 恋は雨上がりのように
English: After the Rain
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Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 82
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 27, 2014 to Mar 19, 2018
Genres: Award Winning Award Winning, Romance Romance
Theme: Workplace Workplace
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Gekkan! Spirits
Authors: Mayuzuki, Jun (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.761 (scored by 1145311,453 users)
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Ranked: #14382
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #508
Members: 35,139
Favorites: 737

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Synopsis

Akira Tachibana is a soft-spoken high school student who used to be a part of the track and field club but, due to an injury, she is no longer able to run as fast as she once could. Working part-time at a family restaurant as a recourse, she finds herself inexplicably falling in love with her manager, a divorced 45-year-old man with a young son.

Despite the age gap, Akira wholeheartedly embraces his mannerisms and kind nature, which is seen as spinelessness by the other employees, and little by little, the two begin to understand each other. Although unable to explain why exactly she is attracted to him, Akira believes that a concrete reason is not needed to truly love someone. On a rainy day, she decides to finally tell her manager about how she feels. But just how will he react?

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Koi wa Ameagari no You ni ranked fourth in the 2016 Kono Manga ga Sugoi! for the Male Readers division. In the same year, it was also nominated for the ninth Manga Taisho Award and placed seventh in the final ranking.

The series was published in English as After the Rain by Vertical Inc. as 2-in-1 omnibus volumes from September 25, 2018, to September 17, 2019. It was also released in Spanish by Ediciones Tomodomo, and in Italian by Star Comics.

Characters

Kase, Ryousuke
Supporting
Yuuto
Supporting
Yoshizawa, Takashi
Supporting
Kyan, Shouta
Supporting
Yamamoto
Supporting

Reviews

Mar 19, 2018
"Youth... At times it can be wild, at times vicious. And yet, all those emotions from that age become an irreplaceable treasure. Although you may not see that right now..." - Masami Kondou

An injury, the fear of writing again... What do these two things have in common? Yes, they prevent you from pursuing what you want to do, and leaves you stranded alone while everyone else is moving on, as if time itself has stopped.

Story: 9
Revolving around the conflicting themes of moving on to pursue what you love or staying still for love, this is a beautiful allegory of life and regret.

I'm pretty sure that ...
May 24, 2018
It had been a long time since I hadn't felt this way.
I was brought to the manga by the anime and I really have no regrets about it.

So first thing that shocked many people: there is an age gap. I think it'd be better seen as a forbidden love STORY than trying to imagine it in real life..

The art is wonderful, and the story has a good pace (though some people might find it too slow). The mangaka takes the time to deepen other characters too.
Things happen naturally and not too fast, it makes you crave for what's next and suddenly you realize it's over.
It ...
May 26, 2024
Mixed Feelings
Spoiler
What are we to do with ourselves, our lives, and our romances?
The biggest questions of our lives is really what we are suppose to do with them. A vague statement meant to be applied. In itself, its a common problem to deal with whether we are young or old. Just in different ways.

After the Rain tries to tackle these topics in a wholesome way, its downfall trying to fumble with the very answer itself and reaching something sweet but lukewarm after presenting and, at the end, dismantling it's main theme.

Story/5: (Quick tl;dr, this is a romance story with bittersweet realism and a giant age ...

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