Handsome na Kanojo
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Handsome na Kanojo

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Synonyms: Handsome Girlfriend, Angel & Adventure, Radical Romance, Green Age, Tenshi to Bouken
Japanese: ハンサムな彼女


Type: Manga
Volumes: 9
Chapters: 41
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 3, 1988 to Dec 3, 1991
Genres: Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Ribon Magazine
Authors: Yoshizumi, Wataru (Story & Art)


Score: 7.211 (scored by 846846 users)
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Ranked: #58412
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Popularity: #8027
Members: 2,271
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Volumes: /9
Chapters: /41


Hagiwara Mio is a young rising star in the celebrity world of Japan. She has always been in love with her neighbor, the handsome actor Morimoto Teruomi, who is the motivation for Mio to continue being an actress. However, Teruomi falls in love with Sawaki Aya instead, who's the best friend of Mio as well as a popular singer. At the verge of a break-down, Mio was comforted by the genius director, Kumagai Ichiya. A heart-broken Mio slowly finds herself attracted to Ichiya in spite of herself, but why is Ichiya always keeping a distance between Mio and himself?

(Source: Mangahere)

Included one-shots:
Volume 8: Tenshi to Bouken, Radical Romance
Volume 9: Green Age


Handsome na Kanojo will be published in Spanish by Planeta Comic in 2017.

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Jun 8, 2015
It took me two days to read this but only because I was busy during those two days. But the important thing was I enjoyed this manga pretty well!

I first discovered Handsome na Kanojo by looking through the Skip Beat's recommendation page. I like the synopsis, the fact that the main character is an actress, the plot revolving around show biz and the kinda old art which made me quickly decide to read it. It was a good choice.

I give the Story and 8/10 because it is a typical showbiz story line. They have similar hurdles, and story arcs with only a select few ...
Oct 13, 2019
Preliminary (19/41 eps)
Handsome na Kanojo is a late 80's/early 90's shoujo romance. Mio is an up-and-coming actress who falls for Ichiya who aspires to be a director. It seems like it's on par with many other shoujo of that time period, but I feel like it has a pretty major flaw in the writing. It feels like the author likes to keep throwing more and more rivals and drama onto the pile, rather than spend the time to properly flesh out anything.

For example, one rival for Mio's love dramatically declares his rivalry to Ichiya, for literally nothing to come of it. He and Mio barely even interact. ...


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