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Real Girl

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Synonyms: 3D Kanojo, 3D Girlfriend
Japanese: 3D彼女〈リアルガール〉
English: Real Girl
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 48
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 23, 2011 to May 24, 2016
Genre: Romance Romance
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Dessert
Authors: Nanami, Mao (Story & Art)


Score: 7.461 (scored by 1081210,812 users)
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Ranked: #31912
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Popularity: #679
Members: 26,480
Favorites: 336


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Real Girl
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Tsutsui Hikari is an otaku, and he mostly avoids social life. Hikari has only one friend at school, who is also a social misfit, and he is mocked brutally by most of his classmates for being creepy and weird. One day, he ends up having to clean the school pool with Igarashi Iroha, who appears to be pretty much everything he hates in real-life girls. She skips school, has a blunt manner, doesn't have female friends, and seems the sort to be promiscuous. However, she is friendly to Hikari, and even stands up to the people who make fun of him. Hikari's bitterness and trust issues lead him to say pretty harsh things to Iroha, but she never dismisses him as creepy. After a while, it starts to look like Iroha may become his first real-life, 3D girlfriend! Will he be able to handle it?

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Real Girl was published digitally in English by Kodansha Comics USA from May 30, 2017 to January 30, 2018.



Jun 8, 2022
I thought this would be just yet another rom-com. I kinda didn't have any expectations from this manga. But just after I started reading, I could feel that something is wrong. It was because the story itself was a bit twisted at the start.

The start feels like the expected start of any other rom-com with our otaku MC with only 1 friend who is an otaku. All the generic traits for an MC of a rom-com anime. The only thing that felt a little different was the main female lead. Something felt a little creepy about her... The way the first few chapters portrayed her ...
Jul 12, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Shoujo my enemy, made for girls, light poison for boys and lethal poison for men.

Take note: Romance, Drama, Shoujo, School life and far fetched comedy

Story 5/10
Considering demography and genre you have to read it with a grain of salt if your gender(age) doesn't represent shoujo.
This story is to a degree a cliché but has it's appeal. But dialogues and how story evolves is how should I put it....unrealistic in many ways. For example boys are represented like 1/3 girls 1/3 girly fantasy and 1/3 boys maybe.... Their reasoning, their interactions feel so far from reality that it's heart wrenching to read ...
May 2, 2018
3D kanojo was a series that had me excited from seeing the first few episodes of the anime,with an initial impression of a budding romance between two young high schoolers that would develop into something different from many of the other romance manga. Sadly, that was not meant to be.
Between hashed over cliches that only served to introduce mostly useless characters that the story could've have done without, you have a couple that you actually want to root for. Tsutsui and Iroha were people that were interesting to learn about, albeit sometimes frustrating to watch over. However, finding their sections after ...

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