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Soko wa Nemuri no Mori  
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Consists of three oneshots:

1) Soko wa Nemuri no Mori -
Yui has stopped growing because of something that happened when she was 12 years old. One day, 18-year-old Yuri found a young man with amnesia near the hidden cottage she lives in, and brought him home. Yui named the man "Pochi" because he cannot even remember his name, and she treats him as her pet...

2) The Stars Knows Everything -
Futari no Tame ni Sekai wa Aru no extra. Chiharu is dating the stundent rep Kyou but it's a secret - so she disguises their relationship with Fukaya Hisaki - it's too bad that Kyou's bestfriend feels she's 'corrupting' him and decides to intervene...

3) Climb the Stairs of Cinderella. Kaya is a child prodigy, best in choir without any lessons, perfect piano playing, but she has a hard time dealing with other's jealousy, especially when Katsuma, the boy she likes is in love with Misaki, her bestfriend, but Misaki doesn't know....what should Kaya do?


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Associated Names
水城せとな傑作集3 そこは眠りの森
There Lies the Sleeping Forest

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.1-5 by ShoujoMagic over 13 years ago
v.1 c.2-3 by ShoujoMagic over 13 years ago
v.1 c.1a+1b+1c by ShoujoMagic over 13 years ago
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

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User Rating
Average: 6.1 / 10.0 (75 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.29 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 8th 2013, 9:56pm PST



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Betsucomi (Shogakukan)

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poor guy from the first story)   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by tekiteki
March 12th, 2015, 10:56am
Actually, it made me laugh when the poor guy lost his memory
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AGAIN!~ Hooray It's Groundhog Day!)
It almost made me give this manga one additional point.
Anyways, Setona's stories are almost always lively and fine. Of course there are far better manga with deeper stories and character development, but Setona Mizushiro is ok, one of the best for fluffy smutty shoujo genre.

... Last updated on March 12th, 2015, 11:01am
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Decent Volume   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by astroasis
January 9th, 2011, 7:41am
This is one of Setona Mizushiro's older works... so it goes without saying that the artwork is a little rough. If the story she weaves is good enough, I can look past the rough artwork... but this volume didn't really offer anything up to the par of some of her other great stories.

"There Lies the Sleeping Forest" is a solid enough story... Although it's plagued by one of the most unbelievable moments I've ever seen in a manga. Ever. Also, it's a bit disturbing in parts, given the weird issue the female lead has. Overall, it was entertaining enough to hold my interest... but I wasn't really impressed by it.

"The Star Knows Everything" is an epilogue one-shot for one of Mizushiro's other works: "The World Exists for Just Us Two". It is my favorite work of this volume and definitely a cute little addition to the other story. Unfortunately, it's going to fall flat for anyone who hasn't read the other work first. I don't really think this one-shot would hold up very well on its own without previous knowledge of the characters and story.

"Climb the Cinderella Steps" (the scanlated title of the one-shot) seems needlessly dramatic to me. It's a bit slice-of-life in that the events taking place are just run-of-the-mill events that could happen to any high school girl... but they're treated with the kind of melodrama usually seen in much more serious happenings. I don't really get what this girl's problem is. I mean, yeah, something bad happened... but it's something that happens to everyone at least once in their life. You get over it and move on. And something good happened, as well... She just chose to act like a big ol' martyr over it. Well, bottom line: I wasn't feeling this one.

Overall... This isn't really worth it, unless you're a fan of Setona Mizushiro's work. The art is pretty bad and the stories are just lacking that certain something. However, if you enjoyed "The World Exists for Just Us Two" you'll want to check out the epilogue chapter.

... Last updated on January 10th, 2011, 6:32pm
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Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by Darkchime
July 29th, 2009, 12:13pm
I honesty have to say that the art is absolutely terrible. I mean the men and women look like apes. It takes you right out of the story telling. Have you ever seen to apes kiss...? You will if you read this manga. And then you laugh and laugh, and laugh....
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