Umimachi Diary

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Umimachi Diary
Umimachi Diary.jpg
Cover of the first volume
海街diary
Manga
Written byAkimi Yoshida
Published byShogakukan
DemographicJosei
MagazineFlowers
Original runAugust 2006August 2018
Volumes9
Live-action film
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Umimachi Diary (Japanese: 海街diary, lit. "Seaside Town Diary") is a Japanese josei manga written and illustrated by Akimi Yoshida. It was serialized in Shogakukan's Monthly Flowers magazine from August 2006 to August 2018.

A film adaptation titled Our Little Sister, directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda and starring Haruka Ayase, was first announced in the June 2014 issue of Monthly Flowers.[1][2] The film was released on June 13, 2015.[2]

A spin-off manga Utagawa Hyakkei will be serialized on Monthly Flowers starting on July 26, 2019[3]

Characters[edit]

  • Sachi Kouda (香田 幸, Kouda Sachi)

The eldest sister of the Kouda family. She works as a nurse in a hospital. Very serious and reliable. She is 29 years old.

Sachi is played by Haruka Ayase in the film.
  • Yoshino Kouda (香田 佳乃, Kouda Yoshino)

Second sister of the Kouda family. She works as an office lady in a bank. She loves drinking alcohol and is pretty embarrassing when drunken. She often dates younger and handsome boys. Once, she dated Tomoaki Fujii, one of the protagonists of Lovers' Kiss (former series of Akimi Yoshida also set in Kamakura). She is 22 years old.

Yoshino is played by Masami Nagasawa in the film.
  • Chika Kouda (香田 千佳, Kouda Chika)

The younger sister of Kouda family. She is 19 years old. She works in a sports articles shops.

Chika is played by Kaho in the film.
  • Suzu Asano (浅野 すず, Asano Suzu)

She shares the same father as the Kouda sisters. She is 13 and still in junior high school. She is very reliable and serious, and that got Sachi's attention. She lived in Sendai with her father and mother but after her mother's death, her father married Youko in Yamagata. She met her sisters at her father's funeral, and moved to Kamakura to live with them. She is very good at soccer.

Suzu is played by Suzu Hirose in the film.

Volumes[edit]

No.Release date ISBN
1 April 26, 2007[4]ISBN 978-4-09-167025-0
2 October 10, 2008[5]ISBN 978-4-09-167037-3
3 February 10, 2010[6]ISBN 978-4-09-167040-3
4 August 10, 2011[7]ISBN 978-4-09-167048-9
5 December 10, 2012[8]ISBN 978-4-09-167053-3
6 July 10, 2014[9]ISBN 978-4-09-167053-3
7 January 8, 2016[10]ISBN 978-4-09-167073-1
8 April 10, 2017[11]ISBN 978-4-09-167078-6
9 December 10, 2018[12]ISBN 978-4-09-167088-5

Reception[edit]

Umimachi Diary won the Excellence Prize for manga at the 2007 Japan Media Arts Festival Awards[13] and the 6th Manga Taishō.[14] It was also nominated for the 1st Manga Taisho, where it came in 3rd place,[15][16] for the 12th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize, where it came in 2nd place,[17] and for the 13th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.[18] In 2016, the manga won the 61st Shogakukan Manga Award in the General category, sharing it with Sunny.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Umimachi Diary Drama Manga Gets Film". Anime News Network. May 26, 2014. Archived from the original on December 2, 2014. Retrieved November 23, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Haruka Ayase Stars in Hirokazu Kore-eda's Umimachi Diary Film". Anime News Network. June 23, 2014. Archived from the original on December 3, 2014. Retrieved November 23, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2019-06-27/akimi-yoshida-launches-utagawa-hyakkei-manga/.148314
  4. ^ "海街diary 1" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on August 18, 2016. Retrieved February 13, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ "海街diary 2" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on August 18, 2016. Retrieved February 13, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. ^ "海街diary 3" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on August 18, 2016. Retrieved February 13, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. ^ "海街diary 4" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on August 18, 2016. Retrieved February 13, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. ^ "海街diary 5" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on August 17, 2016. Retrieved February 13, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  9. ^ "海街diary 6" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on August 18, 2016. Retrieved February 13, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  10. ^ "海街diary 7" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on August 18, 2016. Retrieved February 13, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  11. ^ "海街diary 8" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on January 11, 2018. Retrieved January 10, 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  12. ^ "海街diary 9" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved December 17, 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  13. ^ "Coo, Gurren-Lagann, 'Kafka' Win Media Arts Awards". Anime News Network. December 4, 2007. Archived from the original on July 10, 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  14. ^ "Akimi Yoshida's Umimachi Diary Wins 6th Manga Taisho Award". Anime News Network. 2013-03-21. Archived from the original on 2013-10-08. Retrieved 2013-03-26. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  15. ^ "12 Titles Nominated for 1st Ever Manga Taisho Awards (Updated)". Anime News Network. January 23, 2008. Archived from the original on January 14, 2010. Retrieved 2009-07-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  16. ^ "Shinichi Ishizuka Wins First Ever Manga Taisho for Gaku". Anime News Network. March 31, 2008. Archived from the original on August 5, 2016. Retrieved 2009-07-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  17. ^ "12th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize Nominees Announced". Anime News Network. March 14, 2008. Archived from the original on June 30, 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  18. ^ "13th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize Nominees Announced". Anime News Network. March 5, 2009. Archived from the original on May 25, 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  19. ^ "Haikyu!!, My Love Story!!, Sunny Win Shogakukan Manga Awards". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on 27 April 2016. Retrieved 27 April 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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