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From JShoujo Scans:

Yori Iwatani is close to her 40s and is giving up on love and marriage. She has decided to live a quiet solitary life in her hometown. But when a handsome former classmate appears, things change for her.


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Associated Names
زواج أختي الكبرى
My Elder Sister's Marriage

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Latest Release(s)
v.2 c.12 by Stiletto Heels (145d ago)
v.2 c.11 by Stiletto Heels (250d ago)
v.2 c.10 by Stiletto Heels (311d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
8 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 8 / 10.0 (87 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.65 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 22nd 2015, 1:13pm PST



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Serialized In (magazine)
Flowers (Shogakukan)

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #828 increased(+175)
Monthly Pos #1282 increased(+322)
3 Month Pos #1793 decreased(-44)
6 Month Pos #1766 decreased(-218)

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On 698 reading lists
On 319 wish lists
On 26 completed lists
On 21 unfinished lists
On 175 custom lists

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Weak Female Lead, Weak Moral   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by Sternensilber
February 22nd, 2015, 9:53am
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I read the manga until chapter 8. I don´t like the female lead. At first I thought she is a cold and farouche but sensible woman. But then out of the blue she sleeps with a stranger.I don´t like females who sleep so easily with strangers. But ok. I could have endure this if she had at least a tiny bit of sanity. But she has not even that. In chapter 8 she begins an affair with the married male lead. Without love without an other sensible reason. (if there would be a sensible reason..) Just out of the blue. This story was a big disappointment. The moral of this story is that adultery is ok. And you can be selfish and unreasonable as long you are happy.
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"I'm having a blast"   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by xono
October 25th, 2013, 10:52pm
At first I was merely skimming to see the art and the pacing in panels. "Are you ovulating today?" and "I'm having a blast" parts drew me in. I properly read from the top and now I am so hooked till chapter 5. The banters were really interesting and the illustrations present smooth characterization and actions that this manga is easy to read and enjoy. I hope Maki and Iwatani will end up with each other. I am sucker for love that started since childhood of a male chara.

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I certainly dig the masturbation scenes even with the wife's presence in the house. It shows how he truly desires Iwatani without having to resort to use any other woman.
I just hope this manga won't turn into some shallow romance later.
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The fourth chapter will determine its worth   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by ghostbubble15
July 4th, 2013, 11:05am
I had rated this quite high because of its interesting first chapter, but my opinion of it went way down once it seemed to be turning into
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the "male+prestige=dominance" typical/disturbing plot-line of so many shoujos. From the resistance and disgusted looks that she's giving him, I hope that she won't betray my expectations and that she'll continue to be a character with backbone who won't fall for money or lust!
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ichigokira
May 30th, 2013, 7:47pm
This one is very interesting. I really like josei mangas and this one could be my new fav. The plot is good, it has a very mysterious plot. I mean why do they look the same? I really like the male lead. It has a mature ambiance for readers searching for a different type of manga. I really recommend you reading this one! smile
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Realistic mature romance series   
Rating: N/A
by arrha
May 8th, 2013, 10:14am
I'm looking forward to how this series will develop. I've always been interested in romance dramas (manga/dramas/novels) involving spinsters so this was a pleasant find. Like the first commenter, there's nothing ground-breaking about it, but if you're looking for a sweet, realistic romance then this should go on your list. And also, check it out for the art. It's not shoujo-pretty but I find the art used here rather 'refreshing', it's clean and there's movement (I can't explain it well but you just have to see it)
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by lialah
March 21st, 2013, 5:28am
Very slice of life-ish and deals with a woman librarian entering into her forties which, from what I've seen so far, is a refreshing change as she seems to have a more mature outlook on life. She certainly doesn't look that age though, so if older protagonists aren't your thing you could probably ignore it.

The plot has nothing major or dramatic going on (yet) and as a josei it doesn't really deal with anything stunningly original when it comes to romance. In short, it's basically a story where two people meet again after a few decades. What does make it interesting is that it strays a little outside of the box in that, when the two love interests do meet, Yori and Maki are older, single and well established into their own careers. As a consequence, their dispositions are a little more on the mature side.

Definitely recommended for josei readers, especially if you've read 'tramps like us' and 'Hotaru no Hikari'.

... Last updated on March 21st, 2013, 5:36am
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