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Hotaru no Hikari  
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Description
27-year-old Hotaru would rather sleep at home than seek romance, but due to unforeseen circumstances, suddenly she’s living with her boss, Takano. What’s more is that she now has a budding relationship with Makoto, who’s younger than she is. Like a dried fish thrown back into the ocean, can she learn to swim again and rediscover the ways of romance?

Type
Manga

Related Series

Associated Names
ホタルノヒカリ
小莹的青春
호타루의 빛
Glow of the Fireflies
Hotaru's Light
Hotaru's Way
It Is the Only Little Light in My Life
Light of the Firefly

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)
v.11 c.61 by J-SiS & ShoujoHearts (137d ago)
v.11 c.60 by J-SiS & ShoujoHearts (222d ago)
v.10 c.58-59 by J-SiS & ShoujoHearts (423d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
15 Volumes (Complete)
7 Volumes (Bunkoban)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
7 topics, 18 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8 / 10.0 (261 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.85 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 19th 2017, 3:38pm PST


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Year
2004

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Kiss (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Kodansha Comics (3 Volume - Ongoing; Digital)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #604 increased(+85)
Monthly Pos #919 decreased(-34)
3 Month Pos #1009 increased(+66)
6 Month Pos #1035 increased(+47)

List Stats
On 1291 reading lists
On 1039 wish lists
On 85 completed lists
On 79 unfinished lists
On 342 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Releases on hold. 1952 days, 0 hours, 30 minutes ago
Hotaru no Hikari Picked Up Again! 2187 days, 21 hours, 56 minutes ago
Hotaru no Hikari 2200 days, 8 hours, 54 minutes ago
The end 2211 days, 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
Where/how to buy Hotaru no Hikari 2243 days, 7 hours, 24 minutes ago

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Rare Josei   
Rating: N/A
by BimboSilly
September 8th, 2008, 3:12am
One and only Josei with a mid twenties heroine that I have come across (since most are high school girls, honestly do they really have such an active life?), so I was sorta looking forward to this. I still like it and thats coz of the boss. Nice to see an actual mature man who is pretty unfazed by Hotaru's antics biggrin It isnt the best but I do agree it could be bette. However, the setting is good though very shoujo-ish, still I like the childishness of the character a bit coz they could have made it absolutely boring. Am goin through the RAWs now..
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very cute and funny :P at least by the live drama version   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by DawnFlower
July 15th, 2008, 8:09am
well - I've only watched the live drama (google it) ^^~ it's nothing deep but it's still pretty funny. If you have spare time - do watch it *cough* on mysoju.com *cough* anywayz... final words: not by any mean great nor deep but entertaining nevertheless.
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Picks up mid-ch. 1   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Yeran
May 12th, 2008, 2:27pm
When I started reading it, I was turned off by the superplain art and what seemed to be a lame shoujo plot hook -- a 27-year-old woman has to live with her boss. But actually, it doesn't seem too contrived. ^^
Lower rating because of the art.

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