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Spicy Pink  
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Sakura is a hard working shoujo mangaka who has no time for relationships. She is forced to attend a goukon, where she meets a rude and patronizing doctor. Despite their differences they begin dating. Can she find love with this petulant man?


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v.2 c.12[end] by J-SiS over 9 years ago
v.2 c.11 by J-SiS over 9 years ago
v.2 c.10 by J-SiS over 9 years ago
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Status in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 7.7 / 10.0 (579 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.64 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 30th 2017, 6:35am PST



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Chorus (Shueisha)

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Weekly Pos #758 increased(+22)
Monthly Pos #1538 increased(+105)
3 Month Pos #2856 increased(+423)
6 Month Pos #3241 increased(+1088)
Year Pos #4896 increased(+804)

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This series condone adultery   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by moredrowsy
March 24th, 2016, 12:23am
The entire series is about cheating and adultery. MC girl or guy gets in situation that leads to possible adultery over and over again. There's constant misunderstanding and insecurity.

Not only that, the author makes rapey situations as harmless things to laugh about.

Worse, the ex-gf or ex-bf that dumped you and cheated on you, who did nothing to redeem themselves, gets forgiven and become GOOD guys in the end.

Overall, very shallow with very wrong messages about adultery and rapey situations. The worst shoujo series.

... Last updated on March 24th, 2016, 1:19am
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Nothing special   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by voices-
September 15th, 2010, 7:22am
I agree with Darknemo2000 .
After reading 2 volumes, I felt sort of 'empty'.. the story isn't really very interesting and I just read on to see if there's anything interesting but there's none.
It's lacking in the story plot and character's personality.

The art in the manga wasn't bad. In fact, it's nice. Pleasant to the eyes.
The only thing that's nice for this series .... - i guess.
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Pretty Cute!   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by yellowsunglasses
April 1st, 2010, 6:42am
I was very intrigued of the plot synopsis and read the whole story in one sitting. It's sweet, NOT clingy (which I really really like!), and quite believable too!
Although, the twist in the end sounds a bit too good to be true (a little bit TOO arranged?), I enjoyed the series very much!
The ending wasn't quite how I thought it would end, but I'm satisfied with what I got!
This is worth a read especially if you have nothing else to do :-)

... Last updated on April 1st, 2010, 11:05pm
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Mediocre to it's core   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by Darknemo2000
May 31st, 2009, 3:52am
Very plain couple - girl doesnt have much personality, nor does the guy - their relationship is dull and not even build up properly. Ending was even more horrible. The artwork is good, but that's basically it - one cliche after another, dull characters, boring relationship - this is a mediocre manga to it's core. It is not awful but it is not goo either. Just a mediocre manga, that you should read only if you have a time to waste.
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Rating: N/A
by ampersand
October 29th, 2008, 1:39pm
This manga was really good. It's quite refreshing to see a female lead who isn't immature or crying all the time (I don't think she even cried :s). The story also moved fast and captivated my attention. It was great to read about how a mangaka works, and about the stresses that come with that job. It makes you realize just how admirable mangakas really are. It was really nice to read about adults who had real lives and real careers. My only complaint is that there weren't that much "bonding moments" between the two characters (seeing as they're both busy), in that department I felt the romance was kinda lacking, but it does not deviate from the fact that this was an enjoyable read. smile
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by RaikaRai
September 5th, 2014, 2:05am
But i felt that it ended too FAST. It should and could have prolong a little bit longer, the beginning and middle portion were smooth sailing, but the ending was just a teensy bit disappointing. Nevertheless, I love her drawing, it's just how i like it ^-^, a fan of hers already.
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Soft Josei   
Rating: 7.9 / 10.0
by topboy
May 26th, 2009, 7:01am
I don't read much josei. However i feel this josei is so close to be shoujo.The story is so soft (all others seinen,josei i read up till now are all serious plot).It's just about 2 female mangakas normal life & love. I like this manga but i feel it's just too short,only 2 volumes, and the ending is come too soon.Maybe because this is story of mangaka so story is go deep in daily life of mangaka more than build/show relationship between main protagonist.

... Last updated on May 26th, 2009, 7:10am
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Realistic plot, lovable characters, great artwork but dissatsifying ending.   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by Stickerhappy
October 27th, 2008, 4:54pm
This is one of my favorite manga titles where my love for both the leads did not waver from the beginning until the end. The artwork is wonderful and though the plot may have its own twists and turns, it's considerable realistic. The characters in the story are all easy to come in terms with.

However, I find the ending rather abrupt. The ending didn't even give a proper conclusion whether the leads' relationship is due for a long term or not. Nevertheless, I find "Spicy Pink" really amusing.

I just wonder why it's named "Spicy Pink", though.
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Chapter 9 Frustration   
Rating: N/A
by star34
June 22nd, 2008, 9:49pm
Yeah, they cut the chapter at the wrong time, now I am going to be wondering what happened between those two. AHHHH.........
This manga is really addicting, I recommended to anyone who likes a little drama and comedy.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by satani
October 25th, 2007, 8:50am
cutest josei manga I've ever read, this is a must read manga ^^
I felt soooo happy after reading even only chap 1 biggrin
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