Otomen, Volume 1

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VIZ Media LLC, Feb 3, 2009 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
176 Reviews
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Asuka Masamune is a guy who loves girly things--sewing, knitting, making cute stuffed animals and reading shojo comics. But in a world where boys are expected to act manly, Asuka must hide his beloved hobbies and play the part of a masculine jock instead. Ryo Miyakozuka, on the other hand, is a girl who can't sew or bake a cake to save her life. Asuka finds himself drawn to Ryo, but she likes only the manliest of men! Can Asuka ever show his true self to anyone, much less to the girl that he's falling for?

Asuka Masamune is a guy who loves girly things--sewing, knitting, making cute stuffed animals and reading shojo comics. But in a world where boys are expected to act manly, Asuka must hide his beloved hobbies and play the part of a masculine jock instead. Ryo Miyakozuka, on the other hand, is a girl who can't sew or bake a cake to save her life. Asuka finds himself drawn to Ryo, but she likes only the manliest of men! Can Asuka ever show his true self to anyone, much less to the girl he's falling for?

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Review: Otomen, Vol. 6 (Otomen #6)

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I was kind of disappointed with this segment of Otomen. I am glad that Hajime was there again, as I didn't expect him to play a large role in future graphic novels, but Ryo barely made an appearance ... Read full review

Review: Otomen, Vol. 18 (Otomen #18)

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a ridiculous series gets a ridiculous ending xD Read full review

About the author (2009)

Aya Kanno was born in Tokyo, Japan. She is the creator of Soul Rescue, which has been published in the United States, and her latest work, Otomen, is currently being serialized in Japan's BetsuHana magazine. Blank Slate was originally published as Akusaga in Japan in Hana to Yume magazine.

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