Maid in Honey Shoujo Manga

Maid in Honey

Name: Maid in Honey
MangakaYoshino Mari

Volumes: 6 (Complete)
Licensed: Kodansha (6 Volumes: Digital – Complete)
Type: Manga
Genre: Comedy
Age Group: Teen

Summary:  
Nanase-san, a high school student, is studying at a famous private school. Unlike all the wealthy students she knows, her family situation is far from easy, as she lives alone in a dilapidated home with her little twin sisters, fights and small jobs supporting the house. The opposite of the high school star, a well-known actor who leads an easy and uncomplicated life … But appearances deceive? Are you hiding anything behind that facade? And what consequences will an impromptu meeting have in a delicate situation for each of them?
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Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

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Love Phantom Shoujo Manga

Love Phantom

Name: Love Phantom
MangakaMitsuki Kako

Volumes: 11 (Ongoing)
Scanlations: V.01 Ch.05 (Jan 2020)
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama/Josei
Age Group: Older Teen

Summary:  
Momoko is just a normal waitress who works at a cafe, but suddenly a fateful romance appears right in front of her….
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Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

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Star Crossed Shoujo Manga by Junko

Star Crossed!!

Name: Star Crossed!! (Oshi ga Watashi de Watashi ga Oshi de)
MangakaJunko

Volumes: 4 (Complete)
Licensed: Kodansha (3 Volumes: Digital and Print)
Type: Manga
Genre: Comedy
Age Group: Teen

Summary:  
Azusa lives for only one man: Chika-kun, of the idol group Prince 4 U. But when she accidentally dies trying (and failing) to save him, she can’t believe her luck—to be in literal Heaven with the man she loves! But never one to lie, God says this one is on him, and sends them both back to continue their lives … but there’s just one little problem. Their souls have been sent to the wrong bodies! And not only that—they can switch back and forth by kissing? What on Earth does fate have in store for them?
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Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 4/5

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Top 4 Shoujo: Age Gap

Top 4: Age Gap Shoujo Manga

There’s something so wonderful in the taboo and especially when it comes to Shoujo Manga. What’s more taboo than a teenager dating an adult? Continuing my “Top 4” series I list some of my favourite series in each popular “genre” of shoujo.

Since Age Gap is such a popular genre in shoujo manga I wanted to set some ground rules when searching. Basically why do people love this genre so much? These series include adults and teens and are steamy romantic. That being said, sometimes it is creepy, so I’ll avoid those ones. What’s your favourite Age Gap series? Let me know in the comments!

Note: These are not in an order I love them all in their own special way! Also! All these series are complete and bingeable ;)


Kinkyori Renai (Loves Reach)

The most popular sub-genre of age gap shoujo is definitely teacher and student. Who didn’t have a major crush on some hot young teacher in high school?

Kinkyori Renai is without a doubt my favourite teacher/student series. In a rare combo this series also has the Heroine as a Tsundere making the series irresistible.

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Love So Life

Another key sub-genre in age gap series is the “substitute family”. A heroine thrown out on her own left to rely on an adult man to take care of her. While the set up is mildly creepy, this series is the best of that sub-genre and manages to stay sweet as pie.

Love So Life is a heartwarming adorable series about a high school girl just trying to find a home. The kids she takes care of are a super cute sprinkle on top. A great read if you’re looking for a WHOLESOME slow romance age gap series.

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Hana to Akuma

For variety I knew I wanted to add in a supernatural series. While my heart was torn between this series and Black Bird, the latter did end up being a little creepy.

All the series listed have a popular sub-genre and Hana to Akuma is no different. The age gap in this series is from the “father figure”. Hana is adopted and raised by the male lead but the series isn’t creepy by any means! Very sweet slow romance but very well rounded series.

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Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight

This series is one of the most recent age gap series I’ve read/collected. It is also the healthiest relationship in this collection I’ve gathered. While none of the selected series are creepy, this series actually promoted proper communication. Super refreshing to read!

The sub genre for this series is: Celebrity! Our Heroine becomes entangled with a popstar turned actor. They definitely face many challenges due to their age gap it still feels very sweet. Not to mention many fun steamy moments.

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High Teen Boogie Manga

High Teen Boogie

Name: High Teen Boogie
MangakaGotou Yukio

Volumes: 26 (Complete)
Scanlations: V.03 Ch.25 (Jan 2020)
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama/Josei
Age Group: Older Teen

Summary:  
Momoko is one of the brightest students at school, but the school is a bit overrun by delinquents from a motorcycle gang. In fact, the person who has the next desk has never come to class. Then one day she gets the upper hand on one of these bikers and they actually strike up a bit of a friendship, with the potential for more. Of course, it turns out that he’s the leader of the bike gang, and the student in the next seat who has been missing this entire year.
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Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

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