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* ComicBookTime: Played with. Albeit the backstory takes place in a 10-year period, the main story takes place during a single year, in Tomo, Jun, Misuzu and Carol's freshman year of high school. However, there's a discrepancy early in the manga, wher Tomo grows her hair out to appeal to Jun, which would have taken her a considerably longer time than it did (it would have taken her more or less 1 year to grow it that long).


** One delinquent upperclassman is well aware of the Aizawa Dojo, a collection of [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower terrifyingly powerful martial artists]] who ignore the law in defense of the weak and [[TheDreaded whom the Yakuza dare not cross]]. However, for all that he would never knowingly gain their notice, he maintains a feud with an over-tall freak-strong first year girl named '''Aizawa''' Tomo until her friend Miziru spells the connection out and bids him contemplate what would happen if he somehow did worse than irritate the legendary master of the aformentioned dojo's [[PapaWolf precious only daughter]].

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** One delinquent upperclassman is well aware of the Aizawa Dojo, a collection of [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower terrifyingly powerful martial artists]] who ignore the law in defense of the weak and [[TheDreaded whom the Yakuza dare not cross]]. However, for all that he would never knowingly gain their notice, he maintains a feud with an over-tall freak-strong tall, freakishly-strong first year girl named '''Aizawa''' Tomo until her friend Miziru spells Tomo. After his pursuit for RevengeByProxy against Mizusu and Carol is thwarted by Tomo, Jun and a BerserkButton-pressed Misaki he is told by Misuzu exactly who he just crossed and to whose family she belongs. Specifically, the connection out and bids massive, freakishly-strong, [[PapaBear overprotective]] Aizawa patriach. She also reminds him contemplate exactly what he would happen do if he somehow did worse than irritate the legendary master of the aformentioned dojo's [[PapaWolf precious only daughter]].ever found out.


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* RevengeByProxy: An upperclassman with a grudge against Tomo attempts this by preying on Misuzu and Carol. He corners them eventually but Tomo catches up...


* FailedASpotCheck: Jun didn't realize Tomo was a girl until they went to middle school and she showed up in a girl's uniform. Thinking back, he realizes there were signs, like wearing full-body swimsuits at the pool instead of trunks, not bathing with him, and using the girl's bathroom. Then he admits he was in denial to himself.

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Jun didn't realize Tomo was a girl until they went to middle school and she showed up in a girl's uniform. Thinking back, he realizes there were signs, like wearing full-body swimsuits at the pool instead of trunks, not bathing with him, and using the girl's bathroom. Then he admits he was in denial to himself.himself.
** One delinquent upperclassman is well aware of the Aizawa Dojo, a collection of [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower terrifyingly powerful martial artists]] who ignore the law in defense of the weak and [[TheDreaded whom the Yakuza dare not cross]]. However, for all that he would never knowingly gain their notice, he maintains a feud with an over-tall freak-strong first year girl named '''Aizawa''' Tomo until her friend Miziru spells the connection out and bids him contemplate what would happen if he somehow did worse than irritate the legendary master of the aformentioned dojo's [[PapaWolf precious only daughter]].


* StatusQuoIsGod: Whenever Tomo enacts a plan to make Jun see her as a woman, circumstances usually have it so that their relationship snaps back to what it once was and Tomo goes back to the drawing board. No matter how many times Jun's reminded that he also sees Tomo as a woman as well as a friend, and no matter how many times he tries to adjust himself or reset himself to compensate, the two never make a move on each other. This gets particularly evident with the festival arc, where [[spoiler:Tomo ''herself'' doesn't confess to Jun again, even in a setting perfect for it, because of her insight that it wasn't the right time for them to be in a relationship (among other things).

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* StatusQuoIsGod: Whenever Tomo enacts a plan to make Jun see her as a woman, circumstances usually have it so that their relationship snaps back to what it once was and Tomo goes back to the drawing board. No matter how many times Jun's reminded that he also sees Tomo as a woman as well as a friend, and no matter how many times he tries to adjust himself or reset himself to compensate, the two never make a move on each other. This gets particularly evident with the festival arc, where [[spoiler:Tomo Tomo ''herself'' doesn't confess to Jun again, even in a setting perfect for it, because of her insight that it wasn't the right time for them to be in a relationship (among other things).


