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Samurai High School  
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In a modern country where the government is controlled by a Martial Shogun and samurai receive much respect, there lives fraternal twins of the Sakakido family. Kou, the brother, is very feminine, excels at cooking, cleaning, arts and crafts. Tsukiko, the sister, is masculine, loves fighting and is a combat genius. The twins learn about the Samurai High School, where men test their strength and women test their femininity, but the only way they can attend is by swapping places. If they are to be found cheating, they will be exiled so they have to overcome their gender differences and maintain their secret.


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ซามูไร ไฮสคูล

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v.5 c.25 (end) by Red Hawk Scanlations (1490d ago)
v.5 c.24 by Red Hawk Scanlations (1491d ago)
v.5 c.23 by Red Hawk Scanlations (1547d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
5 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 7.9 / 10.0 (399 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.81 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 12th 2015, 7:06pm PST



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Shounen Sunday S (Shogakukan)

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Loved It   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sarin68
November 7th, 2015, 4:36pm
I've read the manga multiple times and will buy it if I ever find a physical copy. It's a quick read and not meant to be taken seriously (though anything with aliens including a shirking/growing dude and a Santa competition wouldn't be anyway).

Kamiyama starts off annoying but is a pretty cool dude, and the senpai Tsukiko crushes on pissed me off more. It's very feminist even though it's set in a world so segregated by gender that they literally test boys and girls separately at this school based on what they think boys and girls should be able to do. It deals with sexuality pretty well too, hinting at supposed BL with no one complaining besides those involved, and the supposed GL with Kou and Kaya being hinted at but not explored.

Given a 10 because the art is ugly at times (meant to be for the most part) and beautiful when it means to be. It's not very original but done wonderfully. The hints towards romance are believable and not fully explored, making for great ideas for a fanfic writer like myself. The ending is ambiguous but deserved and pretty idealistic, but really I expected nothing else.
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Not cool.....   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by sinxer
October 11th, 2014, 2:58am
I liked this manga and the gender swapping twins were brilliant but this is one of those manga were the end kinda ruins it for me. So rushed/axed would've love to see more or at least a few loose ends tied( preferably a few red strings tied -_-), but no what could have been really great turned into something somewhat average time filler.
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Liked the plot   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by SephiriaChronos
July 30th, 2014, 12:16am
I really liked the plot of this manga.

Normally you see a gender bender of either a male/female, but this one is really nice as it features both a male crossdressing as a female and vice-versa. The second one not being common enough. (Why?! It's such a good idea, LOL)

Anyway even though it was axed, I really liked it to the end.
Somewhere along the way I wanted Tsukiko to end up with Kamiyama. (Ahahaha)

Anyway it's recommended if you like comedy and gender-benders.
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Pretty good!   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by Nirachu
June 17th, 2014, 6:16am
I'm quite partial to genderbending manga since they attempt to deviate from the cliches and tropes associated with males and females respectively. However, the male in this shows very cliche feminine mannerisms and tropes associated with female characters (he enjoys activities like cooking, is timid, delicate and not physically strong, etc.) and likewise for the female character who exhibits all the strong, brash tropes associated with typical shounen male leads. This sort of defeated the point of having a genderbend in the first place IMO. However, despite this weakness, this manga is still a lighthearted and comedic read with an absurd yet entertaining plot at heart. I still found it quite enjoyable.

Even though it's been axed, the ending is still perfectly wrapped up by the mangaka, and there aren't any major loose ends hanging. Like other reviewers have mentioned, it doesn't feel like a conclusive sort of ending, but at least all the major conflicts and whatnot were solved, so don't let that stop you from starting this great manga.

... Last updated on June 17th, 2014, 6:19am
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Rating: N/A
by reivatin
October 30th, 2011, 9:41am
he is quiet annoying char first
but near till end he made to be the main protagonist o_0

but still nice development
and yes, it's quiet rushed ending

but still the comedy after all is good biggrin
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Untapped Potential   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by yongzhi93
October 30th, 2011, 4:27am
Probably the first thing that comes to mind when you finish reading is, "wait, it's ended?!" To be honest, the ending was so rushed it could easily have simply been the start of the next arc rather than a real conclusion to the whole story.

Nevertheless, the series showed promise throughout and engaged us with vibrant humour, not least the whole gender-swapping twins and confusion of everyone else around them. It had potential to go much further, though.
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Gernerally good   
Rating: N/A
by AliceinAmestris
July 9th, 2011, 5:46pm
Some of it is just rediculous but overall i like it. The main leads roommate is annoying though. I like Tomoa better when hes not acting like an imbecile. I love the twins and Mariri. Its a good manga but dont expect it to be amazing.
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Rating: 6.2 / 10.0
by Sukets
March 3rd, 2011, 7:17pm
Pretty average as it is now...using the same plot over and over again...
Using the same gags, it really feel's like im reading the same chapter every single time.
Seriously, this manga has disapointed me...
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Hilarious <3   
Rating: N/A
by japangirl401
March 2nd, 2011, 3:46pm
This series is absolutely amazing!!! I am in love with it. The plot is a little cliche but the characters totally make up for it with the humor. I just wish there was some more depth to the characters but maybe it'll be better when more chapters are updated!!!! biggrin

So I just found out that there are only four more chapters left! ONLY 25?!?! NO!! I'm extremely pissed D:<

... Last updated on July 4th, 2011, 6:48pm
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read it   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ShadowSakura
January 25th, 2011, 10:11am
the story isn´t that great, but it´s interesting, funny and addicting. the drawings look a little sketchy, but the characters look good and kinda unique. a really refreshing manga and a must-read for everyone
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