History Manga / KitchenPrincess

10th Jul '17 2:57:30 PM lalalei2001
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* BettyAndVeronica: [[LoveDodecahedron Several. Najika is the Betty to Akane's Veronica in the love triangle between Daichi. Daichi himself is a Veronica to Sora's Betty in regards to Najika being Archie. Then it's Daichi who becomes the Betty as Seiya takes over his space in the love triangle as the Veronica.]]

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* BettyAndVeronica: [[LoveDodecahedron Several. Najika is the Betty to Akane's Veronica in the love triangle between Daichi. Daichi himself is a Veronica to Sora's Betty in regards to Najika being Archie. Then it's Daichi who becomes the Betty as Seiya takes over his space in the love triangle as the Veronica.]]
10th Jul '17 11:40:45 AM kataangluvr
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* DisproportionateRetribution: The reason why Akane antagonizes Najika is because she believed that Najika was trying to take Daichi away from her.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: DisproportionateRetribution:
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The reason why Akane antagonizes Najika is because she believed that Najika was trying to take Daichi away from her.her.
** The bullies that Najika has to deal with torment her just because they think she doesn't deserve to be there, even when she's shown off her culinary skills. They went as far as to attempt to get Fujita Diner closed because one of them saw her with Sora and they thought she was flirting with him.


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* GangOfBullies: Najika has to deal with a group of snobbish girls on a regular basis. They gossip about her, insult her, physically lash out at her a few times, and even attempt to ''shut down the on-campus diner she works at'' just to drive her away.
10th Jul '17 10:32:04 AM kataangluvr
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* BrilliantButLazy: Fujita. He may look and act like a complete slacker but he is actually a very talented chef.

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* BrilliantButLazy: BrilliantButLazy:
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Fujita. He may look and act like a complete slacker slacker, but he is actually a very talented chef. At one point, he helped Najika figure out the secret to the peach pie that Akane's grandmother used to make after Najika made several pies by herself.



* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Najika.

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* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Najika.Najika has blonde hair and gold eyes as does Sora. Daichi subverts this by having brown hair and gold eyes.



* FoodPorn: well duh...

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* FoodPorn: well duh...The main focus of this series revolves around the main character's cooking abilities and, as a result, shows off each dish in exquisite detail.


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* LazyBum: Fujita, the owner of the on-campus Fujita Diner. Prior to Najika's arrival, he used to be a better chef and took care of his restaurant. By the time she gets there, he had let the place go to ruin. He apparently didn't wash the dishes he had left in the sink. One side story has him use this excuse as to why he wouldn't go grocery shopping during a hot day and instead made Najika go instead. He's even referred to as one by the characters.
10th Jul '17 9:04:04 AM kataangluvr
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* BitchInSheepsClothing: Akane starts out like this towards Najika. She acts like her friend and is supposedly on her side with other students want her out. However, there are various points in the series where she tries to sabotage Najika's relationship with Daichi and tries to make her leave the school. She also pulls a few [[WoundedGazelleGambit Wounded Gazelle Gambits]] on her classmates to make Najika look like this herself. By the end of the first volume, Akane stops acting like a nice person and tells Najika to her face that she actually hates her.


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* ClingyJealousGirl: Akane for Daichi. She developed a crush on him when they were little and those feelings transferred over to their teen years. She was hopeful that she and Daichi would get together, but then Najika showed up at the school. When she feared that Daichi would get with a girl who wasn't her, she joined forces with a group of bullies who wanted Najika out. She even stole a present that Daichi got for Najika because she suspected a more serious relationship forming. She eventually drops this behavior and accepts the relationship.


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* DisproportionateRetribution: The reason why Akane antagonizes Najika is because she believed that Najika was trying to take Daichi away from her.


