Kyou no Kira-kun
Kira-kun Today
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Kyou no Kira-kun

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English: Kira-kun Today
Synonyms: Today's Kira-kun
Japanese: きょうのキラ君


Type: Manga
Volumes: 9
Chapters: 36
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 13, 2011 to Aug 11, 2014
Genres: Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Bessatsu Friend
Authors: Mikimoto, Rin (Story & Art)


Score: 7.921 (scored by 95039,503 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #8402
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #485
Members: 25,664
Favorites: 425

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Kira-kun Today
Volume 1


For one short year, haplessly awkward, cockatiel-toting Nino has to keep watch over class joker and nextdoor neighbor, Kira-kun. Can Kira-kun—who harbors a terrible secret—find it in himself to open up and learn something new from Nino, or will she be consumed by his world? Two fates intertwine to become the "closest love to Heaven."

(Source: Kodansha Comics USA)


Kyou no Kira-kun was published digitally in English as Kira-kun Today by Kodansha Comics USA from October 9, 2018 to July 9, 2019.

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Jul 18, 2019
Sammy_Lee (All reviews)
I found this manga by chance while scrolling through the "Romance" tag on a manga site.

I just spent the past 2 hours reading the entire series.

I have been in tears now for 20 minutes.

The story appears rather simple: boy meets girl, boy has a fatal illness and will die within a year. Despite the seemingly plain premise, what the story does so well, is making you fall in love with the characters.

While every character starts out plain or stereotypical, the depth of every one of them is simply so encapturing. Not only do they keep you turning the page, but they also read more
Dec 4, 2019
Roseblush (All reviews)
I honestly thought this manga would be your typical Shoujo manga (which I definitely do like) however this manga brought up so much more. The lead character is an introvert caused by a past trauma whose only friend is a bird. She befriends a boy in her class after finding out a very troubling secret about him. Under any other circumstances they would've probably never befriended each other.

The story is well-developed and the characters also develop throughout the story (especially the main character). What I also really love about this manga is that the author made the main male lead a crybaby. This is honestly read more
Aug 18, 2021
lunarsparkle9 (All reviews)
It’s a typical shoujo in many ways but there are some different factors such as a parrot character and the fact that the mc has a year left. Nino is a barely noticable girl who sits in the corner of the classroom and has a bird on her shoulder. She doesn’t want to be involved with people and thinks having her bird, family is good enough. On the opposite end, Kira is a person who looks down on people and is a playboy, doesn’t care about her feelings at first, also is a crybaby. On the earlier chapters, it made me mad because of some read more
Dec 5, 2020
todoroquekun (All reviews)
So I first found out about this series from instagram. From there, I read the summary of the story and it honestly captured my attention. Before this, most of the series I read are only the type that makes your heart go "kya kya" or "doki doki" but with the premise of this story, I was honestly in it for the tears. When I read the first chapter, I remembered how tears quickly ran down from my eyes, and just with that chapter alone, I was already prepared to be hurt from this melodrama series.

Well, I will say this, Kyou no Kira-kun is probably one read more

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