After the Rain 1 (Paperback)
Akira Tachibana. 17 years old, high school junior.
Akira, awkward when it comes to expressing her feelings, finds herself secretly falling for the manager of the family restaurant where she works, one Masami Kondo, age 45. The curtain rises on the small love story that begins to unfold between Akira, stuck standing on the crossroads of adolescence, and Kondo, at the turning point of his own life...
About the Author
After receiving the Bronze prize in the 1st Gold Tiara Awards for 'Goodbye Daisy' in 2007, she debuted the following year, publishing her comic in 'Bessatsu Chorus Springs'. Since then she has published over 16 short stories, 2 serialized comics and illustrations.
“After the Rain takes a prickly premise and gives us a story about two people with broken dreams that just might be mendable.” — Japan Times