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Heroine Shikkaku  
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Description
This could be any girl. Imagine being a heroine of a love story. Hatori also believed that one day she would get married to her childhood friend, Rita.

But that's not how the world works! This is a hilarious comedy that honestly paints a painful unrequited love story of this young girl!

Type
Manga

Related Series
Hirunaka Shikkaku (Spin-Off)

Associated Names
ヒロイン失格
女主失格
นางเอกตกกระป๋อง No Longer Heroine
헤로인 실격
Failure of a Heroine
Heroine Elimination
No longer heroine

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Latest Release(s)
v.10 c.Extra (end) by 200 wpm (56d ago)
v.10 c.35-36 by 200 wpm (118d ago)
v.10 c.34 by 200 wpm (142d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
2 topics, 12 posts
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User Rating
Average: 7.4 / 10.0 (329 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.37 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 4th 2014, 5:18pm PST

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Year
2010

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Betsuma (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #647 increased(+36)
Monthly Pos #830 increased(+36)
3 Month Pos #830 decreased(-57)
6 Month Pos #406 decreased(-154)

List Stats
On 1082 reading lists
On 711 wish lists
On 365 completed lists
On 81 unfinished lists
On 325 custom lists

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mmm so where is it going... 149 days, 19 hours, 6 minutes ago
This could turn out to be good & unique but only if 329 days, 7 hours, 55 minutes ago

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Special enough to make it interesting   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Strobe
July 13th, 2012, 12:47pm
I think this manga is showing us a more in-depth of a side-character in a manga. Hatori's new girlfriend represent the usual main character - shy, not so pretty or special. Hatori is the mean, out-to-get the heroine rival who's also childhood freind with the hero, who is a bad boy. Seems familiar? I think this kind of plot makes it unique and worth reading since it's so different. this is probably what you're either gonna love or hate. The art is okay which is a plot and the scans are well done. Hopefully there will be more.
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i actually love this so much   
Rating: N/A
by tori_no_uta
June 27th, 2013, 2:49pm
Please don't get put off by some of the reviews

I don't know whether this is a 'typical shoujo' or not but it is definitely enjoyable.
It's refreshing to read something from the point of view of the antagonist and the beginning of the series is really really great. The jokes are lame but that's what makes them funny and I love the way the author uses all of the doraemon and sailor moon references.
Although later in the series the plot starts to get really emotional (not in a bad way ok) the author still leaves space for all her bad jokes and puns
I understand why people are complaining about who Hatori ends up with (it's a shame that so many people spoil their selves and just give up on the plot though) and I'm not really that happy about it either but the series is still interesting and I think the author made the right choice. If people would actually read the series without giving up and actually considered everyone's feelings they would understand why the ending is the way it is.
And the characters aren't shallow. I haven't read anything with characters with as much personality as these ones in a long time. Also about Hatori being 'weak'... really? Although she is flawed she is definitely not weak. In fact nobody is perfect in this series and they all make bad decisions but they learn from them.
There's character improvement everywhere and all the characters gradually learn about their feelings and stuff as the series goes on and it's just really beautiful (it's definitely shoujo as hell but not in a horrible cringey way).

I think I'm just really attached to this manga but you should definitely give it a try at least

... Last updated on June 27th, 2013, 3:21pm
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HEAR ME OUT   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Bebe~
May 11th, 2013, 8:33pm
Okay, for all of you out there who has already read this manga, you might be thinking WHAT IN THE F*CK'S TARNATION IS GOING ON HERE. For everyone who hasn't read it yet, give it a try before you let other people's review convince you it isn't good. Yea, I was cursing at this manga when I was reading it but I thought it was kind of special. Not your everyday cliche.. At first I was like what the hell is the mangaka doing.. but I started to notice the meaning was deeper. Maybe she was trying to show us that when we're at that age, we were reckless and confused. Rita was confused. Hatori was confused. And that's why they two timed. They didn't understand what their really meant. HEAR ME OUT.

