Cover of the first Japanese novel published by MF Bunko J showing main characters Kodaka Hasegawa, left, and Yozora Mikazuki, right
(Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai)
|Genre||Romantic comedy, Harem|
|Written by||Yomi Hirasaka|
|Published by||Media Factory|
|Imprint||MF Bunko J|
|Original run||August 31, 2009 – ongoing|
|Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends|
|Written by||Yomi Hirasaka|
|Published by||Media Factory|
|Magazine||Monthly Comic Alive|
|Original run||2010 – ongoing|
|Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai+|
|Written by||Misaki Harukawa|
|Illustrated by||Shouichi Taguchi|
|Original run||November 19, 2010 – June 19, 2012|
|Anime television series|
|Directed by||Hisashi Saitō|
|Written by||Tatsuhiko Urahata|
|Original run||October 7, 2011 – December 23, 2011|
|Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Universe|
|Written by||Yomi Hirasaka, Yūji Yūji, Wataru Watari, Yū Shimizu, Sou Sagara, Asaura, Hajime Asano, Ryō Iwanami, Shirō Shiratori, Takaya Kagami|
|Illustrated by||Buriki, Kantoku, Ruroo, Peco, QP:flapper, Miyama-Zero, Shunsaku Tomose, Yuu Kamiya, Koin, Ponkan8, Hanpen Sakura|
|Published by||Media Factory|
|Imprint||MF Bunko J|
|Original run||November 11, 2011 – ongoing|
|Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Portable|
|Released||February 23, 2012|
|Original video animation|
|Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Add On Disc|
|Directed by||Hisashi Saitō|
|Written by||Tatsuhiko Urahata|
|Released||September 26, 2012|
|Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai CONNECT|
|Written by||Yomi Hirasaka|
|Published by||Media Factory|
|Imprint||MF Bunko J|
|Published||December 25, 2012|
|Anime television series|
|Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai NEXT|
|Directed by||Toru Kitahata|
|Written by||Yomi Hirasaka|
|Original run||January 11, 2013 – March 29, 2013|
Haganai (はがない), short for Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (僕は友達が少ない, lit. "I Don't Have Many Friends"),[note 1] is a Japanese light novel series written by Yomi Hirasaka, illustrated by Buriki, and published by Media Factory. It has been given several manga adaptations; the first incarnation, its title and basic plot unchanged, began serialization in 2010; it was written and illustrated by Itachi and published in Monthly Comic Alive. A retelling of the series, written by Misaki Harukawa and illustrated by Shuichi Taguchi and called Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai+ was published in Jump SQ.19. A 12-episode anime adaptation by AIC Build aired in Japan between October and December 2011. An original video animation episode was released on September 26, 2012. A second anime season, Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai NEXT, aired between January and March 2013. A live-action film adaptation is currently in production.
Yomi Hirasaka had been working on Light Novel Club, which consisted of short stories about everyday life. In developing Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai or Haganai for short, Hirasaka contrasts the main characters as opposites of the ones in the Light Novel Club which had good relationships to begin with. Hirasaka drew influences from personal experience: "This novel is a story about myself who also had few friends, bad communication skills, negative thinking, lacking life experiences and useless delusional habits." Hirasaka also considers the setting of the stories to be less restrictive. Hirasaka plans to keep writing volumes depending on how well it sells.[LN 1]:afterword
Kodaka Hasegawa is a recent transfer student to St. Chronica's Academy, a private Catholic school. As with every other school he has ever attended, he finds it difficult to make friends there because of his mix of brown-blond hair (inherited from his deceased English mother) and fierce-looking eyes, which make him look threatening to his prejudiced schoolmates.[note 2]
One day, Kodaka accidentally comes across the equally solitary and very abrasive Yozora Mikazuki as she converses with "Tomo", her imaginary friend. Realizing that neither of them have any social lives, they decide that the best way to improve their situation is to form a club, the Neighbor's Club (隣人部 Rinjin-bu ), for people with no friends like themselves.
