The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
One of Tsutsui's best-known and most popular works in his native Japan, The Girl Who Leapt through Time is the story of fifteen-year-old schoolgirl Kazuko, who accidentally discovers that she can leap back and forth in time. In her quest to uncover the identity of the mysterious figure that she... show more
One of Tsutsui's best-known and most popular works in his native Japan, The Girl Who Leapt through Time is the story of fifteen-year-old schoolgirl Kazuko, who accidentally discovers that she can leap back and forth in time. In her quest to uncover the identity of the mysterious figure that she believes to be responsible for her paranormal abilities, she'll constantly have to push the boundaries of space and time, and challenge the notions of dream and reality.
Publish date: September 1st 2012
Publisher: Alma Books
Pages no: 170
Edition language: English
Series: A girl who runs through time
I feel like this is a really difficult book to review because I can't tell if the problems were with the writing itself or the translation. The concepts were interesting in both stories (this book actually contains two short stories), and I quite enjoyed Tsutsui's creativity. I actually think I enjo...
Despite my disappointment with the live action movie Time Traveller: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, I was looking forward to this book – possibly one of those instances of me being too attracted to cover art. Seriously, the cover of this book is lovely. And also makes no sense. At the very least, ...
The title story was not a bad novella at all, though I think this is one of the few times when I have to say that I enjoyed the movie (anime) more. I'd probably have liked the story much better if I hadn't seen the movie -- even though the movie is about different characters, it just goes so much d...
Quería leer este libro desde el momento en el que vi la película, la cual me encantó, ya que tengo la firme convicción de que los libros siempre son mejores que su adaptación fílmica. Sin embargo, La Chica Que Que Saltaba A Traves del Tiempo resulto ser la excepción de la regla.La película trata de ...
1½ stars only, actually...I really thought I'd like this book - premise was great and I usually like the Japanese way of thinking and writing that I've encountered elsewhere (like Haruki Murakami). But this was just quite terrible... I don't know how much of it was due to the translation, but it was...