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Kingyo Sou  
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From Aerandria Scans:

In the spring of her second year in high school, Asuka sees Masami playing Japanese drums in a festival, and she falls in love with him. However, Masami is deaf, and he has locked his heart in a world without sound. And thus, the twos melancholic love miracle quietly begins. This is a pure love story in the middle of summer that will make your heart ache.


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Associated Names
أغنية الحب الصامتة
Bản tình ca thầm lặng
Goldfish Sonata
Silent Love Song

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Latest Release(s)
v.2 c.8 + Extra (end) by Aerandria Scans & Esthétique (2608d ago)
v.2 c.7 by Aerandria Scans & Esthétique (2734d ago)
v.2 c.6 by Aerandria Scans & Esthétique (2819d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

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User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (626 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.59 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 19th 2015, 10:05am PST



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LaLa DX (Hakusensha)

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Monthly Pos #965 increased(+70)
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by MondSemmel
July 15th, 2011, 12:10pm
As someone who has no problems reading manga like Akumetsu, I'm not in the typical shoujo reading demographic. And many shoujo manga are full of stereotypes, unrealistic relationships, etc.

Kingyo Sou is different.

It has amazing, appropriate art that conveys plenty of emotion. It handles a delicate topic (deafness) with care and detail. The love confession is in the first ten pages of the manga, so the main protagonists' relationship is never in any real doubt. Instead, the whole two volumes are about the intrinsic difficulties in a relationship with a hearing-impaired person, plus typical youthful awkwardness, worries and the like. The romance seemed realistic. Oh, and, importantly, the manga definitely ends satisfyingly.

In summary: Perfect. I rarely give 10s, but this manga definitely deserves one.
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Loved it   
Rating: 9.8 / 10.0
by Auwx
April 30th, 2011, 5:01pm
One of the best mangas i got to read, with consistent character and an amzing storyline. I'm really glad i read it. I nearly cried, and that's more than i can say for any of the previous mangas i read. I recommend it to just anyone who likes a really good romance.
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Well done~   
Rating: 9.4 / 10.0
by emmirose
April 2nd, 2011, 12:37am
Of course, the deafness part of this series is what piqued my interest in reading this in the first place. That's definitely not the only thing going for this manga though. I was impressed by how neatly put together the storyline was. Even though it was only two volumes, the mangaka did a beautiful job in giving their relationship time to blossom and their love to strengthen. In the beginning, the fact that Asuka-san liked Masami-san right away seemed typical, but I understand that it happens to us all; she also worked hard to deepen her relationship with Masami-san and vise versa, and that's what made this story relatable, believable, and likeable.
In addition, the art really suits this manga. It's not "perfect", but the drawings portrayed emotions wonderfully. It's hard to explain when the art just "looks" right and tells a story skillfully, but the mangaka used the art, the storyline, and the words to bring a sweet tale of love to us. I cried, I smiled, I reflected on my own relationship, and this manga ultimately benefited me. I'm glad I took the time to read this. =]

... Last updated on April 2nd, 2011, 12:39am
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amazing story   
Rating: N/A
by mika1488
March 18th, 2011, 2:18pm
It is one of the best stories I have ever read in a manga. I was going through a rollercoaster of emotions when I read it. It made me cry and smile at the same time. I got lost in their world, i felt their pain, struggle and suffering but inspite of all that I felt that their love for each other can conquer everything. The story is heart warming and I definitely recommend it to someone who is looking for something good to read. Warning: you might want few tissues close by, just in case smile
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by dreamit.
December 7th, 2010, 6:50pm
This manga really stands out from the rest. I guess it's because it involves the world of deaf people but nevertheless, it was so unique and amazing. The romance was so deep and you can really see how much Love can change your world. The art gets a little better later on so don't worry about that. I'm really glad i read this manga because it's definitely something i'd read again in the future and it was worth every second of my time. Refreshing and just.. truly amazing.

... Last updated on December 7th, 2010, 6:50pm
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ajcoolim107
October 28th, 2010, 11:21am
no senseless melodrama
cute heroine
caring hero with genuine feelings
snappy side characters
no love triangles

all the components for a niiiiiiice cute read
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So unique...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Tatania
September 9th, 2010, 8:57am
This story is so unique, seriously, Im sure you can go through hundreds maybe even thousands of manga and not find a plot anywhere near this one. Its unique plot is one thing that made this refreshing manga just so great!

Plot- The plot focuses around the relationship between Asuka and deaf Masami. Masami being deaf adds a new dimension to the regular romantic relationship. It adds whole new obstacles and circumstances that add to the stories originality, and though some of the things that happen in the manga are cliché the twist they get because of Masami being deaf make them completely unique and wonderful to read.

Characters- The characters are nice and well they are nicely realistic. You can understand the struggles the characters go through, the doubt, the fears, everything. The two mains very nicely balance each other out and the secondary characters are really supportive and each very individual making a nice cast all around.

Art- Was the regular shoujo artwork, nothing overly special but in no way bad either. It was very fitting for the manga.

Other- I really enjoyed this manga; there was just something so great about it thats a bit hard to pin down much less relate in a review. Give this manga a try, I really recommend this manga; it was a very nice cute and warm read!

8/10 Was Good
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Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by thebikernun
May 27th, 2010, 9:32pm
I love when stories include those that are disabled. It's a wonderful way to communicate to others the difficulties that some ppl have to face on a day to day basis. I'm intrigued by the way the author describes the gap between those that can hear and those that can't. The effectiveness has been lost over the last few chapters I think. I hope that it has a good conclusion.

... Last updated on November 18th, 2010, 7:11am
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Touching and Different   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Alaena Night
January 24th, 2010, 12:46pm
It's not often that you find a Shoujo that's just refreshingly different from all the rest. Throughout two short volumes, Kingyo Sou weaves a beautiful story about a romance between a high-school girl and a boy who cannot hear, and all thr troubles they go through along the way. The art is gorgeous and unique, and the story is both interesting and emotionally moving. I have to admit it... I cried.

It is by no means a sad story, though. I own the second volume in the original Japanese, and the author wrapped things up rather nicely. This is definitely worth a read for those who are looking for a manga that deals convincingly with different issues, and for those who are just looking for a good read.

It's adorable and touching. I'd recommend it to anyone.
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Well portrayed   
Rating: N/A
by ZeroNine
October 24th, 2009, 1:40pm
The mangaka really did her homework. She didn't go for stereotypes, patronising and "pity the poor deaf child" angles. She portrays Masami as an ordinary uni student with a plate of problems, just like Asuka as a high school girl with a plate of problems of her own.

Yes, the story revolves too heavily around Masami's deafness as I'd like to see an exploration of their love relationship a little more, but comparing with other manga with deaf characters, Kingyo Sou has the best portrayal of a deaf character in years. It's excellent for anyone who's curious about what it's like to be in a relationship with a deaf person, this is the one.
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