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Full Moon wo Sagashite (Manga)

Full Moon wo Sagashite

Alternative Titles

English: Full Moon wo Sagashite
Synonyms: Full Moon o Sagashite, Searching for the Full Moon, Ginyuu Meika
Japanese: 満月をさがして


Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 30
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 3, 2001 to May 3, 2004
Authors: Tanemura, Arina (Story & Art)
Serialization: Ribon Magazine


Score: 8.231 (scored by 11151 users)
Ranked: #4782
Popularity: #108
Members: 18,407
Favorites: 1,380
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12-year-old Mitsuki wants to be a singer because of a promise she made with her childhood love, however a form of throat cancer is holding her back. One day she find two strange characters in her room, Takuto and Meroko, who are gods of death. She finds out she only has a certain amount of time to live, and wants nothing more in that time then to become a singer. The two shinigami show sympathy for her, and decide to help her reach her goal by transforming her into a 16-year-old girl.

(Source: ANN)

Included one-shot:
Volume 2: Ginyuu Meika

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Adaptation: Full Moon wo Sagashite


Kira, Takuto
Kouyama, Mitsuki
Rio, Izumi
Yui, Meroko
Koga, Aoi
Koyama, Fuzuki

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Jul 27, 2008
Admittedly at first I expected this story to just be cute. Something light, something fluffy to "baw" at for a while. It is as sure as hell cute, but there is a hell of a lot more to this manga that initially meets the eye.

For one, it's PAINFUL. For all that the ending feels a little deus ex machina, there is a lot that is not idealized. Suicide, death, and loss permeate the characters' lives. There is a focus on letting go of loss, on being held back by past tragedies, and having the courage to keep living when you have to reconcile that your read more
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Mar 25, 2008
A story that will have you crying, laughing, smiling and hoping throughout. Full Moon wo Sagashite is a manga for, mostly girls, or anyone who enjoys a classic love story... with a twist. Mitsuki is a character everyone will love, and will have you deciding who is best for her and who isn't the right guy. But anyway, onto the review!

Story - Arina Tanemura's best yet. I have never seen such a detailed and sad story about a tail of a love triangle(s) gone wrong. You find yourself wondering what will happen next with each page.

Art - I'm a real fan of her artwork. The read more
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