Ao Natsu
That Blue Summer
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Ao Natsu

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Japanese: 青Ao-Natsu夏
English: That Blue Summer
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 39
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 13, 2013 to Aug 12, 2017
Genre: Romance Romance
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Bessatsu Friend
Authors: Nanba, Atsuko (Story & Art)


Score: 7.041 (scored by 227227 users)
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Ranked: #71982
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Popularity: #11115
Members: 1,110
Favorites: 2
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That Blue Summer
Volume 1


Rio was looking forward to spending her summer vacation in Tokyo, meeting boys and going out with friends. But after a change of plans forces her to stay the (whole!!) summer with her grandmother in the countryside, she's devastated... until she meets Ginzo, a handsome, mysterious guy with incredible talent and a hidden past...

(Source: Kodansha USA)


Ao Natsu was published digitally in English as That Blue Summer by Kodansha USA from January 7, 2020 to August 18, 2020.

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Oct 14, 2020
Stranger_Hanyo (All reviews)
I read Ao Natsu on a night, and I thought I'd read a few chapters and then leave it for the next day. What actually happened was, I binge read the whole series that night.

Why you ask? Is it not just another of those shojo romances where the heroine goes kyaah and the hero swoops down every now and then and kisses her? Nope. Ao Natsu is a real breakaway from the usual shojo romances. I mean you have the typical high school romance setting and all, but it's so much better.

For starters, there's no stupid drama and love triangles! God bless! The story read more


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