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

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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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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)


Score: 7.781 (scored by 1016610,166 users)
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Ranked: #13382
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Popularity: #494
Members: 31,928
Favorites: 668


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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?

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In 2016, Koi wa Ameagari no You ni placed fourth in the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! ranking in the male readers category.

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, in Spanish by Ediciones Tomodomo, and in Italian by Star Comics.

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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 ...
Mar 13, 2020
This manga is less of a love story, than it is simply an uplifting one. The characters are very well crafted, the art is good, and the way themes are explored is well done.

Love is the medium through which our characters find themselves and overcome their fears. Many of the characters start off confused, unsure of what to do next. Or they are wounded in some way and afraid to move forward. Through love, our characters come to understand what they must do in order to realize their future.

Many stories usually focus on 2-3 main characters with a bunch of underdeveloped or one-dimensional side ...

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