Hanamaru Youchien
Hanamaru Kindergarten
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Hanamaru Youchien

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Japanese: はなまる幼稚園
English: Hanamaru Kindergarten
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 102
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 1, 2006 to Oct 21, 2011
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Theme: Childcare Childcare
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Gangan
Authors: Yuuto (Story & Art)


Score: 7.441 (scored by 10641,064 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #33572
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Popularity: #5519
Members: 3,646
Favorites: 27

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MangaYoung GanganYuuto (Story & Art)
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Volumes: /11
Chapters: /102


Anzu is a kindergartener with a massive crush on her teacher Tsuchida. Tsuchida clearly prefers Yamamoto, a young woman who handles the class next door, and Anzu has two gal pals to help her out: shy Koume and eccentric Hiiragi.


Tsuchida, Satsuki
Anzu's Father


Sep 5, 2018
Now that this series is fully translated, I thought I'd write a review.

Hanamaru Youchien follows the daily lives and relationships of 3 kindergarten teachers, Tsuchida, Yamamoto, and Kusano, as well as several of their students, including Anzu, Hiiragi, and Koume.

As the characters do their best at the kindergarten, all kinds of funny and cute things happen and they work towards catching the attention of whoever they like, whether that's one of their coworkers, classmates, or teachers.

While the plot doesn't progress very quickly, most characters are fleshed out throughout the story, and nothing feels particularly rushed.

The art is ...
Jul 22, 2019
I think this little series that doesn't go on too long to outstay its welcome, due to the simplistic nature of ending ( not a bad thing).

Is this series a gem like Gakuen Babysitters while no, in terms of the cute factor. But is it as well comedy and a slice of life nearly as well as the Yotsuba well nope. Yotsuba is the highest standard when it comes to that type of series, however, is this a fun excellent manga yes it is.

If you're reading this series for the plot, well i suggest u don't bother as they are hardly any ...
May 9, 2020
tl;dr: A lighthearted and cute manga filled with a series of short stories about various children in a kindergarten and their teachers.

This manga is really cute and amusing. It composed of a bunch of small stories without any major plot threads or character arcs. These stories feature the same characters and setting so obviously a lot of elements do carry through out, but these are generally just the basis for or in the background of the stories, and in general it’s not like the stories in the manga actually progress any of these elements. Rather, for the most part, where things are when a character ...

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