Volume 4



Japanese Name 春待つ僕ら
Harumatsu Bokura
English Name Waiting For Spring
General Information
Volume Title Hoop Dreams
(JP) ISBN-10 4063658546 [1]
(JP) ISBN-13 978-4063658545 [1]
(US) ISBN-10 1632365855 [2]
(US) ISBN-13 978-1632365859 [2]
Publisher Kodansha
Released Date (JP) February 12, 2016
Released Date (US) January 16, 2018
Serialization Dessert
Demographic Shoujo
Genre School life, Romance
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Waiting For Spring 4 is the 4th volume of the Haru Matsu Bokura series by Anashin.


The preliminary games begin, and Towa and the squad are all fired up! Mitsuki’s childhood best friend, Aya-chan, is also at the arena playing his best, and the stakes are high. As Mitsuki and Reina cheer on the Seiryo team, Mitsuki sees the boys sweep the floor and is inspired to work hard, too! But when a ref’s whistle cuts through the air, a close friend lies injured on the court… [3]


Z40Mitsuki Haruno
A girl who wants to escape being alone. She finds herself at the mercy of a group of gorgeous guys that have become regular customers at the Cafe where she works.

Z41Towa Asakura
Mitsuki's classmate. He is quiet and a bit spacey, but he's always there to help her.

Z42Aya Kamiyama
Mitsuki's best friend from elementary school. When they finally meet again, she discovers he was a boy all along.

Z43Rui Miyamoto
A first year in high school. His innocent smile is adorable, but it hides a wicked heart?!

Z44Kyousuke Wakamiya
A second-year in high school. Mysterious and always cool-headed. He is like a big brother to everyone.

Z45Ryuuji Tada
A second-year. Comes off as bad boy, but is rather naive. He's crushing on the Boss's daughter, Nanase-san.

"Nana-san" for short. The Boss's daughter. Straightforward and resolute, she's like a reliable big sister.

PprnReina Yamada
Mitsuki's first friend from her class. she has somewhat eccentric tastes?!

Run's the cafe where Mitsuki works and kindly watches over her.

PpmsMaki Sudou
Mitsuki's friend who is in the girls' basketball club and also likes Towa.

Aya's club manager at Hojo High School.


To be like her role model Aya-chan Mitsuki is determined to make some real friends in high school, but her days pass by without much success. She finds solace at the cafe where she works, but it doesn't stay a sanctuary for long... One day, the school's celebrities-the Elite Four Hotties of the Basketball Team-appear out of nowhere! Before She knows it, Mitsuki gets caught up in their silly hi-jinks. As she spends more time with the four of them, she begins to meet new people and make new friends, too. When she goes to the practice game to cheer the boys on, she is reunited with Aya-chan and is stunned to learn that her childhood best friend was actually a boy! What's more, he aggressively pursues her and makes a bet with Towa!


  • Period 16 "Make Sure To Watch Me, Mitsuki"
  • Period 17 "I Swear I Won't Let Him Beat Me"
  • Period 18 "You Already Had Someone"
  • Period 19 "I Like you Honesty"
  • Period 20 "I'll Do Anything, No Matter How Superstitious"


  • The 4th volume of the Japanese version was ranked 5th [4] and 12th [5] on the Oricon chart between February 8 and 21, 2016. On its third week, the volume dropped to 32nd [6] spot on the February 22-28 chart ranking with a cumulative sales of 119,395 copies sold.