Tokyo Crazy Paradise
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Tokyo Crazy Paradise

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 東京クレイジーパラダイス


Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 19
Chapters: 111
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 25, 1996 to Apr 25, 2002
Genres: Action Action, Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Themes: Crossdressing Crossdressing, Organized Crime Organized Crime
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Hana to Yume
Authors: Nakamura, Yoshiki (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 8.311 (scored by 69836,983 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #2692
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #890
Members: 17,260
Favorites: 711

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Synopsis

Life in the year 2020 in Tokyo is tough, as crime rates are high, and crimes against women rank second only to murders. To prevent their daughter from being exposed to these crimes, Tsukasa's parents raised her to be a male. Tsukasa aspires to be a policeman fighting against the yakuza, just like her parents. However, her parents died in the line of work, leaving behind Tsukasa and her 3 brothers to fend for themselves. Tsukasa must thus work as a bodyguard for her classmate, Ryuji, who happens to be the leader of the most powerful yakuza group in Tokyo, to pay off the family's debts.

(Source: ANN, edited)

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Characters

Mikaido, Shiva
Supporting
Sumon, Asago
Supporting
Meiko
Supporting
Kozuki, Takuma
Supporting
Shibuya, Ryoko
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

Apr 5, 2008
HOW I WAS INTRODUCED TO TOKYO CRAZY PARADISE:
"Tokyo Crazy Paradise" was one of my random finds. I don't very often read random manga, but in TCP's case, I'm glad I did.

STORY (8/10):
When you boil TCP's story down into a mere plot summary it sounds dull and overdone--girl falls for bad boy, leader of a mafia organization at that. However, doing this certainly doesn't do TCP justice. The story melds romance, drama, and action so well that TCP becomes an incredibly unique story of its own.

ART (7/10):
The art of TCP is by no means bad, but it is a little different. The ...
Jun 19, 2009
I discovered this manga when looking for other works by Nakamura Yoshiki- I was first drawn in by her recent manga, Skip Beat!. It turned out she had written a manga directly before Skip Beat!, called Tokyo Crazy Paradise.

The story seems to cross over both shoujo and shounen lines, the shounen covered by the large amount of violence that occurs in this story and the"'I will protect/serve 'insert name of person or area here'" attitude that many, if not all of the characters hold. This aspect also hold up in the main storyline. The more typical shoujo aspects occur in the lead's focus on taking ...
Mar 31, 2015
Story: 10

Tokyo Crazy Paradise is built upon clichés that we’ve read/watched about a thousand times with manga and anime: yakuza, gender bending, poor girl, rich guy, poor girl becoming the “servant” of rich guy…But these clichés are done well in which you forget they’re clichés in the first place. Warning: this manga is grittier than typical shoujos. There’re drugs, human trafficking, violence, prostitution—yeah, it’s all there. This is a Yakuza story after all. And sure, these things might not faze some readers (the seinen demographic), but need I remind you again that TCP is shoujo? You know, the same thing Kimi ni Todoke (shoujo in ...

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