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Strobe Edge (Manga)

Strobe Edge

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Synonyms: Strobe Edge ~Unfinished Map~, Strobe Edge ~Another Light~, Colorless Dreamer
Japanese: ストロボ・エッジ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 42
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 2007 to Aug 13, 2010
Genres: Drama, Romance, Shoujo
Authors: Sakisaka, Io (Story & Art)
Serialization: Bessatsu Margaret


Score: 8.401 (scored by 10975 users)
Ranked: #2482
Popularity: #93
Members: 21,348
Favorites: 1,241
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Having no experience in romance, the vibrant Ninako curiously explores the meaning of what "love" really is, and is surprised to feel a colorful range of emotions as she grows closer to the school heartthrob, the quiet yet gentle Ren, who also happens to be involved in a longtime relationship. With every intention of keeping her head held high, Ninako prepares to face the mental pain of this one-sided love that she had allowed to take root, facing a series of trials that would either contribute to her growth as a headstrong woman, or break her as it did with other girls.

However, is this really a one-sided love? Or had something been silently sown in the most hidden part of Ren's heart?

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Chapter count includes 6 side chapters included throughout the series. Check more info for details.


Andou, Takumi
Ichinose, Ren
Kinoshita, Ninako
Korenaga, Mayuka
Korenaga, Daiki
Miyoshi, Manabu

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Mar 11, 2010
Strobe Edge is a story, which starts off as a seemingly normal story, a typical shoujo, but because of its superior story pacing and character development, it is able to become something special and unique.

The mangaka decides to start the story off with a very familiar situation. Ninako, a girl who is very naïve towards love, falls in love with one of the popular guys in school, Ren. At first, all seems good, but we soon find out Ren actually has a girlfriend. Then the manga introduces another boy called Andou, who loves Ninako, and thus the typical love triangle is formed.

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Sep 19, 2009
I suppose that this is a usual technique for writing 'credible' reviews, but let me tell you now that I am, in fact, a considerably jaded romance shojo (I'll be talking about 'romance shojo' in particular for this review) reader. I read any shojo title with the initial thought: "I'll drop this once it gets boring." This is because I've read quite a lot from this genre and in fact, I started my love for anime and manga with shojo.

Why, then, out of all of those titles, have I decided to leave a review for this seemingly ordinary and cliche, been-there-done-that shojo?

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Strobe edge and Ao Haru Ride are manga from the similar author, io-sensei. Both story is about the struggles of a teenager falling in love with the popular guy in school. Both mangas have characters with unique and strong personalities which are lovable to love and to hate. The storyline might sounds cliche but io-sensei is really the master in depicting these type of stories. The sweet moments make you happy, the sad moments make you cry. It is really amazing how the characters grows in both manga. Definitely worth reading.
Same feeling, pure love, and protagonists who won't stop loving the same guy, however difficult it may be. Love triangles in both, although they're very refreshing. Two mangas that are really worth reading.

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