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Girl Friends  
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Description
Mari is a shy, studious girl who has neither a boyfriend nor any friends. One day, Akiko - one of the most fashion-conscious and sociable girls in the class - strikes up a conversation with her out of the blue! As the days go by the two become inseparable, with Akiko often cheerily remarking on how they became best friends so easily. Mari has a lot of fun with Akiko and her group, slowly becoming more outgoing despite still being timid and awkward. But she knows, deep down inside, that she doesn't want them to stay just friends forever...

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
Подружки
ガールフレンドス (森永みるく)
Girlfriends (MORINAGA Milk)
Wir beide!

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Latest Release(s)
v.5 c.Omake by MakiMaki Scanlations (1347d ago)
c.35 (end) by MakiMaki Scanlations (1435d ago)
c.34 by MakiMaki Scanlations (1463d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
5 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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Forum
3 topics, 22 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (748 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.62 / 10.0
10
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9+
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Last Updated
June 28th 2014, 10:40am PST


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Year
2007

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Comic High! (Futabasha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
JManga (Defunct)
Seven Seas (2 Omnibuses - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #638 increased(+232)
Monthly Pos #1031 increased(+136)
3 Month Pos #1293 increased(+80)
6 Month Pos #1344 decreased(-2)

List Stats
On 850 reading lists
On 584 wish lists
On 1521 completed lists
On 42 unfinished lists
On 277 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Ending! 933 days, 22 hours, 32 minutes ago
Girl Friends (by Morinaga Milk) - "volume" 4 out yet? 1708 days, 18 hours, 48 minutes ago
Its about time! 1864 days, 18 hours, 8 minutes ago

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awesome   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by cornhobble
November 11th, 2010, 1:33pm
\o/ I love this yuri. The characters are really enjoyable and it's super cute. Once I started reading I couldn't stop.
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Best Yuri Manga   
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by LuminousArk
September 4th, 2010, 12:37am
This manga is very touching and makes you want to cry. I'm a guy so I don't really cry to these kinds of things, but it just makes you sad when they face their hardships. Loved this manga and sad to see it end. This is one of my favourite mangas I've read couples of months that I started reading. Recommended to anyone who is looking for a good read in Yuri/Shoujo Ai.
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sad to see it end   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by HayateSK
August 26th, 2010, 7:13am
One of the best yuris out there! I found this manga when it was on chapter 16 and have been a dedicated monthly reader ever since! Milk did a GREAT job with the story and the characters. Its so worth reading!
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Charming   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by nebukanessar
May 19th, 2010, 8:18pm
I guess I'm not a person this manga was aimed fore,being a 38 year old swedish mansmile, but I must say that i definely got me hooked. It's a wonderful cooming of age-story with a good feeling and a very cute love story.
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the commonplace girl protagonist is what makes it a success   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by akihabara_sayuri
February 4th, 2010, 12:14am
What I really find enjoyable about this Yuri (girls-love) series is that unlike a great bulk of yuri series where one of the female protagonist is somewhat more "domineering" (be it more masculine traits like Sumika in "Sasamekikoto" or greater social standing and qualities like Shizuma in "Strawberry Panic"), in "Girl Friends", both protagonists are the very commonplace high school girl that you can find almost anywhere. Yes, if you stretch it, "Akko" has a more proactive personality and Mari is more reserved and timid, but both of them are not too "out of this world" characters, and this fact makes it easier for the reader to associate with their love story. Sometimes, being able to build familiarity with the reader via a somewhat more believable tale is also very important in story-telling. And Morinaga-sensei excels in doing this.

... Last updated on February 4th, 2010, 12:19am
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______   
Rating: N/A
by ka3na15
December 5th, 2009, 7:34am
OMG love the manga love youri so much I just cant get enough of yuri
I just noticed that there are only few titles of yuri hope it could match up with the yaoi manga so please please Milk Morinaga, IDK what you do but please keep doing it your one hell of a manga artist ^_^.

... Last updated on December 5th, 2009, 8:04am
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I love this yuri manga.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by topboy
November 28th, 2009, 5:11am
It start from friendship between two girls developed into love.
Cute, sometime bitter sometime sweet
Story get better& better (now i'm at chapter 27-->so cute~)
Intense story-line make me can't stop read it when i started and wait for new chapter every month.

Ps. Thank you,Makimaki scanlations. and thank you,Morinaga milk.
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yuri....wow   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ranmaru
November 5th, 2009, 7:26am
This is my first yuri manga, it's also one of the best manga i've read, the story and characters, all are very good, but the most exceptional is the Art, you'll be fighting the cuteness XD

... Last updated on November 5th, 2009, 7:27am
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Really Like It   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by MadsR
August 21st, 2009, 4:40pm
Girl Friends was a surprise.
When I started reading it I expected to like it, however I did not expect to read it as quickly as I did; and I certainly did not expect to be waiting so eagerly for the next chapter.
Girl Friends isn't a common yuri manga.
It's story is very realistic and the feelings of the characters develop slowly and step by step, not rushing events and confrontations. I feel that it shows the way the feelings of the protagonists grow and also the way they struggle against this not socially accepted love .
A great manga, up until now, that strongly recommend! ^.^
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ain't bad   
Rating: N/A
by Trey21
April 26th, 2009, 4:50pm
I like it way different then I thought it would be but it's a good read. I was like what the hell i'll read the first chapter see if i like it or not two hours later i'm waiting for the next chapter 22 to come out, im not much of a yuri fan and i'm a guy but after this and one other manga that i can't remember right now defitinely got me into yuri. I'm a sucker for romantic things weird i know but what the hell.
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