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Bound Beauty

Bound Beauty

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English: Bound Beauty
Synonyms: Shibariya Komachi
Japanese: 縛り屋小町


Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 31
Status: Finished
Published: 2006 to 2010
Authors: Takeuchi, Mick (Story & Art)
Serialization: Princess Gold


Score: 7.441 (scored by 601 users)
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Ranked: #39822
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Popularity: #3688
Members: 1,744
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Volumes: /8
Chapters: /31


Chiko is a high school student who can see other people’s red threads, or the thread that connects one person to his or her soulmate. She uses her ability as a musubi-ya to advice schoolmates on their lovelives, for a fee of course! But upon stumbling upon a hidden room at her school, she sees a mysterious looking white spool of thread that suddenly comes alive and traps her. The next thing she knew, her body has become like a ten-year old kid again and the only way to get back her body is to use the mysterious thread to expel evil spirits and become a real musubi-ya!



Bound Beauty was partially published in English by Go! Comi, who published the first three volumes from September 1, 2008 to May 12, 2009, before the publisher became defunct.


Goto, Chiyako
Goto, Chiyako
Myoonji, Nadeshiko
Myoonji, Nadeshiko
Sakuragi, Isora
Sakuragi, Isora
Nagumo, Akeo
Nagumo, Akeo
Tachiban, Hirotsuna
Tachiban, Hirotsuna
Himuro, Aya
Himuro, Aya

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Oct 5, 2009
>Review is based on the first book in the series

I’m a big fan of Her Majesty’s Dog, so when Bound Beauty (also by Mick Takeuchi) came out last September I went to buy it. Unfortunately, if this first volume is any indication of the rest of the series, I won’t be buying the rest.

Bound Beauty starts off by introducing us to the main character, Chiyako, who can see a person’s “Red String of Fate”. You know, the threads that tie you to your soul mate? Chiyako is making a killing with her “Love Fortunes”, and it turns out that some people don’t like that. It’s read more
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May 31, 2011
Story - 9
Art - 9
Characters - 9
Enjoyment - 10
Overall = 9

Please do take time to actually READ this story.

Sure, it's somewhat confusing in the beginning but it only gets better, IMHO of course. I found myself engaged almost immediately - my habit of flipping the book open in the middle to see if it can draw me in halfway, even without knowing how things started, had never failed to find me an interesting read.

The story starts out rather lightly, but bad things are afoot and scheming. It gets progressively darker as you go on. Argh! I shiver just remembering some things - not necessarily read more
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