After having lived elsewhere for several years, Sana returns to the town in which he grew up in, and quickly begins to reacquaint himself to his surroundings and new high school. While there, Sana runs into his four childhood friends: Shuu, Shuri, Aoi, and Nanaka; but for some strange reason Nanaka gives him the cold shoulder. As he goes about his new daily life, can Sana rebuild his friendship with Nanaka while trying to deal with a troubling secret from his past?
Keitaro Urashima is somewhat of a failure. In order to fulfill a promise he made to a girl fifteen years ago, he has tried time and again to get into Tokyo U but has never managed to pass the exam. However, fate smiles upon him and he ends up working for his aunt, managing an all-girls dorm! Living with the feral Kaolla, the timid Shinobu, the sake-loving Mitsune, the blade mistress Motoko and the punch-happy Naru, can Keitaro keep his focus and keep his promise? And will he ever end up meeting that girl from his past?
Both animes deall with the struggle of love due to the promises made in the past. Characters for both series are very loveable and the comedy displayed throughout the series are well placed. The love stories for both series will have u HOOKED!!
Love hina is a little more comedic with a bunch of ecchi, but both deal with a romantic struggle, whereas Myself;Yourself has a little more tragedy and a deep, dark nature. Still they are both full of romantic connotations that have unresolved issues and the main character is a boy who made a promise to a girl and then was parted with her. Then after all that they go through numerous situations that are an attempt to resolve some inconsitencies in the relationship
Kaede is a devoted high school student who lives with her adopted brother Rin. She holds a quiet confidence that one day, when Rin finally starts showing interest in sex, he will make the obvious choice and turn to his loving sister. But what Kaede wasn’t counting on was the lords of heaven and hell coming to Earth, wanting Rin to mate with their nubile daughters! Rin, like any teenager would, takes full advantage of his newly acquired harem; but how long can he keep up his carefree, boxed-lunches-on-the-rooftop lifestyle, as the horde of girls on his tail grows?
Ah, the troubles of high school life. On the outside both series seem very peaceful and energetic, but slowly they unfold into very well done slice-of-life romances. Shuffle and Myself; Yourself do an excellent job on portraying how each character has their own personal problems and how they deal with them along with the rest of the cast. For those who like slice-of-life and drama mixed in with a bit of comedy and great character developement make sure to watch both of these!
There is trouble with high school life in Myself; Yourself and Shuffle; also with the relationship problems the characters face with each other. They both spend a great deal of time portraying the main characters personal problems and how they try and deal with the situations they find themselves in while being slightly comical throughout.
Morimiya Yorito is a normal student who has an abnormal obsession for the sky. One day, he meets a strange girl named Shihou Matsuri who shares his interest, but as fate may have it, she isn't a human; Matsuri is a Yaka -- a "woe of the night" -- who is immortal and cannot stand the sunlight. A strange man is chasing Matsuri, to use her powers, so Yorito decides to help her hide. What are the strange man's plans, and what secrets does Yorito's sister hide?
Myself; Yourself and Sola start off innocent with a school romance quickly turning into a much more dramatic form of events and psychological tests for the main characters. Sola is more of a fantasy based drama whereas Myself; Yourself takes on a more realistic feel.
Myself; Yourself pushes deep into darker subjects than Sola does however both dabble with building a story and then revealing more as the end becomes closer. Both worth watching but for different reasons.
Legend tells of a winged beauty who was so feared that she was confined to a palace, never to leave its gates alive. She lived a life of solitude until one day love entered her life; but as cruel fate would have it, the more the young woman loved, the closer she came to her death. For young Misuzu, researching the tragic tale of the winged one was only the beginning of her summer’s journey; a journey that would be filled with the discovery of love, the pain of loss, and the exploration of the human heart.
The Air Movie and Myself; Yourself deal with real life problems and a harem type of relationship angst. The Air Movie, however, involves a magical arc to the story but the main line of it deals with the relationship between the main characters on a daily basis. In the end viewers will get the feeling that the love interests chosen will stay with each other forever.
Long ago, young Meiko Honma tragically died and her tight-knit group of friends, shaken by the event, drifted apart. Now, ten years later, Meiko has re-appeared as a ghost that only Jinta, the former leader of the gang and an avid shut-in, can see. All she desires is for Jinta to fulfill her final wish so that she can move on to the afterlife, but with no memory of what it was, it’s up to the teenager to gather his former friends and discover what will allow his beloved friend to rest in peace. With so many feelings left unsaid, can this group work out their strife and help the ghost of the girl they once adored?
Both Myself; Yourself and AnoHana are animes that deal with the feelings of guilt, abandonment and redemption. They are efficiently executed by a strong cast and are more character-centered animes rather than plot centered. They also have a tendency to pull on the viewers' heart strings.