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Hanazakari no Kimitachi e  
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Japanese-American Mizuki has gotten herself into a high school in Japan... but not just any school! To be close to her idol, high jumper Izumi Sano, she's going to an all-guys' high school... and disguising herself as a boy! But as fate would have it, they're more than classmates... they're roommates! Now, Mizuki must keep her secret in the classroom, the locker room, and her own bedroom. And her classmates--and the school doctor--must cope with a new transfer student who may make them question their own orientation...

Note: Chapters 2 and 7 of After School are untranslated.

Contains the oneshot Wild Kiss (NAKAJO Hisaya)


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Associated Names
Для тебя во всем цвету
花ざかりの君たちへAfter School
아름다운 그대에게 애장판
For You in Full Blossom
Hana Kimi
Hanazakari no Kimitachi e - After School
Hanazakari no Kimitachi e: After School
Parmi eux - Hanakimi

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Latest Release(s)
v.After Stories c.4 by Omari's Sister over 6 years ago
v.After Stories c.2-3 by Omari's Sister over 6 years ago
v.After Stories c.1 - Nanba by Omari's Sister over 6 years ago
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Status in Country of Origin
23 Volumes + After School (2 Volumes) (Complete)
12 Aizouban Volumes

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter

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Hana Kimi by lilbabi1004
Hana-Kimi by Dubby

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User Rating
Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (1817 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.56 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 17th 2017, 8:13am PST



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Original Publisher
Hakusensha (1997; 2007; 2010)

Serialized In (magazine)
Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Viz (23 Volumes & 8 Omnibuses - Complete/Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #416 increased(+72)
Monthly Pos #556 (No change)
3 Month Pos #629 decreased(-4)
6 Month Pos #624 decreased(-61)

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On 970 reading lists
On 863 wish lists
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Forum Posts
to which dorm do u belong? over 5 years ago
Hana Kimi Live Action over 5 years ago
This has been bugging me for years... WHERE'S THE ANIME? over 8 years ago
Hana-Kimi over 8 years ago
Hana Kimi doujinshi over 9 years ago

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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by shininghero16
June 22nd, 2011, 6:50pm
I'm sincerely baffled by some of the reviews. My opinion is that perhaps they began reading Hana Kimi after having already read shoujo with similar plots? Maybe because this was one of my firsts shoujo manga AND my first crossdressing one that it has stuck with me for almost five years?

Obviously, it's popular. With a Japanese drama adaptation and a Korean drama adaptation in the making. But what some people lack while reading the manga, if they're just beginning to read it now, it's that it is a classic.

It's one extremely worthy of adding onto your library and having said you've read it because it's just THAT much of a classic.

Ignore the bad reviews, they might be very misleading. Give it a try and YOU be the judge.

Characters: 10/10
Plot: 10/10 (clique, but it's one of the ones that BEGAN the clique of a girl crossdressing as boy)
Art: 8/10
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one of my faves   
Rating: N/A
by kaiisawesome
June 1st, 2012, 9:04am
This was the first gender bender manga I read, and one of the first ones I fell in love with.
I love all of the characters. Mizuki, Sano, Nakatsu, Nanba-senpai, Nakao, and that health teacher that Mizuki always asks advice from. And also, Mizuki is such an awesome lead character. She wasn't particularly tomboyish or physically strong, but she was cute and interesting and amazing. I love the love story between her and Sano. The romance had lots of time to develop (since the series is very long) but I never felt that it was draggy or boring or anything. There were lots of sidestories that focused on the other characters, but it just made the series more amazing. It's like every character had a specific role to fulfill, not just some random character thrown in to give the romance in the series a hurdle to overcome. Come to think of it, the only real hurdle Mizuki and Sano had were themselves. There are lots of homosexuals in the series (well it IS set in an all boys' school) but I loved them all. They were amazing characters and added to the funny moments in the manga.

