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Imaginary Ocean
Doora is always talking about the ocean and claims she's a mermaid. But is she really?

Trance's Purchase
Trance goes to the slave market to buy a slave. His cousin Palfiena wonders if he'll buy a useful slave. She's afraid he might make a wrong decision. When Trance comes across a cute girl who can't speak, he'd like to buy her, much against Palfiena's wishes. She thinks he's being fooled, but Trance buys her anyway...

Kianna's Tail
Kianna is a mermaid of the northern ocean. She lives a peaceful life there with her friends, until a guy arrives who wishes to kill her.

Karen's zippers
Ever since Karen was little, she always wore clothes with a zipper.
When Karen becomes an adolescent, her parents tell her she shouldn't open her zipper in front of anyone anymore. But when Karen falls in love with Rob, he discovers the zipper on her belly and opens it??

Selma's Jingle
After a lot of strict music lessons, her teacher says she's finally a full fledged musician. He tells her to go share her beautiful music with other people.
Selma goes to neighbouring Mokumoku kingdom to play for the royal family and their guests. Everyone loves her music and request her to play more but Selma promised her master she'd only play once a week. The prince doesn't like no for an answer though, and says he'll marry her if she plays for him...


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Associated Names
Karen with Zippers
Karen with Zippers and other enchanting tales

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.11 (end) by JShoujo Scans (1685d ago)
v.1 c.10 by JShoujo Scans (1693d ago)
v.1 c.9 by JShoujo Scans (1751d ago)
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1 Volume (Complete)

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Average: 6.8 / 10.0 (22 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.83 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 28th 2014, 6:04pm PST



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Comic Crimson (Sobisha)

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Weekly Pos #1073 increased(+261)
Monthly Pos #2406 increased(+208)
3 Month Pos #3564 increased(+1113)
6 Month Pos #6494 increased(+558)

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On 86 wish lists
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light fairytale   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by whitespade
August 19th, 2015, 3:56pm
if you want to read light, sweet children fairy tale this is perfect. the art is airy and the story simple, will delight anyone who have a penchant for it. good for children and adults.
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Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by VampireBanana
August 21st, 2011, 7:05pm
I liked the art quite a bit, loved the "light" flowing and airy lines and even the nude female girls but the writing was rather random and poor. It wasn't creative enough to be experimental or well-written enough to actually interest me. More than that, even if the selections were nothing but a bunch of scenes, I didn't find most of the themes, characters, etc. to be memorable or endearing.

Some of the stories had some depth of creativity but too bad the endings were quite poor and much of the writing was quite haphazard. In the end, the art couldn't really save the writing.
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