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Ai o Utau Yori Ore ni Oborero!  
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Description
Akira Shiraishi, a young high-school boy with feminine features, joins Blaue Rosen, the all-girl band that Mizuki Sakurazaka, an androgynous girl of the same age, performs lead electric guitar in.

Their high-school life is anything but typical: Mizuki is the "prince" of her all-girl school while Akira is the "princess" of the neighboring all-boy school. A series of comical events brings them closer together, even as the prejudice of the people around them tries to hold them back.

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Associated Names
Вместо того чтобы петь песни,
лучше посвяти себя мне!
愛を歌うより俺に溺れろ!
摇滚下的蓝色蔷薇
摇滚蓝蔷薇
沉溺爱歌
사랑노래 말고 내게 빠져봐!
Ai wo Utau Yori Ore ni Oborero
Ai wo Utau Yori Ore ni Oborero!
Blaue Rosen
I'd Rather You Drown in Me, Than Sing of Love

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Latest Release(s)
v.5 c.24 by Shoujo Manga Maniac (1758d ago)
v.4 c.22-23 by Shoujo Manga Maniac (1758d ago)
v.4 c.21 by Shoujo Manga Maniac (1934d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
5 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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User Rating
Average: 7.3 / 10.0 (586 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.29 / 10.0
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May 17th 2014, 1:28pm PST

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Year
2006

Original Publisher
Kadokawa Shoten (2010, 3 Volumes)
Shogakukan (2006, 5 Volumes)

Serialized In (magazine)
Sho-Comi (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Chuang Yi
Viz (3 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #571 increased(+97)
Monthly Pos #759 decreased(-101)
3 Month Pos #597 decreased(-70)
6 Month Pos #535 decreased(-20)

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On 704 wish lists
On 1416 completed lists
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Not to bad...   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by lialah
June 18th, 2008, 10:49am
Not being a huge fan of Shinjo Mayu, I nevertheless decided to give this a try because because it sounded like a more original story than her previous ones (the only one I really liked was 'Kaikan phrase'). Overall, I liked it, the art as usual is easy on the eyes and pleasant to look at. The plot, despite being a little cliche, wasn't to bad and did hold my attention (sadly, I do tend to be a sucker for drama. hehe). It also did have it's funny moments that made me laugh.

Unfortunately, I have to admit I find the two main leads a little disappointing. Akira and Mizuki seem to be a little original at first, after all it's not often the Mayu deviates from her usual character types. Akira is a very girly looking guy, while Mizuki is a very manly looking girl. However, apart from that, I found their personalities were kinda boring. Akira's dominating, wolfish and seductive personality follows in the exact same footsteps as Mayus other guy characters. Mizuki is the exactly the same, granted she does have her original moments, but Mayu also displays her as insecure, cry-babyish and a bit of a pushover when it comes to Akira. In other words, Mizuki is pretty much the same as other girl characters in Mayus stories. hmm... I'm not saying they have to act according to the gender they LOOK like, but a little more originality in their underlying personalities would have been nice.

hmmm... like I said, this is a decent story. Any fan of Mayu's works will definately like this. The art is nice, the plot is decent and the characters... well, are ok if not entirely likable on my part (they do, despite my little rant before, have some originality compared to some of her other characters biggrin ). Overall, it's a pretty good read...

... Last updated on June 18th, 2008, 11:02am
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Weird, yes   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by ajmanga
June 17th, 2008, 9:17am
Gender bender smut = shounen ai. Anyone who's into the gay stuff would probably like this. Especially since there's people of the same sex who are in love with the two main characters. For me, it's kind of a turnoff how the girl has the body of a man (with a bra on). They could've made her at least a slender guy, not broad-shouldered. But it's not as confusing as others claim. Aside from looks, which I've gotten used to, it's a romantic story that should be given a try.
EDIT: And she does look girlier later on, looking less manly and more beautiful bishie type. They even make her skinnier with a girl's body. Just push past the first few chapters art and you'll notice the changes. I'm really enjoying it now!

... Last updated on June 25th, 2009, 8:59pm
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a litter confusin   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by kizi180
June 17th, 2008, 4:16am
well yeah because the boy look like a girl and the girls like boys but is soo awesome you have to read it oo and the maingirls is a litter dummmmmm is obius that he like her and she did not know after he tell her
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EEEEEE!!!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by BloodButterfly
June 4th, 2008, 8:33pm
I am already a big fan of Shinjo-sensei and have always loved her perverted strong males and cute girls, but i simply adore this swicth on princess vs prince. seeing the girl-that-looks-like-a-guy swooning in an utter girl like fashion is simply adorable. so is seeing an adorably cute guy going dominant s&m. love the switcheroo. two thumbs up
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It's a disappointment   
Rating: N/A
by destati
May 20th, 2008, 8:21pm
I was interested it in it because the main guy looked cute and see how the leads' romance would develop. But so far, it seems rather... ehhhh. Love Celeb is better.
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boy?girl?huh...   
Rating: N/A
by sallyen
April 21st, 2008, 2:42pm
Too confusing for me.. The genders of the characters are so confusing.. The girl looks like a boy and the boy looks like a girl.. (Yeah, I don't like that..)
Not really my fave of gender benders..
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one of the best   
Rating: N/A
by ronandhermy
April 5th, 2008, 4:46pm
This is probably one of the best manga's I've read in a long time. The characters aren't pradictable and the plot just keeps you hanging on the edge of your seat. I was laughing so hard. I recommend this to everyone. It's simply brillant.
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Oh Mayu...~   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Dubby
March 23rd, 2008, 12:54pm
I absolutely love Mayu. XD Her works are great and the smut... Yum! ;D

I really love how the girl is drawn in her boy's style and vice versa. Hehe.

I was having a realy hard time seeing Mizuki as a girl, but it's a bit easier now... is it just me or is Mayu trying to draw her "girlier"?

Same with Akira. Man I love him. ^_^

It's not as smutty as Mayu's other works but damn, it's prettyyyy good. One of my fav Mayu works~
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OMFG SO GOOD   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by mangotango
March 22nd, 2008, 7:44pm
Ok atleast I looked at the picture nad synopsis I was like WTF! but I was like what the heck I love Shinjo Mayu's work so I gave this manga a try. I CAN'T BELIEVE IT though I love this manga. It's so funny and cute at the same time. The guy being the girl and the girl being the guy. In my opinion the girl being the guy is freaken HOT! Man I gotta give it to Shinjo Mayu I can't hate her work I love all of it.
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really liked it   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by rhin33
March 7th, 2008, 1:52pm
Just finished ch8. My face is totally red I know it!
I enjoyed the story so far and even through I couldn`t see the boy as a boy and the girl as a girl, those pervy phrases from time to time really got me. But still theplot is a little shonen ai type too. Can`t say it`s just shoujo(even with the smut), so it`s getting more and more embarasing... ><

... Last updated on March 7th, 2008, 1:52pm
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