Other students join the club, starting with the school's attractive but arrogant idol Sena Kashiwazaki, who has no female friends of her own and who only has guys who act like her slaves. The next to join is Yukimura Kusunoki, a feminine underclassman who idolizes Kodaka and wants to become manlier. Rika Shiguma is a perverted underclassman and well-known scientific genius with fujoshi[jargon] tendencies who joins the club after Kodaka rescues her from a laboratory accident. Finally, Kodaka's younger sister Kobato joins; she dresses in Gothic lolita clothes and thinks she is a vampire.
- Kodaka Hasegawa (羽瀬川 小鷹 Hasegawa Kodaka )
- Voiced by: Ryohei Kimura (Japanese), Jerry Jewell (English)
- The viewpoint character of the light novels, Kodoka is a transfer student who has been unable to make friends in his first month at St. Chronica's.[LN 1] He and Yozora Mikazuki start the Neighbor's Club with the purpose of learning how to make friends and how to act in social situations. Of the members of the Neighbor's Club, he is the most gentle, balanced and socially competent in personality; but his unusual spotty-blond hair color, inherited from his late English mother, leads classmates to assume he is a violent and abusive delinquent and to spread defamatory rumors about him.[LN 1][ch. 6][ch. 10] Because of his reputation, Kodaka has become accustomed to conflicts and having to defend himself.[LN 1]
- Kodoka's childhood has been characterized by frequent moves. As a result, he has few memories related to home life, and no friends to speak of besides a single childhood friend whose name eludes him.[LN 1] After being away from the area for ten years, he moves back with his younger sister, Kobato,[LN 1] while his father continues work as an archeologist in the United States. He later realizes that his childhood friend is none other than Yozora, although Yozora has known since the beginning.
- In Volume 8 of the light novel, Kodaka asks Rika to be his friend. This is the first time Kodaka has made a true friend in a decade since Yozora.
- In Volume 9, Kodaka replies to Sena's confession. He loves her, but due to the circumstances within the club, he is begging her to be patient. As long the club exists, he doesn't want to go out on dates. Sena agrees and the club returns to the old status quo.
- Yozora Mikazuki (三日月 夜空 Mikazuki Yozora )
- Voiced by: Marina Inoue (Japanese), Whitney Rodgers (English)
- A cruel and selfish black-haired girl who says she understands and respects bullying but resents being called a bully herself; her difficult personality drives away anyone who might wish to make friends with her before she meets Kodaka. She is physically abusive towards, and often argues with, Sena and manipulative towards Maria, whom she cons into giving up an empty room for the use of the Neighbor's Club,[ch. 12] and Yukimura, who she fools into working for the club as a crossdressing cosplay maid.[ch. 5] The only person she can't insult is Rika, as Rika takes whatever insult she gives her and deflects it back with a dirty joke that leaves her tired – to the point where she just does what Rika says (like crossdress for example) rather than argue.
- She is later revealed to be Kodaka's childhood friend,[LN 1][ch. 10][ch. 24] though at the time, he believed that she was a boy, calling her "Sora"; her nickname for him was "Taka."[ch. 28] On the pre-arranged day before Kodaka moved, she intended to wear a skirt and reveal her gender to him but was too embarrassed to do so.[ch. 29] Ten years later, she discovers that Kodaka has returned as a transfer student in her class, but does not acknowledge him or reveal who she is. When she is irritated, she immerses herself as a model student who talks with her imaginary friend "Tomo-chan" until she is discovered by Kodaka.[LN 1][vol. 7:extra] She creates the Neighbor's Club in order to reform their friendship.[vol. 7:extra] Kodaka eventually recognizes her as his childhood friend after she cuts her hair short when it had caught on fire.[ch. 28][ch. 29]
- Sena Kashiwazaki (柏崎 星奈 Kashiwazaki Sena )
- Voiced by: Kanae Itō (Japanese), Jad Saxton (English)
- The wealthy blonde daughter of the school's headteacher, Sena shows a dislike of all things "ordinary". She is both attractive and academically successful, but her resulting arrogance excludes her from making friends with girls, and she treats her male classmates only as servants to be used, although many of them would like to be her boyfriend.[LN 1][ch. 2] Nonetheless, she holds Kodaka to a higher standard. Kodaka concludes that she is the weirdest member of the club, as she is able to warrant weird and disgusted looks not only from Yozora and Kobato, but also from Yukimura and Rika.
