Kare wa Tomodachi
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Kare wa Tomodachi

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Synonyms: He is a Friend, He is My Friend
Japanese: 彼はトモダチ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 28
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 13, 2007 to Jan 13, 2010
Genres: Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Bessatsu Friend
Authors: Yoshioka, Ririko (Story & Art)


Score: 7.431 (scored by 24982,498 users)
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Ranked: #30532
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Popularity: #2653
Members: 6,089
Favorites: 43

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In her 3rd year of middle school, Hiyori has had a crush on Mizuno, who is in the classroom next door. It was at a time like that when a seating change happened, and she ended up sitting right next to Sasamoto, who is Mizuno’s childhood friend. She finds this out and she decides to ask for his help. However, Sasamoto, who was supposed to be just a friend, starts to develop feelings…?!

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Dec 30, 2010
cherichelly (All reviews)
Kare wa Tomodachi is probably one of the most amazing mangas I've ever read in my whole life. Why? Let me tell you.

First: STORY
The story is something every teenager (which is most manga readers) can understand. It doesn't run around the bush but instead, it goes straight to the point. "I like you." that isn't really hard to understand, right? Although I must admit it can be quite annoying sometimes but it goes well in the end or it goes to a different way you'd thought it would be. It changes. Because life changes as well.

Secod: ART
The art is not perfect but good enough. It read more
Jan 8, 2014
Pink3raser (All reviews)
I have to say that this story's plot was unexpected, yet rather DISSAPOINTING for a guy like me reading this.

There are specific reasons why I don't particularly like this manga. The story is about this girl, Hiyori, who first falls in love with a nice guy named Ren. The two of them go through various troubles though, and it's those troubles that shows how very selfish and immature Hiyori is, despite being the main character. Hiyori fails to realize Ren's situations, fails to understand how very kind and caring he is, and above all fails to see how much Ren read more
Jul 30, 2020
energumene (All reviews)
umm... i can't FOR THE LIFE OF ME understand why this has good reviews?

this was probably the worst thing i've ever read? at the very least it's the worst shoujo manga i've ever read to date (and that's saying something, considering my strong distaste for ao haru ride lol)

first of all... i understand creating "complicated characters" but... two attempted rapists making up part of the main cast? troublesome!!!!! pathetic!!!! freaky!!!! disgusting!!!!! i'm genuinely wondering if the author has something wrong with them to write something like this like... not to be MEAN? but you're not okay if you enjoyed this. go to therapy!

the read more
Apr 19, 2011
-Yukami- (All reviews)
Story - 10/10
I really have to admit that I hate love triangles because they just repeat themselves like any other manga. However, in my 3 years of otaku, this is the very first time I found something really WORTH reading(for love triangles or something like that).. and this was Kare wa Tomodachi. At first I thought that it was just similar to those other mangas but I'm lucky that I gave it a shot. I can assure you that this is a very good drama-romance manga. There will be lots of lessons to learn as well. I love how the mangaka did the ending.. really read more


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