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Hotarubi no Mori e

Hotarubi no Mori e

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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
Genres: Drama, Romance, Shoujo
Authors: Midorikawa, Yuki (Story & Art)
Serialization: LaLa


Score: 8.321 (scored by 4521 users)
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Ranked: #2962
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Popularity: #603
Members: 9,059
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Chapters: /4


1. Hanauta Nagaruru (Overhearing a Flower Song)
2. Hotarubi no Mori e (Into the Forest of Fireflies' Light)
3. Kurukuru Ochiba (The Fallling of Autumn Leaves)
4. Hibi, Fukaku (Deepening the Scar)


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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 read more
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Aug 5, 2013
This manga is irregular. It includes four one-shots, some better than others. The art is not my favorite style, but it is ok.

The second story (Hotaru no mori e) must be one of the best one-shots I've read. Hotaru gets lost in the forest and a boy called Gin, who is really a spirit, helps her find her way home. They become friends; they start meeting every summer holiday, and grow each year closer. But she cannot touch him, or he will disappear. A really beautiful sad story.
It was made an anime, with the same name, which is also very good, with nice read more
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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 ...read 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 i...read more

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