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Maid-sama! Vol. 01 (Maid Sama! #1)

4.40  ·  Rating Details  ·  34,136 Ratings  ·  371 Reviews
Misaki Ayuzawa is the President of the Student Council at Seika High School, formerly an all-boys school. Unfortunately, most of the students are still male and stuck in their slovenly habits, so man-hating Misaki really socks it to them in an attempt to make the school presentable to attract more female students. But what will she do when the sexiest boy in school finds o ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by TokyoPop (first published September 5th 2006)
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Kat Stark
Feb 29, 2016 Kat Stark rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga, reviewed, humor

Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 98
Status: Finished
Genres: Comedy, Romance, School, Shoujo

Read the whole series and it was very much enjoyable.

I've come to the conclusion that I like manly independent women who can be cute at times and intelligent, charming, cunning men who know what they want. This story is one that embodies both.
Lola  Reviewer
Do you like shojo? Do you like shojo with a swoon-worthy mysterious and handsome male character? Do you like shojo with a kick-ass, hard worker, kind and totally likeable female lead character? Do you like shojo with haha-damn-this-is-so-funny-I-just-can't-stop-laughing moments?

If yes, then this manga is perfect for you! ^_^

Dec 04, 2013 Desiree rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: fans of Usui ;3 / shojo freaks
Shelves: manga, read-2011
This is totally one of my favorite manga/anime of all times. It is so darn funny, I couldn't stop laughing(that was when I watched the anime).
Misaki, is a Student Council President, in Seika High, an all-boys school. She started hating guys when her dad left her family and left a huge debt, then she decided find a job and ended up working in Maid Latte as a maid. Takumi Usui takes an interest on her, becomes her stalker, after he founds out that she's a maid. Usui then develops feelings for Mis
Liz* Fashionably Late
Apr 14, 2014 Liz* Fashionably Late rated it really liked it
Recommended to Liz* Fashionably Late by: `·.¸¸.·´´¯`··._.· Lola☯ `·.¸¸.·´´¯`··._.·
3.5 Stars
This was so cute ^^

Girl Power!
The plot was okay but Misaki is amazing. This girl is kinda crazy, hard worker, dedicated and maybe too self-demanding. Her father abandoned the family cowardly so she has to work in a Maid Cafe to pay the bills. She thinks she will never trust the opposite sex again until she meets Usui *swoon* ...

Usui is hot. Very. He's mysterious, he's good at everything. He likes to keep to himself until he discovers Misa's secret. After that, he becomes this perverted
Jan 09, 2015 Shealea rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga

I'm not going to lie. I read this after watching the entire season of its anime counterpart. Actually, I'm finding it difficult to determine which I like more. After all, both gave me goosebumps.

I don't think I'm exaggerating when I say that this manga has everything. Everything in-freaking-credible, that is. The story line kept me giggling. It has unadulterated entertainment quality, an attractive male specimen who can jump off buildings and survive (read: Usui Takumi, you heathens!), ridiculou
Holy. shit.

This book has:

Girls that can break metal and kill rapists

Boys that can jump off buildings and survive

Crazy but entertaining bosses

Interesting morals

Pwnage that makes you want scream "IN YO FACE!!!" and do a happy dance

Entertainment that can distract you from extreme despair that Fruits Basket and Ouran Host Club are over your favorite show in the universe is over.

Inspiration to be the baddest bitch you can be.
Mar 07, 2016 Pinky rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have been going crazy with books recently because of the fact that I never get to read. So now, I am reading a bunch of different books at once so that I can catch up with everything. I am trying to catch up with Shadowhunter Academy, because Lady Midnight is going to come out, (tomorrow). And I am reading manga because I finished the anime and wanted to try reading manga. And I also have to finish reading my White Pine book. We are reading the Lord of the Flies in the class as well. I have s ...more
Faye, la Patata
Apr 24, 2014 Faye, la Patata rated it liked it
Shelves: manga
I'm just glad the two don't become a couple in the first 4 chapters. That's such a breath of fresh air. But seriously though, I hope male love interests stop pulling the girl closer to them while muttering cheesy lines. That's so... cringe-inducing. Seriously.
Bipasha{is eviscerated by fiction}
1. Girl breaks metal and tears piercings out of bare skin. *feeling empowered hell yeah*

2. When will people accept that a dashing ravishing hot-n-cold charming jerk-with-heart-of-gold boy...

3. Is a dashing ravishing hot-n-cold charming jerk-with-heart-of-gold stalker/pervert. (yes, pervwrt because no, I do not approve of random boys lifting my skirt.)

