Tonari no Shugoshin
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Tonari no Shugoshin

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Synonyms: Tonari no Guardian, The Guardian Next to Me
Japanese: となりの守護神


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 8
Status: Finished
Published: 2007 to ?
Genres: Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Cheese!
Authors: Shimaki, Ako (Story & Art)


Score: 7.241 (scored by 25152,515 users)
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Ranked: #47882
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Popularity: #3370
Members: 4,776
Favorites: 11
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After losing her parents when she was young, Rio has been supporting herself and her brother. Rio believes that it's useless to rely on others. One day, she buys a trump card of the jack of club, modeled after Sir Lancelot, believing she could gain good money auctioning it off the internet. That night she meets Sir Lancelot in her dreams, which recur every time she sleeps. When Yuuki-kun asks her to go out with him and nearly kisses her, Lancelot suddenly appears out of nowhere and says he has come to save her?!

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Feb 19, 2015
Otaku365 (All reviews)
The manga is not bad really but it had potential to be better which was a let down. It seems like a thought just put together on a whim. The main girl's background and the plot itself seemed poorly put together. The characters needed work and the story progressed too fast.

The main girl Rio doesn't have any redeeming characteristics and was a bit annoying. She seemed kind of stupid as well, her little brother, Minoru, seemed to know more than her. Lancelot was her lover who came out of a card. He seemed like a gentleman at first, like how he is portrayed in read more
Jan 13, 2019
icetly (All reviews)
Now, let me start by saying i don't particulary like shoujo manga. I dislike the cliche romance and instant love. But this manga struck me with the enjoyment i got while reading.
The story is basic alright, nothing special and i have no comment (except that there are some plotholes unresolved at the end, but i bet most of people don't even notice them). The art shows better promise than the story, with simple strokes and without the overuse of visual effects.
The characters, i think, are the best part. There is strenght in numbers and in this case, the small number of characters. There are four read more


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