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Toradora!  
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Description
Toradora!'s story begins with the male protagonist Ryuuji Takasu who is frustrated at trying to look his best as he enters his second year of high school. Despite his gentle personality, he has a natural outer-appearance which makes him look like an intimidating delinquent so he is utterly hopeless about his chances of getting a girlfriend anytime soon, and does not have many close friends either.

After being greeted by his hungover mother in the morning, Ryuuji goes to school and is happy to find that he gets to be in the same class as his best friend, Yūsaku Kitamura, and crush, Minori Kushieda. However, it is then that he unexpectedly knocks into "the school's most dangerous animal of the highest risk level" - Taiga Aisaka - who just happens to also be in his class.

Type
Manga

Related Series
Toradora! (Novel) (Adapted From)

Associated Names
とらドラ!
ยัยตัวร้ายกับนายหน้าโหด
龍虎戀人
龙虎斗
Tiger x Dragon!
Tora Dora!

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Latest Release(s)
c.Special by Alpaca Kingdom ~ARPK~ (453d ago)
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v.6 c.48 by Alpaca Kingdom ~ARPK~ (528d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
6 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1

User Reviews
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Forum
7 topics, 142 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (719 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.33 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 23rd 2014, 1:22am PST


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Year
2007

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Serialized In (magazine)
Comic Dengeki Daioh (ASCII Media Works)
Dengeki Comic Gao! (Media Works)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Seven Seas (6 Volumes - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #608 increased(+119)
Monthly Pos #989 decreased(-1)
3 Month Pos #1022 decreased(-38)
6 Month Pos #982 decreased(-11)

List Stats
On 3328 reading lists
On 1155 wish lists
On 195 unfinished lists
On 368 custom lists

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in which chapter of the manga does the anime end?:) 391 days, 5 hours, 39 minutes ago
Tora Dora is... 1470 days, 0 hours, 43 minutes ago
Toradora! 1510 days, 10 hours, 28 minutes ago
PSP visual novel *SPOILER!!!* 1674 days, 13 hours, 47 minutes ago
Toradora~! Anime 1693 days, 7 hours, 30 minutes ago

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Meh...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Johann Krauzer II
July 8th, 2008, 3:49am
Those who have read the Novels of both Toradora! and Zero no Tsukaima will disagree that Taiga is a copy of Luise. Although at the beggining it looks like both could be well voiced by Kugimiya Rie, who voices all the angry chibi's (like Luise, Shana, Tio, Nagi, etc.). But later you'll see that Taiga, like Ryuji, get misunderstand EXACTLY like that. Taiga has very different traits and they have different type of relationships to other persons. Luise is way more open. Taiga can be very aggressive .. but not in the tsundere way to hide her feelings, but to express her frustrations/anger or to protect her friends. She can even be downright nasty then. Luise can be a really dumb little girl, that always misunderstands others, while Taiga get's misunderstood by others and can't stand persons like Luise.

So much to that. If this Manga resembles anything, it'll go more in the direction of School Rumble. Although this is a bit cuter and not as hillarious, though, then SR is at most times. But unlike ZnT (which is a Fantasy-Romance) it's a genuine Lovecomedy.


PS: Don't get fooled by the ZnT Anime, too. The Anime is more ecchi and funny. While the Novel is more serious and focus on the fantasy, while the romance has a different progress and is sometimes more intense and doesn't seem as ridiculous as it is sometimes picturd in the Anime.

... Last updated on July 8th, 2008, 3:51am
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The only romance series I ever REALLY liked.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by StrangeWig
December 21st, 2010, 2:24pm
I'm not much into romantic manga, I have already tried to read a lot of them, but the absolute majority was either uninteresting or pissed me off. The only romance series I have ever read and really enjoyed from beginning to end is Toradora. And not just simply enjoyed, I absolutely LOVED this series!

The characters are awesome, the progression is never boring, and the development of Ryuji's and Taiga's relation is very interesting. The feeling I have about the main couple is that it's not just a meaningless romance, like with "blushing faces here and there", but that there's really love between those two.

