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Hirunaka no Ryuusei (Manga)

Hirunaka no Ryuusei

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Synonyms: Hirunaka no Ryusei, Daytime Shooting Star, Cookie Girl Cream Boy, Tsuyu Kaoru, A Love Story in Moist Rainy Days, Heroine no Ryuusei, More than Words
Japanese: ひるなかの流星


Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 87
Status: Finished
Published: May 20, 2011 to Nov 5, 2014
Authors: Yamamori, Mika (Story & Art)
Serialization: Margaret


Score: 8.501 (scored by 10867 users)
Ranked: #1452
Popularity: #92
Members: 24,243
Favorites: 2,225
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15-year-old country girl, Suzume Yosano, has to move to Tokyo to live with her uncle due to her father's transfer. She bumps into a mysterious man who ends up taking her to her uncle's place after she gets lost. Turns out, Suzume will be seeing him a lot more often once she starts school because... he's her homeroom teacher!?

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Included one-shots:
Volume 5: Cookie Girl Cream Boy
Volume 6: Tsuyu Kaoru
Volume 7: Heroine no Ryuusei (Crossover one-shot with Heroine Shikkaku)
Volume 9: More than Words
Volume 11: Hibi Ryuusei (Crossover one-shot with Hibi Chouchou)

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Other: Hibi Chouchou x Hirunaka no Ryuusei


Mamura, Daiki
Nekota, Yuyuka
Shishio, Satsuki
Yosano, Suzume
Inukai, Manabu
Kameyoshi, Nana
Kashima, Tsubomi

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Nov 28, 2013
"You're my daytime shooting star."

Falling in love has been likened many times to being on a rollercoaster—it has its ups, its downs, its twists and turns. But an amusement park ride always comes to an end eventually, then you're left to wait in a long line before you get the opportunity to ride again. That metaphor is strangely appropriate, especially for this manga. It's not just about falling in love the first time—it's about picking up the pieces when the first time doesn't work, and eventually learning how to fall in love again.

The synopsis is deceptively simplistic in that it reads like any other school, read more
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Mar 20, 2013
So, while I was searching for Shoujo manga I hadn't read yet, which is hard to find, I came across this manga. I wasn't really expecting much, by the time I read the manga there were only just 3 chapters released. But now, having 13 chapters I completely changed my opinion of this manga.
It's awesome!

Ok, so well, this is not like the most original story ever written, but for a shoujo manga it's not too cliche. The story follows a young girl who lives in the countryside of Japan. While she enjoys food that comes from Tokyo she never imagined she ends up living in read more
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Apr 3, 2015
Hirunaka no Ryuusei is a very good story about both falling in love and failing at love, it shows us the ups and downs of loving someone. Now let's see the mains aspects of this work.

STORY—7/10 (Good)
Basically, the plot of HnR tells the story of Suzume Yosano, a country girl who moves to Tokyo and then has to deal with big city people, like her handsome homeroom teacher. Quite the cliche we got here, huh? But this cliche goes the right way. HnR doesn't want to show you a perfect love story, it wants to show you something more realistic, the struggles of love, the read more
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Nov 22, 2014
Okay, for those of you out there who are still trying to make a decision whether to read this or not, let me tell you one thing; this shoujo is not what you think it is. At least for me, definitely not.

Right, now that that's said, let's proceed.

I have finished this manga, and there really is nothing very unique about it. Also, the title 'Daytime Shooting Star' has little to do with the actual story itself. The plot chosen is actually a bit too cliche in my opinion, the forbidden love between the student and teacher, only that the author, Yamamori Mika-sensei, successfully made it read more
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Both are high school romances where the main protagonist is stuck in a love triangle between one guy who she loves but can't quite have and another guy who she doesn't notice until he confesses, and both love interests are so damn likable that you can't help but root for both of them. If you seek the guilty pleasure of shoujo rom-com cliches, Hirunaka no Ryuusei and Ao Haru Ride are chock-full of adorable moments that will make your heart squeal.
These manga share some similarities: - The typical love triangle where the heroine is in love with the "1st guy" and later meets "2nd guy" (aka underdog) which is her classmate. - The hero is dark haired and is someone close to her (neighbour/teacher) and the underdog has blonde hair and has a tendency to blush a lot around the heroine. - Both leading boys are very likeable to the point you just want them to end in a happy threesome. - The main reason why these two manga are so alike is because near the end some situations between the characters are very similar. Personally (unlike the majority of fans) I prefer TNA to HNR because I can relate more to the characters, but both are good reads and if you are a shoujo lover you don´t wanna miss these!
Both are considered classic shoujo with love triangles and relationships. Throughout both series, the main female protagonist learns what it's like to develop a relationship with others. Through trial and error, they learn about the essence of love. There is growth in both series as the main female protagonist develops and becomes more confident in herself and around others. I recommend both series for anyone interested for a bite of innocent shoujo.
While both series follow different premises, they appeal to shoujo fans by their general setup. We have two main characters who are completely different meeting each other. And throughout both series' perspective stories, they connect on different levels while getting to know one another. Romance is inevitable in both series but takes some time to develop. Both series has standard shoujo art but also on occasions works itself with more elaborate style of character expressions to show realism. Recommended for fans for shoujo and school life.
They' re both shoujo manga with pretty similar charactors, art and plot.
About high school girls in love with an adult.
After I read chapter 3 of Hirunaka no Ryuusei I think Kimi ni todoke and Hirunaka no Ryuusei are similar ... A cute girl came to the main character to be her friend just to stay close to the guy who she like . And this cute girl hate the main character .
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