Calling You

Calling You

Calling You

English Title: Calling You
Japanese Title: きみにしか聞こえない – Kimi ni Shika Kikoenai — “Nobody Can Hear Me but You”
Author: Otsuichi
Illustrator: Miyako Hasami
Translator: Agnes Yoshida
Genre: Drama, Supernatural
Original Run: 2001
English Run: 2007
Japanese Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten (Sneaker Bunko)

English Publisher: Tokyopop
Volumes in Japanese: 1 (an anthology of three short stories)

Volumes in English: 1 (Completed)

Synopsis: Three Short Stories

  • Calling You – A girl creates an imaginary cell phone…which one day rings. The boy on the other end claims to be calling from his own imaginary cell phone…
  • Kizu/Kids – Two damaged children bond over one’s ability to heal wounds.
  • Singing Flower – A patient at a hospital finds a flower with the face of a girl, that hums a beautiful melody.

Volume 1
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Released June 12, 2007 — ISBN-13: 978-1598168525

Reviews of Calling You
BookLoons: Vol 1
English Light Novels: Vol 1
Juushika: Vol 1

Live Action Film Adaptations
1) “Calling You” (adaptation of first story) — AsianWiki — Aired June 2007 (Japan Only)
2) “Kids” (adaptation of the second story) — AsianWiki — Aired February 2008 (Japan Only)

Manga Adaptation
MAL Entry — 1 volume — Published December 2003 (English released by Tokyopop — January 2007)
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