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Midori no Hibi  
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Description
From VIZ:

Seiji Sawamura is the toughest seventeen-year-old in town, feared by all for his fighting prowess and his deadly "devil's right hand." But at heart, Seiji is a softy, and all he wants is an end to his seventeen-year history of being a lonely single guy. Unfortunately his tough-guy reputation only serves to decrease his popularity with the ladies. But what happens when one day, his right hand becomes a girl?!

Type
Manga

Related Series
Aoi Destruction! (Side Story)

Associated Names
美鳥の日々
美鸟伴身边
Hari-Hari Midori
Midori Days
Nhật Ký Midori

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Latest Release(s)
v.8 c.75-85 by SnoopyCool (2440d ago)
v.7 c.Omake by SnoopyCool (3939d ago)
v.7 c.69-74 by SnoopyCool (2440d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
8 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 8, Chap 85 (much of the manga's stories are skipped)

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Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (1224 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.26 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 1st 2015, 8:00pm PST


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Year
2002

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Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (8 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #703 increased(+142)
Monthly Pos #917 decreased(-88)
3 Month Pos #909 increased(+85)
6 Month Pos #974 decreased(-87)

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On 498 reading lists
On 600 wish lists
On 3656 completed lists
On 89 unfinished lists
On 322 custom lists

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Wonderful   
Rating: N/A
by matrice
January 3rd, 2008, 7:00am
One of the funniest romance/comedy I have ever read... Well, I usually love the works of this author, because they are light and fun and always original.
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Funniest   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by shadowfigher
December 1st, 2007, 4:42am
I totally love the sense of humor of this author,Inoue Kazurou, his mangas are the funniest I read so far.

... Last updated on December 1st, 2007, 4:43am
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great   
Rating: N/A
by Emperorpogi
February 9th, 2007, 4:57pm
the summary looked stupid and out of whack to me. i mean i thought it was going to be pointless. but when i read this, i felt really happy i did. this MANGA is worth the read.

never seen the anime. but to me the manga satisfies me still
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what was i thinking...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by crow_kun
January 12th, 2007, 12:54am
when i first read the summary i figured it was going to be really really ecchi. i mean come on a girl on a guys hand, but i gave it a try and i loved it
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One of the best ecchi Iíve read   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Nyajinsky
July 19th, 2015, 11:25am
The ecchi tag is exaggerated anyway. I'm giving it a lower score than it deserves (more in spoiler tag at the end).

The story
Sawamura Seiji is known as Mad dog and is the strongest delinquent in the city. Except for his sister. But he only wants one thing: a girlfriend. After another rejection, he wakes up and to his surprise, a girl is attached to his right hand (getting cr*p past the radar). The girl, Midori, confesses that she always liked him, but was too shy to say it out loud. Midori quite likes the fact, that she is now Seijis hand. He is against it, but will get used to it. The story continues with their everyday lives together.

I wouldnít say itís a gag manga, but some chapters were totally random. Not a bad thing at all.

Art
Very good. Above average shounen art. There was not that much of panty shots, which was for the better. But it was forgettable and not very original (the art). Generic shounen.

Characters
For me, characters are the most important thing in every fiction. And here, the characters were great. Sawamura Seiji kind of reminded me of Harima Kenji. He wasnít that cool though and I also donít like him that much. He was too kind, seriously. Misunderstood delinquent, who only wants love. I'm not surprised there were so many girls (and boys) in love with him.

I hated Midori though. She was helpless, selfish andÖ well yeah, she was selfish. She didnít worry about anyone but herself and Seiji. She didnít care that there are people worried about her. Also, I donít like these happy characters.

I have to write about two more characters, because they are my favorites.

Shingyouji Kouta-kun!!! aka how to add shounen-ai to a shounen manga. I donít even know what I like about Kouta, but the chapters about him were seriously funny. He is a guy that attracts troubles. Or troubles attract him. Anyway, his falling in love with Seiji was hilarious.

But the place for the best character definitely goes to Ayase. Ayase was holding the whole story together. Best chapters were with her (or Kouta). She is such a sweet girl. In school she is the annoying know-it-all, but you can see that the character was very well done. She plays with stuffed animals. Just look at her room, so cute. Her love to Sawamura was so pure and romantic. Really, the most romantic scenes in the manga were with Seiji and Ayase, not Midori. She is strong, kind of irrational (especially the ďI saw him firstĒ reasonings), pure hearted and righteous.

Enjoyment
Good and funny manga. I recommend it to everyone. Seriously, go read it. I as a girl liked it, so if you just stay away because its ecchi or shounen, donít.

So about the low score:
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
I really hated, that he didnít choose Ayase. I cried the whole chapter, when she confessed to him. (The second time). Seiji and Midori arenít such a good couple. It would be a lot better if he chose Ayase, Midori realized that the first love never last and so onÖ Even Kouta would be better. I know, the story was about Midori, but she just doesnít deserve him! Poor, poor Ayase. Let me hug you. *hug*
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Actually Heart warming   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Green Mylle
January 7th, 2015, 3:28am
I remember watching the anime back then and cried on it. I also remember repeatedly singing the opening and ending song and even buying the OST of Midori Days. Man, how I love the anime version.

It's funny, characters have good development, and actually romantic and heartfelt. It's warm, you could really feel the love of Midori for Seiji-kun.
A really nice blend of humor and romance.

And yes to the person who said, it hasn't lost its charm. Because it's worth a second try.
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the right stuff   
Rating: N/A
by AmDnim
April 1st, 2013, 11:55am
really good, really unique, really heartwarming
if you've been reading all action all the time, take a break and revel in this manga, it wont disappoint
hell, whatever you're reading, give this a try
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honestly a good manga   
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by Eskamobob1
May 4th, 2011, 7:10pm
im not gunna lie... when i first read the summary i was extremely skeptical about this manga... as i read it got cuter and cuter... eventually it had totally sucked me in and i couldn't put it down... i would recommend this to anybody who likes typical doof manga romances
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Beautiful   
Rating: 9.6 / 10.0
by dasnik
April 13th, 2008, 8:30pm
I first watch the anime but this manga is something else it way better in everything it as move me to tear and make me laugh like I never have.
This is one of the funniest manga I ever read for now i could say but i thing it will always stay the same but when I finish manga like this one it put a emptyness into my heart and this make me want to read it again an again but I think I will start by learning how to read Japanese first thing this way it will be like i never read it and it will be even better.

... Last updated on November 10th, 2010, 10:50am
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Funny!   
Rating: N/A
by Lynnea
January 15th, 2008, 11:51pm
A simple, light-hearted story. Original, absurd and damn straight hilarious things happen. This series is one which guys and girls can enjoy alike. Not a lot of lovey-dovey romances (since the main character is... your average misunderstood teenaged guy).

The artwork is nicely done and suits the story very well.

Give it a read and see what you think of it.
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