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Jae is a Korean student who came to Europe to study art. Things aren't going her way, but she's determined to make it. One night, her friend Melissa brings a drunk guy to her apartment and asks if he can stay there for the night. Jae doesn't like it, but agrees. That night she has a dream that the drunk guy drinks her blood... which, of course, turns out NOT to be a dream.
Jae is surprisingly unafraid of the vampire, Michael, and starts to paint his portrait. The two strike an unusual deal: if Jae allows the vampire to feed on her, he will pose for her. His beauty and alluring preternatural energy could be exactly what Jae needs to finally succeed as a painter.

Contains the side story: Scissors


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c.Scissors by Cat Chan Scans over 11 years ago
v.3-7(end) by Cat Chan Scans over 11 years ago
v.1-2 by Cat Chan Scans over 11 years ago
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7 Volumes (Complete)

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Average: 7.6 / 10.0 (423 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.53 / 10.0
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March 21st 2018, 10:46pm PST



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TokyoPop (7 Volumes - Complete)

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Year Pos #4231 increased(+104)

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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Bebe~
May 17th, 2013, 2:36pm
I'm really biased when it comes to Lee So Young's art... My first favorite manga/manhwa from her was Arcana..and I drew me to Model. I swear that I read this whole manga/manhwa and completed it..but I guess I never wrote a review so I forgot it.

The story...wasn't the greatest..the transaction scenes were really confusing sometimes. The plot itself was sort of interesting. So many circles, I felt like I was being pushed back and forth. It was also complicated and it got annoying towards the end but I'm glad it was a happy ending..very glad ^_^
The art was great but the proportions really annoyed me LOL.

... Last updated on May 17th, 2013, 2:37pm
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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by angeltheya_12
April 6th, 2010, 1:56pm
I love this manga so much!
Because of :
>>Different plot
>> mind twist
>>not your typical shojou romance
>>nice arts
>> it gives a different vibe
>> too good!<<
i reccomend this manhwa to people who likes goth visual kei vampire-human romance and new things
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Weird artwork!   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by LUEser
October 15th, 2009, 9:33am
There were a lot of things I didn't like about this manga. For example, Micheal looked like a woman. I'm pretty sure Michael was supposed to be portrayed as a very beautiful male vampire, but I guess that didn't work out so good; he ended looking like your typical pretty woman. Jae looked good though; kind of like a tomboy but still maintain her chick physiques.

I didn't like how this was supposed to be a deal between Michael and Jae; trading her blood in exchange for him to model for her and it ended going to his past. And it sucks that she fell in love with a female-looking vampire instead of Michael's son, the male who ACTUALLY looks like a male. The characters look kind of floppy, like their limbs have no bones or something and they move their legs around by flopping them. But overall, I think Michael's past does make sense (not the best past). I admire Michael's son's courage for trying to convince Jae to fall in love with him instead but fails. That's about the only part I liked.
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a definite favourite.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by geostigma
April 12th, 2009, 5:23pm
i frickin' love Lee So Young.

as quoted from KittyTeea....
"To be honest I don't even understand why this manga was labeled as shoujo."

'it's labelled as shoujo??' is what i first thought and scrolled up to see with my own eyes. but i agree, i dont' understnad why it's labelled shoujo at's more like...josei? anyway, definite read. you miss out if you dont read this, man. i know not everyone likes the artwork..(i love effeminate boys.) but the story is interesting - though hard to keep up with at some points.. so be prepared.
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i agree with luzzz   
Rating: 8.9 / 10.0
by destati
November 5th, 2008, 7:40pm
"The development of the relationship between Jae and Michael is lovely to watch. I am more than willing to overlook some of the "plotholes" of the story because no romance/mystery manga has captivated me so much."

I agree. The relationship of Jae and Michael was indeed captivating. I'm not very big on vampire romances but this one was layed out in such an effective way that you care about them. I would love to read from this author again.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by blueseeker
January 30th, 2008, 5:13pm
So far the best vampire manga i have read thus far. Every volume bringing more things to life, yet making you fear reaching the end. At first i was not sure about the art but is quite good and the first two volumes are quite funny at times. I could not help but want more at the end, great ending too which just made it even better.
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Loved it =)   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by tsukia
July 20th, 2007, 10:11pm
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This manhwa is great!! I loved it, the artwork is amazing and the story is really poetic. It's like listening to a song, trying to figure out its pieces. The story has a meaning and it's well developed, without dragging itself. Talking about the ending, it's actually happy, which made me surprised and greatly satisfied.
I recommend it to everyone that took interest enough to read what I'm writing. You wont regret it. ^^
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Rating: N/A
by jedinat
March 3rd, 2007, 1:18pm
I love vampire stories, but this manhwa is just crappy. It doesn't flow well and the characters/story are boring. I actually bought some of the volumes after reading the prelude (which made it look interesting) ..felt sick about the purchase after reading more of it. It's all angst with no development.
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Great artwork, great start...   
Rating: N/A
by VampireBanana
March 22nd, 2008, 9:46pm
Great artwork, great start. Only problem was that the abrupt introduction of the other characters(other than the main cast) in the later volumes sort of caused many issues with the plotline: continuity, characterisation, etc. It makes me feel as though they'd decided to make the series longer.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by rukiagiugiu
March 3rd, 2007, 7:38am
I loved this manhwa for two, very important, reasons:
1. i simply adore anything at all that is related to vampires
2. it's a unique and touching love story
I've heard many people being a bit restrained while reffering to this work, some found it weird, others saw it as a mushy romance...Actually i find myself contradicting both categories, since this manhwa has so much more to it than romance and is nothing close to a cliche love story, where a person can predict almost all the steps. I leave it to you to find out what i'm talking about...It's definitely worth the time! Wonderful work...

... Last updated on March 3rd, 2007, 7:46am
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