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Koi da no Ai da no  
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After constantly transferring during middle school (Warau Kanoko-Sama), Naedoko has entered Takara No Tani High along with Tsubaki. Follow her adventures as she tries to restore the Newspaper Club's status without being noticed by the Broadcasting Club or Student Council...!


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Associated Names
Koi dano Ai dano
Like and Love and
Love and Affection
Love and Romance

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Latest Release(s)
v.11 c.39 (end) by Wishful Scans (21d ago)
v.11 c.38 by Wishful Scans (95d ago)
v.11 c.37 by Wishful Scans (116d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
11 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 9 / 10.0 (732 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.89 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 5th 2016, 1:27am PST



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LaLa DX (Hakusensha)

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Weekly Pos #92 decreased(-11)
Monthly Pos #57 decreased(-17)
3 Month Pos #59 increased(+27)
6 Month Pos #87 increased(+41)

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Chapter 7: I spy with my little eye: possible romantic rivals 10 days, 1 hours, 7 minutes ago
Kanoko, why don't you cut him a little slack? 1556 days, 6 hours, 22 minutes ago
Tsubaki's "obviousness" 1571 days, 16 hours, 23 minutes ago
Naedoko's First Crush? 1615 days, 7 hours, 36 minutes ago

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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by alyyang123
May 5th, 2016, 5:20pm
I can't believe it's over already...

This was a really cute manga. Naedoko and Tsubaki are a believable couple, and the author gives the plotline a cozy, fluffy feeling to it. It might be too sweet to be as 'psychological' as some people market it, but it's refreshing. There's not really any stereotypical shoujo cliches in it.
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So Atypical and well done!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Kurarara
April 10th, 2016, 6:48am
I liked the development of the characters, and I liked that romance makes the characters more open minded instead of weaker. The relationship is awesome between the characters, and the way they grow is very well done.
However, I wished if at the end
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
I wished if they remained friends, I really like Haru and everything, but I prefer they stay friends, because I liked their friendship. As for her romantic interest, I wished if it was the president.
I liked the stories of the side characters, but there are still two characters that I wanted to know more about.
Well, there are more chapters coming (hopefully). Hope I can see them.
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Oh my goodness   
Rating: N/A
by Adorbs
March 23rd, 2016, 12:19pm
UGH. I TOTALLY ADORE THIS MANGA AND I DON'T CARE HOW FRICKIN' "LONG" OR HOW IT GOT "DRAGGED ON", I finished this in one sitting. I'd never find characters as badass as Kanoko, as adorable as Tsubaki or as reliable as Momo and Sayuri. I LOVE the character development. This manga is too good. RECOMMENDED!
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Main Character is cool   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Hellsayer
December 2nd, 2015, 1:59pm
The female lead is interesting even if she is weak to the male lead. The male lead, however, never leaves the female lead alone, even when she clearly doesn't need him. It wouldn't be so bad if he wasn't doing it every chapter constantly. I just want to see the female lead make plans and actions without requiring an unneeded male bodyguard all the time.
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Rating: 8.7 / 10.0
by BLtaku
June 20th, 2015, 11:05pm
Although I think this manga is very great, I also think it has been dragging on for a bit.
I love Tsubaki and Naedoko, but I believe it's continued on with a bit too much dragging.
It's not that I don't like this manga, but I think it should move on.

... Last updated on June 20th, 2015, 11:06pm
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Rating: N/A
by theabbster1
December 5th, 2014, 1:14am
One of the best shoujo available in my opinion, for a few reasons. Mostly the heroine-don't be shallow like me and pass her up because she isn't your typical doe eyed pretty female lead. I now can't believe I thought that because seriously Kanoko is so cute, not to mention intelligent, clever, and observant. Also a wonderful thing about her is that finding a boyfriend is not her life goal, rather love is not really
in her radar. I also love this manga because of the Tsubaki and his sad unrequited love sad (this isn't really a spoiler, you find out right away) but I'm the type who likes possessiveness in manga and he is so possessive of her. Read the prequel to get more about Kanoko's personality and the beginning of romance with Tsubaki (there is less romance in the prequel, I think the mangaka mentions that)
Anyways, I love, love, love this manga!

