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Description
From ShoujoMagic:
Shinjo Mayu's newest leading lady is an idol, and the leading man is... a future prime minister!? Just what is a "Love Celeb"? Nakazono Kirara is an aspiring starlet. She used to think she'd do whatever it took to get a starring role in a drama and have a CD. But her manager, Hanamaki, proves her wrong when he sends her into a room full of horny producers to sleep her way into a role! Kirara wants no part of it! She's a virgin, and these guys are scary!! Especially the silver-haired one named Gin... He seems to be in charge. But he lets Kirara leave the party with her virginity and his phone number, and it seems like nothing lost, nothing gained... until Kirara is suddenly the most famous new starlet for no apparent reason!?

Side story in volume 7: Darenimo Ienai!
Rukaís a junior high student in love with her fatherís assistant, Fumi-sempai. She wants to become an adult quickly because everyone sees her as a little kid! But what would happen if she actually became an adult with the help of a time machine?

Type
Manga

Related Series
Haou Airen (Adapted From)
Kaikan Phrase (Adapted From)

Associated Names
ラブセレブ King Egoist
恋爱名人
恋爱名流
恋爱大亨
情场霸王
情迷贵公子
最爱贵公子
爱的妒火
誰にも言えないっ!
谁也不能说
러브 세레브
Dare nimo ie nai!
Darenimo Ienai!
Don't Tell This to Anyone!
I Can't Tell Anyone
Love Celeb - King Egoist
Rabu Serebu - King Egoist

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A Willful Muse
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Latest Release(s)
v.7 c.Extra (end) by A Willful Muse (2004d ago)
v.7 c.36-37 by A Willful Muse (2029d ago)
v.6 c.32-35 + Extra by A Willful Muse (2160d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
7 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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User Rating
Average: 6.9 / 10.0 (789 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.91 / 10.0
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Last Updated
December 3rd 2012, 3:58am PST


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Year
2004

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Sho-Comi (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #664 increased(+248)
Monthly Pos #1348 increased(+174)
3 Month Pos #1738 decreased(-108)
6 Month Pos #1729 decreased(-93)

List Stats
On 1100 reading lists
On 437 wish lists
On 2065 completed lists
On 239 unfinished lists
On 240 custom lists

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LUV IT!!   
Rating: N/A
by loveless028
June 4th, 2006, 4:52am
i luv this manga!!! it is sooo shexii... lol can't wait til v. 3 i've been lookin everywhere for it... TELL ME IF YOU FIND IT!!!!!
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Cute   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by born2shop
February 10th, 2012, 6:00am
I love this series. It was very cute, but personally I think it could've ended after volume 4. Everything else just seemed unnecessary to me. I love the characters, even though I think Kirara was a little too stupid for my taste. I mean I can handle stupid girls, but there is such a think as ridiculously stupid. Which quite defines her sigh. I thought that Gin, though a little unreasonable sometimes was really cute lol But I loves everything anyway. Shinjo Mayu does great work =]
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yess uu see..   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by shelleymallow
April 23rd, 2010, 7:17am
Once again i have to agree with many commentors.
This is a great example of Shinjo's basic shoujo smut sxe rape love and happy ending in one big jabba the hut.
The beginning was okayy though it had smut from the start and so i just felt like it didnt have heart. The manager is such a freaky douchebag! I ended up liking him in the end but my first impression of him was u modafuka letting a young girl who wanaa be in business get sxe appeal? i knoe its her choice but damn u for providing lessons if needed!

continuing, like Shinjo's other mangas, she ends up falling in love (surprisingly he doesnt rape her GASP GASP!!) but he wants to fuk her badd like duhh. The hotel scene and jewels was wat touched my heart first and then the thing where she retires but then is with the other guy and she has a comback performance and gets back with her politician boyy hahah <3 that was cute.

So i wudnt say it was too bad.. I think the middle and ending part was more exciting to me, the beginning chapters where pretty cliched, gave the background of her life and the drama da dee daah.
I loved how Kaikan Phrase was twisted in and it was a good read too smile
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Heheh-eheh.   
Rating: N/A
by Disremembrance
October 13th, 2009, 3:13pm
Lovely, cute and very touching. I love how this is a type of prelude to Kaikan Phrase, you get to see Sakuya and Aine years after and thriving with their love. XD
Gin is so very sweet and cute, just as Kaikan Phrase was worth all the time it took to read it, so is Love Celeb. Though the characters are sex-crazed it didn't seem too obsessive because there was always a reason behind it and the way Gin was lusting after Kirara since the first volume was hilarious. A wolf in sheep's clothing, and a delectable bunny. XD I don't consider this one of her downfalls, but rather one of her best works, because it's so cute and lovely.

