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Haru yo, Koi (Manga)

Haru yo, Koi

Alternative Titles

English: Haru yo, Koi
Synonyms: Men & Women Wish for a Spring Romance, Frills
Japanese: 春よ、来い

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 96
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 1999 to Jun 2003
Authors: Saki, Kaori (Story & Art)
Serialization: Uppers (Kodansha)

Statistics

Score: 7.451 (scored by 1698 users)
Ranked: #44742
Popularity: #1500
Members: 3,108
Favorites: 40
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drama ecchi

Synopsis

Mafuyu Sone was caught petting a girl at school and is sent to live with her brother Takashi in Tokyo. Takashi's hospitality is sorely tested when the other girl, Sae Shirai, also shows up. Sae has been disowned by her parents and has nowhere else to go. Just as Takashi is finally getting used to the situation, feelings cool between Mafuyu and Sae. Decency forces Takashi to act like a big brother for the distraught Sae, but he discovers this means trouble for his own relationship with Mariko Abe. (Source: ANN)

Vol. 11 contains two extra non-story chapters titled "Frills".


Characters

 Sae
Shirai, Sae
Main
 Takashi
Sone, Takashi
Main
 Mafuyu
Sone, Mafuyu
Main
 Misaho
Matsuda, Misaho
Supporting
 Ami
Oostuka, Ami
Supporting


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Sep 21, 2009
diedrupo
Just finished reading all of Haru yo Koi. I remember first hearing about this manga back when only the first few chapters were scanslated, and fast forward a few years, I finally have the chance to read the whole thing, and I must say, Saki Kaori, though known more for his pornographic comics, really knows how to tell a heartful story.

Haru yo Koi, despite the initial premise, is really about the main character Sone and his various relationships. We see his first real girlfriend, and then his side girlfriend, and we see the end of those relationships. Fast forward and we see another two girls read more
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Jan 8, 2014
LyssusX
This manga just pisses me off.

Read it for the yuri, enjoyed it quite a bit in the beginning. But I should have stopped after chapter 6 because then everything just turns to shit when the mangaka makes all the main characters literally fuck everybody they meet.

Chapter 7 dropped all of my hopes of this being a great, hilarious yuri manga. The mangaka clearly does not understand sexuality because she failed to get that gay girls DO NOT FUCK GUYS WHEN THEY ARE DENIED BY THE GIRL THEY LIKE. THAT DOES NOT HAPPEN. THAT IS NOT THE MEANING OF YURI AND LESBIANS.

In spite of this ridiculous read more
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Apr 20, 2015
mnmike2002
A dramatic seinen manga about the twists and turns of an emotionally immature college student's love life that isn't quite as good as the sum of its parts.

For most of the manga, the focus is on four main characters:

- Takashi: The aforementioned student, who is living alone until the start of the story, until his sister (and his sister's female lover) move in with him.

- Mafuyu: Takashi's sister, a high school student experimenting with sex and love for the first time.

- Sae: Mafuyu's bisexual girlfriend, who has dropped out of high school and is chasing her lover.

- Mariko: A girl with a crush on read more
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User Recommendations

The narrative in both of these titles is driven primarily by the exploration and enaction of lust by various characters. Both titles are for a mature demographic given that sex is a recurring element.
Similar in that are multiple relationships with an unrequited love
An often exerted description of these two series is how they explore the concept of cheating. Given this focus, both titles are characterised by mature themes.
Very seinen type of romance series here, both stories are centered around young adult relationships and the interactions between characters.
Both we find our male protagonist in more than one mature relationship and his struggle in the matter of love. Koibana Onsen has an approach more love-like, Haru yo, Koi you find the male protagonist having an approach more sex-like "because" of love.
Two serious seinen manga about a man struggling to reconcile his love (and lust) for two women.

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Poll: Haru yo, Koi Chapter 73 Discussion
Faust721
6 replies by bilun »»
09-17-14, 9:14 AM
Are the protagonist yuri or not?
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02-18-14, 7:18 PM

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