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Tonari no Atashi  
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Nina's neighbor, Kyousuke, is starting high school while she's still stuck in junior high. Just walking to their nearby schools together isn't enough for her--especially since they keep running into Yuiko: a beautiful, outgoing girl in Kyousuke's grade who also seems to harbor feelings for Nina's next-door neighbor.


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สะดุดรัก คนข้างบ้าน
너 곁의 나
Anh Bạn Hàng Xóm
Next to Me
Next to you (French)

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v.10 c.Extra 2 (end) by Shoujo Sense (1075d ago)
v.10 c.Extra 1 by Shoujo Sense (1076d ago)
v.10 c.38 by Shoujo Sense (1135d ago)
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10 Volumes (Complete)

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Average: 8 / 10.0 (300 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.87 / 10.0
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Bessatsu Friend (Kodansha)

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Wonderful read on a brisk evening   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by BlackRose067
June 21st, 2013, 2:08am
I usually reserve my 10's for a story I truly love. This happens to be a 9.8 but close enough! If you like steady paced shoujo stories then this is for you. This would have been an 11 but The main lead Nina was way to whinny at the start. Don't worry, either she grows on you or the stops being so damn needy... not sure which one it was. All I know I spent my whole afternoon reading this. The Ending is fair and not completely rushed as so many other's are. Makes you want more once you get to the end, there are 2 extra chapters which tie up a lot of thoughts. The characters are well liked, cute, and not one dimensional. Once again, give Nina about 5 chapters to let her grow up. Bottom line, if you are looking for a good read, then this is for you.
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I loooove it!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by bakappuru
June 16th, 2013, 5:36pm
OMG! OMG!! I really love it.. I cried a lot too.. At first I really don't want to know who she's gonna end up with coz I like the 2 guys.. I like Nina too.. She doesn't irritate me like other manga's character..
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KYAHH i loved it!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Chisuchisu
June 3rd, 2013, 5:27am
I really love this manga!!! the main female protagonist was a tad annoying and you'd be like ughh smack smack smack your head towards the monitor thinking when will she grow up, but hey she did experience a mature growth and i really love that about this manga not to mention the ending was great too!!! I won't write much since I don't want to ruin it for anyone but hey FINALLY smile it's a must read!
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LOVED it but I also DREADED reading it   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by kerii06
April 26th, 2013, 10:02pm
I love this manga! The story was great from the very beginning! I love Nina as a character, who developed and became more emotionally mature over time. I liked Kyou-chan at first but.. ughhh I really started hating/getting irritated at him and Asou... Yeah I know, it did start out as the typical shoujo manga with the childhood friend love interest and some two-faced antagonist but...

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FINALLY, a story that ends up with the second love interest!!! I AM SO HAPPY NINA ENDED UP WITH MIYAKE!!! Although I really loved this story, around chapter 28... I also began to start dreading reading it because I was soo afraid Nina was going to end up staying with Kyou-chan when he was sick and screwing up her relationship with Miyake-kun (which did happen...) BUT luckily, the manga ends with her just staying childhood friends with Kyou-chan and dating Miyake-kun!!!

Kind of wish the manga had a little bit more of their relationship at the end... but I can't be too greedy, since the couple I preferred did end up together!!! bigrazz

Anyways, I recommend people to read Tonari no Atashi! It made me feel happy, angry and made me cry (in sadness and happiness) throughout the whole time I read it! Overall, a very emotional and enjoyable manga!

