3.2 out of 5 from 4,808 votes
Momo is loud, shallow, a player, a betrayer, and one to best stay away from -- or at least, that's the misconception people have when they see her makeup, bleached hair and suntanned skin. In reality, Momo just wants the same friends, hobbies and crushes any girl her age would like. However, when her only friend starts spreading rumours about her, her boyfriend starts to doubt her, and the most popular boy in school starts to take a more then friendly interest in her, she'll have much more to worry about than just her appearance!
Nao and Uehara are two teens in an unlikely situation -- they've accidentally signed a lease for the same apartment! As time passes, they inevitably became a couple, and share the joys and hardships of living together day by day. Things take a turn for the worse when Nao forgets Uehara's 16th birthday! Can their relationship be saved? Or is this happy couple doomed for failure?
I thought it was funny in both Peach Girl and Good Morning Call how they had one of the main guys working at a grocery store. Both series are about relationship problems during high school life and show how the characters have to deal with them. Good Morning Call is only one episode long, but in that one episode it conveys a lot to the watcher just as Peach Girl does.
28-year-old Hiroko Matsukata is the definition of a workaholic. On top of smoking too much, rarely having sex and having lousy luck nurturing her romantic life, she works excessively to get the job done. Alongside many co-workers at the weekly news magazine Jidai, Hiroko tirelessly works on countless stories – thus negating any chance of a social life. Can Hiroko balance her home and work life, or is she doomed to be a 'working man' forever?
Both Peach Girl and Hataraki Man feature a strong-willed yet sensible main character who is seeking happiness, whether she is in love, or trying to work hard; both characters go through daily hardships and moments of happiness. The graphical styles are also very much alike, and both anime could be compared as being a shojo vs josei treatment of similar topics and morals.
Kotoko Aihara has always been in love with Naoki Irie; he’s tall, handsome, and rumored to be the most intelligent student in Japan – who wouldn’t be? Only one thing stands in the way of a relationship with Irie: Kotoko is ditzy and is at the bottom set of her school, and Irie-kun hates nothing more than ditzy, stupid girls. When disaster strikes and Kotoko is forced to move in with Irie-kun’s family, she suddenly sees her chance to bridge the gap. After all, even cool, super-intelligent guys must have a soft spot, right?
Why hasn't this recommendation been made yet? Ridiculous.
Obviously, these two stories are very different. Peach girl is a dramatic love triangle between close friends and one of the main themes is insecurity. Itazura na Kiss focuses more on the tense relationship between what seems to be two strangers forced to live under one roof who have to try extra hard to get along.
The reason these animes compliment each other so well is because of the art style, setting and personality of the female lead. Despite a small lack of intelligence, over exaggerated girliness and stubborn-ness, these characters (Momo and Kotoko) are impossible to dislike.
The cutesy highschool feel really wraps up this recommendation. If you liked one, give the other a shot.
It's spring, and love is in the air! Sanada Kouichi wakes up one morning to find a strange girl barging into his house and making herself at home. Only after his friend, Aihara Kazuki, shows up later does he recognize the girl as their childhood friend Mizusawa Mao, who has been living overseas for the past two years. With her parents still overseas, Mao will be living with Kouichi and attending high school with him and Kazuki. The three of them will rely on each other to overcome their challenges with school, friendship, and of course love!
Both animes have something in common, i mean in both animes the characters face the hardships of loving somebody and how hard is to get past them.
i recommend if you like one you should watch the other.
Hinamori Amu is a stylish punk rock girl who is liked and feared by her peers, but there's just one problem: she's actually a shy and quiet girl who can't seem to drop her self-fabricated facade! But when Amu finds three eggs in her bed, she had no idea her life would change forever. Out of the eggs pop Ran, Miki and Su, Amu's Guardian Charas; these being represent parts of Amu that she wishes she could be, even allowing Amu to transform into those parts at will! Now, with pressure from the other Guardians (including her crush, Hotori) to join their midst, dark sides of the psyche known as X Eggs to seal, and nefarious forces after a wish-granting egg known as the embryo, Amu's life has officially become more complicated!
If you like either Shugo Chara! or Peach Girl, you might just like the other. Both involve the main character being rumored to be a person whom they are NOT. In Shugo Chara! Amu, is a quiet shy girl, but has a punk/delinquent facade. In Peach Girl, Momo, is just your average teenager, sweet, kind and generous, but has a tramp-like facade. Both fight with the rumors and try hard to make those who believe them think otherwise.