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1) Sunny Spots Typhoon
Kusakabe Kaoru is the prince of the school that all the girls want. But he has a secret that he doesn't want any one to know: Since his mom's death, he's been house-bound taking care of his three younger siblings and father.

2) Dawn in Eden
During the summer, Hibiya Madoka, Azuma Tatsuki, Mizuse Miwa and Nakayama Kotaro must go to cram school. Knowing that Miwa and Tatsuki both have mutual love, Madoka liking Tatsuki (but they are only partners) and Madoka and Tatsuki both hating Kotarou. How will they manage to survive on an inhabited island that they just have been stranded on?

3) Empty Boy
A boy called Ao, who hates humans, has one secret. When he touches someone’s naked skin, he can wipe out all memories of himself. But then he becomes close with his classmate Akane and gradually starts to want to touch her...?!

4) Pinocchio Dreams
Fubuki's dog, Chloe, gets hit by a car. Kio spots her and tells her to come with him to save Chloe. After Toba Daisuke, who is famous to weirdo, saves Chloe, Fubuki finds out Kio is a robot! She is shocked and creeped out but they eventually become friends.


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أحلام بينوكيو
إعصار البقعة المشمسة
الفتى الفارغ
تحت جنة عدن
Dawn in Eden
Empty Boy
Pinocchio Dreams
Sunny Spots Typhoon

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1 Volume (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (245 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.02 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 19th 2015, 10:03am PST



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LaLa (Hakusensha)
LaLa DX (Hakusensha)
LaLa Special (Hakusensha)

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3 Month Pos #2952 increased(+712)
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A good tear jerker story   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by hiei_luke
January 25th, 2015, 8:35am
One of finest tear jerker oneshot(s) for me, the 3rd story - Empty Boy is really good. The story is simple but giving so many feels especially about the ending (and the dog).
*damn these ninjas cutting onions..
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by MondSemmel
July 23rd, 2011, 4:08am
This collection of oneshots is amazing. I love Fujitsuka Yuki's art style - it's both beautiful and expressive. The 4 oneshots vary widely in theme, although all the stories are somewhat sad.
Some of these oneshots would seem to work well as longer series, so I'm somewhat disappointed that they didn't get turned into series. Still, all 4 oneshots have proper conclusions - these are masterful short stories, all around.
Highly recommended! (Especially for people who don't usually like shoujo mangas - these stories lack almost all of the clichés, love triangles etc. that make many shoujo mangas so aggravatingly annoying.)
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A great collection of oneshots!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Tatania
July 15th, 2011, 8:54am
This collection of oneshots is so good! Each is very original and well executed, I really liked them all!
The first two have to deal more with regular life while the last two have more to deal with supernatural type things. Both types were well done and I enjoyed them all immensely!

9/10 - Was great
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sanzo_reload
July 2nd, 2010, 10:45am
I really love this collection of oneshots.
It's not your typical shoujo romance manga..
All the stories have such a sad feel to it and somewhat bittersweet ending. Give it a try~
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Meepyish
February 3rd, 2010, 4:14pm
All of the one-shots are very well-done, with great art, good pacing, and a decent amount of originality. smile My favourite would be the 4th one-short, Pinocchio Dreams--it's one of the best one-shots I've ever read.
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