My Dress-Up Darling

Alt title: Sono Bisque Doll wa Koi wo Suru

Vol: 12+; Ch: 101+
2018 - ?
4.194 out of 5 from 1,996 votes
Rank #939
My Dress-Up Darling

Traumatized by a childhood incident with a friend who took exception to his love of traditional dolls, doll-artisan hopeful Wakana Gojou passes his days as a loner, finding solace in the home ec room at his high school. To Wakana, people like beautiful Marin Kitagawa, a trendy girl who's always surrounded by a throng of friends, is practically an alien from another world. But when cheerful Marin--never one to be shy--spots Wakana sewing away one day after school, she barges in with the aim of roping her quiet classmante into her secret hobby: cosplay! Will Wakana's wounded heart be able to handle the invasion from this sexy alien?!

Source: Square Enix

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At the start i would like to jsut say its good romance manga focused on cosplay so if  you fan of any of these then read it and dont read this review becouse it gets negative and may make this manga look bad wich it is not. So on youtube i got recomandtaion for upcoming anime that is based on this manga watched the trailer and gave it a shot. I had no clue what this will be about so i didnt expect much since there wasnt much talk about this manga i thought maybe its some avarage stuff or something like that. But at begining i was so wrong this story started great it had a lot of humor ecchi stuff and story was quite good and even so that i dont realy like cosplays i was hook up. If i had to rate this just from first couple chapters this one could be ez pz 9/10. So what happend why im not pumped anymore well it went downhill there is not mcuh of an story anymore its just same thing over and over again there is an evenet they go make a good looking costume and its done same thing over and over. Also if you ever read any school romanca manga or watched any anime like that then you already read this one becouse it has events with same outcome and this is realy sad becouse at the begining autor showed us that he/she can make realy good manga so there is no excuse for copying other mangas if it was copycat from start i wouldnt mind it but it lost all its charm for me no joke most of episodes are avarage at best and  best part of all of this is reading coments after each chapter. Its just like you go to micheline restaurant and they serve you a cheeseburger from McDonalds thats this manga in nutshell.  As for art its good its so obvious that autor loves Marin draws her greatly but thats the only character that is good looking others are on that avrage good looking level also Wakana cant be 15 no way he looks like he is 20 at least. Lastly characters and this is when it gets bad as well we have some characters entroduced to us early on but they never do anything. Or there are some characters  that have some chapters based around them but then never show up again so its always same 2 people and yes its romance manga not harem or anything else but if you have basicly  only 2 cahracters in entire story you cant make some unique story parts or events without changing how characters look or think so  what you get is same stuff. So overall i think autor is capleble of making good manga and i hope it gets better. At time of writing this review there are 63 chapters out so i think its good amount to say what this manga is like but yes it can get better as i stated before but once autors start writing theire story this way it usualy wont get better if its gets i go and revrite the score but best i think it can get is 8/10 becose there is no way i will ignore lazy copycat 40 chapters and it would be unfair to others that actually have a good story.

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