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Gekka no Kimi  
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From Aerandria Scans:

When the Emperor takes a new Empress, she is barely older than the Emperor’s son Hikaru. She becomes both the one woman Hikaru loves and the one woman he can never have. And so Hikaru’s feelings roam as his body wanders from bed to bed, seeking a replacement for her. When he finds the girl he believes can take her place…he commits a terrible sin. Now, a thousand years later, Hikaru’s nightmares become reality as he is punished for past deeds in a new life—the greatest playboy in all of history…shakes like a lamb when any girl touches him!


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Associated Names
El Príncipe de la media noche (Spanish)
Gekka no Kimi: The Moonlight Prince
Policy on Love
Sous un rayon de lune (French)
The Moonlight Prince

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Latest Release(s)
v.7 c.25-28 + Extra (end) by Aerandria Scans (3256d ago)
v.6 c.24 + Extra by Aerandria Scans (3277d ago)
v.6 c.23 by Aerandria Scans (3335d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
7 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

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User Reviews


User Rating
Average: 7.1 / 10.0 (427 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.07 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 29th 2017, 6:53am PST



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Serialized In (magazine)
Cheese! (Shogakukan)

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #821 increased(+131)
Monthly Pos #1691 decreased(-81)
3 Month Pos #2077 increased(+99)
6 Month Pos #2493 increased(+91)

List Stats
On 651 reading lists
On 527 wish lists
On 1187 completed lists
On 174 unfinished lists
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Manga tries too hard.   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by naikan
February 7th, 2009, 7:52pm
I felt that the idea was very interesting, but the manga failed in the delivery of it. The mangaka tried too hard to somehow tie the present day with the events in the past and all that resulted in was a very jerky, confusing, over-the-top story. Clearly present day Japan is not like the aristocratic society of the Heian period, yet the characters are somehow stuck in the same "tragic" cycle as the characters in Genji Monogatari- but no real explanation as to why that should happen. The current reincarnations have different personalities, they meet in different circumstances, and their environment is completely different; so trying to make their relationship parallel Genji and Murasaki's relationship is completely absurd. The romantic setups are also extremely cheesy and feel contrived, and their everyday behaviour is unnatural. It could have been a nice story, but it ended up failing on so many levels.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by moonie
December 3rd, 2006, 11:57am
this is such a wonderful manga, i especially love when they flashback to the historical times, showing Hikaru's pain.. i always cry because he's such a fool for hurting the one he truly loves... i love the artwork and it is definitely a must-read!!
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Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Pomegranate
December 29th, 2008, 10:44am
This started out with a lot of potential. The plot was good, characters were well fleshed out. The only problem was the drama was ridiculous. I think the manga-ka tried to make the characters cry at least once in every chapter, and then have them argue, split apart and confess their love again in 5 chapter cycles. The historical aspect is good, but after seeing how stupid the couple is, you just wanna shoot them.

... Last updated on December 29th, 2008, 10:45am
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Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by idontevenknow
July 18th, 2009, 1:57pm
To be honest, I almost never give a manga this kind of rating unless I really didn't like it. I pretty much agree with what everyone has said about this so far; it has way too much drama and the ending (yes I somehow managed to finish it) made me really confused. The couple just made me so.... OINAGIOANOIDNAKNV IANSI
Anyways, I am done with my rant. To sum it up, I didn't really like this manga. I wouldn't recommend it, but some people like it so whatever floats your boat.
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not bad but it gets confusing   
Rating: N/A
by pinkandblack
February 17th, 2008, 8:03pm
overall i enjoyed reading it but i just can't stand how the girl(main character) in her past life can sit around and wait for him when he's doing other ladies. That seems pretty retarded to me and in their current life time, all he does is hurt her and she seems to put up with that.
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omgg, hah.   
Rating: N/A
by xdeLiiRiOus
October 8th, 2007, 10:30pm
I love this, why? You can get feelings from within the characters and events. The plot has many suspense that will kill you ;] hah, I really like this, ^ -~
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Rating: N/A
by Dragoness57
April 7th, 2007, 2:46pm
the ending was cute.. a bit alarming.. but.. all in all, a good read =]
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not good   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by littleyellowdress
July 1st, 2008, 12:06am
I find the mangaka's style of storytelling very jerky and abrupt, often leaving the readers confused. And it also feels like she's just fitting a typical shoujo hero and heroine into the (novel?) concept of reincarnation.
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Rating: N/A
by _mel
March 1st, 2009, 5:59pm
This was so bad, its not even funny. I wouldn't even recommend this manga to someone who just wants to waste time. I started out actually liking the manga, but somewhere in the middle, it just got to be too much! Not to mention the ending is terribly confusing!
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If they didn't explicitly state that he was the reincarnation of Hikaru Genji...   
Rating: N/A
by Rozzak
June 22nd, 2016, 3:26pm
I'd wager it'd be a manga about a guy with early onset dementia and Alzheimers.

Seriously, this guy has a mind break every single chapter. He keeps getting possessed by ghosts of himself, recovering repressed memory, losing repressed memory, erratically switching from a chickenshit pure love gynophobe to a player who has sex with random people; and this isn't even accompanied by some kind of memory loss or trigger. He just randomly changes personalities for no reason and I'm about as surprised that his girlfriend still loves him, as I am that he hasn't been admitted to an asylum.
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