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Kirara Princess  
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Description
From Tokyopop:
Meet Kilala, an ordinary girl who loves all the Disney Princesses. When she awakens a sleeping prince named Rei, she magically gains the power of the princesses! Rei is searching for the missing princess of his world, and has a magical tiara that will lead him to her. But before Kilala can help him find the missing princess and restore peace to his world, Kilala's best friend, Erica, is kidnapped by mysterious men! So, with the help of the magical tiara and Rei, Kilala sets off on a quest to find her!

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
きららプリンセス
きらら☆プリンセス
Disneys きらら・プリンセス
Kilala Princess

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Latest Release(s)

Status in Country of Origin
5 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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N/A

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User Rating
Average: 7.3 / 10.0 (50 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.18 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 30th 2014, 9:34am PST

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Year
2005

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Nakayoshi (Kodansha)
Nakayoshi Lovely (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Chuang Yi
Tokyopop (4 Volumes - Defunct)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #927 increased(+340)
Monthly Pos #2564 increased(+193)
3 Month Pos #3435 increased(+1258)
6 Month Pos #6277 increased(+535)

List Stats
On 82 reading lists
On 72 wish lists
On 166 completed lists
On 16 unfinished lists
On 62 custom lists

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Kids will love this...probably   
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by moonmystery
March 10th, 2014, 12:19pm
My sister and I both read this series, and she loved it. I thought it was too one-dimensional. but then again, she's seven years old.

Anyways, lil girls will probably enjoy this.
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Amusing, but not quite "good"   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by TheAries
March 19th, 2013, 6:27am
Being a hardcore Disney fan, I just had to read this. The premise sounded, well, not very deep or as subtly meaningful as I expect real Disneys to be, but well, I still bought the whole set (the manga was published in Germany). Kilala is a Disney Princess fanatic and she would do anything to be like her idols. Through completely unrealistic circumstances that make little to no sense, she encounters Prince Rei of Paradisos and launches into an adventure with him to find the seventh Princess (the first six being Disney Princesses that Kilala and Rei meet while travelling through different Disney Worlds).

Kilala Princess is epically corny and has no meaning or depth beyond Kilala being happy about meeting her idols and being a notorious goody-goody with no character development whatsoever. She is so underdevelopped that all interaction with the Prncesses felt forced, and I felt really bad for the poor Disney characters. Rei and Silvia (the inevitable fiancée) were just like Kilala in that department. Instead of having layered personalities with actual motives, they stayed bland and hollow for the complete series, never gaining any depth.

Another thing that bothered me was the drawing style. While the artist managed the depiction of the Disney characters beautifully and true to the originals, Kilala and the other "new" characters clashed with the Disney style. While the individual Disney characters didn't necessarily have the same style, they still kind of fit with each other. Kilala and her peers, however, looked horrible misplaced and awkward within the Disney settings, and I was quite dissatisfied with that.

Apart from that, it was an enjoyable but shallow read.
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Corny,yes. Cheesy, yes. Yet, its still good.   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Little_Sparrow937
April 1st, 2011, 8:04pm
When I first started reading this manga, I rolled my eyes and gagged as I took in the corniness of the series. A girl named Kilala, who's obsessed with the Disney princesses, meets a boy named Rei who is looking for the "Seventh Princess" and the two go off on a crazy adventure in which they meet each of the Disney royals. It took me a couple of chapters to get into it, but I have to admit I really started to like it by the end. I'm a big fan of the Disney movies and so it was kind of nostalgic to see them portrayed in a manga. Yeah sure, its can be a typical, cliched romance manga, but I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to relive their Disney days.

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If you read it all you will like it...   
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by kuka65
August 14th, 2010, 6:32pm
After reading all volumes I can say that it is a shoujo for sure and a cute simple one. Sewing together all Disney's princesses stories and gathering from each one it's most beautiful experience, Kilala's story is born. It is a very naive and fantastic story. You can read it when needing a little cute and light mood time without "real" world ugliness and bitterness. I can say that it was funny to see Disney's princesses drawn so well in a manga format...
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...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by TsubamexGaeshi
April 21st, 2008, 7:38am
Although I quite enjoyed reading the first volume, this series matched up too much with Kingdom Hearts. Go around the Disney worlds and find your best friend. And because of that, i wasn't particularly interested in another volume. Although, it'd be interesting to watch how the two relate and differ.
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Hmm...   
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by holy`bell
February 8th, 2008, 7:16am
I can't say much about this manga since I pretty much skimmed the first chapter of the first volume released by TokyoPop. That being said, I'm not deterring you from reading/buying it. The story could have a potential to be a good one, I guess.

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The manga pretty much starts out [if you know how all the stories told in all of Disney's princess films (i.e., Cinderella, Snow White)], weaved together. I found it to be very awkward (and creepy) given the similarities from the film (complete rehash) and combine it with Kilala's. The same can be said for the artwork (very creepy). I had to put down the manga after that.
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