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Boku no Hatsukoi o Kimi ni Sasagu  
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Description
From Tenshi-Tachi:

Takuma and Mayu's story began when they were only 8 years old. During his childhood, Takuma was constantly hospitalised due to his heart condition. He soon became friends with Mayu, the daughter of the doctor in charge of his case. Day by day they grew closer and closer. However, the summer when Takuma was 8, he made a promise to Mayu that he couldn't keep... Their story unfolds as they grow older and their bond gets stronger...

This manga received the 53rd Shogakukan Manga Award for shoujo manga.

Extras:

V.01 - Motto Ikitai...
There is a ghost looming in a hospital. Two little kids, Mayu and Takumi, are now scared after listening to the ghost story from a nurse. Was the story told by the nurse true or not? The kids decide to find out.

V.07 - The Things I Want

V.11 - Kare wa Ike mo Shinai Sarukoen wo Mezasu

Type
Manga

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Associated Names
僕の初恋をキミに捧ぐ
我的初戀情人
Boku Kimi
Boku no Hatsukoi wo Kimi ni Sasagu
BokuKimi
I Give My First Love to You
Il Mio Primo Amore Per Te
Kare wa Ike mo Shinai Sarukoen wo Mezasu
Motto Ikitai...
My First Love (French)
Sasagu Secretos del corazón
Secret Unrequited Love
Tình Đầu Dành Hết Cho Em

Groups Scanlating
Chibi Manga
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Latest Release(s)
v.12 c.Extra by MangaTraders (601d ago)
v.12 c.67 (end) by Titania (1208d ago)
v.12 c.66 by Titania (1210d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
12 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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Forum
5 topics, 26 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (875 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.25 / 10.0
10
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9+
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8+
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7+
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6+
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5+
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4+
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3+
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2+
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1+
 3% (29 votes)

Last Updated
November 9th 2014, 2:46pm PST


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Year
2005

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Sho-Comi (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #540 increased(+86)
Monthly Pos #704 increased(+42)
3 Month Pos #726 decreased(-35)
6 Month Pos #549 decreased(-60)

List Stats
On 1818 reading lists
On 1111 wish lists
On 1492 completed lists
On 218 unfinished lists
On 366 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Bokukimi Ending ( spoilers welcomed) 810 days, 18 hours, 22 minutes ago
Help me understand Boku no Hatsukoi o Kimi ni Sasagu 52 and 53 1325 days, 10 hours, 55 minutes ago
what just happened (spoilers) 1525 days, 20 hours, 37 minutes ago
Genre Tags Seriously Messed Up Here... 1926 days, 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
Shogakukan Manga Award! 2324 days, 13 hours, 48 minutes ago

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Wanted more.   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by tipz
November 26th, 2014, 1:25pm
Very very slow progress. Also unsure if that kind of ending is something to like or not. Artistry way better in this series.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
starts with a boy that has a bad heart condition. He is stuck in the hospital, but the doctors daughter keeps him entertained here and there. You could tell they have a huge crush on eachother. And they confess their little hearts to each other. Soon after though he finds out that he is supposedly not supposed to be able to live past 20 years old... So he tries to cut all ties with her and sends himself to boarding school for his high school. She ends up following him there though and for years she chances after him. In that time he keeps giving her mixed signals. He also lets a girl trick him into going out with her. As he breaks up with her though to go to mayu she ends up dying of a heart attacks she was an ass for making into his fault though. By the time he reached mayu it was too late and she was kissing another guy. Mayu in return ends up going out with that guy.... But it didn't last long. And for years after that she keeps her crush on Takuma. He again gives her mixed messages up until it is close to the time that he fears for his lifespan.. Then he finally takes her more seriously... But then he breaks off from her once again as his condition worsened... Then when she goes on a date with her ex they get into an accident.. With Takuma thinking that she is dead he breaks down. Just to find out she was not the woman that passed away. He finally realizes his feeling and they finally meet each other in the middle. A bit after that though her ex is having migrains.. At this time he should have but didn't go to the hospital. As he finally moved on and got a new gf he suddenly collapses and his family was told he was brain dead because of a blood clot that grew in his brain from the accident. It was his heart that was going to go to Takuma for him to live... But shortly after he denied having that kind of surgery as well as the family decided not to donate his heart... A new type of heart operation came up with very high risk of death or cancer.. But he decides to take it anyway. He also asks for mayu's hand in marriage and they get married.. While he is in surgery he asked mayu to hold onto but don't look into a box that he gave her to old. She did though and in it was his will.. It shows pictures of things he wanted to do and also what he wills her to do do he is dead.. The end is of a picture of her and him happy with a family.. It remains unknown If that was his last dream or reality.
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makjang   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by nanner
April 19th, 2014, 7:26am
this is like reading a korean melodrama instead of watching.
alot of the same-plot lines and so much DRAMA. some of it got melodramatic enough that i started laughing when i should have been crying. it follows the korean makjang formula so it was pretty predictable.
i think i would have liked it more when i was 13, but then i've always gone in more for action and adventure stories rather than angsty romance, so maybe not.
not a good pick for those who dislike shoujo cliches in general, and melodramatic angst in particular.
i did give it a 4 instead of a 1 because i like some of the art and because it unintentionally made me laugh.
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Mediocre.   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by Glad-kun
January 10th, 2014, 10:00am
The first two volumes were great, but then it got worse. MCs became beyond idiotic and the series' tone became inconsistent. Emotional stuff became rare and weak.
Highschool period became a bit better, but not for long.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Car crash? Really? I mean, the idea wasn't bad, the execution was lacking.
And then suddenly Kou's death. Seriously? And rejected transplant. And experimental procedure. And really stupid ambiguous ending. Have some guts and do it properly.
Transplant wasn't an option before?

