Not Your Idol, Vol. 2

Not Your Idol #2

Aoi Makino

fiction manga
dark slow-paced

168 pages | first published 2020

A psychological suspense series about a girl who has given up her life as an idol after being assaulted by a fan.

After that day, she stopped being a girl. In the wake of an assault, Nina Kamiyama, a former idol in the group Pure Club, shuns her femininity and starts dressing as a boy. At high school she keeps to herself, but fellow student Hikaru Horiuchi realizes who she is. What secrets is she keeping? The shocking drama starts.

"This is exactly why she got herself stabbed by a fan."

Heartbroken Nina Kamiyama is a former idol. She’s decided to live her life by keeping her past identity a secret, but her situation intensifies when another discovers who she really is. Who can she trust?

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dark 100%
sad 100%
emotional 66%
tense 66%
challenging 33%
informative 33%
inspiring 33%
mysterious 33%
reflective 33%


medium 66%
fast 33%

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