Sand Chronicles, Vol. 1
After her parents get divorced, Ann Uekusa and her mother move from Tokyo to rural Shimane. Accustomed to the anonymity of city living, Ann can't get used to the almost overbearing kindness of the people in her mother's hometown. But when personal tragedy strikes, Ann discovers how much she needs... show more
After her parents get divorced, Ann Uekusa and her mother move from Tokyo to rural Shimane. Accustomed to the anonymity of city living, Ann can't get used to the almost overbearing kindness of the people in her mother's hometown. But when personal tragedy strikes, Ann discovers how much she needs that kindness.
Publish date: January 1st 2008
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
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, Slice Of Life
Series: Sunadokei (#1)
This manga is categorized as shoujo, but it focuses on many more adult themes, like divorce, depression, suicide, infidelity.It is a nice slice of life, with funny and sweet moments, and other more obscure. Ann moves out with her mother to a little town where her grandma lives. She meets Daigo, and ...
When I began reading manga (which was only two months ago), I never expected to read something that was truly touching. I thought it would all be fun and cute. This series changes my mind completely about the type of manga I like. Sure, I enjoy reading funny manga like Special A or cute manga like F...
Sand Chronicles took me surprise. I was expecting a sweet, light, maybe even shallow romance. And it wasn't. Oh, the romance itself is sweet enough. This is not instalove, thank goodness. It's a first romance that grows over time between friends. There's also surprising depth to Ann's personal life,...
What would you do if at 12 your mom decides to kill herself? Your father divorces her, and you're left to be raised by an aged grandma. That's the situation Ann finds herself in when she grows up in a rural town with the precarious Diego as her best friend. This series follows the lives of 4 young p...
The story was good. Visually, it was just too "busy" for me. Lots of teeny, tiny writing outside of the dialog bubbles.