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Toraware no Minoue  
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From Viz:
Carefree Megumi Kuroishi was living a life of luxury until the day a girl named Suzuka Kogami walked into his life. All of a sudden, Megumi finds himself kneeling at Suzuka's feet and prostrating himself like a servant! What Megumi doesn't know (until that very moment anyway) is that his family is cursed to follow the orders of the Kogami family.

Also contains the extra one-shots:
- Let the Time Freeze
- Realistic Storm
- Tell Me the Real Meaning of That Kiss
- The Long Night of Pere Noel


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Associated Names
Bức tranh rồng
Body of Captivity
Captive Heart
Captive Hearts
Captive of Love
Destino Cativo (Brazilian Portuguese)
Gefangene Herzen
Your Prisoner

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Latest Release(s)
v.4 c.16 by Vampire Knights (2885d ago)
v.3 c.Extra by Vampire Knights (2890d ago)
v.3 c.15 by Vampire Knights (3070d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
5 Volumes (Complete)
3 Aizouban Volumes

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter

User Reviews


User Rating
Average: 7.4 / 10.0 (346 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.35 / 10.0
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 5% (16 votes)
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Last Updated
March 30th 2015, 10:53pm PST



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Original Publisher
Hakusensha (1999; 2012)

Serialized In (magazine)
LaLa (Hakusensha)
LaLa DX (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Viz (5 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1151 increased(+7)
Monthly Pos #1608 increased(+465)
3 Month Pos #2488 increased(+557)
6 Month Pos #3432 increased(+52)

List Stats
On 807 reading lists
On 573 wish lists
On 959 completed lists
On 161 unfinished lists
On 224 custom lists

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I'm confused   
Rating: 5.2 / 10.0
by Sakura29
February 17th, 2012, 11:15pm
This manga was confusing. It was a nice read but I don't know why so much high ratings. It's probably VK fans.

The plot was confusing. Just when I understood something something new would pop-up which iritated me. It was full of cliches *Pukes*. Anyway the plot was alright but it needed a solid story line in my and others opinion. The ending was just weird and was not as good some parts in the whole manga. The characters were alright. I find the main lead interesting. Suzuka was your typical lead which bored me. Art was nice and was different from her usual works.

Nice light read but the main issue for me was that it needed a solid plot.
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by KarnowoB
July 20th, 2010, 4:29am
Well thought out story. Nice and neatly packed with a few side story elements to allow it to last longer. Other then that its probably my fav short romance manga (less then 50chp / not ongoing)... non ecchi =P
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Has Good Parts & Bad Parts   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by astroasis
May 7th, 2010, 12:18am
I liked the light-heartedness and humor of the first volume, but the following volumes just seemed like rehashes. The story itself got a bit more intriguing in the final (fifth) volume, but by that point, I didn't really care too much for the characters or the manga itself... So it was kind of a case of "Too little, too late." So I'd say this manga offers a strong beginning and a strong end... but the three volumes in between seem scattered and unfocused.

Still, I'd recommend it for Matsuri Hino fans, because it's certainly not bad... and it's always fun to see a mangaka's earlier work. Those who are just shoujo fans might want to leave this one alone.
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Hino Matsuri's earlier manga   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by holibelle
May 6th, 2010, 11:29am
actually, i do like this manga despite of the negative reviews. this doesn't have any deep plot so it's just lighthearted and the characters are so cute. ^_^ the heroine kinda reminds me of Mizuki of Hana Kimi for some reason, i don't know why.
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Rating: N/A
by aeondesires
October 27th, 2009, 5:41pm
The ending to this is just... blah. Like, there's no warning, no decent conclusion or reader satisfaction (you know... that really fuzzy feeling you get after finishing something, or maybe that's just me). It just happens, and it ends weirdly too.
Spoiler (highlight to view)
And the curse isn't even fixed, like, what was the point?

... Last updated on October 27th, 2009, 5:42pm
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dropping this   
Rating: N/A
by prettykitty20034
August 22nd, 2009, 5:41am
I've read volume 1. I'll be honest, I thought the plot was mindnumbingly stupid. I didn't think the art was as polished as Hino's later works either. Needless to say, I didn't like it and I won't be reading any further.
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enjoyable enough   
Rating: N/A
by st_owly
May 20th, 2009, 3:04am
Not the greatest plot in the world - but still quite entertaining and there are some very funny moments. Read it if you want something cute and funny that doesn't require thinking to enjoy
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a waste of good art   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by asianromance
September 25th, 2008, 10:09pm
The art is beautiful and the premise seems interesting, but after the first volumes, you'd realize the besides the funny male character, everything else is pretty dry and boring (none of the other characters seem to have any personality). As others have said, there isn't any plot and there is also no character development. The scenes just seem to float into space. Hino Matsuri's other manga are better-especially Vampire Knight.
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Rating: N/A
by danielabda
June 13th, 2008, 11:39am
Very first chapter is the reason I HATE SHOUJO'S..ugh...Im tired of the *thump thump* moments. Romance is supposed to give you a weird feeling inside...But to me, when I see the typical shoujo blush, I get constipated.
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too silly and ridiculous....   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by Caronroz
February 24th, 2008, 3:33am
This manga is for the idealistic romantic saps. I have to agree with stubbly that it lacks a solid plot. A lot of the scenes feel very much like cliche shoujo. After one volume, I couldn't take it anymore and dropped the series.
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