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Strobe Edge

Strobe Edge

Alternative Titles

English: Strobe Edge
Synonyms: Colorless Dreamer
Japanese: ストロボ・エッジ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 43
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 13, 2007 to Aug 11, 2010
Authors: Sakisaka, Io (Story & Art)
Serialization: Bessatsu Margaret

Statistics

Score: 8.241 (scored by 19063 users)
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Ranked: #4242
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Popularity: #102
Members: 38,042
Favorites: 1,902
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Volumes: /10
Chapters: /43
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Synopsis

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?

(Source: MU)

Included one-shot:
Volume 6: Colorless Dreamer

Background

Strobe Edge was published in English by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint from November 6, 2012 to May 6, 2014. The manga received two drama CD adaptations on August 25 and September 22, 2010, respectively, and a live-action film adaptation that was screened on March 14, 2015. It was also published in Spanish by Ivrea from March 2012 to February 2014.

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Jan 30, 2014
Demi_V (All reviews)
Strobe Edge tends to be a bit overrated, if you ask me. It will be a good read for those who are interested in following a high school girl experiencing her first crush. If you are expecting an established relationship between the two MCs within the manga, you will be disappointed. Despite my boredom with this manga, the high rating is because of the manga’s accomplishment in disproving the popular saying “Love don’t die” and being realistic towards a girl’s first crush.

Story (7) / Characters (7)

“I swear I will make you love me” is how to approach this manga. Will the characters succeed? The answer read more
Aug 27, 2011
trinitee_303 (All reviews)
Strobe Edge...isn't very good. I was randomly looking for a new manga to read and I came across this. It was ranked pretty high so I thought what the heck, might as well give it a shot. I'm not really into the shoujo genre but I was in the mood for romance and most people were recommending it. It turned out to be a pretty boring and lackluster read, if you ask me.

Story: (F) - Well the story is pretty simple. Ninako Kinoshita is your typical cutesy, ditzy shoujo heroine who likes this guy named Ren. She finds out that Ren has a girlfriend. read more
Jul 16, 2015
haruhappiness (All reviews)
I'm about to finish reading this manga, so I thought I'd write a short review to let people know how overrated this manga is.
Basically this manga tells the story of a very clumsy girl who falls in love with a guy who already has a girlfriend. Instead of trying to steal the guy away or just repressing her feelings, she decides to treasure the love she feels for him. So, yeah a pretty average plot.
Regarding the characters, the male lead is someone you can relate to since he is someone who is constantly struggling to be honest with her girlfriend, while feeling attracted to Ninako read more
Apr 6, 2015
ShojoManiac (All reviews)
Ao Haru Ride is becoming pretty big but the story sounded like any typical shoujo so I was reluctant to start it. Yet at the same time, I wanted to give the author a chance to pull me into her storytelling, so I started with her completed work Strobe Edge.

How should I describe this manga?

…Meh.

Story: 7

There are plenty of clichés to point out, but ultimately, Strobe Edge covers what it feels like to fall in love and the heartache you’re bound to feel when it happens.

Art: 7

It’s shoujo, but the eyes are especially big in this one. Other than that, everything’s decent.

Character: 6

I’m not going read more

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