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Shibutani-kun Tomo no Kai  
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Description
From Entropy:

Ageha is a high school student who has taken over the role of housewife ever since his mother passed away. He has two younger brothers whom he must care for, and a useless father who is always out dating women.

There's a girl that Ageha likes--his classmate, Nina. She tells Ageha that she's in love with a handsome, popular singer. Ageha decides to sing on stage at an open mic session to prove to Shinna that he can be like that guy, too. But just after he starts to sing, someone interrupts and abducts him! The stranger is no other than Miyamoto Range, the singer whom Nina loves.

Range wants Ageha to join the Shibutani Alliance Cub—his band—and is relentless in his pursuit. At first, Ageha thinks that Range is annoying. But little by little Ageha is won over by his charm. Will he be able to accept Range? Will Nina ever return his feelings?

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
恋爱美食同盟
渋谷君友の会
Shibutanikun Tomo no Kai

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Latest Release(s)
v.6 c.28 + Extra (end) by Entropy (650d ago)
v.6 c.27 by Entropy (669d ago)
v.6 c.26 by Entropy (723d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
6 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Rating
Average: 7.7 / 10.0 (91 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.51 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 10th 2014, 3:37pm PST


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Year
2001

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Serialized In (magazine)
Stencil (Square Enix)

Licensed (in English)
No

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N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1042 increased(+147)
Monthly Pos #2167 increased(+312)
3 Month Pos #3193 increased(+777)
6 Month Pos #4263 increased(+432)

List Stats
On 399 reading lists
On 474 wish lists
On 144 completed lists
On 43 unfinished lists
On 156 custom lists

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Shibutani-kun Tomo no Kai/shounen ai? 1288 days, 3 hours, 54 minutes ago

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I hated this   
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by jeffreymgibson
March 25th, 2014, 12:12am
I read the first volume and it got on my nerves, so i just read the last volume and skipped the rest. It may not be 100% shounen-ai, but it does border on it. for the most part though, its non stop wacky slap stick which for me, kills the mood.
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really good, not shounen ai   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Dagorkitty
January 31st, 2013, 10:37pm
Ok, I just finished reading the manga and I loved it. It's one of those more profound shoujo manga. I'm the type of person who wants to know the genre they are reading before starting and even though this manga deals with LGBT issues and can be confusing at times (has plenty of fan service for shounen ai lovers) it is mainly shoujo and so is the focus of the story, the shounen ai parts of the main characters are more of confusion than true romantic feelings. Anyway, the manga is really good, keeps you wondering what is really happening (in a good way, sort of mystery) and the characters develope through the story, so by the end you came to like them much more than at the begining (at least me XD).
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Wonderful!   
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by Akari
October 15th, 2008, 7:58am
I think this manga has way more complexity than just the average shoujo or shounen ai manga to be classified that way. It's not so simple as it's put to be. The main character, even though definitely attracted to his 'rival', really loves Nina and wants to protect her. There's even some other issues: the transvestite model and his desire to be a female, which is dealt by the author in a very delicated way, the girl whose father controls her life too much. The boy who's in love with the model he later discovers to be a guy, the boy who can't confess his love to the world because he and his girlfriend are in the music business, where relationship is frowned upon. Not to mention the main's character 'rival', who obviously got more issues than one can tell...!
Even touching sensitive subjects and being beautiful, it still retains a strong pace and an energy unknown in this type of manga. Shibutani-ku Tomo no Kai is hilarious, sweet, and completely addictive. It's a wonderful work, and even I liked it - and I'm not a shoujo manga type of girl!
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maybe, maybe not   
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by lovelyevilness
December 7th, 2007, 9:22am
This one sounds more like shounen-ai than shoujo (just wach the first chapter) tipical cute guy that isnt gay... fights againts his feelings... end ups being gay. ^^ ill give it a try and see if me being wrong ^^
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