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Naze Toudouin Seiya 16-sai wa Kanojo ga Dekinai no ka?  
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No matter how hard he thinks about it, Todoin Seiya cannot figure out why he doesn't have a girlfriend in his 16-year lifespan. Physically attractive, naturally smart, athletic and, on top of that, comes from a wealthy and politically significant family. And it's not like he hasn't tried either; but every girl he asks out flat out rejects him. Seiya sets a goal for himself to get a girlfriend by the time high school ends and rejection isn't going to stop him from trying again. But it sure is heartbreaking when you get rejected this many times without knowing why.


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Naze Toudouin Seiya 16-sai wa Kanojo ga Dekinai noka?
Why Can't I Get a Girlfriend?
Why Can't Seiya Todoin, 16-Year-Old, Get a Girlfriend?

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8 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 7.3 / 10.0 (101 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.17 / 10.0
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April 26th 2016, 12:34pm PST



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Naze Toudouin Masaya 16-sai wa Kanojo ga Denkinai no ka? 258 days, 12 hours, 37 minutes ago
'Why Can't Masaya Tōdōin, 16-Year-Old, Get a Girlfriend?' Manga Ends & Gets Live-Action Drama 263 days, 18 hours, 59 minutes ago

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No groth at all   
Rating: N/A
by jeffreymgibson
August 26th, 2015, 8:32pm
The thing about this manga is the main character doesn't grow at all. Matter of fact, he get's more desperate and creepy as the manga moves on. He becomes so desperate for a girlfriend and it doesn't seem to matter who she is. He confesses to almost every girl that shows him a bit of kindness and then they disappear from the manga not to be seen again. He needs to learn to be content with himself before he even has a chance of being a worthwhile boyfriend to anyone. Like I said, there is no growth in this story, nothing changes. It's very monotone. The Story has one gimack that is used over and over and over again. It was a good idea for a story, It just wasn't pulled off very well.
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Starts out great   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by SOSAnimeBoy
May 1st, 2015, 3:55am
... but gets irritating around 30-40 chapters in. There is a sudden character change in the MC, who until then is a pretty realistic, respectable character. Suddenly he becomes desperate to get a girlfriend, going as far as to ask a girl out in front of her boyfriend. I mean, what the fakk? Ever since that point in the story, he starts doing creepy stuff that's really putting me off. I guess the real reason I'm still reading is because the girls he keeps falling for are super cute.
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Repetitively Dull   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by great_k
March 26th, 2015, 2:29pm
Basic premise is that of a guy who is inexperienced in love and is desperate to get a girl friend.

Story consists of small arcs where our MC falls for a girl, tries to woe her and ultimately fails.

There are other series with male leads going through relationships to find true love but these usually contain slice of life elements, character growth and a core group of central characters who act as a foil to the MC. This series does not contain these supplementary elements which lead to a repetitive and predictable formula. Humor is the tool the author has used to augment the story line and keep this ticking but the humor is weak. It consists of our MCs overreactions to situations combined with his desperation. I just feel embarrassed for the MC rather than amused.

... Last updated on March 26th, 2015, 2:30pm
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Hilarious xD   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by MatrixM
July 14th, 2013, 6:59am
This literally had me laughing from the cover. "Why?" xD
Seeing as the whole premise is based on him trying to get a girlfriend I guess he isn't going to get one....ever. Or at least til the end. But I'm gonna try and ignore/forget that <,<
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Such a huge disappointment   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by yuri999
January 31st, 2013, 11:36am
The first chapter was a blast and the second one even funnier. After that though... it all went downhill and turned into ridiculous situations and repetitive cringe humour. Worse is how the lead character hardly learns anything from his experiences and most of the characters just turn up for a few and then disappear entirely. There is 0 character growth unfortunately and the ending was done quite poorly. I echo jeffreymgibson's comments. It's a shame this series turned out so poor because it had such great potential.

... Last updated on October 1st, 2015, 4:36am
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