Hirunaka no Ryuusei
Daytime Shooting Star
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Hirunaka no Ryuusei

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Synonyms: The Daytime Shooting Star, Hirunaka no Ryusei, Cookie Girl Cream Boy, Tsuyu Kaoru, A Love Story in Moist Rainy Days, Heroine no Ryuusei, More than Words
Japanese: ひるなかの流星
English: Daytime Shooting Star
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 86
Status: Finished
Published: May 20, 2011 to Nov 5, 2014
Genre: Romance Romance
Themes: Love Polygon Love Polygon, School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Margaret
Authors: Yamamori, Mika (Story & Art)


Score: 8.201 (scored by 4238342,383 users)
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Ranked: #4142
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Popularity: #146
Members: 91,650
Favorites: 5,627

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Suzume Yosano has spent the entire 15 years of her life in the countryside, so when her parents decide to move overseas for work and leave her with her uncle in Tokyo, she finds herself in a whole new environment. On the way to her uncle's house, however, she gets lost and faints.

Waking up safely at her uncle's house, she learns that a strange man had carried her there and that he happens to be an acquaintance of her uncle. Moreover, when Suzume goes to her new school for the first time, she discovers that the weird man in question, named Satsuki Shishio, is actually her homeroom teacher! Now, Suzume must adapt to her new school and make friends, since her blossoming high school life in the city has just begun!

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Included one-shots:
Volume 5: Cookie Girl Cream Boy
Volume 6: Tsuyu Kaoru
Volume 7: Heroine no Ryuusei (Crossover one-shot with Heroine Shikkaku)
Volume 9: More than Words
Volume 11: Hibi Ryuusei (Crossover one-shot with Hibi Chouchou)


Hirunaka no Ryuusei was published in English as Daytime Shooting Star by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint from July 2, 2019 to May 4, 2021. The series was also published in Spanish by Planeta Comic from October 17, 2017 to January 23, 2020, and in Polish as Gwiazda spadająca za dnia by Waneko from April 18, 2016 to February 21, 2018.

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Nov 28, 2013
"You're my daytime shooting star."

Falling in love has been likened many times to being on a rollercoaster—it has its ups, its downs, its twists and turns. But an amusement park ride always comes to an end eventually, then you're left to wait in a long line before you get the opportunity to ride again. That metaphor is strangely appropriate, especially for this manga. It's not just about falling in love the first time—it's about picking up the pieces when the first time doesn't work, and eventually learning how to fall in love again.

The synopsis is deceptively simplistic in that it reads like any other school, ...
Jul 23, 2017
Mixed Feelings

The very first time I read this manga I was excited, the art was amazing, the characters were funny and the plot was interesting. Boy and Girl meet for the first time, that encounter changes everything for both of them, typical plot for a shoujo manga. But Boy turns out to be a teacher and Girl is his student, another typical plot for shoujo manga. But what makes this manga readable is that it is a manga with a lot of common sense sans the main heroine.

Most people find Susume refreshing, I didn't. First, find me a higschool girl nowadays who acts like her, dates ...
Sep 9, 2020
Regretted re-reading after all these years.

Surely piqued my interest because of the art. Hands down for me. There's also a nice variation of character design and you can recognize them properly.

Started strong, with female MC having a unique character unlike the overused weak type, but then ended up not facing the issues head on as opposed to how she's supposed to be. I appreciate how the author weigh in the consequences student-teacher relationship hence Shishio's path of action. The issue is with how the 2nd male lead was developed, it's shallow, his actions doesn't go well with how his character was built.

I'd say the ...

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