Really disappointing. If you want a manga about mortality, read Ai-Ren. It handles it better.
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No regrets   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by dreamit.
January 6th, 2014, 10:40pm
To be honest at first I was avoiding this manga like the plague because I thought "ah crap It's just gonna be so sad and heavy and i don't know if my heart can handle all that today" but little did I know that it would give me the opposite feeling. This manga was filled with so much Love and hope and the idea that it's all so fragile made it even more beautiful.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
I thought Takuma trying to avoid Mayu was very realistic, i mean if it were me I'd probably do the same because truth is, what kind of person would make someone fall in love so hard knowing that in the end they'll only leave the person. But I loved that he chose to love anyway.

I love the characters-- Mayu is such a strong female yet so vulnerable. I love how she never stops believing, how she doesn't deny her feelings but looks at everything straight on, wholeheartedly and openly. I love Takuma's determination to stay alive because of love but most of all I love how much they love each other. This whole manga can be cruel at times especially since you, the reader, want so much for them to be happy and when you see them pray so hard it really hits the heart.
Don't get me wrong, this manga is NOT gloomy or dark or completely just downright emo, it's about hope, growth, strength, acceptance, choices, friendships but most of all it's about Love. A very deep Love that gives you a fluffy yet prickly feeling. It has a great balance of funny scenes, happy scenes and sad scenes.
Don't assume the ending either because well.. it's all about perspective. What YOU choose to believe.

Highly Recommended. Loved every bit of it.

... Last updated on January 6th, 2014, 10:43pm
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Definitely worth to read   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Xeluna
July 28th, 2013, 9:42pm
I picked this series up on whim when I was bored and it turned out to be a really great read.
The story has great balance, with scenes that make you burst into tears and scenes that would make you laugh. It's described in a very realistic way which makes you think "yea I think I would do that if I was in that situation". The author also managed to express the character's emotions really well. It makes it hard or nearly impossible to hate any of the characters. However, there are some parts where I feel that the author could have put a bit more detail into it to help make the readers feel all the emotional pain the characters are going through.

Overall it's definitely a good read if you're looking for a shoujo that doesn't have stupid characters, is realistic and has a nice plot. It definitely isn't a light-hearted shoujo that you could just glimpse through. You'll need to read it slowly to feel all the emotion in this manga.
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Emotional Rollercoaster   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by skywriter
July 10th, 2013, 10:53am
This is one of the most touching mangas I have ever read. The mangaka really has a way of portraying the emotions accurately - from the confusion when the main character, Takuma, was younger to the determination and hope when he grows up. If you are expecting a light read, this is not the manga for you. You're gonna have to take it slow with this to really grasp all the emotions and feelings the mangaka so wonderfully portrayed. Honestly, I think this would suit an older audience 16+, but if you find you enjoy it, then that's awesome.

There are mixed reviews for the ending, but I believe the mangaka ended it splendidly. It did not feel "rushed" to me because the rhythm of the narration went smoothly with each frame. It made me really want to know what exactly happened with Takuma and Mayu but in such a way that I felt that whether he died or not, everything would be okay.
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Give this one a try n__n   
Rating: N/A
by BlackLotusQueen
September 30th, 2012, 4:24pm
To be honest I usually avoid from Mangas like this because usually they ended having a ridiculous plot full of cliches and plane characters but in this case I'm really glad I gave this one a try n__n. Great story, realistic, emotional and really funny at a times. My only complain was that the end felt rush and ambiguos, I will love a sequel *0*. In my opinion one of the best shoujo mangas ever.
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cry   
Rating: N/A
by Manaacass
August 22nd, 2012, 10:32am
I love it, and like everybody who read it, i cried, like a baby xD and i love, i love, i love it xD the letter and like... all the chapster made me cry. I thought like everytime that if i was mayu what thinks I would do and my tears where even worse. Ahh the story and everythig. Kousama kills me D:
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I'm not crying my tear glands are connected to the ocean   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Ginny
August 14th, 2012, 7:02pm
Okay, I'm not crying nor are my tear glands are connected to the ocean,but... I loved it!!!! I've always loved a good tragedy, but I didn't quite want anything tragic to happen. That's how much the author involved me in the story. The ending was unclear so that gave me the freedom to create my own.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Kou is no longer brain dead, and married his girlfriend. Takuma and Mayu are married. Kou's brother and Mayu's friend are also together. Now the story continues with a love triangle surrounding the children.


... Last updated on August 14th, 2012, 7:06pm
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oh God:'))   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sarahdyah
June 26th, 2012, 11:02pm
i've already read it twice. and for the third i read it just the chapter behind. but....i'm still crying:')) ughh so many tears i can't hold back... really wish for all happiness after reading itbiggrin
be sure you found your happines with the person you love too
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