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Otomen, Volume 1

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  • Posted April 27, 2009

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    I love this manga!

    Honestly, I wasn't expecting to buy this manga when I entered the Barnes and Noble. I had picked out three manga and was ready to pay, but then the hottie on the cover of this manga caught my eye. I picked it up, read the back, flipped through, and decided to give it a try.

    I was immediately drawn in by the wonderful art and the characters. The main character is so adorable and the other characters are just as wonderful as he is. I had never before come across a manga that made me laugh with joy as much as this one did!

    The story is unique and not something you normally come across. I absolutely loved this manga, it's pure genius in my opinion. It was absolutely hilarious and delightful and I don't regret picking it up that day. I would recommend this to any one who enjoys reading a wonderful, hilarious story that you could read over and over again!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 15, 2009

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    An manga's inside look at Metrosexuals

    Ever felt like you had to hide your true self in order to fit in and fulfill the expectations of others? Well, main character Asuka knows how it feels.

    Expected to be super-masculine purely because he's a boy, Asuka had to hide his interests in sewing, cooking, flowers and shojo manga (among other girly things.) He's actually pretty good at the act, too -- captain of the Kendo team, Black Belt in Judo and Karate, and better than average student. He's the manliest of men. . . until he meets the girl of his dreams. After that, every time Asuka thinks of her, he ends up creating cute plushies, cooking amazing bento lunches, and buying copies of his favorite manga, "Love Chick."

    Little does Asuka know, the manga-ka (author) of "Love Chick" is one of his classmates, and he uses Asuka as the basis for his female main character! Not only that, but the girl he's crushing on has a thing for manly men. What's a love-sick "Otomen" (a man with girly hobbies) to do?

    I loved this manga! The characters are well developed and believable. The circumstances are fun and familiar. And best of all -- it's really funny!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2009

    :D awesome

    This is a very good manga. I reccomend it to people who are tired of seeing a girl being the main character in a shojo :) All in all it's a cute story with some roles reversed :D

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 21, 2013

    Love it

    I now want all of it

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  • Posted July 9, 2009

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    Tee hee... ^_^

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    I know a guy who is just like Asuka-kun. He's cute and chivalrous and strong (yes, he's into martial arts, too) and wonderfully feminine in all the same ways as Asuka. And one day he brought me a delicious and beautiful bento. It's so much fun to find a manga about otomen. I love boys like that. I started reading this manga and finished both 1 and 2 in a day. I can't wait till 3 comes out!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 5, 2009

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    Silly and Sweet!

    This series is so fun and will definitely put a smile on your face! When reading this series, I couldn't help but laugh out loud, page after page. Great series (even good for younger readers!) and I can't wait to read more!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2009

    Fun read

    cute & fun...I can't wait to get new volume

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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