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Pichi Pichi Pitch  
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Description
From Del Rey:

Lucia is the new girl at school. She and her sister run a public bath that's all the rage. When Lucia meets a terrific-looking surfer boy, there's just one little problem: Lucia is a mermaid-not just any mermaid, but a princess on an important mission to save the seven seas from an evil force bent on taking control of the marine world. Such a responsibility doesn't leave much time for romance. But Lucia vows to protect her world and win the heart of handsome Kaito.

Tankoubon #7 includes 3 short stories

Get Nude
Moonlight Goddess Diana
Cherry Blossom

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
Cherry Blossom (HANAMORI Pink)
Get Nude
MMPPP
Moonlight Goddess Diana
Pichi Pichi Pitch: Mermaid Melody
Viên ngọc nàng tiên cá
ぴちぴちピッチ
ぴちぴちピッチ―マーメイドメロディー
マーメイドメロディーぴちぴちピッチ
真珠美人魚

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Latest Release(s)
c.Cherry Blossom by RageQuit over 12 years ago
c.Oneshot by RageQuit over 12 years ago
c.Get Nude by RageQuit over 12 years ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
7 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 7, Chap 52

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User Rating
Average: 7.4 / 10.0 (152 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.25 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 18th 2020, 2:42pm PST


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Year
2002

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Nakayoshi (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
Del Rey (Defunct / 7 Vols - Complete)

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3 Month Pos #3054 increased(+251)
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Year Pos #6764 increased(+171)

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On 175 reading lists
On 208 wish lists
On 482 completed lists
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Sailor Moon-maid  
by NoOneSpecial75
May 11th, 2017, 2:00pm
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
Yeah, so this series is basically sailor moon with mermaids - instead of a guardian from each of the planets, there are mermaid princesses from each of the seven seas. It's campy and a little sexualized at times for a kids's series (but so was Sailor Moon.) The plot and characters aren't anything groundbreaking though the art and concept in general are alright. There's also an anime version, and since these mermaids "attack" by singing, it had a lot of original songs, some of which were kind of catchy smile
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My Guilty Pleasure  
by sarin68
April 9th, 2015, 6:34pm
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
I'm not normally into really girly animes but this was one of the first I actually saw with an "anime" mindset, and the first anime I watched that was Japanese only. Maybe because of that I love it for the nostalgia or maybe it's because the story is cute and is adorably romantic.
I still love the characters though they're not my favorite, and I've often referred to this manga as one of my guilty pleasures. It's not very original and doesn't even redo the mermaid-loves-a-human story in a creative way. I still love it, but it's definitely not something for someone looking for a new and interesting story.
NOTE: I haven't read the manga and only watched the anime.
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Oh my god...  
by doki-doki-kimochi
February 9th, 2013, 11:30pm
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
I watched this anime a while ago and actually liked it. The manga is different story though...I just can't bring myself to like Lucia, Hanon, or Rina (well I'm actually indifferent towards the latter) T.T
Now I'm just reading it for the laughs.
For example,
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
There's this part where Maria is trying to hassle information out of Kaito, and he calls her a perverted old lady. She replies, "Perverted old lady, you say? Call me sexy woman-sama." WTF. She says this with a completely serious face -.-
Also, on page 29 of Chapter 26 these giant DNA-looking helices come out of the clouds...


... Last updated on February 10th, 2013, 12:54am
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Soft Ecchi?  
by Kawaiiprincess
June 19th, 2012, 4:48pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
I like this manga but I think this manga has a soft ecchi to it because there are some bath scenes and their chests are big too. Luchia wears a skimpy swimsuit which gives it a mild fanservice. Rina has a revealing leg to part of her outfit too. This should be a shounen manga not a shoujo.

... Last updated on June 21st, 2012, 3:37pm
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The anime is better.  
by Anonymous
October 13th, 2011, 7:26pm
Rating: N/A
I actually like the anime. It's not original at all and surely it borrows all of it's ideas from Sailor Moon but it was entertaining enough and the songs were catchy. Can't say the same for the manga though.

The manga is extremely fast-paced. The very main characters who are Luchia, Hanon and Rina have no development at all like they have in the anime. On the other hand, the non-developed characters in the anime, (Coco, Sara, etc.) have some actual development. The only positive of the manga version.

The storyline is your typical mahou-shoujo but with mermaids. Every chapter is episodic and almost always it involves romance between Luchia and her love interest Kaito. And everything else is cliche, including the characters too. For example, Luchia is your typical shoujo heroine who only thinks of her love interest and she fights for justice. Plus her appearance is obviously inspired by Usagi from Sailor Moon.

The artwork is not that bad, it reminded me a lot of Arina Tanemura's artwork.

In the end, both anime & manga had flaws.
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Good, depending on where you're coming from  
by therandomcatdemon
November 15th, 2010, 7:18pm
Rating: N/A
Most people don't like the transform, fight evil, repeat glamour, sparkle, and girly atmosphere that goes with the Magical Girl genre, but I for one will except it as long as the story is original.
and for a Magical Girl story I found it very original, I loved the Little Mermaid kind of story, and liked the idea of the mermaid princesses battling to protect the sea from evil.
The art is very nice, although sometimes I found the eyes rediculously big...even for a Shojo manga...

I've reccomended this to a lot of people, and all so far have like it so you should at least try it if your unsure. Unless you don't like the basic plot line of most magical girl stories, this one probably isn't for you.
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-_-  
by LemoNeko
April 6th, 2009, 1:11pm
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
I cant really say this manga is really good. It's one of the first mangas i ever read, and at first i really enjoyed reading it. As i get to other mangas (good ones), i realize that this manga..is...not that worth it.

Some parts are really interesting, but mostly boring stuff and repeated scenes
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Okay..  
by Mehness
November 4th, 2008, 6:36pm
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
Typical shoujo magical-girl. All the Sailor Moon and Wedding Peach stuff in here. Art is lovely, but sometimes..*shudder* too much ruffles. Also its kinda scary when at the last volume, the girl's eyes are FRICKIN' BIG.
It's good, overall, some parts just don't make me turn the pages.
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SAY WAT  
by iaminlovewithU
August 25th, 2008, 4:11pm
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
Hmmmn i could of sworn i read this story be4
what has a bunch of grls who have gaudy jewlery for
weapons and where little clothing ....
sailor moonconfused Tokyo Mew mewconfused nope this time its
mermaid melody ... if u read 1 u have almost practically
read them all ...
it's sooo hard to read b-cuz i no wat to xpect after seeing tokyo mew mew
and reading sailor moon! i NEED something original... well
that is wat i give it 4 now....
until later
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CUTE ROMANTIC FEELING  
by Shuras
July 23rd, 2006, 1:03pm
Rating: N/A
This is a real shoujo love story. The best I read for soooo long.
Read it!!! Then you can't wait for the next Chapter. Sure!
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