... Last updated on July 15th, 2013, 9:32pm
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too cute ♥♥   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by strawberriee106
April 18th, 2013, 3:10pm
This manga has the cutest plotline and characters.
In the very beginning, I thought that this manga would be so cliché. The main girl character falls in love with her neighbor but gets rejected. I was like omg then the girl will be determined to win his heart and go through all these hardships and etc and at the end, the guy will realize her feelings and fall in love and yea ..... For that reason, i was planning to drop the manga. I hate such sappy plots
But as a read further on, the plot turns into something that I completely didn't expect
I almost cried my eyes out
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miyake came and im like OMFG HE'S SO CUTEE. i kinda fell in love with him :3 He was perfect for Nina. You can totally see how they are so similar. They would do anything for their unrequited love. Once they started dating, they were both soo cutee XDXD seeing them blush together was ADORABLE omg i couldn't stop gagging. Their relationship was perfect and tooo CUTE. At that time, I felt rlly depressed cuz i was like 'Kyou and Nina r for sure going to get together cuz Kyou started realizing his feelings and he was going to confess.
that's wat u get Kyou, for being such a jerk, dating this random girl and constantly hurting Nina. You should be forever along ;P
Well I guess the ending was perfect. Not just cuz she kinda fixed her FRIENDSHIP with Kyou, but MOST IMPORTANTLY, SHE GOT TOGETHER WITH MIYAKE

read the manga so that u can read my comment ^
The plot was perfect. Im sure that it you will be satisfied when you finish the manga. The romance was too adorable ^^
One of the best mangas i've ever read wink
+ the drawing is cute :3
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can be related with sooo much   
Rating: N/A
by mavi
November 2nd, 2012, 9:02pm
when i read the first chapters, i thought that this was going to be another typical shoujo. you know, the cliched girl, with all the drama scenes. but hey, even the most original shoujo have drama.

it turns out that this shoujo took the other path. it didnt turn out the way i was expecting it to. and i am veeeery glad it turned out that way. for a heroine, the girl had very cute reactions, some i found very unique, different from other heroines. well, i dont have much say about character development, more of..... emotional development. the art was okay, better than most. the eyes...well sometimes...they're just indescribable to me.

other than that, the heroine and the plot itself is really realistic. the situations, the turn of events, almost every teenage girl would find the scene quite familiar.

its already completed so don't worry.

... Last updated on November 3rd, 2012, 6:43am
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at volume 10   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by nailq
October 4th, 2012, 7:11pm
I just finished reading the last volume a few hours ago,and
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I'm glad the mangaka doesn't make her manga 20+ volumes but the ending seems open.I do prefer Miyake-Nina couple though,they're good kids,always consider the other's feeling before their own,despite of being hurt themselves .I would seriously cry my eyes out if they won't end up together T_T
But I have a feeling there'll be a continuation of the manga since Kyou still has a strong feeling for Nina,not to mention the fact they're neighbour,both go to the same school...
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A welcomed minor change to the shoujo genre   
Rating: N/A
by clarke
August 28th, 2012, 1:37am
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Finally, a manga where the girl finally picks the second and more deserving guy! That alone makes me like this manga. On the one hand I feel bad for Kyou, I can see why he was feeling very insecure of Nina's feelings for him as every time he tried to make a move, she pushed away but I don't think that justifies him for jumping into a relationship with another girl while clearly knowing Nina's feelings for him,even if he didn't truly believe them. It was cruel. And now he wants her back? Ha! Miyake is clearly the more deserving of the two. Not only is he terribly adorable but has been in an unrequited love with her for years and despite knowing Nina's feelings for Kyou tries to understand and accept it. When it comes to Nina, he's always been honest with himself whereas Kyou did everything to make sure he wasn't.
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Read it.   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by bluedrop
July 19th, 2012, 9:34am
The reason I jumped onto this manga? I learn that:

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She ends up with someone who ISN'T Kyousuke who is a much much much much better match for her. No pathetic chasing(well, there is chasing but the ending is just so satisfying, you'll pretty much get over it) where the guy *finally* gives in.

Full last-chapter summary here:*big-spoiler*-Nina-ends-up-with...

It's not a freaking masterpiece or anything truly epic but it has, like any good shoujo, its moments that are just worth reading.

... Last updated on July 19th, 2012, 9:36am
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Rule=Good Manga are always unfinished.   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by slykid
June 5th, 2012, 1:37am
You know what I'm not even gonna bother complaining about how eveeeery manga I like is always uncompleted

When I first saw this manga I knew it had potential because 1 it wasn't finished yet and 2 it seems like my type.I seriously love this manga, it kept me up last night and I really recommend it too anyone.Don't listen to the winers beneath me and just read it ! I really have no complaints towards this manga smile

... Last updated on June 5th, 2012, 1:39am
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