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Sakuya, the lead singer for the hard-rocking band Lucifer, is the unattainable object of desire for millions of hopeful women. Aine is the demure high school student who suddenly finds herself in the middle of a raucous rock'n'roll circus. Together they're writing the book of love one hit song at a time!


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快感・フレーズ N.Y.編 終わりなき神話
Điều nguyện ước
두근두근 프레이즈
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Sensual Phrase

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Dark Princess Scanlation
Raining Mangas
Shoujo Crusade

Latest Release(s)
c.Reincarnation by Tokyo Illusion over 6 years ago
c.2002 Special Chapter by Tokyo Illusion over 6 years ago
v.17 + Special c.Sidestory 2 (end) by Shoujo Crusade over 8 years ago
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Status in Country of Origin
18 Volumes (17 + Special Volume) (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 7.5 / 10.0 (562 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.45 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 17th 2016, 8:14am PST



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Sho-Comi (Shogakukan)

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English Publisher
Viz (18 Volumes - Complete)

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Weekly Pos #566 increased(+109)
Monthly Pos #978 increased(+221)
3 Month Pos #1469 increased(+62)
6 Month Pos #1684 increased(+44)
Year Pos #1723 increased(+41)

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kaikan phrase   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by libra_86930
October 26th, 2006, 1:03pm
hmmm, never read the manga but seen the anime.great stuff! although a bit old......
does it differ alot from the manga?
if so, I'd like to read the manga myself
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The word ROCK is the only thing I like about this manga   
Rating: 1.5 / 10.0
by tipz
June 20th, 2014, 9:11pm
I thought the rock star image was too flashy.. More pop band looking. There was no heart pounding love making scene.. Artistry not my favourite..
Starts off with her meeting the rock star pretty fast. Them falling for each other fast. And just the same annoying interference from others the whole time.. With them doing the same thing to each other as a solution. Just to end in such a predictable way.

... Last updated on June 22nd, 2014, 5:45am
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Decent enough   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by FMACodeBleachMan
July 14th, 2013, 10:13pm
I didn't know what to think when I read the summary. I found it odd to think that a girl would write sensual songs and be good at it. But due to this ability, she was found out by a band and became their lyricist and fell in love with the lead singer. So, something good did come from this odd ability. Though I did notice that even though she is the lyricist, she only wrote about two or three songs for the band in the story. Anyway, I really enjoyed the story and found the love between Aine and Sakuya endearing. I especially liked how protective Sakuya was about Aine. I like it when the boy is protective because it shows he really loves the girl. It also helps that Sakuya is good looking!
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Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by hyunwon88
May 18th, 2012, 12:25pm
I have to agree at the comment below. This manga is all about sex. Suprisingly this manga was popular with the young girls which is allarming. IMO I think this manga is created to fulfill girl's sexual fantasies or perversion. Anyway the plot is cliche and repetitive; girl gets bullied guy rescue girl, girl was hurt guy avenge girl. There is no progress with the character and as the story continues
it gets worst.

I recommend this manga to all shinjo mayu fan's who love weak female who gets rape by her partner and some villains.

All I can say to the next readers ; read this manga at your own risk.
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hmm... :/   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Kinky-Chan
October 31st, 2011, 7:01pm
Okay, so...I've just started to read this and I'm not sure what I should say. Maybe my opinion my change if I get to the end or something. The only character that I'm not satisified, right from the start, is Aine. I know all girls are weak and so on but that's not necessarily true either. At first, I thought that I can accept the fact that she's weak and not strong minded. But as I get into the middle of the story, I just realized that she's just running around in circles. She never change, even from the start. She's still having that "I must be a burden, so I need to give up!" and starts to run away. Although I think she braves up a little with the Ayako case. (I really feel like slapping Ayako, really!)

I hope she'll grow stronger, instead of just counting on Sakuya for protection or giving up Sakuya for the sake of protecting him in her own way or something. I mean, Sakuya will be hurt too!
Instead, I hope to see that she'll protect their love and not giving up!! *sighs* I better continue reading it. tsk tsk.
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Absolute horsesh**   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by alex3510
September 30th, 2011, 5:40pm
Wow, what drugs was I on to ever think this was good?
Someone please teach feminist studies in Japan, because the sexism in this was horrific.
Seriously, what was I thinking rating it well ??!

... Last updated on May 2nd, 2013, 2:33pm
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First smut manga   
Rating: N/A
by deblazes
April 21st, 2009, 5:31pm
Wow, this was the first smutty manga I ever read. The artwork is very beautiful. And even with the cliche storyline, its entertaining and a good read. I liked it.
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good for an old manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by mangotango
March 29th, 2008, 7:23pm
I usually don't read any mangas pre 2000 since the style of the 90s are to old fashion for me thus I dont like anything drawn before 2000, but this was an exception since it was by shinjo mayu. Her work is awsome down from storyline to drawing. Although I can not vouch for anything she drew before this one this is the only manga I like because of plot and not because of the drawing. Otherwise I'm in love with her other current works with better drawings. This one has a great plot very cute.
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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Cerulean
January 16th, 2007, 12:35am
i dont really care about the manga, but the anime ROCKS!!!!....check it out on youtube and i'm sure you'll love it!....less focus on relationships, but then, you just have to get tired of all those shoujo stuff after a while eh....the anime is more focus on the band, but the songs, the story, and everything else (including the art) is much much much livelier and better!!!! i love the anime biggrin !!!

ps: the manga is fine too, but i think that the story would've been much better without the overdose sex....2 much sex would lessen the meaning of it >_<

... Last updated on January 18th, 2007, 1:44am
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I don't even know where to start from   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by Omlil
June 13th, 2016, 12:09am
This manga was so bad. I mean so bad beyond words, I can't even describe how awful it is.
The plot is too much Drama-queen like. If you can even call this thing a plot.
They fell in love way too fast and then..... 18 volumes of BOREDOM and repeated scenes.
I hate Shinjo Mayu's habit of dragging her manga beyond the draggable.
I think that if it was shorter I wouldn't have rate it 1, maybe 4 or so.
The length in her works is only a disadvantage.
I liked better some of her shorter works, such as Haou Airen, Akumana Eros, Midnight Children was OK too and the Tokimeki Note series. Mid 90's and 2001-2002 were her best years in my opinion. Anything before or after is just vague...
Now she's trying her luck in Yaoi... that should be interesting. I hope she won't stretch it to 100 volumes as well XD

... Last updated on June 13th, 2016, 12:11am
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