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Kouya no Koi  
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Yamanouchi Kouya, the daughter of a famous author, is a shy young girl just starting middle school. She is named class representative along with Kannatsuki Yuuya, a boy she met on her way to school who frightens her a little bit. They are trying to work together, but he always seems mad at her and she is painfully shy. The thing is, Yuuya knows something that Kouya doesn't know yet—that her famous father is going to marry his mother!


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Associated Names
Arano no Koi
Areno no Koi
Kouya's Love

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Latest Release(s)
v.3 c.9-12 (end) by Dazzling Scans (855d ago)
v.2 c.5-8 by Dazzling Scans (875d ago)
v.1 c.2-4 by Dazzling Scans (897d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
3 Volumes (Complete)

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User Reviews


User Rating
Average: 7.4 / 10.0 (62 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.19 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 27th 2015, 3:41pm PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Nakayoshi (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #935 increased(+359)
Monthly Pos #2232 increased(+160)
3 Month Pos #3186 increased(+865)
6 Month Pos #5225 increased(+360)

List Stats
On 134 reading lists
On 168 wish lists
On 276 completed lists
On 7 unfinished lists
On 97 custom lists

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Wasn't Feelin' It...   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Tobuay
November 13th, 2014, 7:32pm
This manga is barely romance. You know those one-shots about romance that seem like it's going to be really nice and full-filling but isn't? That's how I would describe this one. I guess what it comes down to is I could not understand nor identify with the main characters. Maybe it's cause I'm male but I will never understand how women go for guys that trample on their feelings.
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The dad in the story is pretty much a man-whore and seems to sleep with any women he is in contact with. The messed up part is he marries and still fools around and his new wife doesn't seem to mind either. The manga explains this behavior as material for writing his novels. If that wasn't bad enough the main character kinda plays everything off and does nothing about it. I just didn't understand the main characters feelings in this one. The end also seemed like it might have been rushed seeing how both Kouya and Yuuya kinda just are together yet going down different paths?

... Last updated on November 13th, 2014, 7:38pm
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Mature Coming of Age Manga   
Rating: N/A
by sundaetea
July 10th, 2013, 3:23pm
There's something really beautiful about the story being told. I feel like the characters in the manga are actual people, and not one dimensional characters. Their feelings are natural given their circumstances, and the story leaves you feeling a little bit sad despite the unheavy atmosphere of the manga.

In short this is a mature coming of age manga that's sweet and realistic. Plus the art is just about as beautiful as it can get.
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Rating: N/A
by AliceinAmestris
July 9th, 2013, 11:18pm
This manga has a beautiful sort of wistful feel to it. Very realistic and not overly dramatic. I love the main characters. Kouya is intelligent, level headed and independent and she seems real. The manga flows nicely and its not stuck on just romance but follows other important relationships too. I would strongly recommend this to anyone. Can't wait for the 3rd volume translation!
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More realistic   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Miale
July 7th, 2013, 10:26pm
For anyone like me who first read the discription and think: same old, same old - boy and girl's parents remarry, unexpectedly become stepsiblings, live under the same roof... And you know what happens next.
But this manga is different. Their thoughts and feelings are realistic and natural given their circumstances. It's a good coming of age manga
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