I personally recomend you to either read the novel (best option, and it's already completely translated in baka-tsuki) or watch the anime (pretty good too). The manga has a pretty weak graphical level, even though the story is as good as with the others.
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Taiga would hate Louise?   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Darknemo2000
June 2nd, 2009, 2:39am
Are you sure?

It seems to me that this comment comes more from anime rather than novels side. In anime Louise is very easy to hate as she indeed is a dumb and bossy girl, but in the novels she is much deeper and very devoted person. In fact she is much more devoted than Taiga as she is willing to give everything for her friends be it her noble title or life. Louise grows from the brat to a soul aristocrat (noble not in title, but in her inner feelings). She is not that easy to hate in the novels, though she can still be annoying at times, but again when you stuck with someone as dumb and perverted as Saito it is unavoidable. As she is in love with him, while he, though supposed to be in love with her, goes around kissing other girls as if it was nothing, thats why we see so many ugly sides of Louise. If it were Ryuuji instead of Saito we would be seeing different, much more like-able Louise I think. Same goes with taiga if she were so unlucky to be with someone as horrible as Saito instead of Ryuuji.

Anyways, bottom line is that Louise and Taiga are not that far of from each other in a sense of their development. In fact Louise gets more development than Taiga (in the novels), so I would disagree that Taiga would hate a person like Louise. Well maybe a Louise which is from the start, before development kicks in, but not later one.

As for Toradora manga - I like it more than anime as it is much closer to novels, besides Taiga and Ryuuji have much better chemistry here. Though I would personally like if they would tune down the comedy a little since I so rarely see their faces drawn in a serious manner that I start forgetting how do they look at all.
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Moar~?   
Rating: N/A
by U-Jin
February 4th, 2010, 6:15pm
Manga > Novel > Anime, and i liked Anime very much.
Releases take so damn long tho ;_;

P.S: Yes, i know those three are almost identical (whats translated atleast - i hope for a bit different ending than the one in anime) bigrazz
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tsuntsun moar   
Rating: 8.3 / 10.0
by providence
September 23rd, 2008, 4:57pm
This is like an anti-harem. Ryuji has no luck with women at all. He might be stuck with Taiga for rest of his life. *Scary thought* It's an enjoyable read so far, I'm hoping for more development on Ryuji's relationships and rooting for him to end up with someone besides Taiga... Ami Kawashima <3
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Very good start, but...   
Rating: N/A
by Laclongquan
September 18th, 2008, 4:01am
The first 4 chapters are quite good, make me hope for more. But later on, how do I say, it follow the formula of korean manhwa and jap shoujo. I lost interest. Read chapter 11, still lost interest.
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great manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by dxb_blackwolf
July 11th, 2010, 8:05pm
I agree with U-Jin... the manga was amazing despite its sucky drawings.personally, this is my favorite manga/anime/novel in this genre ever (maybe even in all genres, but its hard to compare). Are the mangas still releasing? Because Im only checking onemanga and releases take so damn long. I would say novel>manga>anime (great anime).

though they're almost exactly the same, at some points the anime rushed things and it definetly didnt show some of the most important moments in the novel.

... Last updated on July 11th, 2010, 8:07pm
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ANN reports Last ep. to roll 10 March   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by justadood
February 7th, 2009, 11:46pm
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2009-02-05/toradora-anime-original-novels-to -end-on-march-10

I like the manga's progression a little better than the Anime so far...but want to see more of both. I'd like Taiga for a girlfriend.....like 'em small, and she's tsundere in spades....
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Kawainess   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Riui
January 23rd, 2008, 11:08am
fun / cute / well draw
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I like this series.   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by strawberryheaven
June 8th, 2008, 1:54pm
I haven't read the novels yet, but I heard of an anime coming out in Fall '08 so I decided to read the manga.

First four chapters are interesting and can't wait to see what might happened next. Art is pretty good. The characters are good so far. I like Ryuuji a lot. Taiga's attitude seems liked Louise from Zero no Tsukaima, but she's doesn't at some points of view - she's not always hitting the main character and seems to be little honest. I agreed with gohan11's comment about her. For now, I'm liking this series more than I expected.

... Last updated on June 8th, 2008, 1:55pm
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