Hazumu is a shy and quiet boy who loves flowers and is forced to rely on his tomboy childhood friend Tomari as a bodyguard. Yasuna is the prettiest girl in school but she avoids men like the plague… until she meets Hazumu. Encouraged, he confesses his love; heartbroken, he heads for the mountains to be with his flowers. As if Hazumu’s troubles aren’t enough, his day is further ruined when an alien ship accidentally kills him. Luckily, alien technology exists that can revive him, but not without a price: Hazumu returns from the dead, but in the form of… a cute girl?!
After having read a couple of gender-bender manga, both good and bad, it seemed like they had, without exception, ecchi written all over them. Bracing myself for another flesh-fest, I was pleasantly surprised by Kashimashi’s focus on non-ecchi comedy and romance, all while keeping the gender change as a solid central theme. Story When Hazumu awakes after a surreal alien-encounter, he finds himself... read more
Story 7.5/10 Sometimes, the source material really is better than the anime. In the case of Kashimashi: Girl Meets Girl, this statement rings true. As I stated in my review of the anime, this straightfoward gender-bender love-triangle offers both a touching love story, and a feasible look at gender identity (as feasible as a story involving aliens and overnight sex-change could be). Instead of re-hashing my... read more
|Kasimasi Girl Meets Girl||TV||2006|
|Kasimashi ~Girl Meets Girl~: A Girl Falls in Love with a Girl||OVA||2006|