Don't Mess with Me, Nagatoro
|Don't Mess with Me, Nagatoro|
Cover of the first manga volume featuring Nagatoro
|Imprint||Shonen Magazine Comics|
|Original run||November 1, 2017 – present|
Don't Mess with Me, Nagatoro (イジらないで、長瀞さん Ijiranaide, Nagatoro-san) is a Japanese webmanga series written and illustrated by Nanashi, also known as 774. An early version of it was first posted on Pixiv on August 16, 2011. The webmanga began its serialization in Magazine Pocket (Magazine Pocket is an online and app based webmanga magazine published by Kodansha) on November 1, 2017.
When an introverted male student meets a girl called Nagatoro, his life is turned upside down.
- Nagatoro (長瀞)
- Nagatoro likes to mess with Senpai and finds joy in teasing him. Although it appears that she just wants to torture him, it seems that there's more to it than that. Her friends call her "Hayacchi" (ハヤっち) and seem to sometimes be an annoyance to her. In the original webcomic, her first name was Hayase (早瀬).
- Senpai (センパイ)
- Senpai is the protagonist of the manga. He is a timid introvert, who tries to avoid social interaction with other people and likes to draw. Nagatoro only calls him Senpai. It is currently unknown if Senpai has any friends, outside of Nagatoro and her friend group. Any form of family has not been mentioned either.
- Gamo-chan (ガモちゃん)
- Gamo-chan is a member of Nagatoro's group of friends. She also repeatedly teases Senpai against Nagatoro's wishes, however she doesn't show any romantic interest in him, though she and Nagatoro seems to have some kind of friendly rivalry. She likes to call Senpai "Paisen" (パイセン).
- Yoshi (ヨッシー Yosshī)
- Yoshi is another member of Nagatoro's group of friends. She typically follows Gamo-chan around and goes along with whatever schemes she has in mind. It's also made clear by others that she isn't particularly bright, but her high energy and follower mentality make her a reoccurring character next to Gamo-chan.
- Sakura (桜)
- Sakura is the least seen member of Nagatoro's friend group in the manga, not being seen for twenty-five chapters until finally returning inexplicably. She has darker skin, like Nagatoro, with blonde hair. Her personality on the surface is similar to Yoshi's, only with less energy, but underneath her friends know her for sewing seeds of jealousy in groups of boys that compete for her attention.
- Club President (部長 Buchō)
- The art club president. She has long hair that frames her face with dark-brown eyes. Her personality is stern and serious based on her interactions with Senpai, but she treats him with respect unlike Nagatoro. She also bears a resemblance to a female character in one of the manga he wrote.
The first volume of the manga was released as print version through Kodansha's Shonen Magazine Comics imprint and as digital version on March 9, 2018. The second volume was released on June 8, 2018. In addition to the standard edition, there is also a special edition containing works by several other artists.
|No.||Japanese release date||Japanese ISBN|
|1||March 9, 2018||ISBN 978-4-06-511196-3|
|Volume 1 was released in paperback and eBook by Shonen Magazine Comics with a total of 160 pages and 10 total chapters. Nagatoro and Senpai are both introduced along with Nagatoro's three friends.|
|2||June 8, 2018||ISBN 978-4-06-511675-3|
|Volume 2 was released in paperback and eBook by Shonen Magazine Comics with a total of 144 pages and 11 total chapters. A special edition was released in paperback with an included full-color booklet. The booklet included illustrations done by 12 guest artist.|
|3||October 9, 2018||ISBN 978-4-06-512176-4|
|Volume 3 was released in paperback and eBook by Shonen Magazine Comics with a total of 163 pages and 11 total chapters. A special edition was released in paperback with an included full-color booklet which put Senpai and Nagatoro in erotic situations. The booklet included illustrations done by 10 guest artist.|
|4||February 8, 2019||ISBN 978-4-06-514440-4|
|In this volume Senpai and Nagatoro are constantly working out, going to festivals and spending time with Nagatoro's friend group. Volume 4 was released in paperback and eBook by Shonen Magazine Comics with a total of 144 pages and 12 total chapters. Unlike the previous two volumes no special edition was printed.|
|5||June 7, 2019||—|
|Volume 5 has been given a release date by Nanashi in Nagatoro chapter 36, and has not yet been released. Only cover art is available at the moment.|
- ナナシ (March 9, 2018). イジらないで、長瀞さん（１） [Don't Mess with Me, Nagatoro (1)]. Official Kodansha website (in Japanese). ISBN 978-4-06-511196-3. Archived from the original on April 22, 2018. Retrieved April 22, 2018.
- "Nanashi's page on Pixiv". Pixiv (in Japanese). Archived from the original on April 22, 2018. Retrieved April 22, 2018.
- "Early illustration of the character Nagatoro". Pixiv (in Japanese). August 16, 2011. Archived from the original on April 22, 2018. Retrieved April 22, 2018.
- Hodgkins, Crystalyn (August 2, 2015). "Kodansha Launches 'Magazine Pocket' Manga App With New Fairy Tail, Ace of Diamond Spinoffs". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on April 22, 2018. Retrieved April 22, 2018.
- Alverson, Brigid (August 4, 2015). "Kodansha launches 'Magazine Pocket' manga app". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on April 22, 2018. Retrieved April 22, 2018.
- イジらないで、長瀞さん（１） [Don't Mess with Me, Nagatoro (2)]. Official Kodansha website (in Japanese). ISBN 978-4-06-511675-3. Archived from the original on July 13, 2018. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
- イジらないで、長瀞さん（２）特装版 [Don't Mess with Me, Nagatoro, Nagatoro-san (2) Special Edition]. Official Kodansha website (in Japanese). ISBN 978-4-06-511990-7. Archived from the original on July 13, 2018. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
- Ressler, Karen (October 5, 2018). "Kodansha Licenses O Maidens in Your Savage Season, Magus of the Library Manga". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
- イジらないで、長瀞さん（３）. Official Kodansaha website (in Japanese). October 15, 2018. ISBN 978-4-06-512176-4. Archived from the original on October 15, 2018. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
- Ijiranaide, Nagatoro-san on the official Magazine Pocket website ‹See Tfd›(in Japanese)
- Ijiranaide, Nagatoro-san on Kodansha's online store ‹See Tfd›(in Japanese)
- Don't Mess with Me, Nagatoro (manga) at Anime News Network's encyclopedia