Romance, School Life, Drama, Mystery, Slice of Life, Shounen Ai
- A collection of two short stories about gradually developed friendship between two boys
- Kei needs the help of Michiru, an old student of his beloved grandfather, to solve a mystery
- In a garden, Isumi, a photographer, bonds with Akira who resents paparazzi due to a trauma
Collection of 2 short series. 1) Sea View -- (Umi no Mieru Yane) Kei's grandfather is a well-known architect, and the young boy cherishes every letter from his beloved relative...until the notes suddenly stop. Now, Kei, must visit his grandfather's distant island home and solve the mystery for himself! Upon arriving, he meets the shy and aloof Michiru, a serious student at the school where his grandfather once taught. Michiru may have the answers to Kei's burning questions...but will he cooperate? Can these two young men follow the clues and find their vanished hero? Good-natured Kei and quiet Michiru are as different as night and day, but their shared love of Kei's distinguished grandfather bring them together. If they stick together and follow the trail, the boys may even find that good luck and a special friendship are waiting. 2)Thou of the Blossoms Isumi is a photographer who has won access to the Ichimura family's famed gardens. The son of the family, Akira, is mistrustful since he was hurt as a child by uncaring paparazzi who trespassed to photograph the secret camellia portion of the garden. Despite some setbacks, these two form a bond through the influence of the garden, which continues even after Akira takes over as head of the family and its business.
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