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Synonyms: Noa-himesama no Tsugai-sagashi, Dragon Back, Mismatch!
Japanese: オニデレ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 143
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 2, 2008 to Feb 16, 2011
Authors: Crystal na Yousuke (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sunday


Score: 7.361 (scored by 3157 users)
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Ranked: #47612
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Popularity: #838
Members: 6,861
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Volumes: /11
Chapters: /143


Tadashi is in his second year of junior high school and is a member of the handicraft club and loves nothing more than knitting. Unfortunately he's in secret relationship with Saya, the member of a notorious all-girl gang, who says she will kill him and herself if anyone is to find out about it.

Included one-shots:
Volume 8: Noa-himesama no Tsugai-sagashi
Volume 10: Dragon Back
Volume 11: Mismatch!


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Ikushima, Saya
Ikushima, Saya
Kinoshita, Tomeo
Kinoshita, Tomeo
Asobiya, Mitsuki
Asobiya, Mitsuki
Suzune, Yuna
Suzune, Yuna
Imamoto, Tadashi
Imamoto, Tadashi
Nijinose, Saki
Nijinose, Saki

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Jan 2, 2010
_____THE PLOT_____
Ive read other romance, comedy, school type mangas and they end up being clichéd. They use the SAME old formula, having the sports day, christmas party, bake-sale, festival and field trip mini-arcs. Well, onidere is a bit different. It doesn't focus on those solely. Also, onidere has no classroom scenes. So its different. It basically centred on scenes outside the classroom e.g on the rooftop.

Most of the manga consists of mini-arcs which show:
How Saya and Tadashi deal with a certain situation
How 2 other specific characters interact with each other
The weird adventures of Saya, Tadashi and gang

The romance isn't the major part of the read more
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Nov 19, 2009
After 16 chapters, I have to admit this would have to be the first manga I've had to put on my sh*t/dropped list

I've read a fair bit of manga in my life and whether it be for the plot of the story, or the artwork, I normally tend to keep reading to the very end regardless of genre but I just could not sit through and read this one.

It started out with the right elements to being a good read with the whole 'dorky guy dates yandere girl' setting....but after 5 chapters into it the humor become repetitive and after chapter 10 you realize there read more
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Jan 14, 2014
When reading about romance, readers expect to see romance; that much is obvious. When reading about comedy, readers expect to see comedy; that much is obvious. When these two genres combine into a single story, people expect it to be endearing, especially when the romance is between two younger people of society. With as much pressure as one is to withstand with this type of combination, it's a wonder why any writer would want to combat a monster such as this. Onidere is one of these monsters. Onidere is a manga that tries its best at combining a typical plotline with blueprint characters involved in read more
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Jan 21, 2012
guy who is soft, girl who is delinquent, they date, its a secret, hijinks ensue... that sums the whole thing up.

story wise, don't look for anything substantial.
the art fits the story better than anything else they could have done
the characters, are interesting... they have some amount of depth and evolution considering this manga is presented in a step above 4 panel gag manga.

but my enjoyment of this manga hinges on the fast that i love go nowhere gag manga stories, so long as they aren't things like bobobo bobo bobobobo

if you can handle a story where there is no real story on a chapter to read more
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