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English: Alexandrite
Japanese: Alexandrite アレクザンドライト


Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 35
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 1991 to Nov 1994
Genres: Drama, Shoujo
Authors: Narita, Minako (Story & Art)
Serialization: LaLa


Score: 7.551 (scored by 166 users)
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Ranked: #32622
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Popularity: #13623
Members: 440
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This story is a spinoff from Narita Minako-sensei's own series "Cipher" where Siva's friend Alex Levine is now the main character. Ever since Alex was young, he has harbored a complex about his extremely pretty face. People are always comparing him to a girl, so to combat this image, he has thrown himself into practicing martial arts. One day, though, he is scouted by someone to become a fashion model and thus begins Alex's tale of growth and romance!

As a sidenote, for the "Cipher" fans out there, Siva, Cipher, and Anise also make cameos in the series, so you can find out a little bit about what happened to them as well!


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Jun 17, 2010
Talu (All reviews)
Such a heart-warming manga.
I finished it yesterday after a few hours of reading. I thought that I would just try a chapter or two, but at the end I read all 35 chapters. That says it all. :)

The story takes place in the United States, 1991. All the character are American, except of one Japanese guy, who is a minor character. In addition, the manga is a spin-off of the manga "Cipher', but it is not necessary to read "Cipher" first. I haven't read "Cipher", and I enjoyed and understood the plot of "Alexandrite" very much. I would give 8 to the story.

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