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Dear Mine  
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Satoko is a domestic girl with a kind heart. She lost her father when she was little, and her family has been very poor ever since her father's company shut down. However, life is happy enough when you are optimistic, and Satoko enjoys her daily life heartily. One day, she is rescued from a attacking dog by Fuuma, an extraordinarily mature 10-year-old boy. Little does Satoko realize that this boy is the head of Wakudera Corporation, as well as her future husband!

Volume 1 extra is Undying Flower (Karenai Hana), a yuri oneshot.


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Associated Names
ディア マイン
디어 마인
Cậu võ sĩ hay ngượng
Karenai Hana (TAKAO Shigeru)
Undying Flower

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.Undying Flower by Endless Dimension (3223d ago)
v.4 c.20-21 (end) by Endless Dimension (3837d ago)
v.4 c.18-19 by Endless Dimension (3841d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
4 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (447 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8 / 10.0
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March 31st 2015, 9:07pm PST



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Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)
The Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)

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Really good...   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Merlerna
September 7th, 2007, 11:22am
I mean the story gets a little bland every now and then but then something always happen that makes me smile. I kinda wish the ending was a bit more different but oh well. It was good.
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so cute!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by joyfullyme16
June 8th, 2012, 5:36pm
I loved this manga! It might sound strange the main lead being 10 years old but it doesnt feel strange. He is so mature and lovable that i cant help rooting for him. And his love for her is so complete and sweet that it makes me all mushy inside. Also the art is very simple and very fitting to the story. I very much enjoyed reading this. It is worth your time.
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will leave you smiling silly   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by dreamerondrugs
May 23rd, 2008, 5:27pm
this was incredibly sweet! i was hesitant to read something with such a huge age gap difference. well, as it turns out, this 10 year old boy is more of a man than many other guys ive read in other mangas. hes hard working, caring and even at the age of 10, tries his best to protect the things he loves. hes a hell lot smarter than alot of other manga guys too. haha.

the only bad points are...the art is not thattt superb...and i wish they did a '10 years later' scene afterwards. i wanted to see the part where they get married, etc!

... Last updated on May 23rd, 2008, 5:28pm
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AAaaaw :D   
Rating: N/A
by greatyu
July 5th, 2013, 7:51am
An awesome manga, i prefer shotacons like these, even though the child is 10years old you seriously get the feeling of a matured man. Satoko however shuld be more strong though.
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Unfinished in my eyes   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by kichiX
February 25th, 2012, 1:24pm
Just a couple of extra pages on the end of the last chapter and this would've been perfect for me. Something to show what happened after Fuuma grew up and them getting married or having kids, if that was the way the author imagined the ending (because presumably, she wouldn't have them going their separate ways?).
That aside, I felt sometime the panelling was slightly imaginative and I didn't always understand what was going on. It was a "miss a panel miss the story" storytelling. Personally it kind of bothered me that a seventeen year old fell in love with a ten year old but that's just me, and you expect that when you pick this up. Overall I felt like this was missing something, and the lack of an ending lowered my rating of this series.
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love this one!   
Rating: N/A
by joymahal17
May 17th, 2007, 1:33am
I really love the story line... the girl is really charming and the male protagonist is well dashing.. though he's still a boy but he's older than he seems..
the story really warm me up!! it's so good!!

all in all it's really charming i read it about 3 times now...
i recommend you give it a try... it's really nice..
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Not extraordinary, but not bad either   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by Hanjae
November 19th, 2006, 9:06pm
At first I was thrown off by the huge age gap between the two protagonists. I mean, 17 year old teenage girl and a 10 year old boy? But Fuuma acts far older than his age, and as the manga progresses, he is drawn older and becomes much more of a 'bishie'. That certainly helps.

Once you get over the age gap, it's a sweet little story of acceptance. The reluctant-fiancee-turned-lover plot isn't exactly revolutionary, but it's still a nice, light story. Worth a try if you have a bit of free time.
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Rating: N/A
by AnimeFinder166
May 13th, 2015, 8:57am
I don't always read mangas that have the younger male older female category but this was an exception because when I saw the cover...I was like:"Oh...this one (looks) cute" yeah I just decide like that. Plus it has the category of Male lead falls in love's just the right one to read at that time (my mood decides what category of the manga that i'll read)
and I was glad that I read this...this manga didn't fail me.
I really love the moments where Fuuma is jealous~
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I guess it was ok....ish   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by RaikaRai
September 28th, 2014, 6:11pm
Sometimes the drawing confuses me, during those fighting scenes especially, everything's all mumble jumbled up, just don understand what's going on. I think that it's draggy, the main points were the beginning where they met and the end where everyone share their past memories, then after that it could have fast forward few years later when Fuuma was taller, and see what new interesting feels Satoko will have for him. One thing I liked was that it was mutual love when he was still shorter than her, that shows that she loves him no matter what.
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Some people already said it, but...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by himemai
September 14th, 2014, 8:00am
I decide I'll write about Dear Mine too \( ̄^ ̄)ง
I really love it! ♥ ♥ ♥
Well, I do really like age gap, but I don't read this just because of that.
The story is cute, fun, and light. I really like the art style, and how the small box in the manga makes things more funny^^. The relationship getting stronger and stronger as the story walk. It's so adorable and lovely relationship. To be honest, I really like entire four volume. Everything end so well. I really like the ending. It's so perfect for me in so many ways. All the character is lovable as well ♥

◦(..˘ ⌣ ˘..)◦ already collect the physical book
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