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Azumanga Daioh, Vol. 3

(あずまんが大王 [Azumanga Daioh] #3)

4.38  ·  Rating details ·  2,204 ratings  ·  27 reviews
The girls enter their senior year and Miss Yukari speaks ill of Tomo in the third volume of Azumanga Daioh! This volume marks the return of the sports meet, where Sakaki, Osaka, Kagura and the others compete in categories like the three-legged race and beanbag tossing, while Chiyo-chan races to find an idiot for the scavenger hunt... The manga also includes a "First Dream ...more
Paperback, 166 pages
Published February 17th 2004 by ADV Manga (first published September 2001)
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Amanda
volume 3 wasn't quite as funny as 2, but I still enjoyed it. Sakaki is featured less which could be my problem. I do like the dynamic between Miss Yukari and Miss Kurosawa. I can relate to Miss Yukari's views of being an adult. ...more
Althea
Nov 02, 2017 rated it liked it
In my preference, I rated this manga with this criteria:
Originality 2.75
Style of Writing 3.5
Physical Appearance (of the book) 3.75
Plot 2.5
Characters 3

The manga is a coming of age story following these young Japanese high school girls in their journey in high school. The manga is light-hearted and humorous. Don't expect a heavy drama or a roller coaster ride of emotions but rather a ride of laughter and warmth. Since the plot is not that much heavy, there wasn't much character build up with the c
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Evelyn
Feb 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
You know why this series is so great? Because all the characters are either relatable or just plain funny.

For example, after working my way through college, I can relate to Yukari’s attitude toward money. I also relate to Sakaki’s height and quiet nature. Yomi’s sarcasm and sass is also relatable. Even Chiyo is relatable because I was the smart kid growing up and even now I have random knowledge about random things that make people think I’m super smart. In reality, I just shut up and pay attent
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Tiya Mulani
Oct 26, 2020 rated it liked it
A reread.
After reading the third book, I realized the plot of this manga is static. New year, new year dream, new semester, summer break, sport festival. They are the same from the first and second books but of course it's different story from the previous volumes.
From their first grade until last grade on high school, it feels like we actually there watching them spending their school life from beginning until the end.
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Shayna Ross
Sep 06, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: manga
I really enjoy many of the characters' antics, but I really just dislike Tomo and the creeper teacher... ugh. ...more
MissAnnThrope
19 June 2013

Azumanga Daioh, Vol. 3 is another fun-filled adventure following our favorite high school students and teachers as they finish another school year. This volume takes us from September through May with yet another amusing Sports Festival and an even more hilarious School Festival. You can always count on these wackadoodles for a laugh-out-loud good time.

The space cadet, Osaka, really steals the show in this volume with all her nonsensical wonderings. Osaka is blissfully ignorant. It s
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Diego
Aug 17, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Este tercer tomo nos relata las peripecias que viven las protagonistas durante el tercer curso de secundaria. Un curso bastante parecido a los dos anteriores y que se mantiene igual que siempre, del modo que ya nos tiene acostumbrados. Quizá ese sea el problema.

Algunas historias muy graciosas, otras no tanto, otras totalmente prescindibles y más de lo mismo. No está mal, aunque personalmente comienza a aburrirme (por supuesto, esta valoración es totalmente subjetiva, claro está). Lo recomiendo a
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Laura
Apr 09, 2010 rated it really liked it
The dream sequence early in this volume is one of the funniest things I've read in a long time. I DARE you to look at the expression on the penguin's face on page 78 and NOT laugh.

The jokes are a delightful blend of schoolgirl humor and laughing at the fact that these characters somehow think it is funny. They're at the age where randomness is the absolute height of humor and randomly hitting and shoving your friends is HIIII-LARIOUS. I don't think that stuff is funny and when I see a teen like
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Monkey Feyerabend
6.5/10
My general thoughts on the series are here.
At the third volume the usual pattern starts to feel very repetitive, but I still like this series. I giggle most of the time while reading it.
Setsanata
Dec 07, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone who likes Pani Poni.
A 4-koma manga filled with comedy and craziness. Very random.

The comedy is classic, and just hilarious. That's what drove me this far into the series, and I wish it didn't have to end at 4!!

Every strip has comedy in it, whether you realize it or not, marking this book as down right comedy.

***** Stars, I am currently on the final volume, and I started watching the anime on Comcast~^^
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Jennifer Ranger
Dec 20, 2016 rated it liked it
This was another cute addition to the series. I actually laughed out loud at one point, so the series is definitely getting better as it goes. The translator's notes are also interesting and informative. I'm looking forward to volume 4. ...more
Kricket
Dec 18, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2011, hiiiilarious, manga
azumanga daioh continues to be hilarious. highlights from volume 3 include dream chiyu-chan's penguin helper who knocks things down. and of course sakaki's relationship with cats will never cease to amuse me. ...more
Tillie
Mar 23, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is such a great book! I didn't learn much from it but it's a great read that anyone would enjoy. The Whole story revolves around a 10 year old genius in high school named Chiyo Chan. The author does great drawings and has a great idea about life in high school for this book. ...more
adeline
Nov 15, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga
i love this manga... since all the main characters are girls, it reminds me a lot of my high school days... totally recommended. ^^
weddy-kins!  kittykat
May 09, 2008 rated it it was amazing
REEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAADDDDD!!!! ♥♥♥♥ YOU HAVE TO!!
sk8ergirl86000
Sep 18, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: anime
lol!!!!!!! HILARIOUS!!!!!! I LOVE CHIYOCHAN~
Kate
Apr 30, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga
Still a great re-read.
Jules G
May 20, 2015 rated it liked it
Weird translation, but really funny. Great awkward, situational comedy. Took me a while to figure out how to properly read it though, because I'm pretty white. ...more
Yebin Lee
Nov 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Azumanga daioh reminds me soon I'll also have to graduate. Its a comedy- heartwarming story though it's still a manga book not, not a chapter book. (My favorite manga it isn't disturbing either) ...more
michelle
May 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
( ´ ▽ ` )ノ ...more
Alisha Feiloakitohi
Apr 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
I love the series even though there's not really a real plot ...more
Titis Wardhana
ada penguin Chiyo yang lucuuuu...
713 Takara
Oct 27, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 7th-grade-shelf
Now things are heating up. They are living up their high school time. But it's the second to last book. So un fair. They should make the last longer than anything ...more
Magenta  Cooly
Dec 30, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: manga-shelf
It was alright. But I have to admit, it was almost funnier than the first one. And I love Sakaki and Chiyo; they're my favourite! ...more
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Kate Simonetti
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Jan 16, 2013
Teneille
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Dec 30, 2013
Michael Mc Donnell
rated it it was ok
Apr 24, 2011
Nathan
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Dec 29, 2012
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Kiyohiko Azuma (東清彦 or あずま きよひこ Azuma Kiyohiko) is a Japanese manga author and artist. His most well-known work is Azumanga Daioh. His current series is Yotsuba&!, which is serialized monthly in Dengeki Daioh magazine. ...more

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