Sakura knows adulthood is not part of her future. Now in her final year of high school, her body is getting weaker and her eventual death closer. She’s accepted her fate, planned for it, cut off the world to leave no mourners behind. Until the charming yokai of her late guardian’s fairy tales turns up wounded in her garden.
She thought she knew how her life would end, but Kazuki’s arrival is throwing all her planning out the window. But is it too late for her to remember how to love, much less be loved again?
If you like modern fairy tales, strong female leads, swoon-worthy heroes, and adorable young tengu, you’ll love Anma’s tale of loss, love, friendship, and family.
When disgraced reporter Adachi Tsuguru travels to the famed Aokigahara Forest, he stumbles on a young woman just as she is preparing to end her life. After initially rebuffing his clumsy attempts at changing her mind, she offers him a strange proposal: she will delay her suicide if he agrees to stay with her in the forest for the next seven days.
With no way to reach help, he agrees. Hoping it will help him find a way to change her mind, he offers to record her life story, but the more he learns about her, the more of himself he's forced to reveal...
At Week's End is a coming-of-age women's fiction story alternately told between past and present. If you like strong female leads capable of taking charge of their own lives and emotional tales of mistakes and redemption, you'll love At Week's End.