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Otokomae! Beads Kurabu  
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Description
Have you ever seen a "very manly girl"? The heroine in this story, Oikawa Ibuki, is just that type of girl. To find her true soul mate, after transferring schools, Ibuki was determined to act like a gentle lady. Yet on her first day of transfer, due to her righteous sense she went to save a small dog, and at the time she was seen by the suspicious "crow messenger"! Is Ibuki's whole image ruined!? And who is this mysterious "crow messenger"!?

Also included are the following stories:
Handsome! Beads Club "Hyper Version"
Very Black White Day

Type
Manga

Related Series
Seishun Survival (Side Story)

Associated Names
Клуб бисера
男前!ビーズ倶楽部
ก๊วนวุ่นลุ้นรัก
超猛串珠俱乐部
饰情型男
GAGAHNYA! Kelab Manik
Handsome Man! Beads Club
Handsome! Beads Club
Otokomae! Beads Club
Otokomae! Biizu Kurabu
The Beads Club
Very Black White Day

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Latest Release(s)
c.Extra [end] by Ochibichan (2348d ago)
c.Side story by Ochibichan (2371d ago)
v.1 c.1-3 by StarryHeaven & Serenus-Dreamers (2491d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (899 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.15 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 25th 2014, 4:30am PST

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Year
2004

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Betsucomi (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #789 increased(+155)
Monthly Pos #1318 increased(+303)
3 Month Pos #1991 increased(+190)
6 Month Pos #2128 increased(+7)

List Stats
On 470 reading lists
On 474 wish lists
On 3487 completed lists
On 25 unfinished lists
On 260 custom lists

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Cute   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by BuBuLiCiOuS
May 29th, 2008, 9:34pm
I cried a lot during this manga, and the ending was perfect. Some people may say it's generic and/or boring, but I liked it very much. The art is beautiful and the characters are lovable, I would recommend it if you like romance and drama, but not too, too much, like other mangas have. I didn't find it's romance and drama level overbearing like other mangas I've read.

... Last updated on June 14th, 2008, 6:23pm
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fun stuff!!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by lys
May 12th, 2008, 8:30pm
There's a lot of commenting on this series being generic and boring. I disagree with those statements. Yes, the outcome can be easily predicted within the first 10 pages, but most shoujo is like that and we still read it and love it anyway (mostly). I really really enjoy Motomi Kyousuke's art as well as story and humour. Although the story is typical of shoujo manga, the cast of oddball characters (and that includes the protagonist) have a refreshing energy to them that I think makes this manga unique and enjoyable. Reading it, I feel like the mangaka really has fun doing this work!

So. It's not going to answer any deep questions about life or anything. But it's a thoroughly entertaining, fun read for someone who likes a slightly different take on the typical shoujo story.

Also, the Very Black White Day side story (an un-related one-shot) is absolutely great. If you didn't like the main story, you should still read that!
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Typical   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by YukikoKudo
May 8th, 2008, 2:52pm
This is pretty much like every other shoujo manga out there. You can guess the plot within the first 5pages.

It's fine if you like normal shoujo, but if you're expecting anything new or original, you're not going to get it.
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Was it that bad?   
Rating: N/A
by chibiPhreek
May 2nd, 2008, 9:57pm
I admit that the manga basically had no plot, but was it really that bad? I mean, sure after the heroine found out that she liked the guy, they quickly end up together, but seriously, it wasn't that bad right?
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So-so   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by kujika
May 2nd, 2008, 10:26am
I don't think the feeling comes off as good as in Beast Master. Hard to describe, but I didn't feel as much when reading it-- less depth. Nonetheless I'm a new fan of this shoujo mangaka (most shoujo has few depth anyway). I admire the art and her story lines are better than many shoujo I've had the unfortune to read.
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too boring   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by Ameonna
April 2nd, 2008, 10:25pm
First it started kind of nice but later it lost its charms and turned into same old Shoujo plot line that you can see almost every where. it is not some thing special at all, just the same typical Shoujo stuff with a little hint of comedy and action. nothing more and nothing less.

... Last updated on April 2nd, 2008, 10:26pm
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super cute!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by dreamit.
January 19th, 2008, 10:10pm
i dunno why ppl r saying its boring and stuff.. i actually thought it was pretty cute. although its really short.. its a pretty cute 1v manga. and i ending was satisfying. i give it a 9/10. && love the art!

... Last updated on January 19th, 2008, 10:11pm
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bland   
Rating: N/A
by Licia Valentine
January 16th, 2008, 12:40am
ah-ah~ i agree that its too short. I would have liked it if it focused more on romance than on the school itself. Too much unnecessary dialogues and scenes....
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Too short   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Conquestor
January 14th, 2008, 9:51pm
Unfortunately, the mangaka was limited to only 3 chapters, which is a shame. She has a section called "Requiem of NG (No Good) Plots" where she goes over what she would have liked to do. Too bad she wasn't given the freedom to actually do it.
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Boooooring   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by JHax9999
January 8th, 2008, 7:16pm
This manga has good art, likable characters, but a boooooring plot... or rather...no plot. The romance is uninteresting and bland. thank god it ended at 3 chapters... because seriously, I don't know if the storyline could have even progress any further than that.

... Last updated on January 14th, 2008, 7:00pm
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