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3.60  ·  Rating details ·  88 ratings  ·  21 reviews
Little Kun isn't too happy about the latest addition to his family. With the arrival of a new baby sister in the house, he worries his parents may not love him as much as they used to...But when a teenage girl shows up and tells Kun that she is his sister from the future, it may be that there's more to this new relationship than Kun ever could've dreamed!
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published October 30th 2018 by Yen On
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Kai Kai
Oct 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
ปกติชอบดูการตูนแอนิเมชันอยูแลว เลมนีตอนอาน รูสึกเหมือนกำลังดูการตูนอยูเลย สนุกดี สามารถอานไดรวดเดียวจบ ยิงถาชอบเรืองราวเกียวความสัมพันธในครอบครัวกนาจะชอบคะ ...more
Mar 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
Persönliche Meinung
Ich habe die englische Version gelesen.
Das Buch hat meine Freundin entdeckt und wir haben es uns einfach mal so gekauft, weil wir fanden, dass es niedlich klang. Erst später habe ich ehrausgefunden, dass dazu auch ein Manga und ein Anime erscheint. Ich war also echt gespannt auf die Buchform und ich muss sagen, es war echt niedlich. Storytechnisch nicht unbedingt spannend oder eine Meisterleistung aber doch einfach alltägliche Szenen und einfach niedlich. Mit einer kleinen P
Mirai | Rook a Bead

ชีวิตอันแสนสงบของ "คุนจัง" ตองเปนอันจบลง เมือ "มิไรจัง" นองสาวของเขาถือกำเนิดขึน และไดแยงชิงความรักของพอแมไปจากเขาจนหมด ดวยความนอยใจ ทำใหคุนจังเกบงำความทุกขและความคับแคนเอาไว และลงมือแกลงนองสาวทารกเงียบๆ แตแลวเรืองไมคาดฝันกเกิดขึน เมือคุนจังไดพบเขากับมิไรจังทีมาจากโลกอนาคต จุดเริมตนของการผจญภัยขามกาลเวลาจึงเกิดขึน..

ในตอนแรก เราซือเลมนีมาอานกไมไดคาดหวังอะไรมาก เพราะคิดวาตัวเองคงไมมีเวลาไปดูอนิเมะ และอนิเมะเรืองนีคงไมไดหาโรงดูงายดวย กเลยซือมาอานแกขัดกันไป

Oct 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book is a series of dream-like adventures of a young boy who is struggling to accept the changes in his family set off by the arrival of his little sister. It has been lovely to watch the main character’s development towards finally finding his place within his family. It is, however, not just about the young boy’s journey but his parents’ journey, too.

They say that when a child is born, a mother is born, too. But that’s not all—in a way we can say that a father is born, grandparents are bo
เนือเรืองเปนการกลาวถึงครอบครัวญีปุนเลกๆ ทีมีลูกชายคนโตวัย 4 ขวบกำลังซน และเพิงมีลูกสาวเปนสมาชิกใหมเพิมขึนมา
พีนอง 2 วัยทีทังคูกอยูในชวงเวลาทีตองการความสนใจจากทังพอและแม พอมาอยูรวมกันเลยเกิดเปนความปันปวนภายในบานหลังนอยใหพอและแมตองรับมือกันไป

แมคนอานจะยังไมมีลูก แตกรับรูถึงความวุนวายยอมๆ บวกความนารักทีเกิดขึนนันได เพราะผูเขียนและผูแปลบรรยายคำพูดออกมาเปนภาษาทีเราไดยินไดฟังในครอบครัวจริงๆ แบบพอแมคุยกับลูก ลูกโตตอบกับพอแม จนคิดวายิงถาคนอานเปนพอแมทีมีประสบการณมีลูกมากกวา 1 คนแบบครอบครัวนี นาจะตองเผลออ
Oct 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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One of my favourite books ever.

TL;DR – A wonderful, beautiful story about family, sibling rivalry and love.

EBBannerRagdoll Rating: EXCEPTIONAL

Recommended For: Anybody who wants a beautiful story and isn’t put off by a bit of confusion.

