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Alice 19th is a Shōjo manga written by Yuu Watase, author of Ceres Celestial Legend and Fushigi Yuugi. It's licensed by Viz Media.Alice Seno is a shy girl, afraid to speak her mind. Her older sister, Mayura, seems to outshine her in everything. Everything changes when Alice saves a magical rabbit girl, Nyozeka, from being hit by a car. Nyozeka has been waiting for her to carry and use the Lotis Words, magical words that possess great powers.However, with great power Comes Great Responsibility, as Alice soon discovers. When she and Mayura both fall in love with Kyo Wakamiya, they argue. Alice angrily wishes her sister would disappear...and she does. Nyozeka tells Alice that Mayura has fallen prey to the Maram Words, words of darkness, and the only way to set things right is for her to use the Lotis Words and save her sister from the dark.Things soon get even more complicated. Kyo is revealed to be a potential Lotis Master, and Frey, a guide chosen to lead them, seems more interested in catching girls than defeating the Maram. And Mayura may not go willingly...
This manga contains examples of:
The Ace: Alice sees Mayura as this, and resents her for it.
Alice Allusion: The main character's name, Alice, and the fact that one of Nyozeka's forms is a white rabbit.
Attempted Rape: Tetsuya to Alice. Kyo stops him at first, and in the Lotis World when he tries it again, Alice herself stops him.
Oishi tries something similar on Kyo, but he rebuffs her.
Big Bad: Darva, source of the Maram Words and the entity responsible for corrupting Mayura.
Big Sister Instinct: Inverted. Mayura sets Alice up with a boy she doesn't know personally because she's afraid Alice is becoming too close to Kyo. When the boy tries to rape Alice—and Kyo saves her—instead of feeling guilt for putting her younger sister in a bad situation Mayura blames Alice for making Kyo get violent.
On the flip side, Mayura wouldn't have been sent away had she not done a full-screening on the boy she was going to let Alice hook up with. Alice was trying her best to explain that the boy was trying to force himself upon her and Kyo stopped him just in time, but no. Alice then makes her sister disappear.
Power Gives You Wings: The word "Vimuku" has connotations of wings, and it gives Alice and Kyo the strength to fly while saving Mayura.
Precision F-Strike: Mayura lets loose one of these at the end of the second volume, as she has been corrupted by the Mara.
Primal Fear: Mayura plays on these, giving Alice's mother a disease and transporting her father away, with the intention of leaving her all alone.
Reincarnation: Nyozeka's ghost tells Alice that she will be reborn as Alice and Kyo's daughter.
The English Volume 7 has her just telling Alice she's already chosen her human form.
Shifting Sand Land: Oishi's Inner Heart is a parched desert, reflecting her state of mind.
Shrinking Violet: Alice is too shy to say how she really feels at first, and doesn't like conflict.
Sibling Rivalry: Alice and Mayura fight over Kyo, and later battle for the fate of the world.
Trauma-Induced Amnesia: After slowly turning evil, and being rescued from Darva in Volume 3, Mayura forgets everything. Or so she pretends.
Unexplained Recovery: All the other Lotis Masters get better after seemingly being killed by Darva. Billy's only explanation is "We don't die so easily."
Unwitting Instigator of Doom: The boy that Mayura suggest to be her sister's boyfriend tries to force himself upon Alice. Kyo comes in and saves Alice from being assaulted but Mayura blames Alice for causing Kyo to lash out. Now tell me, who was the one who set Alice up with the boy?
Warrior Therapist: After cleansing the Mara, Alice tells the person their true feelings to help them heal.