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Half & Half (SEO Kouji)  
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Nagakawa Shinichi and Sanada Yuuki both get involved in an accident and die together, but they are given a chance to live again. A voice lets them survive for seven more days. However, after the time limit, one of the two must die again.
Also, their lives will be shared, including emotions (guilt) and physical sensations (pain). They are told not to leave the other's side, else both of them will die. Now, with each of them wanting to save his/her own life, how will the next seven days of non-separation be like? Will they get along?


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Associated Names
ハーフ アンド ハーフ
half and half (Seo Kouji)

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Latest Release(s)
c.13 (end) by Red Hawk Scanlations over 2 years ago
c.12 by Red Hawk Scanlations over 2 years ago
c.11 by Red Hawk Scanlations over 3 years ago
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Status in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Complete)

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Half & Half by genre001


User Rating
Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (762 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.04 / 10.0
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Last Updated
January 1st 2016, 12:53pm PST



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Weekly Pos #511 increased(+195)
Monthly Pos #1094 increased(+131)
3 Month Pos #1495 increased(+35)
6 Month Pos #1587 increased(+128)

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Seo Kouji to End Half & Half Manga over 2 years ago
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Sweet but SAD!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by fisukisuki
November 8th, 2011, 4:08am
It's so sweet!! But really sad!!
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Spending time together in a moment. Mutual feelings with each other. Very sweet. But the sad ending. Because in fact, one of them willing to die for their loved ones. And ends with the woman who would die for the man, because she does have the disease and do not want to make the man died in vain. (Think in terms of other way)

... Last updated on March 8th, 2013, 1:25pm
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Great idea   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by KittyTeea
May 1st, 2011, 9:08am
Damn it really hurt. I hate tragedies, but I loved this one, though it should have been longer and the characters further developed.
Btw I really like billy111786 idea.
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Pretty good Oneshot   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by bull3thole
April 21st, 2012, 11:16pm
The ending is sad but there wasn't enough chapters that I can really relate to the characters. I agree that the manga should have at least 7 chapters one for each day because only 1 chapter doesn't make this manga that great. The oneshot is good but the execution like imapepper2 said is poor.
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A 'Complete' Story   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Seijurou
December 24th, 2011, 7:01pm
The famous Seo Kouji . . . Well, how lucky am I? The first and, at this point, the only title of his I have read is Half & Half, with which he debuted. Good thing I have been putting off Suzuka. XD

Well, yes, I highly recommend it. The story is nice and the ending is beautiful, although I wished for more seriousness. I liked how it was not emphasized that it was 'god' who gave them a second chance, but I wish more had happened between the two romantically. Also, fan-service was unfortunately lacking.

Give it a shot. The artwork is pretty good. *Thumbs up*

... Last updated on December 24th, 2011, 7:03pm
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Too short   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by kronpas
January 4th, 2013, 7:25pm
The ending twist is somewhat ... disappointing (a bit forceful and Korean-drama like, which I dislike most). Should ve extended to some more chapters to captivate the love developing between 2 characters, since IMO its the best thing about this one-shot (and is what this mangaka is best at, after reading some of his works).

There is a series that does extend this story, somewhat changes the plot to be more logical and is at chapter 3 at the moment of this writing. It is however way less emotional evoking :\

... Last updated on January 4th, 2013, 7:44pm
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dont read billy111786's comment!!!   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by otakuness
May 31st, 2009, 5:31am
it was a good read...

well there was something good in the ending and it didnt made me feel all that bad about someone dying in the end because of the great plot!!!

even though it was only a oneshot it has substance!!!
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short but good   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Demandred
February 18th, 2009, 8:44am
When I started reading this story, I had mixed feelings about it, but I was very surprised how good the story was, unfortunately with sad endind but still very good.
Artwork is good too, it has been a while since something catch my eye like this...
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For a oneshot, it is plenty good.   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by zlood
March 4th, 2013, 11:59pm
Most of the oneshot I read doesn't have decent ending. Well, couldn't blame the mangaka, maybe they try to make it a series. Only a few oneshot could bring story to a decent closure, and this is one of the few.

As for the series counterpart of this story, it did what the oneshot couldn't do, character development. I think the mangaka tried to make readers empathize the story and the character more with this series. Will see how well it comes out.
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great tragidie   
Rating: N/A
by Eskamobob1
January 3rd, 2012, 7:16pm
idk why i do this to my self as love letter made me cry as well, but i decided to read this... it was rather good smile... i have read most of his works and he is a great author and the only one able to truly move me (i typicaly hate romances but for some reason are attached to all of his)... this was probably me favorite oneshot and suzuka was my favorite manga (so read it if you havent bigrazz)
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captivating story   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by genre001
October 26th, 2009, 3:34am
another captivating romance-type of manga. the story itself will move you to tears. as you would expect from Seo, each scenes will enlighten you to appreciate the real beauty of true love. Love in the very essence, is sacred. and the story shows how a person will go all the way for the sake of ones love. It will be interesting if the manga will be adopted into a series. It may surpassed the stories Seo have created so far.
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