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Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku

Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku

Narumi Momose has had it rough: every boyfriend she’s had dumped her once they found out she was an otaku, so she’s gone to great lengths to hide it. When a chance meeting at her new job with childhood friend, fellow otaku, and now coworker Hirotaka Nifuji almost gets her secret outed at work, she comes up with a plan to make sure he never speaks up. But he comes up with a counter-proposal: why doesn’t she just date him instead? In love, there are no save points.

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Ivonna Ivonna says...

Both manga share a similar sense of humor. In both stories the MC try to keep their personal lives secret from their piers.

Wawa92 Wawa92 says...

Although the age group and setting is very different, the style of story telling and the unique characters are both humerous and similar.

cschuma cschuma says...

These manga both focus more on the everyday goings-on of a relationship. Instead of lots of buildup and drama (which can be fun int he right mood!), these two series focus on more tender, silly, or totally average moments of two people in love.

blue1r1s blue1r1s says...

The fact that the characters are not what they seem at first glance and need to hide it from the world to some extent make both manga feel really similar.

Switch Girl!!

Switch Girl!!

Tamiya Nika is a beautiful, outgoing, popular high-school girl. What everyone at school does not know is how hard Nika works to keep up this perfect image, and what she is REALLY like at home. Every day, Nika “Switches On” with a strict regimen of beautification.  The only person who knows about Nika’s Switched On/Off modes is her best friend.  However, soon a second person finds out about Nika's personalities - someone who has his own On/Off switch, but in reverse! His name is Kamiyama Arata, at school Arata wears thick swirly-eyed glasses and messy hair that make some bullies think he is an otaku. However, at home, he ditches the glasses and is downright gorgeous! He is just the opposite of Nika, but why?

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Kirisuna Kirisuna says...

The two are quite similar in some ways. The two main characters of Switch Girl are Arata and Nika. Horimiya's main characters are Miyamura and Hori. Both stories involve a girl and boy who behave one way at school and another at home.

The two guys Arata and Miyamura both dress like otakus/nerds in school so as not to draw attention to themselves and Hori & Nika have a popular, pretty girl façade in school but are really not too bothered with appearance at home. Both are also scarily obsessed with sales at their local supermarkets.

Switch Girl is more adult than Horimiya, but this is used in a humourous manner. Both have amazing jokes and can be rather extreme XD

If you like one you will definitely like the other, particularly if you like the pairing between couples in whichever one you have read. <3

phoenixaurora phoenixaurora says...

Horimiya and Switch Girl!! have very similar premises.  A girl who doesn't care much about her looks at home has a reputation as a pretty, popular girl at school.  A boy who is seen as an antisocial otaku with thick glasses at school is actually an attractive guy who dislikes drawing attention to himself.  Both series are great romantic comedies about the different sides of people at school and at home.   

Ilsa Ilsa says...

Isn't it nice to read two different mangas with so nice and good, loving relationship between characters? For everyone who hate bad boyfriends, and stupid, naive girls who are just smacked around. READ THIS TWO MANGAS RIGHT AWAY!

L♥DK

L♥DK

Aoi Nishimori is a high school girl who lives alone in her own apartment, but to her surprise, she discovers that the prince of her school, Shusei Kugayama, has moved in next door! To add to this, a series of crazy happenings result in the two living together under a single roof! Shusei is known to be a heartless guy, and Aoi particularly hates him after he coldly rejected her best friend, so a life of cohabitation seems like a recipe for disaster. And yet, Aoi somehow can’t stop her heart from pounding when she’s with Shusei … 

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Vague Vague says...

The two aren't exactly the same but that would be boring right? Both are cute and funny, with good stories and characters that are pretty similar. The main characters are a bit different but in both stories they go from being really good friends to that awkward stage of "Are we just friends?" Both of the men are slightly invasive and both of the women are slightly naive...which means fun times for all! If you like one I bet you'll like the other...but the bet would be pretty small, just in case.

Lynnyalater Lynnyalater says...

Honestly both mangas were so amazing I am a big manga reader i read manga everyday and if i dont read it that day all that goes threw my head is when can i read it.anyways both are stunning L-DK though has a diffrent art style it may seem weird at first but then it after a couple chapters you dont even notice its a reall  good story.

Hibi Chouchou

Hibi Chouchou

Upon entering high school, the very quiet but extremely cute Suiren becomes the immediate center of attention among the boys, but one particular boy does not look her way. The story of a quiet girl and a quiet boy.

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lostinlalaland lostinlalaland says...

In both manga, the female protagonist is highly admired by most of the boys in her class - to which she is mostly unaffected by in both. (Surien from HC was actually affected in her past, but now she pretends not to notice the attention she receives.) The stories are quiet and slow-paced, and both the male leads wear glasses! All four of the characters are slow to realize their feelings for their counterparts as well.

FlareSenite FlareSenite says...

I think these Mangas are similar because, they are both pretty chill manga. They both are about two main characters falling in love and later being in love with one another. Both have side characters that are couples or becoming couples throughout the volumes. 

