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Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun (Manga)

Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun

Alternative Titles

English: My Little Monster
Synonyms: Tonari no Kaibutsukun, The Monster Next Door, My Neighbor Monster-kun
Japanese: となりの怪物くん

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 13
Chapters: 52
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 23, 2008 to Nov 22, 2013
Authors: Robico (Story & Art)
Serialization: Dessert

Statistics

Score: 8.401 (scored by 9378 users)
Ranked: #2392
Popularity: #77
Members: 22,494
Favorites: 1,101
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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Synopsis

Mizutani Shizuku is the type of person who only cares for her own grades. But when she accidentally delivers lesson notes to Yoshida Haru, he becomes convinced they are friends.

Haru turns out to have a very innocent personality, but who would've thought that Haru would actually confess to Shizuku?

A cold-hearted girl and super-troublemaker romance with a fresh new perspective.

(Source: MU)

Related Manga

Adaptation: Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun, Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun: Tonari no Gokudou-kun

Characters

 Shizuku
Mizutani, Shizuku
Main
 Haru
Yoshida, Haru
Main
Andou
Supporting
 Masahiro
Ayanokouji, Masahiro
Supporting
 Issei
Joujima, Issei
Supporting
 Mitsuyoshi
Misawa, Mitsuyoshi
Supporting
 Kyouko
Misawa, Kyouko
Supporting



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Feb 3, 2012
lilymul
I LOVE this manga! One of the best and non-stereotype shojo I've read. The art, the story and most of all the characters are very appealing to me.

Characters
I gotta admit that the characters in this story are the strongest point of this manga. Shizuku, Haru, Natsume, Sasayan, Yamaken and his trio gang, Ooshima, Micchan, Yuuzan and their familis; They’re all awesome and special in their own ways well… except for few ones but they’re still lovable and adorable XD Every each of them especially the main characters get great character development, something that hardly exists in typical shojo manga ( I don’t read that read more
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Jan 7, 2012
arichan20
I strongly believe that Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun is a great manga and one of the few manga which mix comedy and romance very well and avoids becoming dull and annoying.

Well, first, I'm delighted with the drawing of the author. The drawing is very nice and the characters are drawed very atractive and some of them cool and others, very cute. Even though is a shoujo, doesn't have that flashy and awfully cute, the characters don't have those annoying shiny eyes (Usually shoujo manga has them) and the females characters don't have those puppy dog eyes that I'm tired to see. The scenes of this manga read more
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User Recommendations

Both feature expressionless composed girl obsessed in studying (and wears braids/pigtails), the difference is that Last Game is Tonari´s version "Shizuku x Yamaken route" since the protagonist of LG greatly resembles Yamaken in personality and looks from Tonari. Also in LG the setting changes to university (later).
The main male characters are students that have a naturally scary appearance, but are kind on the inside. Not going to spoil but, as the story progresses, you see the real similarities between the storys. The main heroines are also similar.

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