Kimi ni Todoke
Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You
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Kimi ni Todoke

Alternative Titles

English: Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You
Synonyms: Reaching You, Mayuge no Kakudo wa 45° de, 45 Degree Eyebrows, 45° Eyebrows
Japanese: 君に届け


Type: Manga
Volumes: 30
Chapters: 125
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 11, 2005 to Nov 13, 2017
Genres: RomanceRomance, SchoolSchool, ShoujoShoujo, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Authors: Shiina, Karuho (Story & Art)
Serialization: Bessatsu Margaret


Score: 8.271 (scored by 3620936,209 users)
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Ranked: #3032
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Popularity: #83
Members: 92,011
Favorites: 4,298
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Kuronuma Sawako is completely misunderstood by her classmates. Her timid and sweet demeanor is often mistaken for malicious behavior. This is due to her resemblance to the ghost girl from "The Ring," which has led her peers to give her the nickname Sadako. Longing to make friends and live a normal life, she is naturally drawn to Kazehaya Shouta, the most popular guy in class, whose "100% refreshing" personality earns him great admiration from Sawako. So when Kazehaya starts talking to her, maybe there is hope for the friendships Sawako has always longed for. Maybe...there is even a little hope for some romance in her future.

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Included one-shot:
Volume 22: Mayuge no Kakudo wa 45° de (45° Eyebrows)


In 2008, Kimi ni Todoke won the 32nd Annual Kodansha Manga Award for Best Shoujo Manga and was nominated for the 1st Manga Taisho Award.

The series has been published in English as Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint since August 4, 2009.

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Apr 28, 2019
rainyspring (All reviews)
"Kimi ni Todoke", translated as "From Me to You" or "Reaching You" is one of the sweetest and most heartfelt stories I have ever read. After reading it for so many years, I couldn't stop myself from writing this review.

It's slow-paced, simple and delicate in the best of ways. I feel that it mirrors the pace of true high school life: little things happen day by day, inching slowly towards the end. It's a story about love, of course, but it's so much more than that. It's a story about expressing your emotions and love for others, all kinds of love: romantic, friendship & read more
May 3, 2019
BabyGirl06301 (All reviews)
So, this manga is probably one of the best your gonna get from this genre. At least, as I've found so far. I said this with the anime as well, but Kimi ni Todoke is as realistic as realistic get with romantic fiction, and that's really nice. I won't lie to you: if you don't like slow paced things, this manga will probably bore you more often than not. It does take the story extremely slow, so you need to be invested in the characters to care about what's happening.

Though, that really shouldn't be a problem, because all of the characters written for this manga read more
Jun 28, 2020
lisa_cap0b (All reviews)
I read this manga just after finishing "Ao Haru Ride," so I have something to immediately compare it to, and I want to say that this one was much, much better. Even though it's frustrating and slow at times, like high school love, it's still extremely refreshing and heart warming.

One of the main things that I enjoyed about the series was the lack of fan service and the focus on friendships along with romance. It isn't your average "shy unpopular girl and experienced popular boy fall for each other" story, specifically because the main character is a bit more than just shy. Because of read more
Aug 21, 2020
JoyToy (All reviews)
TL;DR at the bottom

The shoujo romance is one of the most popular stories published in the magazines of Japan. The story of a high school girl living a mundane life before one guy turns her life upside-down is a story that’s been done time and time again. But how different series differentiate themselves ultimately comes down to their starting conditions.

Kimi ni Todoke (From Me to You), written by Karuho Shiina is one of the longest and, arguably, the most successful. Whereas other series have fairly unrealistic and wacky premises, Kimi ni Todoke keeps it simple: the socially awkward girl Sawako Kuronoma, who’s never made read more

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