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Description
Micah, a cut throat American businessman, is intent on taking over a floundering Japanese hotel chain and whipping it into shape. All that currently stands in his way is its clumsy yet endearing president, Yuki. Will this hostile takeover end up being a vehicle for love?

Type
Manga

Related Series
L'Étoile solitaire (Alternate Story)

Associated Names
恋の初心者マーク
Beginner Mark of Love
L'Etoile Solitaire

Groups Scanlating
N/A

Latest Release(s)
N/A

Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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User Rating
Average: 6.7 / 10.0 (72 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.83 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 28th 2014, 10:23am PST


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Year
2007

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Drap (Core Magazine)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Juné (Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1179 increased(+114)
Monthly Pos #2174 increased(+687)
3 Month Pos #3732 increased(+1469)
6 Month Pos #5783 increased(+1502)

List Stats
On 28 reading lists
On 57 wish lists
On 220 completed lists
On 2 unfinished lists
On 55 custom lists

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argh!!   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by Ameonna
September 8th, 2008, 8:45pm
I just want to say one thing: when I was reading this story, constantly was dreaming about shooting the uke!!! he was a super pain in the ass, a real turn off and so girly that I wished I could smack him on the head any time he was crying or whining!!! ohhhh, god... *rolling eyes*
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NAH..just nah...   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by lilevilgal
November 6th, 2008, 1:12pm
god i totally agree with lillithgloria! wats up with the uke? he was so pathetic....i personally felt that he was useless. his character had no depth watsoever. the story was too rushed as well. and richard was so irratating! many time i kept asking myself "wats up with that dude?" the only +ve thing is that the seme is abit good looking....thats why this got a 3 or else i would have given it 1.
long story short-turn away this is a waste of time.....
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alright.   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by eccentrrick
May 18th, 2009, 6:11am
I really like how the buildings and background settings have the most wonderful details ever. But anything that is a "straight line" looks like it was super-over-done by a ruler. (is that possible?)
For some reason, I felt that the background art overshadowed the manga characters.

As much as I want to twist Yuuki's head like a barbie doll, that annoying personality of his matches how he looks; like a small fragile naive little boy.

My favorite character would be Sho. The straight younger brother of Yuuki, even if he wasn't a main character.

What I didn't like was....
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the fact that Yuuki's "health is poor" causing Sho to become the president. Pathetic. I find it so funny how Yuuki, who was supposedly raised to inherit his little hotel chain.. and Sho, who didn't learn about the business related stuff, suddenly takes over and makes progress way better than Yuuki ever did. (sorry bout that long run-on sentence there :p)

Is there any other word to describe Yuuki other than Pathetic?
(and selfish :p)


Other than that. Background art was totally awesome.

... Last updated on May 18th, 2009, 6:15am
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It started out ok....   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by YesJazmine
September 16th, 2012, 3:44am
But as it went on I wanted to kill myself. Yuuki is incredibly daft and annoying. he brought new meaning to the phrase thick as a brick. I get that he was supposed to be naive and inexperienced in love, but seriously! he ruined the whole thing!!! If you're looking for a manga with a dimwitted protagonist that has no personality to speak of, then this is perfect for you.
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Lack of noses   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by mlat26
January 25th, 2012, 4:57pm
The lack of noses is a bit of a turn off, and makes the faces look weird D: and a lot of the facial expressions look corny. Also, I dislike Micah's assistant.
The uke is too girly e_e I don't have anything against girly ukes but somehow he annoys me more than usual -__- I think is because of his facial expressions. All the characters look weird an not very manly :/
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