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Synonyms: Sakuragari, The Hunt for Cherry Blossoms, Cherry Blossom Hunting
Japanese: 櫻狩り


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 9
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 14, 2007 to Jan 14, 2010
Genres: Boys Love Boys Love, Drama Drama, Mystery Mystery, Supernatural Supernatural, Erotica Erotica
Theme: Historical Historical
Demographic: Josei Josei
Serialization: Rinka
Authors: Watase, Yuu (Story & Art)


Score: 8.131 (scored by 34393,439 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #2231
Members: 7,206
Favorites: 217

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Sakura-gari is a Taishou Era romantic story, ten years in the making. It centers around the 16-year-old Tagami Masataka as he aims to find his place in life. While attempting to start prep school as a rounin, he encounters Saiki Souma, the son of a distinguished noble of the Saiki Koushyaku family, and becomes part of the Saiki household.


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Jan 13, 2011
fiane (All reviews)
This is absolutely good. Likely the best yaoi manga I've ever read, well partly because I just can't bear nonsensical plot, characters and effortless art many can find in most yaoi manga.

Plot is very intense and dramatic, dealing with the ugliest part of individuals in terms of relationships all the while being coated with realism. It is a tragedy, a matter of sin and forgiveness, torture and comfort. Sex are not there to be drooled over, it is mostly very heart-wrenching and emotional. This storytelling is well planned, straight to the point and smooth.

Art is hands down gorgeous. 10 years in the making, they say. read more
Jun 30, 2011
Suzuhana (All reviews)
I'm sorry. Yuu Watase wrote what? That's right. She wrote yaoi. A shoujo yaoi. How does that work? (To be honest, I was confused.)

Story: Sakura Gari really is a gem. It's the first yaoi I've found in a really long time that wasn't ridiculous and oversexed with no plot to speak of whatsoever and unrealistic characters who scream out "No! Please stop!" while having sex but really want it in return (Because no means yes, obviously). There was a story here that had me reading it into the wee hours of the morning and had me thinking what a sick, twisted little thing throughout read more
Aug 8, 2018
Firechick12012 (All reviews)
So...I read about this on TVTropes and decided to read it on a whim. Not gonna lie, if you're expecting a sweet, fluffy shoujo romp full of warm feels and heartwarming moments, you're in the wrong place, because this manga is dark as all hell. Considering Yuu Watase, the mangaka behind manga such as Fushigi Yuugi and Ceres: Celestial Legend made this, it's honestly quite a shock. Normally, I'm not a fan of yaoi or shounen-ai, namely because many of the ones I've encountered were either too melodramatic, too silly, have weird views on romantic relationships, or pretty much have no plot and nothing else read more
Nov 19, 2015
ZeroAlice (All reviews)
Wow. i got mixed feelings for this manga.

If i have to describe it in one word, I say its, INTENSE.

not your typical yaoi manga. it has some DEEP, VERY DEEP story which mess up your feelings.

If you are a reader of yaoi or shounen ai genres, you can tell the difference in this manga. the story itself is pretty messed up but it has that ART that lets you finished reading it while having that "ominous" feeling the entire time.

I recommend it if you are an open reader and not so sensitive since this has some very sensitive issues in it and i might shock read more


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