Ranked #1774
Hoshi wa Utau (Manga)

Hoshi wa Utau

Alternative Titles

English: Twinkle Stars
Synonyms: Star Sings
Japanese: 星は歌う


Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 65
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 5, 2007 to Jan 20, 2011
Genres: Drama, Romance, Shoujo
Authors: Takaya, Natsuki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Hana to Yume


Score: 7.791 (scored by 1773 users)
Ranked: #17742
Popularity: #815
Members: 4,517
Favorites: 81
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In a small town in the countryside, close to the sea, a young high-school girl lived alone with her cousin. When life seemed to her too painful and too sad, she contemplated the sky and was refreshed by looking at the stars. But one night in spring, she met a boy who sealed her destiny.... (Source: Suba Furuba)


Aoi, Chihiro
Shiina, Sakuya
Amamiya, Sakura
Honjou, Hijiri
Kutani, Shizuka
Miyako, Kanade

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Jun 18, 2009
i might be biased since i'm a fan of Natsuki Takaya's previous work which is Fruits Basket...
even so Hoshi Wa Utau does not deliver to a mainstream audience since the plot is quite slow.the intricateness,the drama is thick but the comedy is thin.dont expect the same humour from fruits basket...
i recommend this manga to those who enjoys a slow but meaningful story;that is hoshi wa utau.
perhaps at an earlier stage you might find the characters typical after all the heroine is a typical cute but foolish girl..but as i thread on the story she grew on me,she has so many flaws but her strong will read more
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Mar 4, 2012
Finally finished reading Hoshi ha Utau, by the infamous Takaya Natsuki of Fruits Basket fame. If you've read that manga (not just watched the anime), you'll understand what I mean.

For 9 volumes it was pretty damn good. Straight-forward shoujo. Then the inevitable Natsuki Twist. Made me seethe with anger until the very last chapter, where it rectified it.

I'm not sure I'm "over it" yet because it essentially cancels out the rage-inducing twist, but at least it ended well.

I guess I'd recommend it if you like some relatively heavy romance. It's slow, almost like Toume Kei pacing,but she's like the exact opposite in which she puts read more
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User Recommendations

These two stories are about deeply hurt people living in the darkness, and struggling to overcome the darkness and learn to live again. They are both very sad, deep but also very real and kind, somehow.
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The male and female leads both go through a lot of very dark stuff. Characters are similar, and plot is kind of similar too.
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