Tomo-chan wa Onnanoko!
Volume 1 Cover
Series Information
Japanese Title トモちゃんは女の子!

Tomo-chan wa Onnanoko!

English Title Tomo-chan is a Girl!
Genre Comedy, Romance, 4-koma
Author Fumita Yanagida
Original Run April 7, 2015 – July 13, 2019
Serialization Seikaisha (twi4)
Published By JP Kodansha
NA Seven Seas Entertainment
Volumes 8 (Volumes)

Tomo-chan wa Onnanoko! (トモちゃんは女の子!, Tomochan wa On'nanoko!?, lit. "Tomo-chan is a Girl!") is a romantic comedy 4-koma manga by Fumita Yanagida. It is published online by Seikaisha's "Twi4" (Twitter 4-koma) Twitter account, beginning in April 2015, and it continues in the company's Saizensen website. It only goes on hiatus when the volumes are being published. Fumita initially begun posting art on his Pixiv account, he made his commercial debut with Tomo-chan wa Onnanoko![1]

Plot Edit

Tomo Aizawa was able to successfully confess to her crush Junichirou Kubota. There is only one problem: he just sees her as his buddy. He thought that she was a boy until they went to middle school together because her grade school was in a different school district.

Seven Seas description Edit

Boyish high school girl Aizawa Tomo finally manages to tell her childhood friend Jun that she’s got a crush on him. Unfortunately, her confession goes right over his head—he didn’t even realize she was a girl until junior high, and even now, Jun still thinks of her as a bro! How can Tomo-chan possibly convince him otherwise and win Jun’s heart?

Manga Edit

Main article: List of chapters

Tomo-chan wa Onnanoko! is a daily manga written and illustrated by Fumita Yanagida. The series was first serialized in the twi4 website on April 7, 2015. The individual chapters are collected and published in tankōbon volumes by Kodansha, with the first one being released on October 8, 2015[2]. The series is licensed in English by Seven Seas Entertainment as Tomo-chan is a Girl! and the first volume was released on September 11, 2018.[3]

Reception Edit

The manga won Da Vinci and streaming service Niconico's second Tsugi ni Kuru Web Manga Awards in 2015.[4]

External Links Edit

Official twi4 Tomo-chan wa Onnanoko! website (Japanese).
Tomo-chan wa Onnanoko! on Wikipedia (Japanese).
Tomo-chan Is a Girl! (manga) on Anime News Network's encyclopedia.

References Edit

  1. Twitter発「ツイ4」で新連載2本! pixivで人気のボーイッシュちゃんも [From Twitter "twi4" Two new series in! Popular Boyish-chan in pixiv] (in Japanese). Comic Natalie. March 31, 2015. Accessed September 16, 2018
  2. 『トモちゃんは女の子!(1)』(柳田 史太)Kodansha. Accessed September 6, 2018.
  3. Pineda, Rafael Antonio. Exclusive: Seven Seas Licenses Tomo-chan Is a Girl! Comedy Manga. Anime News Network, February 3, 2018. Accessed September 13, 2018.
  4. 『ヲタ恋』の次はこれ! 次にくるマンガ大賞 Webマンガ部門1位は『トモちゃんは女の子!』 ['Nerd love' This is next! Tsugi ni Kuru Web Manga Awards category 1st place Tomo-chan wa Onnanoko!] (in Japanese). Da Vinci News. December 21, 2015. Accessed September 16, 2018
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