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Mekakushi no Kuni  
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Description
Mekakushi no Kuni is the story of high school student Outsuka Kanade who can sometimes see a person's future with a touch, and transfer student Naitou Arou, whose ESP is limited to past events. When Kanade glimpses an unfortunate incident coming, can she change it? She soon befriends Arou, who's no novice. While Kanade’s power is limited to the near future and is somewhat incontrollable, Arou’s is permanent and he can even use it to see an object’s “memories”. Are these teenaged seers of the past and future made for each other? And who's right: Arou with his "hands off" policy about meddling in people's lives, or Kanade whose more proactive stance has already had unhappy consequences?

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Associated Names
當現在遇到未來
目隠しの国
Beyond the Blindfold
Land of the Blindfolded
Vương quốc của những dải băng bịt mắt

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Latest Release(s)
v.8-9 by Dragonvoice & DGT (3512d ago)
v.4 c.15 by Anime Waves (3635d ago)
v.6 by DGT (3652d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
9 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (845 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.53 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 12th 2014, 7:59am PST

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Year
2000

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

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Chuang Yi (9 Volumes - Complete)
CMX (9 Volumes - Complete)

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Weekly Pos #750 increased(+94)
Monthly Pos #1141 increased(+36)
3 Month Pos #1255 increased(+33)
6 Month Pos #1235 decreased(-87)

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On 645 reading lists
On 909 wish lists
On 2682 completed lists
On 109 unfinished lists
On 366 custom lists

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Sweet and Plenty Interesting   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by whistlebird
April 29th, 2012, 10:10pm
I love the romantic fantasies, and this is definitely one of the better ones. Occasionally a little slow at first, but it makes up for it by carefully developing the characters and plot in a realistic and interesting way. The romance is sweet but not contrived, sincere and pure without being ridiculous, and it occasionally makes you want to really cry for the characters-but doesn't hit you in the face with overly tragic past after tragic past. And while the main characters have powers, they choose to use and develop them in their own ways, much the way real people would use them or choose not to use them. They don't all have hero complexes and try to save the world; they do the best they can with their own lives and problems, and sometimes we the readers are rewarded with a bit of suspense and a surprising twist or two in the use of the power. Toward the ending it really had me eagerly turning pages, and while I wish there was more after the climax, I was satisfied enough I didn't feel like storming the author's house and giving her an earful in English, like I would like to do with some series authors. The art is also very beautiful and there is a delicate sense of detail in the character's faces and hands.
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Perfect.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by matt_is_the_best
March 11th, 2012, 9:17pm
Nothing but "perfect" can describe this manga. I loved everything about it. It was beautiful, unique, and everything I could ever want in a high-school based romance manga. Perfect. And I want to name my son Arou, now. It's such a light, airy, flowy name. Aroou. Too bad it might sound weird with parents named Amanda and Ben. ........... Maybe not though! =D
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Sweet   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by reina q
April 14th, 2010, 6:53pm
If anything, this story is really sweet. Like a huge lump of milk chocolate. I can see someone like Hayao Miyazaki making a movie of this that's how bland and touching it is. I liked it, but a little more REALITY would have worked. The kids in this story didn't really do bad things, get in trouble or get into this HUGE love thing, it was all slow and fixed with the girl's HUGE doe eyes. Yeah see in real life that doesn't solve everything/anything.
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loved it   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by sallyen
April 2nd, 2008, 8:44am
I love all the main characters. It is impossible to hate any of them smile they're all so adorable especially Kanada ;}
Too bad that the story had to end.
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welll...   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by flapple
February 6th, 2008, 12:30am
POSSIBLE SPOILERS!!!

i thought this was a reeally great read but i wish there was more about Arou and Kanade and less about Namiki smile i also especially like chapter 32 cause of the misunderstang lol i wish that really did happen... i also Arou and Kanade get married
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A classic   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kurisu
February 4th, 2008, 6:16am
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One of her earlier works, Tsukuba Sakura knows how to tell a story without over exaggerating. Although the ending was unexpected (a bit open-ended), I could tell where it lead. I am just sad that it ended so quickly! I'm sure it could have been a little longer*sigh*


The question is, would you use your power to see the past or future to save someone? Arou proves that seeing the past CAN save someone's future, no matter what the circumstances. Kanade's determination to change the present and save the future of many people's lives is really touching. :] I love the simplicity of the plot, but the complexity of the character development of it all. There's so much emotion, and Tsukuba Sakura portrays the characters so well. It's not a story where each character is introduced right from the beginning. As each character enters, their stories unfold so subtly that sometimes I'm like "oh yea that did happen to that person", but I forget that I read it a little while back. Plus, the relationship(s) are so sweet. I've grown to love all the characters, and I'm sure others will too.
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Refreshing.   
Rating: 9.2 / 10.0
by Pomegranate
November 15th, 2007, 7:28pm
Just when you think you've read all the manga out there.
A refreshing tale that makes you eager for life. Not too long so you'll get bored of it, but not too short that you'll crave more. Wonderful art and wonderful story, a must read.
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i like it x]   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by japeika
August 27th, 2007, 7:36am
i finally finished it and i enjoyed it >_<!it's was seriosuly a cute story but sometime it a bit "dark"but i still love it xD!!!
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I LOVE IT!~   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by reachingforyou96
July 9th, 2012, 5:09pm
arou and kanade just make my heart skip a beat smile I love this series, and I reread it too. The art is adorable and gorgeous. I just can't help but love TSUBAKA SAKURA's art work. biggrin
This series just makes a smile appear, and i would recommend anyone to read it unless you're a smut fan, haha sorry theres nothing like that in here...
It's a very innocent manga and you really feel for the characters. Give it a chance! I'm sure you'll grow to love it
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Bleh   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by nemo91591
May 17th, 2012, 8:00am
Penguin revolution was way better (despite it's ending). This manga was just so boring. Yes, it's "supposedly" touching and what not, but it's just so slow and...well...boring. I could not bring myself to finish this manga. The characters were pretty bland too. There was nothing in particular that drew me into this manga. If you really have nothing else to read, then read this manga, but otherwise I wouldn't recommend it.
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