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Mangas and Manhwas where MC gains a group of friends/Companions

Jan 17 2023, 5:09 AM | Updated Jul 14, 1:58 PM
MC must gain at least 3 friends/Companions that do not become love interests

Loner/traumatized MC grows to appreciate friendship and opens up to others.
MC leaves home or their typical setting and makes friends(Like One piece or most Shonen)

Keywords: Friendship, Loner, Bromance, Girl-friendships

All genre's

Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-

Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
Light Novel, ? vol, 2014 Me:- Author:9
Traumatized MC learns to open up to others. (I only read the WN/LN and not manga.)
Omniscient Reader's Viewpoint
Manhwa, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:9
Traumatized MC learns to open up to others. Great chemistry with the entire cast.
One Piece
Manga, ? vol, 1997 Me:- Author:10
Joyful and dense protagonist who is always up for making friends. Great chemistry with the entire cast.
Manga, 77 vol, 2003 Me:- Author:10
MC grows to form deep bonds with his two 'employees'. Great chemistry with the entire cast.
Saiki Kusuo no Ψ-nan
Manga, 26 vol, 2012 Me:- Author:9
Apathetic MC attracts friends wherever he goes, much to his disappointment.

Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo

Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches

Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo
Manga, 28 vol, 2012 Me:- Author:7
Loner delinquent MC makes friends he grows to really appreicate and gets a girlfriend.
Lout of Count's Family
Manhwa, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:7
Apathetic but softhearted protag attracts friends everywhere he goes, he appreciates it but won't show it.
Viral Hit
Manhwa, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:8
Bullied MC gains a friend group that he would die for.
Tower of God
Manhwa, ? vol, 2010 Me:- Author:9
Lonely MC years for companionship and gains many friends who are fond of his sincerity.
How to Become a Dragon
Manhwa, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:7
Intelligent and overworked MC takes in a 'student' and learns to reevaluate his own beliefs.
Manhwa, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:7
Loner cinnamon roll MC gains friends who are fond of his deep kindness and non judgmental personality.
The God of High School
Manhwa, ? vol, 2011 Me:- Author:6
Dumb fun MC makes friends casually, but develops deep bonds along the way.
Manhwa, ? vol, 2015 Me:- Author:10
OP MC leaves seclusion and meets people he grows to love.
Manhwa, ? vol, 2010 Me:- Author:10
Naive and kind MC is left alone after a tragedy occurs and ventures on a journey to seek her revenge. This is kind of a sad story.
Blue Lock
Manga, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:9
Average MC enters a Soccer boot camp of sorts and makes friends and enemies. Note that every character can become an enemy or a friend due to the nature of the game.

Mairimashita! Iruma-kun

Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun

Mairimashita! Iruma-kun
Manga, ? vol, 2017 Me:- Author:8
Overly pessimistic optimist MC learns to love himself through the friends he gains.
Manga, 31 vol, 2017 Me:- Author:6
Lonely MC goes back in time to save girlfriend and makes friends along the way
Sweet Home
Manhwa, 12 vol, 2017 Me:- Author:9
Suicidal MC finds value in living after forming connections in an apocalypse.
Bungou Stray Dogs
Manga, ? vol, 2012 Me:- Author:-
Teenage Mercenary
Manhwa, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:7
Teenage Killer MC is made to live as a normal teenager and forms bonds with many.
Katekyou Hitman Reborn!
Manga, 42 vol, 2004 Me:- Author:7
Clumsy and Low self-esteemed MC suddenly inherits a mafia group and gains friends/subordinates/fanboys.
Manga, 74 vol, 2001 Me:- Author:8
Hot headed MC enters the word of The Shinigami. gains friends, rivals, and enemies.


Mashle: Magic and Muscles

Manga, 18 vol, 2020 Me:- Author:8
Dumb af MC turns his enemies and rivals into friends with pure strength.
Yozakura-san Chi no Daisakusen
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:7
Anti-social MC 'marries' a girl and becomes a part of the family.
Chainsaw Man
Manga, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:7
Abused MC is recruited to become a Devil hunter.
Fumetsu no Anata e
Manga, ? vol, 2016 Me:- Author:9
Non-human immortal MC learns the value of humans relationships and life.
SSS-Class Revival Hunter
Manhwa, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:7
Loser MC goes back in time(in a crazy way) to become OP and helps those who are suffering along his journey.

Ansatsu Kyoushitsu

Assassination Classroom

Ansatsu Kyoushitsu
Manga, 21 vol, 2012 Me:- Author:8
Bullied MC joins a loser class and forms bonds through the memories made.

Kimetsu no Yaiba

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Kimetsu no Yaiba
Manga, 23 vol, 2016 Me:- Author:7
Friendly and cheerful MC with a trauma and
Oresama Teacher
Manga, 29 vol, 2007 Me:- Author:7
Bokura no Kiseki
Manga, ? vol, 2007 Me:- Author:8
Surviving Romance
Manhwa, 7 vol, 2021 Me:- Author:8
MC who is hated by all her female classmates, must work with them to survive.
Ookiku Furikabutte
Manga, ? vol, 2003 Me:- Author:8
Debut or Die!
Manhwa, ? vol, 2022 Me:- Author:-
Calculating MC is forced to become an idol and develops bonds with his group members.
Manhwa, ? vol, 2007 Me:- Author:6
Manga, 17 vol, 2011 Me:- Author:8
Hunter x Hunter
Manga, ? vol, 1998 Me:- Author:-
Manga, 72 vol, 1999 Me:- Author:7
Wind Breaker
Manhwa, ? vol, 2013 Me:- Author:7
Manga, ? vol, 1989 Me:- Author:-
The epitome of traumatized, broken, loveless, loner MC... learning to love.
Enen no Shouboutai
Manga, 34 vol, 2015 Me:- Author:7
Manhwa, ? vol, 2014 Me:- Author:7
Fat and bullied MC gets a 'glow-up' which makes him handsome, and people flock towards him. Eventually, he develops deep bonds with some of them.
Manga, 15 vol, 2013 Me:- Author:8
Weak Hero
Manhwa, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:7
Loner MC who lost faith in friendship learns to value it again.
Akatsuki no Yona
Manga, ? vol, 2009 Me:- Author:8
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
The only exception to the 'do not become love interest' rule.
No Home
Manhwa, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:10
Guarded MCs Learning to love while also being terrible at it. Not BL
S.K.T: Swallow Knights Tales
Manhwa, ? vol, 2023 Me:- Author:-
Beautiful orphan MC accidentally joins a 'knight' host club and forms a found family with the members.

Youkai Gakkou no Sensei Hajimemashita!

A Terrified Teacher at Ghoul School!

Youkai Gakkou no Sensei Hajimemashita!
Manga, ? vol, 2014 Me:- Author:8
Cowardly yet quirky mc becomes a teacher in a yokai school and fits right in amongst their oddities.

(Beginning is a little rough, the MC does change)

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