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Kimi ni Todoke  
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Sawako Kuronuma is the perfect heroine... for a horror movie. With her jet-black hair, sinister smile and silent demeanor, she's often mistaken for the haunting movie character Sadako. But behind her scary facade is a very misunderstood teenager. Too shy to fit in, all she wants to do is make some friends. But when a popular boy in class befriends her, she's sure to make more than just that--she's about to make some enemies too!

In 2008 it won the Best Shoujo Manga award in the 32nd Annual Kodansha Manga Award. The series was also nominated for the first Manga Taisho awards in 2008.


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Associated Names
الوصول إليك
너에게 닿기를
Arrivare a Te (italian)
From Me to You
Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You
Kimi ni Todoke: Que Chegue a Você
Nah bei dir (german)
Nguyện Ước Yêu Thương
Reaching You
Sawako (french)

Groups Scanlating
Dragon Voice Project
Fateful Encounters
Loyal Kiss

Latest Release(s)
c.96 by S2scans (11d ago)
c.95 by S2scans (83d ago)
c.94 by S2scans (90d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
23 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 11, Chap 46

User Reviews
Kimi Ni Todoke by tsubasa22
Kimi ni Todoke by torrentchan

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User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (1761 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.66 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 9th 2015, 3:29am PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Betsuma (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Viz (20 Volumes - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #276 decreased(-82)
Monthly Pos #177 increased(+60)
3 Month Pos #182 decreased(-27)
6 Month Pos #133 increased(+16)

List Stats
On 6851 reading lists
On 1693 wish lists
On 362 unfinished lists
On 749 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Serial Killers... what? 91 days, 23 hours, 48 minutes ago
[Poll] Is Kimi ni Todoke nearing its end? 866 days, 7 hours, 50 minutes ago
Why the heck is Kimi ni todoke on top?? 995 days, 6 hours, 3 minutes ago
Kimi ni Todoke: manga vs anime 1017 days, 7 hours, 21 minutes ago
Anime? 1339 days, 0 hours, 11 minutes ago

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A Good Manga   
Rating: N/A
by Guldvingar
January 2nd, 2015, 7:56am
I really really loved this manga at first, but then it got so sad, and I can't really bear the sadness, so I ended up sorta dropping it. Yet I still come back every now and then, can't seem to lave it alone in the end. I recommend it very much! It's a very good manga I think! So if you can handle a lot of heartaches definitely read, I can't…. :s
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At chapter 90   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by arouraleona
July 28th, 2014, 6:56am
I picked up this manga when it was already 90 chapters in. Had I started earlier in the run, I think this would have gotten me down quickly because there were whole dozens of chapters where no one seemed to move forward (like a certain other manga I can think of ::cough cough:: Fairy Tail ::cough cough:smile, but since I could read two whole years of their relationships all in one block, it was very enjoyable.

Now that I've caught up and things are at an emotional peak, we'll see how I handle the updates. smile But, regardless of that, the romance is sweet, if a little dense (though it fits the characters, innocent, dense, and self-loathing as they may be), and the daily life can be quite interesting, though we mainly hit the holiday-high-points.

Pin is a great teacher. You don't think that early on, but he's an amazing teacher. And that's coming from a teacher.
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Rating this manga   
Rating: N/A
by scarlet warrior
March 17th, 2014, 4:29am
This manga is really slow-paced so those who hate slow-paced story or romance..then I do not recommend this manga to you. At first I wasn't really interested,but when I kept reading it, I really enjoyed it although I feel like the mangaka is dragging this for too long. I think the mangaka should wrap it up now..
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Slow (and that's what's good about it)   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Fantasier
September 28th, 2013, 11:58pm
Well, it's the first Shoujo I--being a guy--really pick up and dig into the Shoujo world. The story is slow, and I can tell, even if I don't read that many Shoujo's, that it is far slower than other series of its kind.

But I think that is a good thing.

Having read some more Shoujo's, I can tell that the characteristic of this type is that the story is usually not realistic; the relationship developments between protagonists are usually too fast, hence making them unrealistic, which might not really matter because we don't need them to be 'real' as long as they can make us giggle--a job Shoujo's do.

So if someone wonders why this slow thing catches on, I will simply say to them that it is way more realistic with the slowness. The slowness is what makes this series unique. Well, you may argue, but personally I don't think people develop such deep emotion as love that easily as seen in the other series.

I'm not saying this manga doesn't do its job as a Shoujo though. It makes me, and likely anyone who reads it, giggle and blush indeed. Even though the late story, as being published now, is not as good as before, it still deserves 9 out of 10 from me. Please don't make it too long or else it will become another manga I'm sad about.
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Cute and Innocent   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by asianpride
May 23rd, 2013, 4:49am
It's a somewhat painfully slow romance, but it's worth it. One of those extremely rare shoujo mangas where none of the characters are annoying and I don't want to punch anyone in the face. It's a nice feeling hahah THEIR LOVE IS JUST SO INNOCENT AND CUTE <3 it doesn't have those annoying characters, useless drama, and it's not overly cliched

It's worth reading!

... Last updated on June 27th, 2013, 7:03pm
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not what it used to be   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by Lorska
February 20th, 2013, 3:27am
Lately this goes downhill.
It had drama, comedy, sweetness, a goal/plot, simply what a slice-of-life needs. Well it is common, when people get together, that the goal/plot changes into staying together or problems etc.
Now we have close to zero drama, "comedy" that isn't very funny and well repetitive. The plot diminishes, there is no goal anymore, things just happen (christmas, birthdays), with no real change to the situation. Everyone is happy to be together, and shy and... wait isn't this the same as a while ago?
I have seen manga that can run on sweetness and cuteness, this isn't one of them.

My advice:
Read this, stop when you are getting annoyed, because let's face it: it won't get any better.

Once was a typical but good and popular shoujo. It's getting old so look for something new. - 8.5/10
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Wished the lead characters were Chizuru and Ryuu instead   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by anibebe
September 26th, 2012, 8:08am
Really loved that pair. There's a lot more chemistry going on between the two in a matter of chapters than Sawako and Shouta in multiple volumes. They definitely make a sexier and more romantic couple as compared to their fluffy and pretentious counterparts (leads). Ayane and 'Kurumi' are pretty cool babes as well.

... Last updated on September 26th, 2012, 8:11am
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So cute!   
Rating: N/A
by sandyatthebeach1
August 11th, 2012, 11:41pm
Haha, Kazehaya and Sawako are both so innocent and cute- sometimes I wish they would stop blushing and just get on with it! XD This manga is very sweet and endearing, and I really love all of the characters!
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sweet but cliche   
Rating: N/A
by mavi
August 6th, 2012, 11:42pm
This was one of the first manga i read. I liked the characters, even though they were quite cliche.

The series was nice and it had a good sense of drama. it wasnt extremely emotional but it had enough drama to let you cry and sympathize with them. Unfortunately, some events were pertty predictable.
The art is better than your normal shoujo and the story goes on longer than the usual. The plot isnt concentrated on the main couple. as you read the series, it portrays the female protagonist's social relationships which include her friends and her enemies and how the problem was solved.
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Cute Manga   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by skywings
July 18th, 2012, 12:13am
I was introduced this manga by my friend. I watched the anime first and absolutely loved it. It was so cute and i even cried a little bit. I can understand how lonely Sawako must have felt. Season 1 was amazing and Season 2's ending was sooo cute. It ended really well. Then i read the manga but i still think the anime was amazing. hehe. But the manga i have to admit is going pretty slowly now. And nothing is really happening between Kazehaya and Sawako.
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