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Love So Life  
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From Which Scanlations:

Shiharu is a high-school student who loves kids, lives in an orphanage, and works at a daycare... Until the handsome uncle of two-year-old twins offers her a raise if she'll be their babysitter. Often relying on memories of her mother's actions for guidance, Shiharu quickly finds herself falling in love with her new makeshift family.


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Associated Names
ラブ ソー ライフ
الحب حياة
러브 소 라이프
Love So Life เลิฟ โซ ไลฟ์
Love So Life ~溫馨的愛~

Groups Scanlating
Fallen Syndicate
Shoujo Sense
Which Scanlations

Latest Release(s)
v.11 c.Extra by Shoujo Sense about 1 year ago
v.17 c.106 by Shoujo Sense about 1 year ago
v.17 c.104-105 by Shoujo Sense about 1 year ago
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Status in Country of Origin
17 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

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User Reviews

2 topics, 11 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.9 / 10.0 (1293 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.84 / 10.0
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Last Updated
January 31st 2018, 9:02am PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)
The Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)

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English Publisher

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #299 increased(+73)
Monthly Pos #397 increased(+35)
3 Month Pos #382 increased(+9)
6 Month Pos #377 decreased(-21)
Year Pos #370 decreased(-50)

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On 4341 reading lists
On 1287 wish lists
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Forum Posts
SEQUEL?!?!! about 1 year ago
Shiharu's appearance from CH1 to CH42 *Light spoilers* over 4 years ago

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Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Bebe~
July 24th, 2012, 9:30am
It's alright. The drawings of the kids are definitely cute to read but the romance is slow, the girl is underage =_=. I mean here and there, the scenes are funny but majority of the time, it's very slow paced..
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by eatatreefatty
July 21st, 2012, 9:25am
Ahhh!! This Manga is soo adorable! cx I really like it!, Matsunga and Shiharu needa bring up the pace! xc I RECOMEND IT! cx this book will surely make you feel very fluttery and FLUFFY!
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Tee hee hee and bottles of clouds :D !   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by alex3510
July 6th, 2012, 9:41am
This one is adorable!! The cuteness is at such a level it could kill and the characters are all so sweet and full of shoujo cuteness. The only thing is that I wish the protagonist's love life would pick up the pace, but the male lead is just as clueless as her thus it is not annoying whatsoever.
This one is a cavity creator as it is so sugary sweet!
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It's okay.   
Rating: 4.8 / 10.0
by Jeshia
June 26th, 2012, 3:44pm
It's not and it will never be something that I avidly wait for updates or look for raws, but it's not bad. Frankly, the entire story is not too compelling. I like slow romances, and even love them on occasion, but this manga doesn't really have a cohesive plot that makes it into a story. It's basically a series of connected oneshots, something that I don't necessarily mind, but the plotlines of those oneshots are becoming even more pointless and annoying. And please keep in mind that I am an avid reader of shoujo and therefore cliches of all kind.

By the way, let's straighten this out. I have nothing against kids, IRL or in manga, and the kids and childcare in this manga are not the problem---they're actually adorable. It's the supposed "side-plots" that are somehow important but end up being absurdly fluffy (yes, there is such a thing) and make me want to drop this piece of over-sweetened candy. The main plot has probably taken up around half of the available chapters (including raws). My main point would be well, it's not really "slow romance." It's the "how long can I possibly drag out this piece of unrealistic shoujo slice-of-life fluff before the readers give up on it?" sort of romance.

In that sort of manner, it's a nice read for when you have absolutely nothing to do, and feel like reading something that makes you feel like a shoujo girl all over again. That is, if you ignore the parts that are just too annoying to be cute. The childcare premise done with the usual cliche is cute enough; adding in more cliches and pointless "drama" with the friends of the main characters doesn't add to this manga, it just makes the read less of a slice-of-life and therefore less readable and relateable. Overall, I'd say it's a manga you read at the same pace the plot goes at. Slowly, without really a need to see what happens next because it's quite predictable---even the random side-plots.

Just to clarify further, Love so Life isn't particularly bad. There's just no substance. I thought it was cute at the beginning, but the side plots with her friends and complete lack of development in ANY arena (characters, plot, etc) is beginning to annoy me. That and not all the characters are as likable as the main male lead. The main girl is quite typical, but relatively bland and therefore provides little room for complaint, but the friends? Now they give cliches an even worse reputation.

Anyway, if you like fluffiness and not plot, then this is the manga for you. Really, this shouldn't even be a manga. There's no story.

... Last updated on June 26th, 2012, 3:58pm
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Fluffy Manga   
Rating: N/A
by lechat23
June 2nd, 2012, 5:30pm
This manga gives me a happy fluffy feeling whenever I read it.I love the heroine so much. Shiharu is so mature and the twins are just so cute. Also,the main guy, Matsunaga, is so cool. The romance progress is kinda killing me. It's soooooooooooooo damn slow. This manga is definitely worthy to read. smile
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It's like real life!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by xxkoffeexx
April 17th, 2012, 2:12pm
It may be an exaggeration, but this manga truly fits into the slice-of-life genre without the depressing angst and soap opera-like plot twists. My favorite parts of this series is the natural development of events, where things don't happen just because there is a "chance" or "opportunity" to develop the plot. Like chapter 35: totally expecting some lovey-dovey moment, but in one page the author dispelled all hopes of THAT particular scene... bigrazz Also, I can see the characters as real people. Matsunaga, for instance, is attractive and handsome but he has his shortcomings and bad points as well. Maybe because I'm closer to his age I feel a lot of empathy when it comes to him. Shiharu makes a great heroine, but she also has her strengths and weaknesses as a person. And Rio is amazing. Basically, this would make not only a great anime, but a great live action... if somebody could cast two-year-old twins.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sandyatthebeach1
February 12th, 2012, 5:39pm
Reading this manga just leaves you feeling all warm and cuddly inside; Shiharu is so sweet and hard-working, and the little twins are so dang adorable! The romance is nice, too, and you really just don't want to put this down! It's relatable, and just seems really fresh, and new, despite the cliches. Totally recommended! Reading this will definitely brighten up your day <3
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Too Cute!   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by rvmr
February 2nd, 2012, 11:18am
I absolutely love this manga! It's hilarious and adorable and perfect! It's a sweet manga with babies and a slow, cute romance. I recommend to anyone who just wants to giggle for a bit. wink
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cute and addicting   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by wildpenguin17
December 29th, 2011, 3:02pm
The art is very cute, the story line is heartwarming. Every time I read this, I smile and I feel happy. It is just a fun read. I guess you can find something deep in the plot about love, childhood, family, growing up, but no convoluted meanings. It is what it is. The romance is sweet. Even though the story is about ordinary life, it is addicting and I always look forward to reading a new chapter. Love So Life reminds me of a hot cup of lemon-honey tea.

... Last updated on December 29th, 2011, 3:05pm
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o_o this is so cute   
Rating: N/A
by tsukimori
December 15th, 2011, 9:36pm
you can see the twins aren't always cute and sweet all the time but sometimes they are naughty and greedy so our little main character helps and teaches them. really cute manga to read
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