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Serinuma Kae is a chubby second-year high schooler and an avid fujoshi who secretly ships her classmates, Igarashi-kun and Nanashima-kun. The death of her favorite anime character causes her to become stressed--and loses weight rapidly. Now that Serinuma has become an attractive girl to her classmates, her snarky kouhai Shinomiya-kun, and her senpai Mutsumi. How is she going to deal with them...with her constant BL-filled, fujoshi mind?!


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Associated Names
Boys, Please Kiss Him Instead of Me
Küss ihn, nicht mich! (German)
Kiss Him, Not Me
Watashi ga Motete Dousunda

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6 Volumes (Ongoing)

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Average: 8 / 10.0 (198 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.82 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 4th 2015, 10:09am PST



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Bessatsu Friend (Kodansha)

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Kodansha USA (October 2015)

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I...I WANT it to be BL!!!   
Rating: N/A
by piranha
August 10th, 2015, 1:39pm
This is hilarious. I actually WANT it to be BL for real! Why does the author know the spirit of a fujoshi so well confused Why are all the characters (even the girls) so easily slashable? (Give us more kissing dammit!)

... Last updated on August 10th, 2015, 1:42pm
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A total comedy   
Rating: N/A
by RedxYami
July 22nd, 2015, 2:21am
After reading 27 chapters of this manga, I must say that I totally agree with what BlondieOtaku said. My opinion does not only come from reading this manga, but also most of Junko-sensei's work.
She's really capable of writing amazing stories, and she actually has wrote about bullying, the deepness of love, appearances and love at first sight because of them, so I can say with confidence that this is a very good COMEDY/PARODY OF SHOUJO MANGA. It makes me remember sometimes Horimiya, a shounen manga which main themes are love and appearances.
If you're up to a more serius story, this is definitively not for you. This is a really light story full of humor and maybe it will be easier to understand if you know lots of anime and the 'fujoshi culture' in Japan, because lets face it, the main audiences for this manga are japanese people and not foreigners and thats maybe a reason why is difficult to understand for some people.
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oh okay.. it's pretty nice, I guess?   
Rating: N/A
by juldino15
May 2nd, 2015, 3:49am
Pretty cute for a shoujo, I guess? Not the typical weak main protagonist but a pretty fujoshi. I'm not really sure. I can't get past chapter 3 (which is due to my impatient personality which I am very sorry for).
But besides her being an otaku. I really can't see anything else that is special or a reason to keep me from reading it. The art is really good, since it's a given as it is Junko after all. The guys are handsome, yes. but it's a really typical shojo with a pretty girl with a not really ideal personality.
I don't like her personality. She's too easygoing and annoying for me. She shouldn't really treat her boys like they aren't even pursuing her but mere fujoshi materials.
I was actually disappointed when I first read this, I had always been a fan of Junko's works. I like her better with
bl, after all.
Everything about it is actually light and warm. I'm pretty sure it's not bad. It's a good read for people who look for it. But I think it's not that exceptional, neither. Pretty normal.
Maybe when I finally have the guts to read this work, my view may change and I may have to edit this. who knows.
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A PARODY where men become less shallow over time.   
Rating: N/A
by LikaLaruku
March 3rd, 2015, 5:33pm
Look at all the negative comments. Know what they have in common? They're all written by people who read less than 5 chapters of the manga, all focusing on the fact that the hottest boys in Japanese highschools tend not to like BBWs. They focus solely on this one aspect, & obviously none of them read far enough to know she gains the weight back & the boys start to question how much looks really matter.

Let's talk double standards here, folks. The female lead specifically picked out the four hottest guys in school long before she noticed them. She picked them out so she could ship them, she never wanted to be the woman that came between them. If THEY gained weight before she got to know them, she most certainly would have lost interest in shipping them.

Secondly, these guys are complete tools, doormats, buttmonkeys. They let her walk all over them, they let her dress them up, they let her drag them to conventions to buy doujinshis for her, Nishima puts up with with her looking at his as a replacement for Shion, Shinomiya puts up with her making him dress in drag, they even perform fanservice to make her happy, even though it makes them uncomfortable. Sure, all of the boys except Mutsumi are shallow, hostile, & intimidating, but being around her starts to change them & make them question their outlook on life, love, & attraction.

