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Akagami no Shirayukihime  
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Shirayuki is a young woman born with unique apple-red hair. After catching word about her hair, Prince Rajin sends orders for her to become his concubine. With nowhere else to go, Shirayuki cuts her hair and escapes to a neighboring country. While traversing through the forests, she meets a young man, Zen, who helps her after she boldly cures his wounds. He soon, however, becomes poisoned by an apple meant for Shirayuki. What will happen to Shirayuki? What is Zen's true character? A refreshing fantasy story between an optimistic heroine and a prince who constantly stays on her watch.

Extra stories:
V.1 - Hachigatsu no Shikisa (Four-season Colour of August)
V.2 - Bokura o Tsunaide. (Bind Us)
V.14 - Natsu Yasumi Zero Zero Nichime


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Associated Names
Красноволосая Белоснежка
بيضاء الثلج ذات الشعر الأحمر
شيرايوكي ذات الشعر الأحمر
빨강머리 백설공주
Akagami no Shirayuki Hime
Bind Us
Bokura wo Tsunaide
Die rothaarige Schneeprinzessin (German)
Red-haired Snow White Princess
Shirayuki aux cheveux rouges (French)
Snehvide med det røde hår (Danish)
Snow White with the Red Hair

Groups Scanlating
Aerandria Scans
Akagami Project
Fallen Syndicate

Latest Release(s)
v.20 c.90 by Impatient Scans (25d ago)
v.19 c.89 by Impatient Scans (53d ago)
v.19 c.87.5 by Akagami Project (54d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
17 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol.1, Ch.1 (S1); Vo. 4, Ch.17.5 (S2);
Ends at Vol.4, Ch.17 (S1); Vol.8 , Ch.32 (S2); Alternative ending

User Reviews


User Rating
Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (1177 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.54 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 21st 2017, 3:08pm PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
LaLa (Hakusensha)
LaLa DX (Hakusensha)

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English Publisher

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #150 decreased(-12)
Monthly Pos #98 decreased(-24)
3 Month Pos #44 increased(+8)
6 Month Pos #50 increased(+6)

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On 1890 wish lists
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Love It   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by BonnyBons
April 23rd, 2014, 8:19pm
This series is one of my favorites! Definatly in my top 5! I know a lot of people say it has a slow begining but I had no trouble picking this manga up I read the first 9 volumes in about 3 days. I am just waiting for more to release in the US or for someone to udate online. I highly recomend this series for anyone who wants to read a good romance fantasy manga.
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Rating: N/A
by quick_star_blossom
March 30th, 2014, 4:47pm
I liked it more when I thought it was a one shot. The are is wonderful and the story is just I'm not sure where its going. I feel that is just been dragged on when it should have already ended.

STILL I do enjoy reading it to kill time.

... Last updated on March 30th, 2014, 4:55pm
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Really Great   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Izumi45
February 18th, 2014, 8:56pm
I love this manga. from the start to the end. Manga's like these grow on you. i dont know why people thing think its bad. i guess they just dont have romance.
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Really nice but boring   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by cherrykookie
January 18th, 2014, 4:57am
I've tried reading this manga so many times. The first time I tried which was maybe 2 years ago, I couldn't get past the first few chapters. After reading reviews, I decided to give it a go again. I got past the slow beginning, and I did get into it a bit after, but stopped in the middle of volume five and can't seem to pick it up again no matter how many times I try.

The characters are nice, art is nice, story is nice too, but I find everything to be "flat". I like the characters but they lack a special zap that makes them stand out. I might update this review seeing if I ever am able to read further..

... Last updated on January 18th, 2014, 4:58am
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by CodeG
December 17th, 2013, 4:07am
It has a bad start that is not interesting at all but afterwards, as the arcs starts it becomes very good.
This manga has everything needed:
1) A strong and determined female lead which cries rarely(when appropriate) thus not an exaggerated MC which is either super strong or super fragile
2) A decent male lead that is not arrogant,tsundere or whatever clichés that are available out there
3) Great and neat art as from the middle of the story
4) Great and lovable characters which are well drawn and funny
5) This story doesnt really have a fixed plot and its an asset if you dont like manga which are stretched and stretched till it makes you lose interest
6) A good and simple love that doesnt go through misunderstandings or other stupid situations
7) Historical background
8) A light hearted story that develops slowly and thus makes it interesting
The only bad point in this story is that the couple is fixed from the start and thus the reader knows there's no chance for the love rivals

... Last updated on December 17th, 2013, 4:17am
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Slow starter   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by andy_f
October 16th, 2013, 10:11am
It wasn't very interesting at the beginning but i decided to read it abit more before giving up on it. Around chapter 20 (when i noticed) it got very interesting and was much better than before so i reccommend not giving up so easily
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One of the best shoujo   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Nirachu
October 8th, 2013, 11:54pm
It's calm with an easygoing pace. Like some other reviewers below have mentioned, it doesn't have much of an excitement factor, so I think some people would probably get bored pretty quickly. However, once you look past the uber-relaxed pacing you'll find some rare treasures that aren't commonly present in shoujo: realistic, complex, likeable characters that don't conform to tropes (the main heroine is kind yet strong and witty, the main male character isn't the cool, tall, cold lead commonly found but rather endearing), beautifully intricate yet clean art, and a slight fantasy twist on the setting that makes the story more enjoyable and interesting to read about. Highly recommended; just make sure you approach it with an open-mind.

... Last updated on March 21st, 2014, 11:04pm
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Rating: N/A
by attaesc
September 24th, 2013, 10:44am
This story is meh. I stopped reading after chapter 7, came back and continued and dropped it.

I admit that this does invoke warm feelings, but the story is just bland.
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One word: BORING   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by drifting
July 21st, 2013, 5:27pm
It's simple, sweet, with likable characters and neat art. Besides that there isn't much else, so if you're looking for an exciting, gripping manga I suggest you turn straight around. I made it all the way to the 4th volume before I gave up. Up until then, the characters are pretty and sweet but unremarkable. I gave the manga a seven because it had the potential to be something greater, but since I read all the way up to the 4th volume without seeing any deep plot or character development I couldn't give it any more points. It doesn't hurt to try it, but don't force yourself to read the whole thing.
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It's really good, don't be swayed by the others reviews!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by princess_bubblegum
June 14th, 2013, 4:13am
I really like this series.
At first i didn't give an inch in reading this because i read the reviews first...
Biggest mistake ever!!!!
People have different taste and the mangaka's cannot please the taste of all readers.
There are some who are bound to give bad reviews or always dissatisfied even if it is good.
Lesson learned from this... Read the manga first before disregarding that as no good before even reading it.

This series is a gem...
The heroine is nothing like in any shoujo...
Shirayuki is very independent, strong willed and chooses her path by her own power and will.
Zen is very admirable and supportive to Shirayuki.
He isn't a jerk, a pampering prince and an easily swayed hero that is mostly in shoujo setup...
Really really love this series..
I'm SERIOUS here. I rarely give good reviews and this manga is worth it...

... Last updated on June 14th, 2013, 4:16am
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