Synopsis from nihonreview.com: Upon starting her first year of high school, Takahashi Nanami, a somewhat clumsy girl, has trouble adjusting to her new life. There she meets fellow student Yano Motoharu, a well-liked, yet boorish boy and even though she finds him ambiguous and impolite at first, she quickly begins to develop feelings for him. While he is one of the most popular students in school, he is intensely hated by the girl that sits next to Takahashi in class, Yamamoto Yuri. Yano’s best friend, Takeuchi Masafumi later reveals to Takahashi that Yamamoto’s deceased sister was actually Yano’s ex-girlfriend.
One of the things I really like about the series is that the characters are well-explored. You’ll get to see deep into them which makes it easy to understand why they take certain actions. There’s a lot of really funny scenes too. I’m so inlove with Yano.
The story is realistic and relatable. A lot of times, I find myself wondering what I would do if I was in Nana’s shoes. I don’t even know how many times the series made me cry (specially the manga). There are a lot of scenes between Nana and Yano that are just heartwarming to say the least. You can always feel the emotion behind the script.
The ending is one of my most favorite scenes among all shojo series I’ve watched. I find myself playing this episode over and over. Like other series, the manga continues the story which is actually not finished yet. It broke my heart when I found out what happened to their relationship after Yano left. Sometimes, when I think about the series, an overwhelming sadness washes over me. The things Yano had to go through is just so sad. And all along, Nana had no idea but is hurting just as much.
I’m hoping for a happy ending. I want them to be together in the end. God knows that Yano deserves it. They both do.
I read somewhere that there will be a live action series for this. I can’t wait to see it. (^^,)