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Real Clothes

Alternative Titles

Japanese: Real Clothes


Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 13
Chapters: 102
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 15, 2006 to Oct 1, 2011
Genres: Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Theme: Workplace Workplace
Demographic: Josei Josei
Serialization: YOU
Authors: Makimura, Satoru (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.471 (scored by 962962 users)
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Ranked: #29882
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Popularity: #5382
Members: 3,138
Favorites: 27

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Synopsis

Kinue is a saleswoman in the futon section of a department store. Despite her plain clothes and poor makeup, she ends up being transferred to the women's clothing department, where she has to be trained by her extraordinarily fashionable boss.

Background

Real Clothes was adapted into an 11-episode drama by Fuji TV in 2009.

Characters

Kinue, Amano
Main
Mami, Konishi
Supporting
Inamura, Junko
Supporting
Yoshinaga, Yui
Supporting
Yoko, Hayashi
Supporting
Ryou, Sasaki
Supporting
Tatsuya, Yamauchi
Supporting
Yusaku, Tabuchi
Supporting
Shirakawa, Nichola
Supporting
Miki, Jinbo
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

Nov 2, 2017
Clothes, stress and finding one’s self! Those are the 3 main components of this work and it manages to capture the essence of maturing over various obstacles and new experiences. If anything, it goes a step further into exploring the meaning of enjoying your job to the fullest and the struggle of priorities. And on the positive side, you do not really need to have any knowledge on clothing, as its focus is never on that technical side and offers the basic information you need (although, some better explanations of how things work would have been nice sometimes!).

This is the story of a strong and ...
Dec 5, 2017
Makimura Satoru is a mangaka that is well known for writing Josei stories that are based around the industry, the real world. I had read Oishi Kankei before this and I knew what I was getting myself into. That series focused on the food and restaurant industry while this one was focused on clothing and department store industry - retail, basically. I learned so much.

I had expected more romance out of it but it was presented in a very refreshing and different way overall. I liked how the main character evolved here. She starts off as a very weak, average character but grows into a ...
Feb 3, 2023
This manga was most likely inspired by The Devil Wears Prada movie. The first chapter was released a few months after the release of the movie. If the author was influenced, it was merely a spark because both works are completely different. Both stories feature a young woman who finds herself chosen by a highly esteemed dame in the fashion world to work close to her. As the story progresses, both young ladies must immerse themselves into the clothes industry. The similarities stop there. The author, Satoru Makimura, takes this idea and transforms it into something very distinctive and very Japanese. I really like how ...

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