Si bien esta nota cubre los eventos de una historia corta considerada como un trabajo derivado, no está de más señalar que el artículo «Adachi to Shimamura tuvo un trágico final en una novela corta» incluye contenido considerado técnicamente como spoiler.
In the official Twitter account for the animated adaptation of the light novels Adachi to Shimamura (Adachi and Shimamura) a fragment of the short novel "Abiding Diverge Alien" was published, which was included in the fourth volume Blu-ray / DVD of the project animation that was released on March 3.
The story went viral, as it takes place 70 years in the future after the events of the original story, showing an ending as tragic as it is moving. A post on a popular Japanese comment forum summed up the main points: “This story takes place 70 years after the events of the main story, where both Adachi and Shimamura's entire family have passed away. Shimamura had no children with Adachi for obvious reasons, so it is only narrated that she is sitting in a lonely room. She just a little alien whose appearance never changed over the years visits a few times until, in the end, Shimamura dies calmly while she remembers her days with Adachi.
The light novels written by Hitoma Iruma and illustrated by Non and Shizue Kaneko have been published through Kadokawa's Dengeki Bunko publishing label since March 2013, with nine volumes published to date and a manga adaptation by the hand of Moke Yuzuhara in post. The play inspired a twelve-episode anime adaptation produced by Tezuka Productions studios, directed by Satoshi Kuwabara and scripts written by Keiichirou Oochi, released in October 2020.
Synopsis of Adachi to Shimamura
Somewhere in the school at noon, you can hear the sound of two girls playing table tennis together as they wait for time to pass. As by fate, two students, Sakura Adachi and Hougetsu Shimamura, meet on the second floor. from the school gym. As they gradually foster a budding friendship, their feelings for each other become more ambiguous. As they grow closer each day, the two must learn to navigate their contrasting personalities as well as determine the depth of their affection for each other.The nature of this relationship gradually changes as one of them begins to develop feelings beyond the limits of one. platonic relationship. Still, Adachi and Shimamura must figure out whether forming a bond stronger than friendship will bring them closer or apart.
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