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Switch Girl!!  
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Description
Tamiya Nika is a beautiful, outgoing, popular high school girl. She has just the right look, just the right fashions, and is everyone's friend. What everyone at school does not know is how hard Nika works to keep up this perfect image, and what she is REALLY like at home. When not at school, Nika is a scary, sloppy, tight-fisted girl who wears glasses, an ugly sweatsuit, and has her hair pulled back into unattractive buns. She lies around playing video games and reading manga. Her attitude is bossy and cranky, and she travels far out of her way to shop where she won’t be recognized.

Every day, Nika “Switches On” with a strict regimen of beautification that involves primping and plucking and careful dressing. The only person who knows about Nika’s Switched On/Off modes is her best friend, who is also aware of the reasons behind the changes.

However, soon a second person finds out about Nika's personalities - someone who has his own On/Off switch, but in reverse! His name is Kamiyama Arata, and he is a recent transfer student. He meets Nika when she is in OFF Mode, and then again at school when she is ON. However Nika can see that he has his own little secret. At school, Arata wears thick swirly-eyed glasses and messy hair that make some bullies think he is an otaku. However, at home, he ditches the glasses and is downright gorgeous! He is just the opposite of Nika, but why?

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
スイッチガール!!
双面少女
变身指令
สวิตช์ เกิร์ล!!
스위치걸
Switch Girl
Switch Girl!!~變身指令~

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Ham-Ham Scans
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Latest Release(s)
v.8 c.48 by Transcendence (180d ago)
v.8 c.47 by Transcendence (222d ago)
v.8 c.46 by Transcendence (264d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
25 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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Forum
6 topics, 20 posts
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User Rating
Average: 7.7 / 10.0 (442 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.65 / 10.0
10
 24% (104 votes)
9+
 16% (70 votes)
8+
 21% (92 votes)
7+
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6+
 10% (44 votes)
5+
 6% (25 votes)
4+
 2% (10 votes)
3+
 1% (5 votes)
2+
 1% (3 votes)
1+
 4% (17 votes)

Last Updated
July 7th 2014, 5:01pm PST


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Year
2006

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Margaret (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #684 increased(+334)
Monthly Pos #1489 increased(+70)
3 Month Pos #1817 decreased(-67)
6 Month Pos #1622 decreased(-776)

List Stats
On 2523 reading lists
On 1006 wish lists
On 64 completed lists
On 184 unfinished lists
On 375 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Switch Girl!! Enters Final Arc 602 days, 12 hours, 32 minutes ago
how many readers are Switch Girls/Boys themselves? or have friends that are 827 days, 16 hours, 50 minutes ago
Switch Girl Gets Live-Action Show 864 days, 17 hours, 8 minutes ago
ch27 1127 days, 12 hours, 24 minutes ago
Help! Chapters 27-33 ? 1216 days, 21 hours, 37 minutes ago

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Disappointed   
Rating: 4.5 / 10.0
by Utsukushii Yume
July 5th, 2009, 10:38pm
I've only gotten to chapter 2 so far. But I am disappointed in how this seems to be going. I am also not crazy for the drawing. I was hoping to be laughing my head off, and there was no laughing coming from me at all. Hopefully it will get better.
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bffffffffffffffffffffff   
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by girlpower3
March 7th, 2009, 5:07am
this is hilarious!! i've read ch13 already and it is really good
it kind of reminds me of gakuen ouji but the plot is really different
read it!!!
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Interesting manga   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Charis
December 16th, 2008, 11:13am
This is a pretty good series. It seems like another kareshi no kanojo manga but i really like how the author avoided some of the "typical" shoujo plots. Some parts of the story is boring but some parts were ok. The beginning is particularly interesting.
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Similar, I think   
Rating: N/A
by CassiusOS
September 24th, 2008, 7:22am
hmm, I'll start reading it, but from the summary, doesn't it sound a bit like another "I'm perfect at school because I like attention, but a slob at home" manga we all know and love (or hate, whichever the case may be)?
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Have only read the one chapter out...   
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by bjorie
August 12th, 2008, 11:41am
And can't tell yet how its gonna be. I mean some parts are funny, but I never had a LOL moment or anything (except for the fart, since I wasn't expecting it), and most of the humor didn't reach me. For a large part, I was confused... but I'll blame that on the pages being out of order.
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