From the creator of beloved manga Town of Evening Calm and Country of Cherry Blossoms comes Fumiyo Kouno’s In this Corner of the World. The manga that served as inspiration for the critically acclaimed anime film of fall of 2016 will receive an omnibus release this Fall thanks to our friends over at Seven Seas Entertainment.
We’re really honored to be publishing In This Corner of the World in English. The animated film it inspired is such a touching piece, and the powerful message about a young woman’s strength in wartime is universal.
-Seven Seas publisher Jason DeAngelis
1940s Hiroshima. Suzu, a young bride, leaves her home to join her new husband, a member of the Japanese navy, at a military base in the port city of Kure. Confronted with the challenges of a new life, Suzu must also come to grips with a world at war and her beautiful home collapsing around her. Unwilling to give up hope, Suzu holds on to happiness to persevere through the trials of war.
Seven Seas will compile the entire manga trilogy of In this Corner of the World in a single, large trim omnibus edition. The omnibus will be released in Fall 2017 for $24.99 US / $26.99 CAN.