a Girl in the Sunny Place (Hidamari no kanojo)

Hidamari no Kanojo par Osamu Koshigaya

The story commences from a coincidental reunion with a classmate in junior highschool days.

Mao, was known as the « Lowest performing kid » in the class now becomes nice career woman, and it doesn’t take long to them to start going out…

Having a very speedy wedding, the couple lives happily, so happily, but……

It is not only a romantic love story, but also something mystery with a little bit of fantasy.

Mao loves to sing a tune of « Wouldn’t it be nice » of the Beach Boys, which is a metaphor for an unusually happy life, and various genre of music appearing in the novel is sometimes characterising the writer’s works.

陽だまりの彼女 (新潮文庫)

Born in 1971, début work « Bonus Track » (2004) won the superior award of « Japan Fantasy Novel Award »