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Japanese: dear


Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 66
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 26, 2002 to Nov 26, 2007
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Gangan Wing
Authors: Fujiwara, Cocoa (Story & Art)


Score: 7.651 (scored by 13071,307 users)
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Ranked: #19332
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Popularity: #4699
Members: 4,184
Favorites: 60


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Volumes: /12
Chapters: /66


Chiruha lives alone in a small secluded house deep in a mountainous forest, the TV her only connection to the outside world. After years of watching and dreaming of what life must be like in the outside world, she has gathered up her courage to venture out and explore the local village. However, she must be careful not to stand out among the humans, for Chiruha holds a secret...

Kisara also holds a secret...and a grudge. He's searching for who—or whatever cursed him, and he may have finally found the answer...

(Source: Tsuzuku Jinsei)


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Dear is a mixture of romance, a very small bit of drama, comedy and action, with an art that keeps getting better with each volume.

The two first volumes are what make most people give up, because they revolve around the plot described in the synopsis (Chiruha and her secret, Kisara and his grudge). After that it gets much better. Another five main characters (from the prequel) are introduced, each with problems that will end up uniting them ...
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