It's a must read smile
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It has been years....   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by colorinblack/white
June 26th, 2013, 10:18pm
This was the first manga I ever read and finished, about 8 years ago now. I still think about it now and is still one of my top favourites! I sometimes wish I had never read it so I could read it all over again and get all excited, y'know? Its definitely a classic and totally unforgettable smile
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Great manga   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by lalala13
October 14th, 2011, 9:43pm
This was the first manga i have ever read were a girl was in a all boys school, pretending to be a boy. I really liked it i was hooked from the first vol. It took me a while to get the other volumes read, cus i hadn't yet discovered the beauty of online manga sights. So it took me about 3 months to read it all, when it could of just taken me 2 days. And then it took a while for my library to get it in and i started to read some Yaoi and when i went back to it i kind of forgot that it wasn't a yaoi for a while lol but that's ok. WOW suddenly its my life story. lol anyway the book is good loved it I would recommend it any day. Oh yea P.S they don't have a Anime for it but they do have a Drama on it just to let you know.

... Last updated on October 14th, 2011, 9:48pm
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Rating: N/A
by smartygrl123
May 12th, 2008, 1:18am
This series was really good, with the characters and the plot, but i think that the ending wasn't really... all that good. It was crammed all into 1 volume. along with the cramming, the ending was kind of cheap and main-stream. i was disappointed because i thought that with Mizuki's personality, she would fight it out or something, but her kind of giving up and going away was really disappointing.
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The best series I've ever read   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Dubby
October 14th, 2007, 4:22pm
The best I've ever read. The romance has depth in it, and even though it drags out a bit, at least Sano & Mizuki get to know more about each other before actually dating.

This is a manga I recommend to gender-bender lovers. Or shoujo lovers alone. ^_^ Thanks to Hana-Kimi, my love for gender-benders boosted. <3 I've officially read more than 90% of all the gender benders in the book.

If you're the type to like romances with depth, and a hint of comedy and drama, this is just for you! It'll keep you on the edge of your seat till you finish, just waiting for someone to kiss already. You'll want to continue till the last page!

[btw, Sano is fucking sexy XD]

EDIT :: You know it was basically Hana-Kimi that started the whole gender-bending shoujo? >_> I mean, all the other gender-benders Hana-Kimi-like came AFTER Hana-Kimi. Power!!, Boku ni Natta Watashi, etc etc. I even found one image in Power!! that was EXTREMELY similar to an image in Hana-Kimi


Thus, I prefer the series that started it all n.n

And the artwork... omg, the improvement killed me a bit inside x___x; Sano kept getting sexy and sexier....

... Last updated on January 2nd, 2008, 5:27pm
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one of the best shoujo-s   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kute_changmin
February 21st, 2012, 9:14pm
There are romantic mangas that I used to like as a kid but not as an adult after I realize how cliche and shallow they are. But Hana Kimi is not the case. After so many years, I reread the whole series and fall in love with this manga again! The heroine is funny and cute without being too girlish. She may be naive, but in such a way that makes her so loveable. The drawing is simple, but it is a good style for this school life piece with light but heart touching and beautiful stories about relationships between students, friends, teachers, etc. The manga is quite long for readers who only want to read about the main love-line, but the side stories about side characters are very interesting and add more depth and aspects to the manga.
P/s: it is a BL under cover imo, but I have no complain about that. In fact, I like this series more due to that reason biggrin

... Last updated on February 21st, 2012, 9:16pm
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Rating: N/A
by wind_chaser45
April 16th, 2006, 7:23pm
The main character is so cute! I looove the orange haired guy because he's so funny..The dog takes the cake, thou( Yujiro!!). so very frustrated with the plot. WHEN ARE THEY GOING TO FIND OUT!?!?
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by catwoman1994
March 29th, 2013, 4:32pm
That was amazing truly amazing!

The only thing that would have made it better is if I had gotten to see my dear first knight in a dress, with long hair and her true love dancing!
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Good stuff   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by aetherwyn
June 24th, 2009, 5:41pm
Correct me if I'm wrong, but this is not supposed to be a deep, thought-provoking manga. Quite frankly, I love that about it. It's light, humorous, interesting, and -- I have to admit it -- I love the main guy character. XD It's one of my all-time favorite shoujo mangas. The artwork is really pretty, too. And, EXTREME PLUS: it doesn't glorify rape, which is something I've found too many mangas do. The main guy character keeps his hands to himself, even when he's stuck in some precarious, cliche situations. :3 So.. 10/10 for me. I love it. <3 (Even though the ending was so quick... Bah.)
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