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Japanese: ぱられる


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 20
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 19, 2000 to Dec 20, 2001
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance, Ecchi Ecchi
Theme: Harem Harem
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Magazine Special
Authors: Kobayashi, Toshihiko (Story & Art)


Score: 7.161 (scored by 36283,628 users)
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Ranked: #63622
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2831
Members: 6,748
Favorites: 35


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Nekota and Hoshino were always arguing at school, but in reality, Nekota actually has a crush on Hoshino. One day, he finally gets up his courage to tell Hoshino his true feelings, but she rejected him with mixed feelings. Feeling sad, Nekota goes home to find that his dad is remarrying another woman, but the catch is that Nekota has to live alone with the woman's daughter while the two parents goes to Europe. The daughter of the woman, however, is Hoshino...

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Oct 30, 2007
Parallel is an average boy meets girl, Romantic Comedy and they somehow end up living together. Pretty simple but it works well with the story. This is a decent Rom/Com and even though it's incredibly similar to it's successor Pastel the story never feels dragged on. Although with this being such a short manga it is easy to finish this, leaving you with an empty feeling inside, from not being completely satisfied.

The artwork is really average, just like this manga and even with poorly drawn male characters at least the girls look good. The characters are the typical batch you'll find in these sort of ...
Feb 5, 2008
Parallel can be considered a typical story about a boy and a girl living together in one roof. There are not many animes/mangas that do this theme well. Even though they are not many producers that make this theme, I am please to say that the producers did a good job in Parallel

The story becomes very intriguing in the start of the manga, however as the manga develops on, it starts to throw random scenes into the manga. This however could be a bad thing for some readers, but in this case, it worked well. The character development, which I will go into detail later, ...
Apr 2, 2015
Parallel is a wonderful short manga that has served its purpose to me, and that was to act as a short pause in between longer running series. It was the right kind of length and not complicated at all to confuse or irritate. The only seriously noticeable flaw about this manga is that it has a last chapter that is completely out of place. The chapter itself is good, but it’s just out of place because the events portrayed in it take place before the story ends at chapter 19.

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Sep 14, 2012 10:01 AM

It’s time to ditch the text file.
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