* UnusualChapterNumber: Due to a scanlation numbering designation error in the unofficial English translation, the pages of chapter 236.5 (an omake chapter) from page 6 onward are supposed to be 15 individual chapters and not extras, making the designation and numbering from that point onward inaccurate. Whereas the scanlation ended up designating Chapter 953 as the end of the manga, the actual manga ends in about 970 chapters.

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* UnusualChapterNumber: UnusualChapterNumbers: Due to a scanlation numbering designation error in the unofficial English translation, the pages of chapter 236.5 (an omake chapter) from page 6 onward are supposed to be 15 individual chapters and not extras, making the designation and numbering from that point onward inaccurate. Whereas the scanlation ended up designating Chapter 953 as the end of the manga, the actual manga ends in about 970 chapters.


** Played for laughs. [[spoiler:In Chapter 879, Jun tells Tomo that he's okay with her leaving for the afternoon with Carol and Misuzu, telling her that he doesn't want to be the kind of boyfriend who holds her down. Cue Misuzu and Carol, who start hitting him with their bags for being such a hypocrite because, well... it has been '''his''' attitude throughout the story that has consistently held Tomo down in the first place. He has no right to say that stuff with a straight face to impress Tomo of all people, and in front of Carol and Misuzu, who dealt with his crap ever since they met him.]]

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** Played for laughs. [[spoiler:In Chapter 879, Jun [[spoiler:Jun tells Tomo that he's okay with her leaving for the afternoon with Carol and Misuzu, telling her that he doesn't want to be the kind of boyfriend who holds her down. Cue Misuzu and Carol, who start hitting him with their bags for being such a hypocrite because, well... it has been '''his''' attitude throughout the story that has consistently held Tomo down in the first place. He has no right to say that stuff with a straight face to impress Tomo of all people, and in front of Carol and Misuzu, who dealt with his crap ever since they met him.]]



* StatusQuoIsGod: Whenever Tomo enacts a plan to make Jun see her as a woman, circumstances usually have it so that their relationship snaps back to what it once was and Tomo goes back to the drawing board. No matter how many times Jun's reminded that he also sees Tomo as a woman as well as a friend, and no matter how many times he tries to adjust himself or reset himself to compensate, the two never make a move on each other. This gets particularly evident with the festival arc, where [[spoiler:Tomo ''herself'' doesn't confess to Jun again, even in a setting perfect for it, because of her insight that it wasn't the right time for them to be in a relationship (among other things). [[TheyDo Finally ended as of Chapter 871]]]].

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* StatusQuoIsGod: Whenever Tomo enacts a plan to make Jun see her as a woman, circumstances usually have it so that their relationship snaps back to what it once was and Tomo goes back to the drawing board. No matter how many times Jun's reminded that he also sees Tomo as a woman as well as a friend, and no matter how many times he tries to adjust himself or reset himself to compensate, the two never make a move on each other. This gets particularly evident with the festival arc, where [[spoiler:Tomo ''herself'' doesn't confess to Jun again, even in a setting perfect for it, because of her insight that it wasn't the right time for them to be in a relationship (among other things). [[TheyDo Finally ended as of Chapter 871]]]].



* UnsettlingGenderReveal: The less common "thought they were a boy when they were actually a girl" situation hits Jun like a train in a flashback depicted in the early chapters and [[OnceMoreWithClarity again]] in chapter 672.

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* UnsettlingGenderReveal: The less common "thought they were a boy when they were actually a girl" situation hits Jun like a train in a flashback depicted in the early chapters and [[OnceMoreWithClarity again]] later.
* UnusualChapterNumber: Due to a scanlation numbering designation error
in the unofficial English translation, the pages of chapter 672.236.5 (an omake chapter) from page 6 onward are supposed to be 15 individual chapters and not extras, making the designation and numbering from that point onward inaccurate. Whereas the scanlation ended up designating Chapter 953 as the end of the manga, the actual manga ends in about 970 chapters.



** Chapter 588, in which Carol just cuts straight to the point about his relationship with Tomo.

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** Chapter 588, There's a chapter in which Carol just cuts straight to the point about his relationship with Tomo.



* WhamLine: In chapter 912, when Jun tells Tomo [[spoiler: that he doesn't think they're actually dating yet.]]

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* WhamLine: In chapter 912, when When Jun tells Tomo [[spoiler: that he doesn't think they're actually dating yet.]]