About the Book…

Life is pretty good for Kun, until his sister Mirai is born. Suddenly his parents seem irritable, and have less time to spend with him, and poor Kun struggles to adapt to his new reality. He hates his new siste
Hizatul Akmah
Jan 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
actual rating: 3.5/5

classic hosoda and i totally like how this story goes. i finished this in one sitting and totally can't wait to watch the movie!
Thank you to NetGalley for a Kindle ARC of Mirai.

I was captivated by the sweet cover photo and the interesting recap of the book's premise. I can relate to Kun's predicament except in a slightly different way.

I was super excited to have a sibling except I asked my parents for a brother, not a baby sister. Imagine my disappointment.

Due to the tender photo, I assumed (incorrectly) that Mirai was a graphic novel, which I think would have worked better, especially in terms of its fantasy elements.
2.5 stars. Sure...Parenting is one of the World's hardest jobs. As Ewan McGregor said that "the thing about parenting rules is there are not any. That is what makes it so difficult."
S.Q. Eries
Jan 21, 2019 rated it did not like it
Shelves: light-novel
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Lucien Welsh
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This story was presented as an anime film first and then later adapted into the light novel as presented with this book. Much like your name. or even manga adaptations such as Wolf Children (also a film by Hasoda) or the Boruto series, it’s not uncommon to have the books come after the film/series is released. It doesn’t always work, and despite enjoying the story, I do feel like Mirai is an example of one better seen rather than read.

It felt a
Jul 10, 2019 rated it did not like it
First off, I probably thought I was asking for the library to put the MOVIE on hold, but hit the wrong button and got this book.

This book was written POST-movie. The writing is overly simplistic and often reads like a storyboard FOR a movie.

The characters are sexist AF.

The main character is far too reminiscent of that irritating little shit, Caillou - an animated kids' show where Caillou is a horrible, tantrumy child who's long-suffering parents' only idea of discipline/boundaries is a heavy
*thank you to Netgalley and Yen Press for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review*

4 stars.

When I got into this story, right away I thought, "This would make an excellent Studio Ghibli film". It had that same wonderful and lovely feel to it. I don't really know what I had expected but it was far more enjoyable than I had thought I'd find it. While this was aimed for Adults, I feel that it's better suited for teenage audience. Adults will certainly enjoy it, but it reads as if its mad
Dec 25, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very cute book that made, in tumblr talk, my ovaries explode. A lovely narrative that I’m sure will be helpful to children navigate the waters of becoming an older sibling. I’m a grown-up single child but it even made me look at things that exist in my life through a longer perspective. I’m really looking forward to seeing the movie, too, now.
Mar 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A wonderfully written story in the perspective of a child. Adventures that you’re unsure are dreams or reality. Oh what it was like to be that little and feel so big because you were small. Can’t wait to see the movie.
Dan Watts
Dec 13, 2018 rated it it was ok
This book is a weird blending of very young adult fiction and bizarre scenes of fantasy. With all the praise this I'm hearing for the movie, I read it to the end expecting some plot twist to make it all worthwhile. That didn't happen.
May 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Oooooohhh my gosh!! I didn’t expect much from this book actually, I just picked it from amazon’s reco. But it contained huge amount of love, which made me well up tears!!
Nov 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
Kun is a 4 years old boy that lost the only son title and he’s not happy. Love for her new sister didn’t emerge at the first sight. Through the story Kun faces several problems all related with his family and their love. He questions their love for him and the feeling of replacement is constant. But, with every problem comes a solution and from that we learn a lot how things are in life. Kun is not exception.
Why is this book interesting? Because the way Kun learns to understand the others in a v
Mar 07, 2019 rated it liked it
This book was soooo cute!
Jun 03, 2019 rated it liked it
Sweet little book! Keen to check out Hosoda’s films now!
Suwannee Duangmanee
เปนเรืองราวนารักๆ มหัศจรรยทีเกิดขึนกับเดกชายวัย 4 ขวบทีไมชอบนองสาว แตเมือพบเจอนองสาวทีมาจากอนาคตและเรืองราวตางๆ ทีทำใหเขาเติบโต เขาใจพอ แม และรักนองสาวขึน ...more
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Mamoru Hosoda (細田 守 Hosoda Mamoru, born September 19, 1967) is a Japanese film director and animator.

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