Hotarubi no Mori e
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Hotarubi no Mori e

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Into the Forest of Fireflies' Light, Hanauta Nagaruru, Kurukuru Ochiba, Hibi, Fukaku
Japanese: 蛍火の杜へ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 4
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 10, 2002 to Mar 24, 2003
Genre: Romance Romance
Theme: Iyashikei Iyashikei
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: LaLa
Authors: Midorikawa, Yuki (Story & Art)


Score: 8.051 (scored by 95139,513 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #6552
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #884
Members: 20,958
Favorites: 283


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Chapters: /4


1. Hanauta Nagaruru
2. Hotarubi no Mori e
3. Kurukuru Ochiba
4. Hibi, Fukaku



May 19, 2012
[pertaining to the main story:Hotarubi no Mori e]

This is the most beautiful heartbreak I've ever read. Before going into detail, I want to warn the readers about some [spoilers] in this review. First of all, if you want to take a break from too much mushy shoujo mangas, I would recommend this. But I don't recommend it for the faint hearted.

So I was just chilling one day, lurking the myanimelist, when all of a sudden I came across this manga. I was like "oh so cool. I bet they're going to put a cliche at the end where she still ...
Mar 30, 2018
Mixed Feelings
Warning: There’s some huge spoiler ahead so read at your own risk.

I first knew about this manga when I accidentally watched a fan made music video of its film adaptation. I did tell you on some of my previous reviews that I love heartbreaking stories, and when I found out that Hotarubi no Morie E is one of them, I instantly added it in my TBR.

I didn’t really read the sypnosis when I added this one to my TBR coz at that time, I didn’t see any reason why I should be. I love the graphics and the story was kind of heartbreaking and that’s ...
Dec 31, 2021
Hi and welcome to another part of the „Is this actually good or is it highly rated just thanks to a more popular related work?“ series.

Hotarubi no Mori e is a collection of four stories. The famous and titular one that got adapted into movie, and other tree that you probably never heard about this. That is not surprising, as I have pretty much nothing to say about those first three. Uninteresting, of questionable point and way too little happen in them even for their short duration for me to comment on them more in this review. Getting the insignificant ones out of the way, ...

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Recent News

Hotarubi no Mori e Wins the 66th Mainichi Film Award

According to the official website, Hotarubi no Mori e has won the Best Animation Film Award in the 66th Mainichi Film Concours. The Blu-ray and the DVD of the anime more

Anime Movie of Manga Hotarubi no Mori e Announced

According to LaLa magazine, Midorikawa Yuki's manga Hotarubi no Mori e was announced to get an anime movie adaptation. It will premier this year. The director more

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