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Description
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.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
ディア マイン
亲亲小达令
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 (3749d ago)
v.4 c.20-21 (end) by Endless Dimension (4363d ago)
v.4 c.18-19 by Endless Dimension (4367d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
4 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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User Rating
Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (468 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 31st 2015, 9:07pm PST


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Year
2000

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Serialized In (magazine)
Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)
The Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)
No

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N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #535 increased(+147)
Monthly Pos #869 decreased(-37)
3 Month Pos #907 increased(+25)
6 Month Pos #961 increased(+15)

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On 476 wish lists
On 1555 completed lists
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Cute   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Astur
July 23rd, 2010, 8:15pm
I thoroughly enjoyed this series and despite negative reactions to the art, there was something very cute and endearing about it. I like how the mangaka can portray honest emotions without sullying the mood. Even as she cried I felt sad and laughed and felt many things at once. That, and I like age gaps bigrazz
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Pleasantly surprised...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Tatania
May 17th, 2010, 8:22pm
Note: I did not read the extra at the end… and never will… This review is solely for the main story Dear Mine

The cutesy story is full of great moments, that I found relatively unique (though a few cliché’s will be found…), that will make you’re heart melt. Beginning this manga I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, the cover wasn’t all that appealing to me, the premise was a common one in shoujo, and the only reason I began reading it was because I was bored. I was pleasantly surprised by the enjoyment I got out of this manga.

Plot- A very simple plot and it stays simple. The pace is amazing though! The slow developing relationship between Satoko and Fuuma was excellent, a great pace was set and kept between them for the duration of the story, beginning and ending their story perfectly!

Characters- I really enjoyed Satoko and Fuuma! They were great characters; Satoko was a very normal girl who is likable and upbeat. Fuuma is much more serious and stoic but gets so flustered at times, some his reactions are just so cute! While the mains were great the secondary characters however… they weren’t as great. I didn’t enjoy them all that much, some of them just got on my nerves to much. But as I continued to read I began to like them a bit better although they still didn’t compare to the mains. (Though without them the story would be half as good as it is.)

Art- This art style isn’t my favorite style but I could still enjoy it, even if at times it was a bit sketchy.

Other- The story is a romance, if you’re looking for a complex plot with many twists and turns skip this, I can see how you may find this a bit boring. If you’re looking for a comedy don’t expect this story to be to funny either, contrary to what genre’s its listed under this story doesn’t have comedy. Not that that’s bad, but if you’re searching for a more lighthearted, carefree, hilarious manga this isn’t really what you’re looking for.
I don’t usually like large age gaps, four years is about as far as I’m comfortable with, anything more I get uncomfortable and start switching around the characters ages in my head so they are closer together in age. So with this story the two characters are seven years apart, that’s a stretch for me, what makes it even more unrealistic is that the boy is only ten, very young. However the boy is so mature that it’s hard to think of him as ten, so with this manga I was again setting him a few years older than he was. But while I would have rather they were a bit closer in age I still liked their relationship and enjoyed this manga and recommend this for anyone interested.

8/10 –Was good
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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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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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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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Nice!   
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 first..it'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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cute and funny   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by whitespade
August 4th, 2014, 4:07pm
this is a great manga for any shotacon out there. the young boy is mature in his thoughts and his feelings, but sometimes he shows his child-like cute sides that make you just want to squeeze him. the girl is the stereotypical helpless naive urchin, but i think she complement him in making him look more mature by taking care of her, but still retain the childish quality when she take care of him like a mother.

all the other characters are also good people that is easy to like. i also love the humour in here, where the hazy drawing becomes compacted when funny expressions were drawn in. the plot is inevitable, but is doesnt matter because the most important thing is the characters.

do read this if you love cute shota acting mature!
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<3   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Imsexyandiknowit328
February 9th, 2013, 7:42pm
Yeah, the guy is ten and she's seventeen, and as a seventeen year old girl myself I can't imagine falling for a ten year old, but hey, it's a manga, so whatever lol. THIS MANGA IS SO CUTE. Like, I couldn't stop smiling and my heart kept squeezing and whatnot. So adorable! One of my favs, definitely. I've read it, like, four times since I first discovered it at 15. Loves. <3
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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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