Haruna has never been feminine; she was the star pitcher of the softball team in middle school and didn't focus on relationship, but now that she's in high school she has a new goal: to have a shoujo manga-style relationship. While Haruna tries to be attractive and get a boyfriend, she has no idea how to accomplish her goal; and thus, she recruits the reluctant Yoh as her coach. Yoh is very attractive and dislikes women and the problems they cause, but is impressed by Haruna's determination and agrees upon one condition: she promises not to fall in love with him. Thus begins the crazy relationships of Haruna, Yoh and their friends as they all struggle to find themselves and their true loves.
Shoujo is genre that suffers the most from the disease known as "Too much cliche". After all, there is limited list of possible events, that can happen in high school romance.Some of the mangakas don't care much about it, and their titles are usually predictable and boring. Others try to cover it by making their characters go through some unbelievable ordeals (taken probably from soap operas) ... read more
This story is amazing! There are so many romance stories, books or manga, that are cliche. which can be nice sometimes. its light, fun, ect. The characters ensure this is not one of those. The story is a popular boy and a weird girl falling in love. Sounds cliche but the characters are so interesting and not at all cliche that it is beyond worth it. It was one of my favorite mangas i have ever read. it is... read more
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