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Penguin Kakumei  
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High school student Yukari Fujimaru knows a potential star when she sees one…because she sees the special "aura" they give off, in the form of angelic wings. Yukari's fellow student, the beautiful Ryoko Katsuragi, has a small pair of wings herself, and is one of these aspiring talents. She's so talented, in fact, that no one even knows that "she" is actually a boy in disguise. Now, to make her own down-to-earth dream come true, Yukari must help her new friend become a star.


Related Series
Yoroshiku Master (Side Story)

Associated Names
Революция Пингвинов
ثورة البطاريق
เมื่อเพนกวินฝันอยากเป็นดาว (Thai)
펭귄 혁명
Nấc Thang Ước Vọng
Pengin Kakumei
Penguin Revolution

Groups Scanlating
Alice Dreams
Cross Academy
Dragon Voice
Dragon Voice Project

Latest Release(s)
v.6 c.27-29 by Franky House & Alice Dreams over 9 years ago
c.24-26 by Franky House over 9 years ago
c.24-25 by memoryspectre over 10 years ago
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Status in Country of Origin
7 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter

User Reviews


User Rating
Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (1119 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.44 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 3rd 2017, 11:35am PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
LaLa (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
CMX (7 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
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Monthly Pos #803 increased(+133)
3 Month Pos #1051 decreased(-37)
6 Month Pos #1047 increased(+4)
Year Pos #1035 decreased(-83)

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This manga..   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Autumn_Niight
March 17th, 2011, 11:21am
Couldve been so much more! The ending honestly did it no justice.. and it 100% seems like the author had to rush through the last few chapters just to finish it. So many things left unexplained Dx! But it was a good read in the least i'd have to say. Buuut ,if your look for a lot of romancey manga, this isnt for you. There's only a little dab of it here & there.

... Last updated on March 17th, 2011, 11:22am
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by chaos7angel
March 1st, 2011, 6:34pm
It's an amazing manga but the only thing that kills you is
Spoiler (highlight to view)
the ending
but otherwise amazing read.
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It was alright, but..   
Rating: N/A
by Kaera_Nyu
December 19th, 2010, 1:55pm
I expected much of this and was really disappointed with the end.
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You see that Ryou and Aya fall in love with Fujimaru but she never actually stays with any of them nor does any of them confess to her NOR DOES SHE. It's really frustrating when stories end like this.
'Sides that, the manga isn't so bad at all, it has its ups and down, of course.
But if you're looking for great romance developing you've got the wrong manga indeed.
I'm as disappointed as in ''Penguin Brothers''...Silly penguins.

... Last updated on December 19th, 2010, 1:56pm
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love it   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sallyen
December 9th, 2010, 9:15pm
I agree, it's not very realistic, but I gave it a 10 anyways.

The ending was indeed rushed (so typical of this mangaka(?)) , but I thought the overall story was really good. It was an interesting plot with few, but very likable, characters.
The main reason why I like the story so much is because it gives me a warm fuzzy feeling. It's a very fluffy story. It's not too heavy, not tragic, not deep - just very light, simple and cute. Not too many characters which is good.
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Disappointing Ending   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by galacticon
August 27th, 2010, 12:50am
Before you read this, you should know... there is NO resolution to any of the potential relationships. The ending was sudden and half-baked; all of a sudden it's "10 years later" (where they all look exactly the same) and there's no real conclusion. Other than the ending it was good--not amazing, but very solid. The plot can be ridiculous (but still believable), the art is nice, and the characters are definitely likable. It's fluffy and sparkly and cute, but a light, airy shoujo was just what I wanted.

I'm kind of frustrated because the entire thing was absolutely adorable, but the mangaka really ruined it by just cutting the series off like that... if she just had 1 more volume to tie up the loose ends it would've been a lot better.

... Last updated on August 27th, 2010, 12:55am
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Rating: N/A
by cecixiao78
August 24th, 2010, 10:51pm
okay so this manga might not seem much for its cover and in the first chapter but as you read along you will get the idea. This manga is very interesting in the beginnning but if you wish for romance, it's not much. I mean like you would know who likes who eventually but its not really mainly that... There's like new stories that pop up and then some are no not ended and the main idea kinda changes.

The story was not entirely solid but if you just go with the flow and dunt be so demanding it can become addicting. I'm completely obssesed with Aya because he is so cool and HOT! Just enjoy it.

It gets confusing but noone such just criticize about there are good points, geez noone understand how rough it is for a manga author and artist for me i think this manga was a cute showbiz kinda manga totally loved it
Also the ending is something...
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wow..just WOW!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by czartchiee
August 20th, 2010, 2:29pm
throughout this series, i kept alternating between laughing, smiling ang going 'awwhh'! it was simply MAGNIFICENT!! man the characters were so cool. and Yukari is my favorite female lead so far, next to Kiri Koshiba from Beauty Pop.
The character growth was really amazing in this series. each of the characters' past just simply added to the awsomeness of this manga. I LOVED IT!
ahh man i wish it was longer! and that the ending was a little more...shoujo-shiny romantic and that
Spoiler (highlight to view)
they told you who yukari eventually ended up with. Because i really hope it was Ryou
. Penguin Revolution is a great, but kinda short, read for all manga-lovers! ^___^
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Cute and definitely recommended!   
Rating: N/A
by sandyatthebeach1
August 8th, 2010, 7:28pm
I really enjoyed this series. It's actually one of my favorites. The art is beautiful, in my opinion, and Yukari is cute, strong and smart. And, although there wasn't too much outright romance in it (a fact I really regret, since I would really want to see a relationship!), it did have it, and the story was really enjoyable to read. I liked all the characters, too. The crossdressing didn't seem to fit in perfectly, but it certainly made it more interesting. The ending was a bit abrupt, and you don't really get to see the developments in character that you would normally want, but I still loved the series. It's not as if the mangaka like, randomly killed off a bunch of characters, so it's not as if it was a bad ending. I really just wish for more, though!
So, in conclusion, I really, really, really liked this series. I had to think a bit for the negative, but if it was just the level of my enjoyment while reading the series, I would've given it a 10!
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Good (^_^)   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by angeltheya_12
August 5th, 2010, 6:29am
I love this manga so much and it's one of my favourites...
I even wanted it to have more chapters BUT the ending was rushed (i think)
BUT again for me it has a great story plot, bishie (especially the guy with black hair) , and it's worth a read. I think i'll rate it 9.5/10 (^_^)
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Good but not great   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by enaikelt
May 16th, 2010, 5:00pm
It was entertaining, but the scenes were rather detached from one another. THere wasn't a big overarching plot; it seemed almost episodic, but each episode was on a larger and larger scale. It started off really good, but fell apart a lot toward the end, and I was a bit disappointed. I would have preferred a more character based growth, with more development with the romance and Ryu's personal wing-growing, rather than having him just sort of jump from useless to superstar. Toward the end, it seemed that Yuko Ota became more of the main character.

... Last updated on May 16th, 2010, 5:03pm
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