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Japanese: ダウト!!
English: Doubt!!
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 6
Chapters: 28
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 24, 2000 to 2002
Genres: Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Betsucomi
Authors: Izumi, Kaneyoshi (Story & Art)


Score: 6.761 (scored by 12351,235 users)
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Ranked: #118992
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #6372
Members: 2,850
Favorites: 32
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Ai Maekawa is a jimi—a homely, studious girl. After being horribly embarrassed by a popular student towards the end of middle school, Ai uses the break between middle and high school to carry out a complete makeover. Between dieting, makeup and new clothes, Ai makes herself into a beauty. Imbued with newfound confidence, she decides to pursue Sô Ichinose, the most handsome and popular boy in her class. Over the course of the series, Ai attempts to win and keep Sou's affections, as well as friends both female and male.

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Doubt!! was published in English by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint from March 1, 2005 to January 10, 2006.



Apr 20, 2021
I really liked Doubt!! because it is such a unique shoujo. It’s definitely not a life-changing manga and it doesn’t take itself too seriously. But that’s what makes it so refreshing. As someone who has read A LOT of romance manga, especially shoujo, the formula can get repetitive. That’s why, I really appreciate these funny mangas that are so unique. It’s definitely a older manga, so be ready for that difference.

As for the comment about the manga pushing a negative message, I don’t really agree. I found the manga to be very satirical, almost a commentary on society. I mean society is not pretty and ...
Jul 2, 2012
Mixed Feelings
First of all, let me just warn you that the plot is VERY superficial and 'fake', if you will. Story starts off with our main heroine as a nerd, ugly and fat. However, because of various reasons (shown in manga), she decides to attend a high school where none of her junior high friends are going in order to change her appearance from 'jimmy' to 'hot stuff'. There she falls in love with our main hero, who is not the brightest, but 'who cares he's hot'. And the journey of superficial-ness begins. I was liking the manga at the beginning because Ai, main heroine, was ...
Apr 20, 2008
I really wish I could say I liked this series- the art was good, and the main SIDE characters are likable, but I didn't. The plot itself was VERY superficial, and sent a VERY negative message towards its target audience. The message the plot was trying to give out is to get friends, and to get a boyfriend, that a girl must change not only her appearance(become 'beautiful'), but also her entire personality as well. It also was giving the message that overweight people can never get a boyfriend because "no one will ever like them for their personality alone; it's just a fantasy", and ...

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Aug 13, 2009 8:25 PM

It’s time to ditch the text file.
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