Billionaire Girl

Billionaire Girl

Takato Kei is just an ordinary college student, training for an ordinary life, when he falls onto a strange but appealing part time job. He's been hired to tutor a teenage girl at home for 10,000 yen per hour! The girl in question, Fujioka Yukari, is not a high school student, but a highly successful day trader who has already amassed 170 billion yen! Despite her money and her beautiful apartment, Kei can't help feeling that there's a certain loneliness about the cute teenage girl. She even seems embarrassed of her career, as if her obsession with the stock market and the vast amount of time she spends moving stocks makes her an otaku. Kei may be just the person she needs to help her break out of her isolated lifestyle and acquire the one thing money can't buy - happiness.

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TheFoolOnTheHill TheFoolOnTheHill says...

They both have a simmilar type of feel. The stories are quite different, but they are both romances. Billionaire Girl was faster paced because of it's length.

Kaustubh21 Kaustubh21 says...

Both these manga are focused around love and they are like a short breather from your everyday life that you can enjoy without ever getting bored!

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun

The boy of her dreams...is a girl's manga artist?! To the eyes of high school student Chiyo Sakura, classmate Umetarou Nozaki--brawny of build and brusque of tongue--is a dreamboat! When Chiyo finally works up the courage to tell Nozaki how she feels about him, she knows rejection is on the table...but getting recruited as a manga-ka's assistant?! Never in a million years! But for someone who makes a living drawing sweet girly romances, Nozaki-kun is a little slow on the uptake when it comes to matters of the heart in reality. And so Chiyo's daily life of manga making and heartache begins!

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annwfn annwfn says...

Both mangas are filled with comedy and based on romance with great characters. Both include the the main characters getting to know each other better outside of school and hiding their true personalities from other students.  

blue1r1s blue1r1s says...

The athmosfere feels more romantic in Horimiya than the more humorous Genkkan Shoujo but the sort of male-female role reveversal in both manga make it for a very good bit of fun!

Oh! Holy

Oh! Holy

A perfect school idol meets a gloomy loner boy!

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Misakilove Misakilove says...

As far as comedy goes these manga are definitely similar. Also, they both feature a romance between someone popular  and someone who is a loner, with little or no friends.

FallingIntoAutumn FallingIntoAutumn says...

They both give off a very similar comedic feel.  The main characters are also similar but not so much that you constantly compare them to each other. If you like one story your pretty likely to like the other.

Nijiiro Days

Nijiiro Days

The manga centers on a group of four male high school students who are close friends: Natsuki, Tomoya, Keiichi, and Tsuyoshi. The four boys have no club activities, and they hurry through their studies so they can spend their days having fun. Their main topic of interest: love. Natsuki has an unrequited crush on Anna, a girl from another class, and his friends keep meddling in their relationship.

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LupaLunae LupaLunae says...

Both are light-hearted, comedic, school-lifes with funny/interesting characters and a romantic plot/subplot. Both manga deal with slightly more serious topics at times, but overall are pretty light-hearted and funny.

yqndere yqndere says...

They're both very lighthearted and sweet. The kind of manga you read to laugh or to simply smile.

Last Game

Last Game

He's rich, he's smart, girls gather around him all the time, and he has always gotten first place on his exams... well, until Kujou transferred in his primary school class. She was quiet, plain, and poor, yet not once has she failed at beating Yanagi, both in academics and sports! Yanagi has made it his life goal to defeat this girl Kujou. Over the past ten years, Yanagi has followed her from elementary to middle school, from middle school to high school and even from high school to college to defeat her. Only when he decides to change the rules might he finally win! This is the story of their last game.

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RabbitHunter RabbitHunter says...

I like the character of the heroine in both manga.They're not weak and strong willed.I also like their friends who are supporting them and the hero is a handsome guy

BloodRowan BloodRowan says...

While these maga have very diffrent premises and characters they are 2 of my favorite manga and and just so brilliant and hillarious if you like one I hope you'll enjoy the other as much as I did.

Namida Usagi - Seifuku no Kataomoi

Namida Usagi - Seifuku no Kataomoi

When Momoka, a very shy girl who loves rabbits, is forced to change her seats, she finds herself at sitting at the back of the class, next to a boy she has never spoken to before, Narumi. Everyone thinks that he is strange and all of the girls are afraid of him. Why? There is a rumor that he is cursed and that the girls sitting next to him will never find love. Momoka believes in the rumor and fears him, but she gradually discovers the true Narumi and eventually new feelings are taking a hold on her. Is it friendship or... love?

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Brad Brad says...

This might seem a little strange, seeing as Horimiya is a shounen story, while Namida Usagi is most definitely more of a classical shoujo, but they're both romance stories about a girl who falls for a strange classmate. 

Th eclassmate in question is one who isn't exactly popular, looks a little strange, has some definining characteristics that make him stand out, and more above all, is pretty much misunderstood in the beginning. 

Horimiya is very obviously a shounen series, but i reckon if you enjoyed one of them then the other may be a good place to start in crossing the divide.