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Lovey Dovey  
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From Covenant of Darkness:

For 10 years Saika has done everything she can to get close to her love Keishi. She followed him to the same high school, joined the same committees, and even changed her outward personality to become the right match for Keishi. One day, looking for Keishi in the special section of the school, she runs into the school's trouble-maker Kirisaki Shin. As he begins to bully her, her true personality comes out: loud-mouthed and violent. To her dismay, Kirisaki decides that he likes that kind of girl. Lovey Dovey is the story of Saika's trials and tribulations in a love triangle at a school where "Love is Prohibited."


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Average: 7.4 / 10.0 (282 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.32 / 10.0
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November 12th 2013, 9:08pm PST



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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by pearlized
April 24th, 2010, 10:13pm
so it's typical shoujo but at least the girl isn't stupid and the guy isn't a rapist. and when it comes time to pick a guy, she is decisive (unlike most shoujo heroines). if you like shoujo, read it, but don't expect anything different. if you don't like shoujo.. don't read it.
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Don't expect much   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by galacticon
August 31st, 2008, 2:51am
One glance at the art, and you can tell what kind of manga this is... I, however, made the mistake of actually reading some of it.
It's a typical shoujo, absolutely nothing special at all. Not the characters, not the plot, nothing.
The girl is SO typical. She's stupid, annoying, and, even though she's supposedly in love with Keishi, seems to be gaga for the other guy.

"Loud-mouthed and violent", what? The only time I saw her being loud-mouthed and violent--scratch that, just loud-mouthed--was when she was reasonably upset that Shin made a move on her (and that was only after she seemed to be rather.. enjoying it).
What I don't get is how two guys could actually fall in love with her.. her character just made the entire story wholly unbelievable.

She is determined, yes.. determined, however, to get a guy. That's not the kind of determined I like to see in a girl...

... Last updated on August 31st, 2008, 2:53am
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Reminds me of..   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by WereKitty81
October 26th, 2013, 12:35am
This actually reminds me a lot of Honey X Honey Drops.

I'm not saying it's super fabulous, but I like it when the guy falls in love first. It's cute and not quite as mean as HxHD. People go into shojo expecting "great romance" out of a high school story. Come on people. I'm happy with this cute romance. A little challenges along the way. The main girl kind of gets on my feminist nerve, but we all do things to make the one we like happy. Sometimes, we look back (especially when we're older and wiser) and realize they were stupid silly things, but hell - she's in HIGH SCHOOL!
It's cute. Makes a cute read. smile
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Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by asianromance
September 9th, 2008, 5:31pm
all cutesy-ness and no substance. I'm glad she is stronger than most girls in manga that fall into the smut category- but I can't see what the guy sees in her, nor can I see what she sees in him. It feels like the characters are just following through with the motions directed by their mangaka, rather than acting like real characters with personalities.
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Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by pbau14
December 24th, 2010, 9:53am
worst than typical shoujo, if you want an empty excuse for smut with no plot and forced situations this is your kind of manga, coudn't read past the second chapter.
a waste of time...
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Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by IHemmy
December 18th, 2010, 5:18pm
I agree with the other comments, what the heck do they see in each other?! @_@ There is no clear development in their relationship except pretty words to have sex -_- and besides the smut art is not even that good!!
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Not that bad   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by KadraDS
June 4th, 2011, 11:24pm
In the beginning Saika does seem to be what she was said to be, "Loud-mouthed and violent" though she still was loud-mouthed and violent she just went on a little bit of a decline in what made her character exactly what I like in heroines. Shin was cute. He was sweet, considerate, and naive when it came to his relationship with Saika. I absolutely loved him. Plot was typical and the art was good. What I did love about Saika was that she was decisive about who she wanted to be with and stuck with him without fail. Good story overall.
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Rating: N/A
by Romashk
February 2nd, 2011, 5:51am
I like strong girl characters, but this one couldn't fill the bill. Sometimes cliches work, and sometimes they just get in the way. The girl is supposed to be really smart and strong, right? Does she get more stupid every time she falls(for no reason) for the guy, who's not only immature, but also a spoiled rich brat? Ugh. I am all for character development, but degradation is kinda upsetting.
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smiley face   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by born2shop
April 14th, 2012, 3:48pm
I thought this was cute. A little predictable maybe but still cute. I love the characters. Jun was my fave because he was sooo cute but for some reason I never really trusted him lol and how did te-chan ended up being such a big wuss?! >:0

Loved the art and the story was cute though Saika was a bit annoying. Why are some smart people so stupid? And I found Shin's one track mind kinda cute as well haha

... Last updated on April 14th, 2012, 3:49pm
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Only rated for the smut scenes   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by tipz
February 5th, 2016, 1:53am
The smut scenes in the beginning were okay.. But got boring. I could only discribe this manga as cute yet very boring. Found myself skipping most of the conversations. Artistry not a fan of big fish mouth stuff.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
girl goes to a split school to be near her crush. Quickly falls in love with the bad boy. Quickly has sex with the bad boy. He gets all obsessed over her. Not much confrontation. Minimal if no smut. And any opisition is quickly forgotten. They get married. The end.

... Last updated on February 5th, 2016, 1:53am
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