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Peach Girl  
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Description
It's not easy being beautiful. The envy, the jealousy, the vicious rumors spread by your best friend. That's life for young Momo. While everyone thinks that Momo is a wild party girl, the reality is that she is just shy and lonely. Can Momo confess her love to her classmate, Toji, or will her best friend Sae steal him away? It's a bittersweet drama of growing up and fitting in that will charm readers everywhere.

Won the 1999 Kodansha Manga Award in the Shoujo category.

Type
Manga

Related Series
Peach Girl Fan Book (Adapted From)
Ura Peach Girl (Spin-Off)

Associated Names
ピーチガール
蜜桃女孩
Brzoskwinia
Cô bé mật đào
Peach Girl - Change of Heart
Peach Girl Momo - preplanula djevojka

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Latest Release(s)
v.1-18 by Slow and Dirty (2916d ago)
v.2 by Kanzashi (2945d ago)
v.1 c.4 by Sweet Love (4026d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
18 Volumes (Complete)
1 - 8 (Peach Girl)
9 - 18 (Peach Girl - Change of Heart)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Volume 18

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Peach Girl by lilbabi1004

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User Rating
Average: 7.3 / 10.0 (446 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.27 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 22nd 2015, 8:30pm PST


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Year
1997

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Bessatsu Friend (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
TokyoPop (18 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #986 increased(+282)
Monthly Pos #2167 increased(+269)
3 Month Pos #3173 increased(+144)
6 Month Pos #3671 increased(+252)

List Stats
On 248 reading lists
On 354 wish lists
On 1297 completed lists
On 87 unfinished lists
On 194 custom lists

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Enjoyed it   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by fudg
September 11th, 2011, 7:45pm
I enjoyed this series, I've read alot of manga so I was pretty sure who she'd end up with but I had my doubts from time to time towards the end.

I didn't find Sae that annoying, some people seemed to hate her, I can't really see why, she plays the villain and she does it good. I was more annoyed at Toji for being so naive from time to time in the start.
Momo was also a bit annoying at some points but it was all really realistic tbh.
Some parts was a bit like, "why can't they just be straight with eachother" but it drove the stort on in a nice way. One of the best love triangle stories I've ever read.

P.S. I've seen this manga around for quite some time but always hesitated to pick it up because of comments and I didn't really take a liking to the cover of the book... It's really worth reading tho
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Craaaaaazy   
Rating: N/A
by kaabi
March 4th, 2011, 12:58am
Hahaha this manga is insaaaaane. It was the first manga I ever read and thus it does hold a fond place in my heart, but really, it's actually kinda awful. But kinda awful in a good way. It's like a love triangle gone super wrong and crazy, but kinda done right as well since at some points you really don't know who the main character will end up with (although more experienced shoujo readers probably would know...) but yeah, by the end, I realized it's really kinda stupid, but somehow i still like it, perhaps since it's my first manga... The character development is pretty good in the first half, but I feel like after a certain point they start focusing on the drama too much and the plot just spins out of control. Although by the end she ends up with someone, you really doubt how long the relationship will last because of all the swinging she does within the series...
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Gag me with a spoon (the big wooden kind, please!)   
Rating: N/A
by atryu
June 1st, 2010, 11:11pm
I never really could get into this manga. I found that Momo really didn't stand up and prove to anyone that she wasn't the way they thought she was - rather all she did was allow suspions to fester by acting out like she has something to hide while always pushing forward her lil-miss-perfect image. Strangely enough though, I found myself liking Sae. Although she is cruel and petty, after reading 'Sae's Story' it isn't like you can say she had the perfect home life. The justice that was served to her at the end of the series, in my opinion, was stupid. 'Boo-hoo, realizing that Momo was one of her only true friends'? Please! Gag me cuz Momo although she didn't outright do anything nasty, she was was just as Sae.
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???   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Bebe~
January 26th, 2010, 12:24am
I really don't know what to say. I love this manga because it was one of the first mangas I read that got me into the manga world but the plot.. is so weak! LOL it's full of cliches. I couldn't stand how the mangaka kept on making their lives harder and harder. And all this revolved around love and how Momo didn't trust her S/O (significant other). What was the outcome for Toji? And how come she's all chummy chummy with Sei towards the end? Eh..I read this manga twice ( reread it again this time but i skipped the first 8 volumes) for the hell of it but I wouldn't want to read it again smile

... Last updated on January 26th, 2010, 12:24am
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Needy, annoying   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by Dragonfiremule
February 16th, 2009, 1:06am
I must say, Momo is the most NEEDY, BITCHY, and indecisive main female lead I've found in shojo thus far. I mean, there are the normal, idiotic, stupid, can't make up-my-mind shojo girls, but this is just ridiculous! I mean, she is just so needy... UGGGH. Its disgusting!

The story itself just seems to be repeating itself over and over, only with different characters. Also, I dislike how Momo drops the male leads, forgets about them completely, leave them to be slaves, and then comes running back to them when she gets dumped.

Sae is idiot and plain stupid. She is no doubt the worst villian ever, on top of all that. She is as needy as momo, but even stupider and more annoying.

... Last updated on February 16th, 2009, 1:19am
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Drama on a Stick   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by DrawnIntoIt88
November 11th, 2007, 9:48pm
I swear, this manga is pure drama on a stick. It's good, but pure drama.

I'd recommend it for a quick, light read. Nothing too mind boggling, except why they keep being nice to Sae instead of kicking her to the curb.
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great!!   
Rating: N/A
by azumi
August 24th, 2007, 10:39am
i love this one!!!! one of my favourites, a MUST read!! if you love shoujo manga and romance, this is one of the best of its kind. try it!!!!
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Ugh   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by maia13
August 4th, 2007, 10:56am
Peach Girl is a very typical shoujo love triangle plot with no originality. The main character is extremely flaky- instead of rooting for her, I wanted to beat her over the head several times.
The manga creates all of these personality traits for her characters- such as Momo's love of swimming and dislike of her tan skin- yet they all seem to fall to the wayside during the melodrama of everyone's love life. Plus, there are plenty of plot holes to make you want to pull your hair out in frustration.

The only reason I am giving this a 3 instead of a 1 is because I read the whole 18 volumes without giving up. Despite being one of the worst shoujo mangas I've ever read, the story was compelling enough to continue.

Overall, I say read it for the fluffyness but DON'T BUY IT!!!

... Last updated on August 4th, 2007, 12:21pm
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It's Alright...   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Kishu
January 24th, 2011, 5:51pm
I just started to watch the anime and it's not half bad. I mean, yeah it's the usual shojo manga, but at the same time it has a "real life" aspect to it. The artwork isn't the worst i've seen in a manga, and the storyline isn't half bad either. I'd recommend this to anyone who loves the romance/drama genres. To tell the truth, this isn't something i'd pick up again though...
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Peach Girl   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by AnjuxKuran
July 29th, 2009, 8:08pm
I pretty much read the first 2 volumes.
Got sick of it.
Momo is a bitch,
and the guys are not even that hot.
Hell no am i going to read 16 more volumes !
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