Skip Beat

Skip Beat is hilarious manga and anime.

Natsu-chan by zechan1 fom deviantart

MyRating: 9
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance Shoujo, Slice-of-Life.

Episodes: 25
Episode Length: 24minutes
Aired: 2008 – 2009
Rated: PG13

Mangaka: Nakamura Yoshiki
Released: 2002
Chapters: 219
Volumes: 36

Description: Kyoko Mogami is a sixteen year old girl, who is in love with her childhood friend Sho Fuwa. When Sho becomes an idol, Kyoko drops out school and follows him to Tokyo. In Tokyo, Kyoko acts as Sho’s maid and takes on many part-time jobs. However, one day Kyoko sees Sho kissing his manager and realizes that Sho had never loved her. Filled with hatred and revenge, Kyoko is determined to become an idol and beat Sho. But before Kyoko can become an idol, she must learn what it takes to be a professional. Joining the strange ‘Love Me Section’ in order to debut, Kyoko must overcome many obstacles to become and actress. Moreover, will Kyoko be able to win the acceptance of Tsuruga Ren- the best actor and idol of showbiz?

Sho and Ren

– There is a live action of Skip Beat.
– I don’t believe there is a 2nd season of Skip Beat the anime.
– I have only watched the first episode of the anime. I’ve read the episode list descriptions before…but that is how far I’ve come with the anime. I prefer the manga so much more.
– The story can be seen as slow, but it doesn’t feel like that at all. It’s an amazing manga, and I would recommend it.
– About once every month, a new chapter of Skip Beat will come out. Chapter 219 is the fastest chapter to come out (took a day).
– Personally, I do not like rereading or rewatching animes and manga. However, Skip Beat is that rare manga, for me, that I can reread as many times as a I want and still get nervous over parts I already knew about.
– Read Skip Beat here.


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