Sickness Unto Death, Part 1 by Hikari AsadaSickness Unto Death, Part 1 by Hikari Asada

Sickness Unto Death, Part 1

byHikari AsadaAs told byTakahiro Seguchi

Paperback | September 24, 2013

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The sickness unto death is what Kierkegaard calls despair and in this comic despair is manifested in form of a young woman named Emiru. Emiru is a beautiful young woman from a rich family and plenty to aspire to. Unfortunately she is consumed with grief. She does not align herself with God or God's plan for her and needs guidance.

So when she meets a young psychology student named Futaba she gives herself to him. In this way she loses herself to him. Kierkegaard defines humanity as the tension between the "finite and infinite", and the "possible and the necessary", and in this case Emiru as we come to know her will eventually end under Futaba's guidance. But who will take her place? And how will she and Futaba go through the balancing act between these opposing personalities as their relationship builds.
Takahiro Seguchi has been drawing manga for nearly a decade. He made his debut in Akita Shoten's Shonen Champion magazine with OYAMA! Gikusuke upon graduating from Oita University in Fukuyama. Since then he has penned a number of series, some of which detail the lives of people from Japan's far south. Seguchi has drawn over twel...
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Title:Sickness Unto Death, Part 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7 × 5.01 × 0.68 inPublished:September 24, 2013Publisher:Kodansha USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1939130093

ISBN - 13:9781939130099

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