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Skip Beat!  
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Description
Kyouko Mogami lived solely for her childhood friend Shoutaro "Shou" Fuwa. She follows Shou to Tokyo so that he may realize his dream of becoming a famous singer. When his dream is realized, Kyouko overhears the truth behind his decision to bringing her with him: he was using her as a maid.

Shocked and enraged, Kyouko swears to take revenge by outdoing him in show business. With a new look and a new attitude, she joins LME, the agency where Ren Tsuruga (Shou's rival and the #1 actor of LME) works, in the hopes of achieving her goal of destroying Shou's pride.

Along the way, she discovers her true self, makes new friends (and enemies), and finds herself at the heart of some interesting situations that will change her life, and the lives of all others involved, forever.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
!تخطي العثرات
!سكيب بيت
Не сдавайся!
スキップ・ビート!
下一站巨星
华丽的挑战
華麗的挑戰
스킵 비트!

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Latest Release(s)
c.212.5 by S2scans (11d ago)
c.216 by S2scans (11d ago)
c.215 by S2scans (35d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
34 Volumes + Fanbook (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 11, Chap 66

User Reviews
Skip Beat by celinae
Skip Beat by turnip head

Forum
52 topics, 625 posts
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User Rating
Average: 9 / 10.0 (3224 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.98 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 20th 2014, 8:34am PST


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Year
2002

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (32 Volumes & 7 Omnibuses - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #136 decreased(-93)
Monthly Pos #49 decreased(-15)
3 Month Pos #37 decreased(-8)
6 Month Pos #38 decreased(-1)

List Stats
On 9084 reading lists
On 1235 wish lists
On 303 unfinished lists
On 741 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Will Kyoko and Ren in Skip Beat eventually have leading roles together? 46 days, 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
What about Reino 46 days, 3 hours, 17 minutes ago
is anyone else annoyed??? 46 days, 3 hours, 20 minutes ago
How do you think Skip Beat will end? 46 days, 3 hours, 33 minutes ago
Chapter 210-Not satisfactory... 205 days, 20 hours, 37 minutes ago

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Waste of Time...   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by Bleach-No1-Manga
May 31st, 2013, 5:52am
As of chapter 190 i DROPPED this manga

Plot is boring, it moves at a snail's pace...Characters are uninteresting and shallow...Some arcs feel so draggy....Oh and the classic Shoujo Inter-Monologues are overplayed to the extent of they use up a whole chapter for it....Kyouko *Thinking* Ren *Thinking* Sho *Thinking* /Chapter Over

I bet this manga won't ever finish and this author will die of old age but the MC won't still be having a steady relationship with anyone

I Don't recommend this Manga to anyone....read something better and don't bother coz it's just a Waste of time

... Last updated on May 31st, 2013, 5:54am
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Too long   
Rating: N/A
by noobzilla
May 28th, 2013, 4:27am
This is a very fun shoujo... except its a shonen version of a shoujo that is neverending. I currently have this on my on hold list. The day I find that the series has ended I will pick it up again and finish it in one go!
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One word: BORING   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by FYforever
May 16th, 2013, 2:48pm
I read this after I finished Tokyo Crazy Paradise and found out that the same mangaka started a completely different story in Skip Beat. Honestly TCP is 100000x better than Skip Beat because it's way funnier, has better pacing, lots of great action and some romance. Sad to say, but Skip Beat really falls short in all these categories.

This manga is just WAY TOO LONG and the pacing is WAY TOO SLOW. It takes forever and ever to finish one arc that I just lost interest. Once the incest siblings arc started, I completely dropped this manga. There's really no plot because the initial one about Kyoko getting revenge on Sho somehow just got lost in translation. The author tried to add some interesting past to Ren....well, it sure didn't pique my interest.

This manga isn't my cup of tea. It's way too draggy and the story doesn't move forward AT ALL. Like Chelsi889 said, it's stuck in limbo. It's just stuck, period. I don't recommend this manga at all.

... Last updated on May 16th, 2013, 2:51pm
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Incest roleplay   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by Textualpoacher
May 16th, 2013, 10:00am
So how creepy is the incest vibe? I mean really, there's one-time teacher/student roleplay and then there's extended brother/sister roleplay.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Skip Beat! uses the brother/sister acting gig to generate sexual tension, which is based on the brother/sister dynamic.


Other than that Skip Beat! has gotten so boring too. It's the nth time Kyoko is irrationally afraid of pissing Ren off again. What's really frustrating is that there has been no progression in their relationship for such a long time. The new romantic rivals for both Ren and Kyoko are unnecessary and uninteresting.

