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Hanatsukihime  
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Description
From Aerandria Scans:

"There once was a girl with a splendid flower blooming upon her chest."

When Lys was born, her heart did not beat at all. To save her, her mother made a contract with a devil: Lys can borrow his heart until the day she turns sixteen, but after that, he will eat her body. Together with her companion, Siva, someone whom she met by chance in the desert at night, she travels around as a dancer girl to find the devil who sealed her fate. One day, while they were traveling, they suddenly meet an egoistic prince and a ring spirit...

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
花月姫
A Princess with a Flower
Das geliehene Herz
Hanatsuki Hime
Lys Lily
The Borrowed Heart

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Latest Release(s)
v.2 c.7-8 (end) by Aerandria Scans (2009d ago)
v.2 c.5-6 by Aerandria Scans (2027d ago)
v.1 c.4 + Omake by Aerandria Scans (2059d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (1139 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.36 / 10.0
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Last Updated
January 2nd 2014, 2:08pm PST

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Year
2007

Original Publisher

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

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #513 increased(+71)
Monthly Pos #606 decreased(-40)
3 Month Pos #465 decreased(-61)
6 Month Pos #450 decreased(-42)

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On 746 reading lists
On 711 wish lists
On 3893 completed lists
On 60 unfinished lists
On 361 custom lists

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love it   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ashli_nicole
September 4th, 2008, 9:17am
I don't think it is anything like Love Monster - which I find irritating. The girl seems to have a pureness, unlike the girl from Love Monster who was always being touched ^^;;;; by other boys.

I love this story~ I think it is really sweet, and the devil is hot. They have a tender love that goes beyond that of some dumb manga. The main guy (devil - Siva) is someone who deserves respect, and the girl is not some bimbo idiot-- she is 15 and has a pure heart. She does whatever she can for Siva and considers him irreplaceable.

Siva is quiet, but we are starting to see his feelings for Lys... he probably followed her at first because she has his heart, but the reader can see that she has melted his heart. Some may say that he follows her for his heart, but his reactions to her hugging him and showing emotion can not be mistaken for anything -- it is love.

To the people who have given it lower marks - how can you tell after one or two chapters what it is? It wonderful and a delight to read.

... Last updated on September 4th, 2008, 9:24am
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Chlorophyll is nuts   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by froggyrules
July 14th, 2008, 8:05pm
I think this manga is going to be a great one. It doesn't look like it has a lot of longevity though. The art is fantastic and the story, which is what I judge a manga on, has great potential. The author is new though (or at least she is to mangaupdates) so its difficult to know what to expect.

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Chlorophyll is nuts in ways I don't comprehend. Hanatsukihime has no relevance whatsoever to Love monster. In fact I cannot see any way to compare them other than the fact that it has devils (could be 'monsters' from love monster). I can see how he got the fact that Lys is stupid (jumping from a window to save a ring) but one event may not govern the whole manga. I'm thinking he didn't read the whole chapter, because he seems to have gotten a bunch of the facts wrong. (which I won't mention for spoilers-even though it's only 1 chapter in biggrin )

... Last updated on July 14th, 2008, 8:07pm
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Beautiful manga.   
Rating: N/A
by MLE
August 18th, 2009, 9:09pm
Really Recommended read! Like a lot of others, I hesitated to read it, but am SO glad that I did. I mean... the plot is really good (for something with 2 volumes and 8 chapters *o*) and it wasn't boringly cliche, I'm fine with cliche... just when it makes the whole manga predictable. The ending was quite beautiful too XD but I wash I could see a Siva/Lys child *drools*

Art: Beautiful♥
Story: Great
Length: Reasonable (I kinda wish it had an extra volume.)
Characters: Nice for the Serie's length.
Romance: Sweet and Pure
Overall: Stop reading this comment and start reading this wonderful book.
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BEST.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by foolala
July 11th, 2012, 2:39am
This is BY FAR my favorite manga ever! I've read it repeatedly and it's never lost its touch for me. smile I simply adore the Arabian-desert-esque setting of the manga. It's beautifully detailed and most importantly, it's different since practically the majority of shoujos are set in school. I really loved the tattoo marks the characters had, as well as their clothes!

Lys was decent - not your typical shoujo lead. She tries to be strong, but obviously she's physically unable to protect herself too much. Siva was pretty much your ideal shoujo male lead!
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He was so cute when he threw fruits at Lys, paying her for a date xD


It started out as a typical fluffy romance, but halfway through, it becomes much more serious. The best part about the manga is the plot twist near the end! It was unexpected, but it also made sense smile none of that unrealistically cheesy happy endings! I only wished that their romance was a bit more conclusive, but definitely check this out! Her other mangas are equally as awesome!!

... Last updated on July 11th, 2012, 2:40am
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Nothing more than "okay"   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by korinacaffeine
June 21st, 2012, 12:47pm
This is an okay read. The plot and characters are just kind of middling; they aren't amazing but aren't terrible. The art is very pretty except for
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the main guy's "demon" form. Honestly, it looked a little too silly and bishounen-y, but that's my personal opinion.


Overall I think this manga suffers from being shorter than it should be. The relationship between the two main characters is already established by the first chapter, so you get the feeling that you're jumping into a story that's already nearly over.
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Rating: N/A
by pology
February 29th, 2012, 4:47pm
What beautiful art! What a beautiful little fairy tale that kept me on the edge. The length of two volumes was perfect and the ending -- what a twist. I recommend this short little tale if you want your heart to beat from suspense and the shimmering love that unfolds.
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...beautiful...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by UsoSora
January 23rd, 2012, 4:07pm
Beautiful to the core!
Beautiful art!
Beautiful story, it made me cry...
Beautiful ending...
Just beautiful.
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i think this should be a anime   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by slykid
October 2nd, 2011, 1:30am
It suits it so my much its like one of those manga , I think it deserved to be animated , there was just so much imagination I loved it , best manga I've read in a while although I absolutely hate short mangas this was alright smile its Like a little Disney fairy tail:buut on the bad side its been 2days and I've completely forgotten what happened

... Last updated on October 5th, 2011, 9:39am
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Beautiful!   
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by ana_cookiemonster
July 13th, 2011, 4:46pm
Although I didn't expect much from the manga....once I finished reading, I can honestly say that I was in tears.....Really BEAUTIFUL Story.

I DEFINITELY RECOMMEND this to people that aren't looking just for a cliche story.
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Tugs at heart strings...   
Rating: 9.7 / 10.0
by hobbitelf518
October 20th, 2010, 1:37am
Reading the summary, I didn't expect the story to be rather touching. I started tearing up in the middle of the first volume and down-right bawling my eyes out in the second volume. The story takes place "a long time ago" in a desert, so you get this dream-like narration. I liked it a lot. Recommended short read!
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