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Himitsu no Ai-chan

Himitsu no Ai-chan

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Synonyms: Ai-chan's Secret, Tenohira no..., 18 made ni Shitai xx na Koto!, Yadogiri no Shita de Bokura wa Kiss wo Suru, Koisuru Tantei
Japanese: ヒミツのアイちゃん


Type: Manga
Volumes: 15
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 24, 2009 to Sep 24, 2014
Authors: Kaori (Story & Art)
Serialization: Cheese!


Score: 7.851 (scored by 2230 users)
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Ranked: #13372
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Popularity: #901
Members: 6,446
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Leo is tomboy Aiko's rival, and Ai strives to beat him in everything - like basketball and popularity - but her efforts always fail with Leo always coming out on top. Then one day, she sees her break come through: her brother offers her a job at his maid cafe! But how will tomboy Ai ever be able to pass off as a cute maid? With a wig and a bit of makeup, this becomes possible. She's so much of a different person, even Leo doesn't recognize her! But things start becoming strange when Leo shows interest in her, asking out "Mai" on a date. Ai agrees, with plans in mind to get him to fall in love with her so she can later dump him. Will Ai finally win over Leo, or will her plan backfire just like her many others?

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Included one-shots:
Volume 1: Tenohira no...
Volume 4: 18 made ni Shitai xx na Koto!
Volume 15: Yadogiri no Shita de Bokura wa Kiss wo Suru, Koisuru Tantei


Himitsu no Ai-chan has been published in Spanish by Editorial Ivrea since March 12, 2012 and in French by Panini since August 22, 2012.


Kasumi, Aiko
Kasumi, Aiko
Amano, Leo
Amano, Leo
Morikawa, Ikumi
Morikawa, Ikumi
Morikawa, Takumi
Morikawa, Takumi
Kasumi, Makoto
Kasumi, Makoto

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May 5, 2010
The story wasent original at all because there are so many other manga about a girl working at a maid caf'e and falling inlove but i liked this one best because i liked how they mixed basketball in the plot and also that the girl dident look like some of the other characters she has made she was more tom boyish so i liked that alot. It went like this a girl thinks of a boy as her rival even though hes on the same basketball team and when her brother asks her to work at his maid cafe she accepts and meets her read more
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Nov 3, 2012
1. The story is common - two rivals who are competiting in EVERYTHING. They are from the same school and like to play basketball. The girl always comes by to the boys training and join to the matches - she is really good and only one person is better from her. Of course, she hit on an idea how to revange on him.

2. The art is really good, it's not so sweety ( there isin't any moe or something ) but there are a lot of cute moment. Everything is clear, they didn't overdo with the details so it's nice to read it.

3. Characters are read more
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