Orange, Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso Recommendations
Shigatsu and Orange builds strong relationships with its characters. In particular, the main MC has a distant personality but their connection with the female character develops gradually as the story progresses. Both series' storytelling are also heavily influenced by the events of the past including the death of a loved one. There is a concrete amount of interpersonal problems that are explored which can be relatable. Recommended especially for anyone interested in a story of drama.
Both Orange and Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso are shoujo mangas that deal with the the juxtaposed concepts of mortality and carpe diem.
The mangas contain a similar background in which the mother of the male protagonist passes away, leaving a mental scar for the character. With the help of friends and especially the female protagonist, he overcomes this loss. The secondary focus of the stories would be enjoying the time you have with your friends while you are alive.
The dramas also focus on performing an specific activity to help get over the loss. In the case of Orange, the male protagonist finds
These works try to overcome the weaknesses, even if by the actions of another person. Both have a girl who wants to help a boy with his repressed feelings, which are due to his mother, so he can feel good about himself and get happiness. In addition, you show real feelings, the inner struggle to achieve dreams, how friendship can overcome any barrier, that what we thought impossible to do, becomes only excuses not wanting to try.