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Watashi ga Motete Dousunda

Watashi ga Motete Dousunda

Alternative Titles

English: Kiss Him, Not Me
Synonyms: Boys, Please Kiss Him Instead of Me, What will you do if I become popular?
Japanese: 私がモテてどうすんだ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 14
Chapters: 60
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 13, 2013 to Feb 13, 2018
Authors: Junko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Bessatsu Friend


Score: 7.701 (scored by 10154 users)
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Ranked: #22572
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Popularity: #237
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Rather than a prince and a princess living happily ever after together, it is much more appealing to see a prince and a prince fall in love.

Believing in this wholeheartedly, Kae Serinuma is an overweight second-year high school girl who spends her days obsessing over fictional boys and fantasizing about men being in love with each other. In particular, she ships her male classmates Nozomu Nanashima and Yuusuke Igarashi—in her mind, every interaction they have hints at their romance. However, Kae's entire world is turned upside down when her favorite anime character dies. Heartbroken, she locks herself in her room and cuts off all contact from society. When she finally emerges a week later, she has slimmed down to have become a radiant beauty!

Now, all the boys that Kae was content with watching from afar are suddenly pursuing her—the only problem is, Kae wants no part in it! She would much rather they kiss each other, not her. In the battle for her heart, Kae ensnares the boys in her wild fantasies and exposes them to the true nature of a fujoshi's world.

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Watashi ga Motete Dousunda has been published in English as Kiss Him, Not Me by Kodansha Comics USA since October 13, 2015, and in Polish by Kotori since December 16, 2016.

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Jun 30, 2018
intotheheart (All reviews)
I think this manga balanced romance, and drama really well. Characters were generally well developed, with a light touch. The cast mostly focuses on our protagonist Serinuma Kae, and her suitors. Each of them had interesting backstories, hobbies, and approaches to romance.

It read like a standard shoujo romance, and asked why characters love, or appreciate each other. Is it appearance, or something else? This manga takes the time to explore it. The use of an otaku leading character was also useful, as the author made use of her hobbies and Kae's obsession with her favourite character to explore the dynamics between fiction, and reality.

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Jan 25, 2019
kikichan_ (All reviews)
“Wow, this was really good.”

– That's what I thought after finishing the last chapter.

I’m a shipper alright. On top of that, I’m also a simple person, so I usually ship the girl with the first guy to appear. This manga, however, despite providing five possible love interests for the main heroin, didn’t make me ship, strangely enough.

I liked all the boyfriend/girlfriend candidates, they were all unique and all funny in their way. Sure, when Kae had moments with Igarashi, it felt wrong (i'm sorry, Yuusuke). I immediately fell in love with Mutsumi-senpai, because he always cared for Kae, always put her first and didn’t care, read more
Oct 25, 2018
isahbellah (All reviews)
Let me start this review with the problematics: As a fat person, I often search for things with my representation. Unironically, it's hard to find a piece of media that focuses on an overweight female, but occasionally I come across stuff like Kiss Him, Not Me. At first, I was very excited to begin reading, this seemed right up my alley! But...

The beginning of the story is pretty fatphobic.

Let me introduce you to the characters:
- **Serinuma**, the MC, who actually doesn't give 2 SHITS about her own appearance so that's REALLY COOL. She's a fujoshi, so all that she cares about (REALLY) is... two guys read more
Feb 7, 2019
alittlelaughter (All reviews)
I thought the characters were all funny and endearing. What drew me into this manga was I guess all the fangirling the main character did in the first chapter. I found it relatable and so funny. The love interests are adorable and all the banter between the characters I thought were so sweet and cute. It made me go "awwww "in sincerity. Plot wise. I enjoyed it there were times where I was wondering who will she really end up with wth is she thinking. I got angry and sad. Luckily she chose my fave. The ending felt rushed or else I would of read more


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