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Jan 14, 2020
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Asano Inio, acclaimed author of 'Oyasumi Punpun', exercises his technical skill in 'Umibe no Onnanoko'; however, underneath its artistic allure, the story it tells is uncompelling and fails to develop into something fully realized.

Umibe no Onnako only makes the vaguest of hints about what it really is.

For the most part, it is atmospheric and it does deserve to be acknowledged for that. It does a more than decent job at establishing the listlessness its characters experience. But, everything else the manga attempts falls flat. For it being such a short manga, it feels longer than it actually does--- for better or for read more