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Ever Green (KASUKABE Akira)  
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Yoshimatsu Hotaka is the president of the manga club and is always diligent with his studies and club responsibilities, even though he has a habit of skipping class activities. Although he looks like a regular honor student in reality he is overwhelmed by melancholy and haunted by his past misfortunes. Meanwhile, he makes sure to admire and watch Awaya Nika, the beautiful, bright, radiant, super cheerful swimming club's female ace. He's content to continue his high-school days like this until the P.E. teacher makes him take a private swimming lesson to make up for all the other lessons he had missed; a development that would forever change the dynamic between him and Awaya. What's the cause of Hotaka's bitterness? What does he want to hide?
How does Awaya Nika have more in common with him than he could ever imagine?


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Evergreen (KASUKABE Akira)

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c.22-23 (end) by Silent Sky over 2 years ago
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4 Volumes (Complete)

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Average: 7.3 / 10.0 (335 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.24 / 10.0
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Comic Dengeki Daioh (ASCII Media Works)
Dengeki Daioh Genesis (ASCII Media Works)

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English Publisher
Seven Seas (4 Volumes - Complete)

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Surprisingly sweet   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by HoneyDippedLemons
January 13th, 2016, 2:49pm
If you’re expecting Toradora 2, this is not the manga for you (it even rhymes…).

I guessed the twist from the start, there were a few hints leading to it (I figured it out in chapter 2). Anyways, I liked all 4 main characters, especially On-chan. It's not the typical “boy meets girl-love triangle, drama, drama-happy end” shoujo, and that’s exactly what makes it interesting. Actually, after reading it, to me it kinda feels like a good slice of life. The manga is well paced, all in all it’s a nice rounded up short story. The resolution could've been a little longer and more complex, but I can forgive that, because the ending just melted my heart. Loved it from the beginning to the end.

P.S. And to all the people who are dissing it because of the ending – go put on glasses and read chapter 2 again!

... Last updated on January 13th, 2016, 2:51pm
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Great start, bad ending.   
Rating: N/A
by Saint_
June 10th, 2015, 12:29pm
As soon as I discovered this is the work of Toradora's author, I began reading it. But I guess that was a mistake to believe this will also be a masterpiece.

The art is beautiful, I really liked all the details, the way the artist portrayed the characters. With a good story this would be a really good manga.
Would be.
The story was great for the first 10 chapters, later something strange happened. The author made really strange decisions. First it looked like if the manga had to be rushed and finished as soon as possible. If that wasn't enough, the author decided to put drama that felt unnecessary, rushed and surprising but not in a positive way. Something really went bad at some point, the idea for the plot wasn't new but it was somewhat good... but that ending...

I wouldn't recommend it, after reading it I'm not sure if the time was wasted or not. The only thing I'm grateful is that this story ended in 23 chapters instead of for example 100. At least the readers don't have to suffer long.
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Not for vanilla readers   
Rating: N/A
by Dr. Love
May 31st, 2015, 12:16pm
Cute characters, nice art. The reception to the twist is exaggerated. I thought it was quite interesting, and not something done before. The relationship after the twist evolved naturally too. Despite being Takemiya's weakest work I still enjoyed this.
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The art is excellent but story ummmm   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
May 12th, 2015, 2:31pm
4 points dropped... I expect that the story become like this but anyway this is something that was new I really enjoy new things, not all stores should be good. This one is just okay.

The author could make it better but its rushed. (some people will get angry mooooore smile )
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Rating: N/A
by rumbleking1995
May 11th, 2015, 10:45pm
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i mean other than the incest i find that the father was a basterd and not one person turely addressed this fact first your sleeping around with a women other than your wife then you abandoned that women with your second child then in some fucked up mnight shamlon style of twist of fate you steal your sons chance at happiness years later after your thought the medium of your mother but in fact with your "pride" you took from him at birth WELL SIR YOU ARE A CU#T AND HE SHOLD HAVE BURNED DOWN THAT HOUSE AND SHIT ON YOUR GRAVE
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Disappointing ending   
Rating: N/A
by Lokimyth67
May 11th, 2015, 12:57am
I mean well, in this scene or based on the events in the story I wouldn't mind incest but it never happened and it made me very sad because they never end up with each other(or rather it was an open ending) but it was disappointing coming from the author of both Golden Time and ToraDora which are two masterpieces of the romance genre

... Last updated on May 11th, 2015, 12:57am
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Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by manga-fan1
May 10th, 2015, 8:25pm
First few chapters were just absolute perfection. Then they introduce some stupid bullshit plot twist and I'm disappointed but I deal with it because I figure the mangaka will just fix it at some point. And then this series ends...with one of the worst endings...I've seen in a long time. And I'm just so mad. Don't read this series. Starts off great and just has a truly truly bad ending. I wish I had never read this. Give me my God damn time back.
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Rating: N/A
by Daisukereds
May 10th, 2015, 8:13pm
Sad.. I really liked this couple. I wouldn't mind "incest" in this case. Not sure where the author wanted to go with it, as I understand they axed it so he had to finish it abruptly. Aaaanyway, I like the art and the characters, can't wish for anything else.
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Suprising manga   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by great_k
October 12th, 2014, 6:11pm
Starts out as a sweet comedy romance series with a little bit of drama.
Recent chapters introduce a heavy psychological aspect.
Most manga stick to the same themes and character behavior from start to finish, so I commend this manga for actual keeping me guessing as to what will happen next.
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chapter 18   
Rating: N/A
by ahmsab
July 14th, 2014, 10:34am
This manga has been a sweet shoujo with a tinch of drama up until chapers 16-18, check it out until that point because it sure as hell is different, you can choose to drop it or keep going at that point at your liesure.
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