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Kaichou wa Maid-sama!  
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Brilliant and overachieving, Misaki Ayuzawa is the President of the Student Council at Seika High School, formerly a boys' school. Unfortunately, most of the students are still male and stuck in their slovenly habits, so man-hating Misaki really socks it to 'em in an attempt to make the school presentable to attract more female students. But what will she do when the sexiest boy in school finds out that after school, Misaki works in a maid cafe.


Also included in this manga is a short story called Toumei na Sekai in volume one.


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Associated Names
Президент школьного совета горничная!
Староста - горничная!
رئيسة مجلس الطلاب نادلة
회장님은 메이드 사마!
Kaichō wa Maid-sama!
Kaichou wa Maid-sama
Khi Sếp Là Hầu Bàn
Maid Sama
Maid-sama!: Sua excelência, a garçonete.
President Is a Maid!
Służąca przewodnicząca
Toumei na Sekai

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Status in Country of Origin
18 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 8, Chap 35

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Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (2158 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.28 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 7th 2015, 8:10am PST



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LaLa (Hakusensha)
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English Publisher
Viz (2 Volumes - Ongoing)

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Kaichou wa maid-sama finished =.= 725 days, 3 hours, 29 minutes ago
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Anyone else think this series is smut... but without the smut? o.0 785 days, 20 hours, 35 minutes ago
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Good for shoujo starters and preteens.   
Rating: N/A
by Rabbitan
August 8th, 2015, 12:28am
When I was younger, probably my middle school days (I'm a college student now), I used to like this manga quite a lot. I recently finished it and least to say, my opinion as my young adult self differs a lot from my preteen.

Characters - overall, 6.5
Barely any of them had character development and honestly, I couldn't really find anyone super duper memorable or likeable. Even the side characters, most of them - well, were just there. A few had development, but they weren't even focused on and honestly, I felt like Misaki and Usui were the same since chapter 1 aside from Misaki kind of overgrowing her hatred of men.

Usui was dull and boring and literally the definition of Gary Sue - powerful, extremely smart, good at cooking, good at every instrument (probably), superhuman abilities, rich family, sad (?) past, and good-looking. What is there not to like? The fact that he literally has no flaws which by the way, characters should have in order to be an actually GOOD character imo.

I didn't find him likeable, but I guess him being perfect is part of the comedy, right?

I didn't understand the whole Hinata likes Misaki thing - why even bother writing him as a love rival when there literally is no opening for him because Usui's too OP anyways?

Backstories - overall, [b]5.5[b/]
Sort of dumb tbh, I was sort of hoping for Misaki's hatred or bad judgment of men to actually come from a really deep reason, but most of it was father left family and they had to shoulder his debt and it ended up with the mother pretty much lying about him (he went to go help his friend apparently) so their daughters won't worry which was bad because they ended up resenting him and hating him instead.

Sorry, but I felt like it should have been written better instead of something so silly, but then again, this is comedy.

Usui's background was really, really out of place and random and honestly, I felt like it added A LOT of unnecessary drama and literally no character development came out of it imo.

Art - overall, 8.0
Definitely one of the reasons I did like this manga was the adorable art and of course, the maid costumes. However, I did sort of prefer the old art over the newer style. Before, it seemed more neater and cleaner and the characters were all very pretty in a simple sort of way, but later on it becomes more standard shoujo with a bunch of heavy screentones and blushing everywhere.

Romance - overall, 5.5
So basically Misaki fell in love with Usui because unlike other boys, he was the definition of 'perfect' which goes great because it turns around her bad judgment of boys - he was always there to save her, he's suave, he's a stalker, and he's a perverse creep who pulled up her skirt to see what kind of panties she was wearing - of course, this is all justified because he's hot. LOL ok

I have to admit, they had some cute moments honestly, but it was all very cliche and didn't really make me go 'doki doki' sadly as I reread it. Though, I can understand why a lot of readers love this manga a lot and love the romance in it.

It's literally a strong-willed tsundere girl (apparently, I'm sure a lot of young readers can easily relate to Misaki) who gets together with a super perfect guy (attractive appearance and all) and face a lot of really random hardships together.

Ending - overall, 8.0
I liked the ending, I like how it ended with a ten years later version of what happens next to our favorite couple and I love that in shoujo. I love what happens to the relationship in a time skip preview and I think it means a lot of readers. I wish more shoujo manga did this tbh, (-cough- Hirunaka no Ryuusei-) you know, instead of we got together and overcame a lot of stuff - the end.

One thing I have to say though that while I loved the timeskip and all, I felt like the manga dragged on way too much and would have done better if it went like the anime route (Misaki and Usui implied ending basically).
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Loved it   
Rating: N/A
by Shuruku
December 12th, 2014, 9:56pm
One of my favorite series of all time. Usui Takumi is the awesomest male lead ever. Ayuzawa Misaki is a strong-willed girl, basically a tsundere in my opinion, and her actions can be predictable at times, but the nice romance in this series covers it all up.
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This will always be my Number One. <3   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by moonmystery
July 1st, 2014, 11:51pm
<3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 (i'm in love)

The main male character Usui Takumi is the love of my life. No matter how unrealistically perfect he is, I won't give up the hopes of one day snatching someone of his level. yes. I will snatch the person!

Anyways, I fell in love with the dynamic between usui and misa from chapter 1. They are both badass, determined, and independent. They have different lives, goals, and dreams. But they come together and work through their various obstacles together without abandoning their own personal dreams and aspirations. And this is what I believe to be a truly healthy relationship between lovers. I have so much respect for these two. They are the perfect tag-team, and complement each other by standing back to back, covering for one another's faults.

