Mitsudomoe (みつどもえ) is a gag manga series by manga creator Norio Sakurai about the adventures of the Marui triplets in sixth grade and their newly hired teacher Satoshi Yabe as he falls in love with the school nurse. It has been serialized in Akita Shoten Shōnen magazine Weekly Shōnen Champion since 2006 and the serial chapters are collected into nine tankōbon. In 2010, the manga was adapted into an anime series.
Newly hired teacher Satoshi Yabe is terrorized by his new students, the Marui triplets. Satoshi Yabe alias Yabe-cchi is just starting his new life as an elementary school teacher. On his first day of work he falls in love immediately with the natural airhead school nurse, but little does he know that in his assigned class the law is made by the Marui triplets. Can Yabe-cchi survive this ordeal or will the three sisters get the best of him?
The manga is written and illustrated by Norio Sakurai. It has been serialized in Akita Shoten Shōnen magazine Weekly Shōnen Champion since 2006 and is still ongoing. As of July 2010 the serial chapters were collected into nine tankōbon with the first one released on January 9, 2009, and the ninth on June 8, 2010.
Outside Japan, the series is licensed by Doki Doki in France, and Tong Li Comics in Taiwan.
In November 2009 an anime adaptation of the manga by the studio Bridge was announced, to be directed by Norio Sakurai The anime started airing on Chubu-Nippon Broadcasting on July 2, 2010 and ended on September 26, 2010. Others broadcast networks are BS11 Digital, AT-X, MBS and Tokyo MX. The second season, Mitsudomoe Zouryouchuu!, was aired from January 9, 2011 to February 27, 2011.