Lovely Complex

TV (24 eps)
4.269 out of 5 from 14,338 votes
Rank #286

Lovely Complex is a story of a boy and a girl. The girl, Koizumi Risa, is much taller than the average Japanese girl; and the boy, Atsushi Otani, is much shorter than the average Japanese boy. Due to their immense difference in size and constant bickering with each other, the duo is unwillingly the school’s comic relief. As Risa and Otani continue to provide endless laughter for the masses, their friendship develops; and with that, so does Risa’s feelings for Otani...

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KittyEmperor's avatar by KittyEmperor on Feb 15, 2011
Score: 7/10

The Story: Well I guess you could say that it's your standard love story with the usual not so usual couple.  In the case of Lovely Complex the young couple to be is Risa & Otani and what might be so unusual about them well Risa is taller than your average girl and Otani is shorter than your average guy.  The difference of their height leads them constantly bickering between the two of them. ... read more

VivisQueen's avatar by VivisQueen on Jan 19, 2008
Score: 8/10

Listening to several of my female friends over the years complain that they could never go out with a guy shorter than them just because, I get the impression that the ‘short guy: no go area' has become one of those unspoken rules for which there is no rational explanation. Let's be frank, it just doesn't fit the ideal image of a heart-stopping romance; how will the guy carry the girl over... read more

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