Published: Jan 13, 2006 to May 13, 2008
Authors: Nanba, Atsuko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Bessatsu Friend
Score: 7.381 (scored by 1278 users)
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.
Popular Tagsromance shoujo
Oct 24, 2013
Are you a selfish/egoistical person who can't give up on someone you love or rather make yourself happy by taking away someone else's?Then this manga is for you!
Long story short the MC has a boyfriend but realises at some point that *dum dum dum* she likes him only cause she has a brother complex and she dumps him and that she really likes the guy who asked her if that's the case and also stays at her boarding home,which in tur also already has a girlfriend and through the entire manga showed a minimal non existent love interest in the MC 3 times!Two of which were near the ending.All the other time he was acting as a worrying friend and nothing else.All the time the MC keeps showing and telling him how she feels,not hiding it at all even in front of his gf at some point,even though he doesn't return the feelings even once,I mean he really doesn't even think if he should brake up with his gf or anything,and then *BAM!* he talks with his gf about her worrying of his "close" relationship with MC and that he also worries when he sees her laughing with other guys etc,and they brake up just like that,for no real reason at all except the author's "pull out of the ass break up for the sake of ending this piece of shit the way I want".
And here is the killer, I swear I would have given this a 5 rating if it had ended with them parting forever or never getting together BUT they do get together in the end because "It's lonely without Miku" bullshit! Give me back two hours of my life I wasted on this piece of garbage!
This is my first review so it may seem more like a rant (which it is) but seeing people getting rewarded just because they selfishly want something,can't take the hint that the other party isn't interested and not giving up even though they cause problems, really pisses me off.
If you are one of these people then enjoy your wet dreams coming true with this manga and getting the ending you always wanted IRL,for others stay away,far away.
Feb 6, 2010
The story seems a little unrealistic and the art was adequate at best. The place where this manga shines is in the relationship between the characters. The complexity that goes on between the two couples is more in depth than other shoujo mangas. I felt there was enough comical characters to not weigh down the entire series with all the drama that goes on.
Overall I feel Sprout is a good read and I personally enjoyed it very much. I think you should definitely give it a try if you're a fan of shoujo. read more
Aug 16, 2013
I had intentionally looked into Sprout because I thought the style resembled Bokura Ga Ita. When I read the description of the series I honestly almost didn't give it a chance. I've always disliked characters who target a male/female that's already in a committed relationship (aside from Ninako from Strobe edge). And the main lead Miku fit this role to a T.
As far as I've seen, characters with this trait are usually side characters who go for the main character's love interest, but in Sprout, you see it from the complete opposite perspective. Miku is defiantly not the "typical Shoujo female lead". She's not kind, bubbly, or quiet. To be direct, she has a pretty ugly personality; she's self centered, careless, jealous, and two-faced. Throughout the series she constantly makes bitter remarks about Souhei(the male-lead)s' girlfriend. Miku is a brat, but she does have her moments where she pulls though and does really kind things. I'm sure if that reader can see past this, and learn to appreciate that she's flawed they will enjoy this series.
Another enjoyable aspect of this series is it's side characters. A main focus in the plot of Sprout is how the older male and female side characters, Naoharu and Kiyoka, guide the younger male and female leads. They a very important aspect of the series, as well as the friendship of the four developed. Due to the guidance of these to "adults" both Souhei and Miku grow tremendously.
** Thank you for taking the time to read my review. ** If you would like to read my full review with manga caps, and drama adaptation it can be found on my blog: http://akagedasai.blogspot.com/2013/08/blog-post_8228.html
Thank you & have a nice day. (^.^) read more
Nov 9, 2013
At the beginning, i thought Miku is a bit annoying but as the story progress, she's just a girl afterall and she's really nice, just like what Souhei said.
The story is average, though the chapters are interesting, and makes u expect something. the ending is quite good but something is lacking..
overall, acceptable.. i like the main guy, though he's not very honest.