|2008||Higashimura Akiko||Higashimura Akiko||Comedy, Gender Bender, Josei, Romance, Slice Of Life|
Kurashita Tsukimi is a "kurage (jelly fish) otaku" girl who wants to be an illustrator. She comes to Tokyo and starts to live in a girl-only apartment Amamizukan. One day she meets a fashionable lady, who saves a jelly fish. But she turns out to be a man in drag.
Nominated for the 3rd Manga Taisho Award (2010) and won the 34th Annual Kodansha Manga Award in the Shojo category.
Kuragehime follows Tsukimi Kurashita, an 18-year-old who moved from Kagoshima to Tokyo to become an illustrator. Tsukimi is a jellyfish otaku who comes to live in a shared bath and toilet, women-only apartment, Amamizukan. Other tenants include fujoshi, NEETs and others who consider fashion their natural enemy, calling themselves "Amars". One day, Tsukimi meets a fashionable and beautiful girl, Kuranosuke Koibuchi, who saves a jellyfish that is about to die at a pet shop. She later discovers that Kuranosuke is merely cross-dressing in order to evade inheritance of his father's occupation as a politician.
Features the stories Eiyuu (Heroes) Retsuden.
Winner of the Kodansha Award for best Shojo in 2010.
Nominated for Manga Taisho Award in 2010.