Sawako Kuronuma is just like any other high school girl who wants to make friends and be useful. The only problem is she bears a worrying resemblance to Sadako from 'The Ring!' Because of her reputation, people are not only terrified of her, but small dogs even bark in fear at her presence; in fact, the only person in school who will talk to her is the lively class hottie, Kazehaya. As the pair spends more time together, Kazehaya slowly begins to bring Sawako out of her shell and soon their feelings for each other develop further. Though with her crippling insecurities, lack of social skills, and a series of cruel rumors and misunderstandings, it seems that Sawako's dream of a normal life won’t be quite so easy to obtain.
While the plot sounds dull, something about the way it's written is very engaging. I saved this for last this week because it sounded the worst, but it wound up being one of the best (neck & neck with kandachime). I had planned to only read the 2 vols required for the manga club, but had finished all the available chapters almost before I had even realized it. My one gripe about this series is the artwork... read more
Really have to say that I am not a fan of this series. I have two friends who absolutely love it, and both are big manga readers whose opinions I respect and appreciate, but for me, this series just completely missed the mark. There was nothing original about it, and having read Wallflower, I was really disappointed with how much Sawako seems to be a carbon copy of the Sunako from Wallflower, even... read more
|Kimi ni Todoke||TV||2009||Anime Adaptation|
|Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season||TV||2011||Anime Adaptation|
|Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season Specials||DVD Special||2011||TBD|