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Aishiteru (FUJITANI Youko)  
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Kazushi, an elite, met Harutomo, a cleaner whose dream is to become a chef. Because Harutomo has always been treasuring the change in seasons, after falling in love with him, Kazushi started to treasure the changes too. He found his world started to fill with colors and he finally understood the happiness of “giving”. Let Fujitani sensei take you through the seasons with this very lovely story on how this couple work hard towards their future together and how they manage through their long-distance relationship when Kazushi was posted overseas.


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Associated Names
愛してる (藤谷陽子)
I Love You (FUJITANI Youko)

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1 Volume (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (422 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.18 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 24th 2015, 1:52pm PST



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Drap (Core Magazine)

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by Himitsu-chan
November 27th, 2015, 9:04am
At first i was confused, i wonder if this has a prequel lol. The story is relaxing and somewhat solemn for me, the love is sweet between them, less drama, less draggy, a very light romantic manga worth to read.

... Last updated on November 27th, 2015, 9:05am
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calm and gentle~ <3   
Rating: 9.8 / 10.0
by Maria-Ayako
October 24th, 2015, 2:24pm
(For me aishiteru is the most beautiful word in japanese.)
In manga i always want to see more of how the couple is when dating and or living together. So i liked to watch Kazushi x Harutomo's life together. I felt their love for each other here. Deep feelings. A lovable and adorable couple. Sweet moments. Loneliness. Distance. Seasons. Food. Dreams.
The seme was gentle,kind,caring,cheerful. A good person,,i like such seme charas!!~
The uke was hard-working,serious,cute and just a good uke.
The art was gentle and nice. I liked the relaxing way of this manga. And tho the h-scenes werent perfect, they suited this story.
Hm?? Why didnt the adopting a kid part solve?? And why didnt they show Harutomo's sister and mother?? Aghhhh i want moooore of this!!!!~

... Last updated on October 24th, 2015, 2:26pm
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So different!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by sorakin77
March 23rd, 2015, 5:49pm
I always love reading epilogues where the characters live happily ever after and we see them living that way - with no conflict and pure happiness. This is a series that is full of that. I am so happy to have been surprised with this.
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Good manga without drama   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by evinrud3005
November 29th, 2013, 9:19am
I loved the simplicity of this manga. For once we don't have all the wasteful drama, rape, love interest, and all other clichés that spoils so many good mangas. I liked the simplicity of the story line and the drawing was good. I think it would have been even better as a shounen-ai.
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Love These Guys- (you may not if you like drama)   
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by ultimateyaoifangirl
August 16th, 2012, 6:16am
So cute. A manga that did nothing but make you feel happy. A beautiful love story with characters that were genuinely in love. I couldn't get enough. I wish there was more. It's definitely the type of story that will fill you with a warm fuzziness.

On the other hand, if you thrive on drama or can't get into a story without a controversy surrounding the characters, this isn't for you. It is conflict-free in terms of anything serious.
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Mochi__x
June 27th, 2012, 3:33am
This was so beautiful to read, their love was really touching and pure. The art is nice and clean, and even though the sex scenes aren't really erotic, they are very sweet.
There's no excessive drama (like love triangles, rape, stupid misunderstandings), but in my opinion that doesn't make it any less interesting. Having said that I don't see this as just another fluff piece either, it does have depth to it.
Also I love how the seasons play a big part in the plot, it's really unique. The characters are adorable too, I especially like Harutomo - such a cute seme ^__^
All in all this is a beautiful manga that leaves you with a nice warm feeling afterwards <3
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Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by Oriolidae
April 17th, 2012, 2:29pm
What? This is slow-paced? I think the story is pretty quick to jump a year or two... But even so, it surprised me how bland and boring (not to mention overused) this plot is. Why is this even popular? Don't misunderstand me; I'm all for the slice of life genre, but this is not memorable, the characters are flat and stereotypical, the plot is unoriginal and the art is mediocre at best (and the smut was IMO boring too).

Not impressed. At. All.

... Last updated on April 17th, 2012, 2:33pm
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Perfectly slow paced...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by blueseeker
November 9th, 2011, 11:42pm
Loved every minute of it, just wish there was more of these characters. This was the first book i have read by sensei and i'll be looking for more to read. The art is very expressive, almost without the need for too many words?
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Unique and Lovely   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sofistree
October 6th, 2011, 11:00pm
I love that the seme is the more carefree, cute one (albeit, still taller and definitely not feminine), and that the uke is the more serious one. It so worked for them!

The seasons were so pretty, and the whole thing had a relaxed, beautiful feeling to it.

Read this if you want something calming. It ends happy.

I also love that they were sorta-kinda-maybe talking about adopting a kid at the end there! I've never heard a gay couple in a manga mention such a thing! Like, ever. As if it's not an option (it might not be over there, idk).

Great story! The characters were wonderful, and the art was stunning!
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Sasageru
June 1st, 2011, 4:24am
First of all this is like the ultimate feel good manga xD beautiful art, adoreable characters and a lovely romantic story without any fettering from excess drama. Its a relaxing story taking seasons as its theme, which in turn gives it a gentle feeling. The characters and their relationship are touching, very light and very beautiful. I really really do love this story, it makes me feel relaxed.
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