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Komatta Toki ni wa Hoshi ni Kike!  
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Fujishima Takara goes to high school and will start living in a dorm because he has lost all his family except for his father, who's always away for his work. Takara has to share a room with Hosaka Kiyomine. Living together isn't easy, and many rows ensue. Kiyomine is very introverted, while Takara is just the opposite. At first the two get on each other's nerves because of those differences. But things turn towards friendship and later on towards love.


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괴로울 땐 별님에게 물어봐!
Bí Mật Học Đường
Komatta Toki niwa Hoshi ni Kike!
Komattatokiniwa Hoshini Kike!
No One Can Force to Stop Others
When You Are Troubled, Ask the Stars

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Biblo Eros
Bishounen Love
Greed and Gluttony

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v.26 c.1-3 (end) by Bishounen Love & The End (849d ago)
v.25 c.2-3 by Bishounen Love & The End (849d ago)
v.25 c.1 by Bishounen Love (1141d ago)
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26 Volumes (Complete)

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Average: 9 / 10.0 (625 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.88 / 10.0
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June 20th 2017, 8:59am PST



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Ichisuki (Tousuisha)

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So close to perfection   
Rating: N/A
by FangirlRose28
November 21st, 2017, 8:39pm
I absolutely loved the main characters, as individuals but especially together. They have such a special dynamic and I love how they made each other better and happier. It was such an interesting plot, I hated ever having to put it down. My only complaint is that despite being a “BL” manga, the romance wasn’t as explicit as I would’ve liked. And I don’t mean that it needed to be sexual, but their relationship isn’t actual confirmed as something other than friendship. The “kisses”, which are very few, are marked as Kiyomine joking and it not being reciprocal. And their cuddles seem like just an affectionate friendship. So as much as I love this manga, I felt a bit cheated, like it was teasing me. Even if it was a relationship only acknowledged between the two of them, I wish it was confirmed. Because it is quite onvious, even early on in the series, that they are both in love with each other. So just let them date!! I will go to my grave believing that after moving in together during college years that there is a true get together, but sadly I’ll never see it officially. Still high recommend though, because their relationship is truly beautiful and I love these characters so much
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good art, good story   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by nanner
March 31st, 2017, 11:42am
this is a long, character driven story that has both (melo)dramatic moments and slice-of-life. the romance is very very subtle, with things being implied more than shown or said, (in the translated version anyways). i was a little dissapointed at with the ending, but this is still one of my overall favorite SI, despite the lack of anything like closure or solid confirmation. they're certainly closer than friends, but whether or not its more than that is left almost completely up to the reader.
a good, long series but a little frustrating for the readers wanting to see something concrete.
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A light cute bromance   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by LoveMi
July 29th, 2016, 10:04pm
This was a long but good manga. I would recommend it if you have a lot of free time and are in the mood to read something light.

The relationships and the occurings during the manga are well written and you will find yourself liking all of the characters.
There are no hard tragedies (no dark ambience, although a few short sad things happen during the story) and the love acts/phisical interactions are not so harsh/ecchi (even though the hard connection and love between Takara and Kiyomine are clearly strong and beautiful).... But I mean, I just wished that maybe there would have been more kisses, jealousy scenes (or even sex hehehe) oh well, I'm a fujoushi >.<
I was only a bit disappointed that
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Takara accepted so easily when Kiyomine blamed Kou-san about the car accident with Ayako, even though Kou-san was the most injured. He was really an asshole and didn't even apologize do Takara about what he said! And even after Ayako went to Afrika to find Kou-san, the same thing happened and Kiyomine didn't even consider Takara's feelings!!!
Leaving this aside...
I simply love the art! It changes after some chapters, but I find both artstyles just amazing. Sometimes I just stopped reading and started to admire the beauty of the characters <3
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love/hate relationship   
Rating: N/A
by im_uni
July 12th, 2016, 8:49am
honestly, I don't even know what to say. I started to read this manga when I was still in uni, but it wasn't fully translated then. So now we have it, I'm 26 and I finally finished this. There are things that I absolutely adore - heroes, relationships, the slice of life elements. This manga really made me relive the feeling of moving on to another life - from school to uni, and from uni on to other things. This is so bittersweet that there really are no words for this - you either know the feeling or you don't. For this particular reason I'm glad that I finished it being 26. But by god, why couldn't we get a less opened ending? I really wanted some more resolution to their lives! I can see that mangaka dealt with all the couples similarly, so I can't say that we got robbed only on the account of the main heroes, but MAN, do I want more! This is so frustrating! And still I love it. I'd like to have a rant and say that there were so many subplots, heroes that were really unnecessary, heroes that went nowhere, cases of characters behaving strangely, and this hanging, dragging shounen-ai tail... But I just can't. I can't badmouth this one, because I still love it. And I think that, if only in part, this manga is about this precisely. Loving something/one even though you want to kill them on a daily basis )))))))))))))))
So yeah. There's that. In the end, am I glad that I read this? Definitely. Can I recommend it? Of course. Just... be prepared to not always get what you want.
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What happens when high school teenage bishounen are stuck with each other...   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by moonmystery
May 8th, 2016, 2:57pm
Bromance!! The characters are a mix of immature and thoughtful, which is pretty realistic. They are all 15 - 18 years old after all.