* WillTheyOrWontThey: Jun and Tomo. Jun just treats Tomo like his best bud, but at the same time, he does react when something happens to make him notice Tomo's rather impressive physique, and gets extremely annoyed when other people pay sexual or romantic attention to her or at the implication that she would ever belong to someone (five volumes in and he never considers himself, of course). [[spoiler:[[TheyDo They finally get together in Chapter 871.]]]]

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* WillTheyOrWontThey: Jun and Tomo. Jun just treats Tomo like his best bud, but at the same time, he does react when something happens to make him notice Tomo's rather impressive physique, and gets extremely annoyed when other people pay sexual or romantic attention to her or at the implication that she would ever belong to someone (five volumes in and he never considers himself, of course). [[spoiler:[[TheyDo They finally get together in Chapter 871.near the end of the series.]]]]


* DoubleMeaningTitle: Aside from stating the obvious fact of Tomo being female, it's also a desperate cry of Tomo trying to make Jun look at her as a woman, [[spoiler:as well as Jun's realization that his best friend and competitor is also of the opposite sex, with all of the physicality it implies.]]

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* DoubleMeaningTitle: DoubleMeaningTitle:
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Aside from stating the obvious fact of Tomo being female, it's also a desperate cry of Tomo trying to make Jun look at her as a woman, [[spoiler:as well as Jun's realization that his best friend and competitor is also of the opposite sex, with all of the physicality it implies.]]]]
** As "tomo" means "friend", the title also roughly translates to "Your Friend is a Girl".

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* DoubleMeaningTitle: Aside from stating the obvious fact of Tomo being female, it's also a desperate cry of Tomo trying to make Jun look at her as a woman, [[spoiler:as well as Jun's realization that his best friend and competitor is also of the opposite sex, with all of the physicality it implies.]]


** Misuzu herself can come across more AmbiguouslyGay, since not only does she sometimes comes across as in love with Tomo, but her friendship with Carol is full of FoeYay. That said, Misuzu has dated a guy before (for all of three days) and has a sort of ShipTease with Tanabe.

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** Misuzu herself can come across more AmbiguouslyGay, since not only does she sometimes comes across as in love with Tomo, but her friendship with Carol is full of FoeYay. That said, Misuzu has had dated a guy before [[spoiler: Jun]] in the past (for all of three days) days; [[spoiler: the two saw the other as being the means of maintaining a bond with Tomo, whom both feared might drift away from them, but it's revealed that, behind her manipulations, Misuzu actually ''was'' excited to have a boyfriend in spite of herself]]) and has a sort of ShipTease with Tanabe.


The manga had an unusual update schedule: instead of a weekly or monthly release, it updated one page every day on the web, like a webcomic. The story concluded with chapter 953.

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The manga had an unusual update schedule: instead of a weekly or monthly release, it updated one page every day on the web, like a webcomic. The story concluded with chapter 953.
in July 2019.


* DissonantSerenity: Carol almost always has the same vacant smile on her face, even when [[spoiler:electrocuting some thugs with a taser]]. Given the series this is PlayedForLaughs.

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* DissonantSerenity: Carol almost always has the same vacant smile on her face, even when [[spoiler:electrocuting some thugs with a taser]]. Given the series this is PlayedForLaughs. mostly PlayedForLaughs.[[spoiler:..at least until Carol and Misaki's romance arc ends, where Misaki reveals that he's scared of confessing to her precisely because she's so serene all the time]].


* LoveConfessor:

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** [[spoiler:Volume six has Misaki admit to Misuzu that he's actually in love with Carol]].


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* LoveConfessor: [[spoiler:Volume six has Misaki admit to Misuzu that he's actually in love with Carol]].


The manga does have an unusual update schedule, instead of a weekly or monthly release it updates one page every day on the web, much like a webcomic.

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The manga does have had an unusual update schedule, schedule: instead of a weekly or monthly release release, it updates updated one page every day on the web, much like a webcomic.
webcomic. The story concluded with chapter 953.


** Misuzu herself can come across more AmbiguouslyGay, since she not only sometimes comes across as in love with Tomo her friendship with Carol is full of FoeYay. That said, Misuzu has dated a guy before (for all of three days) and has a sort of ShipTease with Tanabe.

