From the artist of Kimi ni Todoke comes another story of first love! Seventeen year old Sachi Takamura has never had a boyfriend. When Akemi, a sympathetic classmate, arranges a group date, Sachi meets the charming and magnetic Yukihiro Miyamoto. Choosing to prioritize her friendship with Akemi, Sachi resolves to cut ties with Yukihiro—but putting a brake on her feelings is harder than she expected. Will Sachi find love as she grows closer to Yukihiro's best friend, Akahoshi? And are Akemi and Yukihiro as happy as they claim to be?
About the Author
Karuho Shiina was born and raised in Hokkaido, Japan. Though Kimi ni Todoke is only her second series following many one-shot stories, it has already racked up accolades from various "Best Manga of the Year" lists. Winner of the 2008 Kodansha Manga Award for the shojo category, Kimi ni Todoke also placed fifth in the first-ever Manga Taisho (Cartoon Grand Prize) contest in 2008. In Japan, an animated TV series debuted in October 2009, and a live-action film was released in 2010.