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Hana no Kishi  
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Ever since the day Ran Kurono's older brother, was killed while protecting Sei Ohtori, she has dedicated her skills and life to one day becoming the First Knight of the next head of the Ohtori family, even concealing the fact that she's a woman forever. For generations the Kurono family has served the Ohtori family as their First Knight, but 11 other lower knights with ill intentions of using the Ohtori family's authority vie for that title. Not only that, but Sei is being tested to see if she is suitable for having the title of head of the family. Upon entering Saint Locks Academy, the days of both Ran and Sei's trials begin, all the while being helped by Sei's untidy and unrefined fiance, Ibara Tennou.


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Associated Names
فارس الزهور
Knight of Flower

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v.5 c.28-29 (end) by Taciturnity Scans (1546d ago)
c.27 by Taciturnity Scans (1610d ago)
c.26 by Taciturnity Scans (1634d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
5 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 8 / 10.0 (593 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.93 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 30th 2015, 11:08pm PST



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Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)

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3 Month Pos #1144 increased(+35)
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good because it's short   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kujika
September 18th, 2011, 9:36am
I must agree that there is not a lot of character depth, but I liked how Sei and Ran gathered allies over the 5 volumes. For satisfying my graving for gender-bender and some action this was quite alright. Ran and Sei appear very even-tempered but for graver situations, and their feelings don't come over very well.

I give this a 10 because I started to read it without any expectations and thus could enjoy this story together with some of my favourite music.
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left out.   
Rating: N/A
by ryousaki-sama
September 8th, 2011, 11:19pm
Hana no Kishi had potential and the thing i hate the most is when a great manga finishes in it's most crucial moments, it seems the mangaka had some urgent things to do because obviously the ending was so rush, I didn't even see it coming. sad but it was great while it lasted.
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Rating: N/A
by aoiko
September 3rd, 2011, 11:16pm
Like everyone else I didn't really like the ending. I felt the ending was rush, the manga from the beginning had great potential but somehow lost it towards the end. Maybe a little more about how everything came together and then ending it would of been a good way to put an end to a good series, but it's just me.
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the ending   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by keeza
September 3rd, 2011, 10:56pm
it was a nice story over all. i would of liked to of seen a bit more to happen though. it does say she launches her plan after leaving the school but i would of liked to see a little or at least them getting together since it was said theyd wait for each other after the whole plan was over and such. and if the bro and the head chick get together in the end. but over all i enjoyed this story.
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Rating: N/A
by Hikari Reizumi
September 3rd, 2011, 4:21pm
Hmm...I like the story. Although there are some parts that are cliched, the plot is still great. You can see the growth of the characters and they will give you a very deep impression. At least that is how it is for me. The only thing I don't like is the ending. It is very abrupt. Like the author got bored with her work and just decided to end it. Yep! you read that right. This manga is finished. biggrin
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Axed?!!? (Very Minor spoiler) maybe not even one   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by conseq
September 3rd, 2011, 2:56pm
The story was great I have to admit that.
The real problem is that you get hyped up for the best part with all the risks with the family and then BAM!! The author delivers the killing blow by suddenly shutting down the manga....
This series had great potential but bad execution imo
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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by SteReo_R
September 3rd, 2011, 1:37pm
The whole story plot is okay, with a little twist of there and there. However, one thing that I detest about it was the ending. It's totally ridiculous, I mean like, I wanna see Ran with long hair and a wedding gown marrying Ibara, or even double marriage on Ran x Ibara and Sei x Rin marrying on the same day. >_> the ending totally ruined it.
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Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by hivemind
September 3rd, 2011, 11:22am
At first I had high ratings for this so therefore I setted a high standard. But now after seeing the last chapter, I was highly disappointed. WTF is wrong with the author? Why did she had to rush such a good manga?! For those who wish to see Ran wearing a dress and get marry, I will say that you will be angry as well.
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So GOOD! :D   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by LaLaLinzo
August 15th, 2011, 7:53pm
People don't like it..??
Is that possible!?!?!?

I agree with the person who said it was simple, yet AMAZING.
Because it is.
O_O At first I was unsure if I was reading a shoujo or shounen, and the author drags you along until her gender's revealed. xD!

SO good!
One of the best genderbender shoujou's I've read!
Because It doesn't involve:
*boy dorms *Love triangles *ex girlfriends.
xD it's NOT CLICHE (for those who care about cliche, I for one, wouldn't care if it was c: )!

It's super good, and the main character is unique! I won't say all that happens, but believe me,

It's really good c:

... Last updated on August 15th, 2011, 7:54pm
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Not Good   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by Paranoid.Princess101
August 2nd, 2011, 10:58pm
No. Just no. This manga is what you expect of a typical cliched shoujo gender bender manga with some vague "I trust my allies, nothing can go wrong themes." Ran and Sei are too good to be true and pretty one-dimensional characters.
As far as love-interests go, Ibara is your typical good looking, get out of mess and make bigger ones kind of person and Rin seems pretty disposable to me.
Art is great but slightly over the top.
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