Edit Manga Information
What would you like to edit?
 

Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai

Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: I Don't Have Many Friends, I Can't Make Friends, Haganai, Bokutomo
Japanese: 僕は友達が少ない

Information

Type: Novel
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 145
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 25, 2009 to Aug 26, 2015
Authors: Buriki (Art), Hirasaka, Yomi (Story)
Serialization: None

Statistics

Score: 7.861 (scored by 1966 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet published' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #13382
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #967
Members: 7,346
Favorites: 290
7.86
Ranked #1338Popularity #967Members 7,346
NovelBuriki (Art), Hirasaka, Yomi (Story)
Add to List
Volumes: /11
Chapters: /145
buy from CD Japan

Synopsis

Hasegawa Kodaka has transferred schools, and he's having a hard time making friends. It doesn't help that his blond hair tends to make people think he's a delinquent. One day, he runs into his bad-tempered solitary classmate Yozora while she's talking animatedly to her imaginary friend Tomo. Realizing that neither of them have any actual friends, they decide that the best way to alter this situation is to form a club and start recruiting.

That is how "Rinjin-bu" was formed, a club specifically designed for people who don't have very many friends. As other lonely classmates slowly join their little club, they'll try to learn how to build friendships through cooking together, playing games, and other group activities. But will this group of relationship-challenged misfits really be able to get along?

(Source: MU)

Background

Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai appeared on the Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! ranking under Best Light Novel category twice; 2nd place in 2011 and 6th place in 2012. It was adapted into a live-action film which was released in Japan on February 1, 2014.

The series has been published in Italian as Haganai: I have few friends by Edizioni BD under the J-POP imprint since February 28, 2013.

Related Manga


Characters



More reviewsReviews

Jul 14, 2012
TheArchangel (All reviews)
Preliminary
A review of "Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai"

This book was recommended to me by a certain place, and I find it extremely interesting. I also got it at a very reasonable price.

The characters all felt like they were just copies from other works I've read, and that's quite alright, cause I love when an apathetic guy gets dragged into the creation of a club! Looking at you Kyon, you lovable, sarcastic, unwilling club member. Oh, and Kodaka too I suppose.

The plot development is what you'd expect from a romantic comedy, full of the standard anime shenanigans and your share of odd characters. read more
Sep 6, 2012
123321tb (All reviews)
Preliminary
I generally enjoy the typical love comedy harem type of anime, manga and light novels. For Haganai, however, not only did I simply like it, I absolutely LOVE it.

The characters in the novel are interesting, and slightly unique in their own ways. I love how the members of the neighbours' club converses amongst themselves, throwing in a whole lot of insults and unwholesome things all over the place. Take for Mikazuki Yozora,whom probably has the best choice of words I have ever seen in any manga, anime or light novel. Its not just simple insulting and swearing. Its an read more

Recommendations


Recent News

'Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!' 2015 Rankings Revealed

'Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!' 2015 Rankings Revealed

Here are the Top 10 Light Novel rankings collected by the "Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!" (This Light Novel is Amazing!) annual magazine. Light Novels *1. Yah...read more

NY Times Manga Best Seller List for Jun 22 -28

NY Times Manga Best Seller List for Jun 22 -28

Graphic books best seller list (Manga & OEL) for June 22nd - 28th *1. Attack on Titan: No Regrets Vol.1 *2. Attack on Titan Vol.1 *3. Haganai: I Don't Have ...read more


Recent Forum Discussion

Volume 11 spoilers ( 1 2 )
Kirigaro92 - Aug 24, 2015
52 replies by ss4chris »»
Sep 25, 1:18 AM
Volume 10 of light novel in English?
DeamonLordZack - Jun 12, 2016
0 replies by DeamonLordZack »»
Jun 12, 2016 8:05 PM

Recent Featured Articles

Top 15 Anime Characters with Different Colored Eyes

Top 15 Anime Characters with Different Colored Eyes

Apart from outrageous hairstyles, characters with different colored eyes have also made their mark as it gives them a certain air of mystery. Let’s check them out!

by Ai_Sakura

100,822 views

Spoiler
Collection
Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai: The Neighbors Club

Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai: The Neighbors Club

The Neighbors Club: a small school club created for the sole purpose of meeting new people and creating real friendships within and outside of the club room. So just who are a part of this club and what are they like? Lets have a look at these 7 characters that have given life to the Neighbors Club!