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Synonyms: Haru wa Sakura, Cherry Blossoms in Spring
Japanese: WANTED
English: Wanted
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 4
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 9, 2003 to Oct 9, 2004
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Romance Romance
Theme: Historical Historical
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: LaLa DX
Authors: Hino, Matsuri (Story & Art)


Score: 7.311 (scored by 58015,801 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #46762
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1893
Members: 10,215
Favorites: 53
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Volumes: /1
Chapters: /4


Armelia is an orphan girl who sings for work. One day, she met a boy, Luce, and fell in love with him. Unfortunately, Luce was kidnapped by the notorious pirate, Scar. Armelia swore to herself that one day she would rescue Luce. But the truth is not what she thought it was...

(Source: Sweet Lunacy)

Included one-shot: Haru wa Sakura


Wanted was published in English by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint on September 2, 2008.



Nov 13, 2009
Don't expect this manga to be a deep, intricatly plotted out shoujo romance, it's just a light, fun read.
The story may not be anything particularly special but it is fun. The main secrets of the book are told early on and the book is mainly made up of the pirate's adventures. It sort of reminds me of "Pirates of the Carribean" if it was a shoujo manga.
Hino's art is fantastic, the characters and their costumes look great.
Wanted is a good one volume work that might be worth your time if your looking for a light romantic shoujo manga to read.
Jul 21, 2010
WANTED (the first three chapters) is just a standard lovestory mixed with Pirates.

I give the story a seven. It is simple and standard, but that doesn't mean that it is bad. I loved to read something simple and plain.
The art is beautiful and I give it a nine! I love Matsuri's art and thats why I've started to read this and her other manga's. Sometimes it is confusing, because it is sometimes unclear.
The characters aren't that special. Armelia is just like every main character in story's like this. The same for Luce. There are also the same villains and so on. Six points.
I even ...
Jan 27, 2024
Mixed Feelings
It's a short manga, I can't expect a super story.
I believe that this manga would be a pleasant story if it had a relevant amount of chapters, so, of course, because it is very short, things happen very quickly, like the plot of ArmĂ©lia pretending to be a boy. But, well, trying to analyze the story without focusing on how quickly it happens, we have something that you don't always see, a romantic shoujo manga that takes place in the times of king and queen with pirates and knights, but, I admit that I have prejudice with the author of “Vampire Knight”, so I was ...

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