manga04_jpg login_tab_left_jpg
Username:   Password:    Forgot Password?
Try out our new iPhone application!
Manga Poll
Best Josei
14-sai no Koi
7 Seeds
Bokura no Kiseki
Cheese in the Trap
Nodame Cantabile
Sakamichi no Apollon
See Old Polls

Manga is the Japanese equivalent of comics
with a unique style and following. Join the revolution! Read some manga today!

Coded in ConTEXT

Join #baka-updates

RSS Feed
center_left_tab Manga Info center_right_tab
ALL    A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z   
Onnanoko ga Shinu Hanashi  
Login to add items to your list, keep track of your progress, and rate series!
The beautiful Seto is told she has six months to live. At the school she attends, she meets a tomboyish girl who wants to leave her boyish past behind and debut as a shoujo heroinesque high schooler. It's like a high-school debut except the person is a dying pretty girl.


Related Series

Associated Names
قصة فتاة تحتضر
A Story of A Dying Girl
A Story That A Girl Dies
Onna no Ko ga Shinu Hanashi

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.8 (end) by Norway Scan (499d ago)
v.1 c.7 by Norway Scan (500d ago)
v.1 c.6 by Norway Scan (509d ago)
Search for all releases of this series

Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter

User Reviews


User Rating
Average: 8 / 10.0 (87 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.65 / 10.0
 14% (12 votes)
 22% (19 votes)
 28% (24 votes)
 22% (19 votes)
 11% (10 votes)
 2% (2 votes)
 0% (0 votes)
 1% (1 votes)
 0% (0 votes)
 0% (0 votes)

Last Updated
August 3rd 2014, 12:49am PST



Category Recommendations





Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Gekkan Action (Futabasha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #897 increased(+308)
Monthly Pos #1832 increased(+359)
3 Month Pos #3434 increased(+197)
6 Month Pos #3615 increased(+591)

List Stats
On 102 reading lists
On 126 wish lists
On 293 completed lists
On 3 unfinished lists
On 86 custom lists

Note: You must be logged in to update information on this page.

Forum Posts
No topics currently in the forum, view the forum or add a new topic now.

tickmark preloadxmark preloadxmark preload
User Comments [ Order by usefulness ]

You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.

Just my 2 cents   
Rating: N/A
by jeffreymgibson
March 29th, 2015, 3:50am
The description pretty much tells you the whole plot. There's lots of manga that tell this same exact story. This one is pretty much the same along with all the cliches that go with it.

Spoiler (mouse over to view)
You have the really cute sick girl along with the boy who has been supporting her all her life. Everyone knows she's weak, but she has kept the fact that she's dying all to herself. When it comes time for her to be hospitalized, she does the same thing as in the other similar manga. She follows the cliche perfectly by hiding the fact that she's dying from the boy and her friend and then she just stops coming to school due to hospitalization. But the way I feel about that, she owed it the boy who has supported her all her life an explanation and to tell him her real feelings and it's wrong to just disappear leaving the ones who care about you to worry. In the long run, she had every chance to experience true love before her death. She thought it would be worse on the boy if she told him how she felt but I think he would of been much happier in the end if she would of returned his feelings. It's a much better memory than being shot down over and over by the one you love. These stories wouldn't be so bad if they would break out of the cliche and tell something more original
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
Carpe Diem?   
Rating: N/A
by sherry13erry
August 3rd, 2014, 11:03pm
Firstly the art, characters and story are great. The emotional struggles are presented in a very realistic way, and I feel the characters' choices reflected how people deal with death. I loved Chiho from the beginning, and she progressively grew in strength, maturity and confidence. I feel though the other two character's development lacked and made the ending a bit to bitter for me to call bittersweet.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Ok firstly the 'romance'. Kazuya has been in love with Haruka basically all his life, and even though she too likes him for both their sakes she keeps rejecting him, knowing since birth she won't live past 20. It's obvious that Chiho develops a crush on Kazuya, and it is later shown how the two slowly get closer after Haruka's death as they deal with their grief together. I felt the romantic connections for both pairs as hollow; Undeniably Kazuya loves Haruka, but it felt more like Haruka wanted someone to love, but knew she'd never live long enough for true love, so she pitied Kazuya and didn't date him. I'm not saying she had no affection for him, just she was more in love with the idea of love since she'd never get to experience it. As for the obvious problem with Kazuya and Chiho's relationship, well Kazuya still loves Haruka even after dating, marrying, and having kids with Chiho. I really think they'd be better off not together, and even with a 2nd child on the way they should divorce, but if they're happy with how things are ok.
I love how strong Chiho is, because she knows Kazuya still loves Haruka but can also make her own the first time Kazuya tells her he loves her she softly smiles and replies,"In Haruka's place"
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
It wasn't there.   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by CrAzED
May 28th, 2014, 3:07pm
I couldn't feel the love when the guy said it to the other girl. It just wasn't there on his end. Maybe it's me? I felt like it was just friend love or he was with that girl as a promise to Seto. Sigh... It just doesn't sit with me. I'm not moved.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
Great tear jerker   
Rating: N/A
by njmanga
May 17th, 2014, 9:08pm
The story was great but it was so rushed that you didnt get enough time to connect with the characters but the story was well written but could of easily spanned 3 or 4 volumes instead of a rushed 1 volume, its a sad but good story that could of been carried into more volumes
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
Show  entries per page 

You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.
Manga Search