Itoshi no Nina
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Itoshi no Nina

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Synonyms: Nina My Love
Japanese: いとしのニーナ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 29
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 28, 2004 to Aug 28, 2010
Genres: Romance Romance, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Theme: School School
Serialization: Web Spica
Authors: Ikuemi, Ryou (Story & Art)


Score: 6.971 (scored by 345345 users)
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Ranked: #93972
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Popularity: #12588
Members: 1,290
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One afternoon, Atsushi's best friend from childhood, Masa, informs him, "I kidnapped Niina Aota." Niina, whose popular nickname is Nina, is the girl Masa fell in love with at first sight on the train attending school. Atsushi found it unexpected and hard to believe, until he heads over to Masa's apartment and discovers that Nina has really been kidnapped....

(Source: Antebellum Scanlations)


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Apr 6, 2024
Man, there's something in these mid-00s manga series that really hits that angsty & bleak spot for me. 'Itoshi no Nina' is a prime example of this type of atmosphere. While certainly not a masterpiece, the series is an underrated psychological gem.

The first few chapters might turn off quite a few people. It's obvious the author was going for peak shock value to hook the readers in. Once the story rolls out, however, the series blossoms into an unexpected mixture of juvenile angstiness and a weird combo of wholesome + dysfunctional romance.

What I mean is: give it a chance despite the rough start.

The relationships ...


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