The student council president, Takamine-san, is at the topmost of the school hierarchy, a god! One day, Shirota-kun accidentally saw Takamine-san's naked breasts. From then on, his school life changed. "Put my panties on for me." Shirota-kun has ended up in predicament of Takamine-san's pink colored favors.
I wrote this review 8 chapters in; the series is still ongoing at this point and there are no further chapters.
I will say the first chapter is absolutely the worst of all and the setup is ridiculous; I can see how many would be turned off by the events in the first chapter which portray Takamine as extremely unlikable — later characterization is far more favorable and he seems to have a definite soft-spot for Sirota whom he treats with a lot of tough love, but definitely with love and guides him into improving himself. His warped actions in the first chapter can be wished
away by that he was never serious about it and felt he needed to push Sirota over the edge for both his own -, and the latter's best interest.
Sirota starts out and largely remains your typical faceless, spineless, male perspective character. Though in this case a couple of things deviate from the norm: he is not "perfectly average"; he is "dismal at everything"; he is so much worse than average. He is also not "oblivious to love"; he is very much aware of Takamine's flirtatious behavior, but is doubtful and sceptical of them after the latter's actions in the first chapter; this, I feel, interestingly justifies them from a storytelling device, because all too often we have a perspective character that is obnoxiously oblivious to romantic signals that the audience is completely unaware of — in this case he is completely aware; he simply does not trust Takamine and reasonably so.
Takamine as a foil to this as character is supposedly "perfect" and admired, excellent in all things. The dynamic he has with Sirota is somewhat in between that of a tough-love parent and a romantic interest. It is clear that Takamine has had romantic feelings for Sirota for a long time, and an explanation therefore is given; Takamine acts in a sexually provocative — albeit often quite sadistic way — exploiting Sirota's nice-guy personality, reads him like a book, and plays him like a violin — nevertheless along the way giving him greater confidence in himself and having him achieve things.
The art is very good; there's no denying that. Though I personally find none of the characters particularly æsthetic, that is but a personal taste.
I started reading this series thinking that it was terrible but it got progressively better; the first chapter as said is very off-putting and portrays it as brainless fan-service, but the further one goes into the story the more complexity to both characters is revealed. Judge it not on the first chapter alone.
Right off the bat, if you're looking for a comedic ecchi that has you laughing and getting turned on at the same time, this isn't it. You're going to be rolling your eyes more than anything. The first chapter essentially sets up the entire plot. When you read it you're going to absolutely die from wondering how in the hell does someone come up with this shit. So you're probably asking yourself "Then why did you keep reading it".. Well I have to give everything a shot. Listen, Darling in the Franxx had some of the most cringey 6 starting episodes but guess who stuck
through it and cried like a bitch at the end of the season? My point is I hoped it got better, and I would say it did. You begin to see a sort of interesting dynamic between the two main characters. I'm going to keep reading to see where the author wants to lead this whole story, but I will remain firm (and I'm sure many others will too) that the plot itself is just ridiculous.
So with only 8 Chapters out I have to give this a 6/10 overall but I don't see its potential going above an 8/10 and this is best case scenario.
The set up is ludicrous mostly because for some unexplained reason everyone remains oblivious to the MC dressing the female lead in her underwear even when it is the middle of class. For the rest it's kind of funny and interesting but you have to get past the first two chapters. However, past that the plot has a lot more to do with the character dynamics and the development of the MC from the lowest
of the lowest in academic and physical ability to someone who will probably reach the top. How the plot will develop seems to be pretty obvious. The MC will gain confidence and ability thanks to the help of the female lead and in the end they will end up dating. No big surprise. Maybe her future fixing abilities will come into play as in Mirai Niki like this isn't the first time she has co-opted the MC into spending time with her.
The art is the best thing so far. It is not exceptional but a strong 8/10.
MC is bland so far but will gain a lot of development as that seems to be the central plot line. The Female lead is interesting but kind of cliché.
I'd give this a read as it is kind of entertaining but it is far from a masterpiece.