Haruko Ichikawa Sakuhinshuu Story
Collection of oneshots.
V.1 - Mushi to Uta (Insects and Songs)
"The Lover of Stars", a story spelling out the writera€?s feelings for the little sister born from his fingers. "The Hinoshita Siblings", a moving story about the relationship between a highschool baseball player with an injured shoulder and "Hina", who continues to grow. "Violite", which describes the meeting of two people involved in a plane accident. Finally, "Insects and Songs", a shocking work that won the Shikitaishou award. These four stories, painting a picture of a unique setting and the bonds between various lifeforms who live in it, are recorded here. This is the long awaited first volume released by a new author rapidly growing in popularity as each of her sensational stories are published in monthly "Afternoon" magazine!!
V.2 - 25-Ji no Vacances (25-Hour Vacation)
Marine biologist Nishi Otome takes time off and reunites with her brother, Kotaro, for the first time in a while. He sees her at the 25th hour of the night with shellfish taking over her body in a€?25 Hour Vacationa€?. The meeting between the delinquent, Nana, and a strange transfer student to a€?Pandora Womena€?s Collegea€? located on a satellite of Saturn is described in a€?On Pandoraa€?. In a€?The Funeral of the Moona€?, a genius highschooler begins living with a lone man in the deep snows of the north.
Note: Won the Tezuka Osamu New Artist Prize in 2010.