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Spicy Pink  
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Sakura is a hard working shoujo mangaka who has no time for relationships. She is forced to attend a goukon, where she meets a rude and patronizing doctor. Despite their differences they begin dating. Can she find love with this petulant man?


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v.2 c.12[end] by J-SiS (2733d ago)
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2 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 7.8 / 10.0 (565 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.74 / 10.0
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June 4th 2015, 9:11am PST



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Chorus (Shueisha)

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Weekly Pos #1066 increased(+133)
Monthly Pos #1731 increased(+710)
3 Month Pos #3522 increased(+259)
6 Month Pos #4365 increased(+410)

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Pretty Cute!   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by yellowsunglasses
April 1st, 2010, 6:42am
I was very intrigued of the plot synopsis and read the whole story in one sitting. It's sweet, NOT clingy (which I really really like!), and quite believable too!
Although, the twist in the end sounds a bit too good to be true (a little bit TOO arranged?), I enjoyed the series very much!
The ending wasn't quite how I thought it would end, but I'm satisfied with what I got!
This is worth a read especially if you have nothing else to do :-)

... Last updated on April 1st, 2010, 11:05pm
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Rating: N/A
by ampersand
October 29th, 2008, 1:39pm
This manga was really good. It's quite refreshing to see a female lead who isn't immature or crying all the time (I don't think she even cried :s). The story also moved fast and captivated my attention. It was great to read about how a mangaka works, and about the stresses that come with that job. It makes you realize just how admirable mangakas really are. It was really nice to read about adults who had real lives and real careers. My only complaint is that there weren't that much "bonding moments" between the two characters (seeing as they're both busy), in that department I felt the romance was kinda lacking, but it does not deviate from the fact that this was an enjoyable read. smile
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by RaikaRai
September 5th, 2014, 2:05am
But i felt that it ended too FAST. It should and could have prolong a little bit longer, the beginning and middle portion were smooth sailing, but the ending was just a teensy bit disappointing. Nevertheless, I love her drawing, it's just how i like it ^-^, a fan of hers already.
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Nothing special   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by voices-
September 15th, 2010, 7:22am
I agree with Darknemo2000 .
After reading 2 volumes, I felt sort of 'empty'.. the story isn't really very interesting and I just read on to see if there's anything interesting but there's none.
It's lacking in the story plot and character's personality.

The art in the manga wasn't bad. In fact, it's nice. Pleasant to the eyes.
The only thing that's nice for this series .... - i guess.
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Mediocre to it's core   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by Darknemo2000
May 31st, 2009, 3:52am
Very plain couple - girl doesnt have much personality, nor does the guy - their relationship is dull and not even build up properly. Ending was even more horrible. The artwork is good, but that's basically it - one cliche after another, dull characters, boring relationship - this is a mediocre manga to it's core. It is not awful but it is not goo either. Just a mediocre manga, that you should read only if you have a time to waste.
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Soft Josei   
Rating: 7.9 / 10.0
by topboy
May 26th, 2009, 7:01am
I don't read much josei. However i feel this josei is so close to be shoujo.The story is so soft (all others seinen,josei i read up till now are all serious plot).It's just about 2 female mangakas normal life & love. I like this manga but i feel it's just too short,only 2 volumes, and the ending is come too soon.Maybe because this is story of mangaka so story is go deep in daily life of mangaka more than build/show relationship between main protagonist.

... Last updated on May 26th, 2009, 7:10am
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Realistic plot, lovable characters, great artwork but dissatsifying ending.   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by Stickerhappy
October 27th, 2008, 4:54pm
This is one of my favorite manga titles where my love for both the leads did not waver from the beginning until the end. The artwork is wonderful and though the plot may have its own twists and turns, it's considerable realistic. The characters in the story are all easy to come in terms with.

However, I find the ending rather abrupt. The ending didn't even give a proper conclusion whether the leads' relationship is due for a long term or not. Nevertheless, I find "Spicy Pink" really amusing.

I just wonder why it's named "Spicy Pink", though.
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Chapter 9 Frustration   
Rating: N/A
by star34
June 22nd, 2008, 9:49pm
Yeah, they cut the chapter at the wrong time, now I am going to be wondering what happened between those two. AHHHH.........
This manga is really addicting, I recommended to anyone who likes a little drama and comedy.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by satani
October 25th, 2007, 8:50am
cutest josei manga I've ever read, this is a must read manga ^^
I felt soooo happy after reading even only chap 1 biggrin
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Rating: 9.6 / 10.0
by iaminlovewithU
April 14th, 2008, 3:48pm
it's good but PPL i am soo friggen tired
of the 'dead' ex girl friend .. what the hell it's in
EVERy manga it seems like ... an always from a car accendent
i wouldn't care that much but can't they find another way to despose
of these Exes ( ppl who read it know that theres a twist but i still am angry and the cliche accedent thing)... oh well there's my rant.. but it's over all a good story

... Last updated on April 14th, 2008, 4:17pm
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