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B.O.D.Y.

B.O.D.Y.

Alternative Titles

English: B.O.D.Y.
Synonyms: BODY, Saa Kyou mo Gakkou da
Japanese: B.O.D.Y.

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 15
Chapters: 62
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 13, 2003 to Jan 28, 2009
Authors: Mimori, Ao (Story & Art)
Serialization: Bessatsu Margaret

Statistics

Score: 7.641 (scored by 4863 users)
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Ranked: #23912
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Popularity: #462
Members: 11,217
Favorites: 227
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Volumes: /15
Chapters: /62

Synopsis

Everyone thinks 16-year-old Ryouko has weird taste in guys because she can't stop drooling over Ryuu, the strong silent type who sits next to her in class. When she discovers he works for a host club—where women actually pay men to date them—will she finally wise up? Or will he leave his job to be with her? Or will she take a job at the club so he can quit so she can be with him so...? Only one thing's for sure in B.O.D.Y.—you can't put a price on love!

(Source: VIZ Media)

Included one-shot:
Volume 2: Saa Kyou mo Gakkou da

Background

B.O.D.Y. was partially published in English by VIZ Media under Shojo Beat imprint from May 6, 2008 to November 2, 2010 with only the first 11 volumes. Tong Li Publishing Co., Ltd. has published the series in Chinese from November 28, 2007 to May 18, 2009.

Characters

Fuji, Ryuunosuke
Fuji, Ryuunosuke
Main
Sakura, Ryouko
Sakura, Ryouko
Main
Shirai, Kousuke
Shirai, Kousuke
Supporting
Moroboshi, Yuki
Moroboshi, Yuki
Supporting
Hirano, Izumi
Hirano, Izumi
Supporting


More reviewsReviews

natsuocosplay
Jul 30, 2008
First of all, B.O.D.Y. was one of those mangas that I was never planning on reading. But one of my friends shoved it in my face and told me to at least try it. And once I started reading it I just could not put it down.

STORY: At first the story started out like all the others. Girl falls in love with boy. Boy likes girl but there are problems with their relationship. But then, this story took off and became very interesting. More characters were introduced and surprising things happened that you would not expect. Cheating, lying, laughing, crying... the characters made the story read more
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led
Dec 5, 2010
The story sounded good enough in the summary so i picked it up. A girl who falls for a boy who is at first seems like a good shy boy but actually it's all for appearance and he's working as a host after school.
But this is all. Just an interesting concept. After this is all used in the first volumes your left with a very typical boring to death story. About all kinds of love rivals and exams and typical things. Nothing really new. This manga even not trying to refresh something. And no, to take the typical settings for shoujo and put read more
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SpicyAceter
Aug 6, 2008
well, this manga "B.O.D.Y" is about a highschool girl named Sakura and how she has a relationship with a host.The host is also in Sakura's class ,and apparently sits next to he. She has a crush on the boy whose name is Ryu who the has a view of a very obeident boy but man was she wrong. She finds out his real personility and starts going out with him due to his strong will of wanting her to be his girlfriend...They have to go through many obstcles to be together.
Over all i found this book very realistic compared to other shoujo mangas.So i recommend read more
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BBJohnson
Feb 7, 2014
I found this manga on MAL and it seemed interesting. I've been reading manga for years and just recently I've turned to MAL to find new ones.

I really wanted to like this story to be honest, but I hate Fuji. I straight up hate his character. I'm a fan of the whole scarred past, and the bad boy thing still I can't make myself like him.
He's immature, both characters fall in love way to quickly to be realistic and it seems from the very beginning that she is wrapped around his finger and will just blindly follow him anywhere. (think Naruto to Sakura, and read more
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