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Sarashi Asobi  
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Description
From Karma Falls Scanslations:

Shinigami Ai is bored with his job and to seek enjoyment he has an interest in high-school girl Ren who only has days left to live. She is the student council president at her school and really a good-hearted girl, but she is feared by the whole school because of her harsh way of speaking. Ai possesses her body and exposes her kind, true nature and so enjoys his "Sarashi Asobi (Exposing Game)". But gradually he is starting to feel an interest in being with Ren...

Includes the one-shot "Lunch".

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
さらしあそび
晒し遊び
ยมทูตน่ากลัวกับยัยตัวน่ารัก
Exposing Game
Lunch

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.Omake by Fallen Syndicate (857d ago)
v.2 c.7 by Fallen Syndicate (889d ago)
v.2 c.6 by Spica Scans (924d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (351 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.54 / 10.0
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Last Updated
January 12th 2014, 7:44pm PST

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Year
2008

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Serialized In (magazine)
The Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)
No

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #677 increased(+227)
Monthly Pos #1379 increased(+50)
3 Month Pos #1518 decreased(-214)
6 Month Pos #1346 increased(+39)

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On 444 reading lists
On 468 wish lists
On 885 completed lists
On 27 unfinished lists
On 211 custom lists

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Enjoyable   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by bakerygirl
February 5th, 2014, 9:58am
The first chapter failed to capture my attention and felt sort of disjointed. However once I got used to the mangaka's style of narration, I started enjoying this a lot. Interesting premise, nice characters(I especially loved Ai), shinigami point of view - what's not to like? It would have been more enjoyable if it had been longer. I would have loved to see the characters develop more.
I loved the one shot as well. It was tragic yet satisfying somehow. I can't explain it. The way the mangaka portrayed their feelings was just..perfect. Definitely worth the time.
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errr..female quite clumsy   
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by wrensei
June 19th, 2013, 9:39pm
Well, she's tough but she somehow an "accident prone" type of character.
Whenever she went to help others, she always get herself into trouble which kinda annoys me,
however the story was good.
Moreover, that reaper said struck me.
"He choose to rot.."
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Lacking   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by YukikoKudo
January 20th, 2013, 10:37am
It was cute... but the characters lacked depth and development. Art was nice though.
Might just be me moving away from shoujo's and the fact that I didn't care for the main characters (That said, I liked the other grim reaper)...
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SWEET.   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by rurihime
November 9th, 2012, 1:50am
I'm actually not into something like 'the grim reaper falling in love with the person he's supposed to take the life away' but when I read the good comments I thought, give it a try since it's only 8 chapters and wow! I actually loved it. Not too cliche, and really sweet. A must read! smile
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soo good..   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by Di27
September 12th, 2012, 6:27am
i have to admit i read it coz the art was promising.. but it ended so well i love the little twists and turns near the end.. also that extra oneshot (0.5 Lunch) was to die for it was so good too, but sad..
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The best "supernatural" shoujo   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by korinacaffeine
August 10th, 2012, 9:36am
Probably one of if not THE best short shoujo stories out there. The art style is fun and refreshing, the characters are well-defined and interesting, and the supernatural element is played up just enough to remind you that it exists without being totally front and center. The romance is well-paced despite the length. Motives for the romance are excellent and believable. The romance between Ai and Ren focuses almost 100% on character interaction--meaning that physical looks play almost no part in their getting together. The characters all change each other and effect each other's lives, and every emotion feels very real.

I also like that this is all told from Ai's perspective.

Really don't have any complaints. Tobina Touya is my favorite mangaka and I believe this is her best work.
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i enjoyed it even though it's not smut (hoho)   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by leilockheart
August 2nd, 2012, 2:07pm
there weren't really tear jerking romantic scenes, but the way they showed they care and love for each other were enough for me. i mean, the love was conveyed properly by their acts without too much force hugging or kissing like what smuts have.
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not my cup of tea.   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by dreamit.
May 13th, 2012, 1:20am
For some reason I wasn't really into it. The plot is great and definitely unique but I just didn't think it was that great! The romance is cute and all but it just felt like something was missing for me..
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Very Sweet   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by ChildofSecrets
April 15th, 2012, 1:18pm
It was short but it was great. I think I'm just a sucker for love stories where the main character is bashful tsundere and the guy is playful trickster. The romance between the main characters just made me blush it was so adorable. And I liked the art even more than I expected to. It's a bit different and dark but I started to like that about it, not that I didn't like it to begin with. The story itself isn't anything mind blowing plot-wise, it's pretty simple, but in a good way (especially because its focus was romance) and the whole grim reaper + human romance (basically unorthodox love) didn't feel cliche to me at all because the male lead felt surprisingly human most of the time. I was pleased with the ending even though it was a little unexplained (at least fully), but that didn't matter much.

Sad that it's over. Wish I could read more similar stories.

... Last updated on April 17th, 2012, 5:14pm
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Great!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sandyatthebeach1
March 10th, 2012, 2:15pm
You know how there are those stories and manga that just capture your attention? There are also those ones that, no matter how hard you try, you really just can't get into.
This one's the type that just grab you. It's an interesting premise, and the characters are really very lovable. Ren is strong and admirable, and I really liked the rest of the characters, too! It's sort of a refreshing, airy, interesting and sweet manga. It's not like... (prepare for weird dessert analogy) really heavy cake with lots of frosting; it's more like sorbet after a hot summer's day. It's not too focused on comedy, it's not too depressing or emotional. It just has a very good feel to it. Even the art is sort of whimsical and elegant.
Anyway, what I'm getting at is... read this! It's really a nice manga. biggrin

... Last updated on March 10th, 2012, 3:29pm
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