[Looking for nominations!] Intermediate Japanese Book Club // Now Reading: セーラー服と機関銃


Author: 馳 星周
Page count: 308
Natively: L30??





Auto-translated: It was a dog that was close to people who were hurt, troubled, and confused. In the fall of 2011, Sendai. Kazumasa, who lost his job in the earthquake, was working like a crime to support the life of his mother with dementia and his sister who cared for her mother. One day, Kazumasa picks up a skinny stray dog at a convenience store. The dog, which seems to be famous, was smart, and Kazumasa was immediately fascinated. Immediately after that, Kazumasa was asked to work as a driver of a more good-paid thieves and took on it for the sake of money. And when Tamon was accompanied, the work went well, and Tamon became Kazumasa’s “protective god.” However, Tamon always turned his face in the south direction for some reason. What are you looking for and where are you going… A tearful work dedicated to everyone who loves dogs!


Amazon JP including Kindle version and Audible version
Manga version just for reference

Personal Opinion

Looks interesting! And I like dogs!

Pros and Cons for the Book Club



  • Might be cutting it close to the 350-page limit.


Amazon link above has 40+ pages of sample.

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