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** Misuzu herself can come across more AmbiguouslyGay, since she not only does she sometimes comes across as in love with Tomo Tomo, but her friendship with Carol is full of FoeYay. That said, Misuzu has dated a guy before (for all of three days) and has a sort of ShipTease with Tanabe.



* TheChikan: An old man starts to feel up Tomo on the train when she and Jun are going home, when Jun notices Tomo has to stop him from killing the bastard.

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* TheChikan: An old man starts to feel up Tomo on the train when she and Jun are going home, and when Jun notices Tomo has to stop him from killing the bastard.



* DissonantSerenity: Carol almost always has the same vacant smile on her face, even when [[spoiler:electrocuting some thugs with a taser]], given the series this is PlayedForLaughs.

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* DissonantSerenity: Carol almost always has the same vacant smile on her face, even when [[spoiler:electrocuting some thugs with a taser]], given taser]]. Given the series this is PlayedForLaughs.



** Later on, after Tomo learns about what Carol did, she doesn't put much blame on her; rather, she finds fault with ''Jun'', because he left himself open to Carol. This reaction is somewhat justified due to Tomo's martial arts upbringing and because she knows Jun is strong, but it still sounds pretty strange. That said, this is probably because it was only a kiss, rather than anything farther.

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** Later on, after Tomo learns about what Carol did, she doesn't put much blame on her; rather, she finds fault with ''Jun'', because he left himself open to Carol. This reaction is somewhat justified due to Tomo's martial arts upbringing and because she knows Jun is strong, but it still sounds pretty strange. That said, this is probably because it was only a kiss, rather than anything farther.further.



* KimonoFanservice: After Akemi finds out that Tomo's doing to the summer festival in casual clothes, she puts all of her power into putting her in a yukata, especially seeing why she's going in the first place. Evidently, Jun has a fetish for Japanese clothing as well, so his mind was blown when he saw her.

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* KimonoFanservice: After Akemi finds out that Tomo's doing to the summer festival in casual clothes, she puts all of her power into putting her in a yukata, especially seeing why she's going in the first place. Evidently, Jun has a fetish for Japanese clothing as well, so his mind was is blown when he saw sees her.



* NoSenseOfPersonalSpace: Jun when it comes to Tomo as he is always coming up behind her and slinging his arm around her, he has even been called on it a few times but honestly doesn't notice. When Tomo tried to do the same thing back though he freaked out.

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* NoSenseOfPersonalSpace: NoSenseOfPersonalSpace:
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Jun when it comes to Tomo as he is always coming up behind her and slinging his arm around her, he has even been called on it a few times but honestly doesn't notice. When Tomo tried to do the same thing back though he freaked out.



** In the Volume 2 extras, both Tomo looks at Misaki's fighting stance and tells him "the pressure coming from your upper body is weak"; he has no idea what that even means. A few days later he meets up with Jun, who asks to see his fighting stance and says "You need to train your upper body, since your pressure seems a bit weak". He ''still'' doesn't understand what that's supposed to mean.

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** In the Volume 2 extras, both Tomo looks at Misaki's fighting stance and tells him "the pressure coming from your upper body is weak"; he has no idea what that even means. A few days later he meets up with Jun, who asks to see his fighting stance and says "You need to train your upper body, since your pressure seems a bit weak". He ''still'' doesn't understand what that's supposed to mean.



* YoungerThanTheyLook: Carol's mother, Ferris, was this. It caused a bit of trouble when Carol's father thought she was around 16-18 when she was really 13. [[spoiler:He was reasonably disturbed considering they had had sex and it was revealed she was already pregnant]].

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* YoungerThanTheyLook: Carol's mother, Ferris, was this. It caused a bit of trouble Back when Carol's father mother Ferris was 13, her body had developed so precociously that Carol's father, a young man at the time, thought she was around perhaps 16-18 when they started dating. When Ferris belatedly mentioned her age after [[spoiler:they'd already had sex]], he was initially horrified. Somehow the misunderstanding ended happily with them getting engaged, though the [[spoiler:learning she was really 13. [[spoiler:He was reasonably disturbed considering they had had sex and it was revealed she was also already pregnant]].pregnant was a shock for him as well]].

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* SealedWithAKiss: The last comic update ends with Tomo planting a BigDamnKiss on Jun after years (both in universe and out) of frustration and finally being allowed to date.

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