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AKB49: Renai Kinshi Jourei

AKB49: Renai Kinshi Jourei

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Synonyms: AKB49: The Rules Against Love
Japanese: AKB49〜恋愛禁止条例〜


Type: Manga
Volumes: 29
Chapters: 263
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 25, 2010 to Jan 20, 2016
Authors: Miyajima, Reiji (Art)


Score: 7.651 (scored by 3589 users)
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Ranked: #25572
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Popularity: #981
Members: 9,399
Favorites: 267
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People everywhere admire the popular idol group AKB48, and Hiroko Yoshinaga is no different. She dreams of becoming a member of AKB48, but stage fright gets in the way of every audition. Having failed so many times, Yoshinaga decides to tryout one last time before giving up for good.

Though uninterested in idols, Minoru Urayama wants to help Yoshinaga realize her dream. Disguising himself as a girl named "Urakawa Minori," he participates in the audition for AKB48 as well, hoping to assist Yoshinaga through the tryouts. However, things go better than expected when both Yoshinaga and "Minori" are recruited! As he enters the world of pop music, Minoru must continue to hide his secret all while supporting Yoshinaga's dreams and finding one of his own.

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Nov 29, 2017
ZeLFairyTail (All reviews)
Story: (9)
The story center around a high school boy, Minoru Urayama, joining the Japanese idol group AKB48 in order to support his crush, Hiroko Yoshinaga. He enters the group under the name Minori Urakawa and tried his best to survive in the whole female idol group. During this mess he became more and more involved with the group as he also slowly began to change.
This isn't a classical gender swap or harem story as the plot rarely goes into that direction. Instead it focuses its romance as something more of a motivation and should be classified as more of a shounen trope filled with struggles read more
Jun 3, 2012
MinM66 (All reviews)
Story -
This story revolves around a high-school student who pretends to be a female in order to support his love interest from within the audition, however what he did not expect was to be one of the candidates to pass, so he continues to support his love interest from within the group as Minori as well as from outside as Minoru. The synopsis, along with my short description, would lead you to believe that this story lacks an actual story and that it is just another one of those manga's that starts off interesting enough read more
Apr 3, 2013
Lylaaz (All reviews)
Is your loved one struggling to reach her dreams? Well, man up! Dress up as a woman and help your darling to become part of the top idol group. At least that's what our main protagonist Urayama Minoru did. And is it working out? well.. that's for you to find out, or you can get a glimpse of hint by reading this review.

STORY 7 - Well there is this one girl Yoshinaga and her wish is to become a part of AKB idol group. The guy Minoru is her secret lover. Cute right? And then there were auditions or something along those lines. And because read more


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