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Hana*Koi  
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Description
Enjouji Takumi is a rickshaw driver from the city that has been hired to work in a small town. Meeting the exquisitely beautiful (but rather clueless) Hana is a stroke of luck, and when he ends up working with Hana, Takumi's in heaven. But the "flower of the town" has many admirers...

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
ハナコイ
花戀
花色之恋
Hana Koi
Lovely Flower

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.Extra by Biblo Eros (1919d ago)
v.1 c.4 by Liquid Passion (1954d ago)
v.1 c.3 by Biblo Eros (1999d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (184 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.08 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 19th 2013, 9:03pm PST


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Year
2008

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Serialized In (magazine)
Chara Selection (Tokuma Shoten)

Licensed (in English)
No

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #964 increased(+239)
Monthly Pos #2299 increased(+171)
3 Month Pos #3018 increased(+840)
6 Month Pos #4842 increased(+122)

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On 168 reading lists
On 94 wish lists
On 673 completed lists
On 10 unfinished lists
On 159 custom lists

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Adorable   
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by Embracing Madness
September 3rd, 2014, 11:30am
Those big eyes! That oblivious look! That cute eating habits! Hana's the most insanely adorable manga character I've ever seen. He's not a realistic character, for sure, but I can't care about that as I'm rolling around in laughter at all the sweet dumb things he does.
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Romantic, cute~   
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by Sami_chan
November 12th, 2013, 8:45am
The memorable point of this series is Hana, I think? He looks so honest and innocent and then at time he suddenly acts on his own world that is quite interesting to see ^^ I always have a soft spot for polite and silent kid, especially when they're a little weird, just so cute~

Oh and what kind of monkey that Hana always brings with? I don't like monkey but that one looks so tiny and funny~

... Last updated on November 12th, 2013, 8:47am
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Cute   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Namiya
July 6th, 2012, 2:54pm
The art isn't mine, and Hana's a bit boringly portrayed (I don't mind a silent, shy, introvert and innocent character at all but the way he is always seen with the 1 same face comes across a bit too boring for my taste) but the story is quite nice!
It's a cute plot, nothing bad happening, happy end, yay!
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Feel good romance without the Gag.   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by MightyMaeve
October 28th, 2009, 2:58pm
So far, this is my most favourite Kano-sensei piece. It is a joy, I agree, Rantipole!

Hana is such a bizarrely interesting character: he seems so vapid at times, like a puppy that stares at you blankly, but then surprises you with his fierce, sure-footed reactions. He is so matter-of-fact and unconcerned with society. He does his own thing, like sitting on a city road median --the only place with a little grass and shubbery-- for a traditional tea. God, I swooned when Takumi held him in one arm. Takumi himself was interesting with his unusual gentlemanly and diplomatic personality with all the swooning fan girls and townsfolk alike: truly a sincere charmer. He was strong and beautiful and pure hearted, but not so pure as to not identify his 'needs' *_^.

The love scenes are sweet and tender. They even gave me little butterflies and they were so...so...consensual. I was surprised, but I adored them. They were very affecting.

The art is recognizable --which I appreciate, since there are so many mangaka that blur together. The large, inverted pie-shaped heads, the huge eyes and the tiny chin of the uke all add up to be super-exaggerated, but lovely and elegant. Long limbs for both uke and seme, but broad back for the seme. Traditional but it works with this pretty story of the flower boy.

It's like a BL version of City Mouse and Country Mouse...sorta kinda. Whatever it is , it works!

... Last updated on October 28th, 2009, 2:59pm
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A joy to read!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by rantipole
October 26th, 2009, 7:02am
I can't believe no one has commented on this manga -- It makes me happy every time I read it! Yes, the uke is girly, pure hearted and sweet -- but he also has a certain basic dignity that makes him totally awesome. It's the reason he gets so much respect from all the other characters (including the seme!)

If you want to be technical, the uke is a "yamato nadeshiko" -- a traditional type, with emphasis on sweetness, calm and an artistic personality. But what sets this manga apart is that we see him from the seme's point of view -- we see what's attractive about him. Instead of looking like a misfit, he comes across as independent, instinctive and honest.
Basically?
He rocks.
(... and I want to be like him!)
>.~

... Last updated on January 25th, 2010, 7:19am
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