- She enjoys playing video games, and will stay up late to advance in them or complete them.[LN 1][ch. 3][ch. 4] She particularly likes galge (games where the main character tries to win over a girl) because they allow her to make female (if virtual) friends,[ch. 4] although some of the games have embarrassing adult content.[ch. 7][ch. 15] Although Yozora calls her "Meat" (肉 Niku ),[note 3][LN 1][ch. 3] Sena reveals she does not mind the insulting nickname because it is the first time she had ever received one.[LN 1][ch. 9]
- Sena eventually develops feelings for Kodaka. In Volume 7 of the light novel, Sena learns that her father and Kodaka's father arranged for them to be married. In Volume 8, Sena proposes to Kodaka, asking him to marry her out of her love for him.
- Kobato Hasegawa (羽瀬川 小鳩 Hasegawa Kobato )
- Voiced by: Kana Hanazawa (Japanese), Alison Viktorin (English)
- Kodaka's younger sister is a junior high student at St. Chronica's Academy; she is very close to her brother, who she calls "An-Chan", and behaves in a jealous and clingy way whenever she feels that he is not giving her the attention she deserves. After having watched an anime show called Iron Necromancer, she begins to call herself "Reisys V. Felicity Sumeragi", a vampire who has lived over a thousand years; she wears a gothic dress, wears a red contact lens as to appear to have heterochromia and drinks blood (tomato juice),[LN 1][ch. 6] although she still acts as a regular girl: she eats her vegetables and takes a bath when Kodoka tells her to,[LN 1][ch. 6] procrastinates on her homework, stays indoors when it is hot. She often speaks in an affected fashion, but when she gets emotionally worked up, she reverts to a strong Kyūshū accent.
- When she joins the Neighbor's Club, she sees Maria as a rival for Kodaka's brotherly affections and often gets into fights with the her.[ch. 15] Despite being older than Maria, she has smaller breasts.[ch. 25]
- Later on, when the Neighbor's Club visit her school to watch the film made by her class for the school festival (in which she was the lead actress), it was revealed that she was quite popular in school, but she has so far refused to befriend any of her schoolmates no matter how hard they try to befriend her.
- Yukimura Kusunoki (楠 幸村 Kusunoki Yukimura )
- Voiced by: Nozomi Yamamoto (Japanese), Ashleigh Domangue (English)
- Yukimura is first introduced as a stalker of Kodaka. A gullible student with low self-esteem, Yukimura admiringly believes Kodaka to be a romantic and masculine outlaw who lives life the way he wants to, and eagerly pledges to become his "underling" to become manlier.[LN 1][ch. 5] Despite claiming to be a boy,[ch. 15] Yukimura dresses in girls clothes, typically that of a French maid,[ch. 8] or a bikini when at a water park or beach, due to believing Yozura that a true man's "manliness" would show regardless of what clothes is worn.[ch. 15][ch. 25]
- In Volume 5, chapter 6 of the light novel, Kodaka discovers that Yukimura is actually a girl, even to Yukimura's surprise.[LN 5]:ch. 6, 7 Afterwards Yozura orders Yukimura to dress up in male butler outfits in order to tone down the willing girl maid archetype.
- Yukimura refers to Kodaka as aniki (meaning older brother, but also the way an underling in a gang would address a leader figure), and tends to obey Kodaka's "orders" to the extreme; when Kodaka asked her to bring Maria something healthy to eat, she brought a protein shake and tried to force it down Maria's throat until she finished it all.
- Rika Shiguma (志熊 理科 Shiguma Rika )
- Voiced by: Misato Fukuen (Japanese), Alexis Tipton (English)
- A first-year student who is a highly capable mad scientist that the school gives her a special room for her research, and excuses her from attending classes. Kodaka saves her when she falls unconscious during a disastrous lab experiment; she offers to repay Kodaka's kindness with sexual favors, and joins the Neighbor's Club just to get closer to him.[ch. 13]
- Among the girls in the series, Rika is the most sexually forward member. In her first speaking appearance, she describes the attractions of rape to Kodaka in the middle of a stunned class. She has a habit of inserting any sexual innuendo possible in her sentences, to the point where she finds it normal to convert any innocent thought into something perverted.[ch. 26] As a fujoshi, she is a passionate consumer of BL (boys love) self-published magazines, but is especially aroused by stories that involve intercourse between mecha.[ch. 14] She uses her genius-scientist and glasses-wearing image to divert others from her perverted nature.[ch. 27] To compound her eccentricity, she speaks in the third person.[ch. 14] In the light novel and the second season of the anime, she frequently changes her hairstyle.
