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Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou

Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou

Alternative Titles

English: Kare Kano: His and Her Circumstances
Synonyms: His and Hers, The Tiger and the Chameleon: A Promise for One Week, Ashita Mata Mori de Aou ne, Meet Me Again Tomorrow in the Forest, KKNJ, Abareru Ousama, The Raging King
Japanese: 彼氏彼女の事情

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 21
Chapters: 108
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 22, 1995 to May 10, 2005
Authors: Tsuda, Masami (Story & Art)
Serialization: LaLa

Statistics

Score: 8.231 (scored by 9956 users)
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Ranked: #4462
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Popularity: #244
Members: 21,952
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Synopsis

Yukino Miyazawa is the perfect model student. Pretty, kind, good at sports, always at the top of her class. But she's not all that she seems. It's all an act of deception; she is really the self-confessed 'queen of vanity,' and her only goal in life is winning the praise and admiration of everyone around her.

When she enters high school, she finally meets her match: Souichirou Arima, a handsome, athletic, popular, and very intelligent young boy. Ever since he stole the top seat in the class from her, Yukino has hated him, and has been plotting on how to take back her former place as the object of all other students' admiration.

What she wasn't expecting, however, was that Souichirou, the very boy she hated, would confess his love for her. Or that he would find out about her deception—and use it to blackmail her!

Together, they discover that they have more in common than they knew, and they slowly begin to bring out each other's inner selves.

(Source: MU)

Included one-shots:
Volume 1: Tora to Chameleon: Yakusoku wa Isshukan (The Tiger and the Chameleon: A Promise for One Week)
Volume 4: Ashita Mata Mori de Aou ne (Meet Me Again Tomorrow in the Forest)
Volume 8: Abareru Ousama (The Raging King)

Background

Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou was published in English as Kare Kano: His and Her Circumstances by TokyoPop from January 21, 2003 to January 9, 2007.

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Characters

Arima, Reiji
Supporting
Izawa, Maho
Supporting
Ikeda, Kazuma
Supporting
Miyazawa, Hiroyuki
Supporting
Sena, Rika
Supporting


More reviewsReviews

May 30, 2008
dazedqt23 (All reviews)
Kareshi Kanojo no Jijō (Kare Kano for short) is an amazing journey of a group of high schoolers with the main focus revolving around the power couple Soichiro Arima and Yukino Miyazawa. It is falsely advertised as a simple comedy/romance genre manga. There is so much more to the story, to be specific, there is a very dark side that makes the reader's heart wrench in pain as they watch the character struggle and grow. It has elements of psychological drama that are in line with stories such as "This Ugly Yet Beautiful World," "School Days," "Ef-A Tale of Memories," and "Elfen read more
Aug 2, 2008
Akaike (All reviews)
In typical fashion, I decided to read this manga months after watching the anime adaptation. And, while, the anime remains partly true to the manga, the manga itself offers so much more than what the anime ever could. Not only that, but it continues past the anime's ending point - the cultural festival, or more importantly the stage play that was taking place. As this is actually quite an important part of the story.

Now, I know what you're thinking - 'this is just another high school romantic comedy manga'. You know the ones, boy meets girl, boy likes girl, boy read more
Sep 14, 2014
ClownOnACloud (All reviews)
Now I wouldn’t really describe myself as being a big fan of the shoujo genre and to be perfectly honest I always normally hate series that centre around high school students (so perhaps I am not the best person to be writing a review for this series but oh well). The reason for this is that these stories have been done again and again thousands of times and have become stale but here we have Kare Kano (short version of the title) which is for all intents and purposes one of these old boring high school romance series that we have all seen far too read more
Apr 6, 2008
yakusoku (All reviews)
Story: Kare Kano is a longer shoujo series filled with romance, drama, and the life of teenagers. We get to see the life of a high school couple overcoming many obstacles. This being a long 102 chapter manga, a lot of things happen. It is not a typical school/romance, you will notice.

Art: really unusual art. definitely not a commonly seen style, but appealing nonetheless.

Character: What's interesting is that yukino + soichiro are both very intelligent, and both pretend to be someone theyre not. The other characters, their classmates, add variety to the series with a bunch of side stories. The characters portrayed in this read more

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