Billion Girl

Name: Billion Girl
Mangaka: Sakai, Miwa

Volumes: 10 (Complete)
Licensed: Not Licensed
Scanlations: V.10 Ch.36 (Complete)
Scanlator: Shoujo Magic, X-Vampire Knight, Operation Boredom, and Willful Muse
Type: Manga
Genre: Romance/Fairytale/Drama/Rich Guy Poor Girl
Age Group: Teen

Summary: Kanoko’s is a very vanilla girl who works in her families confectionery shop. When the shop goes 1 billion dollars into debt, Kanoko’s father promises a homeless man one of his daughters to get rid of the debt. With Kanoko’s two older sisters completely unwilling Kanoko offers herself to save her family from debt. Turns out the homeless man was actually a rich aristocrat! It’s a real life Cinderella story.

Graphics Rating: 2/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

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Honey Hunt

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Name: Honey Hunt
Manga-ka: Aihara, Miki

Licensed: Licensed By Viz
Volumes: 6 (Discontinued – Hiatus)
Type: Manga
Genre: Romance/Drama/Harem/Film Industry
Age Group: Teen

Summary: Timid Yura has a sad life. Her mother is a huge actress and her father is a famous violinist, so life must be amazing, right? Wrong. Yura is bullied by her mother whose never home and her father is in America. The breaking point is when Yura comes home to find out that not only are her parents getting a divorce; but her mother is having an affair the boy next door. Who just so happens to be Yura’s childhood friend and major crush. Determined to destroy her mother Yura decides to leave home and become an actress. Too bad she’s so shy and awkward. Love interests include her manager, a musician, and the musicians cute twin who will act beside Yura in a drama. Can it get any better?

Graphics Rating: 5/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

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The One

Name: The One
Mangaka: Nicky Lee

Volumes: 18 (Complete)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.18 Ch.110
Scanlator: Mellylemon
Type: Manwha
Genre: Romance/Drama/Fashion
Age Group: Teen

Summary: Cane Lele is determined to avoid being a model like her deceased parents, until she falls head over heals for an American model named Angus. Lele finally signs a contract with her aunt who owns a popular modeling agency. Lele faces the many struggles of a rough industry, and also finds love on the way?

Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

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Arisa

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Name: Arisa
Mangaka: Andou Natsumi

Volumes: 12 (Complete)
Licensed: Kodansha
Type: Manga
Genre: Detective/Mystery/School Life/Drama
Age Group: Teen

Summary: A pair of twins are separated when their parents are. Three years later the two meet again, but have become very different people. The main character Tsubasa is a rough housing girl who longs to be like her younger sister Arisa who she communicates with through letters. Through Tsubasa’s eyes Arisa is perfect, with tons of friend and a cute boyfriend, but it turns out she has secrets. After an incident Tsubasa is determined to find out her sisters secret by attending Arisa’s school as her.

Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 4/5

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