Synonyms: Mr. Delinquent and Miss Glasses, Yankii-kun to Megane-chan, The Yankee Boy and Glasses Girl, Flunk Punk Rumble, Yanmega, Fairy Megane
Published: Oct 18, 2006 to May 18, 2011
Authors: Yoshikawa, Miki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Magazine (Weekly)
Score: 8.231 (scored by 6521 users)
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.
Popular Tagscomedy school shounen
Nov 3, 2010
The summary is quite simple. A very powerful, ex-delinquent called Adachi Hana, wants to forget the past and finally be what she desired for a long time: To be the class rep obviously! In order to do so, she wants to stop using any kind of violence so that she can become a responsible and caring class rep.
Unlike many class reps, Adachi Hana really cares about everyone's problems and tries to solve them. Therefore, she starts following the school's No1 delinquent: Shinagawa Daichi. Don't get, however fooled, Shinigawa is not an ordinary delinquent since he actually has a good heart which will be shown more and more as Adachi makes him help different people in the school that are facing suspension etc.
As you go further through the manga, you can notice that Adachi's ambitions are getting stronger because she wants to also be the student council president apart from being class rep. And guess who is she making candidate for the place of vice president? Who any other than Shinigawa?
There are of course other characters that become closer to our Adachi and Shinigawa and they all end up being in the student council. You will see how much effort they will all put in order to makes things right in the school!!
I actually found it amazing. The characters were very nicely drawn, not like in most mangas where you cannot even distinguish who is who.
However, their facial expressions during certain moments were epic. I'm not exaggerating, I had tears in my eyes from laughter. Their expressions were way too hilarious and crazily comic.
Each character in the manga is very unique. It's actually the first time when I don't hate any character, they all have an important role in the story and they will make you laugh till you fall off your chair.
It is the manga that I mostly enjoyed so far. Every single chapter was amazing and as I was reading further I just felt disappointed that I'm getting closer to the last chapter.
This manga really helped me to get in a good mood. Therefore guys, if you feel like forgetting about your worries for a while and have a good laugh, this manga is definitely for you.
PS: I RARELY give a 10 or 9 or even an 8, however this manga really impressed me and it deserved an outstanding!!!!
Mar 18, 2009
Daichi Shinagawa is known throughout the school as a 'yankee'. He's foul-mouthed, bad tempered, skips classes on a regular basis, and is failing the majority of the classes. He finds school incredibly boring, until the class representative, Adachi Hana, happens to peer down at him when he's in the bathroom, and attempts to get him to come on a school trip. From this point on, Shinagawa is constantly roped into Hana's schemes, whether he wants to be, or not.
One of the more amusing points of this manga is Shinagawa under the impression that Adachi has feelings for him, hence why he thinks she is always roping him into everything. In one chapter, Daichi even writes, 'there's this girl who clearly likes me, what should I do?' to a suggestion box made by Adachi herself, and she remarks that the guy is 'clearly delusional'.
Although the two main characters are the story's strength, there's an amusing range of side characters, too. We are first introduced to the one time hikikomori Seiya Chiba, where Hana thinks that he won't come to school over Shinagawa being too fearsome. It turns out that Chiba is far more fearsome looking himself. We've Hana's underling from middle school, Rinka Himeji, who goes so far to be at Hana's side that she transfers from her own school to where our heroine is. And there's Gaku Izumi, an exceptionally clever student who's forever locking heads with Shinagawa.
The artwork is rather pretty, and has a certain flair to it. Yoshikawa excels at facial expressions, especially the 'yankee' facial expressions. Whenever a character tends to make a, 'yankee face', one would almost heAR the stereotypical yankee accent resounding in their head.
At time of this review, there are eleven volumes out in Japan, and four have been translated. If you're getting annoyed with the generic high-school romances that adorn manga, I'd advise you to give this a go. Certainly different, and thoroughly enjoyable. Hopefully you'll adore it as much as this reviewer currently is.
Dec 22, 2008
Art: the art is pretty good i have to say..quite detailed..good looking characters and the expressions they make are hilarious
Character : the characters are pretty much lovable ..they just make u laugh especially "yankee-kun" he makes funny expressions ..hilarious :D and "megane_chan" can just be really retarded at times haha
Jul 23, 2011
Oct 13, 2010
- Great, rough art style, the facial expressions can be murderously funny
- Lots of random, school inspired humor
- Very Dynamic, but still maintaining a balanced pace of action
+ Yankee-kun's damns, fucks and go to hell's are an enriching value :")
The Megane, Adachi is more than the megane suggest, she's like a Haruhi Suzumiya, without the supernatural factor, but still an unconventional DeusxMachina in itself. Warning: she can be unbelievably stupid (in a good way), thus generating even more funny situations. Adachi's actions usually have additional, unexpected consequences. The Yankee, Shinigawa is an egocentric, short tempered delinquent with, watch out, RULEZ ( however contradictory they may be).
