どちらかが彼女を殺した~第4章~2

From page 178 to 197. This was not a very difficult part but a rather long one. Yasumasa’s investigation is getting further, thanks to discussions and confrontations with other characters. Here again, Kaga’s own investigation is implicitly present and we glimpse it here and there. I was used to Kaga not being constantly present in…

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すーちゃん~10

From page 66 to 72 Another great story about what you are and what you want to be, how to change and become someone better! 特集記事・とくしゅうきじ special feature article Su and the young Chika are talking about a 500 yen note. Chika finding it exciting and Su saying “懐かしい”. I had to check the Wikipedia…

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すーちゃん~9

From page 60 to 65. This is a very interesting story about Suchan’s workplace. It is a very different environment than Maichan’s but she has to face difficulties, too. Especially to keep smooth relationships with a bunch of young girls very sensible. I really like the way the author describes, in very simple drawings and…

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どちらかが彼女を殺した~第4章~1

From page 169 to 178. We are beginning chapter 4 and have almost reached the middle of the book! In this chapter, Yasumasa has returned to work but pursues his investigation. There are a lot of words I didn’t know, especially at the beginning… 分離帯・ぶんりたい I have no idea how to say that in English… On…

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すーちゃん~8

From p.53 to 59. In this new story, Maichan has to go to the housewarming party of the managing director, as promised in the previous story. Even though it is Sunday, she has to give away this “part of her life” to work. Vocabulary: おおげさ grandiose, exagerated 帳消し・ちょうけし cancellation, writing off 媚・こび flattery, cajolery So, Maichan is…

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どちらかが彼女を殺した~第3章~5

From page 150 to 166. Finally, the first confrontation between Yasumasa and Junichi. 裾・すそ cuff, hem, fringe パタパタ  sound of something thin and light moving through the air 腋・わき I knew the kanji 脇 but not this one. It means, armpit 速断・そくだん jumping to a conclusion 若僧・わかぞう youngster 舶来・はくらい imported, foreign-made イーゼル easel あぐらをかく to sit cross-legged 得体・えたい nature, character 粘着・ねんちゃく adhesion 消滅・しょうめつ extinguishment, termination 鬱陶しい・うっとうしい irritating,…

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