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Uwasa no Midori-kun!! (Manga)

Uwasa no Midori-kun!!

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: The Rumoured Midori-kun!!, Shounen x Cinderella
Japanese: うわさの翠くん!!

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 51
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 5, 2006 to Aug 5, 2008
Authors: Ikeyamada, Go (Story & Art)
Serialization: Sho-Comi

Statistics

Score: 7.811 (scored by 3378 users)
Ranked: #16182
Popularity: #532
Members: 7,595
Favorites: 168
1 indicates a weighted score
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Popular Tags

comedy gender bender romance sports

Synopsis

Yamate Midori is a 15 year-old girl and is very much a tomboy. One day Midori meets a boy called Hino Tsukasa, who came to the island she lives on for a holiday. He teaches her to play soccer and she falls in love with the sport. Midori is inspired by Tsukasa and continues to play soccer in hopes that they would meet again someday. When they do meet again Tsukasa does something unforgivable. Determined to defeat Tsukasa on the soccer field Midori enrolls in an all boy high school.

(Source: Tenshi-Tachi)

Included one-shots:
Volume 8, 9: Shounen x Cinderella

Background

No background has been added for this manga yet.

Related Manga

Parent story: Get Love!!: Field no Ouji-sama


Characters

 Midori
Yamate, Midori
Main
 Tsukasa
Hino, Tsukasa
Main
 Kazuma
Shinbashi, Kazuma
Main
 Jin
Ebisu, Jin
Supporting
 Tatsuya
Ikebukuro, Tatsuya
Supporting
 Kouki
Sagara, Kouki
Supporting
 Tetsu
Yoyogi, Tetsu
Supporting

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Aug 4, 2008 4:10 AM
Master10K
Uwasa no Midori-kun! is a great Shoujo, Sports, Gender Bender, Romance that should not be overlooked, due to its hilarious comedy and heated romance. Though it would have been better if the sports gender bender aspect were more realistic (like the movie ‘She’s the Man’), rather than your typical shoujo romance.

The story follows the high jinks of our tomboy heroine (Midori Yamate), who wants to seek revenge on the guy she once loved and admired (Hino Tsukasa), by entering an all-boys High School and joining their soccer team. It isn’t long until her ploy involves an unsuspecting guy from the soccer club (Kazuma Shinbashi) and read more
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Jun 13, 2010 10:31 AM
suki-desu
This is my first time writing a review so I will try my best. Out of all the mangas I have read so far this was the most touching one of them all. The ending was not quite what I wished for but it touches me the most. The story has great character development and some cute comedy scenes, I intially though it was going to be a tipical "love over heads" manga, but as the story goes on it was quite realistic. I strongly encourage everyone to read till the end as the ending. At the end it really shows how much love is read more
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Apr 5, 2010 11:32 PM
Lamyisme
This anime should not be overlooked, from its heated romance, lovable characters and amazing comedy scenes. When i first came across this anime i thought it was just going to be another overrated anime with stupid romance scenes and childish comedy but i was completly wrong in everyway the romance is anything but stupid it has a mature side to it and also a very touching side as well and the comedy is just outstanding i fell out of my chair many times and had to even re-read some chapters because it was so romantic and funny that you just couldent get enough plus the read more
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Feb 25, 2011 8:01 PM
debbers
Uwasa no Midori-Kun is a fabulous manga that will be bundles of enjoyment while reading. The character Midori is athletic and outgoing, an easily lovable person to read about. Midori brings humor to the story by being an ace soccer player, sometimes socially awkward, and her personality it great. Ikeyamada Go has beautiful artwork, the two main male characters startlingly handsome and Midori is very cute, even when she is dressed as a boy. The storyline is a bit predictable, but it will still bring great enjoyment. A manga to definately read with its beautiful artwork, wonderful characrers, original plot, and hilarity!
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