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Paradise Kiss (manga)

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Alternative title:
Paradis Kyss (Swedish)
ParaKiss (Japanese)
パラキス (Japanese)
パラダイス・キス (Japanese)
天國之吻 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: romance
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: To live up to the demands of an overbearing mother, high school senior Yukari has always been a student first and person later. But then she is spotted by a group of fashion school students who decide she's the perfect model for their new clothes line. Soon she is skipping school to hang out with a groups of (crazy) kids working hard to make their dreams a reality and before too long Yukari decides to find out if she can do the same.
User Ratings: 348 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 85 votes (Eng:34, sub:24, dub:19, edit.dub:2, raw:2, raw:1, others:3
1 Portuguese
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Polish
 Excellent: 106 votes (Eng:58, sub:23, dub:21, ?:1, raw:1, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 French
 Very good: 80 votes (Eng:47, sub:19, dub:7, ?:3, others:4
1 German
1 Spanish dubbed
1 French
1 Polish
 Good: 46 votes (Eng:29, sub:11, ?:2, dub:2, raw:1, edit.dub:1)
 Decent: 12 votes (Eng:5, sub:4, dub:2, ?:1)
 So-so: 9 votes (sub:4, Eng:3, raw:1, others:1
1 Korean
 Not really good: 2 votes (Eng:2)
 Weak: 3 votes (Eng:2, sub:1)
 Bad: 3 votes (Eng:2, dub:1)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (Eng:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 824 users, rank: #82 (of 6677)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.353 (Very good+), std. dev.: 1.6131, rank: #462 (of 7368)
Weighted mean: 8.288 (Very good+), rank: #637 (of 7368) (seen all: 8.55 / seen some: 7.44 / won't finish: 4.63)
Bayesian estimate: 8.282 (Very good+), rank: #151 (of 3472)
Number of tankoubon: 5
Number of pages: 184
Vintage: 2000-04
Release dates: We have 20
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 1
News: Show:
Paradise Kiss Anime (Mar 22, 2005)
AX 2002: TOKYOPOP Panel (Jul 6, 2002)
February Manga Releases (Dec 5, 2001)
December Releases (Sep 30, 2001)
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Graphic novel
    Paradise Kiss - Part 1 (GN 1) 2012-09-25 (from $36.89)
    Paradise Kiss - Part 2 (GN 2) 2012-12-04 (from $13.97)
    Paradise Kiss - Part 3 (GN 3) 2013-03-05 (from $5.72)
    Paradise Kiss (GN 1) 2002-05-21 (from $14.97)
    Paradise Kiss (GN 2) 2002-08-13 (from $14.40)
    Paradise Kiss (GN 3) 2002-10-15 (from $10.81)
    Paradise Kiss (GN 4) 2003-01-14 (from $10.24)
    Paradise Kiss (GN 5) 2004-03-09 (from $8.27)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Story & Art: Ai Yazawa
Publisher: Shodensha
Serialized In: Zipper
Japanese cast
English staff
English cast
Art Director: Matt Alford (Vol 1-2)
Anita Sengupta (Vol 1-2)
Shirley Kubo (Vol 4-5, Tokyopop)

Celeste Moure (Vol 3, Tokyopop)
Jodi Bryson (Vol 5, Tokyopop)
Kristen Bailey Murphy (Vol 4, Tokyopop)
Paul Morrissey (Vol 1)
Editing: Bryce Coleman
Editorial Director: Jeremy Ross (Vol 1-2)
Managing Editor: Jill Freshney (Vol 1-2)
Production Coordination: Antonio DePietro (Vol 1-2)
Production manager:
Fred Lui (Vol 1)
Joaquin E. Reyes (Vol 2)
Retouch & Lettering:
Dolly Chan (Vol 1)
Monalisa J. de Asis (Vol 4, Tokyopop)
Paul Tanck (Vol 2)
Yoohae Yang (Vol 5, Tokyopop)
Senior Editor: Julie Taylor
VP of Production: Ron Klamert (Vol 1-2)
English companies
Distributor: Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Licensed by:
Vertical (2012)
French staff
French companies
Publisher: Kana
French cast
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Publisher: Editorial Ivréa (Argentina; España)
Spanish cast
German staff
German companies
Publisher: Planet Manga
German cast
Russian staff
Russian companies
Publisher: Comics Factory
Russian cast
Polish cast
Polish staff
Translation: Aleksandra Watanuki
Polish companies
Publisher: Waneko
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Translation: Eliana Celestino (Panini)
Conrad (expired)
Panini Comics (2021)
Portuguese cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: Sharp Point Press
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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