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Beauty Pop

Beauty Pop

Alternative Titles

English: Beauty Pop
Synonyms: Beauty Pop Stage 2, Dream Come True, Teen Drop, Twisted Typhoon, I Want to Be a Prince, Shampoo's Concern, Hysteric Heart, Daily Life in the Narumi Family
Japanese: ビューティーポップ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 57
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 2003 to Feb 2008
Authors: Arai, Kiyoko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Ciao

Statistics

Score: 8.251 (scored by 10563 users)
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Ranked: #3922
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Popularity: #264
Members: 17,862
Favorites: 971
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MangaCiaoArai, Kiyoko (Story & Art)
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Volumes: /10
Chapters: /57

Synopsis

Although a truly gifted hairstylist, Kiri Koshiba has no interest in using her talent to pursue fame and fortune, unlike the three popular boys in the "Scissors Project" at school. Determined to become the best makeover team in Japan, they give showy makeovers to handpicked girls. As much as Kiri tries to shy away from the Scissors Project spotlight, she finds herself responding to beauty's call...

Included one-shots:
Volume 2: Dream Come True
Volume 3: Teen Drop
Volume 7: Twisted Typhoon, I Want to Be a Prince
Volume 10: Shampoo's Concern, Hysteric Heart, Daily Life in the Narumi Family

Background

Beauty Pop was published in English by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint from September 5, 2006 to April 7, 2009.

Characters

Koshiba, Kiri
Koshiba, Kiri
Main
Narumi, Shougo
Narumi, Shougo
Main
Minami, Kei
Minami, Kei
Main
Ochiai, Kazuhiko
Ochiai, Kazuhiko
Main
Aoyama, Kanako
Aoyama, Kanako
Supporting
Iketani, Billy
Iketani, Billy
Supporting
Minamoto, Iori
Minamoto, Iori
Supporting


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mesmerized
Aug 17, 2008
Beauty Pop -

A Manga full of laughs, seriousness, and slight hints of romance. Its a wonderful and enjoyable manga and I'm surprised barely anyone reviewed on it. The Story mainly focuses on Kiri Koshiba; girl gifted with the talent of hairstyling and is the daughter of the famous hairstylist Seiji Koshiba. Her life has changed ever since she encounters the S,P (Scissors Project); three popular guys at Ryokufuu High School that gives the selected girls a beauty touch. I really liked this manga because of its style and the funniness.

Art -

I liked the Art, it was very neatly drawn and also funny. Their looks read more
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Dissapeared
Jan 11, 2008
Beauty Pop is an exellent manga to laugh. The genre is comedy, and it is.
Kiri Koshiba, the daughter of legendary hair stylist Seji Koshiba, has golden hands if it comes to hairstyling (just like her dad). But she don't really care about that fact, and that's what makes it funny, I think. Kiri always has troubles with her rival, Narumi. Narumi is the son of the owner of the biggest hair salon in Japan and he's pretty good in hairstyling too.

The art is really good; it is fine to read and it looks so cute, even the 'bad' guys!

Beauty Pop has a sweet read more
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MoonPrincessPCMD
Apr 8, 2015
I found Beauty Pop to be enjoyable. My favorite genre is rom-com and although I can say that Beauty Pop had both of these things in it was a bit skimpy on romance. If you like to laugh and don't enjoy up front romance this manga is for you. I am not saying that the romance is non-existent it just not the main influence. Overall though the story is interesting with likable characters that don't really get on your nerves. Its art work is pretty good and the story is descent. It really lacks in the pacing. It goes from kind of slow to really read more
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Magdalen
Dec 17, 2010
There is only one reason I'm not giving this manga a 10-so hear me out.

The story revolves around Koshiba Kiri, a slightly aloof girl who comes off as being self-centered. However, she has an extraordinary knack for hairstyling. This isn't taken well by the resident 'genius' hairstyle Shougo Narumi, who vows to beat her along with the help of his club, The Scissors Project.

So yeah, your probably reading this thinking it's an average run-of-the-mill shoujo. Which, if I'm honest, I was expecting that myself. Trust me you couldn't be more wrong. It's almost like the characters have been reversed. Instead of the guy being the read more
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