Sugar Sugar Rune
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Sugar Sugar Rune

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Synonyms: Sugar² Rune
Japanese: シュガシュガルーン
English: Sugar Sugar Rune
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 46
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 2, 2003 to Apr 3, 2007
Genres: Award Winning Award Winning, Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Nakayoshi
Authors: Anno, Moyoco (Story & Art)


Score: 7.611 (scored by 49754,975 users)
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Ranked: #21812
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Popularity: #1721
Members: 11,112
Favorites: 473


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Volumes: /8
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The queen of the Magical World is selected through a competition in which two young witches travel to the Human World to gather the hearts of boys who fall in love with them. This time, best friends Chocolat Meilleure and Vanilla Mieux, the daughters of the previous queen candidates, enroll in a human school in order to commence the challenge. Aided by their familiar spirits and mentor Rockin Robin, the young witches learn to adjust to human life as each aims to become the next queen.

Chocolat, who is popular with boys in the Magical World, finds that her strategies do not work well for capturing human hearts. In contrast, Vanilla's quiet and shy personality seems to make her the center of attraction. To make matters more complicated, a mysterious boy by the name of Pierre Tempête de Neige seems to be after Chocolat's heart. The two witches' friendship is put to the test as the competition intensifies.

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Suger Sugar Rune won the 29th Kodansha Manga Awards in the children's manga category.

The series was published in English by Del Rey from September 27, 2005 to September 30, 2008. On July 11, 2015, Udon Entertainment revealed that they had re-licensed the series for release in English. A release date has yet to be announced for the first volume.

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Apr 25, 2021
Sugar sugar rune is a manga I stumbled across by chance when I saw it for sale and I decided to pick it up since the art was beautiful and incredibly unique, when I started to read it I quickly became obsessed.

Moyoco Anno has an interesting way of story telling, whilst in some places its predictable and cliché, it still is an easy and fun read. The characters are funny and likeable, the female characters are not typical shoujo stereotypes but are strong and independent and as a woman myself reading, its refreshing too see this plus they have great role models for young girls ...
Jun 24, 2016
One of the things that Moyoco Anno utilizes extremely well is her sublime sense of space. I think this applies to everyone within the Kyoko Okazaki tradition, although I’ve only really seen a few others. Their panels are ridiculously packed with every kind of decoration, tons and tons of side-jokes, and provide non-stop stimulation to the senses while creating this incredible visual tension by transitioning from fragmented frames to large spreads. I bet anybody aiming to get into the industry or make their own work could learn a ton simply by analyzing the frame-structure of those like Anno and George Asakura.

The result of such a ...
Apr 29, 2015
I liked the premise. The day-to-day collecting hearts stories were so adorable. Puppy love in its purest form makes me smile. The love or hearts collected weren't solely romantic either. I thought it was great that they collected friendship and other forms of love. However, I did not care for the shy character turns evil arc at all. I found it unneeded and waited patiently for it to finish. I usually like that trope but just not here.

As far as plot twists go, Sugar Rune kept things interesting. I frantically turned pages when Vanilla and Chocolat's backstories and births were revealed. I still want to ...

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