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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.


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Associated Names
!تخطي العثرات
!سكيب بيت
Не сдавайся!
스킵 비트!
Skip Beat

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Status in Country of Origin
38 Volumes + Fanbook (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?

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

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User Rating
Average: 9 / 10.0 (3405 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.98 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 18th 2016, 1:34am PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Viz (37 Volumes - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #19 increased(+22)
Monthly Pos #28 increased(+2)
3 Month Pos #33 increased(+10)
6 Month Pos #39 increased(+6)

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it's an awesome manga!   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Cerulean
October 28th, 2007, 6:13pm
original and hysterical, this manga has everything i can ask for......a very unique and original plot, it doesn't have those shoujo-ish qualities that i hate the most (whiny leads, cute but dumb chicks, or rediculously gay-looking guys) you can't help but fall in love with the female and male protagonists, and even wish for them to be together.....
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Love it   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by ogurigin
October 23rd, 2007, 9:52am
This is so funny! The heroine's perseverance is awesome and she's so hilarious especially her small dolls.

I just love this that I didn't sleep for 24 hours just to finish them all! Yep, all 111 chapters in just one go!
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Rating: N/A
by annaivida
October 17th, 2007, 10:05pm
The manga is GOOD!!! Really, i thought well here goes, i read the 1st volume and im not that really amaze, but when her true colors and true CHARACTER emerge, i said MY GOD!!! She's a good not so typical heroine, she can fight and God i love her EYES in the Music Video with Sho. Kyoko really amaze me, when she portrays MIO. I love the glare, and attitude!!!

And i love the KYOKO CHIBI DEMONS!!! Hahahahahaha!!! Wow!!!!
Im still reading it cuz, ive been so busy, but God, i cant wait to finish each chapters...
This one is GOOD!!!
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It's Great!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ~^^EtErNaL-wInTeR^^~
October 10th, 2007, 2:45am
This manga is my favorite, it's completely different from all the mangas I have ever read! Kyouko's character is something really amusing. It's a very, highly addictive manga and I am definetly going to collect the whole thing!
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Rating: N/A
by vampyre1manga
October 8th, 2007, 5:06pm
I only picked up this series because it was adverised in almost all the other mangas I was reading, and I am so glad I did. Although the drawing style is awkward at times (although the outfit designs rock), I love this series! I love the fact that Kyouko does actually stumble on her quest for revenge/fame. The characters are so realistic and wordly, not to mention funny. I found myself in the bookstore the other day, staring at the books going "hm, I love that chapter in that volume, but that story continues on into that volume, so I guess I'll get both. But I also love that chapter, and that one, and that one!" Sadly, I did not have enough cash to buy the series, and this is coming from a chronic miser. Read Skip Beat!!
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one of the best   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sallyen
October 2nd, 2007, 6:23am
I love this manga. At first I wasn't really interested, because the art didn't look that great.(the image above, hmm xD) But when I read it, the art wasn't that bad, and the story totally blew me away xD hah
No matter, how many times I re-read the manga, it never fails to make me laugh! ^^ probably because of the heroine!
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Checkers
October 2nd, 2007, 2:03am
I think all the praise for Skip Beat! that I want to say has been said already, but I have to say, it's one of the funniest mangas I've read. I lost count of how many times I cracked up (especially at the scenes between Ren and Kyouko! -pffffft- C-chicken...! Prince...!) by the 3rd volume, and I just kept wanting more! I'm not too fond of the plot, but the comedy and the great characters keep me going. Ah, Ren. I laugh every time he does his 'gentlemanly smile' with Kyouko in the vicinity. xD
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kind of boring   
Rating: N/A
by Marei_23
September 21st, 2007, 6:54pm
I gave Skip Beat a try after hearing and reading great reviews about it.Here is what I found after reading three plus volumes of it, 1) the plot drags, 2) the comedy is weak and the way the characters are drawn is at times awakard. I was expecting more out of this series after reading the rave reviews. Now, keep in mind I only read three volumes so far. Perhaps, the plot gets much better lets say around volume 10 and on up. But so far from what I read Skip Beat seems boring,

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Rereadable for SO many times   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by making_mooz
September 18th, 2007, 11:34pm
I think I've reread Skip Beat for at least 10x's already. And I still laugh at all those little funny parts, go "yay Kyouko!" for all her great acting scenes ( xD ) , and struggle not to shriek when i see shou. (yes, i know. shou? but, what can i say? i never like main male interests.. although kyouko's more scared of ren...)
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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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