Tsubasa to Hotaru
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Tsubasa to Hotaru

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Synonyms: Tsubasa and Hotaru, Stardust★Wink Bangai-hen: Sekai de Ichiban Semai Hoshi
Japanese: つばさとホタル


Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 55
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 3, 2013 to Nov 2, 2017
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Ribon Magazine
Authors: Haruta, Nana (Story & Art)


Score: 7.411 (scored by 38383,838 users)
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Ranked: #36992
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Popularity: #1405
Members: 13,906
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Tsubasa to Hotaru follows 15-year-old Tsubasa Sonokawa, a young student—and a renowned stalker? After one very romantic gesture by a popular upperclassman, she falls head over heels for who she believes to be her one true love. Unfortunately, love can be deceiving, as her feelings are soon proven to be one-sided; the upperclassman directly tells her that she's annoying and that she needs to stop bothering him. How's that for some tough love?

Shortly after this horrific heartbreak, her good friend Yuri suffers from a sprained wrist, making it impossible for her to continue her position as the basketball team's manager. After some coaxing on Yuri's part, Tsubasa decides to take on the role in her place. This may be the perfect opportunity for Tsubasa to move on and forget about her unrequited love.

On Tsubasa's first day as a manager, the team's shooting guard Aki Hidaka saves her from being hit by a ball. Is this another fateful encounter? Or just a random, meaningless event? One thing is for certain: Tsubasa's days will never be the same again.

Included one-shot:
Volume 1: Stardust★Wink Bangai-hen: Sekai de Ichiban Semai Hoshi


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Aug 3, 2020
When I first started reading this manga two years ago, I dropped it on the 9th chapter ( I don't remember why tho) But I finally finished it now

Let me talk about AKI. aki at first didn't really care about anything, as log as there's food, he's good to go. He was completely oblivious to the FL's feelings for him. To me, he is a really BORING character as the main lead, to the point where you'll really stop caring about him the more you read the story and it really sucks because he didn't really put a lot of effort in their ...
Aug 26, 2015
Preliminary (24/55 eps)
(Excuse my English) I really did enjoy this manga. At first I thought it was about a girl who builds a friendship with the whole basketball team but I then I figure out that's not the point of the story which I kinda wish it was but then I started reading more of it and I liked where the story was going. It's kinda what I expected but expect it includes romance which I also enjoy. I think in the middle of chapter three was when the story started getting interesting for me. I enjoy seeing Sonokawa relationship with Akkey how it will work out. ...
Apr 10, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (23/55 eps)
I would have rated this series higher, but the male lead is frustrating. It is understandable that he is focus on basketball, but the female leads confuses to him and he does not give her an answer. It seems like he likes her, because he seems to be slightly jealous when another guy comes into the picture. It seems it will turn out into another "I like my toy, but do not play with it, until someone else starts playing with it," childish possession.

As for the female lead, she is great. She is usually positive, straightforward and does almost everything 100%. ...

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