Nousatsu Junkie
Nosatsu Junkie
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Nousatsu Junkie

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Synonyms: Nozoite Mitakute Shikatanai, Kaeru ga Iku Taiwan na Hibi, Peeping, Charming Junkie
Japanese: 悩殺ジャンキー
English: Nosatsu Junkie
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 16
Chapters: 96
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 4, 2003 to Nov 20, 2008
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance
Themes: Crossdressing Crossdressing, School School, Showbiz Showbiz
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Hana to Yume
Authors: Fukuyama, Ryoco (Story & Art)


Score: 7.931 (scored by 46394,639 users)
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Ranked: #8262
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Popularity: #1373
Members: 12,067
Favorites: 273

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Naka is an aspiring young model with a problem: her face tenses up into a terrifying spectacle whenever she gets nervous on photo shoots! Naka's rival is Umi, the hottest model at their agency. But Naka soon discovers Umi's secret—and hilarity ensues behind the cameras!

(Source: TokyoPop)

Included one-shots:
Volume 6: Nozoite Mitakute Shikatanai (Peeping)
Volume 11: Kaeru ga Iku Taiwan na Hibi


Six volumes of Nousatsu Junkie were published in English by TokyoPop, between November 28, 2006 and Jul 7, 2008, before the company went defunct.


Nagafuji, Mihane
Arita, Kaede
Yusa, Uzuki
Nagafuji, Azu

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Feb 12, 2014
I recently finished reading this manga and it got me really hooked up.

- The story is funny and romantic with the right amount of drama and seriousness. Although it's not like one of those type that you can say as "superb"romance manga, it is still very enjoyable to read. I like how the mangaka does not focus on the main characters only but instead gives everyone their own moment and a chance for character development as the story progressed.

- The art is great. I like how everyone is drawn especially Naka, her "criminal face" is super funny; (there was even a time when ...
Aug 16, 2017
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Story: 7/10
Please read the synopsis first. Let's be clear, this manga is a shoujo manga and this type of conflict with our protagonist is not a first in anime/manga history. However, the story is still good. It separates itself from all the shoujo cliches that usually make up this type of story. The story had me HOOKED up until about halfway. After that, my binge reading had stopped because I felt like many of the same issues were repeated, and ...
Jun 26, 2016
For a first serialization, this is impressive. I first read this a couple of years back, when the complete scanlation was not yet available. I enjoyed it, and when everything was translated read the rest feeling left satisfied. Charming Junkie is a shoujo manga first and foremost, and happens to be one with many shoujo tropes. That being said, the story handles them well, and the cliches are minimal. The story is basically Naka and Umi's journey and growth as models and eventual romance, with many more characters to help or harm them along the way. It's slightly like a coming of age manga in ...


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