Hot Gimmick

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Name: Hot Gimmick
Manga-ka: Aihara, Miki

Licensed: Viz (Complete)
Volumes: 12 *There is also an alternate ending called Hot Gimmick S*
Type: Manga
Genre: Romance/Drama/Harem
Age Group: Older Teen

Summary: Hatsumi just wants to have a nice life, without Ryoki, her childhood bully. Meanwhile, Ryoki is the son of a wealthy business man who practically owns the apartment buildings him and Hatsumi live in. He knows he has power, and he uses it. Ryoki, a student who is almost the smartest in japan is thinking about what all guys his age are; Sex. Being a virgin, Ryoki will do anything to have sex. Unfortunately after running into Ryoki after years, Hatsumi suddenly finds herself blackmailed into being Ryoki’s slave…and he’s got sex on the brain. What’s a girl to do?

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

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Skip Beat

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Name: Skip Beat
Mangaka: Nakamura Yoshiki

Volumes: 45 (Ongoing)
Licensed: Viz
Type: Manga
Genre: Romance/Drama/Comedy
Age Group: Everyone

Summary: Kyoko moves to Tokyo from a rural town with her childhood friend/love, Sho, so he can become an idol. Unfortunately when he makes it he leaves Kyoko behind, saying he only brought her as a maid. Furious and determined to get back at him Kyoko decides to do whatever she can to make it in the entertainment business. Revenge has never been so funny.
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Graphics Rating: 3/5
Plot Rating: 4/5

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