is a semi-monthly Japanese shōjo manga
magazine published by Hakusensha
The magazine is published on the 4th and 22nd of every month. It is often nicknamed as among the readers. The magazine is of size B5
, which is roughly the size of a phone book and always comes with furoku
or free supplements such as drama CD
, pencil boards
, manga anthologies, stationery and calendars.
The magazine was ranked 4th by Japanese girls as their favourite manga anthology in a survey conducted by Oricon in 2006.
Series' which are serialized in Hana to Yume will be collected into tankōbon
under the label, . While series' from related magazines like Bessatsu Hana to Yume
, LaLa DX
are also published under the same label, certain series from Melody
are published under another different label, .
The readers are 95% female. Its demographic consists of 4% of readers under 13, 62.2% for 13–18 years old, 18.6% for 19–23 years old and those who are 24 and older comprising the remaining 15.2%.
Hana to Yume
began its publication as a monthly magazine in May 1974 with Kazuko Koyeno
's illustration as the cover with the price of 200 yen. However, in January 1975, its publication has changed from a monthly to a semi-monthly published magazine. Its current price is 290 yen.
In 1976, 2 years after Hana to Yume
was first published, LaLa
, which... Read More