Koukou Debut
High School Debut
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Koukou Debut

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Osananajimi wa Gakunenchou, Enren Debut, Koukou Debut Enrenhen
Japanese: 高校デビュー
English: High School Debut
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 15
Chapters: 62
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 13, 2003 to May 13, 2013
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Bessatsu Margaret
Authors: Kawahara, Kazune (Story & Art)


Score: 8.101 (scored by 2816228,162 users)
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Ranked: #5612
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Popularity: #225
Members: 64,098
Favorites: 2,219


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While in middle school, Haruna Nagashima threw herself into playing softball while secretly dreaming of finding romance, but without any luck. High school has just started for her, and she now has the perfect chance to fall in love with a potential boyfriend. But there's one problem—she has no idea where to begin!

On her first day of school, she accidentally bumps into You Komiyama, the most popular boy in the year. With his stunning looks, Haruna is positive he can help. The handsome boy reluctantly agrees to coach her about love under one condition: she must not fall in love with him. Under You's guidance, will Haruna be able to kick off her high school debut and find herself a boyfriend?

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Koukou Debut was published in English as High School Debut by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint in 13 volumes between January 31, 2008 and February 2, 2010; and again in 5 3-in-1 editions between February 4, 2014 and February 3, 2015.

The series was also adapted into a drama CD; a novel written by Kuramoto Yuu; and a Japanese live-action film adaptation in 2011.

The manga was a best-selling series during its publication in Japan and was well-received by critics in North America.


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Feb 23, 2008
This is such an enjoyable manga in every way possible. The story is lighthearted, but not superficial nor dumb; it is a typical shoujo manga that should satisfy any fan of the genre, yet there's still a freshness to it that won't make you feel like you've already read this a thousand times before.

The story's premise is fairly simple. Haruna is a tomboyish girl who spent most of her junior high school involved in sports, and now that she's in high school, she wants to get a boyfriend and learn how to act and dress like a girl. The problem is, she has no idea ...
Feb 13, 2015
A story that will make you smile sooo much.

The heroine is diffrent from the usual. She's strong, protective and yet happy natured. She just sneaks into your heart before you'll know it.

The relationship between the two slowly evolves, but its worth the wait.
I also like the fact that they are always sticking together and theres no annoying love triangle.
The more you read the more you get stuck into and you can feel the love blossoming page by page.

A must read for fans of the genre. The story doenst feel dumb nor transparent at any time, which is very refreshing.
Its just funny, cute, touching.... just ...
Jun 13, 2021
This Shoujo manga is so good. I literally had butterflies in my stomach.
This is your classic go to shojo manga.
Its gonna keep u entertained.
The characters had interesting personalities.
It was funny and romantic and the main character Haruna had an amazing personality even the othe mc Yoh was suprisingly a soothing character and the mangaka did a really good job with all the storyboards.
The way the manga started and the way the story of those two came to be was quite a journey.
And it is a manga which is sure to crack you up.


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