Shuusei Kugayama is the “prince” of his high school, but he always turns down confessions—including one from Aoi Nishimori’s best friend. Although she initially hates him for this, when Shuusei moves in next door to Aoi, who lives alone, she starts thinking that he might not be such a bad guy after all…

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Dengeki Daisy


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I recall my initial thoughts on Dengeki Daisy as I first came across its information page: Another overrated shoujo manga with a simple plot and the cliche catch phrase “I’ll protect you”.

Oh, how wrong was I.

Shoujo is known for its obscenely perfect guys as well as the air-headed heroines who fall for them. On the outside, our cast here seems to be no exception. However, the protagonists contain a surprisingly high amount of depth. In essence, we follow the lives of two characters at the same time. Teru, who is cheered on by a text-friend whom she has never met, and Kurosaki, who lives a double-life of a school janitor and a hacker. Teru is a girl with a strong will and great sense of justice. She also maintains the common sense that shoujo girls tend to lack. Kurosaki protects Teru behind the shadows, both insuring her safety and comforting her when she feels down. Behind his cruel, extortionist attitude, lies a side of him that is kind, determined, and thoughtful. What is really special about this situation is the fact that we know more–yet less–than both of the main characters. More

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