16 Life
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16 Life

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Japanese: シックスティーンライフ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 12
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 5, 2009 to May 20, 2010
Genre: Romance Romance
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Sho-Comi
Authors: Aikawa, Saki (Story & Art)


Score: 7.061 (scored by 81508,150 users)
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Ranked: #78342
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Popularity: #1354
Members: 14,748
Favorites: 48
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Saya is an ordinary lethargic female high school student. At karaoke while she was singing enthusiastically a song of her favorite artist, Takase Kazuki, the person himself was watching her…!?

(Source: Chibi Manga)


16 Life was published in French by Soleil from November 6, 2013 to January 8, 2014.



Nov 10, 2011
I got bored one day and decided to read a random manga. This is how I came across 16 Life. The story was enjoyable and the plot was entertaining, but the girl was just too "typical shoujo drama queen" for me to be able to like or relate to. The main male character was amazing, like my favorite even when he became a douche-bag. He was hot, funny, and could sing. I loved the idea of "singing and rockstar centered" but I think it could've been done better and a little more drawn out and dramatic. Seriously, needed more drama!!!!
Overall, I give this manga a ...
Apr 23, 2016
Mixed Feelings
There's something a little comforting about love stories that fall together quite perfectly, even if they're too perfect to be realistic. 16 Life is good for people who still believe in romance that springs up from nowhere, musical talent that brings people to their knees, men and women that are prettier than average, and drama that could only come up in TV shows.

I'll give you a glimpse. The protagonist, a girl who firmly believes that she should follow a straight path to a stable career, is scouted by a handsome music producer. Ooooh, what will happen next? What a surprise... EVERYONE knows what happens next. ...
Oct 6, 2021
Quickie Review: Meh

Detailed Review: Well, the very first thing I noticed was the female main character's eyes. Like, wow, her eyes take up a lot of her face. But that was quick for me to get used to. This is a romance story about sudden love sprung up by a dude in his mid-20's and a 16-year-old girl. I don't see how hard it would've been to, like, put her in college or something since the school only played a 1% role in this story, but whatever.

The main female enjoys singing, and she does it to relax when the main guy scouts her out ...


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