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Tonari no Atashi

Tonari no Atashi

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Synonyms: Next to Me
Japanese: 隣のあたし


Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 40
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 13, 2008 to Feb 13, 2012
Authors: Nanba, Atsuko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Bessatsu Friend


Score: 7.791 (scored by 3345 users)
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Ranked: #15822
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Popularity: #690
Members: 7,998
Favorites: 77
Ranked #1582Popularity #690Members 7,998
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Volumes: /10
Chapters: /40


Nina's neighbor, Kyousuke, is starting high school while she's still stuck in junior high. Just walking to their nearby schools together isn't enough for her—especially since they keep running into Yuiko: a beautiful, outgoing girl in Kyousuke's grade who also seems to harbor feelings for Nina's next-door neighbor.

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Miyake, Shun
Miyake, Shun
Uemura, Nina
Uemura, Nina
Tachibana, Kyousuke
Tachibana, Kyousuke
Yuiko, Asou
Yuiko, Asou
Tachibana, Keisuke
Tachibana, Keisuke

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May 7, 2012

First let me begin to say that there is nothing out of the ordinary about the story and you will not regret not reading this story. But, I really wish there was more attention for this shoujo manga. I feel that the little attention it gets is undeserving as the execution of this story is well-done in my opinion.

Like the summary, you could already tell the story is ordinary. Kyousuke is a guy whom Nina crushes on but of course the problem lies with him not being able to reciprocate her feelings and him dating a girl in high school, Yuiko.

I thought, and still read more
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Jul 26, 2014
Love is complicated.

That probably seems like the most generic line one can say, but most shoujo manga portray love with a pink lens that colors it as sunshine and rainbows. Reality as we know it is that love can be unrequited and bittersweet sometimes. And sometimes what we think is love may just be fondness or obsession. This series takes a unique approach to that, but its real reward is that it gives the reader the ending that they (and the characters) deserve.

Someone perusing for a quick read will see the synopsis and pass this manga over for having a cliché premise. It's true that read more
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Oct 20, 2011
While i haven't finished it yet, i have to say im absolutely hooked! Usually i read this sort of manga but i like the interesting twist the author gives. Most of the time,in this genre, it's usually the same situations over and over again with little variation but this manga offers a bit of a different plot. Not gonna lie, there were some times where i couldn't help yelling at my computer screen ( i read these online) because i was so frustrated haha O_o Anyways if you are a fan of this genre (girly, teen, romance, drama, school-life), i highly suggest this! Even though read more
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Mar 2, 2015
Even though i haven't finished the story i find it kinda disappointing. The characters are dumb, i didn't really like them. I couldn't feel close to them. The story is not your "cliché" shojo but it was weird. I couldn't understand why the characters were doing some things, and the creativity was poor, The art was OK.
But it's not so bad and if you like those kind of story it's a good catch.
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Poll: Tonari no Atashi Chapter 30 Discussion
MsChii - Jul 25, 2012
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Tonari no Atashi ending.. howd you like it?
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