The setting is a rural city in which a kidnapping and a series of mu*ders are happening simultaneously, where there was also a kidnapping eight... more>> years ago. The victims, the compulsive liar "Mi-kun" (the narrator), and "Ma-chan" (Misono Mayu) reunite and start living together, despite the fact that the kidnapped children were in Mayu's apartment...
The second floor of the gym – this was where we always met. It was class time, but of course, there weren’t any classes going on in a place like this.... more>>
This was where Shimamura and I became friends. We hung out here – talking about TV shows and cooking, playing some ping pong….This is where we fostered our friendship.
Keeping my head propped against the wall, I let out a small sigh.
What was this feeling? Yesterday, I’d dreamt of me and Shimamura kissing.
Not that I’m like that. I’m sure Shimamura isn’t either. It’s not even something worth repeating myself about, but really, it’s not like that.
It’s just that when she hears the word “friend”, I want her to think of me first. That’s all.
The story revolves around a high school boy named Niwa Makoto. He lives with his aunt’s family since his parents are away on business. It is there where he meets his mysterious cousin of the same age Touwa Erio — who happens to tie a futon mattress around her upper body and is a self-proclaimed alien.... more>>
Her staple food is pizza. Erio had been missing for half a year and was found floating in the sea. She doesn't remember anything about what happened during that period of time, but she began to think that it was the act of an alien and wanders the neighborhood wrapped in the futon.