... Last updated on May 26th, 2015, 1:37pm
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adorable and relatable   
Rating: 9.2 / 10.0
by moonmystery
November 18th, 2014, 6:20pm
I am biased i admit... but I love the main character so much. Her spunk and attitude paired with unintentional friendliness and cuteness ---- I'm defeated. <3

She's a great character to read about, and i'd love to be her friend in real life smile
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My favorite   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by youichilover333
September 21st, 2014, 12:24pm
I have been reading manga since 2011- and I mean, pretty nonstop. I have read it all. Fairy Tail, Skip Beat, Maid Sama, Gauken Alice- you name it, I've read/watched/heard of it all. And in all of my otakuness, I can say with certainty that is is my favorite manga ever. I love it to the extent that I created a category for it on Fanfiction. The only problem is the infrequent updates. It

Naedoko just wants to be a refreshing shojo girl like her best friend, Momo. Tsubaki just wants Naedoko to notice him. The rest of the student body wants him to leave her alone so they can admire him in peace. That's right- this wonderful manga centers around the two least suited people for shojo ever. And that's what makes this manga so great.

Naedoko is cynical. She's a genius. She's insightful. She also happens to be completely oblivious to her own love life. Being that she has a tomboy figure and wears glasses, one would think the obliviousness wouldn't be a problem.

However, the ever handsome, ever popular Tsubaki doesn't really care. He has liked Naedoko since middle school, when she transferred into his class (and Momo's) for a few weeks. She doesn't care how hot he is. She also doesn't take his aloofness- she sees right through him and he fell in love with her. Though he is completely obvious, Naedoko, and the vast majority of the student body fail to see it. Only a couple of hilarious supporting characters understand both his love and her appeal.

Altogether, this manga is amazing. Despite the fact that Naedoko is, as I said, completely oblivious to Tsubaki's shallow attempts to get her to see him, it doesn't get old. The fact that they are best friends also adds to the mix. It is so refreshing to read shojo mangas without shojo heroines. Naedoko is the girl who makes fun of the helpless, innocent, typical shojo characters. Tsubaki so naturally loves such a strange, but secretly cute, girl without any forcing of emotions on the author's part.

I don't know how else to describe this masterpiece. It perfectly meshes comedy, drama, and romance into a perfect mix that doesn't over or underdo any of the three. Each and every character is unique and has a background, whether they are part of the story for three pages, three chapters, or three years. This manga is a definite read- I can't stress that enough. Now, stop reading this and start reading KDAD!

... Last updated on April 21st, 2015, 12:09pm
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Best Shojo Ever!   
Rating: N/A
September 20th, 2014, 3:11am
I have been thinking all the while I have been reading this manga, that's 24 straight from Ch1 till 29.
What was on my mind is simple, "This is outrageously good"
Then I thought about the rules I broke to enjoy this manga, I never read shojo, never pay attention to prolonged texts, never cared for catch phrases outside the speech bubble, and never ever thought I'd read a manga with those Genres or any of the categories either.
But I actually did, I even recommended to my friends proudly.
This manga is utterly the perfect shojo, perfect score and will read forever.
No more tho, I'd rather be impressed and in awe than look for similarities till it becomes regular, this was the one for me, it will always be and it was sheer fate that brought me here~
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the best manga for far   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by hyejin18
July 28th, 2014, 6:53pm
I am waiting for the next chapters but i dont mind waiting even if it would take years because i love this manga soooo much.

I love kanoko chan because of her obliviousness towardd tsubaki.... i always like a female lead who dont fall inlove easily... and kanoko is just like that, not to mention that she's plain looking and smart and even thought she looked nerd, she keeps attracting bishies... heheehh i just love this so much.....

I know i said i could wait for the chapter release even if it takes years, but if it gets released earlier, i would be much happier... heheheh i love this manga so much... please try it!
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