Aono-kun ni Sawaritai kara Shinitai
I Want to Hold Aono-kun so Badly I Could Die
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Aono-kun ni Sawaritai kara Shinitai

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Synonyms: I Want to Die Because I Want to Touch Aono
Japanese: 青野くんに触りたいから死にたい
English: I Want to Hold Aono-kun so Badly I Could Die
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Dec 24, 2016 to ?
Genres: Horror Horror, Romance Romance, Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Afternoon
Authors: Shiina, Umi (Story & Art)


Score: 7.501 (scored by 775775 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #28652
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3047
Members: 6,312
Favorites: 69

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Yuuri Kariya is an airhead who falls head-over-heels in love with Ryuuhei Aono after their very first meeting. Yuuri's happiness knows no bounds when Aono surprisingly ends up agreeing to go out with her, and thus she starts to enjoy her perfect relationship with her perfect boyfriend. Alas, misfortune strikes when only two weeks into their relationship, Aono tragically dies in an accident. But is something as simple as death really enough to keep the two lovers apart?

Aono-kun ni Sawaritai kara Shinitai follows the daily lives of these sweethearts, telling a heartwarming love story of two souls going beyond life and death.

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Aono-kun ni Sawaritai kara Shinitai has been digitally published in English as I Want to Hold Aono-kun so Badly I Could Die by Kodansha Comics USA since October 24, 2017.



Apr 15, 2020
Preliminary (25/? eps)
my first ever review, here i go!

A blend of dark romance, horror, mystery, and comedy. which are my favorite genres to read. aono-kun no sawaritai kara shinitai did an amazing job in blending those genres together in story and art, the transmission from a genre moment into a different genre moment was smooth and doesn't feel out of place or forced at all. the simple artstyle fits the transmission of genre where it can get funny to creepy instantly and smoothly.

the story itself kept me hooked with more and more mystery to solve. I can't really go into details to avoid spoilers. What i love ...
Sep 3, 2022
Preliminary (43/? eps)
man... how long have i wished for a good horror romcom?

i know there's plenty out there but they always seem to get the balance off one way or another. "i want to hold aono-kun so badly i could die", however, is an impeccably well-done blend of seinen and shoujo ideals. the way that umi shiina has crafted this narrative that could so easily have wound up cheesy or disgusting in a lesser author's hands is just... outstanding. i seriously wanna kiss her brain for coming up with something that lines up so well with my tastes. there's not a single thing in this manga i ...
Jul 27, 2020
Preliminary (25/? eps)
This is one of those stories that capture you completely. It starts like a simple story, and then the climax grows and grows. I read 25 chapters in two days -- I could not stop. The only bad thing about it is that it's ongoing, and now that I read all the available chapters I feel like I'm in withdrawal. Amazing story, living characters. The mangaka is creating a masterwork. My hope is that she will treat her characters well to the very end.

Another aspect that I find amazing is that the elements of the story match perfectly with what I have been reading in ...

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