Name – Orange
Author & Artist – Takano Ichigo
Genre – Romance, Drama, Psychological, School Life, Slice Of Life, Tragedy.
Volume – 5 (22 Chapters)
Status – Completed
Summary Of Story – One day, Takamiya Naho receives a letter written to herself from ten years in the future. As Naho reads on, the letter recites the exact events of the day, including the transfer of a new student into her class named Naruse Kakeru.The Naho from ten years later repeatedly states that she has many regrets, and she wants to fix these by making sure the Naho from the past can make the right decisions—especially regarding Kakeru. What’s more shocking is that she discovers that ten years later, Kakeru will no longer be with them. Future Naho asks her to watch over him closely. *Source Mangafox
My thoughts – Author Takano ichigo did a great job with this Manga. It was short but covered lots of emotional/serious issues like first love, friendship, regret, sacrifice, depression, suicide and much more. Though its premise may not seem extraordinary at first glance, the execution of the story was mind blowing. Once you start reading the manga you won’t be able to stop, the urge to know what’s gonna happened at the end will keep you engaged.
The story compelled me to start reading this. Everyone has something in their life that they wish they could change. If I had the chance to change some of the decisions I made in my life, how would I react to this? Would I rewrite those moment completely? And If I did … how would that effect my present life? All those thoughts were lingering on my mind while reading the Manga. And that was the most interesting part of the story. It will give you a bittersweet feeling. Some moments will make move you to tears, and some moments will put a smile on your face.