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[[caption-width-right:300: Shigeta and her... guy friends]]

A {{josei}} manga that ran 1996-2003 in the magazine 'Feel Young' by ''Creator/MoyocoAnno'' about the adventures of Kayoko Shigeta, a ChristmasCake who is unlucky in love and in work. She lives with her more successful and grounded friend Fuku, and dodges the advances of nerdy bookstore employee Takahashi. The English Tokyopop edition is out of print. It is rated 'M' for explicit content. A TV series aired on Japanese TV in 1998.
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Tropes found in this work:
* AloneAmongTheCouples: Shigeta complains about this often.
* BastardBoyfriend: Shigeta has several through the series.
* BetaCouple: Fuku and Matsue.
* ChristmasCake: Shigeta is one, Fuku even moreso.
* CloudCuckooLander: Shigeta borders on it half the time and is a complete one the other half.
* DoggedNiceGuy: Takahashi.
* GroinAttack: How Shigeta escapes [[spoiler: Sakai]]. She calls it the "ball crusher."
* {{I Have You Now My Pretty}}/{{Attempted Rape}}: [[spoiler: Sakai kidnaps Shigeta and seems intent on doing some nasty things to her, until she [[GroinAttack incapacitates]] him.]]
* LookingForLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces: Shigeta's various affairs with unavaliable and often married men.
* LoveTriangle: Shigeta, Takahashi and Violet, for one.
* MinorFlawMajorBreakup: Shigeta can't get past Sakai's long bottom eyelashes, so she breaks up with him. She quickly finds out that was the least of [[StalkerWithACrush his flaws]].
* OfficeLady: Shigeta tries to be one, and fails. Fuku is a more successful office lady.
* ReallyGetsAround: Shigeta and her guy pals.
** Also Toki; Shigeta even calls him a "walking hard-on" when she's breaking up with him.
* SexComedy: Shigeta's romps.
* SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan: Both Shigeta and Fuku. [[spoiler: They both find one.]]
* StalkerWithACrush: [[spoiler: Sakai.]]
* YourCheatingHeart: With a married man, no less.
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