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High school student Yukari Fujimaru knows a potential star when she sees one…because she sees the special "aura" they give off, in the form of angelic wings. Yukari's fellow student, the beautiful Ryoko Katsuragi, has a small pair of wings herself, and is one of these aspiring talents. She's so talented, in fact, that no one even knows that "she" is actually a boy in disguise. Now, to make her own down-to-earth dream come true, Yukari must help her new friend become a star.
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The cover didn't draw my attention but I decided to read it anyways and it has become one of my favorites. The plot is interesting and the characters are great as well. This is really a great manga that I would recommend to any shoujo fan.
This is a very good manga. Oh, and Yukari does have a purpose to help Ryou...to become a public official! Tsukuba has very down-to-earth drawing skills and a flowing plotline, though sometimes it doesn't exactly have a rigid plot set. Land of the Blindfolded wasn't the greatest, in storyline or drawing but the mangas following that was great. It's not that Land of the Blindfolded was not good, because it touched into profound depth, but I personally did not find it as entertaining. I definitely recommend this for anyone who loves romance/comedy genre manga, but only to those who are lenient. Some people might not like this. Overall, nicely done.
... Last updated on May 13th, 2008, 5:54pm
i really love this manga. i picked volume 1 off from the library and i fall in love with it at first sight. this will be the best manga made by tsukuba sakura sensei!
... Last updated on August 4th, 2008, 8:32am
Ending killed it.
It was a cute, refreshing read. Not heavy on the romance, rather focusing more on the showbiz. Unfortunately the ending killed it for me. Now i know that this manga isn't exactly a 'romance' manga, but the author introduced many romantic-plot-hints that made me expect more development and which she never followed through with it. Instead she clearly rushed the end, forced in a time skip and closed it with an "open" ending, not wraping up the things she started. Very disappointing since it had potential to be much greater..
... Last updated on December 5th, 2013, 1:48am
Always the ending...
Love her works, especially the longer ones. However, in my opinion the endings seem a bit crammed and rushed. I feel they should have gone on for longer or that there should be a sequel... Yet, there never is... ; ( It doesn't wreck the story, but it is rather disappointing, because I would love to read more and there are so many options to continue the story! Normally endings of long stories suck, due to dragged on, repetitive, starting to get boring story-lines. However, that is far from the case with her works. Actually totally the opposite. There are so many well-developed and interested characters, I would love to read more on.
Well maybe she will hear that people feel this way and write more!
This is a really cute series. The artwork is pretty, the characters have their own personalities and the plot is awesome. I thought the ending was kinda abrupt though. I wish the author developed the relationships more because it doesn't really conclude. Overall, it was a great series. If you're looking for a light, quick series you should definitely check it out!
... Last updated on April 13th, 2009, 10:27pm
I don't know how to describe the realistic sense of story Penguin Revolution have. It's like a real-life sci-fi story or sumthing, if there is one. A manager and an actor who have a deep friendship that unseemingly transform into an innocent love. Its refreshing. I become addicted to it without even knowing. Good job!!
LOVE IT!! BUT WOAH!!
I really love it its so cute >_<
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Why is the ending like that?? I thought I missed some chapters... This manga was rushed.. I think if the mangaka did not rush this manga, it will be very popular
Before you read this, you should know... there is NO resolution to any of the potential relationships. The ending was sudden and half-baked; all of a sudden it's "10 years later" (where they all look exactly the same) and there's no real conclusion. Other than the ending it was good--not amazing, but very solid. The plot can be ridiculous (but still believable), the art is nice, and the characters are definitely likable. It's fluffy and sparkly and cute, but a light, airy shoujo was just what I wanted.
I'm kind of frustrated because the entire thing was absolutely adorable, but the mangaka really ruined it by just cutting the series off like that... if she just had 1 more volume to tie up the loose ends it would've been a lot better.
... Last updated on August 27th, 2010, 12:55am
I'm a guy and not really into shoujo, but I liked this a lot. It's an interesting and captivating story. It's about a girl who can sense talent of people, the forming of celebrities with the typical schemes and twists; but it's all VERY well done and the plot is solid. The friendships and relationships seem genuine and the characters likeable. The manga manages to pull of a good feeling of suspense.
It's a magnificent manga. One of my favorites. Definitely recommended! My only complaint is a non conclusive ending.