Friday, December 9, 2016

Orange : The Complete Collection (vols. 1&2) / Takano, Ichigo / 384 pgs.

On the first day of 11th grade, Naho, receives a letter from her future twenty-seven-year-old self.  At first she believes it to be a joke, but as events describe in the letter start happening in front of her, she starts to take the letter more seriously.  One major detail in the letter is asking the younger Naho, to look after the new transfer student, a boy named Kakeru, and help keep him from a terrible future. 

If you could go back in time to fix a regret in your life, would you?  Do you think it could change things?  A very interesting concept to explore and to remind younger teen readers some truths about human nature.  For example, everyone has things going on in their life that you may not know about, but it affects their behavior. 

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