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Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 45
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 8, 2010 to Feb 8, 2014
Genre: Romance Romance
Demographic: Josei Josei
Serialization: Feel Young
Authors: Okazaki, Mari (Story & Art)


Score: 7.391 (scored by 965965 users)
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Ranked: #39062
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Popularity: #5182
Members: 3,848
Favorites: 56


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Aoki Kaoru is a 26-year-old woman who has never had a boyfriend. Normally unattached and unmotivated in her own life, Kaoru decides to start up a nail salon as a side business in addition to her regular job as a medical clerk. Although having a severe adversity to physical touch, she is forced to confront that fear when she meets a man who can't help but touch others.

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Aug 3, 2022
"Love really is a horrible thing" & by Mari Okazaki does not shy away from the harsh side of love and presents this as the naked truth. This slice of life follows Kaoru Aoki, an aimless 26-year-old woman who has never had a lover and embarks on a relationship with a brash man who intrigues her. It's not exactly the pretty romance you want to root for, but that's what makes it so realistic and interesting. It is a peculiar relationship, presented in a deeply introspective manner as dialogue frequently overlaps with an overflow of each character's thoughts.

The story is complex with little frivolity and ...

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