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From Aerandria Scans:

"There once was a girl with a splendid flower blooming upon her chest."

When Lys was born, her heart did not beat at all. To save her, her mother made a contract with a devil: Lys can borrow his heart until the day she turns sixteen, but after that, he will eat her body. Together with her companion, Siva, someone whom she met by chance in the desert at night, she travels around as a dancer girl to find the devil who sealed her fate. One day, while they were traveling, they suddenly meet an egoistic prince and a ring spirit...


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Associated Names
A Princess with a Flower
Das geliehene Herz
Hanatsuki Hime
Lys Lily
The Borrowed Heart

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Latest Release(s)
v.2 c.7-8 (end) by Aerandria Scans (2186d ago)
v.2 c.5-6 by Aerandria Scans (2204d ago)
v.1 c.4 + Omake by Aerandria Scans (2237d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

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Hanatsukihime by Miskat


User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (1166 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.35 / 10.0
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February 6th 2015, 7:12pm PST

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LaLa (Hakusensha)
LaLa DX (Hakusensha)

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3 Month Pos #617 decreased(-58)
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Short and sweet   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by 0sirt
March 19th, 2010, 6:21am
Subject says it all:
It's short, it's sweet nothing really outstanding but it gives an overall nice impression.
The ending
Spoiler (highlight to view)
is a happy one with the main couple living on together.

Overall it's a 9/10 for me.
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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Da Red One
January 29th, 2010, 7:11pm
this was a really cute short read nice build up and then an end you kind of knew was coming.... Siva as previously stated by just about everyone was a spiffy bishie w/ dark hair....the art was neat and sweeping...Lys wasn't the dumb whinny female lead we are used to...Thor was adorable kind of like Shippo from Inuyasha...all in all a good lighthearted manga....(maybe i can only say this cuz i just came off of Banana Fish)....but all around a great read...

... Last updated on January 29th, 2010, 7:14pm
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Love it!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by tennistensai
January 20th, 2010, 10:14pm
This manga is really good! Wayy better than what i expected. It's heartwrenching and towards the ending really made me cry. The romance is very nice, not too fluffy and u can definitely see why they love each other. Usually devil-human story always show the devil as someone heartless or so.. but this is different. Totally recommended!
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Totally Amazing!!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sunsetofnemesis
January 2nd, 2010, 2:59am
The art work was fantastic, well done, very stylish, good draws, has a touchin' plot that can make some tears fall apart from you. I dont' regret of reading it, i suggest you do the same and just start reading it now now. Great great manga. The end was beautiful and not rush like in other stories`. Let your lecture of this manga Begin!!!!!!!!
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Such a Fantastic Manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by simpledevotion
November 27th, 2009, 2:20pm
Nowadays, it is hard to find a touching shoujo manga that pulls at our heartstrings. I usually don't cry when I read manga, but at the end of this series, I couldn't help crying. The art and the story is so beautiful. This is a captivating series that I would recommend. If you want a sweet and touching love story, read this series! You won't regret it!

Note, this manga is targeted towards though who love cliche love stories-- sort of the Disney princess movie type of way. Once in a while, I like to indulge in one of these. If you are looking for a deep psychological manga with damaged characters with many flaws, then don't look here. But, if you want a fairy-tale-like experience, stop reading this and go download this series!!

Seriously though, this was such a good manga that for a while I didn't feel like picking up any other series after this because I wanted this manga to settle in my mind.

... Last updated on November 27th, 2009, 4:06pm
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by xfrommetoyou
October 21st, 2009, 7:14pm
The art was stunning - as expected of Hibiki Wataru. The story was quite on the cliche side at first, and I didn't expect too much from it except for the nice art.

But, the ending was really touching, and it shows how strong love can really be. I was at lost for words when I finished reading it. Chapter 8&9 just really changed my mind - and was by far the best chapters.

The early chapters tend to give you the wrong idea though.

--completed the series
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Did NOT drag on forever ...   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by thebikernun
August 24th, 2009, 11:58am
I enjoyed the art and was more than happy that the story was good and that the writer knew when to end it. It's always sad when stories are dragged on FOREVER and the reader gets bored. This was not the case, a good read.
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Beautiful manga.   
Rating: N/A
by MLE
August 18th, 2009, 9:09pm
Really Recommended read! Like a lot of others, I hesitated to read it, but am SO glad that I did. I mean... the plot is really good (for something with 2 volumes and 8 chapters *o*) and it wasn't boringly cliche, I'm fine with cliche... just when it makes the whole manga predictable. The ending was quite beautiful too XD but I wash I could see a Siva/Lys child *drools*

Art: Beautiful♥
Story: Great
Length: Reasonable (I kinda wish it had an extra volume.)
Characters: Nice for the Serie's length.
Romance: Sweet and Pure
Overall: Stop reading this comment and start reading this wonderful book.
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A wonderful Fairytale   
Rating: N/A
by Marei_23
August 18th, 2009, 8:04pm
I cried four times while reading this romantic and tragic tale. This story really took my breath away. At first I was not into the story but after reading past chapter one this manga really blossomed. Wow!! the main male lead Siva made me cry for his sorrow over Lys. The author did a great job with this story and leaves readers with a sense of happiness.
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by iitzHans
August 5th, 2009, 7:30pm
Happy endings are always nice. The art was fanatastic however the clothes Lys wore left nothing to the imagination. I wonder how she didn't get raped by Siva by wearing a bra like thing with a tini piece of cloth around her waist.

Moving on, I'm very glad everything worked out. Prince Russet was such a sweetheart. Oh, and for a crack pairing, the genie in the ring and Fatima? Anyways, I thought it was ironic that the devils showed more humanity than the humans. It shows that humans can also be devils deep inside their heart.
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