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Gaba Kawa (Manga)

Gaba Kawa

Alternative Titles

Japanese: ガバ・カワ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 6
Status: Finished
Published: 2006 to ?
Authors: Takada, Rie (Story & Art)
Serialization: Sho-Comi


Score: 7.121 (scored by 1775 users)
Ranked: #86942
Popularity: #1520
Members: 3,016
Favorites: 22
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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comedy romance shoujo supernatural


Rara, a girl from the demon world, arrives on earth with only one goal in mind: To do as many bad things as possible.To draw humans to the darkness. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? It's not as easy as it sounds when Rara starts to fall in love with a human. They're not supposed to help mortals and they're definitely not supposed to fall in love with them! But that's just what happens when Rara enters high school, where a hot guy named Retsu Aku calls her "Gaba Kawa"! “Rara, don’t forget not let the humans aware that you’re a demon.”


Aku, Retsu
Kurosawa, Bibi
Yamabuki, Rara

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Oct 5, 2009
Gaba Kawa is the story of a young demon girl’s search for love. Rara, sent to Earth to cause nothing but mischief, finds herself falling in love with a hot human boy. So begins her wacky attempts to worm her way into Retsu Aku’s heart.

This would be your normal romantic comedy except for one very important factor: whenever demons use their powers to help humans, they lose that power. Lose enough and the demon will disappear entirely! This brings up a question that every true shojo heroine must answer for herself: Is true love worth dying for?

Overall, I really liked this book. The characters were read more
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Jan 30, 2015
The whole thing is that Rara came from the demon world, seemingly, to drag mortal souls to Hell – but really, she just wanted to be with Akusawa Hiroshi, supposedly one of the top demons in the underworld. Rara has a friend/enemy named Bibi that she seems to compete with until the end.

A lot of people I’ve talked to, who had at least read this oneshot, had said that Retsu Aku suddenly saying “I love you” to Rara was kind of unexpected but, the reason why I love this oneshot so much, is because it’s not only gradual – but you can see his love read more
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May 5, 2010
Gaba Kawa is a story about a magical girl coming to earth to cause mischief, but instead wants to help a human guy instead. She's determined to have the guy fall in love with her by her own means, not through magic.

The story's pretty typical, at least the twist is if she uses her magic to help humans she can lose her power. So, she has to decide between love or self-perseverance. The art is nicely drawn, but nothing out of the ordinary for a shoujo.

It was a good short manga that was enjoyable. Overall, nothing extraordinary.
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User Recommendations

Both are about two girls aiming to gain the affection of one man.
Both series are about magical girls from another world coming to earth & then falling in love with someone despite being told they shouldn't.
They have the same supernatural element in the storyline!? However I recommend you to read Hot blooded woman because it is much longer and has a very interesting storyline :P
the ending concept is similar
Both are about a magical girl from another world who enrolls in school in the human world; both also have a cute, upbeat romantic comedy vibe.
These both are very cute mangas that deal with demons and their good/bad powers. Also, they each touch on relationships between a demon and a human.

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