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Matsuri Special  
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Description

Type
Manga

Related Series
Matsuri Special SP (Spin-Off)

Associated Names
Cố lên Matsuri
まつりスペシャル
마츠리스페셜

Groups Scanlating
A Rose
ChireSakura
HRP Scans
Hatsuharupeace
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Latest Release(s)
v.4 c.Extra by Village Idiot over 9 years ago
v.4 c.20 (end) by Village Idiot over 9 years ago
v.4 c.19 by Village Idiot over 9 years ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
4 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
2 topics, 23 posts
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User Rating
Average: 7.9 / 10.0 (500 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.82 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 11th 2018, 6:34pm PST


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Author(s)

Artist(s)

Year
2007

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Jump SQ (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #497 increased(+220)
Monthly Pos #1563 increased(+4)
3 Month Pos #2472 increased(+256)
6 Month Pos #2869 increased(+473)
Year Pos #3543 decreased(-11)

List Stats
On 979 reading lists
On 635 wish lists
On 1252 completed lists
On 62 unfinished lists
On 290 custom lists

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Rushed ending  
by Divina=^.^=
November 5th, 2017, 11:15am
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
I am surprised there is no category listing for rushed ending/axed because this story felt like it was building background, history and depth, giving off a feeling that a lot more would be explored as it unfolded. The ending kind of takes you by surprise.... However the main storyline is resolved well and there are no cliffhangers so it should not be off-putting to anyone. I loved the genuinely strong heroine.
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I think it won in my books  
by Roaku
December 18th, 2014, 2:55am
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
It won because the girl from the beginning to the very end was actually strong.

She was super whiny and very selfish. But made great progress. Her main love interest...well I really didn't understand their infatuation with him (especially when the rival girl so adamantly pointed out his flaws only to at the end hint at her interest in him? After all that? Huh?)

I liked the rival girl. She was pretty awesome. She deserves a story. And damn, Arata was good guy awesome oozing out coolness really. He didn't mince words, was honest, never underhanded and very caring. Such a nice break from the typical "bad boys". And I'm super glad at the ending.

Thus. This story won in my books. Its not overly amazing, neither has it got a complicated or intricate plot or characters. It does have a preatty badass fighting girl who is able to physically do anything but has a personality flaw. It has an awesome side-kick and fan all in one.

I think for a simple and cute read. This has all it really needs to bring a smile to your face.
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Not funny, not enought wresling, just one whiny girl  
by Glad-kun
December 29th, 2013, 7:30pm
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
I expected so much more. Instead I got mediocre cliche shoujo without any charm.
It's not shounen. The art-style, characters and tropes are all from shoujo. It doesn't really matter if it was published in Jump. And all other manga from the author is shoujo.
And this is not a good shoujo. Almost all(if not all) characters are one-dimetional.
If you want better manga with same themes, read Yawara, which, sadly, is being translated very slowly.
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Dislike the love triangles  
by ShinyMew
November 19th, 2013, 10:00pm
Rating: N/A
I liked the main two characters; but the extra characters (other romance interests) did make me roll my eyes. They are humorous, and there's drama. I did like the overall story and the father.

I even had to go back and check if that was the end. I was suspecting more.
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I liked it  
by jackalan
August 6th, 2012, 6:24am
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
It's not a long manga. It's okay. It convinces me of the plot and the character development. There aren't too much drama. Somehow it's not that memorable but I guess it is the way it is.

I'm very contented reading it.
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Okay manga  
by bull3thole
April 30th, 2012, 6:32pm
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
The plot is like any other manga. There was some good comedy and that was it. I hated that the girl protagonist was a idiot. She didn't know that the male protagonist likes her and was quite dense. Though there isn't anything special with this manga it was good in a way.
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The refreshing plot that almost could....  
by blueseeker
January 25th, 2012, 4:51pm
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
Honestly with such an interesting and an un-overly used plot theme, it could have been great. The heroine is a total IDIOT though, and i'm not just talking about her being embarrassed about being a wrestler.....but WHY she's attracted to her schoolmate. It's not like has done anything anything nice for her, or even shown some deep sensitive side or something...it makes absolutely no sense at all, and the fact that it dragged on with it, just ruined what could have been a perfectly good story. Would have done better without any romance at all.
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satisfactory ending...  
by BimboSilly
April 22nd, 2011, 1:12am
Rating: N/A
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its sort of a no-brainer in who gets the girl...like Yoshihara Yuki- all dark haired dudes get the girl- except for one or two preliminary mangas of these mangakas...what I like is that the nice dude gets the girl- domyouji was no saint-maybe a rough kinda good guy but with lots of trouble- he did good. this arata was actually nice through and through and making a really good guy getting the girl is a nice change for a kamio youko manga
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Eh...  
by PrincessVera
June 6th, 2010, 1:24pm
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
This looks like it should be a shounen sports manga, but it's really just a shoujo manga with wrestling.

This series is so-so. In the first 2-3 chapters we have the love triangle set up with the handsome womanizing jerk, the simple-minded honest guy, and the plain and clueless girl. The girl has a secret identity: she's the wrestling ring's "Honey Princess." The guy she likes (yes, the womanizing jerk) doesn't like muscled girls, so she hides her identity from him. And then the simple-minded honest guy finds out her secret identity, and it turns out he loves pro-wrestling and he's her fan!

Very very minor spoiler:
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It's refreshing that the love rival isn't really a love rival, she doesn't do anything underhanded... well, not for the reasons you expect.
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Not shoujo  
by Goobersnotch
September 22nd, 2009, 2:00pm
Rating: N/A
I see a lot of comments, both positive and negative, claiming that this manga is a "shoujo". Actually, it's not, it's a shounen work running in Jump Square, a shounen publication. Of course, it's going to have a lot of female fans, but it is aimed at boys.
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