Bijo ga Yajuu
Beauty Is the Beast
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Bijo ga Yajuu

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Synonyms: Kai-kin
Japanese: 美女が野獣
English: Beauty Is the Beast
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 29
Status: Finished
Published: May 24, 2002 to Dec 24, 2004
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: LaLa
Authors: Matsumoto, Tomo (Story & Art)


Score: 7.261 (scored by 28752,875 users)
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Ranked: #51552
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Popularity: #3576
Members: 5,502
Favorites: 61


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Volumes: /5
Chapters: /29


When bubbly eleventh-grader Eimi Yamashita finds out that her parents are relocating for work, she decides to strike out on her own and move into a dormitory for girls. Little does Eimi suspect the exciting romantic adventures that await her there!

(Source: VIZ Media)

Included one-shot:
Volume 5: Kai-kin


Bijo ga Yajuu was published in English as Beauty Is the Beast by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint from November 1, 2005 to November 7, 2006


Sawaguchi, Natsuki
Katsuragi, Suzu


Feb 27, 2022
Reread this after four years or so. Beauty is the beast is a manga I always remembered even though I didn’t recall the plot much. I don’t know, the first time I read it I was really impressed by how different it was from the shoujo’s I had been reading? But early 2000’s shoujo do have such vibes so yeah….
As much as I love this manga I’m only giving it an 8 (or I’d say a 7.5) because the ending was super rushed….Actually I rated it back then only so I was kinda surprised now with my rating considering how I regarded this manga highly….and ...
Jul 22, 2016
Mixed Feelings
If you're ever in need of a quick, lighthearted pick-me-up, this series can do the trick. The narrative isn't convoluted nor does it capitalize on the torture and tragedies of characters for shock value as some romcoms tend to do. However, it does contain the death of a sibling (Ch. 25/26) which I did not enjoy because it came out of nowhere. It was almost written as if Wanichin (the love interest) saw Eimi (the protagonist) as a sister instead of a prospective love interest. There were parallels drawn between his sister and Eimi and then the creator immediately changed her mind because she remembered ...
Jan 1, 2008
this story was not very good in my opinion. i have finished the series but i had to read the ending 2 times for me to still not understand what happend.
the characters were okay, but the storyline to me was not understandable. in every volume the story kind of changed to what i was thinking it was going a different direction.i will admit that some parts were funny but it was kind of boring. if you liked the series you might have your own opinon about it, but i disliked it.

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