4. I just don't grasp why I hate the animes/mangas everyone else adores/worships. Sigh.

5. Nope. One volume of stalking and tom-foolery is enough a
April*procrastinator and proud*
May 23, 2010 April*procrastinator and proud* rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga
 Athena Ivashkova ~♥~
Aug 07, 2012 Athena Ivashkova ~♥~ rated it it was amazing
Oh my god.....this is so damn funny!! Misaki being the pres,and the three idiots, and the fighting, and last but not least.....USUI!! Oh my god, he's so sexy nad gorgeous! I love how's he's like this blunt, independent, careless, prefect guy!!! Yeah, and I saw this in anime...kawaii!!!!!!!! <3

I love how Misaki is independent. She acres for her sister and mother, works her ass off....oh my god, she's no joke. :o
But I don't like how she's too rough on boys, I think she should lay off with the
Would collectively write a review once I've read the entire series. ^_^ Although I must admit, Usui is so cute omg!
Stuti (Turmeric isn't your friend. It will fly your ship
Revisiting Usui Takumi. Oh how I love this series!
Christina (A Reader of Fictions)
Actual rating: 3.5 stars

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Oh Maid Sama!, I’ve been waiting for this day. I started up a manga-reading project with Debby (Snuggly Oranges), Gillian (Writer of Wrongs) and Steph (Cuddlebuggery), and I’m so glad that we did this, because I have got my manga back and you have NO idea how much I missed it. For a couple of years, I read a whole lot of manga (thousands of volumes is likely not an exaggeration) and I think I sort of burne
Jul 22, 2014 Jessica rated it really liked it
The first installment of Maid Sama! Bad tempered, boy hating Misaki Ayuzawa, is president to a school of an 80% boy population school. Her more then prejudice attitude towards any male, has caused her more then enough problems when it comes to the student council and overall student body respect. Although she has her own reasons, when she was younger her father fell in dept and left the family with the dept to payoff while he ran away from responsibility.To re-pay the dept and support her fragil ...more
Jan 31, 2012 Chibineko rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this via Manga Fox.

I have to say, I was pretty impressed by this manga. It's incredibly cute and very easy to get into. I won't deny that this manga uses some very familiar tropes, but it does it well. (As I always say, tropes are tropes for a reason: because they're popular.)

I really loved that this manga wasn't overly girly or fanservice-ish. It runs the line inbetween, which keeps it from alienating any one group in particular. You won't see any gratuitous panty shots here, instead the
Ashley Marie
Apr 08, 2013 Ashley Marie rated it liked it
Shelves: manga
Let me start off by saying that I'm not sure what I just read. Manga is weird, folks.

