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Love Stage!! (Manga)

Love Stage!!

Alternative Titles

English: Love Stage!!
Japanese: LOVE STAGE!!


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: May 29, 2010 to ?
Authors: Tsuda, Mikiyo (Art), Eiki, Eiki (Story)
Serialization: Asuka Ciel


Score: 8.351 (scored by 7773 users)
Ranked: N/A2
Popularity: #212
Members: 17,675
Favorites: 1,044
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With a father who's a singer, a mother who's a movie star, and an older brother Shougo who's the lead vocalist for the super-popular band "The Crusherz," Sena Izumi—an otaku college student—is the only dull one born into this super-famous and talented family. He loves "Magical Girl LalaLulu" and is working hard to become a mangaka, but one day he winds up appearing in a TV commercial he just can't turn down. There, he's reunited with Ichijou Ryouma, the super-popular young actor he costarred with on a project ten years prior.

(Source: September Scanlations)


Love Stage!! has been published in English by SuBLime since May 12, 2015.

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Nov 30, 2011
Yush! My second review. :D

I just recently read this manga (Thanks to my friend in TinierMe who recommended this to me) and WOAH. It's so super adorable... so cute cute cute.. such a cute manga! Did I already say the word, cute? XD

I've only read 8 chapters so far and I could say... it's one of my favorites already.

The story is a bit Shoujo-ish though (Some of the scenes were predictable and cliche), but since I'm a Shoujo Manga fan, too, I really loved it. It's like I'm reading a Shoujo Manga only the pairing is boy x boy (which I really prefer more). Every read more
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Nov 15, 2011
This manga really made me go "Kyaaaaaa~"
After reading some yaoi drama, this one is a really good break.
Hilarious, sweet and refreshing.

Story: (Warning: Contains spoiler)
Izumi, a wanna-be mangaka from a celebrity family, acted as a girl in a commercial 10 years ago. Ryouma, a popular star, spent those 10 years loving his cute co-star. Now, they are going to act together again, and it seems that his love would not be returned because Izumi is actually a guy.

Art and Characters:
Really cute art! The characters and background are drawn really well. Facial expressions and other movements are also pretty. I find all of the characters read more
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Feb 16, 2015
It always interests me to see what's newly 'hot' in the yaoi/shonen-ai world, especially those few that are hand-picked to be adapted into anime. Love Stage! is not exactly what I would call a GREAT yaoi, however, it is interesting, entertaining and refreshing enough to earn a good mark. If this is the future of yaoi, then count me on-board.

While the plot sounds as cookie cutter as it gets, the manga manages to subvert some tropes. While the seme (Ryouma) pursues the relationship, Izumi (the uke) ends up taking advantage of his unrequited love, asking him for favors, knowing he won't be turned down. Izumi read more
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Jun 5, 2014
I really love this manga and this is just amazing! Probably my favourite yaoi manga of all! I can say it's not very smut or adult because it really focuses on the plot.

People thought the guy was a beatiful girl but little do they know it's actually a guy! And then there's Ryoma who's been inlove with him for 10 years who thought that Izumi was a girl ^^ It's just so cute! I also love the manager and Izumi's brother!

I give it a 9/10 because it's a really great manga. I love the art and the storyline a lot. I haven't finished this since read more
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reportRecommended by ClicheReviewer
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the plot isn't simliar, besides the fact they're both full of funny moments and the couple is very sweet and cute. also they're not too much hardcore yaoi, so maybe if you're not into the genre you still can enjoy both mangas 
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Both of the protags, male (from Love Stage) and female (from Diamond Beat) were born into a family of entertainment, they both dropped out as well, and both decided to enter into the world of entertainment later on. While the difference being Diamond Beat is shoujo and Love Stage is a BL, don't read if it isn't your preference. 
reportRecommended by Roth
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Both manga's have cute uke's who don't want to be involved with the seme (romantically) in the beginning. In Mayoeru Shomin ni Ai no te o, the seme is a bit more sly with the uke.  
reportRecommended by PandoraxxHearts
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