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My-HiME, Volume 1 (My-HiME #1)

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When Fuuka Academy is attacked by strange creatures called Orphans, the school sets up a special task force of its female members--called HiMEs--who must team up with a unique "Key" to battle these invaders! Yuuichi Tate is the new boy in town, thrilled to be at a new school. But he soon discovers that he's the Key for not just one but two HiMEs! Two highly competitive, ri ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published 2006 by TokyoPop (first published January 1st 2004)
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Sarah Maddaford
I've only read the first two, but I think the anime is probably still going to be better than the manga after I finish the series. For one thing, the anime wasn't as focused on the girl fight over Yuuichi. The powers rely on their connection to a guy in the manga whereas in the anime they are simply connected to strong emotions such as the protective love of a sibling, friend or lover. Also, the massive focus on boobs and sexuality is slightly uncomfortable. I certainly wouldn't want someone loo ...more
Decided to re-re-watch the anime, and I thought since I was doing that, let me re-read the manga.

The manga has many things in common with the anime, but also a lot not. It is far more ecchi and the fights are totally different, also the key part.

But it is a good manga, I really love the little interviews with the voice actors and staff.
Jan 03, 2016 Jennette rated it did not like it
Ehhhh it was alright didnt really like it to much just alot of fan service
Kristin Fletcher-spear
I read this to see if I should add it to the teen or adult graphic novel collections after it was donated. It's not my cup of tea. I thought that several things were happening at once and that there was no back story to ease the reader into the plot. I'm assuming that this is for the fans of the anime.
Jul 15, 2008 Lord rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga, sci-fi
Yes, this manga is horrible. But if you're a sexistic weirdo or a die-hard fan of My Hime anime, you might actually enjoy this title.. ;-)
Shobihatus Syifak
I'd give 5 stars for the anime, but not the books. The anime is way better than this.
Jul 01, 2011 Daniel rated it liked it
it was interesting manga, i read it within an hour.
Aug 08, 2010 Lord rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga, sci-fi
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