Ranked #1569
Oishii Kankei (Manga)

Oishii Kankei

Alternative Titles

English: A Delicious Relationship
Synonyms: Tasty Affinity
Japanese: おいしい関係


Type: Manga
Volumes: 16
Chapters: 71
Status: Finished
Published: 1993 to ?
Genres: Drama, Romance, Josei
Authors: Makimura, Satoru (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young You


Score: 7.831 (scored by 594 users)
Ranked: #15692
Popularity: #3131
Members: 1,425
Favorites: 22
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Fujiwara Momoe is the daughter of a rich family. She has never had any worries, had an easy and luxurious life. She loves good cooking. Her carefree life ends when her father dies from a heart attack. She now has to take care for herself and her mother and this involves also cooking the meals. Unfortunately, she never had to cook, so her cooking is awful. She starts working at a French restaurant where she becomes a cook under the chef. She falls in love with the chef, but he only considers her as an apprentice.

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Fujiwara, Momoe
Oda, Keiji
Fujiwara, Haruhiko

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Dec 18, 2014
One of the major reasons I love reading this series over and over again is for its refreshing concept and provocative (at the time it was published) message that girls can be major players in the food industry.Our main character, Momoe is very much like a shounen hero-she overcomes trials that will either make or break her, and befriends damaged individuals most would give up on.
However, being a young and beautiful woman presents a unique challenge; because of her appearances, can she overcome sexism and be treated as a chef, before being treated as a woman? This tackles a very real, but rarely spoken read more
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Sep 3, 2010
This is actually one of the best josei I've read so far. The main heroine has a sensitive side as well as a funny personality. The storyline is pretty realistic and entertaining at the same time. Although the art gets on my nerves at times because it has a very cartoon-like way of showing funny expressions, it is very suitable to the more serious scenes of the story. It is definetelly worth reading.
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Both series are about college age women discovering a career that they love and devoting themselves to it, both have romantic subplots that develop slowly in the background and both have very similar artwork. If you liked one, you should definitely try the other.
Josei manga following a rich, young woman who wants to work at a French restaurant because it makes delicious food. The males (both with black hair) are cold, hesistant, and doubtful of the girl's skills.

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