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Yumenara Samenaide  
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Description
1) Yumenara Samenaide
Sachika got involved in a traffic accident, and she fell into a coma. The moment she awoke from it, the one waiting for her wasn't a family member or her boyfriend Tetsuo, but a man she didn't know. He introduced himself as Kohara, one of her relatives, and he took her to his house. Sachika gradually felt that something was wrong, and she came to know of a shocking fact...
- Aerandria Scans

2) The Rainbow Love Song
A girl meets her prince charming - just to find out things aren't what they seem like soon after. Dejected, she tries to make the best of her current situation, but then the past life mixes with the present life...

3) Beauty and the Beast
Comedy about a tomboy and her unmanly childhood friend.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
ゆめならさめないで
沉睡的花朵
Don't Let Me Awake if This is a Dream

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.Story 2 (end) by Chibi Manga (1393d ago)
v.1 c.Story 3 by Chibi Manga (1539d ago)
v.1 c.Story 1 by Chibi Manga (1672d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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User Rating
Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (392 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.45 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 22nd 2014, 8:01am PST


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Year
2006

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Serialized In (magazine)
Betsucomi (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #892 increased(+140)
Monthly Pos #1489 increased(+64)
3 Month Pos #1784 decreased(-19)
6 Month Pos #1809 decreased(-47)

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On 263 reading lists
On 300 wish lists
On 1276 completed lists
On 20 unfinished lists
On 293 custom lists

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Good one shots   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by Miaxchan
March 9th, 2015, 10:38am
Plot-wise, the first one shot was well executed, the twist was nice - although you could totally see it coming ( I guess the satisfaction comes from you confirming it?) while the idea of an everlasting live may seem romantic, It doesn't really seem realistic and may actually be downright sad and depressing.
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The guy devoted his entire youth to his girlfriend, I wouldn't be able to do that...

Flaws aside, this one shot is a pretty good read, the art is clean and the ending, a happy one. While I might have been harsh on this one-shot, I liked it and still reread it from time to time.

The second one had a lot of potential, but my oh my did it veer off course... I almost flipped my desk in anger when I finished it. The concept of reincarnation is pretty neat and is one of my favourite themes to look for in manga series, but that still didn't save the one-shot for me. The whole story actually felt kind of "forced" like a commentator earlier had mentioned - like it had to end "that" way. It might have been because the one-shots were published in Betsucomi and editors encourage mangakas to write about hetero couples, but in my opinion, it might have been better if Yasuko-sensei left the two protagonists as is.

The third one was pretty average, it was cliche but was still fun to read and I guess the female MC was likable to a certain degree. I didn't have any high expectations reading it so it was alright.

Overall, this collection was decent, I'd recommend people read the first story and decide whether they'd want to continue on from there,

... Last updated on March 11th, 2015, 11:35pm
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Pretty great.   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by MondSemmel
December 2nd, 2014, 10:29am
I loved the first story, liked the third story, and got irritated by the second story. My advice: Read just stories 1 & 3; story 2 would pull the rating down.

Incidentally, my issues with story 2 are these:
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First of all, the therapist violates his patient's confidentiality, yet it's totally glossed over in the story. Secondly, it's based on the absurdity of past life memories and inconsistent time travel thingamajigs. The story would be much better without.


... Last updated on December 2nd, 2014, 10:30am
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Interesting stories with satisfying endings   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by flowinmyboat
November 8th, 2014, 1:17am
Solid set of oneshots. Each story had it's own distinct story and interesting aspects to them. Since they were oneshots, the endings were a bit abrupt but I felt all three stories had relatively okay pacing (story two was a bit rushed/underdeveloped, IMO because the author was trying to fit too much in).

Fun read, worth it!

... Last updated on November 8th, 2014, 1:27am
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lightly cute   
Rating: 7.1 / 10.0
by whitespade
August 12th, 2014, 4:38pm
theres nothing of great note in this manga. bland characters, common art, unimaginative storyline - you name it, it is average. however, average does not mean bad, i still get through it because theres still some cute moments here and there. read this if you want to, but skip this if you dont have much time for manga reading and pick a more flavourful manga out there.
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This mangaka's works are great   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by RaikaRai
August 7th, 2014, 4:16pm
1. Hey unexpectedly interesting, aww it really was good, the story was executed wonderfully. 8/10
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Sachika said she'll definitely return all the lost times Tetsuo has had, well what if she gets into another coma again? muahahaha, need to recover even more time then, muahaha...ok sorry for being cruel~


2. Man i realize this mangaka is a really good storyteller, writing a oneshot that doesn't feel short at all and at the same time so intriguing, how does she do that smile amazed. happy. love how the story ended. love the whole plot. 8.5/10

3. huhuh, thank goodness, this wasn't very long, i didn't find it very interesting, just ok. 7/10

Overall, the artwork was awesome, the stories no doubt was great, except for the last one, i felt it was borderline ok for me.
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Overrated   
Rating: N/A
by Sphear
August 2nd, 2013, 9:33pm
How did it get so many 10's? Or is the 10 losing its meaning? If anything, this was just a compilation of average to above-average oneshots- nothing spectacular or creative even. The concepts were interesting but being a oneshot and all, characters felt 2 dimentional and the plot was too quick for any kind of endearment for the characters.

It was okay, but TEN does not quite fit it for me.
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Don't got the right to judge   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by caozhi
January 11th, 2013, 10:18pm
But I am and I'm basing it off a single story. I don't understand what the praise stems from in all honesty, I never felt the stories were really about love or had a semblance of that emotion in the work. The ideas were generally interesting, but the execution and resolutions were poor and rather...how should I phrase it..."forced". All I could sense was a single road of linear thought, the stories were of interest but the author in my opinion, lacked the creativity to make the stories enjoyable. It was a 'meh' for me. Didn't stick and now I struggle to even remember what they were about.
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True love   
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by Ariaofthesong
May 20th, 2012, 9:41pm
I really loved the first story-it actually made me cry. Tetsuo really loved sachika and he didn't want he to be hurt. He loved her so much that he was willing to hide everything, even who he was. BEST ONESHOT EVER
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Surprisingly Sweet   
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by LittleOddity
March 19th, 2012, 8:55pm
1) Yumenara Samenaide -- The ending might have been obvious to everyone else, but I certainly didn't expect it. It was adorable, though; I really loved it. The guy was such a sweetheart to Sachika. It made me sad in a way, but the sweetness factor outweighed the slight bitterness in it.

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However, it made me sad that so much time had passed and that he lost so much of his youth. I wish it had been a shorter time skip as opposed to 15 years. I think that maybe 5-7 years also would have worked out well.


2) The Rainbow Love Song -- Okay, so I expected it to be a
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shoujo-ai
when I started it out but it actually turned out really well! Very cute idea about the whole
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gender change
when you walk under the rainbow bridge.

3) Beauty and the Beast -- I usually love a good, manly sort of male lead to match up with a strong, independent-sort of girl. However, the author made me like the guy despite his girlish personality and the girl's personality was interesting. She's feminine in her own way, which I liked.

I recommend it to anyone who wants a quick read that makes you grin wink
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Wish I could give this more than a 10   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by timenchips
January 20th, 2012, 1:37am
The first story was absolutely beautiful. No flaky, over-dramatized love, but pure love that transcends all bounds. I didn't know whether to be jealous of the love she had beside her or to just sit back in shock at the love he had for her. A must read.
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