Marmalade Boy little page ^^
Because everything of Marmalade Boy has been already wrote in the net, this
page will contain just a little info and links to the most important info
all fans should have ^^
Marmalade Boy (Ribon Macot Comics) is a 8 volumes manga created by Wataru YOSHIZUMI, published in the shoujo monthly magazine Ribbon after Handsome na Kanojo.
In rough sketches, Marmalade Boy is the story of Miki, a normal school girl whose parents one day announce that they're being divorced and then married with another couple that happens to be very good friends of college but that separated later. ^^
It also results that the other couple also has a son of Miki's age, Yuu.
Spoilers piece... ^_- End of spoilers here ^_-
Three years ago Miki declared her love to her classmate Ginta, but put the letter in a wrong magazine and all the boys readed it resulting in Ginta declaring not to love her while Miki was hearing them. But now, being her best male friend is not enough and he declares his love for her clearing the misunderstanding three years ago.
But Miki has already fallen in love with Yuu and can't correspond Ginta.
Arimi, an ex-classmate of Yuu and in love with him tryes to provoque his jealousy by looking like going out with Ginta, but at the end things go wrong and she finishes going out with him for real! ^_- In the other hand, Meiko, Miki best friend, who was having a romantic relationhip with one of the teachers is discovered and her love moves away. Miki and Yuu declare their love and get involved *^^*
After some more misunderstandings, Meiko gets to marry her teacher and
Yuu discovers some old photos that implies to him that he's the son of
Miki's father and his mother right before they separated, and so he decides
to brake up with Miki and go to Kyoto. But he's asked to return home and
there he finishes explaning Miki what happens. Miki and Yuu decide to continue
their relationship though they're brother and sister with the promise of
not having childs. But when they announce it to the family, the truth of
Yuu's birth is revealed and they are free to marry, have childs and whatever
they want ^^
End of spoilers! ^_-
End of spoilers! ^_-
There's also an illustration book with color illustrations of Marmalade Boy and Handsome na kanojo, and an anime mook of the anime version of Marmalade Boy ^^
Each chapter translation is in two formats: mb1.1 for a normal translation and mb1.1p for translations with the original japanese at its side being directly translated ^^ Please, click on whatever version you prefer to access the file! (The files will have an .txt second termination so it can be viewed with the browsers w/o a problem)
Please, remember these translations are the result of the work of a group of fans w/o any reward, so don't crop headers if you distribute them and don't make strange things with them such as writing the translation over the japanese bubbles of a scaned page ^_- Have in mind that this is an aid to promote the buying of this manga even if it's in japanese so people can be able to read this wonderful story if they don't know japanese! ^^
Marmalade Boy is a TV serie, originally collected in 3 LD Boxes, and a movie (though it's only half an hour long...) that goes about Yuu seeing Miki and falling in love with her before they meet for real in the anime ^^
Tokyo Pop has now adquired the rights for both the manga and the anime version of Marmalade Boy. The anime will see the light in a DVD version.
There is a ML in English ^^ for links to other pages with general info or images go to the Anipike ^^
All images copyright of Wataru Yoshizumi
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