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Maid-sama! Vol. 01

(Maid Sama! #1)

4.41  ·  Rating details ·  40,926 ratings  ·  485 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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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! ^_^

Sam Quixote
Jan 06, 2019 rated it it was ok
Authoritarian high school student council president Misaki Ayuzawa may lord it over the students at her male-dominated high school but she has a secret after-school job: cosplaying as a maid at a bar! Takumi Usui stumbles across her secret shame - will he reveal it to the school, undermining her position, and what will Misaki do to keep him from spilling?

It sounds salacious, even sleazy - it’s not. It’s perfectly safe for kids even, though that only makes it less interesting. The stakes seem a
Apr 11, 2011 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 13, 2014 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
Mar 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga
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 can't forget for years and when I got my hands on its 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 Kaic
Jun 12, 2012 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
Yesy (The Book Vagrant)
these two will forever have a piece of my heart <3
Mar 05, 2016 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 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.
Okay, I wanted to read some light hearted manga as I have really busy and stressful times nowadays. So I went for Maid sama! It was a recommendation from fellow otaku friend. So, let's get started to the very first impressions:
1. I liked characters a lot. Especially two main leads, Misaki and Usui.
Misaki is hard working, clever, strong and independent girl and school council president in mostly boys' school. She has one flaw though: she hates boys.
Usui is careless, intelligent, calm and laid ba
Anusha Narasimhan
Review of the whole series:

I absolutely loved this manga and I'm not even a shoujo fan. There is something about a hardworking, righteous, independent, selfless and kick-ass female lead that makes me love a manga. Meet Misaki, the opposite of a typical Shoujo lead.

Are you tired of reading about the cocky, brash, loud mouthed, bad boy male MC who turns good because of the female MC? Meet Usui, the slight deviation of the cliched male Shoujo lead. Sure, he is tall, handsome, rich, popular, and has
Jan 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites

I wish they will make a season 2

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*
Apr 19, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga
 Athena Ivashkova ~♥~
Jun 28, 2012 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
belle ☆ミ (mybookcastle)
May 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2019, manga
rereading this for the third time
Christina (A Reader of Fictions)
Actual rating: 3.5 stars

For more reviews, Cover Snark and more, visit A Reader of Fictions.

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
So as you might be able to tell I'm on a shoujo manga high at the minute and can't seem to stop. Reread this entire series in a day and I am not ashamed to say I might've cried a little bit at the ending.

Also I am now very certain that Usui Takumi is the reason behind my innately high expectations of men....
Nov 25, 2011 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
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
Ashley Marie
Apr 08, 2013 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 31, 2012 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
Nov 05, 2013 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
Aakanksha Raj
Oct 06, 2014 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
Rachel's Book Reviews
Mar 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved the anime so I clearly have to read the manga too. XD Curse my varied interests.
monica ♪
Oct 22, 2014 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...
Dani ❤️ Perspective of a Writer
So a cute premise and rather a modern take that makes it a little screwy but fun too. She's clearly the lead and the one to do all the growing.
Keanna (KeyReadThat)
Jan 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga, shoujo-manga
I am really loving this manga.
Jun 16, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2015, mangas, ebook
mehh. the anime is waaaaay better. I'm kind of disappointed
Stuti (Turmeric isn't your friend. It will fly your ship
Revisiting Usui Takumi. Oh how I love this series!
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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.” 66 likes
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