The Other Side of the Mirror
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The Other Side of the Mirror

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: 99 Roses, Peggy, The Funeral Procession of Stars
Japanese: 鏡子的另一邊
English: The Other Side of the Mirror
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Information

Type: Manhua
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 12
Status: Finished
Published: 1999
Genres: Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Serialization: None
Authors: Jo, Chen (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.201 (scored by 786786 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #58752
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #9355
Members: 1,929
Favorites: 10

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ManhuaJo, Chen (Story & Art)
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Volumes: /2
Chapters: /12

Synopsis

In the dismal backdrop of New York City, Southern-belle-turned-prostitute Sunny meets the college-educated Lou, who makes a living by out-drinking people at bars. What first starts as a night of drunken passion quickly spirals into unexpected love, as together they begin to search for meaning in a world that has all but deserted them...

(Source: Tokyopop)

Included one-shots:
Volume 1: 99 Roses
Volume 2: Peggy; The Funeral Procession of Stars (2 parts)

Background

The Other Side of the Mirror was published in English by Tokyopop, from December 11, 2007 to April 1, 2008.

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Reviews

Dec 14, 2008
Preliminary (Unknown/12 eps)
I have the highest respect for this manga, simply because of the art. I have yet to see a more realistic manga that this. The proportions and colored shading are beautiful.
The story is just as real as the artwork. It may fiction but every event could occur. The farthest it strays is getting married to someone you've only known a month.
It is a romance though and that just isn’t my cup of tea.
Jul 30, 2010
Preliminary (11/12 eps)
Beatiful.This little story made my day.

Characters& Story:
7/10 (both)
Two slightly original characters accidentally meet:she's a runaway-escaped with her boyfriend from a father that was violent with her-and just became a prostitute,after her partner abandoned her, and he's an ex-farmer boy who trasferred to the city in order to make a fortune,but only ended up wasting his savings.

The most important difference between them is the way they face life:surprisingly,the woman(Sunny) is optimistic and still believes she can change her life with her actions,step by step.
On the opposite side there's the male protagonist(Lou):he left his home when he was still young,with the hightest hopes,but coming to city ...
Mar 25, 2023
The Other Side of the Mirror isn’t worth your time.

I will be honest, I'd seen the positive reviews for it, but after I read it I had… no words. If you want a story about love persisting through hardship and an unlikely but beautiful romance, look somewhere else. This isn’t it.

I won’t even deign to rate the art on this one– it’s good, sure, but that is completely irrelevant in the face of the shallow story and oh, how could I forget, the blatant racism. Yeah. Yeah that’s right. But no, that’s not the only reason this manhua isn’t worth your time.
The story ...

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