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Description
From Blu:

It’s hard to be in high school, especially when you live in the shadow of your stunningly attractive older brother. It only gets worse when the really cute guy from the class next to yours starts hanging around your house, presumably to catch a glimpse of said older brother.

But things are not always as they seem! Kotori is often teased for being superficial, and with a brother like Kujaku, you can’t really blame him for thinking that looks are everything. However, once Akaiwa steps into his life, Kotori is heading for a lesson in deep trust and abiding love.

There’s a lot more under the surface that he’s finally going to get a chance to see!

Also contain the following oneshots:

V.1
• Skip
• Poem of the Red Poppy

V.2
• Flower Light
• Flower Storm

V.3
• Endless Gaze (Gyoshi no Hate)
• Muddy Stream

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
メンクイ!
Endless Gaze
Muddy Stream
Only Attracted to Good Looks!

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Latest Release(s)
c.Reprint Extra 2 (end) by Sweet Spot Scanlations (294d ago)
c.Reprint Extra 1 by Sweet Spot Scanlations (304d ago)
v.3 c.1-2 by Obsession (2988d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
3 Volumes (Complete)
2 Volumes (Reprint, complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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User Rating
Average: 7.4 / 10.0 (114 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.31 / 10.0
10
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Last Updated
June 26th 2014, 12:15am PST


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Categories

Category Recommendations

Recommendations
N/A

Author(s)

Artist(s)

Year
2000

Original Publisher
Biblos (2000)
Libre Shuppan (2008)

Serialized In (magazine)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Blu (3 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1108 increased(+94)
Monthly Pos #2000 increased(+617)
3 Month Pos #3307 increased(+1151)
6 Month Pos #4728 increased(+862)

List Stats
On 92 reading lists
On 122 wish lists
On 419 completed lists
On 15 unfinished lists
On 150 custom lists

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Good but little odd   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by RubyDi
April 28th, 2011, 12:15am
The story was good but it was sort of all over the place. It was entertaining and I really liked the characters it was just the plot that got me. There was a few things that came up that in the story were small but seemed like they should have expanded on more. It was good to past the time but it could have been better. I enjoyed it none the less but I would have liked a little more, especially about the brother.

On a side note, there were a few one-shots that came in that I didn't know were there and threw me off when they just appeared. They were OK but nothing special and a bit weird. I found the first one just plain odd; I never really knew what was happening. The last one was interesting but things seemed to happen for no reason.

Overall the main story was good just could do without the extras.
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better than what I expected   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Ameonna
March 10th, 2009, 1:36pm
when I read the comments about this manga before downloading it, I expected to feel bored and exhausted after reading it but it turned out quite a good one. I don't deny the negative points which have been mentioned in the previous comments completely but I believe those are not really that trouble some. if you spend more time for paying attention to the characters and story, you may quite enjoying the playful style of the writer. for me, it was a witty, happy story with over all cute characters. not very deep, neither very developed, some thing simple and yet interesting.

and about those supernatural elements in the plot line, yes, I ado agree that those were kind of unexpected, rushed and raw but still were able to change the mood from a school life romance into some thing more interesting and give some freshness to this simple plot line.

if you are not that picky and don't expect to read a master piece, give it a try and I am sure you will enjoy it.
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sucks!   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by rita
August 25th, 2007, 8:59pm
ok..maybe not totally, but does suck. The art is cute, it starts on an okay note, perhaps promising plot and then for some reason it turns into random oneshots. Totally deviates from the original main characters basically. And when it comes back to the main characters, it still goes off in a weird direction, that have NO relation to ANYTHING!! And the mangaka introduces some ppl (like the older brother) that could make the story even more interesting but she leaves it hanging like in a brainstorm. So, basically, this manga is totally incomplete, random, and a TOTAL WASTE OF TIME!!!!

... Last updated on August 26th, 2007, 12:04pm
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good until the last one...   
Rating: N/A
by oblique
August 2nd, 2007, 9:48pm
This was actually a pretty good series. The art was so so but I really enjoyed the story, it was very good. The first volume in my opinion was by far the best and one of my favorites, the second, while still good, was getting a little weird. During the second volume the mangaka started to randomly throw in supernatural elements that really confused me. By the third book I was just down right confused and the end annoyed me alot, so it was by far the worst (I won't give anything away, it's probably better to read it).

On top of this, there are further things about this series that I find annoying, plot elements that might seem important are not even mentioned later on. Just as an example, a shocking secret at the end of the first book revealed about the main characters brother seems important for later on in the series, but is not even mentioned.

hmmm... I seemed to have ranted on for more than I intended. Overall, I'd recommend this book to anyone, but prepare to be a little bit dumbfounded, I certainly was.

... Last updated on August 2nd, 2007, 9:51pm
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