Shishunki Bitter Change
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Shishunki Bitter Change

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Synonyms: Puberty Bitter Change
Japanese: 思春期ビターチェンジ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 9
Chapters: 67
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 25, 2012 to Jan 15, 2019
Genres: Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Themes: Psychological Psychological, School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Comic Polaris
Authors: Masayoshi (Story & Art)


Score: 7.701 (scored by 63246,324 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #15212
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #927
Members: 16,010
Favorites: 400

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In stories of people who swap bodies, they always return to their rightful places. But what if that never happens? Unfortunately, this is the exact predicament Yui Ootsuka and Yuuta Kimura find themselves in.

One day, after Yuuta comes crashing down on Yui from the treetops, both children find themselves in an unfamiliar body. But no matter how desperately they try, they are unable to revert things to how they originally were. In the end, they settle with going about each other's lives as if nothing had happened, determined to keep the incident a secret. Though merely classmates in the past, this inexplicable accident binds their fates tightly together.

Shishunki Bitter Change follows Yui and Yuuta through the years as they struggle through a life that is not their own. In this wearisome situation, the two of them discover what it truly means to walk in someone else's shoes.

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Nov 8, 2020
emmeka (All reviews)
Ahhh, body swapping. That tired old cliché that has been done hundreds of times in manga. Usually, we get a cheap laugh or two about the characters' failures at keeping up their façade around their family and friends, maybe a couple ecchi situations for the unsuspecting boy stuck in a girl's body, and a hackneyed romantic development to wrap things up before everything goes back to normal. And so begins this manga: with an elementary school boy and girl who swapped bodies after falling out of a tree and banging their heads together.

Given how well-trodden and mediocre the trope it builds its premise around read more
Sep 17, 2020
Spindleglass (All reviews)
Shisunki Bitter Change is a pleasant surprise. The basic premise deals with an uptight little girl finding herself in an uruly little boys body and vice versa. The change is not easily reverted and they are stuck dealing with this problem as they continue growing up.

Gender swaps are not unusal in certain anime or manga and they are normally filled with comedic jokes and gags; however, Shisunki takes this concept a step further by actually entertaining us with the notion of what really would happen if faced with this dilemma.

That doesnt mean the series is devoid of any comedy regarding its situation, there is, but read more
Dec 5, 2021
thunderturd12000 (All reviews)
**could be sort of a spoiler about the ending**

this is something that should have been close to a masterpiece. unfortunately it almost seemed as if the author wanted to ruin their own work. the premise is fascinating and should lead to a great deal of drama and comedy. to a small extent it delivers on the drama front, but fails due to the contrivances of "character development". simply put, yui and kazuma are awful people. they literally ruined this for me. i stuck it out in hopes that they would eventually mature into better people and we would see positive developments of the various read more
Nov 22, 2015
MagicalMahou (All reviews)
As much as I like my Steins;Gates, Fate/Zeros and Evangelions, there are far too many things about the Slice of Life genre that attract me so much to it. Probably because the so-called "otaku" influence had gotten to my head and got me so into such mundane settings. However, quite recently, I learned the reason as to why Slice of Life is, really, my most favorite genre and that is, not because I can relate, not because there are short skirts abound and most definitely not because I'm a teenager but ultimately because of the complexity of mundane human beings. Now, I know it read more

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