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Japanese: みかこさん


Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 221
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 29, 2009 to Oct 10, 2013
Genres: Romance Romance, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Theme: School School
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: None
Authors: Kyou, Machiko (Story & Art)


Score: 7.361 (scored by 554554 users)
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Ranked: #38912
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Popularity: #8126
Members: 1,917
Favorites: 33
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MangaKyou, Machiko (Story & Art)
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The future, romance, everything is "undecided," yet the remaining days of high school seem as if they'll be over in the blink of an eye. Mikako Ichimura, 17 years old. Midorikawa, the strange guy who now sits next to her after a seating change and oddly prefers red pencils. At first, Mikako didn't think much of it, but after learning that they both love the same band, their relationship begins to change bit by bit...

The day to day life of a 17 year girl woven together in a soft literary style.

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Mar 27, 2018
Mikako-san is incredibly bittersweet.

What the story boils down to is essentially a teen drama about relationships and finding one's place in the world, but it's the author's understated and poetic way of laying it all out and conveying what the characters are feeling that makes it so special. Through out the series are sprinkled symbols meant to relate to certain characters, colors like red for Mikako and green for Midorikawa, objects like the former's tube of candy or the latter's pencils. They're used incredibly effectively the first time, but even more so the fifth, it keeps referring back to these symbols in order to show ...
Apr 18, 2019
A very sweet and refreshing story. I liked every single page of it. The art is very beautiful. The characters feel so real you almost feel like you’re there with them. I would sometimes read a chapter several times because it somehow felt different every time. It’s a very simple story yet so intriguing. Mikako is a casual high school student. Midorikawa sits next to her. They aren’t particularly fond of each other at the beginning but with time they start to develop a special bond.
The only reason I didn’t finish it in one day was because I felt it would be a waste ...

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