Ranked #11948
Candy Life (Manga)

Candy Life

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Japanese: キャンディ・ライフ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 6
Status: Finished
Published: 1999 to ?
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Authors: Ogawa, Yayoi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Kiss


Score: 6.871 (scored by 499 users)
Ranked: #119482
Popularity: #4811
Members: 942
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Life has been hard on Makoto lately, and she's nowhere close to her wish. She wishes to have a sweet, sweet life. When she's at the lowest of her luck, after her boyfriend took all her money and split, she's rescued by the handsome and rich Aeda CEO. To make things stranger, when she's supposed to get married to the ceo, she fools around with his son, without knowing his identity! Will she be able to find and choose the man that will be able to give her a sweet life?

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9 hours ago
To start, this manga is kind of old. It was made in 1999 so there are already dated references (Y2K, the excitement over a Playstation or a Playstation 2) but it does make the story work in a way. Most of the problems could be solved by a simple cell phone call but because of the time period, it wouldn’t really work very well.

The art is fine but it looks really off a lot of the times. When it works, it looks amazingly beautiful and it really sets the appropriate tone but when it’s off, it’s really awkward and just bad. Often, it looks as read more
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Oct 20, 2014
A 'will they or won't they?' for the older ladies, Candy Life is a sweet as a barrel of tabasco and honey. Don't get me wrong, as far as this genre goes it wasn't awful- but there was something left to be desired as the climax of the series hit, and the plot got rolling.

Story- as said above, the story seemed to be too slow at first and then BAM! climax and then BAM! story is over. Which is sad seeing as the story had so much potential. However, It was still enjoyable.

Art: I picked this one up just because the art is to read more
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I think not a lot of people out there know about this. Actually, I did too. I just discovered it since I'm marathoning Ogawa sensei's works after reading Kimi wa Pet.

Shinobu and Akane's love life is discussed in Candy Life. I was really curious about their love life, especially Shinobu's since she is so stiff and so serious in KwP.

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