Life is Full of Good-byes

“Life is Full of Good-byes”
Sayonara no Shougai
(さよならの生涯)
by Uchida Minoru (内田実)
1 volume collection of themed oneshots

Genre: strange dark > seinen > supernatural slice of life drama romance

Summary: Short stories all centering around farewells in life. Story 1, “Sister’s Departure” A boy has mixed feelings about his older sister moving out to live with her recently wed husband in Tokyo. Story 2, “Pareidolia at Dawn” Hakushio is a succubus who resides in a forest. Hakushio is perplexed by Niwa, who has no heart and wants to know what love is. Story 3, “Spring, a Storm, and a Curtain Call” Kaya and Shono are two girls in the theater club who are mulling over their future career paths. Story 4, “Loop” A textless story showing footage of a young woman. Story 5-6, “Nectar Afterglow” Fuji is a Nectarist, turning corpses into nectar for grieving families as a funeral ceremony. Story 7, “Life of a Flower” A man becomes a famous painter even though he feels he is nothing special.

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Story 1: released
Story 2: released
Story 3: released
Story 4: released
Story 5: released
Story 6: released
Story 7: released
Manga complete!

Story 1 Sample:

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