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Kare wa Tomodachi (Manga)

Kare wa Tomodachi

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Synonyms: He is a Friend, He is My Friend
Japanese: 彼はトモダチ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 28
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 13, 2007 to Jan 13, 2010
Authors: Yoshioka, Ririko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Bessatsu Friend


Score: 7.821 (scored by 1570 users)
Ranked: #16422
Popularity: #1022
Members: 3,638
Favorites: 43
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In her 3rd year of middle school, Hiyori has had a crush on Mizuno, who is in the classroom next door. It was at a time like that when a seating change happened, and she ended up sitting right next to Sasamoto, who is Mizuno’s childhood friend. She finds this out and she decides to ask for his help. However, Sasamoto, who was supposed to be just a friend, starts to develop feelings…?!

(Source: Midnight Scans)

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Alternative setting: Shiro no Eden
Sequel: Kare wa Tomodachi Plus


Fujisaki, Hiyori
Kanbara, Kotone
Mizuno, Yuuma
Sasamoto, Karen
Masamichi, Nao

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Jul 20, 2010
Kare wa tomodachi is one of my top ten go to drama-romances and with good reason. No manga reader picks up a shoujo romance title and thinks to himself "Sheesh, there sure seem to be a lot of misunderstandings between these people and a lot of unnecessary conflict and pain is resulting from it. If only they grew up and stopped making such a big deal out of small things!" Hahah, OK while reading, maybe we do let slip such harsh thoughts, but honestly, being a teen is hard, and it is precisely this anguish and delight of being a teen, finding and losing and read more
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Dec 30, 2010
Kare wa Tomodachi is probably one of the most amazing mangas I've ever read in my whole life. Why? Let me tell you.

First: STORY
The story is something every teenager (which is most manga readers) can understand. It doesn't run around the bush but instead, it goes straight to the point. "I like you." that isn't really hard to understand, right? Although I must admit it can be quite annoying sometimes but it goes well in the end or it goes to a different way you'd thought it would be. It changes. Because life changes as well.

Secod: ART
The art is not perfect but good enough. It read more
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Both have high school teenage romance, drama, backstabbing, obsession, lies, secrets, etc. They deal with first love and best friends liking the same girl. Both have love squares.. or even pentagons.
Both have similar plot and characters. Both have a love polygon. The main girl is a naive girl that dates the guy she likes, but he was previously in love with a girl she knows and it seems they have a hard time in forgetting that past relationship. Then the best friend of the main guy who also was involved with the "past" girl starts developing feelings for the heroine.

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