Billionaire Girl
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Posted 1/26/14
As the title suggests, this manga is about a girl who has a calculated asset value of over a billion dollars...at least on paper. You see, Yukari is a day trader and a very skillful one at that. She makes millions each and every day trading stocks and commodities and has accumulated a vast wealth to the point that she doesn't really need anything, or so we think. Unfortunately for Yukari she's become a NEET, spending her days shut in her condo on the computer. In order to fill this bearish void in her life, she hires Takato, a student attending her her uncle's university, to help change it around.

I personally enjoy this manga. The conversation and plot doesn't get too technical for those who don't know anything about the stock market but it definitely lays a layer of interesting to get you to at least Google some of the terms used.
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Posted 1/27/14
This is a really good series, but the rate that it comes out is sad. I don't know about the current Japanese release schedule, but the first volume was only bi-monthly and it went on a lengthy hiatus after the first volume was complete.

The story is by Hasekura Isuna, the author of the Spice and Wolf light novels and I believe it reflects the enduring fascination he formed with financial markets and such while writing that series. (As does the visual novel series that he is writing: World End Economica.) Kind of an odd topic for manga, but he does it well. It is intelligent, well written, and the character designs are very good.
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Posted 1/27/14
I am liking this Manga. Yeah, the rate that it comes out , it a little tough on the nerves.
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Posted 1/27/14
Didn't know the author did Spice and Wolf. That's cool.

I know the series was on hiatus for a long while, was really bummed when I first got into it. Just happened to see new chapters so I was really excited. I actually do trade a little bit and did some day trading when I first started...like most amateur investors I didn't do so hot ending the year. As they say "Bulls make money, bears make money, pigs get slaughtered". Never got into forex (foreign-exchange/currency) trading...yet at least. Options are another ball park. I wish I knew someone like Yukari to guide me.

I already obsessively track the market every day anyways (I specifically wake up at 7am when most pre-market investing volume open up, can get pretty volatile but the day's open can be set here and big money made).
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Posted 1/28/14
I didn't realize that a new chapter was out!

Evidently volume 3, which starts with chapter 12, is the final volume of the manga. That is too bad in a way, as i really enjoy it, but it also means that we won't be subjected to a drawn-out, overly dramatic storyline while Kei figures out what his feelings for Yukari actually are and she figures out who the guy she can really trust in the world is. (She has already figured it out, I think...)

The most recent chapter made my blood boil a bit. I can't wait for the next one!
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Posted 1/29/14 , edited 1/29/14

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Posted 2/3/14
True.

Argh! Where's the next chapter?! I'm running out of manga to read with Rosario and Kimi no Iru no ending.
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Posted 2/3/14
I'm a sucker for coming of age stories with a sprinkle of romance. The time it takes for new releases are brutal but worth the wait
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