After School Mate
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After School Mate

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Synonyms: After Schoolmate
Japanese: アフタースクールメイト


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 13
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 30, 2021 to May 17, 2022
Genre: Drama Drama
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump+
Authors: Umino, Kuon (Story & Art)


Score: 7.231 (scored by 471471 users)
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Ranked: #55412
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Popularity: #13493
Members: 1,177
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Family, friends, himself... Rika is frustrated by his inability to gain understanding of the gender difference between his body and mind, and one day he gets into a fight with his mother and runs away from home. There he meets Satsuki, a boy who can share his feelings of not being understood... The two meet and confront the issues they have been running away from... A coming-of-age drama that questions "individuality"!

(Source: Shueisha, translated)



Feb 23, 2023
Preliminary (6/13 eps)
I'm astounded that such a modern story has such a small community and lacks some traction. But that doesn't make it any less beautiful or great; rather, it's brilliance waiting to be discovered by someone like me, who suffers from many of the same ailments as Rika-kun. I came across this recommendation by chance on TikTok and added it to my reading list after only reading one panel.
If you are new to this story, I will do my best to give it a glowing review as a fellow transgender person similar to the main character!

Rika is a transgender FTM (female to male) who longs for ...

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