Akari has no interest in Kabuki Theatre, but suddenly she finds herself as the assistant of seventeen-year-old Ryusei Horiuchi, a famous young kabuki actor. He's gloriously handsome yet socially awkward, and performs under the stage name of Shonosuke Ichimura. Akari and Ryusei's relationship is difficult at the beginning, but eventually the two find themselves falling in love. What challenges will Akari and Ryusei face as they try to maintain their relationship against all odds?
Manga in 200 Words: Backstage Prince
Premise: A teenage girl injures a kabuki actor and agrees to be his assistant until he heals. After spending a lot of time together, the two end up falling in love, but plenty of people are ready to tear them apart.
Audience: Teenage girls with idealistic views of love.
Backstage Secret: I got tired of this line pretty quickly, especially since it... read more
a short romantic story of two people from two different kinds of worlds. A typical love overcomes all barriors. read more
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