Absolute Boyfriend (manga)

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Alternative title:
Chỉ có mình anh (Vietnamese)
Lui ou rien (French)
Zettai Kareshi (Japanese)
Zettai Kareshi - O Namorado Perfeito (Portuguese)
Идеальный парень (Russian)
絕對達令 (Chinese (Taiwan))
絶対彼氏。 (Japanese)
Themes: love triangle
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Riiko is a girl unlucky in love. One day a strange-looking salesman gives her a business card for a website that sells "love figures" (androids designed for love-making). On the spur of the moment and without really understanding the implications, Riiko orders one for a 3-day free trial. She forgets to return him before the deadline, and must then work out some way to return the one million debt she now owes without anyone discovering about this embarrassing secret.
User Ratings: 647 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 92 votes (Eng:33, dub:30, sub:23, edit.dub:3, ?:2, others:1
1 German dubbed
 Excellent: 130 votes (Eng:61, dub:30, sub:30, edit.dub:4, ?:4, others:1
1 Russian dubbed
 Very good: 153 votes (Eng:83, sub:38, dub:21, edit.dub:5, ?:5, raw:1)
 Good: 117 votes (Eng:60, sub:28, dub:25, edit.dub:2, raw:1, others:1
1 Portuguese
 Decent: 80 votes (Eng:57, sub:12, dub:6, ?:3, raw:1, raw:1)
 So-so: 29 votes (Eng:17, sub:6, dub:4, raw:1, others:1
1 Portuguese
 Not really good: 12 votes (Eng:7, sub:3, dub:1, others:1
1 Russian
 Weak: 22 votes (Eng:16, sub:4, dub:2)
 Bad: 6 votes (Eng:4, dub:2)
 Awful: 4 votes (sub:2, Eng:2)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (Eng:1, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1777 users, rank: #16 (of 4707)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.555 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.9057, rank: #1826 (of 4785)
Weighted mean: 7.360 (Good+), rank: #2057 (of 4785) (seen all: 7.53 / seen some: 7.25 / won't finish: 4.83)
Bayesian estimate: 7.363 (Good+), rank: #1529 (of 2878)
Number of tankoubon: 6
Number of pages: 192
2003-03-25 to 2005-02-25
2003-05-20 (JP serialization begins)
2003-10-25 (JP first tankouban released)
2005-06-07 to 2008-02-19 (North America - serialized in Shojo Beat)
2007-06 to 2007-11 (Brazil - serialized in Conrad)
Release dates: We have 32
Links: We have 4
Trivia: We have 3
Absolute Boyfriend GN 1 (Feb 2, 2006)
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NYCC - Viz Manga (Mar 14, 2006)
Shojo Beat Preview (Apr 24, 2005)
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Graphic novel
    Absolute Boyfriend (GN 1) 2006-02-07 (from $6.28)
    Absolute Boyfriend (GN 2) 2006-08-01 (from $6.28)
    Absolute Boyfriend (GN 3) 2007-02-06 (from $4.49)
    Absolute Boyfriend (GN 4) 2007-08-07 (from $6.28)
    Absolute Boyfriend (GN 5) 2008-01-29 (from $6.28)
    Absolute Boyfriend (GN 6) 2008-05-06 (from $5.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Yuu Watase
Japanese companies
Publisher: Shogakukan
English staff
English cast
Editor-in-Chief: Yumi Hoashi
Lettering: Freeman Wong
Managing Editor: Megan Bates
Production Director: Noboru Watanabe
Touch-up Art: Freeman Wong
Touch-up Art & Lettering: Mark McMurray
English companies
Distributor: Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Licensed by: Viz Media
Licensed By (Singapore): Chuang Yi Publishing Pte Ltd.
Online Distribution: Viz Manga
French staff
French companies
Publisher: Kana
French cast
German cast
German staff
Translation: Burkhard Höfler
German companies
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Dirce Miyamura (vol. 2+)
Ricardo Cruz (vol. 1)
Portuguese companies
Publisher: Conrad
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
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