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Synonyms: Namaiki Zakari.
Japanese: なまいきざかり。


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Oct 19, 2013 to ?
Authors: Miyuki, Mitsubachi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Hana to Yume


Score: 8.121 (scored by 7584 users)
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Ranked: #6642
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Popularity: #213
Members: 22,839
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Upon first sight Machida Yuki knows that she doesn't want anything to do with Naruse Shou, but how can she keep her cool when he is a part of the basketball club she manages?

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Naruse, Shou
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Machida, Yuki
Machida, Yuki
Hakamada, Shizuka
Hakamada, Shizuka

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Nov 5, 2014
mrssirmawk (All reviews)
Namaikizakari can be the favourite shoujo manga for those, who are fed up with the following elements:
- waiting 30 chapters for the first eye contact,
- annoying male/female friends with unnecessary advices,
- created comedy or drama and fillers,
- cat/dog or any other pet,
- the annual school events (cultural festival...)

The list could go on, but one thing is sure: Namaikizakari is one of the most entertaining and exciting shoujo manga, that I've ever read. And it can be all thanked to the frame given by basketball, the characters who are acting like normal people and especially to the main male character, Naruse, who is not gonna wait read more
Sep 23, 2014
chierii (All reviews)
(This review may contain minor spoilers on events that happen in further chapters. Please proceed reading, with the risk that there are spoilers)

Namaikizakari took most of what would be considered a sports manga and somehow made it into a shoujo-sports manga. But I`d have to say that I loved it! It had all the concepts needed to please the readers (without being so cliché); the romance (It was sweet, the way how Yuki found herself falling in love with Shou), the sports, , and the comedy (I found myself laughing at one part, looking at the screen and laughing again).

The story of Namaikizakari starts read more
Oct 12, 2015
Aszao (All reviews)
To start off, here are the things that makes this Shoujo manga special
1. Really unique MC, not a wimp like 90% of you YES I'M TALKING TO YOU TOO RAKU ICHIJOOU
2. Senpaii, older girl which is in my opinion a kuudere?, but really likeable
3. A heartwarming story

The art is great, not the best but definitely one of the better ones.
Detailed characters

^Story & Characters
The story is original, it makes you want to read more and more until you see that there are no chapters left and you start crying
Jokes aside, great characters, great art, rather light hearted, not so much drama

Aug 21, 2014
DaggerSam (All reviews)
This is my first Manga to EVER read and this is my first Manga review, (DUH!). So here goes. So far, there are only 4 chapters and I have went from screaming like a 5 YO who got a new doll to going "AWWW~!!!" and to wanting to throw my laptop out of the window. I absolutely LOVE how Naruse is so open about his love and Yuki is so confused about her feelings and tries to push Naruse away but that only makes Naruse like her more. And whenever Naruse says, "Yuki-senpai" I picture him saying it like this, "Yu-ki-sen-pai." and I also like read more


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