Skip Beat! has generally been beyond reproach from volume 1 to volume 21 though.
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One of a Kind   
Rating: 9.8 / 10.0
by Croann
April 27th, 2013, 7:48pm
Really, I can't stress enough how amazing I think this ongoing (as of this writing) manga is. It's funny, dramatic, tense, happy, sad, romantic... well, it's a lot of things.

I've always been a fan of Nakamura, starting with her work Tokyo Crazy Paradise. The heroines are strong-willed and independent, not mindless dolls that fall in love with the first guy to sneer in their direction (but, I guess this is the case with Mogami at the beginning). I love all the little turns the plot takes, the adventures that Mogami goes on to discover herself and her acting ability, and her ongoing struggle to love again.

I admit that sometimes there are points where it seems to drag, but in most manga, there always is a point of stagnation. Despite this small flaw, I recommend this manga to both the manga layman and the avid reader.

And after the first time through, read it again while you wait for the updates.

Because it is worth the wait.

... Last updated on April 27th, 2013, 7:50pm
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A-mazing   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by bebelala-chan
April 17th, 2013, 10:51pm
I'm a fan of looooong manga. I mean, I follow One piece, Bleach and Fairy Tail. Can't you believe how many worth of page is that? Anyway, I really like long manga. So I don't have any problem with this.

Anyway, it's not boring on each chapter, which is very surprising in a SHOUJO MANGA (Expect Shounen to not have a single boring chapter on it) It have a story on each chapter which is very entertaining you wouldn't knew you already read 100 chapters. It's just so great.
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LOVELOVELOVELOVE   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by nhee
April 14th, 2013, 12:24am
probably the most best manga ive ever read. i started when there was only about 20 chapters and now its on 199 and it still keeps me on edge. WAITING FOR IT IS SO URGH cause you just want next chapter right away but that just goes to show how amazing it is smile

definitely recommend everyone to read it
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Just frigging fantastic!   
Rating: N/A
by NegalisticBLAST
April 7th, 2013, 1:51pm
How is it after reading nearly 200 chapters, that it barely feels like I've read 20? No the chapters aren't short, but there just so good and exciting and heart stopping that you want more and more! Kyouko you make my heart beat like doki doki! And Ren................ Kyaaaaaaaaaaa!! I really love this series it's got a great story, likeable heroine and great cliffhangers and it's really funny too!
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HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE!?   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ForteAtrox
March 12th, 2013, 11:37pm
So normally I find shoujo that's been going on for over several years to be just plain bad. Usually the story becomes boring and draggy, the art decline, characters get irritating... and yet... and yet... SKIP BEAT HAS MANAGED TO KEEP MY ATTENTION!

Despite how long it has been going on, it doesn't feel like it's been dragging, I feel like there's so much potential in the story even after 100 chapters. I also don't feel like the mangaka has given up on her own manga, it seems as if she still enjoys it after working on it for over ten years. I'm thoroughly impressed by this manga.
The characters are great, they're all fun and consistent. They remain themselves and it's great to watch them grow. The story? The story is still fabulous, I especially love the comedy that is provided in this series, keeps me laughing all the time. Though some people may complain the romance is a bit slow, for some odd reason I don't mind it! I accepted that romance isn't the central focus of this manga, it has more to do with the characters and their dilemmas. Romance is just the extra sweet glaze over what is already good, and eventually the romance will happen, but before then the mangaka has shown us that the characters still have lots of room to grow to be able to fully develop their love. I for one, will continue to support this series and I recommend it to anyone who wants a great read.
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Falling in Love again!   
Rating: N/A
by rainsSHADOW
February 28th, 2013, 5:47pm
I was reading this series since highschool and i was always up to date with the chapters until i got into college and reading manga just didn't fit into my schedule. But recently I have more time to get back in mangas and i decided to catch up on Skip beat it again since it caught my eye (i have the first 3 volumes). I TOTALLY FORGOT WHAT I WAS MISSING OUT ON!!! Well at first when i tried to get back into reading Skip beat i was very reluctant because I remember losing interest and forgetting where i left off. So I decided to start all over with this manga and I JUST COULDN'T PUT IT DOWN. I forgot how awesome Nakamaru's story telling and character development is. Though its very silly and strange at times and despite the fact that series has gone on for so long, its such an interesting read and one of my favorite mangas of all times. I recommend reading all the chapters all up to the recent chapter to get a better feel for the book. You might think "really? Starting over and reading 200 chapters to understand the manga completely is dumb" but i guarantee you, as you are reading, you wont' realize that the manga is so lengthy ^^
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