When it comes to grades, bookish high school student Mariko Kumakura is at the top of her class. Socially, however, she is shy and lonely, typically eating lunch by herself. Enter the charismatic and beautiful Akko Oohashi, whose goal is to befriend Mariko and burst her out of her introverted shell. In the process of transforming Plain Jane Mariko into one of the cutest, most popular girls in school, deep feelings begin to emerge that suggest something deeper than friendship. Will these feelings destroy the budding relationship between Mariko and Akko, or will it turn into something else?
Source: Seven Seas
Time for another review... Storyline: Originally a meekish, friendless, and introverted person, this all changes for Mariko is fatefully asked by one of her classmates if they could travel home with her. After that, the manga follows Mariko and her newfound friends (Sugi, Tamarin, and Akko) as they go about their [somewhat] daily lives in high school. Along the way, Mariko comes to shed her once... read more
As a Yuri fan I can say this is in my top 10 Yuri Manga but as a critic I can't say it doesn't have flaws. Its Art is good compared to the average manga but it ist not amazing. I'm not wowed by the art style. The Story is Amazing not the best by any stretch of the imagination but its still a must read for any Yuri fan. Now where this manga exceeds expectations is the incredibly realistic characters. I mean you... read more
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