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Love Com   
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Related Series
Love Com Two (Sequel)

Associated Names
Love Com - Đôi Đũa Lệch
Lovely Complex
Lovely Complex Plus
Rắc rối đáng yêu
الحُب المُعقد

Groups Scanlating
Eternal Blue
Sannin Manga
Eternal Blue

Latest Release(s)
v.17 c.4 (end) by Ochibichan over 13 years ago
v.16 c.62 by Ochibichan over 13 years ago
v.16 c.61 by Ochibichan over 13 years ago
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in Country of Origin
17 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 12, Chap 47 (Jumps to an abridged Vol 16, Chap 62) Chap 1-9, 33-34, 36, 41 are abridged/skipped

User Reviews
Lovely Complex by tsubasa22


User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (1648 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.66 / 10.0

Last Updated
January 20th 2023, 9:30pm



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Bessatsu Margaret (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Viz (17 Volumes - Complete)

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Monthly Pos #1131 increased(+189)
3 Month Pos #1829 decreased(-20)
6 Month Pos #1960 decreased(-82)
Year Pos #1937 decreased(-418)

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by inhaleblake
March 11th, 2022, 4:49am
Rating: N/A
kinda cute, mostly because of the height difference

kinda enemies? to lovers trope
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Don't bother with my comment, just personal opinion 🤠...  
by Surya sai
May 5th, 2021, 12:10pm
Rating: 6.0  / 10.0
Wtf with this lovecomedy felt like shit for me 😬...but pretty funny here and there and that's all, love track is not intriguing at all(for me).

... Last updated on May 5th, 2021, 12:13pm
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A bit frustrating  
March 31st, 2021, 10:25pm
Rating: 7.8  / 10.0
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
In the romance area it's a bit frustrating. It becomes like this that you start to enjoy the side character couples more.
It's because the female has to work so hard to win the heart of the guy she likes. Other than that the story was pretty okay.
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Not Good Match...  
by Terwa
October 6th, 2020, 12:48pm
Rating: N/A
the girl deserve a better man,she was the best
the man was a shallow jerk
i would have rated it 10 ,if the girl end up with another better man,and the main guy left in his frustrating for losing her
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by rockerpunk
January 13th, 2016, 3:45pm
Rating: 9.0  / 10.0
First read it when I was burning through a bunch of manga desperate to find a good ending so it had a 7. Rereading it now and its so funny it makes up for the slow romance...solid 9
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Feels like I am the only one complaning..  
by FlameKeeper
December 31st, 2015, 12:47pm
Rating: 7.0  / 10.0
Don't get me wrong. This is a very funny manga and I have no complains regarding any character... Except maybe a few?

First off, let me tell you that I've been reading a lot of oneshots lately. Maybe that's why a long series tires me out sometimes? Whatever be the reason, I must admit that a few things in Love com disappointed me. Actually, I'm not a very big fan of shoujo where the girl falls in love first. I still read them though, because sometimes they turn out good.

Love Com, however, didn't.
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When Haruka appeared and Otani acted jealous, I was hoping that the two main leads will realize their feelings soon enough and end up together. But man, was I ever so wrong? Risa realized it first and gave her best to confess to Otani but he turned her down. I was fine with it, thinking maybe he'll realize it soon. BUT NO! He kept being mean to Risa and pointing out how he doesn't see her as a girl. It took him two volumes to admit that he likes her. I know it was meant to be funny, and sometimes I laughed as well, but to be honest it felt very sad. Moreover, after realizing her feelings for Otani, Risa started to cry a lot, which I didn't like. I pictured her as a tall and cool girl yet my hopes were shattered. Honestly speaking, I don't dislike Otani. But it's just that he was extremely childish and mean sometimes and I couldn't help but feel sympathetic towards Risa. It's as if all he ever thought about was himself. Though later on, he did become more mature and nice. But his act when Risa confessed was horrible.

Of course he is short and he feels awkward dating a tall girl, but I think the situation for Risa is equivalent. Besides, a girl being called 'giantess' by the guy she likes and continuously being told that she is a nuisance and that he would never date her is heartbreaking enough. Even though the dialogues were said in a comical way, Idk why Risa seemed sad. Of course she would be.

I know this manga aimed to make us laugh, and it surely succeeded, but it's not one of my preferred types. If you are looking for a manga where the couple are always bickering and turn the most serious situations into funny ones, you are at the right place. Since most of the comments are positive, I think the manga is fulfilling for a lot of readers. I honestly feel happy at how some of the situations were portrayed perfectly. But it's just me thinking that I'm probably not going to reread this manga anytime soon.

Maybe I'll properly review it again sometime. But that's all for now..
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Pretty good :D  
by Piyochan
August 11th, 2015, 2:51pm
Rating: N/A
The focus on comedy was great! And it was nice that their love was based on the fact that they get along well and have fun together.

I did get a bit annoyed though because of how stupid they acted sometimes ;; But other than that, the characters were very lovable. I liked all the main pairings: Risa x Otani, Suzuki x Chiharu, and Nobu x Nakao.

The friendship moments were very cute also! ♡
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recommend it  
by kagayaki_kaya
May 9th, 2015, 12:46pm
Rating: 9.0  / 10.0
i have watched the anime and the movie too.
The story is funny.
Actually risa is a common girl which hope that she can get love she wants.
But otani is a hopeless boy that have no idea about risa's feeling.

uhm,, i love volume 17 very much!!!!
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happy go lucky romance  
by reivatin
February 24th, 2015, 12:16pm
Rating: 8.0  / 10.0
no major threat on their relation, no real NTR here
just a swift straight romance
it's funny most of the part

moreover, it's complete series
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An adorable, hilarious, shoujo comedy, though it does have some flaws.  
by bevelynn
January 25th, 2015, 8:34pm
Rating: 8.5  / 10.0
The premise: Risa, a first-year in high school who finds herself romantically entangled with Otani, her friend.

The dilemma: Risa is 5'7". Otani is 5'1".

The result: A light-hearted, humorous romance manga that has great character development and a unique plot. It does a decent job of defying common shoujo stereotypes.

This manga is not a deeply profound, life-altering discourse on romance and friendship. It's great for some laughs, and I fell in love with Risa's persona. Unlike many other shoujo mangas, LoveCom has likeable characters. Risa isn't afflicted by that shoujo stupidity and romantic desperation that plagues many protagonists; Otani is not your stock supposedly-perfect-but-gets-weak-when-it-comes-to-love romantic interest. The characterizations are consistent, and both of them are supported by a funny and enjoyable cast of side characters.

Some flaws with the series: some of the arcs and dialogue feel a bit fabricated. The grandpa arc is one that I particularly dislike, and the events surrounding Mighty had me mentally screeching, "But this would never HAPPEN. And if it did, it would be CREEPY." Dialogue felt unnatural at times also-- I could definitely perceive that Umibozu was used as a common interest between Risa and Otani, and it felt quite strained at times. Their giant/dwarf act did grow tiresome as the manga progressed. But these complaints are not serious ones-- there's nothing offensive to either the readers' intelligence or the audience's sensitivity here. Just genuine, cutesy romance.

Overall, LoveCom is a series I'll definitely reread for the comedy. The characters are lovable, the romance is "d'awww"-worthy, and the plot puts an unusual spin on the archetypal shoujo norms. If you're a shoujo fan like me, I highly recommend checking this out.
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