Before Teru’s brother died, he gave her a special cellphone connected to "Daisy", a boy who would be there to look out for her whenever she needs someone. One year later and Teru continues to send mails to the mysterious Daisy, but she still has no idea who he actually is. One day, after accidentally breaking a window at school, Teru meets the rude school janitor, Tasuku Kurosaki, who insists she work off the cost of repairing the damage. But there’s more to this grouchy caretaker than meets the eye as in reality he is the Daisy who has been watching over Teru for all this time! With no intention of letting the lonely girl know his true identity, Tasuku must attempt to help Teru without being discovered, but can he really keep up the act, and just why is he taking care of her in the first place?
Misao Harada has always been able to see strange creatures that are invisible to everyone else. Living as a regular high school girl, the teen wants a boyfriend more than anything, so when her first love, Kyou, moves back into the house next door it seems her wish will come true. However, Kyou is in fact a Tengu who has returned to fulfil their childhood promise and by taking Misao as his bride his tribe will gain tremendous prosperity. With other demons out for her blood, Kyou offers her protection if she will consent to marry him, but distraught by his revelation, Misao turns him down. In Kyou’s relentless pursuit to protect Misao and win her over he has begun working as her new homeroom teacher in order to best protect her. Now with demons attacking her at every turn, and a fox spirit named Shuuhei also vying for her hand in marriage, can Misao really resist Kyou’s charms forever, but does the handsome tengu really love her or is he simply after the benefits their union would bring?
When Fumino Kaji’s parents died, she and her young brother, Teppei, were ferried from relative to relative. One day when they're finally fed up of being passed around, the pair decide to run away from home. Alone in the world, help arrives from the most unexpected source, Fumino's English teacher, Kazuma, who offers to take them in. Not believing that he means to commit to the idea, Fumino jokingly agrees to the idea but only if he will take her in as his wife and much to her surprise he agrees! Now the three live together with Fumino and Kazuma acting as man and wife in name only, but after falling for each other, the pair must try to act normally at school to ensure that no one discovers their secret.
In both of those sreies we have a poor highschool girl living (and having a relationship) with an older guy who also happens to be a member of said girl's school staff (in case of Faster Than a Kiss it's a teacher and in case of Dengeki Daisy it's a janitor). Accidently in both of those series the male lead used to be quite rebellious when he was younger. If you liked on of those two manga, than you really might want to check the other one too.
Dengeki Daisy is very much like Purikyuu, but has a much more intricate storyline. Being by the same author the art is the same and the plot is easy to understand. This is also by far one of my favorite mangas. although Purikyuu doesn't have the length that Dengeki Daisy has, it is still a really good read.
Mei Tachibana has had neither a friend nor a boyfriend in 16 years, and she doesn’t plan on ending that streak any time soon. The outcast learned years ago that social obligations only lead to pain, and has carefully guarded her heart to keep from getting hurt. However, the girl can’t stay withdrawn forever, especially after attracting the attention of the handsome Yamato, who finds her caustic personality interesting and strives to date her after she roundhouse kicks him down the stairs. But even the most earnest of romances can be crippled by jealousy and insecurity, and this pair has plenty of both. Can their feelings for each other overcome their own emotional weaknesses, or will this love perish before it even begins?
The similarity of those two manga goes in many ways. Actualy the only things that seem diferent to me is the circumstances they are in and the slight age difference in Dengeki Daisy. Personality of two protagonist are completly the same (male protagonist - strong, protective, easy going but reliable, madly in love, pure hearted; female protagonist - serious, also pure hearted, strait forwarded, know what to say in the right moment, honest, bullied in school but later befriended with the bullies, bloomed under the care of male protagonist) although that stands only partial for the minor characters. Protagonists in both manga share deep, pure, innocent (almost platonic) love wich is strong and full of trust.