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Aoi Hana (Manga)

Aoi Hana

Alternative Titles

English: Sweet Blue Flowers
Japanese: 青い花


Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 52
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 17, 2004 to Jul 6, 2013
Authors: Shimura, Takako (Story & Art)
Serialization: Manga Erotics F


Score: 8.001 (scored by 2185 users)
Ranked: #9822
Popularity: #799
Members: 5,362
Favorites: 275
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Fumi and Akira were best friends when they were little, with Akira always looking after the crybaby Fumi, but that all ended when Fumi's family moved away. Several years later, Fumi's family returned, and she and Akira happened to bump into each other on their way to school. They became friends again, quickly slipping back into old patterns. Shortly after, Fumi began dating a cool, attractive upperclassman who, coincidentally enough, had ties to Akira's current school, the prestigious Fujigaya Girls' Academy.

(Source: Lililicious; updated from an early misreading of the school name Fujigaya, called Fujigatani in initial translations of the first chapters)

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Jun 1, 2014
"Someone is in love with me...
...said, 'I love you' to me, even...
...and it's a girl"

*does contain spoilers*

Aoi Hana is a romantic yuri high school drama by Takako Shimura telling the story of Okudaira Akira and Manjoume Fumi - two childhood friends separated from each others ten years before, who now reunite by going to high school in the same town. Sounds like an average high school romance story? Don't be fooled. Although it may seem like a light-hearted romantic comedy with some drama at first, Aoi Hana evolves into a beautifully written growth story before one realizes.

Aoi Hana is a very strong manga in many read more
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Sep 7, 2013
It proves difficult to write about something which has been a part of a life; each moment became a memory, every volume, a mark of another year having passed.

Perhaps I'm the worst person to talk about Aoi Hana. Having begun publishing in 2004, it was a manga with which I've grown up. It covers in its almost decade-long lifespan three solid years of the lives of two teenagers, Manjoume Fumi and Okudaira Akira. Or perhaps we can say it shows even more, decades of their lives, ranging from early childhood to early adulthood.

It is this time difference that makes this series hard for me to read more
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User Recommendations

Both Girl Friends And Aoi Hana Are cute stories about Two best friends falling in love with each other. 
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Both are long-ish yuri / shoujo-ai manga having to do with unrequited love between close friends. 
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Both of these manga are about two friends falling in love.
Though Aqua Blue Cinema has a much more light hearted feel to it 
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Similar art style, stories, and atmosphere. Both involve girl x girl stories with more realistic tone. 
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Both are for the same mangaka and deal with characters that are growing and learning about theirselves. The story of Aoi Hana also deals with sexuality and love matters in a kind and delicated way. 
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Two female friends start to fall for one another. 
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Recent News

Aoi Hana Manga To End This July
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07-08-13, 2:37 PM

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Finished the anime. Should I read from the start or where it left off?
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02-07-15, 8:12 PM
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