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Kiss in the Blue  
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Description
This is a very dark and angsty work, much more so than Miyasaka's other works. Saeki Chise has no recollection of the summer of three years ago. Whenever she feels as though her memories might be returning, her head begins to ache and Chise stops trying to remember. That's when Tamiya appears before her. He has a familiar face and photographs from the traumatic time that Chise's mind has suppressed. He uses the photos to blackmail her into becoming his woman...but then Chise is saved from Tamiya by Katsuragi Kaoru, the biggest delinquent/absentee in class! Chise begins to fall for Kaoru, but his role in this situation is not as innocent as Chise at first believes...

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
キスインザブルー
Kiss in the Blue ~innocent~
Kiss Me in the Blue
Kisu in za Buruu

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Latest Release(s)
v.4 c.23 by ShoujoMagic (3115d ago)
v.4 c.22 by ShoujoMagic (3125d ago)
v.4 c.21 by ShoujoMagic (3234d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
4 Volumes (Complete)
2 Volumes (Bunko)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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Average: 6.6 / 10.0 (159 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.69 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 8th 2011, 7:29pm PST

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Year
1997

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Serialized In (magazine)
Sho-Comi (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

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Weekly Pos #1052 increased(+301)
Monthly Pos #1995 increased(+655)
3 Month Pos #3925 increased(+705)
6 Month Pos #5260 increased(+986)

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On 119 reading lists
On 181 wish lists
On 689 completed lists
On 40 unfinished lists
On 104 custom lists

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Terrible   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by punkie
April 11th, 2008, 4:52pm
Get all the cliches that you usually see in a shojo manga and put them together in a terrible and lame drama form, and you'll get this one: the raped girl, the bad boy that is not that bad, the forgotten childhood friends thing, the adopted child thing, the ex-girlfriend, the guy who likes the girl too... And the list can go on...

Not recommended at all!
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NOT recommended   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by Licia Valentine
November 21st, 2007, 3:07am
I don't like this manga! I felt like I've wasted my time in this. Dissappointingly, it has such a good plot and all, but it completely destroyed the idea of SHOUJO. The girl have to have at least a good conviction. I'm irrirated by her weakness. She was supposed to be traumatized, for goodness sake! Moreover, the characters are not consistent. the mangaka should double her effort
I don't recommend this.
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not so great   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by deathbypenguin
February 13th, 2007, 1:42pm
The artwork in this isn't half as good as in Kare First Love. The story is depressing (not necessarily a bad thing) and overly dramatic. In short: Not the best series. Don't waste your time.

... Last updated on February 13th, 2007, 1:42pm
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The ending sucked.   
Rating: N/A
by GodOfMadness
April 27th, 2009, 7:42pm
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Why the hell did he go back to her again? She's a suki suki 5 dolla slut bag, even betrayed her boyfriend, she didn't learn her experience from rape? Wow, this girl is like the sluttiest shoujo girl i'v ever seen. And the main character is worst, he's a f***** idiot for taking her back, oh well pitful ending.
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Ugh   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by blueseeker
March 9th, 2008, 3:09pm
Since i have read similar mangas before, of course different plots, this was not a bad manga but unless you are prepared to read DRAMA until the VERY LAST chapter then i do not recommend it. Even the so called "happy" moments were bitter sweet and packed with drama so i had to rate this one pretty low. The art is ok though so i cannot complain, i would even say that if you skip a few chapters you will not be lost at all, particularly when the ending was rushed in one chapter and no real resolution. I would recommend reading any other of the stories written by the mangaka but this one.

... Last updated on March 9th, 2008, 3:16pm
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My point of view   
Rating: N/A
by Akatsubaki
December 26th, 2010, 9:27am
The story idea is interesting for me and it's also has good drawing , but it isn't well executed..
The chars are pretty lame, such as how they react totally like how chars in a cheap soap-opera.
If only the mangaka built the plot not too hasty, may be she could have pay more attention on the chars personality.

... Last updated on December 26th, 2010, 9:28am
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nnn..   
Rating: N/A
by Disremembrance
July 24th, 2008, 10:56pm
hnn.. the description made me kind've hesitant, but it's deep at times.
Overall a heartwarming story.. I don't think there was anything that had a kink in it. It was a nice, smooth work, that would've made me stay up late at night lusting for what happens next, if I hadn't read it all at once.
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not bad   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Koiya
July 16th, 2008, 11:23am
I rather liked the manga, it was shoujo but it was different in its own way and i think that the mangaka work in this series was good... i found it easy to relate to.. probably more so then others. It has the sort of plot that alot of people turn away from but as a whole i think that it was worth my time
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Bad stuff going down   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by thebikernun
February 28th, 2010, 5:08pm
Well, we all know that bad stuff happens and that some how love conquers all but I have to say that it was super cheesy on so many levels. I did enjoy the art. However it was hard for me to connect with the characters.
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Story stupid, characters stupid, nuff said   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by Lillian
March 21st, 2009, 2:39pm
I only read the first volume and dropped it. Not only did Shoujomagic a bad job in TL and/or page sorting (was all so messed up, I didn't get at all what it was all about in the first chapter [two of her friends looked pretty much alike too] -.-) but the manga itself is bad. Total unrealistic characters.
Creepy guy tells girl to come to a graveyard at 7 pm... and she does go... alone... ok~ayyy oO (weirdly nothing happened - wtf they let such a perfect situation for more clichés pass by...).
Guy with nasty images of her, threats to publish them (yeah sure, instead of hiding the crime he wants to make it public - he can go and knock on the next police station himself then too).

Well I didn't like the art either. And somehow half the staff had important scars.
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