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Hoshi no Furu Machi  
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Description
"The stars that don't shine in Tokyo surely do shine in a different town..."

TSUTSUMI Koutarou, who couldn't be a senior at a college-oriented high school in Tokyo, moves into Himi City, Toyama Prefecture with his relatives and spends one school year there.

"I wouldn't be able to shine for the rest of my life..."

He's hurt, and depressed.
However, his encounter with a girl named Nagisa changes his "tomorrow" little by little.

Now, HARA Hidenori begins "the sweetest 'starting-over' love story in the world"...

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
ほしのふるまち
星星的故鄉
The Town the Stars Fall Upon

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Latest Release(s)
v.7 c.60-70 (end) by Village Idiot (731d ago)
v.6 c.50-59 by Village Idiot (732d ago)
v.5 c.49 by Village Idiot (784d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
7 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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User Rating
Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (157 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.9 / 10.0
10
 23% (36 votes)
9+
 16% (25 votes)
8+
 30% (47 votes)
7+
 16% (25 votes)
6+
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5+
 5% (8 votes)
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3+
 1% (1 votes)
2+
 1% (1 votes)
1+
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Last Updated
August 19th 2012, 5:34pm PST

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Year
2006

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Young Sunday (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1112 increased(+206)
Monthly Pos #2461 increased(+89)
3 Month Pos #4085 increased(+99)
6 Month Pos #4760 increased(+504)

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On 476 reading lists
On 350 wish lists
On 400 completed lists
On 11 unfinished lists
On 131 custom lists

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Interesting   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by 2H
February 1st, 2009, 1:09pm
Obviously the 10 is too high while I only have read 1 chapter, but I'd like this series to get more interest. The ambiance in this series is really good. It's cool to see that the lies that where told got discovered fast. Unlike most series where they live with the lie. Here's a guy who's genuinely making a new start in life.
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Excellent Shounen romance   
Rating: N/A
by Adj
January 12th, 2012, 4:53pm
The obvious points of comparison for this manga are (mind that this is only after 16 Chapters) Pastel and Kimi No Iru Machi: small town setting, stranger comes to town, etc. Unlike those two this manga ended after seven volumes so presumably the story was concluded, rather than dragging on in endless and annoying minor twists. The art is old fashioned, but really well drawn, reminds me of Adachi's style, as does the easy-going-guy-pursues-tsundere-girl setup. The characters are strong and the dialogue is well written, giving a real sense of their motivations and attitudes. I look forward to reading the rest. It's great that VIS have picked it up, and hope that they can keep scanlating the rest of the series.

No rating yet, but I expect that I will give a high rating when some more chapters are out.

... Last updated on April 5th, 2012, 5:14am
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impressed   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Silvergoku
June 15th, 2014, 2:04pm
The manga is a great read for romance manga enthusiasts and will keep you captivated till the end. It is not a harem or an ecchi manga and keeps the romance pure. I would say the romance is in the style of Adachi Mitsuru having the female lead be stubborn when it comes to love and has a hard time understanding their feelings but this is not a Adachi work so it turns out better. My only gripe is the ending is conclusive, but I am the type to want more of the conclusion than only be given the answer and that's it.

... Last updated on June 15th, 2014, 2:07pm
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A bit too naive   
Rating: N/A
by seneca
September 1st, 2012, 3:52pm
# revision 1

I'm writing this after having read up to chapter 47.

This manga is nothing new, in any aspect, and leaves really nothing more to expect you could not guess from its 'class' save the setting. The art doesn't excel in neither newbornness nor contempory conformism. So, my joy could depend soleley on the character developement.

Sadly, their archetypes haven't been covered up using any interesting situational fast, exciting, irritating, o just captivating compositions or sth of that sorts.

... Last updated on September 1st, 2012, 3:56pm
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Hmm :/   
Rating: 6.8 / 10.0
by MatrixM
August 29th, 2012, 2:56am
The first part was pretty good (ch1-39). By which I mean that almost all original romance manga works, especially shounen, have disappointed me bigrazz and this one was better than I expected.

The second part (from ch 40 onwards) was not good. Most of it was actually pretty terrible >.> degraded into cliches that were unexpected because it was...just kinda bad.

The last few chapters were good, though, at least for what seemed like a bit of a rush job.
EDIT: I'll just kinda average out what i'd rate the first and second part for my rating.

... Last updated on May 9th, 2013, 10:30pm
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Nice romance   
Rating: N/A
by pxhai
February 27th, 2012, 8:57pm
Tired of gore, endless fights and some other shits, it was refreshing to read this series. Not so great, but this classic romance will surely warm you up. And hooray, this is one of those rare manga that don't have ecchi. Seriously, I'm a little bored with boobs and panties in almost every series nowadays.
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I like it   
Rating: N/A
by dark mage
February 16th, 2009, 9:35pm
I also like the starting of this manga coz it has a slow paced atmosphere about it that manga nowadays are missing. If only the scanlations would come out a bit faster. Although it is too early to give ratings. It has a perfect score so far according to me
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