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Kirameki Gingachou Shoutengai  
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From Manga Abyss:

The grocery storeís Mike, the fish shopís Kuro, the rice shopís Iba-chan, the soba shop's Kyuu, the yakitori shop's Sato, and the sake shop's Mamoru are childhood friends raised in the Galaxy Streetís shopping center. When these six gather they are invincible, but after they entered middle school they stopped gathering!? Itís an overflow of love and friendship in the lower part of town.

From Tokyopop:

In this delightful shojo romantic comedy, childhood friends Mike, Kuro, Iba, Kyuu, Sato and Mamoru - The Stellar Six - are the children of various stores located in the Galaxy Street's shopping center. When they get together, they're invincible...but, sadly, after middle school, they fell out of touch. Now they have to get to know each other again - and discover new feelings while rediscovering old ones!


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Associated Names
은화마을 상점가
Kirameki Gingacho Shotengai
Phố Ngân Hà
Sparkling Galaxy Town Shopping Center
Sparkling Gingachou
The Stellar Six of Gingacho

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.1b by Manga Abyss (1733d ago)
v.1 c.1a by Manga Abyss (2305d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 8.8 / 10.0 (76 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.22 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 30th 2013, 2:03pm PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)
The Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Tokyopop (3 Volumes - Defunct)

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Monthly Pos #2342 increased(+204)
3 Month Pos #3409 increased(+1109)
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by xxhushdarling
March 2nd, 2011, 10:33pm
It's a shame that only a chapter has been scanlated and that was over a year and a half ago, because this manga is actually really, really good. I've only read the first volume, granted, but if that's anything to go by, this series is seriously cute.

The characters are only 13, which seems like an annoyingly young age to read about sometimes, but these guys aren't annoying at all. They're sweet and distinct and, if slightly cliched, will probably have more character development later on. But what's especially endearing is the relationship all 6 have with each other, that everlasting bond of friendship. Toss in some budding, innocent romance between 2 of the 6, and this series has everything you want to read about relationships.

Definitely worthwhile.

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Rating: 9.7 / 10.0
by myyinfatuation
September 21st, 2009, 6:37pm
this is such an amazing manga! its funny, has characters that are easily distinguishable from each other and even original. i love how this is a cute shopping centre setting and how they're all childhood friends. i honestly would never have thought that i would enjoy something with characters so young (well the main character looks young - 13) but it is sooo cute.
a must read!! and there hasn;t even been a hint of romance yet!(there will be ofcourse)
i love how it started off and i think that a lot of emphasis will remain on the friendship, realistic/funny aspects of growing up and such themes
READ THISSSS! (even if the gap between updates was like over a year...)
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loses steam pretty quickly   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Lelei
April 8th, 2011, 5:10am
I loved the start of this series--it was funny, and had a sweet premise. But I found the ending pretty unsatisfying, especially considering how much it started to drag on towards the middle. I can't really recommend the series as a whole, even though this kind of fluffy shoujo is normally totally my cup of tea. 10vol was just too much. :/

... Last updated on April 8th, 2011, 5:10am
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pretty much my top fav   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kyonie24
July 20th, 2007, 7:38pm
...i...LOVE!! this manga A LOOOT!! it REALLY REALLY deals a lot with really tight friendship bonds(not so hot on romance), and those kinds of stories are my absolute favorites. it's also really, really funny! every chapter is filled with fun and excitement, always leaving you with a smile on your face. i recommend this to pretty much everyone. seeing this registered already, hopefully someone will scan it for everyone to read it ^^
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Love you~   
Rating: N/A
by smartygrl123
May 12th, 2008, 1:04am
This manga is so sweet, expecially their feelings for ech other! mike is so cute,
[spoiler]and i hope that she and kuro realize their feelings for each toher FAST! everyone are too tightly bound together by friendship, so i guess that it's hard for them to realize or say their feelings for each other. Something i'm wondering about... sato definitely likes kuro. kuro likes mike and mike likes kuro (in a way). what is happening with kyu, iba, and mamoru? kyu likes someone in their group. but WHOO!! confused GAD volume 4 please come out! [/spoiler ooo does anyone know any titles that are like this? fuzzy and warm?

... Last updated on May 17th, 2008, 12:50am
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