So. Misaki is the school president and is super tough on the boys (can we take a minute to talk about how serious business being a Japanese school president is? I was school president and I think I threw one Valentine's Day dance. I was such a slacker compared to Misaki). In order to make ends meet, Misaki works in a maid cafe. What's a maid cafe, you ask? Oh, just a place where girls dress up as maids and serv
Jan 28, 2016 Shweta rated it it was amazing
Hiro Fujiwara's the BEST work is Kaichou wa Maid-Sama according to me. Usually romantic comedy series have a mushy, unrealistic girl who is always in despair and is helped by the almighty guy. Cheesy, isn't it? Well this series is amazing. The strong female character Misaki Ayuzawa is amazing. She is what I believe every girl should idolize. She is by far my favorite female manga character. And the hero well he is awesomely designed. He really looks hot. Usui Takumi defines perfection with ease. ...more
monica ♪
Oct 28, 2014 monica ♪ rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2014, manga
Reading this manga reminds me of how much I love the anime.
I watched the anime long time ago.
And feels like rewatching it again.
I missed Usui and Misa-chan.
But I think I prefer the anime.
In anime Usui is more handsome than in manga.
I wonder why...
Aakanksha Raj
Oct 06, 2014 Aakanksha Raj rated it it was amazing
Easily the best shojo manga of all i have read till date :D The manga gave me a welcome respite from the usual shojo female protagonists. Our heroine Misaki is kick-ass and independent, brave and inspiring. As for the hero..Usui Takumi is a guy who redefines perfection ;) He is got the looks,intellect,attitude,talent, style, charisma..and moreover he is an awesome cook as well :P :D The romance between the two is refreshing and not clichéd.The side characters are pretty interesting as well and t ...more
Jun 21, 2015 Cata rated it it was ok
Shelves: ebook, 2015, mangas
mehh. the anime is waaaaay better. I'm kind of disappointed
Obsessive reader
Nov 24, 2015 Obsessive reader rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2015, manga
This totally lived up to my expectations, can't wait to read more!
Funny, cute manga. :) I enjoyed it. It's a bit cliched but you read it for the hilarity and the romance.
May 06, 2016 Mary rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga
One of my favorite shoujo manga I have ever read!
Jan 19, 2016 Damon rated it did not like it
Shelves: manga
Don't do it to yourself. This is garbage.
Keanna (KeyReadThat)
May 30, 2015 Keanna (KeyReadThat) rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga, shoujo-manga
I am really loving this manga.
Jul 15, 2016 Pooja rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014-proud-list
6 years back, in 2010, when I was about to join school in a city away from my home, I came across the anime series' promos.

These were the lines I couldn't forget for years and when I got my hands on it's manga, that was it!!

'Ayuzawa Misaki is student council President at Seika High School. She works thoroghly to get to the top and to be in the top, everything's going smooth until the day somebody finds out that her dark secret is, she's also a maid!!'

Since then, my favorite soujo manga has been
Apr 13, 2010 Lesley rated it really liked it
Well, I've read the first 3 volumes of this series already. Wow, they are releasing them fast. Anyway, this is a quality shojo series so far. At first glance at the title, one would assume this is yet another "maid harem of slaves for some shmuck boy for 14 year old boys" manga, but it's actually a rather sweet romantic comedy. The female lead is a man-hating feminist who is trying to protect all the girls int he school from the howling cave men boys, while secretly working at a maid cafe after ...more
Apr 16, 2012 Kristin rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga, 2012
It was bad enough the Misaki's father left her and her mother, but he left them with his debt too. In order to make ends meet and help her mother out, he works at a cafe where the theme is... you guess it, MAIDS. The serve their "masters" while wearing ridiculous maid costumes that are way to revealing but what can she do? She needs the money. During the day time though, Misaki is class president at her school, which up until a few years ago was an all boys school. The population is still majorl ...more
Thank God for the internet. Otherwise, I wouldn't have been able to read the whole thing.

I got a copy of this from the library, since there's no chance of getting it from other sources... Sadly, whoever had this book before me tore out all the pages relating to the Maid Cafe! D:< SO ANNOYING! Don't mistreat library books, or I'll come for you! And you won't like meeting me. >:(

And of course, they tore a page from the bonus story too so I couldn't read that either. And the extras...

But anyw
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Hiro Fujiwara (藤原 ヒロ in Japanese) is a Japanese manga artist.

The manga artist was once active under her previous pen name, Izumi Hiro (和泉 ヒロ) at the end of the 1990's but has abandoned the name after she won the Best Rookie award in the LMS for Kaeri Michi, Yuki no Netsu.

Her first series, which is also her latest ongoing work, Kaichō wa Maid-sama! (会長はメイド様!, translation Maid Sama!) is currently se
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“And even if you do wear a maid outfit, it doesn't change the fact that you're strong or that you're smart or that you try really hard at everything you do. I think you'd still deserve to walk with your head held high.” 63 likes
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