- In Volume 7 of the light novel, it was cleared that she's surprisingly the one who knows the most about Kodaka's feelings. In Volume 8, Rika agrees to be Kodaka's friend, making him the first friend she's ever got in her entire life.
- Maria Takayama (高山 マリア Takayama Maria )
- Voiced by: Yuka Iguchi (Japanese), Kristi Kang (English)
- Maria is the supervising teacher of the Neighbors Club; she is a ten-year-old nun. While a child genius, she is also very rude and immature, and often uses a variety of expletives when annoyed.[ch. 12] She develops a sibling-like relationship with Kodaka, who regularly makes her packed lunches, and is affectionate with him, much to Kobato's annoyance.[ch. 15] She is easily manipulated by Yozora into doing things for her, usually when Yozora mentions that she gives her tasks an adult would do, or bribes her with a bag of potato chips.
- In Volume 8, it was revealed that Maria was never a nun or teacher of St. Chronica's Academy in the first place, leading the Neighbor's Club to near-disbandment. Yet, Sena, with the use of her father's authority, was able to save the Neighbor's Club by appointing Maria as a special temporary lecturer for the club.
- Pegasus Kashiwazaki (柏崎 天馬 Kashiwazaki Pegasasu )
- Voiced by: Ryōtarō Okiayu (Japanese), Brandon Potter (English)
- Sena's father and the chairman of St. Chronica's. He is a friend of Kodaka's father; they arranged for Kodaka and Kobato to attend the school.[LN 1] He is embarrassed by the unusual pronunciation of his first name, which would normally be "Tenma". He often badmouths Kodaka's father, but only because he truly values him as his best (and more or less only) friend.[ch. 23] He seems intent to betroth Sena to Kodaka, often saying that he considers Kodaka to be "a man I can entrust Sena to", after misunderstanding Sena's intentions to make Kobato her younger sister. He is a wealthy man who wears traditional clothing,[ch. 23][importance?] and is quite weak to alcohol (drinking two glasses and becoming drunk within seconds).[ch. 24]
- Stella Redfield (ステラ・レッドフィールド Sutera Reddofīrudo )
- Voiced by: Ryōka Yuzuki (Japanese), Caitlin Glass (English)
- The Kashiwazaki family butler[ch. 23] and Sena's half-sister.[LN C] A blonde 22-year-old woman, she is a capable servant, though often surprisingly outspoken to her employer. She has a habit of making straight-faced jokes.
- Kate Takayama (高山 ケイト Takayama Keito )
- Voiced by: Emiri Katō
- Maria's older sister who meets Kodaka and expresses her gratitude to him and the Neighbor's Club for taking care of Maria and keeping Maria's ego in check. She has a largely nonchalant attitude, and sometimes inappropriately belches or farts in public. Despite being relatively mature, she eventually calls Kodaka "onii-chan" (big brother) as well, since she is only 15 years old.[ch. 32] In the anime, she appears briefly in season 1 episode 8, is introduced at the age of 15 in season 2 episode 2, and turns 16 in season 2 episode 7.
- Aoi Yusa (遊佐 葵 Yusa Aoi )
- Voiced by: Mariya Ise
- The accountant of the Student Council of St. Chronica's. She is Sena's classmate and ranks second in the final year exam. She competes with Sena in her studies and is also envious of her popularity and other excellent attributes. She also attempted to disband the Neighbor's Club twice due to the club's lax performance and unmet requirements, but failed nonetheless after being faced with Yozora's and Sena's harsh scolding. She is first introduced in season 2 of the anime.
- Hinata Hidaka (日高 日向 Hidaka Hinata )
- Voiced by: Yōko Hikasa
- Hinata is a third-year Student Council President of St. Chronica's. She is very popular in school and is a great athlete. She is first introduced in season 2 episode 10.
