Hatsukoi Lunch Box
Putting Heart into a Lunch Box
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Hatsukoi Lunch Box

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 初恋ランチボックス
English: Putting Heart into a Lunch Box
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 15
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 2, 2009 to ?
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Nakayoshi
Authors: Kodaka, Nao (Story & Art)


Score: 7.331 (scored by 859859 users)
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Ranked: #39002
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Popularity: #7438
Members: 1,789
Favorites: 11
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Despite the fact her mother's a model, (famous for being on the magazine Charisma Housewife), Sae's usually left home alone. And although she has what classmates call a 'sub-space stomach', Sae can't cook. In an attempt to help a friend with her love, Sae becomes closer with a classmate named Yuuki, who works at a cafe. Will Sae actually learn to cook? Will this closeness develop into a one or two-sided love?

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Apr 26, 2015
DellaDellsies (All reviews)
I love this manga. For soooo many reasons. It's so cute, funny, and entertaining. It's a little romance with food, what could go wrong?

Story: 9

It's about a girl who loves to eat and loves to help people. One day she decided she can help people by helping them make bentos for the people they like. But she really isn't a cook. So she enlists in the help of her classmate that she's all tsundere for and romance ensues.

It's kinda obvious how the story moves along. There's no real surprises, nothing too new to the general "I help other people but I can't help myself" read more
Feb 13, 2018
MONOII (All reviews)
There are two ways to see Hatsukoi Lunch Box. You can first see it as a sweet shoujo that tells the love story of two foodies. You may be disappointed, because it will certainly not bring you an hectic story. But you can see it for what it really is : an advertisement in a manga form.

   The story is centered on Sae, a schoolgirl who loves to eat. In each chapter, she helps her friends to conquer the hearts of their loved ones by showing them how to cook bento for them. To help her, she is accompanied by Yuki, her childhood friend, and her read more


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