A leak confirmed that the manga was written and illustrated by Asami Hagiwara, Musume no Tomodachihas exceeded 800,000 accumulated circulating copies in the compiled volumes published to date.
Hagiwara started publishing the manga on the app Comic days from the publisher Kodansha in April 2019. The publisher released the fifth compilation volume on August 11 and will publish the sixth in Japan on November 11.
Synopsis of Musume no Tomodachi
Kosuke lived by interpreting his "ideal self" as a father at home and a manager at work. However, his life turns 180 degrees when he meets his daughter's boyfriend. In front of her Kosuke could show his true personality and his exhausted heart finally knew peace.
He knows, however, that these are feelings that should never be sustained, let alone revealed. So begins the story of an older man who meets a younger girl who now has to hide her love from modern society. Then what will fate mean for Kosuke, who is already an older man with a full life? Will he fall into the fruit of temptation?
Source: Manga Mogura
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