Anta Nante Okotowari!: You? No thanks!

Name: Anta Nante Okotowari! (You? No Thanks!)
Manga-ka: Sugiyama, Miwako

Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.1 Ch.04 (Complete)
Scanlator: Nagareboshi
Volumes: 1 (Complete)
Type: Manga
Genre: Romance/Comedy/Drama
Age Group: Teen

Summary: Yui has a deep love for her “older brother” (they’re not actually siblings, but are related), and she is devastated when he gets married. While at the wedding, Yui meets a sobbing boy, Kaoru. It turns out that his cousin (that he was in love with) is the one Yui’s brother is marrying.

When Yui moves into a boy’s dorm so she can seek out new love, she finds that the head of the dorm is none other than Kaoru!

-Summary from Manga Updates, because I really didn’t know how else to summarize it.

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

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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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Charming Junkie

Name: Charming Junkie {Nosatsu Junkie}
Mangaka: Ryoko Fukuyama

Volumes: 16 (Complete)
Licensed: Up to Volume 6 (Abandoned)
Scanlations: V.15 Ch.80
Scanlator: Three different scanlators
Type: Manga
Genre: Romance/Comedy/Fashion/Crossdressing
Age Group: Everyone

Summary: Naka is convinced she should become a model due to her slim and tall stature. Unfortunately when she gets nervous she looks down right frightening. Naka accidentally finds a friend in Umi, who is the most popular model at the moment. Oh and this female model Umi? Is secretly a boy that attends Naka’s school! To make sure Naka doesn’t spill the beans the two become quite close, maybe even more then friends?

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.

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

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