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Runway de Waratte

Runway de Waratte

Alternative Titles

English: Smile at the Runway
Japanese: ランウェイで笑って


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: May 31, 2017 to ?
Genres: Drama, Shounen
Authors: Inoya, Kotoba (Story & Art)


Score: 7.851 (scored by 549 users)
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Ranked: #14932
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Popularity: #4661
Members: 2,075
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Runway de Waratte starts with the story of Fujito Chiyuki, an aspiring fashion model and daughter of a fledgling Modeling Agency, Mille Neige. Ever since she was little, Chiyuki's dream was to be the star model of her dad's agency and perform at Paris Fashion Week. With great looks and a gifted environment, it seemed like she was on the right track to fulfill her dream, but she soon found herself faced with a seemingly insurmountable wall when her height stopped growing at 158 cm; too short to be a professional model.

Although Chiyuki still kept on believing in herself for years despite everyone telling her it's impossible, Chiyuki's resolve starts to crumble as she enters her last year of high school. This is when she meets Tsumura Ikuto, a lame classmate with a surprising talent for designing clothes, who is also considering giving up his dream due to unfortunate circumstances. Together, they begin the journey of doing the impossible in order to realize their dreams.

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Sep 28, 2017
Germs_N_Spices (All reviews)
The first serialized work of the fledgling mangaka Inoya Kotoba, Runway de Waratte (Smile at the Runway) is a captivating work that narrates the encounter between Fujito Chiyuki, a girl who aspires to become a supermodel in spite of her detrimental stature, and Tsumura Ikuto, an unassuming boy with a hidden attachment to making clothes. As each person finds encouragement in the other to continue pursuit of their ambitions, each confronts people who offer both ominous discouragements and impelling guidance. Regardless of whether their efforts brings them closer or further away from their dreams, the challenges that the characters took upon themselves are undoubtedly humanizing read more
Jan 22, 2019
Cokokat (All reviews)
Story: 8/10
Runway de Waratte is technically about Fujito Chiyuki, a girl who is too short to become a model, and Tsumura Ikuto, a boy who wants to be a fashion designer, but seems to have given up on it. Originally, I thought this manga would be more similar to a shoujo style- with romance, school life, and drama, but it turns out Runway de Waratte is set up in a shounen way, complete with battle and training(?) arcs. It's a very engaging story, and it's evident how much hard work both of the main characters put in to realize their dreams. I use the term read more


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