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Full Moon o Sagashite  
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Description
Mitsuki loves singing, but a malignant tumor in her throat has prevented her from pursuing her passion. However, Mitsuki's life turns around when two shinigami appear to grant her a temporary reprieve from her illness--and give her singing career a magical jump-start.

*Includes a short story called Ginyu Meika in volume 2.
Akiyoshi Kiryuu attempts to practice for an upcoming piano competition; however, his practice continually gets interrupted by a girl named Kanon, who claims to be the spirit of a tree.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
В поисках Полной Луны
البحث عن البدر
寻找满月
星河满月
満月をさがして
满月天使
ตามหา Full Moon
Full Moon - Canto d'amore
Full Moon wo Sagashite
Ginyu Meika
Ginyuu Meika
Mangetsu wo Sagashite
Searching for the Full Moon
Tìm ánh trăng tròn

Groups Scanlating
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Cidsa's Scanlations
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Latest Release(s)
c.Oneshot by Sins Revival (3745d ago)
v.7 c.Extra by Selene Scans & StarryHeaven (4528d ago)
v.1 c.1 by Cidsa's Scanlations (4133d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
7 Volumes (Complete)
4 Bunkoban Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1
Ends at Vol 7

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
3 topics, 29 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (959 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.15 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 22nd 2017, 5:33am PST


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Year
2001

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Ribon (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (7 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #600 increased(+160)
Monthly Pos #1436 decreased(-76)
3 Month Pos #1655 increased(+152)
6 Month Pos #1798 increased(+310)

List Stats
On 366 reading lists
On 518 wish lists
On 3027 completed lists
On 119 unfinished lists
On 332 custom lists

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Forum Posts
EichixMitsuki or TakutoxMitsuki 2557 days, 16 hours, 19 minutes ago
Why Do People Hate Mitsuki So Much? 2557 days, 16 hours, 41 minutes ago
US releases 4133 days, 13 hours, 12 minutes ago

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Probably the best I've read   
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by therandomcatdemon
November 15th, 2010, 7:27pm
The story line is beautiful and moving, I love how you can watch the characters develop and you learn all of their stories. It's light hearted and heart warming, it has it's funny times and its heart breakingly sad ones too.

The art is beautiful, Arina Tanemura always impresses me and the art in this one is one of the best.

I don't even like love stories, but this touched my heart. This was the first manga I ever read from start to finish, and will always be my favorite, I reccomend it to any one who loves cute love stories, or just likes a good read smile

and if you didn't/did like the anime, the plot is completely different than the book, and the book has a much happier tied up ending so I reccomend reading the manga over watching the anime
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Classic   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Artimidorus
October 31st, 2010, 12:50am
Everytime I read this manga, or watch the anime, or listen to the music.. it always has an effect on me. I absolutely love this series. It has cuteness, comedy, sadness, battles (of sorts), and it is a soul satisfying diversion.
This series is one of a very rare few that is a must read for me, right up there with Ranma (Favorite), Aishithiteruze Baby, and others. Different genres, but classics none the less.
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Sweet =3   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by Fullmoon93
October 15th, 2010, 7:35am
I've purchased all the books for full moon, I'd watched the anime first then decided to read the manga which was a smart choice. The story is much more detailed and you understand the characters more when you read it. I couldn't help but fall in love with the Shinigami (especially Takuto ^^) Her drawings are really detailed and cute.
I couldn't help though get depressed sometimes when reading and end up crying in the sad parts. Mitsuki is such a troubled person for a 12 year old >< I dont ever remembering my life to be that troublesome, but I'm pretty easy going lol. Anyway by the end I felt so bad for Ecchi ( I didnt like him to start, I was routing for Takuto), his story was too sad T.T Though I felt the ending to be a bit empty, for me anyway, but i couldn't really see it go for longer then it did, but glad it was happy ^o^ I was glad there were characters like Johnathon and Izumi, funny =) they gave it some life to the story.^^ All the characters just worked well together.
Even though it was quite sad, it was also funny and cute ^^ I would reckonmend it to anyone who likes Arina's art/manga and anyone for a cute story. I really enjoyed this work, so give it a try =)

... Last updated on October 15th, 2010, 7:36am
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it's alright   
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by TheAlmighty
April 10th, 2010, 4:57am
The plot is actually pretty good considering the fact that the story is targeted for 13-15 year olds. The main character takes on similar characteristics of all other female leads of Arina's manga. They keep a strong front, when they're weak inside. But I'd say Arina gives the best interpretation of this particular female lead's emotions. If you're looking for a cute story, this is the one I would suggest.
Because, let's face it, the manga that she's written after this one all suck.

... Last updated on January 27th, 2012, 1:02pm
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Well Done   
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by Luminairis
February 23rd, 2010, 8:09pm
I was very skeptical about the manga, usually music/singing subjects in manga or comics are poorly done because of the lack of sound to help set the mood. But I am glad that at least they did it so music isn't the complete subject of this series, despite it playing a large role in the series. I also recommend watching the anime, though, it focuses more on the music, than the characters, but it does play out differently from the manga.
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A Really Good Shoujo Work   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by astroasis
February 18th, 2010, 10:28pm
After hearing so much about this series, I finally read it! And I'm glad I did. It's definitely a manga worth reading; it's very good. However, it's not my favorite Arina Tanemura work, nor one of my favorite shoujo manga series, either. I didn't really find myself "connecting" to Mitsuki throughout the series. I thought she was a bit too stubborn and simple-minded. I found the antics and back stories of the shinigami characters far more interesting. However, the overall story was very good, the artwork was lovely, and the pacing of the story was good. Not sure if this is one I'll re-read ever... but it's definitely not one I feel was a waste of time to read. If it seems like I'm a little on the fence with this one, that's because I am. There are a lot of better manga titles out there... but this is definitely a really good one, too.
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I actually cried   
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by Q-pillowcase-Q
January 31st, 2010, 5:10am
YEP, i actually cried at this xD;;

I have no idea what to say about the ending , because i love happy endings - but I also like it when someone dies in the end, which leaves like an "imprint" on us all ;D

I think this was pretty good, but also like others say, pretty empty.
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Loved It <3   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Lncanyxca
November 10th, 2009, 6:06pm
I really enjoyed reading this manga. The characters were cute and wonderfully drawn. It made me cry alot as there were many touching scenes and just as many humorous ones. ^_^ The characer's were pretty in depth, although I think there's something still missing in them. And I absolutely LOVED the ending! =D
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best work   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by windshadow
August 2nd, 2009, 11:08am
Honestly, the best she has done after KKJ. KKJ was what set the pace for her, but all i see is overly dramatic moments and loads of "flower petals fluttering" right now.

Still, Full Moon deserves a huge thumbs up for the comedy and somewhat different looking characters (compared to all her other works). Though i wished her characters were more fleshed out, i think they got nicely introduced in a vague manner. Which isnt really bad, looking at the theme/feel of the series. A must-read for any Tanemura fan.
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Well Done ^^ ~~   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by maskedcat
July 7th, 2009, 8:40pm
Io those readers who r going to read this, full moon isnt a manga that resembles any fairytale story. although the main character, mitsuki is only 12 years old, but her thoughts r way too deeper than her age. even i have to think for a long time to understand a little bit of her feelings. maybe at first there r some of u that think this manga is really hard to understand, but for me, if u tried to be in their shoes, maybe u can get along with the story. ^^ overall, this manga is not a shallow story, the mangaka doesnt lose the character's personalities along the storyline (well done!), i love the characters for who they are, so, GREAT JOB!
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