Nagareboshi Lens

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Nagareboshi Lens
流れ星レンズ
(Nagareboshi Renzu)
GenreRomance, slice of life
Manga
Written byMayu Murata
Published byShueisha
DemographicShōjo
MagazineRibon
Original run2011July 3, 2014
Volumes10
Original video animation
Written byNatsuko Takahashi
Music byAsuka Sakai
StudioKinema Citrus
ReleasedMarch 18, 2012
Runtime18 minutes
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Nagareboshi Lens (流れ星レンズ, Nagareboshi Renzu, Shooting star lens) is a Japanese slice of life romance shōjo manga series written and illustrated by Mayu Murata.[1] It began serialization in Shueisha's Ribon manga magazine in 2011[2] and ended on July 3, 2014;[3] a total of 10 volumes were published.[1] It's published in French by Panini.[1] An original video animation adaptation was released in 2012.[4]

Characters[edit]

  • Risa[2] is the main female protagonist. She is a girl who has no experience in love. Once when her best friend, Yuko, tells Risa about her boyfriend and herself (and about how she saw her boyfriend sparkle and she knew he was her 'first' love), Risa starts to get interested in love and wants to experience and know about it. She then meets Yugure, the grade's most charming, handsome, and popular boy. She saw him sparkle and fell in love with him at first sight. When she confesses to him, he returns her feelings and they start going out with each other. Risa is a girl who really cares at others and wants to make them smile. She also loves bears a lot and has no fashion sense. She really admires Yugure and he is her 'first boyfriend and first love'. And also risa is the only child in her family. She was born in August 10[1]
  • Yūgure[2] is the most popular boy in his grade. He is usually seen playing football with his friends which is hinted to be his favorite sport. He seems to be nice and kind to everyone. He has no experience in love. When he first saw risa he stated that she is "cute" and then they started dating. It is also revealed that he saw Risa sparkle as well
  • Yuko[2] is Risa's best friend they have been together since elementary. Yuko cares a lot for Risa and she also supports Risa is her romantic life. Yuko has a boyfriend name Haru who well acquainted with Yugure.

Volumes[edit]

  • 1 (August 11, 2011)[5]
  • 2 (December 15, 2011)[6]
  • 3 (March 15, 2012)[7]
  • 4 (August 10, 2012)[8]
  • 5 (December 14, 2012)[9]
  • 6 (April 15, 2013)[10]
  • 7 (August 9, 2013)[11]
  • 8 (December 13, 2013)[12]
  • 9 (April 15, 2014)[13]
  • 10 (September 12, 2014)[14]

Reception[edit]

Volume 6 reached the 41st place on the weekly Oricon manga chart and, as of April 20, 2013, has sold 28,249 copies;[15] volume 9 reached the 25th place and, as of April 20, 2014, has sold 34,763 copies;[16] volume 10 reached the 35th place[17] and, as of September 21, 2014, has sold 52,454 copies.[18]

It was nominated for Best Children's Manga at the 38th Kodansha Manga Awards.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Shooting star lens". manga-news.com (in French). Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d "Nagareboshi Lens Shōjo Romance Manga Gets Anime". Anime News Network. December 24, 2011. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  3. ^ "Marimo no Hana Shōjo Manga Will End in July". Anime News Network. May 27, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  4. ^ "Nagareboshi Lens Shōjo Manga Will End in 10th Volume". Anime News Network. April 16, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  5. ^ "流れ星レンズ 1". www.s-manga.net. Shueisha Inc. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  6. ^ "流れ星レンズ 2". www.s-manga.net. Shueisha Inc. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  7. ^ "流れ星レンズ 3". www.s-manga.net. Shueisha Inc. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  8. ^ "流れ星レンズ 4". www.s-manga.net. Shueisha Inc. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  9. ^ "流れ星レンズ 5". www.s-manga.net. Shueisha Inc. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  10. ^ "流れ星レンズ 6". www.s-manga.net. Shueisha Inc. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  11. ^ "流れ星レンズ 7". www.s-manga.net. Shueisha Inc. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  12. ^ "流れ星レンズ 8". www.s-manga.net. Shueisha Inc. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  13. ^ "流れ星レンズ 9". www.s-manga.net. Shueisha Inc. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  14. ^ "流れ星レンズ 10". www.s-manga.net. Shueisha Inc. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  15. ^ "Japanese Comic Ranking, April 15-21". Anime News Network. April 24, 2013. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  16. ^ "Japanese Comic Ranking, April 14-20". Anime News Network. April 23, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  17. ^ "Japanese Comic Ranking, September 8-14". Anime News Network. September 17, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  18. ^ "Japanese Comic Ranking, September 15-21". Anime News Network. September 24, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  19. ^ "38th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards' Nominees Announced". Anime News Network. April 3, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014.

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