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Sixteen-year-old tomboy Ito Miura has become fast friends with her schoolmate and fellow drama enthusiast Makoto Amano. The problem? Makoto's a boy who must pass as a female drama student in order for his family to approve of his acting ambitions.


Related Series
W Juliet II (Sequel)

Associated Names
คู่รักสลับขั้ว W-JULIET

Groups Scanlating
Dakku Manga

Latest Release(s)
v.10 c.3v2 by MangaONE (2338d ago)
v.10 c.2b by Eagle-Scans (2528d ago)
v.10 c.2a by Eagle-Scans (2556d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
14 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter

User Reviews


User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (775 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.33 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 16th 2014, 1:31am PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)
Hana to Yume Step Zoukan (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Viz (14 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #875 increased(+76)
Monthly Pos #1187 increased(+111)
3 Month Pos #1414 increased(+43)
6 Month Pos #1573 decreased(-42)

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On 948 reading lists
On 848 wish lists
On 1953 completed lists
On 215 unfinished lists
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by dreamit.
April 3rd, 2010, 6:44pm
WHAT THE HECK?! This manga was surprisingly amazing! i didn't expect it to be this GREAT! At first i was hesitant cuz i mean.. Makoto looks like a chick and Ito looks like a boy and at first i was uncomfortable with the whole gender-bender concept but you get used to it since Makoto acts like a boy when he's himself (He's actually very very manly, just for the heads up.) I loved the whole concept of "never giving up on your dream" because it very much relates to everyone and the reality of chasing the "impossible" and the concept of hard work. The characters were also very likable, especially Ito because of her strength and determination! Very unique manga, each volume served a purpose and was very entertaining. Amazing, Loved it and the characters were truly inspirational.
A manga definitely worthy of a 10.

-Next up W-Juliet II-
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very nice   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
April 30th, 2006, 4:27pm
It is an awesome manga!! Very cute! Very funny! certainly worth a shot!
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one of my faves   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by holibelle
May 11th, 2010, 11:54pm
i was kinda embarassed that i skip this manga so many times. however, i'm glad that i tried it since it became one of my favorites. i just love how the story progress. i found another heroine who's not winny and weak, i'm so glad. makoto-san is really interesting as well. the art was done very well and you can really see the characters expression. truly, one of the best that i've read. i 100% recommend this manga to everyone.
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Rating: 8.8 / 10.0
by cliff
May 25th, 2008, 11:12am
Love it! This is how I fall in love with Emura sensei. The relationship between Mako and Ito is just simply adorable. Mako is so protective and I feel like that if he's a real person, he will be the perfect guy you want as a BF XD
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must read!   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by escape
March 20th, 2008, 6:32pm
this is an AWESOME series! I was going to stop reading the first volume halfway through, but then I decided to finish it and complete the 2nd one also since I borrowed both. It go sooo much better after that and I got hooked! sometimes it's a bit draggy and off-topic here and there, but watching the characters slowly develop was real interesting. I love the main girl too! she's so likable and awesome unlike those annoying girly girls in other shoujo. overall it was a really good read and definitely deserves a 10
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by lani_b2
December 28th, 2006, 7:23pm
I am very much enjoying this manga and cannot wait to read more ^^
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Best among the best.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by HanaTenshiHimeko
August 17th, 2011, 12:02am
This is among my first mangas that I love during the Viz's reign over TokyoPop. Yes, the first chapter can be a bit awkward because it rushed the love a bit. The author did say that she was surprised that her fans asked for the sequel, so after the first chapter, the art and story did improved dramatically.

I love it, what can you say? It gives you a sweet feeling and the comedy is hilarious. I love Ito; tomboyish and strong and act like her brothers. It cracks me up how similar we both are when I was a kid. Makoto is funny in his own way since he's using the way of females to get out of pinch situations. The dodging and hiding of Makoto's real gender is the main focus of this manga and it had became the center point of humor. Aside from that, the side characters' development that made me attach to several of them.

This manga keeps growing and growing in character and story development. I find it surprised that several people don't like it. I do understand that sometimes, we get frustrated with the side characters because they act stupid and supposedly doing something to hinder the couple, but I think it's not that frustrated compare to other mangas I've read. Those frustrating side character did grow-up and became tolerable, although sometimes they are made to be the comedy relief for certain chapters.

So character development is a 10, story is a 10 and humor is 10+, the art is 10++. What can I say? Give this manga a try and it's definitely worth the hardcopy.

... Last updated on August 17th, 2011, 12:03am
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Don't Hate It   
Rating: N/A
by shatnimpinto
March 20th, 2011, 8:18pm
You know, I don't hate this manga. I wouldn't even say I didn't like it, or it's "OK". Truth is, I actually quite like it. I admit, Ito knew Makoto was a boy in the first chapter, and they were in love in the second chapter. The rest of the manga were their adventures while waiting for Makoto to graduate so they could finally be together. The transformation in Ito is actually quite remarkable, and so true! After a girl falls in love once, she's a girl forever. The only thing I didn't really like about this manga was the acting aspects. Because for the majority of the manga, acting didn't seem like a big deal, but there was suddenly a huge change where everything was about acting.
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Rating: N/A
by kelena93
February 24th, 2007, 1:25pm
When I was on the first chapter I got confused, I thought that the guy was the short dark haired dude and the girl was the long haired blonde person (on the manga cover) but its the opposite...I'm still like, WTF?! Yeh, I'm not sure if im going to continue reading this series because its going to get on my nerves just by looking at that girl that looks TOTALLY like a boy and that buy who looks TOTALLY like a girl... O.O;
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best one out there!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by LadyKnight
November 8th, 2006, 7:07am
this is the best gender-bender manga i've ever read! yea sure there's also the classic HanaKimi but HK tends to be a little draggy at the end (though it ended well) but i'm giving W-Juliet extra cause it made me laugh, right till the end... yes, even though everything is pretty much settled but there's still enough comedy left to leave you breathless, literally laughing too much... =)

i put this as one of my Top 10 Best Manga!!! ^^
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