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Skip Beat! 

Sukippu bîto! (original title)
Kyouko went with her childhood friend, Shou to Tokyo to pursue his dream of becoming an idol. Despite she is supporting him, Shou deceive her. Kyouko vows to get her revenge by defeating him in the entertainment world too.
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Series cast summary:
Jennifer Alyx Jennifer Alyx ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Kira Buckland Kira Buckland ...  Ruriko Matsunai 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Christine Marie Cabanos ...  Mimori Nanokura 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Robbie Daymond ...  Ren Tsuruga 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Richard Epcar ...  Lory Takarada 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Erin Fitzgerald ...  Hiroko Lizuka 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Grant George ...  Sho Fuwa 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Caitlin Glass ...  Kyoko Mogami 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Todd Haberkorn ...  Shinichi Ishibashi 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Erika Harlacher ...  Eiko 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Kyle Hebert ...  Funada / ... 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Kate Higgins ...  Haruki Asami 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Erika Ishii ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Lauren Landa Lauren Landa ...  Nao / ... 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Mela Lee ...  Maria Takarada 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Erica Lindbeck ...  Kanae Kotonami 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Kyle McCarley ...  Hikaru Ishibashi 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Vic Mignogna ...  Yukihito Yashiro 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Jason Charles Miller ...  Ushio Kurosaki 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Bryce Papenbrook ...  Yuusei Ishibashi 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Chris Patton ...  Hiroaki Ogata 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Valory Pierce Valory Pierce ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Adin Rudd Adin Rudd ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Keith Silverstein ...  Takenori Sawara 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Ellyn Stern ...  Mrs. Taisho 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Karen Strassman ...  Shoko Aoki 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Kimlinh Tran Kimlinh Tran ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Cristina Valenzuela ...  Erika Koeniji / ... 25 episodes, 2008-2009
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The girl Kyoko Mogami lives alone in an apartment with her big love the childhood friend Sho Fuwa. He is a big music star and has many fans. One day he breaks up with her telling her she is a plain woman, and the only reason he stayed with her all this time was so she could wash his clothes and pay his rent. Kyoko swears to never love again and take revenge on Sho by entering showbusiness and becoming a much bigger star than him. Getting into showbusiness proves to be more challenging than she thought but on her way she meets curious and interesting people and a new life begins. Written by ChristinaH

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Release Date:

5 October 2008 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Skip Beat! See more »

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LME Love Me-bu See more »
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The anime is based on the popular Japanese manga Skip Beat by Yoshiki Nakamura. See more »

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Well, I like the drama..
6 January 2014 | by Malcom-FunkSee all my reviews

This is an anime that I feel very ambiguous about. There are some episode (about half of them) that are just pure fun. Characters develop and the drama unfolds perfectly.

But you have to know that this is an anime about acting. And for me, as an acting enthusiast the episodes that revolve around acting are, surprisingly, the worst ones. They try to appeal to people who have no idea about acting what so ever and repeat obvious facts again and again. The pace during the acting scenes is also kinda off, it just does not feel right.

Still, it makes you want to know more about acting and actors. If you haven't before, you'll start seeing actors as what they are - humans. That, combined with at times brilliant drama makes this anime worth watching!


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