Whenever Kippei is at school, he has one thing on his mind: girls. From skipping class to cheesy lines, he'll do anything it takes to reel the ladies in, though he never seems to find the right person. But the bachelor lifestyle is soon to change when young Yuzuyu enters the picture. This five-year-old cutie has been abandoned by her mother, and is to be taken care of by none other than Kippei! Unfortunately for the both of them, Kippei has no experience raising a child, so the learning curve will be quite steep...
I'm almost twenty-four now, and I've recently found that my paternal instincts are becoming more and more prevalent. It was therefore with something of an open mind that I approached Aishiteruze Baby, a shoujo anime which chronicles the life of high school student Katakura Kippei and Yuzuyu, the adorable 5-year old girl who is thrust into his care by circumstance. Kippei is portrayed as something... read more
I'm done with this anime. I went into it, expecting something extremely cute and innocent but it just turned out to be overly dark, ear-piercing, and a tad cloying. The little girl got sad too easily. It just feels like something appealing to older children. There's a stalker hurting the little girl, a neglecter in love with a girl, suicide and it just missed most of the point of why I liked Usagi Drop. Now... read more
|Aishiteruze Baby||2002||Original Manga|