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Backstage Prince (manga)

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Alternative title:
楽屋裏王子 (Japanese)
歌舞伎王子 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: comedy, drama, romance
Plot Summary: Akari is drawn into the exciting world of kabuki theatre, She then spends her time after school assisting the famous actor, Shonosuke Ichimura. In the real world, however, this prince of kabuki is actually a high school cutie named Ryusei. The pair's relationship gets off on the wrong foot but eventually, with the help of a cat known as Mr. Ken, might start to fall in love.
User Ratings: 133 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 7 votes (Eng:4, dub:2, sub:1)
 Excellent: 10 votes (Eng:5, sub:3, dub:2)
 Very good: 26 votes (Eng:14, sub:9, dub:3)
 Good: 36 votes (Eng:21, sub:10, dub:5)
 Decent: 28 votes (Eng:23, edit.dub:2, sub:2, dub:1)
 So-so: 12 votes (Eng:9, sub:2, dub:1)
 Not really good: 8 votes (Eng:4, sub:4)
 Weak: 4 votes (Eng:3, dub:1)
 Bad: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 387 users, rank: #213 (of 6558)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.722 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.7444, rank: #3916 (of 7198)
Weighted mean: 6.609 (Good−), rank: #4418 (of 7198) (seen all: 6.62 / seen some: 6.90 / won't finish: 5.65)
Bayesian estimate: 6.641 (Good−), rank: #2987 (of 3431)
Number of tankoubon: 2
2006-09-05 to 2007-02-06 (North America, Serialization in Shojo Beat)
2013-12-12 to 2014-02-06 (Germany)
Release dates: We have 8
Official website:
Other article: Show:
Hey, Answerman! (Jan 5, 2007)
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Graphic novel
    Backstage Prince (GN 1) 2007-03-06 (from $5.98)
    Backstage Prince (GN 2) 2007-06-05 (from $6.02)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Kanoko Sakurakoji
Japanese companies
Publisher: Shogakukan
English staff
English cast
Translation: Mai Ihara

Adaptation: Mai Ihara
Additional Touch-up: Kam Li
Design: Izumi Hirayama
Editing: Pancha Diaz
Touch-up Art & Lettering: Rina Mapa
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media
German staff
German cast
Translation: Burkhard Höfler
German companies
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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