My Girl
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My Girl

Alternative Titles

English: My Girl
Japanese: マイガール


Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 44
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 2, 2006 to Sep 3, 2010
Genres: Drama Drama, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Comic Bunch
Authors: Yumeka, Sumomo (Story & Art)


Score: 8.421 (scored by 83028,302 users)
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Ranked: #1642
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Popularity: #532
Members: 24,149
Favorites: 608
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Twenty-three-year-old Masamune Kazama spends his days working a mundane office job and dwelling on the past. Although it has been five years, the young bachelor continues to hold onto his relationship with his past girlfriend, Youko Tsukamoto.

Out of the blue, he receives a call from Youko's mother, who informs him that she has passed away in an accident. Furthermore, he learns that Youko has left him with a young daughter, who was raised in secrecy overseas. Stricken with grief, Masamune decides to take in the young girl and raise her on his own.

My Girl is a tale of family, loss, and acceptance as Masamune navigates the complexities of daily life as a single father.

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My Girl was adapted to a live-action drama which aired from October 9 to December 11, 2009.


Kudou, Ken

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May 16, 2014
ZeroHumor (All reviews)
My Girl looks like a simple tale of parenthood, but it turned out to be so much more. It’s about responsibility, about the will to let go and confront one's sorrows, about how one adjusts to change, and about what gives fulfillment and happiness in life. It's about how to deal with insecurity, how to believe in oneself, and how to consult others instead of bottling up ones' emotions. It's not only about how to help others, but also how to impose on others when one is in need. It's about the difference between being kind, and being considerate of others' feelings. It’s about being read more
Feb 9, 2015
RarestProGamer (All reviews)
Before, you guys start reading my review. I need to say 2 things!

1. My review contains minor spoilers, I tried my best to keep it low as possible to not to ruin the experience for you.

2. I have compared it Usagi drop (if you are not familiar with it) it's somewhat same story, settings and atmosphere.

Plot: Single 23-year-old Kazama Masamune realized, he has a kid. During the season of cherry blossoms, his beloved passes away. He happens to meet a little girl outside work and realizes she is his daughter who was raised in secrecy by his lover.

-This manga is a hidden gem, it really read more
Jul 9, 2013
roelteXon (All reviews)
I am writing this review wishing that more people would take interest in reading this manga. The story is very beautiful, realistic, and full of emotions.

The story is episodic and each arc has its story to tell which always conclude perfectly.

The art is very different to your typical manga (in a very likable way) and I think that its very suitable with the flow of the story. I would say the art and the story compliment each other perfectly that I wouldn't know how it would be made better.

The characters were perfect, although you wouldn't see that much growth on the other characters read more
Apr 23, 2020
Sad (All reviews)
Sometimes you find your story writing itself, but you’re not a part of it. Why? Because you’ve hit a full stop you couldn’t go past. Instead of moving onto the next chapter to see where life takes you, you linger, struggle, and wrestle against the odds of one part of your life coming to an end. Kazama Masamune has been hovering over that full stop for a while now, and it’s only till he meets his daughter for the first time that he is able to entertain the thought of finally turning the page.

Death is hard to swallow, but the death of a loved read more


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