Garden Dreams

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Garden Dreams
彼は花園で夢を見る
(Kare wa Hanazono de Yume wo Miru)
Genre Drama, Romance, Historical
Manga
Written by Fumi Yoshinaga
Published by Shinshokan
English publisher
Demographic Josei
Magazine Wings
Published September 1999
Volumes 1
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Garden Dreams (彼は花園で夢を見る Kare wa Hanazono de Yume wo Miru?) is a one-shot Japanese manga written and illustrated by Fumi Yoshinaga. The manga is serialised in Shinshokan's Wings. Shinshokan released the manga on September 1999.[1]

It is licensed and published in North America by Digital Manga Publishing on October 24, 2007.[2][3]

Reception[edit]

Coolstreak Cartoons's Leroy Douresseaux commends the author's on her ability to "emphasize the emotion and mood" by focusing "often a single character" in every frame.[4] Pop Shock Culture's Katherine Dacey comments on the lack of "smut", "engaging talkfests" and detailed artwork in Garden Dreams, that usually peppers Fumi Yoshinaga's works.[5] David Welsh at Comic World News comments on the drop in the author's standards compared to her other works: Antique Bakery, Flower of Life (manga) and Ichigenme... The First Class is Civil Law.[6] Shaenon Garrity, writing for the appendix to Manga: The Complete Guide, felt the yaoi elements were toned down enough for a non-yaoi fan to enjoy the book, and praised Yoshinaga's character designs, calling them "some of the most handsome men in manga".[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "彼は花園で夢を見る (Wings comics)" (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  2. ^ "DMP licenses Megami DX, Garden Dreams". Anime News Network. 2007-04-03. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  3. ^ "Garden Dreams". Digital Manga Publishing. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  4. ^ Douresseaux, Leroy (June 6, 2008). "Fumi Yoshinaga's Garden Dreams". Coolstreak Cartoons. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  5. ^ Dacey, Katherine (March 14, 2008). "Garden Dreams (DMP)". Pop Shock Culture. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  6. ^ Welsh, David (April 16, 2009). "Lonely People". Comic World News. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  7. ^ Garrity, Shaenon (1 January 2010). "365 Days of Manga, Day 108: Garden Dreams". Suvudu.com. Retrieved 3 January 2010. 

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