Full Moon (Arina TANEMURA)

Alt title: Full Moon wo Sagashite

Vol: 7; Ch: 30
2001 - 2004
4.179 out of 5 from 1,617 votes
Rank #2,003
Full Moon (Arina TANEMURA)

Twelve-year-old Mitsuki Koyama is determined to become a singer, partially because of a promise she made to a long lost friend. Yet unfortunately, Mitsuki has a malignant tumor in her throat that causes her great pain when she uses her voice. In addition, her grandmother detests music and forbids Mitsuki to sing or talk loudly. One day, two Shinigami sneak into Mitsuki's room and accidentally tell her that she only has a year to live, prompting the now fearful and determined Mitsuki to head to the studio for an audition. While they intercept her for a second time, Mitsuki pleads for them to let her go; and seeing her determination, they decide to help her. To help fulfill her dream, Mitsuki's body is transformed into that of a sixteen year old girl - a body which nullifies her cancer as long as it remains intact. And so, Full Moon is born...

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DarkDollmaker Oct 2, 2012
Score 9.5/10

I have to say this now: the end... was almost unecessarily sappy and cheesy. Or rather, it went from unnecessarily sappy to unnecessarily cheesy. But I still loved it. The characters were wonderful. I loved Mitsuki, Takuto and Meroko from the moment I saw them. The whimsicle animal-eared appearance of the shinigami really detracted from the gloomy atmosphere that shinigami tend to bring to instead help the... read more

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FreddyCrab Nov 24, 2011
Score 8.5/10

Story: The story of Full Moon Wo Sagashite initially starts off as one thing, then turns into another. At first its about Mitsuki, a small 12 year old girl with throat cancer who has only a year to live and wishes for nothing more than to be a singer, but then about 15 or so chapters in it turns into a story of Mitsuki aspires to do nothing with her life but to find her first love, Eichi Sakura who moved to... read more

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Full Moon wo Sagashite
  • TV (52 eps)
  • 2002 - 2003

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