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Hana-Kimi: For You in Full Blossom

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Mizuki Ashiya is a teen Japanese girl growing up in the USA. After seeing Japanese track star Izumi Sano on TV one day, she became instantly enamored with his grace and style, and became determined to find him and confess her love. She's able to transfer to his all-boys school by hiding her feminine identity, and finds herself as his roommate in the process. However, while the rest of her classmates simply suspect she's a very girly boy, Sano sees through her façade in time, and together they must try to keep Ashiya's true gender a secret. Now, Ashiya must not only try to confess to the man she loves, but also help him work through his personal issues and keep her secret safe from the school in the process!

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Hana-Kimi: For You in Full Blossom NarkyOtic 8.5/10 Apr 27, 2013
Hana-Kimi: For You in Full Blossom xxenergizerbunnyxx 9/10 Feb 13, 2013
Hana-Kimi: For You in Full Blossom cag1127 9/10 Apr 13, 2010

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When I first read Girl got game i though 'Hana-kimi no. 2'.

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'Host Club' fans would like 'Hana-Kimi' because these two manga have a lot in common. Though their plots are a kind of different, the main characters are girls, pretending to be boys. And they get trough lots of funny - and sometimes not - adventures.

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NarkyOtic

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Bessie

What should I say If I want you to believe that you'd like one manga If you read another one? I guess, that the main reason is that they both are gender bender mangas about girls in schools for boys only. Funny characters and funny plots are two similarities that unite Hana-Kimi and Boku ni Natta Watashi.