Hana yori Dango
Boys Over Flowers
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Hana yori Dango

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Synonyms: HYD, Boys Over Flowers: Jewelry Box, End of the Century
Japanese: 花より男子
English: Boys Over Flowers
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 37
Chapters: 244
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 1992 to Apr 2008
Genres: Award Winning Award Winning, Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Margaret
Authors: Kamio, Yoko (Story & Art)


Score: 7.911 (scored by 1128011,280 users)
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Ranked: #9532
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Popularity: #685
Members: 25,214
Favorites: 1,166


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Tsukushi Makino, a working-class girl, attends an elite elevator school called Eitoku Academy, populated by children from rich, high-society families. She is the "weed" of the school surrounded by all the rich kids including the "Flower" Four (F4). The F4 leader and son of the wealthiest, most powerful family in Japan, Tsukasa Domyoji, takes an interest in Tsukushi, because she is the only girl at Eitoku who doesn't fawn over him. However, his hot-headed nature and bullying ways are originally a major turn-off for Tsukushi, who has her sights set on someone else.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Included one-shot:
Volume 1: End of the Century


Hana yori Dango won the 41st Shogakukan Manga Award for best shoujo manga in 1995.

The series was published in English as Boys Over Flowers by VIZ Media from August 6, 2003 to June 9, 2009. It was also published in Spanish by Planeta Cómic as No me lo digas con flores from 2004 to 2010. The same publisher is releasing the kanzenban edition on September 17, 2017.

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May 25, 2013
Hana Yori Dango is the first shoujo manga I read, therefore it always hold a special place for me. If you have seen the anime or any of its drama adaptations, you should definitely check out this manga as well.

In the times when feminism is yet to conquer Japan, Makino Tsukushi (the heroine) retaliates against the F4's bullying. Yes, I'm aware that she doesn't have the fighting skills of Wonder Woman but what makes her strong is the strength of her spirit. She's spunky, independent, hard-working, refuses to be a subject of social humiliation and stands up for what she believes is right - traits ...
Nov 6, 2010
Mixed Feelings
To be honest, I was really expecting more out of this manga. I had heard so much ranting and raving from the readers, but the art was very disturbing (epecially domouji's hairy) and the story was shallow. It's hard to explain, but i felt as if the characters were being developed too quickly, and there were too many problems all piled up at once.

The japanese show turned me on more than this manga did
May 9, 2013
Hana Yori Dango (Boys Over Flowers) is a excellent example of why not all things popular are good. (In fact, they're usually the furthest thing away from being good).

Hana Yori Dango is long running manga considered to be the cream of the crop of Shoujo series in Japan. It has spawned several TV dramas in different countries, an anime series and three movies, one of which is an anime. It's story is very well known in many Asian countries, and is very much beloved and popular as well.

It is also the best selling Shoujo manga of all time in Japan, having sold 54 million ...

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Is there anyone who read this old manga?
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