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Real Clothes

Real Clothes

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Japanese: Real Clothes


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


Score: 7.411 (scored by 523 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet published' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #43952
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4731
Members: 1,613
Favorites: 12
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Volumes: /13
Chapters: /102
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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.


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


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

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Aug 24, 2014
ScarletNitsa (All reviews)

I picked up this manga randomly out of sheer boredom, never though that 6 hours later I would find my self still reading it and wanting more!!

there is nothing extraordinary about it. if you're looking for a super gorgeous manga full of hot stylish guys and a glamorous heroin then this is not for you.

"Real clothes" is simple, realistic and down to earth. Mainly it's about 27 years old Amano Kinue, la successful futon saleswoman in the department store (Echizenya). Kinue is plain, chubby and has absolutely no interest or knowledge about anything related to fashion and make up. Suddenly she gets transferred to the read more
May 28, 2017
kyahaku (All reviews)
I felt like this manga should get a higher score. I wonder why it is on the low 7 end. To sum it up quickly, it's like "The Devil Wears Prada". But that is only the beginning part of it.

The beauty of this manga is that it focuses on a very relatable topic: clothes/fashion. Since it is geared toward female readers, this is the perfect topic. To top it off, we have Amano-chan, our female protagonist, who is the embodiment of all the ambitious women. For every page that I read, all I could think of was I wish work could be this fun. read more


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