Plot: After the death of his wife, traveling medicine seller, Torakichi, takes his son, Shirou, with him on his routes. His work has kept them apart, and the father and son aren't very close. But they slowly bond as they travel together. (Nothing particularly original, but still good -- B)

Characters: B+

Artwork: B

Objectionable Content: mild, some profanity

Other: A historical fiction with some good emotional depth and lots of touching moments.

Overall Score: B

Recommendation: 3/5

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