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Toraware no Minoue  
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Description
From Viz:
Carefree Megumi Kuroishi was living a life of luxury until the day a girl named Suzuka Kogami walked into his life. All of a sudden, Megumi finds himself kneeling at Suzuka's feet and prostrating himself like a servant! What Megumi doesn't know (until that very moment anyway) is that his family is cursed to follow the orders of the Kogami family.

Also contains the extra one-shots:
- Let the Time Freeze
- Realistic Storm
- Tell Me the Real Meaning of That Kiss
- The Long Night of Pere Noel

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
とらわれの身の上
爱情魔力
Body of Captivity
Captive Heart
Captive Hearts
Captive of Love
Destino Cativo (Brazilian Portuguese)
Gefangene Herzen
Your Prisoner

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Latest Release(s)
v.4 c.16 by Vampire Knights (2522d ago)
v.3 c.Extra by Vampire Knights (2528d ago)
v.3 c.15 by Vampire Knights (2707d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
5 Volumes (Complete)
3 Aizouban Volumes

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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User Rating
Average: 7.4 / 10.0 (340 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.36 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 14th 2014, 6:48pm PST

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Year
1999

Original Publisher
Hakusensha (1999; 2012)

Serialized In (magazine)
LaLa (Hakusensha)
LaLa DX (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Chuang Yi
JManga (Defunct)
Viz (5 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #826 increased(+264)
Monthly Pos #2020 increased(+96)
3 Month Pos #2468 increased(+334)
6 Month Pos #3005 decreased(-74)

List Stats
On 808 reading lists
On 563 wish lists
On 905 completed lists
On 155 unfinished lists
On 210 custom lists

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Lolz   
Rating: N/A
by KimiNoAi
October 16th, 2007, 6:03am
Poor Megumi actually, the curse is horrible. But it's good Suzuka is very nice girl. The father of Megumi is kinda horrible XD

... Last updated on October 16th, 2007, 6:14am
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One of the best   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ranmaru
April 26th, 2007, 5:12am
If you like Hino sensei's other works you will surly like this one, in fact i find this to be better than merupuri, but i prefer vampire knight, light hearted read and nice story line, i recommend this to everyone.

... Last updated on April 26th, 2007, 5:13am
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enjoyable enough   
Rating: N/A
by st_owly
May 20th, 2009, 3:04am
Not the greatest plot in the world - but still quite entertaining and there are some very funny moments. Read it if you want something cute and funny that doesn't require thinking to enjoy
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Has Good Parts & Bad Parts   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by astroasis
May 7th, 2010, 12:18am
I liked the light-heartedness and humor of the first volume, but the following volumes just seemed like rehashes. The story itself got a bit more intriguing in the final (fifth) volume, but by that point, I didn't really care too much for the characters or the manga itself... So it was kind of a case of "Too little, too late." So I'd say this manga offers a strong beginning and a strong end... but the three volumes in between seem scattered and unfocused.

Still, I'd recommend it for Matsuri Hino fans, because it's certainly not bad... and it's always fun to see a mangaka's earlier work. Those who are just shoujo fans might want to leave this one alone.
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a waste of good art   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by asianromance
September 25th, 2008, 10:09pm
The art is beautiful and the premise seems interesting, but after the first volumes, you'd realize the besides the funny male character, everything else is pretty dry and boring (none of the other characters seem to have any personality). As others have said, there isn't any plot and there is also no character development. The scenes just seem to float into space. Hino Matsuri's other manga are better-especially Vampire Knight.
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I'm confused   
Rating: 5.2 / 10.0
by Sakura29
February 17th, 2012, 11:15pm
This manga was confusing. It was a nice read but I don't know why so much high ratings. It's probably VK fans.

The plot was confusing. Just when I understood something something new would pop-up which iritated me. It was full of cliches *Pukes*. Anyway the plot was alright but it needed a solid story line in my and others opinion. The ending was just weird and was not as good some parts in the whole manga. The characters were alright. I find the main lead interesting. Suzuka was your typical lead which bored me. Art was nice and was different from her usual works.

Nice light read but the main issue for me was that it needed a solid plot.
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Good   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by KarnowoB
July 20th, 2010, 4:29am
Well thought out story. Nice and neatly packed with a few side story elements to allow it to last longer. Other then that its probably my fav short romance manga (less then 50chp / not ongoing)... non ecchi =P
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Hino Matsuri's earlier manga   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by holibelle
May 6th, 2010, 11:29am
actually, i do like this manga despite of the negative reviews. this doesn't have any deep plot so it's just lighthearted and the characters are so cute. ^_^ the heroine kinda reminds me of Mizuki of Hana Kimi for some reason, i don't know why.
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huh.   
Rating: N/A
by aeondesires
October 27th, 2009, 5:41pm
The ending to this is just... blah. Like, there's no warning, no decent conclusion or reader satisfaction (you know... that really fuzzy feeling you get after finishing something, or maybe that's just me). It just happens, and it ends weirdly too.
Spoiler (highlight to view)
And the curse isn't even fixed, like, what was the point?


... Last updated on October 27th, 2009, 5:42pm
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dropping this   
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by prettykitty20034
August 22nd, 2009, 5:41am
I've read volume 1. I'll be honest, I thought the plot was mindnumbingly stupid. I didn't think the art was as polished as Hino's later works either. Needless to say, I didn't like it and I won't be reading any further.
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