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La Esperança

La Esperança

Alternative Titles

English: La Esperança
Synonyms: La Esperanca, La Esperanza
Japanese: エスペランサ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 26
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 2000 to 2006
Authors: Kawai, Chigusa (Story & Art)
Serialization: Wings


Score: 7.331 (scored by 691 users)
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Ranked: #49652
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Popularity: #4538
Members: 1,313
Favorites: 37
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Volumes: /7
Chapters: /26


In a European school dorm, Georges Saphir is admired and loved by everyone. However, afraid of others doing him harm, he has never allowed anyone to get close. Why is it then that misfit Robert can effortlessly step over this line Georges has drawn, and see right through him? And will getting too close to Robert result in a tragedy that justifies his worst fears? (Source: DMP)


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Saphir, Georges
Saphir, Georges
Freddy, Sir
Jade, Robert
Quartz, Henri

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Nov 1, 2008
I thought this manga was absolutely wonderful. Though the art was not always consistent, at times (and there were many) the art was really quite spectacular. A tragic romantic tale with bits and pieces of almost every genre in it. Indeed it is mainly a dramatic romance, but it also contained a lot of comedy and inspiring parts. It’s mainly religious, referring to God and faith a lot of the times, but not enough for a person like me who is not religious, to be uncomfortable. Rather, it has deep insight on somebody who has tremendous faith in one’s religion, with the addition of read more
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Dec 16, 2015
I have to. I have to write a review for this manga!

Aside from Komatta Toki ni wa Hoshi ni Kike, this series is placed on my 2nd rank!
The story is absolutely mesmerising, and just different from other romance like shounen-ai manga.

Chigusa sensei perfectly gave serious complicated problems for this manga plot, which is just awesome. The internal/mental battle between personality was shown, and could easily grasped.

The backstory and moreover the climax though. Oh glob, it was heart wrenching that made me cry a river!

Different from Komatta Toki ni wa Hoshi ni Kike, which is a bit more slice of life: bottom, up, up, climax, relax, read more
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