Besides them, there is a whole set of great characters, that really work good together for the hilarious effect! read more
Mar 14, 2012
Yankee-kun to Megane-chan isn't any of those stereotypical mangas about romances being included in school life and such, it's different in an unique way. You'll see a really funky opening of the story-- believe me, it IS funky-- and the more you continue to read the series, the more you enjoy it. The characters are all well-made, even though Adachi Hana could get on your nerves sometimes, but she's one of the most hilarious character ever appeared on a series. Her idiocy is so entertaining in some or other ways. And meet Shinagawa Daichi, your extraordinary yankee. I love every bits of his character, especially. Then the art... hmm it kinda looks funny sometimes, but it has the author's characteristics (even though kinda looks like Hiro Mashima's art, dontcha think). I don't mind it. The best part of this series is one simple word: development.
Yes-- I feel it. At first, this story was no more than a stupid comedy that could make you laugh your ass off (seriously) and the story just goes wherever the author wanted it to be. But as the story goes on, you could definitely see the developments: it's still as hilarious as ever, but slowly the story is forming into a more solid, dense one. It's starting to have its own 'core' as time passes by. And not just a comedy, the stories themselves started to have their own meanings. And you can also enjoy the character developments, especially Shinagawa's. He changed a lot in the story. And that is really enjoyable.
Indeed, one of the best comedy-school life ever, I guess. read more
Jun 24, 2012
Jul 22, 2012
I recommend this to people who are used to swears.
I think this manga will become a shoujo soon... Just feels like it xD
The art is epic.
Adachi Hana is EPIC I mostly like her 'cause she's an ex delinquent and in my perspective a yandere.
If you like this manga you should read a cross over between
yankee kun to megane chan
Called fairy megane
I'm currently waiting for new chapters to be released...
So I'm currently looking forward to what happens next ^-^)/ in chapter 179
Mar 23, 2013
I also don't mention it's non-mainstream manga because we already know that there're a lot of other delinquent story. Nevertheless one thing that makes me really enjoy to read it is the collaboration of past life story, love and idiocy.
Haha... I'm so exited about the last three points here.
Then, here some synopsis of the story
The story begun with the appearance of the famous Mon Shiro's local delinquent named Shinagawa Daichi. He's a super delinquent who's never care about other people and his entire school environment. His hobby was just sitting down in toilet, smoking, watching a porn and doing other useless things. He was a great shirker. Fortunately his life was changed when someday he met with a glasses worn girl called Adachi Hana.
Adachi was just like a clumsy girl with idiot thinking. She's appearances was really old-fashioned. She had a thick glasses, braided hair style and a sheet of "ahoge". Once a glare Adachi looks like a smart girl but in fact is totally opposite of that. She had a terrible exam scores even Shinagawa can totally beat her in math. Shinagawa just seems like a dumbass but actually he's genius in math.
Somehow Adachi started to drag Shinagawa into several social activity at school such as extra class, school festival, sport, etc. And little by little Shinagawa's mind was opened to a society.
One of the biggest break through in Shinagawa's life is when Adachi asked him to be student council vice-president at the election. That's unbelievable. How could an anti-social person like him have a favor to participate at student council's election? But in fact that's happened. After several miracles Adachi won the election and Shinagawa become the vice-president. During election Shinagawa met another strong ex-delinquent named Gakku Izumi. He is good looking boy and smart. Shinagawa ever had a some battle with him and the result was draw. Instead be an enemy he decided to join student council member as Shinagawa's teammate.
When Shinagawa did his job as vice-president of student council he learnt a lot about sociality. He often dragged into other student problem and unbelievably he could solve their case. Of course he solved it with his own ways. The delinquent ways. He gained many friends because of that. He realizes that he isn't lonely anymore. He starts to concern about the other persons. But Shinagawa is still a blockhead person that wanna do something egoistically. She is just delinquent after all.
If i'm not wrong in volume 6 of this manga was revealed Shinagawa's love story. Actually Shinagawa and Adachi had met before when he took an entrance exam in Mon Shiro High School. Shinagawa just fall in love with Adachi at the first glance. But that day Adachi really had a different appearance. She didn't wear glasses and her hair style wasn't braided. She obviously looked cute that time. Unfortunately Shinagawa hadn't asked her name when he met her at entrance exam. So Shinagawa spent his entire time in high school to search her. Too bad. He didn't realize the person who's he looking for is just really close to him at the whole time read more
Oct 21, 2012
However, feel free to try this chapter out, do not just rely on just this review. The characters were great and funny as always, and like always, the drawings were great!! read more