Mamotte Shugogetten!
Guardian Angel Getten
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Mamotte Shugogetten!

Alternative Titles

English: Guardian Angel Getten
Japanese: まもって守護月天!

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 71
Status: Finished
Published: Apr , 1996 to Jan 12, 2000
Genres: ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy, MagicMagic, RomanceRomance, ShounenShounen
Authors: Sakurano, Minene (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Gangan

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Score: 6.821 (scored by 470470 users)
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Ranked: #96132
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Popularity: #9413
Members: 1,216
Favorites: 18
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Synopsis

Fourteen-year-old Shichiri Tasuke is your ordinary junior high school student—well, sort of. His life is a little lonely since his family has left him alone at home while they go travel the world over, only occasionally sending letters and postcards.

This lonely and uneventful life is shaken up the day Tasuke receives the magical Shitenrin ring from his father in China. From out of this ring appears Shao Lin, the Guardian Angel Getten. She proclaims that she is here to protect her new master from all forms of danger and will stay by his side forever.

But having been locked in the Shitenrin for hundreds of years, Shao knows nothing on the modern world. Sometimes it seems she causes MORE problems than she solves. Now, Tasuke must learn how to handle this beautiful, naive and magical angel.

Background

Mamotte Shugogetten! was first published in English as Guardian Angel Getten by Gutsoon! Entertainment, who published the first four volumes between November 11, 2003 and May 1, 2004, before becoming defunct. Tokyopop later picked up the license, and published the entire series in five volumes from April 8, 2008 to June 30, 2009, this time under its original title.

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Jul 26, 2020
kaaos (All reviews)
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Mamotte Shugogetten isn't very good, not even in within the illustrious 'Magical Girlfriend' subgenre. What unique potential it has is majorly squandered by the story that focuses on weak and tropey high school antics while the major characters relationship progresses at a snail's pace. All of the side characters only exist to create obstacles and trials for the protagonist that always lead him reinstating his position as a 'nice guy', staying stylishly at arm's length from his oblivious-of-it-all supernatural girlfriend.

Only reason one would try getting into Mamotte is obviously the main heroine, Shaorin/Shaolin (henceforth Shao) herself. As a 4000-year old powerful spirit, she's by far read more

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