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Synonyms: Pika Ichi, Pikaichi, Pika-ichi, Picaichi, Pica-ichi, First Flash
Japanese: ピカ☆イチ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 28
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 28, 2010 to Jan 28, 2013
Genres: Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: ARIA
Authors: Maki, Youko (Story), Mochida, Aki (Art)


Score: 7.331 (scored by 30483,048 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #43552
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2082
Members: 9,696
Favorites: 35


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Volumes: /7
Chapters: /28


The story of two painfully shy teens who love yakuza movies. An incident at school pushes them over the edge, and they decide to drop their mousiness in order to dispense some "justice."

(Source: Omari's Sister)



Oct 22, 2013
Pika Ichi is about two students Torau and Hanako who see the corruption in a school they love and their high sense of honor and justice makes them band together to help reform the school.

Story: 8
This story has some cliches like the elite school with arrogant elitist students is hardly a road untraveled, but the way it is portrayed is done in a non conventional way in that even though it's a shoujo manga it has a slightly shonen edge that really sets it apart from other series. You get all the perks of shoujo (Romance, school life, comedy, etc.) with the added edge of ...
Jul 7, 2012
Preliminary (10/28 eps)
So I happened to come across this manga while looking in the recommendations of the manga "Arisa" if you are a fan of that manga or "Oresama Teacher" and "Boys before Flowers" than you will definitely like this manga! This review is made after only 10 chapters of the manga.

Story (7 out of 10)- The story is very creative with having Yakuza movies inspire the characters to stop the bullying in the school. The story is very "Boys Before Flowers" -esque because of the feel of having two students going against this higher power in the school. Though there are some cliche scenes the story ...
Jul 6, 2019
I picked this out because I wanted to read a 'delinquent romance' story. In that aspect, it didn't particularly meet my expectations.

Story: 6
Solid story about students wanting to improve the reputation of the school. However the romance was disappointing and the weird love triangle was unnecessary.

Art: 6
It was alright, but nothing outstanding. Quite similar to every other shoujo title from 2005 onwards. Hanako and Mamoru look exactly the same so it hard to keep track of who was who sometimes. Dougen and Tarou also look the same facially, but different hair colour.

Character: 4
None of the characters are particularly memorable, and Dougen's motivations are confusing and ...


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