What caught me first about this manga was the drawing. The heroine isn't always pretty. She can look so ridiculous but it's still so funny. It gets me cracking every time. But as time went on, I REALLY WANTED TO FCKING SHAKE HER. The number 1 character that I like the most is the supporting best friend "Nakajima". She's the smartest one out of the bunch but no one ever takes her advice..it's maddening

Hatori: This crazy woman! WTH IS WRONG WITH HER. WHY CAN'T SHE GIVE UP. I mean I thought she was so strong for not giving up at first but he is a TOTAL jerk..He doesn't even LOVE her as a woman. More like a sister. They both don't understand that. When she finally..FINALLY starts falling in love with Hiromitsu..Rita was like..I love you..REALLY? FCKING REALLY NOW?
Rita: HE IS SO SELFISH. HE CAN'T MAKE UP MIND. He doesn't care about anyone else's happiness but his own...knowing Hatori will ALWAYS be there for him no matter what and at his beck and call..-_- He's just a lonely, cruel boy
Hiromitsu: My only one complaint is that he was messing around at first..but he fell so in love with her in the end (so far)...ugh I hope Hatori ends up with him or I'll punch a b*tch. She's really stupid with her feelings -_-

... Last updated on May 11th, 2013, 8:40pm
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Nice!   
Rating: N/A
by fracchan
September 3rd, 2012, 7:28am
This manga is very nice,both art and plot which I find original and hilarious xD I mean,Hatori is so funny in her reactions xD though I agree,I hope she doesn't end up with Rita but instead find a new one to love.
Give it a try,you won't regret it!
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Unexpectedly likeable   
Rating: N/A
by kebi
April 5th, 2011, 10:50pm
I unexpectedly like this a lot. It's hilarious and really unlike most shoujos that I read. I really did not expect to like this. It's refreshing and smart. I agree with Criminal Intent on all points. Anyway, I'm really enjoying this right now and hopefully it will develop into a really good series. I have high hopes for this one. biggrin

... Last updated on May 24th, 2012, 2:03am
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Yeah..   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by slykid
April 25th, 2012, 3:34pm
This is a manga where a plain girl falls in love with a guy and another girl that's been bestfriends with the guy secretly loves him, but no matter what she does, she always loses to the plain girl.This manga is exactly that but for once its from the jealous bestfriends point of view smile I like it .


EDIT: hmm went back to it and I skimmed through the while thing.. Found it boring...

... Last updated on July 2nd, 2014, 6:38am
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One nice thing, couple of downs   
Rating: N/A
by Sphear
October 23rd, 2013, 2:06am
When I first picked this up I could tell the story could be different. The story constantly made me go through moral dilemma, contemplating I should really hate or empathize with the heroine. It really comes in a unique story, I'll give it that. But the way it was presented was just...so contrived. All I'm could feel on every page was the manga begging to be acknowledged as 'unique' 'different' 'refreshing'. And the manga is, but I feel this is a very poor method of storytelling. It was funny, and had some not typically eye catching but stylish art. Again, some interesting situations albeit sometimes annoying to my biased reader heart.
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started strong...   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Asani
October 22nd, 2013, 5:42am
This manga started as a relly well done satire of the most typical shojo manga but writen from the point of the "bad guy", the evil rival. This was funny as hell and you really wanted rita to never return her feelings.

BUT THEN the mangaka had no more ideas left and swiched from satire to the real stuff. Everything seems just annoying now and after a lot of people spoiled the end, I don't even know, if I want to read the rest of it.
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This one is AMAZING, but..   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Stardust1985
July 18th, 2013, 3:48am
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At the beginning, I really love this manga. It have an amazing and unique storyline, and I like how the author sometime draw the character with such a funny face. I laugh everytime I see Hatori's comedic face. But after I read the spoiler about the ending, I was really disappointed. Why she choose Rita? Everybody can see Hiromitsu kun's way tooo better than Rita.
Ugh, just like the title, Hatori fail as a heroine. How stupid!
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This manga...   
Rating: N/A
by otomesama15
February 26th, 2012, 10:41am
Just gets to me soo much. Hatori is a character so many girls can relate with, including myself. Every chapter I read so far was truly realistic, sad, and comedic all at the same time. Personally, the characters can be too much at times, but this series is really worth reading(:
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