Okazaki Miku is a “gal”: a fun-loving high school student who expresses herself through bleached hair, sexy clothes, and heaps of accessories. Unfortunately, she’s also flunking every class. When she asks her Home Economics teacher, Yabe Shinji, to help her bake bribery cookies for her disappointed teachers, she finds a new excitement in that small success–and Shinji is moved by her enthusiasm. Shinji decides to start a cooking club to better connect with his students, and Miku is first in line to join!
Source: Seven Seas
I've never actually bore witness to a high school student trying to woo a teacher before, so I can't be positive, but the portrayal this manga provides of such a relationship feels unrealistic. Is it supposed to be realistic? No, probably not. I think it's just supposed to be cutesy and maybe a bit endearing. The problem is that stories are only truly cute, or endearing, or romantic when they are... read more
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