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* WeightWoe: Subverted with Akane. She's the thinnest girl at the school, but she fears that if she gains one pound, it'll be the end of her supermodel career. For a few chapters, she resorted to anorexia, which caused her friends, family staff members and even Najika to worry. She even believed that the food she ate in one chapter would turn to fat so she forced herself to regurgitate it.
13th Apr '17 3:28:02 PM WillyFourEyes
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''Kitchen Princess'' is a {{shoujo}} {{manga}} written by Miyuki Kobayashi and drawn by Natsumi Andō. The story follows Najika Kazami, a cooking student who enrolls at Seika Academy to find her "flan prince", a mysterious boy who rescued her from drowning and fed her the flan in question, and who she believes to be a student at said school. Along the way she meets several hot guys and cooks many delicious desserts. Romance (and recipes) ensue. The series is available in English through Del Rey.

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''Kitchen Princess'' is a {{shoujo}} {{manga}} written by Miyuki Kobayashi and drawn by Natsumi Andō. The story follows Najika Kazami, a cooking student who enrolls at Seika Academy to find her "flan prince", a mysterious boy who rescued her from drowning and fed her the flan in question, and who she believes to be a student at said school. Along the way she meets several hot guys and cooks many delicious desserts. Romance (and recipes) ensue. The series is available in English through Del Rey.
Kodansha Comics.
8th May '16 12:08:58 AM Nylsa
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* KidsAreCruel: Najika gets a huge about of bullying for being an outsider and CountryMouse in a rich and cosmopolitan school.

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* KidsAreCruel: Najika gets receives a huge about bout of bullying for being an outsider and CountryMouse in a rich and cosmopolitan school.



* TeenIdol: Akane whose a professional teenage model.

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* TeenIdol: Akane whose Akane, who is a professional teenage model.



* {{Tsundere}}: Akane, Daichi and Seiya towards Najika. (Maybe she has a type?) They all have moments where Najika would be nice to them and then they'd blush and start shouting.
* UnluckyChildhoodFriend: Akane has known Sora and Daichi when all of them were young, and had developed a crush on the latter for the main parts of the story. She ultimately lost him to Najika, though she still manages to keep good relationship with both of them.

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* {{Tsundere}}: Akane, Daichi and Seiya towards Najika. (Maybe she has a type?) They all have moments where when Najika would be nice to them and then they'd blush and start shouting.
* UnluckyChildhoodFriend: Akane has known Sora and Daichi when all of them were young, and had developed a crush on the latter for the main parts of the story. She ultimately lost him to Najika, though she still manages to keep a good relationship with both of them.
10th Feb '16 9:11:52 PM JustCause
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* SiblingYinYang: Daichi (a BlackSheep BrilliantButLazy [[BrutalHonesty brutally honest]] {{Tsundere}} athlete) and Sora (TheDutifulSon NiceGuy whose good at academics ). Invoked as Daichi deliberately cultivated his personality to distance himself from Sora and his dad.

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* SiblingYinYang: Daichi (a BlackSheep BrilliantButLazy [[BrutalHonesty brutally honest]] {{Tsundere}} athlete) and Sora (TheDutifulSon NiceGuy whose good at academics ).ElegantClassicalMusician). Invoked as Daichi deliberately cultivated his personality to distance himself from Sora and his dad.
10th Feb '16 8:53:16 PM JustCause
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* TeenIdol: Akane.

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* TeenIdol: Akane.Akane whose a professional teenage model.



%%* {{Tsundere}}: Akane and Daichi.

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%%* * {{Tsundere}}: Akane Akane, Daichi and Daichi.Seiya towards Najika. (Maybe she has a type?) They all have moments where Najika would be nice to them and then they'd blush and start shouting.
10th Feb '16 8:38:49 PM JustCause
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* AlphaBitch: Popular model Akane constantly frames Najika for things that weren't her fault. The Wounded Gazelle Gambit is one of her favorite cards to play, and her posse falls for it every time.

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* AlphaBitch: Popular model Akane constantly frames Najika for things that weren't her fault. The Wounded Gazelle Gambit WoundedGazelleGambit is one of her favorite cards to play, and her posse falls for it every time.



