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Hanazakari no Kimitachi e

Hanazakari no Kimitachi e

Alternative Titles

English: Hana-Kimi: For You in Full Blossom
Synonyms: HanaKimi, The Thirsty Moon, The Cage of Summer, Natsu no Ori, Kawaki no Tsuki
Japanese: 花ざかりの君たちへ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 23
Chapters: 148
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 20, 1996 to Aug 20, 2004
Authors: Nakajo, Hisaya (Story & Art)
Serialization: Hana to Yume


Score: 8.421 (scored by 13237 users)
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Ranked: #1952
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Popularity: #163
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Volumes: /23
Chapters: /148


Japanese-American track-and-field star Mizuki has gotten herself to transfer to a high school in Japan...but not just any school! To be close to her idol, high jumper Izumi Sano, she's going to an all-guys' high school...and disguising herself as a boy! But as fate would have it, they're more than classmates...they're roommates! Now, Mizuki must keep her secret in the classroom, the locker room, and her own bedroom. And her classmates—and the school nurse—must cope with a new transfer student who may make them question their own orientation...

(Source: VIZ Media)

Included one-shots:
Volume 1: Natsu no Ori (The Cage of Summer)
Volume 4: Kawaki no Tsuki (The Thirsty Moon)


Hanazakari no Kimitachi e was published in English as Hana-Kimi by VIZ Media from September 7, 2004 to April 15, 2008. A 3-in-1 omnibus edition was also released from March 6, 2012 to April 1, 2014, wherein the final volume also included Hanazakari no Kimitachi e: After School.

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Apr 12, 2008
If you’re looking for a High School drama filled with yearning romance, hilarious situations, quite pretty art and boys who are (or think they are) gay, then this is the manga for you! There are photo shoots, bullying, beaches, treasure hunts, sports, with a little bit of alcohol and cross-dressing on the side. Great fun!

Story: For the story, I give it an 8. It was a good tale, if a little on the stale side with some of the plotlines. But only some! The overall ‘Girl likes Guy in High School’ plot is mixed up a bit with the main character (Mizuki) pretending to be read more
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Apr 21, 2008
If I were to describe Hana-Kimi in one word it would have to be: HILARIOUS. This manga is 75% of the time comedy filled. I guarantee, especially for those looking for a romantic high school drama, that Hana-Kimi will give you a run for your money.

Now, how many people will crossdress and secretly attend an all boys just to meet their idol? Not very many, although there might be those select few of you out there (How you pull that off is beyond me. n_n;; But good luck to you). Anyway... Miizuki Ashiya does just that. This somewhat simple gesture turns her world, also those read more
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Sep 6, 2007
Hana Kimi was overall a good manga! There were parts throughout the series where you'd laugh out loud and think "awww" and other times when you want to shout "stupid!".

However, i felt that there were a few chapters that were quite annoying.. and mostly like fillers~ overall, the story line is quite simple - the protagonist just keeps having different challenges thrown at her.

Furthermore, there are a little ecchi parts ;) but they are more sweet than perverted which gives the manga a good rating!

For those who like this manga i would recommend Koukou Debut - you'd love it =D

enjoy! ^^
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Nov 14, 2010
I must warn , I won't give this manga justice with my review.
I love gender benders so my review is also a little biased.

Mizuki wants nothing more than to meet Izumi Sano, she idolizes him and his high jump. Only problem is he's in Japan and she's in America. What's a girl to do? Cut her hair, lie to her parents and get admitted into his all boy school abroad? Yes! What she didn't expect was to be his roommate and that he is no longer the high jumper she admires. She made a promise not to leave until she saw his high read more
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