Ranked #3320

Kirai (Manga)

Kirai

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 41
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 1998 to ?
Genres: Drama, Romance, Shoujo
Authors: Miura, Noriko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Dessert

Statistics

Score: 7.511 (scored by 378 users)
Ranked: #33202
Popularity: #6370
Members: 821
Favorites: 3
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Synopsis

He seduces girls, gets them and then dumps them. He specializes in the one-night-stand. He has no interest in love or romance. Dating someone would be a pain. This terrible guy, Hanada Shintarou, is nevertheless, extremely popular. But then he meets a girl who might just be the one who can change him and his low opinion of women. The only problem is that she despises him!

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DarkAngelz
Feb 7, 2015
I started reading this series many months ago. At the time only 39 chapters of the 41 were available. I revisited the series two days ago when a new chapter was released. I am now waiting in anticipation for the final chapter and the conclusion of the series.

I really enjoyed this manga. The main characters are cute together and I like how the plot progresses. It's a fairly quick read, and good enough that I simply had to reread the series after reading its newest chapter. I plan on rereading it again once the final chapter is out. It's that good! And that sweet read more
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mnmike2002
Jan 20, 2016
The first three-quarters of Kirai are pretty standard shoujo stuff, if perhaps a better-than-average version of it. And then things take an unexpected turn that make this a decidedly more original and mature, if somewhat harder to process, manga.

Strict girl meets playboy who mistrusts women, but has no problem sleeping with them. They end up step-siblings, so she sets out to correct his bad behavior. They slowly fall for each other. If you've read much shoujo or josei before, you've surely seen a variant of that plot line. Kirai is a particularly good example of it, although for the first read more
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