Idol Pretender
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Idol Pretender

Alternative Titles

Japanese: アイドル・プリテンダー


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 15
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 5, 2011 to Aug 5, 2013
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Ecchi Ecchi
Theme: Magical Sex Shift Magical Sex Shift
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Champion RED Ichigo
Authors: Haruse, Hiroki (Story & Art)


Score: 6.941 (scored by 38793,879 users)
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Ranked: #89362
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Popularity: #2064
Members: 8,219
Favorites: 103
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Chinami Eita wants to become a true man so he can confess to his secret love, the school idol Yuika. He tries to achieve that by beating the crap out of everyone he can. However, when he has a cold and accidentally takes the wrong medicine, he is turned into a girl—an incredibly cute girl. In order to earn enough money to turn himself back into a guy, he pursues a career as an idol and ends up meeting Yuika who also wants to become an idol. As their encounters with each other increase, she starts to get enchanted by his demeanor...


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May 11, 2014
I recommend this manga to people have read gender-benders before, and to people who are tired of a cut-and-paste RomCom full of sexist fan-service and unrealistic character behaviors.

I'm a big fan of the gender-bender genre I think it adds a really interesting and unique-to-its-genre dynamic that you just can't compare to the other genres out there.
That said, there are a lot of problems that a lot of gender-bender writers fail to work around. A lot of works tend to be sexist and blatantly unapologetic for it. As much as I love the genre for its potential, too seldom is it written with the potential it ...
Nov 7, 2013
Mixed Feelings
Great… another gender bender manga… It’s almost like the authors of these mangas really hate men because it seems that almost all the men end up as women in these types. And then to top it off, we have a harem of boys and girls who like the character and each personality is pretty much infatuated by the main character. But anyway, I drew the short straw of the randomizer (I sometimes use that to figure out what I will be reading or watching next) so now I have to dive right in.

I’m sorry to bring this up but isn’t it really bad when there ...
Jun 8, 2020
Mixed Feelings
CONTENT WARNING: This is a genderbend manga, so think twice before reading if you are made uncomfortable by this genre of manga, and please refrain from posting anything rude about the series beyond simple criticism in order to make the community as non-toxic as possible for people who just want to enjoy the series. Thank you in advance.

Idol Pretender had potential. If you're remotely familiar with any sort of competitive sport or game you'll know that saying something has 'potential' is just an insult in disguise. In this case, though, I mean it. Idol Pretender could have been something great. Incredible, even. Instead, all it ...

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