The original light novel series, written by Yomi Hirasaka and illustrated by Buriki, began publication on Media Factory's MF Bunko J imprint from August 31, 2009. Nine volumes in the series have been published as of August 27, 2013[update],. Hirasaka and Buriki also released the light novel Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Connect in December 2012.
In 2010, the first Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai manga series, written and illustrated by Japanese author Itachi, is published in Media Factory's Monthly Comic Alive magazine. Seven Seas Entertainment has licensed the first manga series in North America under the title Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends. The first volume was published on November 13, 2012, and the latest, fourth, on October 15, 2013.
A remade manga series, Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai+ (僕は友達が少ない+), written by Misaki Harukawa and illustrated by Shouichi Taguchi, was published in Jump SQ.19, from the December 2010 to the July 2012 issues. Plus introduces the characters in a different order and goes through different adventures. The series was collected in two volumes, which were published on October 4, 2011, and August 3, 2012.
Three volumes of short stories, titled Boku wa Tomdachi ga Sukunai: Kōshiki Anthology Comic (僕は友達が少ない 公式アンソロジーコミック), have been published by Media Factory since October 22, 2011. Each chapter of them is written and illustrated by different authors.
One-shot collections Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai: Shobon! and Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai: Hiyori were also published.
In May 2011, an anime television series based on the light novels was announced on the wraparound jacket of the sixth light novel, with an original video animation bundled with the seventh light novel released on September 22, 2011. Produced by AIC Build under the direction of Hisashi Saitō, the series aired in Japan between October 7 and December 23, 2011. The opening theme is "Zannenkei Rinjinbu Hoshi Futatsuhan" (残念系隣人部★★☆, "The Regrettable Neighbours Club Two and a Half Stars") by Marina Inoue, Kanae Itō, Nozomi Yamamoto, Misato Fukuen, Kana Hanazawa, and Yuka Iguchi, while the ending theme is "Watashi no Ki-mo-chi" (私のキ・モ・チ, "My Feelings") by Marina Inoue. The anime is based on the first three volumes and the beginning of volume four. The anime was licensed for streaming by Funimation, who hosted the stream on the website and Nico Nico, before licensing the series for home video release.
A follow-up original video animation episode was released on September 26, 2012. The ending theme is "Kimi wa Tomodachi" (君は友達, "You Are My Friend") by Inoue, Itō, Yamamoto, Fukuen, Hanazawa, Iguchi and Ryohei Kimura.
A second season, titled Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai NEXT, aired from January 11 - March 29, 2013. It is based on the novels from volume four until the end of volume eight. The series is directed by Toru Kitahata whilst Hirasaka is in charge of the scripts. The opening and ending themes respectively are "Be My Friend" and "Bokura no Tsubasa" (僕らの翼, "Our Wings"), both performed by Inoue, Itō, Yamamoto, Fukuen, Hanazawa and Iguchi.
On April 24, 2013, Ryukoku University posted a casting call for extras for a 2014 film adaptation of Haganai, to be distributed by Toei and produced by Times-In. Hirasaka later confirmed the film's existence on May 2, 2013, stating that, whilst he initially didn't approve of the project, as he didn't feel the story was intended for live-action, he decided to approve it in light of a crisis in the light novel industry. Hirasaka will have a completely hands-off role in the film's production.
The second volume of the manga adaptation ranked seventh on the top 30 of Japanese Comic Ranking, for the week of May 23–29, 2011.
Rebecca Silverman of Anime News Network found the first graphic novel “fairly entertaining” with artist Itachi’s illustrations “between beautiful depictions of the girls and messy sketches, which actually works well for the series”. While the premise “retreads familiar ground”, she noted the girls’ reactions in the dating sim chapter as the highlight of the volume.
Tim Jones of THEM Anime Reviews gave the anime series three of five stars. He grouped the social misfits show as a “raunchy romp filled with lots of cheesecake and hit-or-miss comedy”, with “great leads, okay side characters”, and didn’t “need to be reminded every episode how huge Sena’s breasts are, thanks”.