It also has this amazing lesbian/bisexual (?) character who is a foil to the lot of them. Crossdressing, she's the hottest guy in the book, she has a lot in common with the heroine, she is strangely into BL, she's basically a God Mode Sue, but she has actual chemistry with the female lead & poses as a major threat to the boys to either shape up or ship out.

... Last updated on March 4th, 2015, 12:01am
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Absolute scum   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by lkyuri
February 10th, 2015, 1:15am
All but one of the love interests shamelessly started pursuing the protagonist just because she lost weight and became a beautiful girl. The same people who treated her badly before that. If these weren't shoujo/BL characters, they'd be the scum of the earth. But they are, so they're the scum of the earth who we're supposed to think are really handsome sensitive yet manly etc. and it makes them a hundredfold more unbearable. The only BL these characters should be in are hardcore rapes told from the seme's perspective.

@LikaLaruku: First, the difference between the protagonist's shallowness and the guys' shallowness is that she doesn't treat people she considers unattractive like shit. There is no double standard. Second, even if the story is about (in your own words) shallow, hostile tools learning a lesson, that doesn't make them any less of a bunch of tools. In fact, anyone could have guessed that they will become less shallow -- it's extremely predictable. The problem is whether they want to read about scums, whose true degree of wickedness is not acknowledged textually, being handheld and coddled through the process. Third, I would hope that the attractiveness of real life high school bullies doesn't make them any less accountable for their bullying than that of fictional bullies.

... Last updated on April 2nd, 2015, 11:28pm
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guilty pleasure   
Rating: N/A
by butako chan
November 30th, 2014, 6:41pm
It's pretty mediocre in every way...But, I must admit I'm reading this as a guilty pleasure. The series is light-hearted and very good for quick reads. It doesn't get you heavily invested in any way as it is so predictable. The art is also pretty average without much distinction from others in the shoujo genre. The characters are 2-dimensional stereotypes from an otome game, so don't expect much in terms of character development - you won't get any here.
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Rating: N/A
by Azure_1802
November 14th, 2014, 9:55am
i don't really into reverse harem, i really dislike boys love... and the cliche details about losing weight help a fatty become a beauty... meh... the beauties will always beauty even when they're fat
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a good laugh   
Rating: N/A
by NeoFish
June 2nd, 2014, 7:56pm
I really enjoyed reading this
other shoujo mangas with fujoshi/otaku protags would obviously focus on them beginning to grow out of their shell and into the world of love (or smthn like that), but kae is a fujoshi down to the core, as I'm pretty sure this manga exists to poke a little fun at a fujoshi life and ridiculous reverse harems.
the boys are super cute I love them all, I've always been a fan of Junko, and I can't wait for more
anyway, definitely reccomend to any fujoshis out there lool
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Looks pretty good for now   
Rating: N/A
by WShin
November 21st, 2013, 11:59am
Rooting for senpai! Though he's so unreadable. The other guys are okay, but you get the thought that tsundere boy is an add-on until Ch. 3. Then it seems more interesting with him.
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A Manga for Die-Hard Otaku!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by BlondieOtaku
November 10th, 2013, 8:20pm
Okay, let me say this first: THIS MANGA IS NOT TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY! Many of the comments that you guys have posted stated how this manga was annoying and cliche, but that is because you guys are looking at it from the wrong viewpoint. This manga is a basic parody of shoujo manga and reverse harems. The sudden weight loss and the sudden harem was the impossible in this manga that is supposed to make you laugh and enjoy it's, well, total unlikeliness. From the those bigger details, to the tinier details (take the Attack on Idiot McDonalds poster in chapter 2 for an example), this parody manga is almost certainly NOT considered a romance manga. If you are a major otaku, fujoshi, or a fandom-blogger on tumblr, then you will probably understand the stupid jokes and references to other anime and trends hilariously displayed in this manga. I recommend this manga for people who understand what a PARODY genre manga is, and that this manga definitely falls into that category!
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