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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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Associated Names
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
괴로울 땐 별님에게 물어봐!

Groups Scanlating
Biblo Eros
Bishounen Love
Greed and Gluttony

Latest Release(s)
v.26 c.1-3 (end) by Bishounen Love & The End over 5 years ago
v.25 c.2-3 by Bishounen Love & The End over 5 years ago
v.25 c.1 by Bishounen Love over 6 years ago
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26 Volumes (Complete)

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Average: 8.9 / 10.0 (661 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.79 / 10.0

Last Updated
December 1st 2020, 12:05am PST



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Ichisuki (Tousuisha)

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Really good.  
by herosusan123
November 25th, 2018, 2:24am
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
If you're looking for a yaoi manga, this is not anything close to that. Its borderline shonen ai. That being said, the story is mainly about familial bonds and the development of a relationship between main characters who initially despise each other. Character development is pretty good, and it's spread out over so many chapters that it doesn't feel rushed. There were some parts in the story that I thought were ridiculous (Kiyomine's over the top sister complex, Fujishima cross dressing, and somehow Masaya was always there the save the day), but overall it was a pleasant read. The ending was.. very open haha so thats something to keep in mind before reading it. There's really no resolution in terms of romantic relationships. BUT it's still a really good manga, and probably one of my favorites because of the great character development.
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by sageo335
October 17th, 2018, 4:34pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
This is the best manga I have ever read in my life. I have been reading mang since i was a little tot, now this is my fave even though so many years passed since i read this
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by PhoenixFyre
May 9th, 2018, 11:25am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
Wouldn't it be nice if the manaka eventually wrote a final epilogue for this series of what happened to the characters after their college graduation and if they have a HEA in the future?
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So close to perfection  
by FangirlRose28
November 21st, 2017, 8:39pm
Rating: N/A
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  
by nanner
March 31st, 2017, 11:42am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
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  
by LoveMi
July 29th, 2016, 10:04pm
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
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  
by im_uni
July 12th, 2016, 8:49am
Rating: N/A
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...  
by moonmystery
May 8th, 2016, 2:57pm
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
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.  
by HCB
March 21st, 2016, 1:36pm
Rating: N/A
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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by aiish
March 18th, 2016, 2:24pm
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
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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