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Alice 19th

Alice 19th

Alternative Titles

English: Alice 19th
Japanese: ありす19th

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 40
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 20, 2001 to Mar 5, 2003
Authors: Watase, Yuu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Sho-Comi

Statistics

Score: 7.461 (scored by 7149 users)
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Ranked: #37812
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Popularity: #412
Members: 12,069
Favorites: 321
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Volumes: /7
Chapters: /40

Synopsis

The story follows Alice Seno, a 15-year-old girl forever shadowed by her older sister Mayura, who is good at everything she does. At school she is known as "Mayura's little sister" and is relentlessly tormented by the older girls who know that Alice is too weak to fight back.

Alice harbors a deep affection for Kyo Wakamiya, a handsome upperclassman who is on the archery team with Mayura. On the way to school one day, Alice rescues a white rabbit from the road despite the danger to herself, but gets rescued by Kyo and receives a bracelet with a single red stone. The rabbit she saves, however, is no ordinary rabbit. She reveals her true form to Alice and introduces herself as Nyozeka. Alice is told that she is destined to become a Lotis Master. The Lotis Masters use the power of words and communication to enter the Inner Heart of others. It is a powerful ability to be used carefully as Alice soon finds out.

Using the power of the Lotis Words, which reveal themselves to be in the form of runes, Alice accidentally makes her older sister disappear during a dispute over Kyo, whom Mayura had begun dating. Alice then must use the Lotis Words to try and bring her sister back from the dark. She is joined by Kyo who proves to have the Lotis powers as well, and by Frey, another Lotis master who had trained with the masters and arrives with the intention to marry Alice. Unfortunately, Mayura has been taken by the power of the Maram Words, the dark reflection of the Lotis Words. Their only hope lies in Alice and Kyo becoming the legendary Neo-Masters to discover the lost word bonding both Maram and Lotis.

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Background

Alice 19th was published in English by VIZ Media from October 1, 2003 to November 24, 2004.

Characters

Weilhausen, Frey
Weilhausen, Frey
Main
Seno, Alice
Seno, Alice
Main
Wakamiya, Kyou
Wakamiya, Kyou
Main
Nyozeka
Nyozeka
Main
Seno, Mayura
Seno, Mayura
Main
Roland, Christopher William Orson Andrew
Roland, Christopher William Orson Andrew
Supporting
Kazuki
Kazuki
Supporting


More reviewsReviews

Narabinaki
Dec 28, 2007
I enjoyed reading Alice 19th very much. The only genre I could think of giving this is Drama, so if you love a good romance then this is the manga for you!

~Story~

I thought the story was pretty good. It certainly wasn't the most amazing manga I've ever read, but it was quite good. This manga obviously has a strong moral about words, and how you should use them for kindness and not rudeness. It follows a girl, whose sister has fallen to the emotional "darkness" of her soul, and needs to be rescued, and the story progresses from there. Also, relationships develop and become quite read more
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Mantret
May 16, 2008
Possibly one of my favorite mangas ever. The best part about it is that they fight with words, and not meaningless magical powers with a bunch of fancy words. It really stresses inner-goodness, and believing in yourself, and having courage. Plus, the characters are beautifully gorgeous, especially the guys! I loved the romance, and I loved how Alice seems like the true underdog of the story, and ends up being on top. The plot is also really good, it's not your traditional plot and will keep you wondering what will happen next!

Best parts: When Chris shows up, because he is hilarious; anytime Alice and read more
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Shinaxxx
Aug 26, 2009
WOW!! this is kind of manga i've been lookin for the rest of my life.. haha..
good story lines.. superb art.. cute char.. Haa~ this manga is perfect full of romance + magic..
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bitsypookums24
Apr 28, 2008
This is probably one of my favorite (if not my favorite) Yuu Watase work. The story about the power of words is very poignaint, espeically for a shy writer like me. I think this may have some of her most beautiful artwork of any series. I was definetly caught up within the first volume. The only complaint I have is that the ending was rushed and the story could have been expanded more. I really liked the characters introduced at the end and wanted to know more about them. But overall, I highly recommend, especially if one is new to Watase's works. This is a read more
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