Downstairs 249, Upstairs 251

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Shu Shu: There’s an idiot living upstairs!
(Yu Yu: There’s an idiot living downstairs!)

Shu Shu: I’ve never seen a guy like that before!
(Yu Yu: I’ve never seen a girl like that before!)

Shu Shu: Hmph, he’s such a d*ck!
(Yu Yu: Hmph, she lacks a d*ck!)

Shu Shu: Toy boy!
(Yu Yu: Tomboy!)

Shu Shu: Look at his room number, minus one from 250!
(Yu Yu: Look at her room number, plus one from 250!)
Friends: ……

One month later:

Shu Shu: I want to kill that fish (Yu)!
Yu Yu: I want to tear that book (Shu)!
Friends: ……

One year later:

Shu Shu: I’m getting married to the guy upstairs!
Yu Yu: I’m getting married to the girl downstairs!
Friends: What! Why didn’t you tell me that the one upstairs (downstairs) is a male god (female goddess)!!!

Associated Names
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楼下249,楼上251
Related Series
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Recommendations
I Seem Unsuited for Dating (1)
The Rice Pot Next Door (1)
Recommendation Lists
  1. Romance Slice of Life
  2. Modern Time's (BxG)
  3. Yandere/Obsessive love BG (Under Ch-20)
  4. Female lead-modern+romance+slice of life
  5. Binge-worthy (Modern) #2

Latest Release

Date Group Release
09/25/22 Second Life Translations c38 part2
09/17/22 Second Life Translations c38 part1
09/11/22 Second Life Translations c37
09/04/22 Second Life Translations c36 part2
08/28/22 Second Life Translations c36 part1
08/21/22 Second Life Translations c35
08/14/22 Second Life Translations c34
08/07/22 Second Life Translations c33
06/26/22 Second Life Translations c32
06/19/22 Second Life Translations c31 part2
06/12/22 Second Life Translations c31 part1
06/05/22 Second Life Translations c30
05/29/22 Second Life Translations c29
05/22/22 Second Life Translations c28
05/15/22 Second Life Translations c27
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AnimeBerry
New AnimeBerry rated it
September 2, 2022
Status: c08
A lot of questionable moments supposed to be humorous. It's so obviously expected of us to find it funny I'm kind of annoyed to be honest.

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Spoiler

she fails him at his audition because... he planed to use his future work as excuse to get away from doing her a favor he agreed only because he owes her due her said hidden motive??

And later it results that he can't afford dinner, she kindly gives him salad

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But then again you don't quabble with webnovels (tho there's some unhealthy pardons to the FL only because she's a girl and she's pretty).

It is in fairness rather enjoyable romcom, but not to be taken seriously <<less
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QueenCamellia
QueenCamellia rated it
April 4, 2022
Status: c23
This is a gem, and I'm surprised there are low ratings (without reviews, of course). The story itself has a lot of memes and SNS gossip expected of a modern setting. The translator does well at explaining things for an English speaking audience.

The development of the main characters' relationship is shockingly good. They're a little immature at the beginning, but as much as they may bicker, their begrudging friendship blossoms in a pretty natural way??? Their banter itself is pretty funny, and overall neither the FL nor the ML do... more>> anything that crosses the line that much (minus one petty thing at the beginning on FL's part, but it does get the plot moving and she slowly makes up for it by supporting ML later on).

FL is not a pushover, but she isn't some iron woman with no feelings either. She believes that women should be self-reliant, and instead of bemoaning her tragedies forever, she'll pick herself up and come up with a plan.

ML's character arc is discovering independence. He's stubborn and a bit sheltered/tsundere, but he means well and you can really see how he puts effort into solving his own problems rather than just throwing money at it like MLs from other novels. I find him very charming.

As someone who's trudged through bad and good bickering couple stories, as well as too many modern/showbiz/social media stories, I'm thoroughly enjoying this. <<less
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kichullie
kichullie rated it
January 4, 2022
Status: Completed
What a happy ride~~~! At first I'm annoyed by their always bickering nature but then I'm enjoying this story so much.

MC is really an independent woman but not other female MC who left out their partner, this one walk together with him. That's why I love this story!
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Nyaa.23
Nyaa.23 rated it
December 17, 2021
Status: Completed
Pros :

Its fun watching them bicker with eachother. The chemistry is nice to see. They can be playful towards eachother but nothing that crosses the line. They look like tsunderes to me.

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Spoiler

right from the first meeting they already bicker. Second meeting they got together to berate other people. Poisonous mouth is the common thing that they have. They adopted a dog and a cat. Then they got married and had a son.

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The MC is a boss?? Kinda. ML is a 18th tier actor. We don't see this type of pairing often.

Cons :

It's only 50 chapters so I don't really expect much but nevertheless it's a nice read. <<less
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pansikoser
pansikoser
August 17, 2021
Status: c3
1st impression: so far Shu is kind of annoying with her interaction with Yu, but thats about it. Shes a good person with good morals. Nothing yet for Yu except he's doing his best for his career LOL
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