It is the year 2025, and NASA has announced the crew membersincluding Japanese astronaut Hibito Namba of the first mission to live on the moon for an extended period. Meanwhile, in Japan, Hibitos auto designer older brother Mutta Numba is despondent after losing his job. Although the two brothers have followed vastly different paths, their respective destinies begin to move and merge as the result of a vow they exchanged as boys.
Note: Was nominated for the Manga Taishō in 2009 and 2010. Won the award for best general manga at the 56th Shogakukan Manga Awards and at the Kodansha Manga Award (shared with March Comes in Like a Lion) in 2011. Won the Reader Prize of the 18th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize 2014.