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Mangirl! volume 1 cover.jpg
Cover of Mangirl! volume 1.
Written byKagari Tamaoka
Published byEarth Star Entertainment
MagazineComic Earth Star
Original runApril 2011July 2013
Anime television series
Directed byNobuaki Nakanishi
Written byReiko Yoshida
StudioDoga Kobo
Licensed by
Original networkTokyo MX, Sun TV, ATX, Niconico
Original run January 2, 2013 March 27, 2013
Episodes13 + OVA (List of episodes)
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Mangirl! (まんがーる!, Mangāru!, a portmanteau of manga and girl) is a Japanese four-panel comic strip manga series written and illustrated by Kagari Tamaoka. It was serialized in Earth Star Entertainment's Comic Earth Star magazine between the April 2011 and July 2013 issues. An anime television series adaptation by Doga Kobo aired between January and March 2013 in Japan.



Originally titled Sōkan! Comic Earth Star Henshū-bu (創刊! コミック アース・スター編集部, Launch! Comic Earth Star Editors), Mangirl! is a four-panel comic strip manga written and illustrated by Kagari Tamaoka, with original character designs by Yasu. It was serialized in Earth Star Entertainment's Comic Earth Star magazine between the April 2011 and July 2013 issues.[citation needed] Three tankōbon volumes were released between May 12, 2012 and March 12, 2013.[1][2]

Internet radio show[edit]

An Internet radio show to promote the manga titled Sōkan! Comic Earth Star Henshū-bu (創刊! コミック アース・スター編集部) aired 18 episodes between August 16 and December 13, 2010. An additional special episode was broadcast on March 11, 2011. It was hosted by Mai Nakahara, Kana Ueda, Saori Hayami and Sayuri Yahagi. The show was streamed online every Monday, and was produced by the Japanese Internet radio station Hibiki.[3]


An anime television series adaptation animated by Doga Kobo aired between January 2 and March 27, 2013 in Japan on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, ATX and Niconico.[4] The anime was simulcast by Crunchyroll.[5] An additional unaired 14th episode came bundled with the Blu-ray Disc release of the series on May 24, 2013.[6]

Episode list[edit]

No. Title Original air date
01"This Is Comic Earth Star's Editorial Staff"
 (こちらコミック アース・スター編集部)
January 2, 2013 (2013-01-02)
02"Everyday Editor"
January 9, 2013 (2013-01-09)
03"Perfect Day for a Gravure Shoot"
January 16, 2013 (2013-01-16)
04"Assistant Girls"
January 23, 2013 (2013-01-23)
05"Phototypesetting Midnight"
January 30, 2013 (2013-01-30)
06"Infinite Proofreading"
February 6, 2013 (2013-02-06)
07"Impatient Ryoma Road"
February 13, 2013 (2013-02-13)
08"Comisuke Planet"
February 20, 2013 (2013-02-20)
09"Something Borrowed"
February 27, 2013 (2013-02-27)
10"Buy More"
March 6, 2013 (2013-03-06)
11"We Just Haven't Given Our All Yet"
March 13, 2013 (2013-03-13)
12"The First Volume"
March 20, 2013 (2013-03-20)
13"It's Anime Time"
March 27, 2013 (2013-03-27)
14"遊ブへんしゅうがぁる"May 24, 2013 (2013-05-24)


  1. ^ まんがーる! (1) (アース・スターコミックス) [Mangirl! 1] (in Japanese). ASIN 4803003386.
  2. ^ まんがーる! 3 (アース・スターコミックス) [Mangirl! 3] (in Japanese). ASIN 4803004331.
  3. ^ 創刊! コミック アース・スター編集部 [Sōkan! Comic Earth Star Henshū-bu] (in Japanese). Hibiki Radio Station. Archived from the original on May 21, 2011. Retrieved October 12, 2012.
  4. ^ "Dogakobo to Animate Mangirl! Manga for January Premiere". Anime News Network. October 11, 2012. Retrieved October 12, 2012.
  5. ^ "Crunchyroll to Stream "Encouragement of Climb" and "Mangirl" Anime". Crunchyroll. December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013.
  6. ^ まんがーる! (in Japanese). Retrieved October 12, 2012.

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