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Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun / Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun

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Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun / Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun
Category: Subculture Status: Submission Year: 2011 Origin: Izumi Tsubaki Region:
Type: Anime, Manga,
Tags: comedy, tv show, anime (title), gekkan shoujo nozaki-kun, monthly girls' nozaki-kun, 4-koma, manga (title), anime / manga, dogakobo,

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Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun / Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun

About

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun (Japanese: 月刊少女野崎くん Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun) is a comedy 4 panel manga series written by Izumi Tsubaki, and circulated in Gangan Online. After the airing of the anime adaptation in summer 2014 especially, the series grew a notable following online, spawning a number of fan works.

Premise

The series follows Chiyo Sakura, who has a crush on her schoolmate Umetarō Nozaki, and tries to ask him out. However, when she attempts this, Nozaki mistakes her for his fan, and gives her his autograph. After she tries to fix this by saying she wants to be with him, he in turn invites her over to his house to help him work on manga. It is only afterwards that she realizes he is the popular manga artist Yumeno Sakiko, author to the series 'Let's Fall In Love'. The rest of the series follows the lives of them and their schoolmates, who help to assist, or serve as inspiration for the stories in the manga.

History

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun first started off as a 4-panel comedy manga written by Izumi Tsubaki, and has been circulated on Gangan Online since August, 2011. As of July 2014, the series has been compiled into 5 volumes, and is still ongoing. As well as the manga, an anime adaptation based on the series, created by studio Dogakobo (also known for their work on the series Yuru Yuri) also began airing in Summer 2014, starting on July 6, 2014, and lasting 12 episodes.

Online Relevance

In North America, Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun is licensed by Sentai Filmworks, and is available for streaming on their Crunchyroll[1]. The show has gained a large online following on many sites, including on Tumblr[2], 4chan's /a/ (Anime and Manga) board[3], My Anime List[4], and DeviantART[5]. There are numerous sites that provide episodic information about the series, such as The _Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun_ wiki[6] TV Tropes[7] and Anime News Network[8]. In addition, the Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun Facebook page also has over 14,000 likes[9].

Fandom

The Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun series has spawned a significant online fanbase since it’s creation, which has created much fanart and fanfiction. On the Japanese fanart site Pixiv, there are over 7,500 images tagged under “月刊少女野崎くん”[10], as well as over 600 videos on the video sharing website Nico Nico Douga[11]. On DeviantART, there are also over 900 images tagged related to the series[12]

Notable Sub-Memes

Tomoda

Tomoda is a character who appears within episode 4 of the anime, while Mikoto and Nozaki are attempting to play a visual novel. Within the game, the character acts as a friend to the protagonist, helping them in their relationship. Due to the dedication of the character, Tomoda grew in popularity among fans, spawning his own fandom.

Search Interest

External References

[1] Crunchyroll – Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun

[2] Tumblr – Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun

[3] 4chan – /a/ Anime and Manga

[4] My Anime List – Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun

[5] DeviantArt – Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun groups

[6] Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun Wiki – Home

[7] Tv Tropes – Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun

[8] Anime News Network – Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun

[9] Facebook – Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun

[10] Pixiv – 月刊少女野崎くん

[11] Nico Nico Douga – 月刊少女野崎くん

[12] DeviantArt – Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun



Tags: comedy, tv show, anime (title), gekkan shoujo nozaki-kun, monthly girls' nozaki-kun, 4-koma, manga (title), anime / manga, dogakobo,


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