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Synonyms: Love Mate, Suzukaze
Japanese: 涼風
English: Suzuka
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 171
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 18, 2004 to Sep 19, 2007
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Romance Romance, Sports Sports, Ecchi Ecchi
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Seo, Kouji (Story & Art)


Score: 7.861 (scored by 2438924,389 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #10772
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #334
Members: 49,643
Favorites: 1,848


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Volume 1


Easygoing and energetic Yamato Akitsuki is ready to start his high school life in Tokyo. Having been invited by his aunt to stay rent-free at her housing complex, he unhesitatingly accepts her offer. But unbeknownst to him, the boarding house is actually an all-girls dormitory.

Upon visiting his new school, Yamato catches sight of a girl training for the high jump. Amazed by her athletic ability and beauty, he yearns to learn more about her. To his fortune, this girl, Suzuka Asahina, lives right next door to him—but all of their encounters thus far has given Suzuka a bad impression of him. In spite of the constant misunderstandings, Yamato still joins the track team with the intent of impressing her and soon discovers he has the potential to become a top hundred-meter sprinter. With friendship, and possibly love on the line, Yamato trains his heart out in order to win over the girl he loves.

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Suzuka was published in English up to volume 15 by Del Rey from August 29, 2006 to August 31, 2010. Kodansha USA published digitally all 18 volumes of the series from October 11, 2016 to February 21, 2017.



May 8, 2022
"There's no way I could like this manga, right? I mean c'mon...It's from the mid 2000s, and the reviews seem to be mixed!"

I said this to myself on an uneventful Wednesday evening. 4 days later, on a Saturday, I've finished the entire emotional journey Suzuka had to offer. I'm a big fan of Seo's works - I actually got introduced to Kimi no Iru Machi first before anything else, but I just love his art and the emotional plot twists/story-telling he incorporates, so I thought I'd give Suzuka a try after much debate. Needless to say, throughout its ups and downs, I don't regret reading ...
Feb 25, 2019
Mixed Feelings
I was not realy going to write a review because i am not really good at this and my grammer is not the greatest, but this manga left me with kind of a strange feeling afterwards so here it is. I tried my best hope you find it helpful.

Short version.

The good:
- The art is nice
- The girls are al really wel drawn and cute
- The emotional moments really hit you and pay off.
- I really enjoyed the later part of the series and the ending.

Feb 3, 2023

Yamamoto moves to Tokyo with his aunt and ends up living with a bunch of women including the female MC which inspires him to try track and field. He then finds out that he’s good at track and field and partakes in competitions and whatnot. The sports/slice of life part is great and all but what pisses me off is the love interest being bipolar every few chapters. SUZUKA IS THE WORST LOVE INTEREST/FEMALE MC EVER! So much so that I had to write a review to warn you

Yamamoto is a perfectly fine flawed MC but ...

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