- Author Bio
Akira Tachibana. 17 years old, high school junior.
Akira, awkward when it comes to expressing her feelings, finds herself secretly falling for the manager of the family restaurant where she works, one Masami Kondo, age 45. The curtain rises on the small love story that begins to unfold between Akira, stuck standing on the crossroads of adolescence, and Kondo, at the turning point of his own life…
Marketing: Promotion at fall events, such as New York Comic Con & Anime NYC.
Collaboration with Sony Music (Japan), artist Aimer, who sings the theme song of the anime.
Publicity: Print ads in media outlets such as OTAKU USA, Anime News Network, J!-ENT.
Newsletter, Twitter, & Facebook boost on Vertical’s page.
Set up reviewers with media and manga influencers.
“After the Rain takes a prickly premise and gives us a story about two people with broken dreams that just might be mendable.” — Japan Times