Carl Kimlinger of Anime News Network found the anime series interesting in that it starts with misfits finding friends and deferred the typical romantic comedy entanglements but was deflated that the series was “taking on harem baggage.” The second half of series was "increasingly formulaic" and left him longing for a story. He found the episodes to have very little novelty: "Relationships change little, characters evolve not at all, and the message—that these outcasts have already found their friends and just refuse to acknowledge it—remains the same. We might as well be watching the first couple of episodes repeat ad infinitum."
Andy Hanley of UK Anime.net gave the anime series a 6/10, and called the anime a series of two halves, where the first half contained “great and hugely funny episodes” but the second half was “increasingly tired and even unlikeable” where “sure-fire comedy concepts such as a visit to karaoke or the swimming pool fail to do anything noteworthy with their subject material.” He found that the main characters undermined the series later on with “Yozora's snarky, bossy attitude which works so well in early episodes turns to bitchiness and then downright bullying” as Sena’s obsessions to “become something of a dead horse which the series insists upon flogging.” He later gave the first graphic novel a 4/10. With Yozora and Sena as "massive bitches" more so than in the anime, he wrote that "a better title for the series might be It's Probably For The Best That You Have No Friends." He found the Seven Seas translation to be balanced and that its presentation was without complaint.
- The abbreviation "Haganai" is defined in the author's afterword in the first light novel.[LN 1]
- Dyed hair has been associated with juvenile delinquency in Japan.
- In the light novel, Yozora first calls Sena a cow due to her large breasts, but later nicknames her "Meat" (肉 Niku ) when they play a monster hunting video game that has raw and cooked meat as items.
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- Vol. 2: Hirasaka, Yomi (November 25, 2009). 僕は友達が少ない 2 (in Japanese). Illustrated by Buriki. Media Factory. ISBN 978-4-8401-3095-0.
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- Vol. 8: Hirasaka, Yomi (June 25, 2012). 僕は友達が少ない 8 (in Japanese). Illustrated by Buriki. Media Factory. ISBN 978-4-8401-4598-5.
- Connect: Hirasaka, Yomi (December 25, 2012). 僕は友達が少ない Connect (in Japanese). Illustrated by Buriki. Media Factory. ISBN 978-4-8401-4365-3.
- Vol. 9: Hirasaka, Yomi (August 27, 2013). 僕は友達が少ない 9 (in Japanese). Illustrated by Buriki. Media Factory. ISBN 978-4-8401-5129-0.
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- Vol. 2 (ch. 6–10): Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends Volume 2. February 2013. ISBN 978-1-937867-17-1. and 僕は友達が少ない 2 (in Japanese). May 2011. ISBN 978-4-8401-3799-7.
- Vol. 3 (ch. 11–15): Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends Volume 3. June 2013. ISBN 978-1-937867-30-0. and 僕は友達が少ない 3 (in Japanese). September 2011. ISBN 978-4-8401-4035-5.
- Vol. 4 (ch. 16–20): Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends Volume 4. October 2013. ISBN 978-1-937867-70-6. and 僕は友達が少ない 4 (in Japanese). December 2011. ISBN 978-4-8401-4076-8.
- Vol. 5 (ch. 21–24): Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends Volume 5. January 2014. ISBN 978-1-937867-86-7. and 僕は友達が少ない 5 (in Japanese). April 2012. ISBN 978-4-8401-4438-4.
- Vol. 6 (ch. 25–28): Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends Volume 6. March 2014. ISBN 978-1-626920-11-8. and 僕は友達が少ない 6 (in Japanese). August 2012. ISBN 978-4-8401-4708-8.
- Vol. 7 (ch. 29–31): Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends Volume 7. June 2014. ISBN 978-1-626920-35-4. and 僕は友達が少ない 7 (in Japanese). December 2012. ISBN 978-4-8401-4767-5.
- Vol. 8 (ch. 32–35): Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends Volume 8. August 2014. ISBN 978-1-626920-44-6. and僕は友達が少ない 8 (in Japanese). April 2013. ISBN 978-4-8401-5047-7
- Vol. 9 (ch. 36–40): 僕は友達が少ない 9 (in Japanese). November 2013. ISBN 978-4-0406-6115-5
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