Asa chun! by Hanaya En and The Flower With Knife by Sakurada Hina (3L shoujo manga out nau~)

Street date: 11 November 2011
Sankyuu to tweep Ln1885-san for the out nau~ confirmation.

Asa chun! and The Flower With Knife (Tiga Lancar Comic)

Asa chun! © Hanaya En/Shogakukan [First serialized in Cheese! Zoukan] · Hana wa Knife o Mi ni Matou © Sakurada Hina/Shogakukan [First serialized in Cheese! and Flowers]. Published in Indonesia as Asa chun! and The Flower With Knife by Tiga Lancar Comic/3L

Hanaya En's Can I Hug You was ♡, so leading with Asa chun!

Four years we haven't seen each other, and he turns into such a hottie!? And I have to LIVE with him for a whole month!?

Akane's doki-doki days, start-OH! She feigns miserable under all that heartbeep pressure, but I bet she likes it. Him, her Childhood Buddy turned Live-in Lover, I mean.

Live-in Lover regardless, it isn't Asa chun! what carries teh Mature or [DEWASA] label; that "honor" is reserved for The Flower With Knife:

School girl Kako models for her art teacher, and she wants Enjo Sensei to look at no other girl but her. She confesses her love for him the day before graduation, only to be rejected by Sensei who tells her, "Your feelings are only an illusion." What's worse, she learns that her beloved teacher is already engaged.

Kako has problems accepting, which prompts her to sneak into his room, where she sees Sensei kissing Yuri, her good friend. Her emotions spiral out of control and...

The titular Knife has to figure in there somewhere.

Baka-Updates Manga users tag the Hana wa Knife o Mi ni Matou psychological drama Art, Jealousy, Modeling, Obsessive Love, Yandere, Bishoujo, Student-Teacher Relationship, Beautiful Female Lead, Betrayal. In addition to The Flower With Knife, the Sakurada Hina antho contains Beautiful World and Yori-chan no Kimochi. (I don't know what 3L chose to title this third one-shot; I haven't had time to check out Gramed, but it's prolly along the lines of Yori-chan's Feelings.)

If you're interested in other Hanaya En and Sakurada Hina manga 3L has already published (and those it hasn't), scroll down.

3L/Tiga Lancar Comic shoujo manga (2011.11.11)

  1. [Premiere] Asa chun! by Hanaya En
  2. Asa chun!朝チュン!」 by Hanaya En
    Shogakukan Cheese! Zoukan, shoujo
    This volume first published in Japan 2010.05

  3. [Premiere] The Flower With Knife (Hana wa Knife o Mi ni Matou) by Sakurada Hina

[Release links are hide/unhide. Click for more details.]

¹ Source: Ln1885 and Angelzon.com
² Manga SRP: IDR 16,500 each

Other Hanaya En manga
Before Asa chun!, 3L published Hanaya En's Shoujo with a Male Lead Dakishimete Ii desu ka, the Can I Hug You name-dropped at the top of the post, in November 2010. But the first Hanaya En shoujo manga 3L licensed was the Student Council, Transfer Student Ookamitachi no Gohoubi or Wolves Reward.

Hanaya En-sensei's latest tankou (still unlicensed) is the ex-Cheese! shoujo romance Hanjuku Kajitsu (published March 2011 in Japan).

Other Sakurada Hina manga
As far as I know, 3L has only published one other Sakurada Hina manga before Hana wa Knife o Mi ni Matou or The Flower With Knife — the Kimi ni Moete Ii desu ka? shoujo smut retitled May I Burn Cause of You?

Smut actually tends to litter Sakurada Hina-sensei's backlist. There's the psycho(logical) Tarou-kun wa Yuganderu (Flower Comics compile: 2011.01); the Incest, Sister Complex, Shounen-ai Subplot, LGBT Character in a Non-Yaoi/Yuri Manga Oujitachi wa Izonsuru (FC: 2009.02); Otokonoko wa Hachimitsu, first serialized In Mobile Flowers (FC: 2008.05); and Kanojo no Honnou, first serialized in Cheese! (FC: 2007.07).

In addition to the nookie fests, Sakurada Hina-sensei has produced fairly safe romances (at least, they're not obviously categorized as smut)—Hatsukoi ni Oboreta (Flower Comics: 2008.04) and Mitsu na Kotoshite Kudasai (FC: 2006.01)— and a couple of intriguing shoujo titles — Korosareru nara, Isso Sakura no Ki no Shita de AKA Dead Friend's Love Letter, formerly serialized in Cheese! (FC: 2011.06) and Bunbetsu to Takan (FC: 2010.09), based on the Sense and Sensibility lit classic.

Babble done. See you next 3L release ^^/

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