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From Esthétique:

Ding Jiayu dreams of being a photographer. Her idol is none other than Yung Jo. When Yung Jo's photography company holds an audition to find a new photographer, Jiayu decides to take a chance. The thing is, Yung Jo's company doesn't hire women, so Jiayu has no choice but to dress up as a man and enter. Yung Jo takes great interest in Jiayu's talent and makes her his apprentice. It may seem like a dream to work with your idol, but for Jiayu, it's nothing of the sort. She takes a beating from Yung Jo everyday, and since all the crew members think she is a guy...


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Naive (RYAN)
Thiên Thần Bé Bỏng

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v.15 c.80 (end) by KatScans over 6 years ago
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15 Volumes (Complete)

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Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (430 votes)
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Really true   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by blueseeker
April 14th, 2008, 9:38pm
I finally understand when people say that mangas are different from manhwas because this was such a good example. Here we have a great story because there is no denying the plotline could not be better. The artwork is really good too....i mean talk about bishies but most importantly the characters are portrayed in such a way that you can understand, to a certain extend relate and like each and everyone of them including the bad guys. I love how their relationship develops and grows, i know sometimes is typical in shoujos but good none the less. I often critique when heroines act a bit too childish, like a klutz or cry very often, but in this case i was glad because it showed her growing as a person and when it happened it sort of seemed necessary....i also adored the ending, so sweet although am greedy so i wanted more but quite realistic.
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Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by Autumn_Niight
July 22nd, 2011, 9:30pm
Lovely Manga, i freaking adored it. i was pretty skeptical at first (the cover of a manga is what usually draws me in) but don't let it fool you, that art grows on you & gets better, & it turns out to be a beautiful story~. I definitely recommend it<3!

... Last updated on July 22nd, 2011, 9:31pm
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Smile :)   
Rating: 7.8 / 10.0
by LaughingMushroomXD
January 7th, 2012, 12:42am
If you're planning on reading ingenuo because of the genderbender thing, don't. That thing only lasted for, what? one chapter? The plot was okay nonetheless. It started out as quite interesting. However, as the story progress, at some point, you'd want to stop reading because Yung Jo is the such a jerk! I mean seriously! But don't let that fool you. Everything's going to be fine at the end. Yung Jo undergoes a major character development wink The art was really bad (sorry!) but you'll get used to it.

This manhua probably won't be liked by everyone but as for me, i found it okay (not that great but worth reading). It leaves an impression after you finish reading it. So remember, if you're going to read this, no matter how bad the story gets, stick with it 'til the end! I promise it gets better biggrin

... Last updated on January 8th, 2012, 12:14am
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interesting at first   
Rating: N/A
by phanzanu
July 4th, 2010, 2:31am
But you see, at volume one, you immediately get dragged into the story without much preamble at all. Then there's this suckiness at continuity. Like, things just suddenly happen without any reason at all and without much introduction. All that's left is something like "this is what happened. you just have to accept it and read it." Yung Jo has too much mood swings that it doesn't even make sense. Jiayin is too idiotic at times (even though I really admire her for her passion), like she just has to do it just for the sake of making something happen.

The characters (old and new ones) just come and go as they please. The scenery/location just changes *poof* and you're left with this "what?" feeling.

So basically, the storytelling sucks, and the characters just get dragged around making stupid choices just to get it going.

When I started reading this, I had so-so expectations. When I read a few volumes, those expectations dropped a bit and I was just expecting a light, interesting read. After around 10 volumes, I couldn't take it anymore. As much as I'm interested in what's gonna happen, the manhua's not making it easy for me to read through it to satisfy said interest.

Summary: I don't recommend wasting your bandwidth, disk space, and time just to read this. Go find something else. Something better.
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read it guys!!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by pennylanechic
September 4th, 2007, 2:54am

... Last updated on February 27th, 2008, 2:42am
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It could have been better.   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Eitoku
May 6th, 2013, 1:44am
What a good manhua to kill time. I quite enjoyed it although I have to admit that the never-ending drama between the two main characters pissed me off so much that I ended up skipping to a lot of chapters.

