Jun Mayuzuki’s age-gap romance After the Rain (Koi wa Ameagari no youni) manga is ending in two chapters. The manga’s ending will be published in issue 14 of Big Comic Spirits.
After the Rain has been a hit for Miayuzuki since its debut in Monthly Big Comic Spirits in 2014 – there are 1.75 million copies in print. The story focuses on 17-year-old Akira Tachibana, who is reserved girl who quits the track club after a serious injury. Akira harbors crush on Masami Kondo, the 45-year-old manager of the restaurant she works at. Despite being a divorcee with a young son, Akira feels attracted to Masami’s personality, but she is unsure about revealing her emotions to him.
Recently, After the Rain won the Best General Manga award at the 63rd Shogakukan Manga Awards and was ranked fourth in the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2016 guidebook.
Wit Studio is currently producing a 12-episode anime adaptation of After the Rain.