** As a TimeSkip shows, Daichi can be just as smart and studious as his brother, he mostly chooses not too.



* DeadlyDeferredConversation: Combined with SoHappyTogether for a double whammy. Najika confesses her love to Sora who delays telling her how he feels and as well as something else (([[spoiler: possibly about his mother's death]])) because he doesn't want to distract her before a big competition. [[spoiler: He gets hit by a car not soon after]]



%%* KidsAreCruel: Najika just can't seem to catch a break!

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%%* * KidsAreCruel: Najika just can't seem to catch gets a break!huge about of bullying for being an outsider and CountryMouse in a rich and cosmopolitan school.



%%* NiceGuy: Sora, at first...

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%%* * NiceGuy: Sora, at first...Sora is unfailingly nice and kind to Najika. [[spoiler: Turns out to be invoked]]



%%* SiblingYinYang: Daichi and Sora.

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%%* * SiblingYinYang: Daichi (a BlackSheep BrilliantButLazy [[BrutalHonesty brutally honest]] {{Tsundere}} athlete) and Sora.Sora (TheDutifulSon NiceGuy whose good at academics ). Invoked as Daichi deliberately cultivated his personality to distance himself from Sora and his dad.
24th Jul '15 1:44:05 AM Adept
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* BecomingTheMask: [[spoiler: Sora]].

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* %%* BecomingTheMask: [[spoiler: Sora]].



* BigBad: The school's director

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* %%* BigBad: The school's director



* BreakTheCutie: Najika gets hit with quite a bit.
* BreakTheHaughty: Akane, Seiya, and the director get hit with this.

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* %%* BreakTheCutie: Najika gets hit with quite a bit.
* %%* BreakTheHaughty: Akane, Seiya, and the director get hit with this.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Daichi.
** Seiya too, eventually when he gets over himself.
* KidsAreCruel: Najika just can't seem to catch a break!
* LoveRedeems: Between [[spoiler: Daichi and his father]].

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: %%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold:
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Daichi.
** %%** Seiya too, eventually when he gets over himself.
* %%* KidsAreCruel: Najika just can't seem to catch a break!
* LethalChef: Akane can't cook to save her life, and all of her attempts to make a dish would invariably end up as a disaster in the kitchen.
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LoveRedeems: Between [[spoiler: Daichi and his father]].



* NiceGuy: Sora, at first...
* {{Omake}}: In the form of recipes for some of the desserts and other dishes Najika cooks in the series.

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* %%* NiceGuy: Sora, at first...
* {{Omake}}: {{Omake}}:
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In the form of recipes for some of the desserts and other dishes Najika cooks in the series.



* ThePollyanna: Najika. Full stop.
* RapunzelHair: Najika, again.

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* %%* ThePollyanna: Najika. Full stop.
* %%* RapunzelHair: Najika, again.



* SatelliteLoveInterest: Sora seems to be this, but he has HiddenDepths.
* SiblingYinYang: Daichi and Sora.

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* %%* SatelliteLoveInterest: Sora seems to be this, but he has HiddenDepths.
* %%* SiblingYinYang: Daichi and Sora.



* TitleDrop: In volume 10.

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* %%* TitleDrop: In volume 10.



* {{Tsundere}}: Akane and Daichi.
* UnluckyChildhoodFriend: Poor Akane...
** [[spoiler: She gets over it, though while still holding a strong relationship with Daichi.]]

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* %%* {{Tsundere}}: Akane and Daichi.
* UnluckyChildhoodFriend: Poor Akane...
** [[spoiler:
Akane has known Sora and Daichi when all of them were young, and had developed a crush on the latter for the main parts of the story. She gets over it, ultimately lost him to Najika, though while she still holding a strong manages to keep good relationship with Daichi.]]both of them.



* WellDoneSonGuy: Sora and Daichi both have shades of this.

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* %%* WellDoneSonGuy: Sora and Daichi both have shades of this.
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