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Keito Aoyama was a famous child actress until a traumatic event occurred, causing her to retire early. Afterwards, she refused to attend school and successfully shut out all of the people around her. Now, Keito has chosen to spend her days alone, until one day she meets a man who takes her to El Liston, a free school for people like Keito who don't fit in anywhere else. As Keito attempts to overcome her past, she learns to confide in others and befriends Rei, Kouichi, and Momiji. Will her friends be able to help her in this new stage of her life at El Liston, or is it already too late for Keito to start over?
If you like either Skip Beat or Cat Street, you should definitely give the other a try.
Both mangas deal with acting (while CS focuses a lot more on the relationships of the female lead; SB focuses a bit more on professional acting than CS). Both mangas offer in depth relationships between the female lead and their surrounding people. While SB is more comedic and upbeat, CS offers a more emotional side of the story.
Both are diamonds in a dozen so give them a try, you won't be disappointed!
As acting plays an iatrical role in Cat Street and Skip Beat the two series blend in a multitude of ways as the heroines light up the stage trying to reveal their skills and power. The two mangas focus on relationships between the female leads and the other characters who help her along her way.
the main characters in both skip beat and cat street are upcomming popular actress. a group of people support them from behind. They both fall in love unexpectedly with the people close to them and their stories are both interesting. XD
They both deal with the personal and professional journey of young woman with emotional issues. The lead characters are similiar in that they are both naturally gifted actresses with poor social skills and strange personalities. The male leads are also similar in that they come off as uncaring but always seem to be there to help out.
After the death of her parents, Tsukasa turns to her classmate Ryuji, a yakuza boss, for shelter and a job. Ryuji is generally grave, but purposefully indebts Tsukasa to him so that she has to keep working for him, and he can keep his friend near him. Tsukasa is a simple-minded girl who desperately searches for money to pay off her debts to Ryuji. To make money, she takes on suspicious jobs in addition to being Ryuji's bodyguard, but always ends up in trouble. Ryuji and Tsukasa take turns saving each other as they fight together against the spread of dangerous drugs and weaponry that would destroy Tokyo even more than it has already degraded.
They both are written by the same author, so the drawings/humor would be similar. The stories have there own way of going. In both, the main character undergoes amazing transformations which make you want to see more.
If you are interested in strong female leads, either one of these should be exactly what you're looking for.
Both TCP and SB feature strong female leads that contrast from the typical weak women in manga. They both have a temper and can kick some major butt. If you like girl power, try one of these.
Same author, and the characters feel similar. Both of these stories are very fun reads with suspenseful story arcs and love triangles that keep the pages turning! Definite must reads!
Given that they share an author, the art and homour is very similar between these two. Whilst the romance develops in a different way, this aspect is also similar.
The stories themselves are very different with TCP being more of an action story and SB being more of a drama, they still share the underlying theme of a girl striving to find herself while falling for the guy that always seems to be there when she needs him most.
Personally, I love this author and would recommend both of these stories to everyone that enjoys a good romcom.
Mikan's best friend in the entire world, Hotaru, has moved away to a school for geniuses. Mikan misses her friend so much that she runs away to Tokyo to find the mysterious Alice Academy. However, once there, Mikan discovers that it is actually a secret school for children with special abilities. Alice Academy is filled with boys and girls who can do anything from make crazy inventions to control fire. In order to stay with her friend, Mikan tries to enter the Academy, but there's a catch: she doesn't have any special powers! Now Mikan must prove herself to her classmates in order to stay by Hotaru's side.
If you like Skip Beat! or Gakuen Alice you would like the other because both have strong, erratic female leads who enter new enviorments, for reasons that seem silly but become more serious and inthralling as the series continues. Both have complicating love interests and profuse situations.
Both main characters are young ladies (Mikan in Gakuen Alice being grade schooler age) who have fiery spirit and a "never say never!" attitude which helps them achieve the near-impossible when everyone is counting them out. They quickly learn to harbor friendships and their personalities ultimately attract others to them. Plus, both have something unique about them that's different from others in an already diverse world they live in (Mogami's acting world and Mikan's Alice world).
If you enjoy one, give the other a shot. Both are full of comedy, romance, and adventure that will leave you rooting for the main lead and her friends as they strive achieve their dreams.
I love skip beat. It's funny, original, and unpredictable - which, lets face it, is rare in shoujo. Gakuen Alice, while slightly more predictable, also has a wonderful leading couple. It's super cute, full of magic (who doesnt like magic?), and can still be serious. The art for both mangas rock and the plots are compelling.
Ouran High School is a prestigious private academy where money and status count for everything. Haruhi Fujioka is a scholarship student at the elite school, and is appalled by the lazy attitude of the rich and powerful students towards their studies. The Host Club is a clear example of this: a group of six attractive and wealthy boys spend their time entertaining the female pupils for a profit. When Haruhi accidentally breaks a ¥8,000,000 vase belonging to the club, they force her to work off her debt as one of the club's members; and to do so, she must masquerade as a boy! Can Haruhi keep her gender a secret from the club's exclusive clients?
Both mangas have a truly crazy sense to their humour and both have very strong female leads that don't fall into the stereotypical idea of a heroine only looking for love. They both have good looking guys as well for the lovers of shoujo stories.
Skip Beat and Ouran High School Host Club both have stronge female characters where the people around them look up to them. They also both have a great deal of comedic aspects to the plot and shoujo romance throughout.
When Fujimaru's father's business fails he runs away once more and leaves Fujimara on her own to sleep in the park. However, Fujimaru's luck changes when she saves the beautiful vice president of the student council from a guy, only to find out that the vice president is male and cross-dressing as a girl. Ryou works for Peacock, a showbiz company, and it's company policy for their actors to disguise themselves for everyday life. Ryou offers Fujimaru a job as his manager because he needs help getting work, and thus Fujimaru must disguise herself as a boy from henceforth. Can Fujimaru fulfill her obligations, defend Ryou, and keep their secrets safe at the same time?
Skip Beat and Penguin Revolution remind me of each other because both of them are about people trying to make it in the entertainment world, if you liked one then you would like the other for sure. The guy in Penguin Revolution reminds me of the main in Skip Beat and they also both work in companies surronded in mystery. The comedy in Skip Beat is more often but every once in a while Penguin Revolution will give you a good laugh. Both of them are very good and draw you in and the atmosphere is the same. For some reason it is hard to find all of the Penguin Revolution Chapters online but I know Citymanga has most of them and all other sites have the last Chapters.
Though the plot might be slightly different the stories take place in the same kind of world, the entertainment world. Both have their share of romance and a lot of different characters with different personalities come by. (The two male main character look a lot alike too, black haired and blonde though their personalities are nothing alike)