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Poor Mugi Tadano! Heartbroken after his girlfriend moves away, he takes a summer job at his friend Kazuki's beachside snack bar/hotel on a tropical island. It seems like the perfect plan - until he meets Yuu, who might just be the cutest person that Mugi has ever seen.


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v.31 c.144 by GoManga (4d ago)
v.30 c.143 by GoManga (33d ago)
v.30 c.142 by GoManga (53d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
42 Volumes (Ongoing)

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Pastel by Master_M2K

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User Rating
Average: 8 / 10.0 (798 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.95 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 30th 2016, 2:22pm PST



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Serialized In (magazine)
Magazine Special (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Del Rey (14 Volumes - Defunct)

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Weekly Pos #198 increased(+104)
Monthly Pos #728 increased(+56)
3 Month Pos #637 increased(+367)
6 Month Pos #1021 increased(+310)

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so... how much progress is there in the story? 512 days, 4 hours, 29 minutes ago
Biggest WTF moment in Pastel 2663 days, 15 hours, 43 minutes ago

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A decent shounen romance, but where's the developments? ^_^   
Rating: 7.9 / 10.0
by Master_M2K
September 9th, 2007, 7:45am
The story starts of as a typical boy meets girl and then they somehow end up living together bigrazz but after the first couple initial volumes it just drags on with random stuff for 10 volumes.

The artwork is good enough for a rom/com with superb details on the environments however the character design are plain especially the male protagonist and the girls are sometimes hard to tell apart.

Final Thoughts:-
I thought this romantic comedy had some potential of being one of my faves, but that was ruined once the mangaka decided to drag on the story for ages. Not only is the story dragged on but it's full of every single type of cliche but at least it had plenty of jokes and the story is finally starting to get back on track. ^_^
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Rating: N/A
by joelfo
July 16th, 2007, 8:06am
its quite good .... though the story kinda doesn't seem to be developing anymore then the usual repetitve daily life with a few problems here and there, but i have only read up to v11 soo ill keep reading i just don't wanna i guess you just gotta give it a chance and see where it leads
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Drag? Finally :O   
Rating: N/A
by Jetril
July 8th, 2007, 9:41pm
In case people just read the negative comments below..
Spoiler (highlight to view)
well confession finally occurs V14
so... hey, maybe give it a shot? Typical series but the comments are kind of unfair, a lot of romance series drags out a few volumes, tad harsh to hit it just for that.
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Nothing happens?   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by RilleL
June 15th, 2007, 5:16am
I have to agree with chickenwing on this one. It's suppose to be a comedy romance right? But nothing happens. Seriously.
I've read up to vol7, and you'd expect that some development between the two main characters should've happened, but no luck...
Is the mangaka dragging the story so he could make a 40 vol serie? It feels like that sometimes...
I'll keep reading, but if nothing happens the rating is going down. Way down.
Too bad, because this manga have potential.

... Last updated on June 15th, 2007, 5:17am
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love it but i could rant about it!   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by palabasa
June 7th, 2007, 7:22am
well, i've read love hina, ichigo 100%, i"s, suzuka and a lot more romantic comedy type i could say that this is not the best but i still love it.

its a typical ecchi romantic comedy, an ordinary wimpy guy who just happen to attract the cutests of all the girls. personally its dragging, and i don't know if i could surely say that Yuu really likes Mugi..i think possessive is more like it, but that doesn't mean like or love in my book. it's more of like Mugi is doing all the good things for her and not vice versa. and i could symphatize for all those cute girls who liked him, confesses then got rejected..

well i dont like Mugi's indecisiveness either, got no balls at all. but i guess that's the main point of the story, coz if he confesses, then its downhill after the mangaka is just dragging it out, huh?

well i ranted, but as a whole i am a sucker for romance so i read it non-stop, and i love it..just not 100%, like ichigo, hehe..or even suzuka..
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this is pretty good and pretty bad!!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ametaratsu
May 31st, 2007, 7:10pm
how can i say this the story can happen in real life not to mention the setting and the personality of guy's are revealed!!! damn what a cool story but damn suck's cause not yet finished and you still have to wait for the next issue for a long time!!!

... Last updated on May 31st, 2007, 7:17pm
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by ranmaru
May 10th, 2007, 5:00am
It's good but too slow, i hope waiting would bring something good because if it doesn't my rate for this manga will fall to 6.
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nothing special   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by chickenwing123
April 25th, 2007, 2:51pm
First I enjoyed it.. really.. you can trust me about that. But after some vol. And when Yuu goes for severall month to another town to live with her mother.. just after that, I realized how boring a manga becomes when there's no evolving plot
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Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by berial666
April 23rd, 2007, 2:03pm
15 volumes and its still ongoing?? when is this series gonna end? i mean the feelings between Yuu and Mugi are always the same, but noone dare confess.. this situation is pretty annoying imo.. i'd hope we could at least see some more about Yuu's side of the romance, yet we just get to meet new and useless charas who keep saying Y&M make a nice couple togheter, aahh the only reason im still folowing all of this is the art and the fanservice, the plot already died long ago (i swear, if yuu ends up saying she fell in love at first sight, i'm really going to Japan to kill Kobayashi:-D)
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parllel > pastel thoguh >_>   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by hlbrg
April 14th, 2007, 6:44pm
this is a good manga >_<" but i just hope that they release more than once a month >_<" well i guess i shoulnd't be complaining since im just leeching >_<":

it just annoys you a bit since it's too spread out... compared to parallel, pastel isn't as good. they should make him confess so the story gets somewhere >_<"
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