Unlike what the unfavorable comments say, the reason I liked this story was BECAUSE there WAS character development. Misa starts out as a stubborn and judgmental demon who hates ALL men, and is eventually tempered by Usui's natural calmness. Usui, on the other hand, becomes more passionate than before due to Misa's fiery nature, and finally has something worth fighting for. (being the sad genius that he was, life was pretty boring until Misa came along) Both of them reach a happy medium by the end, and find solace in one another. They changed themselves into better people!

Humor was also pretty nicely snugged into the series. I laughed so many times that I've lost count. And gosh, some moments of the series had ME blushing along with the characters. Ha ha.

The art is also gorgeously drawn, and Usui becomes hotter with every new release. (is that even possible?) The ONLY downside of this manga was the side characters. The side characters did not have a chance to develop as much as the main couple did. Still, a few of them changed a lot and the author never forgot about them! smile I just wish the manga ended earlier, because the last few chapters actually dragged the series down.

... Last updated on July 11th, 2014, 1:34am
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I dropped it   
Rating: N/A
by amelancholicangel
April 27th, 2014, 2:22am
I don't have any right to rate this manga since i did not finish reading it. It became boring for me the moment i reached the middle part of the story since it became a drag. But i did enjoy the story at the start. I also liked the way the manga was drawn.
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alright story   
Rating: N/A
by rajin90
March 23rd, 2014, 6:49am
really with many logical problems many romantic scenes.
this series is worth read but not made re-read : you can picck few dozens of pages which make you happy and rest is dragged too much.

enjoyable chapters at times : no character development all the time : wastage of characters
nosense everywhere still a HAPPY ENDING.
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Why does it have so many favourable reviews?   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by bakerygirl
March 20th, 2014, 9:26pm
After endeavouring to read Kaichou wa Maid-sama! the third time I am pleased to say that it is now on my complete list. It starts off well enough. The first 40 chapters or so were quite humorous and I had a blast while reading them. The latter half though... I have some serious complaints about it.

Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Misaki and Usui get together. After this their relationship becomes sooo boring. It's usui teasing her every single time, then Misaki blushes and calls him a perverted alien before giving in. Overused plot much?

Usui first transfers to Miyabigaoka and then to Britain. That's all well and fine. But for what reason? He wants to confront the "Walker" family. I didn't see any confrontation of any sort in the manga.

Igarashi Tora then offers to help Misaki to get to Britain because he wants Usui to inherit the Walker family line. He teaches her high society stuff life dancing, manners etc. They don't put any of this to use in the end because he plans to help Usui escape by making Misaki jump on the castle's rooftop in a maid uniform!! Where's the sense in this? He wanted Usui to inherit not escape! Their talk and actions were completely contradictory.

And is it necessary to have every single male character fall in love with Misaki?The part about Igarashi tora falling for her was nonsense. There was no proper development towards it.

The manner in which they talked in the latter half irritated me to death. I can't explain it, but people who have read many shoujo stuff should know. It's probably the scanlator's fault here. I am not very sure though.

By the time it ended I was so fed up that even the last chapter failed to make me smile with nostalgia.

There's absolutely no character development as well. The characters remain the same from the beginning to the end. Usui is still the cool, haunted by the past guy. Misaki remains temperamental and gets flustered easily. Yukimura is still the guy who is mistaken for a girl and a crybaby. It gets boring after a while.

I could keep complaining about this manga all day long. But in spite of all my complaining I give this a 6/10. I won't say I enjoyed it, but I didn't hate it as well. It's okay if you are into shoujo, I guess. Like Asani said before me, this would have been much more enjoyable if it had only been half as long. Suffice to say that I won't be re reading this.

... Last updated on March 20th, 2014, 9:40pm
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Double as long as it should have been.   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Asani
March 7th, 2014, 9:07am
In my opinion this manga was really really a favorite till midway when
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
they finally got together
after that the whole plot was filler filled, boring, overly sweet and overly complicated and i really disliked the ending.
Loving this series so much in the beginning does leave you even more disappointed, so maybe my rating is a bit harsh. Either way, I would recommend to read this manga only till the mentioned part and drop it after that.
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I do and I will always Love this   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by FlameKeeper
March 5th, 2014, 6:55am
Its a great manga. Light romance, different from usual. Its just great! I completed it but I still can't help but read it over and over again (specially the kisses ^_^ ) They are the best pair. This was the first manga read. When I started reading this, I realized I was addicted.Its a series Its strongly recommended!
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It so GOOD :)   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by sweetsandbitter019
February 10th, 2014, 8:01pm
Hihihi At first when i saw it was already completed I was like " I dont wanna read it because i dont want it to end" But as i finished it kinda disappointed because, it is such an amazing manga and its finished. But then again Im kinda happy for them and overall its so hilarious and very romantic, even if they don't do lovey dovey stuffs. Hahaha

I really love MISAKI and TAKUMI both, they're very strong willed and independent. Im actually rooting Igarashi Tora for Ayuzawa because he's so HOOOT!! <3. I don't know but I cant believe that its actually over and Its one of the best manga I have read. I can't get enought of reading it again and again. smile))) Highly Recommended
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Excellently done   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by ishitagupta
January 28th, 2014, 12:10pm
But I definitely wanted more heartpounding doki doki between you know who! It's a tale brilliantly told, if you've been following it since the inception, like me, you'll cry and laugh by the bucketloads. Especially with the way the last volume has been framed. I feel like the mangaka was given plenty of liberty to get the crazy Usui storyarc out of her system and she finally streamlined the entire story to a fitting end.

On another note, there's a recent thread I noticed on Mangafox "Is Usui a virgin".......O_o The responses are very interesting! That thread in itself is a highly recommended read hehe
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