THEME: 9/10 Forgiveness is key. Hate only leads to more hate. You must take the first step to reach out and you must be brave enough to bare your vulnerabilities to others in order to turn someone from an enemy into a friend. I love how the story shows the importance of compromise. Remembering your friends' flaws and learning to forgive and cry for him/her is crucial to a lasting bond, because, in the end, no one is perfect. Both sides have to apologize, forgive, and learn to love.

ART starts out pretty horrible, but by chapter 10 I stopped noticing. And the artist's drawing skills got better in later chapters, yay!

ROMANCE (7/10) is slow and steady, and we see the characters slowly growing to be each others' friends, then a hint of something more. Although no one specifically states "i love you" followed by blushing and intense kisses, it is deeply implied. The characters become so attached to each other it is clearly love. I found the amount of casual touching/hugging/etc to be freaking adorable.

THE ENDING is open ended and light-hearted. I personally can easily imagine my favorite ships happening, with yaoi down the road. Teehee. wink

CHARACTERS: 10/10. I love the variety of personalities, and the main character is ABSOLUTELY LOVABLE. He is the embodiment of a manly, huggable chibi bishounen who likes to tackle friends (both male and female) with hugs!!! So cute~~! The 4 - 5 primary female characters are lovable too, but a lot of female side characters are immature, apathetic, violent, narrow minded, and b**chy. That's the only downside.

STORY (5/10) is melodramatic, but I can see many elements of it occurring in real life. There are some plot holes and unrealistic elements, but because this is a CHARACTER-DRIVEN STORY, I loved seeing the daily interactions and growth of the main characters. The school setting is well integrated, even though there are some overused cliches.

OVERALL I really liked this story. I quit it at chapter 3 a month ago, but today I read everything in one go. Weird, right?

... Last updated on June 23rd, 2016, 5:33am
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Classic shounen ai with all the usual tropes.   
Rating: N/A
by HCB
March 21st, 2016, 1:36pm
Art that gets prettier as the chapters go by with comedic moments sprinkled throughout the drama. I suppose this would be a good enough read for someone new to the shounen ai genre.

Like another reviewer earlier mentioned, Takara was very generous with his koala hugs. Even if he is meant to be a naive, innocent character, it doesn't make sense that he is absolutely unaware of social norms regarding personal space and gender. As a reader, I did suspend my disbelief while reading but in retrospect, it's still iffy.

I enjoyed the supporting cast; they were entertaining when they made their appearances.

Anyway, I shan't ramble on; there is only one thing foremost in leaving this review: I'm impressed with the fact that Abe actually traveled to Africa to do research for this manga.
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Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by aiish
March 18th, 2016, 2:24pm
Yes, it was fluffy, cute, funny, and serious at times but the manga was repetitive and one of the biggest tease ever. It did say shounen ai so I should've seen that coming, but the biggest bore was how the author keeps mentioning the exaggerated and repetitive "connection" between the two main character. She's always trying to make a point of how perfect they are for each other but she seriously goes overboard with it sometimes. I think the whole manga should be cut down to half and it would be SO much better just because I wouldn't have to read about unnecessary characters or plot that comes into the storyline. (Spoiler ahead) After the accident with Kou and Ayako I was disappointed at how fast Takaya forgave Kiyomine for freaking out. It DIDNT fit Takaya's character. Also Takaya becomes a very girlishly character through out the manga even tho the whole point to his personality is having a femine complex. He's like crying everywhere and gripping onto every guys that he meets as if he's a child, like please choose one characteristic or the other. (Spoiler end)
Overall, it was still enjoyable up to certain points and events but I stopped reading after the 16th volume and skipped to the end so yeah. If you enjoy a more clear romantic relationship between the two main guys and nothing too repetitive then this isn't for you. But if you enjoy a slow romance with draggy fluffy storyline then go for it.

