Oiran Girl
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Oiran Girl

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Synonyms: Ginrou no Sakura, The Silver Wolf's Sakura
Japanese: おいらんガール


Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 27
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 24, 2009 to Nov 24, 2012
Genres: Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance, Supernatural Supernatural
Themes: Gender Bender Gender Bender, Historical Historical
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: LaLa
Authors: Hibiki, Wataru (Story & Art)


Score: 7.571 (scored by 18171,817 users)
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Ranked: #21692
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Popularity: #3489
Members: 4,202
Favorites: 20

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Eight years ago, Tsubaki, a daughter of a successful businessman, was reluctantly given to the Yoshiwara, the red light district of Tokyo, after a tragic fire burned down the entire family's wealth and belongings. Shin, a childhood friend of Tsubaki's, coldly turned his back on her now that she was poor. Furious, Tsubaki, threw herself into becoming a top oiran girl to beguile him with her looks and then reject him one day! But plans are never as easy as they seem. For one, the beautiful and cold-hearted Takao stands in her way.

Included one-shot:
Volume 4: Ginrou no Sakura (The Silver Wolf's Sakura)


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Mar 13, 2016
Mako (All reviews)
I'm surprised to see Oiran Girl has never been reviewed on MAL. Although it's a regular historical shoujo in terms of story (heroine that lost all her fortune, forbidden love, the dashing hero who protects her and is obviously deeply in love but is bound by the shackles of their previous master/servant relationship, the obvious historical setting of Yoshiwara, yada yada, you know the drill), the delicious art and the most wonderful expressions of the characters turn it into a worthy read. Obviously, not the first and not the most original manga about Yoshiwara, it still manages to grab and hold your attention from the read more
Aug 20, 2016
Chinomi-san (All reviews)
I've always thought courtesan houses interesting, seeing the culture difference between Japan and America. In lower terms, people would describe such courtesans as "high-class prostitutes". But a deeper dive into the culture reveals more of what the courtesans offered before sexual services, such as entertainment in multiple arts like tea-serving, dancing, and more. Don't get me wrong; Oiran Girl isn't a super informative manga about Tsubaki's transition from mere girl to oiran. Though the manga is built on history, it's more dependent upon the new characters and conflicts introduced every chapter that could threaten Tsubaki's ascension to top courtesan or possibly reveal oiran Takao's greatest read more
Apr 1, 2017
AliasAlien (All reviews)
WOW, I can't believe this isn't a more popular read. That being said, I had low expectations when I started reading, and almost stopped reading 4 chapters in, but decided to stick it out for a few more just in case. I am so glad I did!

The main female character, Tsubaki, is a strong female lead without being over-the-top aggressive or so in charge that it's unrealistic. She has a mind of her own and saves people from situations, but also gets saved herself, which I find a lot more realistic than other female leads who are either one or the other. I found her read more
Oct 17, 2012
jojotjw (All reviews)
--This review is for the included one-shot: "Ginrou no Sakura"--

Wolves with silver eyes who can transform themselves from beasts to humans and from human to beasts. Only one has been said to be alive. The whole village is busy hunting it down and kill it for a reward. One of them is Sakura, her brother is ill so she needs the money. So what will happen when the wolf and Sakura meet?

The story is really amazing. It's very original and exciting to read. It's not a typical shoujo manga. While reading you want to kow more. Until the end of the story you don't know read more

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