Nettaigyo wa Yuki ni Kogareru
A Tropical Fish Yearns for Snow
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Nettaigyo wa Yuki ni Kogareru

Alternative Titles

English: A Tropical Fish Yearns for Snow
Japanese: 熱帯魚は雪に焦がれる


Type: Manga
Volumes: 9
Chapters: 34
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 27, 2017 to Mar 27, 2021
Genres: SchoolSchool, Shoujo AiShoujo Ai, Slice of LifeSlice of Life, SeinenSeinen
Authors: Hagino, Makoto (Story & Art)
Serialization: Dengeki Maoh


Score: 7.801 (scored by 32573,257 users)
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Ranked: #11602
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Popularity: #1058
Members: 12,627
Favorites: 327
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After her father traveled overseas for work, Konatsu Amano moved to Iyo-Nagahama to live with her aunt. On the way to her aunt's house, she gets dragged into her new high school's aquarium open house. It is there where she meets Koyuki Honami, a pretty upperclassman. After encountering each other a few more times, the girls quickly become infatuated with one another. In an attempt to get closer to Koyuki, Konatsu joins the aquarium club, which previously had Koyuki as the only member.

Konatsu and Koyuki are similar in many ways. They both feel an acute sense of loneliness, are kind and thoughtful, and yet are also reserved and stubborn. The latter qualities make the girls hesitant to share their feelings, leading to complications in their friendship. To move forward, the girls will have to figure out what they mean to each other and how to navigate their emotions. Will loneliness remain their sole companion, or will Konatsu and Koyuki find the courage to face themselves and each other?

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Nettaigyo wa Yuki ni Kogareru has been published in English as A Tropical Fish Yearns for Snow by VIZ Media since November 12, 2019.


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Jul 18, 2021
810Teams (All reviews)
“I’m okay. I’ll be all right by myself.” - Konatsu Amano

Loneliness, what is it even about? How does it feel to be special to someone? Nettaigyo wa Yuki ni Kogareru contains those answers.

The story starts off calm and fresh, beginning with Konatsu alone moving to Nagahama, a seaside town located in the Ehime prefecture. Transferring to Nanahama High School, Konatsu meets Koyuki, a 2nd-year student and a president of the Aquarium club, then their life begins to change forever.

The story is mainly about the junior-senior relationship between Konatsu and Koyuki. Having them together makes the story great, separating one of them apart makes the story read more
Jul 9, 2021
Canaan (All reviews)
First review for a Manga but i felt i needed to as it was one that i had high hopes for...

i just finished reading this and saw that its not actually shoujo ai because the author said its not shoujo ai even tho its that on mal. (And i agree it should be a shoujo ai!)

I honestly did have high hopes for this series and i felt like the author had led us on at the very beginning with these girls that felt like they could have something more. (I mean i never act that flustered round a 'friend') i loved the beginning how read more
Mar 28, 2021
DarkInsomnia57 (All reviews)

Welp, the infamous A Tropical Fish Yearns for Snow is over. As one of the people pushing this series earlier in its run, I regret doing so. I'm sorry to anyone who got sucked up into this sad-fest.

Clearly, obviously, for anyone who has eyes to see and ears to hear, Tropical Fish was a yuri manga from the get-go. The characters have a romantic rendezvous on a tropical island, have a date with yukatas, and everyone is going "Squeee!" in excitement as their relationship is close to beginning.

And then, in a complete blindside, the two are broken up. They both get read more
Jul 13, 2018
SovietWeeb (All reviews)
I found this story by chance when I was looking at a Yuri Manga's recommendation list. I'm kind of sad I wouldn't have found this otherwise.

To put it simply. This is probably my favorite Slice of Life Yuri manga I've read. Most of the time, Slice of Life Yuri will always be badly paced and boring.

But this story avoids this problem by having nice characters, Storytelling and Pacing.

I love how the story managed to portray how alone the girls feel at the start. It didn't come across as fake or forced and I actually ended up feeling empathy for them.

I'm also a fan read more

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