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Summary - Japanese

2013年の未来都市《NO.6》。人類の理想を実現した街で、2歳の時から最高ランクのエリートとして育てられた紫苑は、12歳の誕生日の夜、「ネズミ」と名乗る少年に出会ってから運命が急転回。どうしてあの夜、ぼくは窓を開けてしまったんだろう? 飢えることも、嘆くことも、戦いも知らずに済んだのに……。「わたしはNO.6という物語の中で、生きる希望とやらを掴んでいけるのだろうか」――あさのあつこ

Summary - English

The futuristic city of “NO. 6” in the year 2013. In this city that has realized humanity’s ideal, Shion, who has been raised as a top-ranking elite since he was two years old, has his fate take a sudden turn after meeting a boy who calls himself “Nezumi” on the night of his 12th birthday.

Why did I open the window that night? I could have lived without knowing hunger, sorrow, or conflict…

“Will I be able to grasp something like hope within the story of NO. 6?”

— Atsuko Asano

Content warnings if known

it’s set in a dystopian world and afaik it’s definitely adult in themes

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