Comic Book Series
Tramps Like Us 1

Cover to Tramps Like Us vol. 1

Tramps Like Us is published by TokyoPop. Price per volume is $9.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

Tramps Like Us vol. 13: 03 Oct 2007

Current Issue[]

Tramps Like Us vol. 14: 06 Feb 2008

Next Issue[]



Quarterly. Tankōbon. Scheduled for fourteen volumes.


Main Characters[]

  • Sumire Iwaya (巌谷澄麗) - Journalist at a major newspaper. She has studied at both Tokyo University and Harvard and had jumped to the top of her career in a short time. She is very tall (170cm) and beautiful as well, so many men feel inferior to her. Because her Ex dumped her for this reason, she refuses to date anyone unless they have the three 'highs': Higher pay, Higher education, & Higher height.
  • Momo (モモ)/Takeshi Gouda (合田武志) - A homeless man taken in by Sumire. He dreams to be a famous dancer, but because he's short he does not receive the lead in most productions. He has agreed to stay Sumire's pet for taking him into her home.
  • Shigehito Hasumi (蓮實 滋人) - An old crush of Sumire's who has re-entered her life. He has no idea of 'Momo' and belives that Takeshi Goda is Sumire's cousin.

Minor Characters[]

Other Characters/Places/Things[]

Recent Storylines[]

Tramps Like Us vol. 14[]

This is the current volume, and therefore no story information will be posted about this volume. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this volume.

Tramps Like Us vol. 13[]


Sumire is a hard-working career woman who gets in trouble for being too forthright at the office. She's stressed out by her ex-boyfriend and not very happy with her job. One day she finds a beaten-up boy in a cardboard box outside her apartment building. She takes him in, fixes him up, and names him Momo after her childhood pet. Tramps Like Us is an unlikely romance.

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Creative Team[]

Publishing History[]

Originally published in Japan as Kimi wa Pet (きみはペット) in the anthology Kiss.

Order Codes[]

These are the order codes and prices as provided by Diamond Distribution. Your local comic shop should be able to order these for you.

  • AUG05 3218 TRAMPS LIKE US VOL 2 (OF 7) GN (JUL043143) $9.99
  • AUG05 3219 TRAMPS LIKE US VOL 3 GN (SEP042880) $9.99
  • AUG05 3220 TRAMPS LIKE US VOL 4 GN (NOV042935) $9.99
  • MAY05 2987 TRAMPS LIKE US VOL 6 GN (OF 10) $9.99
  • AUG05 3152 TRAMPS LIKE US VOL 7 GN (OF 12) $9.99

Future Publication Dates[]

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.