... Last updated on October 13th, 2009, 3:13pm
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Extremely Entertaining   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by shojojunkie
February 3rd, 2010, 12:07pm
If you take this piece more as a comedy than drama, you will really enjoy it. The plot goes from one place to the next, which won't make too much sense, but if you just go with the flow and if you don't dwell too much on the fact that nothing seems to be logically explained... it's actually pretty funny.
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Why oh WHY did I read this??   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by surabhi147
May 17th, 2009, 2:11am
No seriously, I don't understand what was going through my mind when I picked this up and saw it through the last chapter!! What is wrong with me??

It was kinda amusing the whole Gin-Kirara thing (esp. Gin debating over why he was so obssessed with her) but then...it was pretty unrealistic how some characters just jumped out of nowhere and the manager was such an asshole...and the girl. Don't even get me started on Kirara...she's as dumb and dim-witted as they come, no redeeming value what so ever. And then the plot line which deteriorated with every passing chapter and the story became harder to believe. :rolls eyes:

But, yes, it did have few cute scenes and chibi Gin is SOOOO cute!!! biggrin That's the only reason I'm giving it a 3.

And, I agree with Hermit-chan, InLibrisLibertas and vampiremaddy whole heartedly. I'd have added their points in here but they've explained it well enough.
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Bleh   
Rating: N/A
by huangs
November 27th, 2008, 7:22pm
One of the worst mangas I have ever read. The beginning was entertaining at first and even a bit cute, then it started to get repetitive: sex, sex, sex. Kirara really needs a backbone and needs to get real. I mean, a manager gives you sex lessons to better yourself. Really, you retarded idiot. Love Celeb portrays all guys as horny insects, living for sex; and Gin...for Pete's Sake, he'll become the country's leader? Really. And the entertainment scene, yeah, I doubt actresses become famous by giving up their bodies. Seriously. Mayu, please do a better job, for the sake of yourself and readers.
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The stupidest smut manga there is   
Rating: N/A
by Scriptwriter Mika
December 14th, 2008, 11:52am
It's very plain and easy to understand, this manga is probably one of the worst smut shoujos I've read. (There as one more that was worst but this is still very high on the list.) The males are sex-drive jackasses and the women seem to like it. The female lead is weak, very, very, very weak. The male is an asshole and that's all there really is to it. No depth, no deeper meaning, no real plot line. Don't waste your time here. If you want a real acting-show biz manga that actually develops the characters, go to Skip Beat. Love Celeb...blah.
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Wow!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by sara_was_here24
December 2nd, 2009, 7:32pm
I'm sorry I loved it. Yes I hated the characters at some points, but you can't beat the overall story. I can't help but love it. Plus the spiced up parts where the other characters intervened.Ohhhh Damn I love Sakuya!

It was a little more easy flowing than the other stories she's written. I mean Gin was all "Forgive and forget" So there was nothing I found so annoying about his character. Kirara on the other hand was just so innocent at times. Of course that quickly faded (Kinda) She was okay near the end though.

I absolutely loved Hanamaki. And his ending line was priceless. He was just so funny at parts that O couldn't help but think he was awesome.

The only thing that got me is with her other stories she wraps everything up. Every little character comes back to do something drastic. Like in Hauo Airen. For those who've read, you know what I mean. The ending. But remember that one guy in chapter, I don't know, 13 or something. The one with the scar on his face. You know, that random guy who swore revenge on Gin. I was seriously freaking about when that would come back and bite this love story in the ass. And when it came to the last chapter, oh wow. I'm just glad it's over. (In a good way)

If you love Shinjo Mayu's work you might was well read this one. I hope I didn't give anything away. If so I am servilely sorry. I don't mean to.

I liked the end, and that's the most important part of the story.
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Disgusting   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by denkenicht
February 26th, 2008, 10:25pm
If you're searching for a jerk (Gin) who thinks his "all that" and more, look no further. I haven't gotten though the first 4 chapters because of this guy's such an asshole. He treats women as objects, has no respect for anyone, and possesses the morals of an 1 year old.

If this guy was just a little bit more humble, maybe this could've been a tolerable read. Unfortunatly the, "assholishness" of this guy just ruined the whole manga for me. Especially after that one chapter where he "raped" this girl and then discarded her like she was nothing. What a jerk.

8/10 if Gin was absent.
1/10 with Gin the way he is currently.
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