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Ganbare! Nakamura-kun!!

Ganbare! Nakamura-kun!!

Alternative Titles

English: Go For It, Nakamura!
Japanese: ガンバレ!中村くん!!


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 11
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 27, 2014 to Aug 27, 2016
Authors: Syundei (Story & Art)
Serialization: Opera


Score: 8.071 (scored by 2316 users)
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Ranked: #8282
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Popularity: #2157
Members: 4,586
Favorites: 215
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Nakamura is a shy boy who falls in love at first sight with one of his classmates—his dreamy high school classmate, Hirose. But there's a problem: they haven't met yet. And Nakamura is a total klutz who might bungle things before they even begin!

(Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)


Ganbare! Nakamura-kun!! has been licensed in English as Go For It, Nakamura! by Seven Seas Entertainment.

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Sep 28, 2017
wungy (All reviews)
An absolute favorite. Like, this is everything I could have ever wanted. A cute, funny, and most of all, sfw manga about a shy gay boy trying to become friends with his crush, drawn in a classic 80's art style. Speaking as a gay boy who loves classic manga, this is an absolute blessing. It feels nice to read something that doesn't feel fetishized, for once. I can relate to both Nakamura AND Hirose in a number of the situations, the girl characters don't just exist to be annoying, and I was smiling the whole way through! I'm always sure to tell my friends about read more
Mar 16, 2018
tamagotcha (All reviews)
Hirose really went naka Okuto's mura if u no what i'm sayin ;)

Jokes aside, this was a really nice work. The jokes were all fresh and new, and they legitimately made me laugh out loud. Although it was a bit frustrating not seeing Okuto's feelings be conveyed properly, that's only to be expected, since gay relationships can be pretty tough to begin, not knowing the other party's orientation. Nonetheless, the resolution was very nice, and gave us some hints at a possible mutual interest. Let's just hope the mangaka continues her amazing work!

(Also, this series made me realize how much I really like old 80's read more
Nov 2, 2018
isahbellah (All reviews)
This was such a sweet and short read. Ganbare Nakamura-kun! is about Nakamura's pursuit for Hirose's friendship, of all things!!! He's in love with him, of course, and he fantasizes about them together, but he doesn't jump straight into a possible relationship between the two. He first and foremost wants to be his friend.

Hirose is a really sweet guy, I could definitely see why Nakamura loves him so much. It was really fun for him to be all like "SENPAI PLEASE NOTICE ME" and when Hirose finally did, he'd lose his shit lol

One of the most appealing things about this manga is that most BL read more
Aug 23, 2016
iorime (All reviews)
Ganbare! Nakamura-kun!! is a very funny slice of life manga centred on an awkward gay high school boy and his crush. Unlike most of the shounen ai and yaoi genres, this manga is completely drama free so far; which is a welcome thing- the same stories can be told in the same way only so many times.

The premise of the story is one that a lot of LGBTQ people could identify with from growing up in high school; the titular closeted protagonist tries to get closer to his crush. Unfortunately, Nakamura's shy and not able to muster up the courage to have a real conversation read more


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