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Confidential Confessions, Volume 3 (Confidential Confessions #3)

3.97 of 5 stars 3.97  ·  rating details  ·  146 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Confidential Confessions is a shocking new manga series that deals with many of the hard-hitting issues that teens face today. Using emotionally moving storylines and multi-dimensional characters, each groundbreaking volume tackles such topics as teen prostitution, rape, HIV, stalkers, suicide, and sexual harassment. Enlightening without being preachy, Confidential Confess ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by TokyoPop (first published 1999)
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Confidential Confessions is a series of stand alone stories that deal with suicide, rape, drug abuse, sexual abuse, prostitution and other serious issues. Volume Three has two stories. One deals with a young teen named Kyoko who has immense pressure put on herself to do well academically because her father is a Tokyo University alum and in charge of a prominent school. After a spur of the moment decision to take speed, she suddenly finds the energy to do all her work and get grades that please h ...more
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Reiko Momochi, Confidential Confessions, vol. 3(Tokyopop, 2001)

Momochi carries on with (arguably) the most controversial series in manga with volume 3, the bulk of which deals with a girl who, in an effort to get her grades up to her strict father's standards, starts taking meth. As usual with the series, the storyline is predictable as all get-out and the ending is sappy, but the characters are well-drawn and it's at least readable. Ends with an odd short about a boxer on the rise, an aspiring
Delicious Strawberry
Confidential Confessions is not always easy to read, especially because not all of the endings are happy ones. But that is what made this manga more real. This one talks about drug abuse and why some kids start on drugs. In Japan, the school system is strict and high-pressure, and when your parents add to it, it only makes the situation worse, making drugs seem like a lovely refuge.
This series deals with various controversial subjects that young women are dealing with in today's society. For the most part they are tackled well.
Sara Pelg
The rating given for the manga as a whole is determined by the stories in the manga.
Dizziness *****
Our Future **
mmm that was a bit too after school special for me. 2 stars
This book was very interesting
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Reiko-san is treasured by manga fans in Japan for her unflinchingly realistic portrayal of the myriad serious issues facing teens today.
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