... Last updated on March 18th, 2016, 2:29pm
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Himitsu-chan
November 12th, 2015, 9:34am
Komatta toki ni wa hoshi ni kike!

I don't know what to feel or what to say, i'm just frustrated that i wanted to cry, really bad. Yes it is certainly a good manga, a really good manga, it tackled deep about relationships, not just about love, but friendship, hatred, angst, regret, family. It's clearly a Shounen ai genre manga, the characters relationship started in an interesting manner that gradually becomes sweeter and deeper that you'll want more of it, but there is no clear explanation (i don't know how to put up a word about that clear "something") on what is really going on on them, or what is their feelings for each other. The author gives this excitement feeling when the characters have a sweet progress, that slowly builds up within you, at first i'm enjoying the fact that after 10-20 chapters they are still not confessing on each other, but that excitement on me turns into being impatient, then became a doubt and at the end a frustration. Idk if the author deliver their feelings as a love for each other as friends? Brothers? Or lovers? But it is clear that they are so precious to each other, but that adds to the frustration that i am feeling because it is just vague to me, i can't grasp the situation. Well their intimacy w/ each other are not the one you can call of "just friends". The other characters relationship are settled(i think?) but still gives off that feeling of uncertainty, though i don't know what happened to half of the others because they just kinda dissapeared from the scenes. The slice of life is great, i bet the author is so perceptive and have lots of deep experiences. The comedy is well done, but i don't see justice on how the author ended the manga, i hope that when takara came back, all of his friends are there to welcome him, though when kiyomine embraced him with a super sad longing face i just kind of accepted it, because it's touching. Well i don't really like the ending but i really love this manga, i learned a lot from it. I just want to believe that the author makes takara and kiyomine love each other very much not as friends, room mates or brothers but Lovers. I hope that even if this manga is from a long time ago, the author will write a series with complete details about what happened to all of this characters after even if its only a 5-10 chapters. I just can't get enough. I REALLY DON'T LIKE THE ENDING! I want the ending to be ended with them sharing a passionate kiss! Or words like "i love you very much!!" *pant. (I totally lose myself, forgive me) btw i really love takara's face OMG so adorable and fierce

... Last updated on November 29th, 2015, 2:52am
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One really amazing manga!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Umi389
September 23rd, 2015, 3:30pm
I started reading this 3 days ago. I managed to finish all 26 volumes in three days. Man. Reading this, I was like "GOD, THIS MANGA IS AWESOME! I CAN'T WAIT TO FINISH IT!" and then when I reached the end, I kept feeling like "Why? I don't want it to end!" Felt like I was going through college graduation again. (Although technically, I still feel like that.)

The relationships in this manga are so simple and complex yet ever so moving! Never seen anything like it! And I love all the comedy bits that pop up! They NEVER get old and something always pops up. But don't get the wrong idea, I'm not saying that it's all dramatic and over the top. The mangaka is seriously amazing for being able to balance everything to be just right.

But I am sorry to say this but the shounen-ai in this manga:
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
The ending didn't end romantically! I read through 26 volumes and it's more like they just keep living together like room mates. Actually, that's exactly what happened. They stayed room mates through out the manga and then when they get into college, THEY STILL STAY AS ROOM MATES! There is no romantic relationship like NORMAL shounen-ai manga. It's more like the mangaka made it so that the readers have to come up with their own ideas on how Kiyomine and Takara will live the rest of their lives. And there's absolutely no confirmation that they get into a romantic relationship! GOD! Feels like reading Ouran High School only without the looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnggggggggg romance development and also without the ending which ended everything on the right note.

But I'd still highly recommend it to people to read, although seriously, the shounen-ai here doesn't quite count.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by JenniP
September 10th, 2015, 7:00pm
I love this series. The characters and the story line are one of the best I have read. But could someone please finish the translations. I mean it just stops at vol. 25. I really want the last volume. Some of us have no clue about written japanese and really want english.
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