Ranked #9924
Otona Ni Nuts (Manga)

Otona Ni Nuts

Alternative Titles

English: Instant Teen - Just Add Nuts
Synonyms: Instant Teen - Just Add Nuts, Nuts to Make You Grow
Japanese: おとなにナッツ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 16
Status: Finished
Published: 2001 to 2002
Authors: Fukushima, Haruka (Story & Art)
Serialization: Nakayoshi


Score: 6.761 (scored by 1299 users)
Ranked: #99242
Popularity: #2172
Members: 2,356
Favorites: 18
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Natsumi Kawashima, an energetic fifth-grader, is obsessed with her fantasy of being the ideal, sexy woman. Rejected at every advance by the cute guys that she fawns over, she finally gets a break when she picks up a package of mysterious pink nuts that are adults only.

Eating these nuts causes her to morph into a voluptuous adult, and she's offered modeling opportunities and suddenly becomes noticed by guys who wouldn't have given her the time of day before.

But, she's still a kid inside and is about to learn that things don't always work out exactly as you hope they will... (Source: Tokyopop)


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Dec 8, 2007 3:23 PM
I feel as if I needed to rewrite my review on this, so I'm starting over again. I'm not sure why.

Instant Teen: Just Add Nuts! is a sweet story about a young fifth grader named Natsumi Kawashima who wants to become a beautiful young woman, but unfortunately for her, she still looks (and acts) like a kid. On chance she finds these nuts, accidentally mixed in with nuts that were only supposed to be for adults, and they change her into a very well developed woman! She turns back not long after, but she soon discovers the source of the nuts: a genius doctor read more
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Jan 16, 2010 3:43 PM
I have no business reading this, and if you are over thirteen or even just have a little sense of critical analysis neither does you. But since we are here, how about I tell you why.

Tokyopop is was a weird company with a habit of releasing everything they could get their filthy paws on. Then after years on decline they went under because of bad management. They had some good stuff and some that was frankly horribly bland and generic crap. Otona ni Nuts(Instant Teen) is one of the latter ones.

Premise: a cute little fifth grader who have a big crush on a barber steals read more
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Jul 8, 2012 12:26 PM
Otana Ni Nuts is definitely a strange manga that tells the story of a young 5th grade girl who only dreams of becoming a woman, and when I mean woman I mean the whole deal like, boobies, looks, and everything, mostly the sexiness though. The young heroine Natsumi, spins around adoringly in front of her mirror posing like the models from ‘America’s Got Talent,’ while saying her ideal line “sexy” with apples on her breasts to make them look like the sexy grown up boobies (mine are kind of small though). The manga explores the hardships in which little kids’ face, such as having read more
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Aug 5, 2010 5:12 AM
Instant Teen: Just Add Nuts, was one of the first manga series I ever read. I loved it. Alot. I forgot about it for awhile though, so I just added it to my list recently. The story was very interesting, and I loved the characters. I can't quite explain alot about it, since I have forgotten abit of it 'cause I haven't read it for years, but I think it's definatly worth reading. Thanks for reading this review, I hope you read and enjoy this manga :D
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In Otona ni Nuts, Natsumi is a fifth-grader that wants to be older and she gets her wish when she eats the mysterious nuts. But she is still a child at heart and must deal with that and with her love for her childhood friend.
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