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Shimanami Tasogare  
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After recently moving to Onomichi, Hiroshima, high school student Tasuku Kaname is thrown into despair at the possibility that he may have been outed for being gay. Convinced his life is over, his despair turns into shock when he sees a woman jump out of a window of a nearby house. Tasuku races to the house in a panic only to discover that it's a public meeting lounge owned by the woman he saw before. Tasuku comes face to face with the woman as she walks past him unharmed, but not before she implies that she had been watching him from afar. Confused, Tasuku follows her up to the top of a steep hill where she offers to briefly listen to what's on his mind. Although Tasuku doesn't go into too much detail, he later accepts her invitation to come to the lounge to meet others with similar troubles.


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Associated Names
Our Dreams at Dusk: Shimanami Tasogare
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Éclat(s) d'âme (French)
เพียงพบ บรรจบฝัน (Thai)

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Latest Release(s)
v.4 c.20-23 (v2) by Hachimitsu Scans 5 months ago
v.4 c.16-19 (v2) by Hachimitsu Scans 6 months ago
v.4 c.23 (end) by Hachimitsu Scans 8 months ago
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Status in Country of Origin
4 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

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User Reviews


User Rating
Average: 8.8 / 10.0 (176 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.44 / 10.0
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Last Updated
December 17th 2018, 12:26pm PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Hibana (Shogakukan)
Manga One (Shogakukan)
Ura Sunday (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Seven Seas (May 2019)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #405 increased(+66)
Monthly Pos #614 decreased(-173)
3 Month Pos #421 decreased(-38)
6 Month Pos #445 decreased(-227)
Year Pos #323 decreased(-221)

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On 424 reading lists
On 307 wish lists
On 227 completed lists
On 5 unfinished lists
On 158 custom lists

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Good LGBT-centered story   
Rating: 8.3 / 10.0
by Dr. Love
November 28th, 2018, 2:42pm
The characters are developed and they are more than their sexual identity. They have personalities. And they face issues that people in the LGBT community sometimes face. The ending was only a tiny bit abrupt but all in all pretty good. It could have lasted one more volume but 4 volumes was plenty. The art is good too, and I enjoyed Kamatani's previous work Shounen Note as well, so I can't wait for her next work.
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Nooo! Why is the ending so rushed???   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Kurarara
June 30th, 2018, 4:20pm
It left so many questions unanswered! And so many characters were left without mamy growth..
Aell, still redommended. The journey itself was amazing. Besides, it is very poetic and beautiful.
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Great storytelling   
Rating: N/A
by CCheshire
May 23rd, 2018, 8:14pm
One of the few manga which feature a asexual character and the manga-ka did their research and is respectful of everyone. Art is lovely. The downside is how it's only 3 vol. and some side characters could have been fleshed out more.
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highly recommended   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by tristin
May 9th, 2018, 4:37pm
...I thought I made a review for this story already, but I guess not!

How do I describe it? I can't remember when or why I picked this story up, but it's been a favorite of mine ever since I started reading. It feels so important that something like this exists. I can honestly say I've never seen a story portray LGBTQA+ themes so thoughtfully, so sincerely in any other manga. If you're at all curious about this manga, give it a try!
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An extremely strong portrayal of homosexuality and gender identity. It's SUPER good.   
Rating: N/A
by Swifft
May 17th, 2017, 2:41pm
For a lot of reasons, I really dig this series, but I am reluctant to explain in great detail WHY because part of the series' appeal for me was reading it and figuring things out. It's honestly smashing good and super enthralling. I wrote a fairly long review trying to explain why exactly I like it, but since I avoided what I consider to be "spoilers" it was tough. Anyway, I can say for certain if this is the sort of thing you like to read about, this manga is a MUST-read.

Full review:

... Last updated on May 17th, 2017, 2:42pm
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Very powerful, Deep relavent themes   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by MermaidAiera
February 14th, 2017, 2:06pm
This manga is an incredible and rare beauty. It's not often you get to see manga featuring homosexual and LGBT themes represented in a non-fetishized way that actually looks into the struggles of identifying this way in JAPAN. It includes characters feelings looking at America and seeing the historical progress they have made recently, legalizing marriage and coming out of the darkness, the LGBT community gaining more acceptance. While America is not perfect, it just goes to show how trapped and frustrated the characters feel being Japanese and dealing with the pervasive lack of acceptance that exists throughout the country. I look forward to seeing more character development, coming to terms with their identity and how they have to navigate society as a result.

Also, the artwork is absolutely mesmerizing and very stylistic. I enjoy the uniqueness of each characters' faces and personality.
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Best manga lgbt represetation you could find   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by transbikes
October 27th, 2016, 2:42pm
After finishing the second volume, I can definitively say this manga is the best I know of in terms of good lgbt representation. It has excellent portrayals of queer characters and the second volume follows a kid who is trans, to some undecided degree, and is going through the difficult process of figuring out what kind of gender they want to be. It has discussions of gender vs sexuality and how they are not the same, it discusses non-binary genders, it talks about different types of sexualities/romantic affiliations, and more. And it all does so in the framework of a really good coming of age/romance story between the main character who is gay and his crush on a classmate.

Also, the art is gorgeous.

I can't recommend it enough!!
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