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Hot Gimmick  
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Description
From VIZ:

In company-owned rabbit-hutch apartments live tenants who can't afford to live anywhere else, and the apartment complex in which high-school girl Hatsumi Narita lives is ruled over by the rumor mongering, self-righteous Mrs. Tachibana. Get on Tachibana's bad side, and life becomes hell. When Hatsumi has to buy a pregnancy test because her popular sister Akane's period is late, Mrs. Tachibana's son, Ryoki, who used to bully Hatsumi as a kid, promises not to tell the world about Hatsumi's secret, only if she becomes his slave. Suddenly, Azusa Hatsumi's protector in their youth, reappears to save her again! He's moving back into the neighborhood! Despite the budding romance between Hatsumi and Azusa, Ryoki has control over her through the secret that could ruin the lives of everyone in Hatsumi's family, and he hasn't forgotten who his slave is!

Type
Manga

Related Series
Hot Gimmick S (Novel) (Alternate Story)

Associated Names
ホットギミック
热情花招
รักร้อนซ่อนกล (Thai)

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Latest Release(s)
v.11 c.47 by Eternal Blue (2702d ago)
v.11 c.47 by Dakku Manga (2720d ago)
v.10 c.45-46 by Eternal Blue (2738d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
12 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
2 topics, 31 posts
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User Rating
Average: 6.4 / 10.0 (883 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.43 / 10.0
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 14% (122 votes)

Last Updated
July 14th 2014, 2:08pm PST


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Author(s)

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Year
2000

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Betsucomi (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (12 Volumes & 4 Omnibuses - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #572 increased(+133)
Monthly Pos #1069 increased(+26)
3 Month Pos #1102 decreased(-127)
6 Month Pos #960 decreased(-38)

List Stats
On 681 reading lists
On 519 wish lists
On 2275 completed lists
On 241 unfinished lists
On 246 custom lists

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Forum Posts
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i love love this manga!   
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by aihara miki
May 12th, 2006, 11:18pm
this manga is cool!even though there are ugly comment for this manga,i still enjoy it,i wonder why
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hot gimmick   
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by Anonymous
May 2nd, 2006, 1:03pm
i swear the God!! This is the only manga that can piss me off and it's definitly not a good thing! The only thing she's got is air in her head. Her current boyfriend treats her like a slave and her ex is mean and yet she says she cares! I wonder if there exists girls like that in the real world?
This is just dumb!


Edited by mod: Watch the language
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no backbone   
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by Anonymous
April 23rd, 2006, 1:59pm
Honestly, this manga pisses me off like no other. At first, I thought it'd be a good read because it's entertaining to watch a girl gain backbone. However, she still hasn't gained any sort of backbone; she's a complete pushover. She lets guys manipulate her and it makes me sick.

Reading about a girl who can't fend for herself isn't my kind of fun.
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HMMM....   
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by wind_chaser45
April 16th, 2006, 6:51pm
way cool plot. Very interesting characters with very out there problems. I don't understand why she likes Ryoki instead of Shinogu because the two are birds with the same brain.
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*o*   
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by Riiko
March 10th, 2006, 8:55am
One of my favorite mangas ever! I wish I was Hatsumi, she's so lucky to have those gorgeous guys after her! tsk...
*sigh*
I love Ryoukithe most! *________*
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no comment   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
February 27th, 2006, 8:32pm
i read somewhere that girls who like manga that involves controlling guys, and the main character girl always resisting making the controlling guy mad NEED TO FIND A BF. they're sexually deprived.
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something to share   
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by Anonymous
October 20th, 2005, 12:23am
It seems to me that the girl is in the category of cloudy mind, greedy and insensitive. Even when she got her own boyfriend, she's still going around and "caring" for other guys so much so that she has to hug her old flame to tell him that she still cares. While he boyfriend's worried about her, she's going around worrying about other boys. Didn't she realize that other boys like her and if she kept being nice to them, she just gives them more hopes and it would b impossible for them to get over her. If she's realy nice she should let them go and find another girl and move on with their lives. The author went into extreme to portrait her as an 'unusual' caring and nice person, and yet how annoying it is that main girl always has to be suspiciously dense. It's not like there is something right and wrong or nice and evil about wanting to be loved by lots of guys, i dont want to judge that. However, she needs her boyfriend to tell her to look at him only and not have an eye for other boys is pure dumb. The fact that she over concerns herself over others' affair too much meaning she doesnt love her boyfriend wholeheartedly. I think the guy is a tyrant (typical super-duper cool, smart, rich, controlled, jealous and protective guy of shoujo manga) but I feel sympathetic for him. He loves her more and for a long time, and yet she's so dump to realize his feelings. Never does naive and greedy come in such an convenient way.
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0h my g0sh..   
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by Anonymous
September 29th, 2005, 1:48pm
this b0ok is s0 awes0me..i l0ve it..this st0ry is s0 addicting..0h my g0sh..l0l..but it's really g0od..i als0 rec0mmend.. hana-kimi..g0od!!!
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ITS GREAT   
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by LINDA
August 29th, 2005, 10:30pm
Its so cool! It keeps you interested all the way cos its just like that!! Completely recommended to all shoujo fans!
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I really luv this manga!!!   
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by Xue Youth a.k.a Cudute^_^
August 25th, 2005, 7:15am
I really luv this story! especially because there's lots of HOT GUYS and the plot is really good! ehm...i don't know what i'm gonna say anymore. But those who still don't read this manga, i strongly suggest you to read this manga cuz you'll gonna have a really sweet time! ENJOY it!!
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