Ranked #165

Love So Life (Manga)

Love So Life

Alternative Titles

Japanese: LOVE SO LIFE


Type: Manga
Volumes: 17
Chapters: 111
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 15, 2008 to Jul 18, 2015
Authors: Kouchi, Kaede (Story & Art)
Serialization: Hana to Yume


Score: 8.461 (scored by 8397 users)
Ranked: #1652
Popularity: #146
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Shiharu is a high school student who loves kids, lives in an orphanage, and works at a daycare... Until the handsome uncle of two-year-old twins offers her a raise if she'll be their babysitter. Often relying on memories of her mother's actions for guidance, Shiharu quickly finds herself falling in love with her new makeshift family.

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Love so Life was adapted into two Drama CDs; first titled HCD Love So Life released on March 25, 2010, and second titled Toikimeki☆Kirameki Bunkasai (ときめき☆きらめき文化祭) was bundled with Hana to Yume magazine 2013 #20 issue sold on September 20, 2013. The series has been published in France by Éditions Delcourt since September 12, 2012.


Nakamura, Shiharu
Nakamura, Shiharu
Matsunaga, Aoi
Matsunaga, Aoi
Matsunaga, Seiji
Matsunaga, Seiji
Matsunaga, Akane
Matsunaga, Akane
Hayami, Nao
Hayami, Nao
Yoshii, Rio
Yoshii, Rio
Miyakawa, Nanami
Miyakawa, Nanami

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Jul 19, 2011
“In this world, things don’t always turn out the way we want them to.”

The story itself is charming. High School girl and part time babysitter falls in love with the uncle of the kids she’s in charge of. Actually the whole falling in love with a teacher or sensei has been done and sometimes butchered. This one is played rather nicely though. Suave till the end, or till the last chapter I read since it’s still publishing. So far, it’s about family. Not only the one you’re born into but the one that life or you choose for yourself. The innocence of kids and read more
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Jan 16, 2010
i've totally falling in love with this manga! It's just amazing!
The art is very good and the story is also sweet. Those little twins're so cute, i want to give him a big hug.. lol
And of course? the main characters - Shiharu and Seiji. Shiharu is a very likable characters - kind, clever, open-hearted (i'm so tired of shy or stupids girl as the main characters of shoujo manga), so I really like Shiharu ( she reminds me a little bit of a Teru from Dengeki Daisy - the top of my favourite mangas). And Seiji...well actually I can't give any opinion of this read more
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May 7, 2015
OH MY DAYS!!! I LOVE this manga! It's so heartwarming and cute and you fall in love with all of the characters, especially Aoi and Akane! I literally laughed and cried at the events in this and I wait with baited breath for the next chapter every time I finish the last. I still haven't found a manga to beat this one!

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Story: 10
I know the story line seems over done but the execution of this one tops all the rest. It didn't feel overly cliched and things progressed naturally. It flows so smoothly and you can actually see and feel the passage of read more
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Feb 23, 2015
I fell in love with this manga! But I read it too fast and made it through all 85 translated chapters I can find. This is one manga that I'm actually screaming at my computer screen. "Noooooooooooooo!" "Yes!" or even just screaming at the top of my lungs. "Awwwww" sometimes is one of the things I say as well. I'm hoping I can find some translated versions soon because I'm dying to know what happens. The storyline isn't like any other. It's different from EVERY single manga I've read. I love the twins too! They are too cute! Then the "baby sitter is an orphan" read more
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the main characters are very similar. they both are orphans and they both are invited into a family. they are both cheerful and kind.
the plots are sort of similar.
there is romance 
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Slow pace, slow romance, cuteness overload and a protagonist that is always smiling~~~ also both give you a slice of life feeling. 
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Light Romance with Family Issues. :) 
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