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Instant Teen: Just Add Nuts, Vol. 01 (Instant Teen: Just Add Nuts #1)

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Meet Natsumi Kawashima, a homely fifth grader with a craving for curves of her own. One day, after eating a packet of mysterious pink nuts, her wish comes true and she is transformed into a beautiful, sexy woman! Now endowed with a mind for recess and a body for supermodel glitz and glamour, will Natsumi find happiness or heartbreak as a result of her newfound adulthood an ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published September 7th 2004 by TokyoPop (first published 2004)
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Feb 13, 2011 Orchid rated it it was amazing
When I ordered Instant Teen: Just Add Nuts from my library, I had absolutely no idea what it was going to be about. So when I found out that the main character, Natsumi, was only in the fifth grade I almost didn't read it, but decided since I had it checked out I might as well give it a shot. I'm so glad I did because her crazy antics were just what I needed to lighten up my reading.

While the plot line is fairly (dare I say it...) predictable, I still found myself enjoying reading it none the le
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Aug 19, 2012 Chantell Petrell rated it liked it
Shelves: library
It was all right. Kinda made me feel creepy though, that such a young girl was instantly so much older. o.e Like, everyone who hit on her was a pedo, so to speak. Idk.
Jun 18, 2015 Rowena rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Super cute!!
Remembered this one from my primary school years and it definitely didn't disappoint!! Love the cute story line and the gorgeous pictures. Really a manga to read when you don't want to think too hard and just want the sugar laid on thick. Absolutely a favourite.
Brenda Shields
Jan 15, 2016 Brenda Shields rated it really liked it
~review by j~

this book is the very reason why I don't take nuts from strangers. you end up being an adult.

~review by j~
Jun 25, 2014 Chrissie rated it liked it
Cute, with a unique spin on the transformation genre. The art style is exactly the kind I love.
Jun 18, 2015 Satriani rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Oct 10, 2008 Wee!wawaLAA!!! rated it really liked it
It is not the best story she's written, but one of her largest hits.
But what I find totally strange is a fifth grader is already URGING to become a "women" as in totally developed. Strange things happen, now a days.
May 27, 2009 Pamela rated it it was ok
Shelves: teen, graphic-novel
This story was weird, but it does get better with each volume. Stick with it and you'll be rewarded with weird side stories and a great ending.
Reader17 Der
Mar 01, 2009 Reader17 Der rated it liked it
Shelves: manga-read
This is a cute series. The girl in this makes me laugh with wanting to be a grownup. I also like the boy in this.
May 25, 2009 Allison rated it it was amazing
This series is just about the funniest series ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!If you have read it, hubba, hubba
Jul 26, 2010 Shally rated it did not like it
Shelves: teen, gn
very similar to a series I read in chinese.
Apr 26, 2008 Lisa rated it it was amazing
and so funny!!!
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Name in Japanese: フクシマ ハルカ
She is a Japanese shōjo manga artist. She made her manga debut in 1999 in Nakayoshi Magazine with her award-winning manga Sakuranbo Kiss. She considers Otona ni Nuts (Instant Teen: Just Add Nuts) to be her masterpiece.
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