Jiayu is a very likeable heroine -- cute, hardworking, ambitious, cheerful, understanding and highly energetic. She's probably one of the biggest redeeming traits on this manhua. The only thing I don't like is how the author keeps on putting her on sticky/dangerous situations all the freaking time. Like geez, I can't count how many times she gets minor accidents, gets lost, slips down, falls out of a high place and then Yung Jo or any other guy will hurry rescue her and not leave her unattended (I mean, when will she ever learn? Is she little kid or what? ughughugh). That aside, it's awesome how reasonable she is when it comes to love and relationships. I really like how she handled her budding romance with Yung Jo and the way she rejected Aiwen (but still managed to maintain her friendship with him).

And then there's Yung Jo. For a mature but messed up guy like him who has so many issues, I expect some big character development from him (since our little heroine is very capable in changing him) but that change in him wasn't a huge leap. He remains cold, distant, abusive and seems to have a bunch of creepy girls from his past that keeps on haunting him (especially the Kate arc which I find really uneccessary and inconsistent with the storyline). I do love the fact that he's very aggressive and honest when it comes to expressing his feelings for Jiayu. Really, I've read a bunch of older male/younger girl combinations in manga where the guy has to act the respectful I-won't-touch-her-cause-she's-too-young-for-me cliche which really annoyed me. Yung Jo is the first hero who didn't follow that trend for me.

So overall, it's still quite a refreshing read. It made me see photography in a new light and the places/sceneries that were referenced here are brilliant.

... Last updated on December 25th, 2013, 7:52am
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There was major room for potential   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by khanaami
November 25th, 2013, 2:25am
I honestly do not know what to say for this review. To summarize this manga in one word I would say it is MESSY. It is funny because I was hooked by the first volume, however, the series did not live up to its original design which is why I'm giving this a low score. I was hoping this manga would be more about Jiayu fulfilling her dream as a professional photographer and surpassing Jo like she originally wanted to in the start . However that never happened, making this a huge disappointment. In fact, the manga took unexpected wide turns every now and then. Just like the artwork, the story constantly shifted in certain volumes, and I had a hard time being engaged to the story for this reason. Characters were introduced, but never fulfilled anything of proper significance. Majority of the characters lacked development or any sort of characterization that was interesting. I found them, however, very annoying and boring. Especially that Aiwen guy and Jiayu. Jo was far more interesting even though he sucked major time. Despite his flaws, he had some elements of mystery, only because he had some sort of background to himself. Anyways, the mangaka should of condensed things to three volumes instead of dragging it out with unnecessary drama, that way, the series would be more enjoyable and entertaining, rather than a tiresome read. That said it is still readable if you are incredibly bored.

... Last updated on November 25th, 2013, 2:31am
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I want mo!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Krimson
November 15th, 2011, 9:43pm
Good one this one. biggrin They should probably add the tags of possessive lover and jealous lover but all in all, a good read. If you know anymo manga like this one with sucha hot lead, plz lemme know. I'm dyin to read mo!!!
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Jenny
January 27th, 2009, 1:51pm
First I was hesitant to start reading this series, seeing the comments on it and all, but I did eventually and my reaction was like WOW! I mean seriously, the plot is awesome, you just can feel the mangaka knows his/her stuff. I even learned a few photography techniques from it XD !!!
The art isnít bad at all, and you can clearly see how its gets even better.
The characters are interesting and funny, but also have their woes. They're so, well, not boring! The balance is just great! And right now I am really in major suspense about what will happen next, I am in matter of fact so excited that I started reading it all over again!
I think itís a plot that'll keep surprising the reader. So I definitely recommend it to everyone!
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Great until the end   
Rating: N/A
by enaikelt
May 2nd, 2010, 10:11pm
I was thoroughly enjoying this story until around volume 12 or 13. I'm not sure how can Yung Jo claim to love Jiayu while simultaneously being such a total jerk. In addition, for being such a playboy, he's really awful at handling women. The chemistry between them was incredible before, but now it's really sort of deteriorated into romantic-tension-squabbles-without-romance. I'm kinda disappointed. sad

That said, the art was pretty, the research good, and it held my attention for a whole day, which is pretty awesome. So I gave it an 8. =D
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