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Description
Kyouko Mogami lived solely for her childhood friend Shoutaro "Shou" Fuwa. She follows Shou to Tokyo so that he may realize his dream of becoming a famous singer. When his dream is realized, Kyouko overhears the truth behind his decision to bringing her with him: he was using her as a maid.

Shocked and enraged, Kyouko swears to take revenge by outdoing him in show business. With a new look and a new attitude, she joins LME, the agency where Ren Tsuruga (Shou's rival and the #1 actor of LME) works, in the hopes of achieving her goal of destroying Shou's pride.

Along the way, she discovers her true self, makes new friends (and enemies), and finds herself at the heart of some interesting situations that will change her life, and the lives of all others involved, forever.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
!تخطي العثرات
!سكيب بيت
Не сдавайся!
スキップ・ビート!
下一站巨星
华丽的挑战
華麗的挑戰
스킵 비트!

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Latest Release(s)
c.222 by S2scans (18d ago)
c.223 by Imperial Scans (18d ago)
c.221 by S2scans (83d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
35 Volumes + Fanbook (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 11, Chap 66

User Reviews
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Forum
53 topics, 638 posts
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User Rating
Average: 9 / 10.0 (3291 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.98 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 20th 2015, 6:36pm PST


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Year
2002

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (34 Volumes - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #102 increased(+13)
Monthly Pos #58 decreased(-7)
3 Month Pos #55 increased(+1)
6 Month Pos #50 increased(+1)

List Stats
On 9258 reading lists
On 1266 wish lists
On 327 unfinished lists
On 784 custom lists

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Forum Posts
I'd like to know if.... 78 days, 15 hours, 34 minutes ago
kyoko's mom... 83 days, 8 hours, 55 minutes ago
Will Kyoko and Ren in Skip Beat eventually have leading roles together? 144 days, 0 hours, 19 minutes ago
What about Reino 257 days, 11 hours, 40 minutes ago
is anyone else annoyed??? 257 days, 11 hours, 42 minutes ago

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excellent qualtity   
Rating: N/A
by umagisan
September 18th, 2007, 9:48pm
the thickness of the plot and the depth of the characters are overall very excellent. I love stories that suck me in. and this has done just that
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Hilarious   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Hakku
September 16th, 2007, 9:21pm
At first, I was kind of confused by the manga and the style of the mangaka (which is different from what im used to). But as i read on, i find myself laughing out loud. The female lead is actually really lovable. The different situations and actions the character do are hilarious, even though it's a bit unreal. This is one of my favourite series that i just can get tired of.
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(speechless)   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Toni
September 16th, 2007, 9:03am
(speechless)
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Keeps going strong   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Kevadu
September 6th, 2007, 3:24pm
There is a risk with any 19 volume and ongoing manga that it's going to get stale after a while. The first few volumes of Skip Beat were pretty good, but for a while it didn't look like the story was really going anywhere. Then around volume 9 when the Dark Moon storyline starts things really pick up, and the pace is maintained all the way through what has currently been released.

... Last updated on September 6th, 2007, 3:30pm
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a rare manga..   
Rating: N/A
by oblique
September 6th, 2007, 5:29am
I can sum up this manga in one word... wow!
It is so rare now for me to come across a a manga like this. Though I used to like shoujos I got so sick of the same plot over and over again that I almost gave up on the genre. But this is so worth reading! Everything about it, from the story to the characters is very unique and well worth the hours I spent reading.

The characters: Along with Tsukasa (done by the same author), Kyoko is one of my favorite Shoujo heroines. Sure she's into fairies, princesses and has a weird imagination but shes also smart, strong and determined to get what she wants. Whats best about her is that, rather than cry over the guy that dumped her, she's determined to get revenge. However, though she still wants to get even with the guy who dumped her, shes comes to realize that acting is what she truly loves and wants to do. She does it for herself, which is a nice change from other shoujo plots where a girl would go into a career to purely chase another guy.

Ren and Sho: gotta say they both qualify as my favorite heroes! It's ironic since even though they are famous, the mangaka made them so they both exibit personalities different from their true characters. Ren keeps up a 'nice guy' facade, but we occasionally see glimpses of his real character which seem to show his darker side, though I gotta say his fake smiles are hilarious!. Sho (the guy who dumped Kyoko), on the other hand, constantly maintains a 'cool guy' persona, which of course as readers we know is fake. He laughs at weird shows, hates certain foods and secretly listens to the comments of fans to reassure himself of his 'coolness'.

lol. I went longer than I intended, so all I'm gonna say is read it! it is so worth pulling an all nighter for...

... Last updated on September 6th, 2007, 5:30am
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Want more!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Mokona_123
September 4th, 2007, 5:50pm
This one is definitely on top of my favorite mangas. I just love the way the story goes and I really can't wait for more releases to see what'll happen next. The characters and the story are really great. I couldn't stop reading 'till I finished all the chapters there are at the moment. And I sooooo want to read more of it!!! And besides it's the only one I've read 3-4 times already in a very short period of time. Every shoujo-lover out there should try this, it really is good and not the way most of other mangas the same genre are, but different and really refreshing (although I still like the "normal" type of shoujo manga, too.). So try this out!
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Really good..   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by sweeteden
August 30th, 2007, 3:30pm
This manga has a great and unique story and so far well developed characters. The art is very good and the expressions are well brough out. Really, it's not your typical shoujo where it's predictable; it actually has depth and it takes things slow so that actual growth can happen!

I personally recommend this manga to any shoujo lover out there who is looking for something new and refreshing!
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Completely Loveable xD   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by kreamii
August 30th, 2007, 8:59am
Awsome!!! I don't know what else to say about this!!! Fabulous!!!
Icredible storyline, loveable characters, hilarious moments and bits of romance, the perfect recipe for an entertaining time, this has really got to be one of my favourite manga, and its not even finished yet xD
Btw, it's become my drug. I'm 110% addicted =]
I can't wait to see how the story will end (well... i hope it doesnt, even though i know that someday it will *crys*)

... Last updated on August 30th, 2007, 11:44am
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cool!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Arsenico
August 26th, 2007, 8:34am
I love this manga! Nice plot, nice character! I hope that this serie can continue for a lot smile
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Great   
Rating: N/A
by Rei *
August 26th, 2007, 7:00am
this is the great manga i ever read
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