Kyoko moves to the big city with the prince of her dreams Shotaro; he wants to make it big in the entertainment business, so she works hard at many different jobs to support him as he achieves his dream. However, one day, Kyoko accidentally discovers the horrible truth: the love of her life thinks of her as a 'plain and boring woman!' Outraged, Kyoko swears revenge - she will make it even bigger than Shotaro in the entertainment world. The only question is, how will she fulfill her desire?
There are very few manga that have left me with the kind of painful cramps that come from hysterical laughter. For my personal comedy tastes, Excel Saga, and 1/2 Prince immediately come to mind. I also found Perfect Girl Evolution and Rave Master to be an excellent source of laughs. Perhaps it's just that I enjoy parodies. And this brings me to Skip Beat! - a manga I'm reviewing because... read more
Premise - A girl is tossed aside by her childhood friend who's now a celebrity and decides to pursue him in showbiz. Plot Exposition - This is perfect pacing. Perfect. Pacing. Pacing. Perfect. It's so interesting as well! Protagonist - This is one of the most likable characters ever written. Relatable, interesting and awesome. Love Interest- He seems almost flawless, but he has a childish side and even a... read more
|Skip Beat!||TV||2008||Anime Adaptation|