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Beauty is the Beast (manga)

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Alternative title:
Bijo ga Yaju (Japanese)
美女が野獣 (Japanese)
Genres: comedy, romance
Plot Summary: Eimi Yamashita is a cheerful, lively 11th grader, who decides to move into her high school's dormitory for girls, when her parents relocate for work. Little does she know that exciting romantic adventures await her there.
User Ratings: 118 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 2 votes (Eng:2)
 Excellent: 19 votes (sub:9, Eng:8, dub:1, edit.dub:1)
 Very good: 29 votes (Eng:17, dub:5, sub:4, ?:2, edit.dub:1)
 Good: 40 votes (Eng:24, sub:8, dub:5, edit.dub:2, raw:1)
 Decent: 15 votes (Eng:12, sub:2, edit.dub:1)
 So-so: 8 votes (Eng:5, sub:2, dub:1)
 Not really good: 4 votes (Eng:3, dub:1)
 Weak: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 326 users, rank: #256 (of 6719)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.220 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.3538, rank: #2702 (of 7450)
Weighted mean: 7.165 (Good), rank: #3180 (of 7450) (seen all: 7.30 / seen some: 7.07 / won't finish: 5.27)
Bayesian estimate: 7.182 (Good+), rank: #2224 (of 3485)
Number of tankoubon: 5
2002-05-24 to 2004-12-24 (serialized in LaLa)
2005-11-08 to 2006-11-07 (North America)
Release dates: We have 10
Official website:
New Viz Manga (Jun 28, 2005)
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Graphic novel
    Beauty is the Beast (GN 1) 2005-11-01 (from $7.19)
    Beauty is the Beast (GN 2) 2006-02-07 (from $7.99)
    Beauty is the Beast (GN 3) 2006-05-02 (from $7.99)
    Beauty is the Beast (GN 4) 2006-08-01 (from $8.99)
    Beauty is the Beast (GN 5) 2006-11-07 (from $6.35)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Tomo Matsumoto
Japanese companies
Publisher: Hakusensha
English staff
English cast
Translation: Tomo Kimura

Adaptation: Tomo Kimura
Cover Design: Yukiko Whitley
Editing: Pancha Diaz
Editor-in-Chief: Yumi Hoashi
Editorial Director: Elizabeth Kawasaki (Vol. 5)
Executive VP Of Marketing: John Easum (Vol. 5)
Executive VP Of Sales: John Easum (Vol. 5)
Graphics: Yukiko Whitley
Lettering: Inori Fukuda Trant
Managing Editor: Megan Bates
Production Director: Noboru Watanabe (Vol. 1-4)
Publisher: Hyoe Narita
Sr. Director of Acquisitions: Rika Inouye
Sr. VP of Marketing: Liza Coppola (Vol. 5)
Touch-up & Lettering: Inori Fukuda Trant 
Touch-up Art: Inori Fukuda Trant
VP of Marketing: Liza Coppola (Vol. 1-4)
VP of Publishing: Alvin Lu (Vol. 1-4)
VP of Sales: Liza Coppola (Vol. 1-4)
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media

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