When summer break ended, high-schooler Ichijou Hajime found out that everyone in his class but him has gotten a girlfriend or boyfriend! Hajime suddenly finds himself as a "loner," but then Ninomiya Chitose transfers into his class...!?
Bocchi na Bokura no Rennai Jijou is a nice little gem.
Sure, it's predictable. You can foresee how it would have ended from the synopsis alone but does that really matter?
It's the process of how Bocchi no Bokura came to that conclusion which makes this manga shine. It did not really do anything radical or unbelievable (no aliens, superpowers or over-the-top drama here), it just worked within it's constraints (characters and setting) to craft a very sweet ordinary love story.
What really helped Bocchi na Bokura is that it starred two non-abrasive protagonists, Hajime and Chitose. They were very believable characters. Chitose wasn't cast as some blank-dere character, she was a normal girl. Same with Hajime, he was a normal boy. And in the context of Bocchi na Bokura, they were a very snug fit.
If you're looking for a good, innocent love story, give Bocchi na Bokura no Renai Jijou a try.read more
Came on here to check for any reviews, and it turns out there wasn't any! What a shame! Why do I feel this is a shame? Because this manga deserves atleast one.
This is my first review on here so you're just gonna have to excuse the quality.
Assuming you've read the summary:
The story is about Hajime and Chitose! This story is not an original one, it's nothing you haven't seen before. The story mainly focuses on the relationship between these two characters and how it progresses.
I dont really know much about art, but my personal opinion is that the art is decent, at the very least you wont need to suffer through it.
The characters aren't really original or anything, but I have to point out it is nice not having to deal with stereotypical tsunderes! And the interaction between Hajime and Chitose is what makes it an interesting and in my opinion worthwhile manga to read.
This is the strong point of this manga, in my opinion, it is a very enjoyable manga to read, without too much drama, and so far a lot of progress in just 9 chapters, without it feeling forced. Looking forward to new chapters!
Overall 8/10 (Wanted to give it 9 but that would being way too biased!)
If you're in doubt, just read the first two chapters and give it a shot! If you don't like it then, it's probably nothing for you.read more
This is my first review, so ... yoroshiku onegaishimasu :)
*Maybe contains spoiler. But, so what? You perhaps would already know the storyline after saw the cover. Let's review.
What? It's already over?! If i recall, i just started to read this manga a couple hours, and it's over?
Of course, it just 14 chapter long, and that's what made me kinda disappointed. The premise is suprisingly interesting at first: a single boy that already left behind by all of his classmates at finding their boyfriend/girlfriend, and when he began to feel down, a cute transfer student came.
Yes, they both will fell in love each other in the middle of the story, but since the story is kinda short, the progress of their relationship was looked too fast and the girl's feeling was kinda forced to love him. If the story was continued to make it longer, i think the story would be more enjoyable. That's why i gave 8 for the story.
That's for the flaw part, in my opinion. For the other things, i gave them 9. I like this manga's art, it's beautiful. Then the characters were awesome, well-suited for its great art (especially the heroine, i think i love her hehe :D ). The characters' personalities were also good enough for short story. I absolutely enjoy reading this manga (since i want to see the heroine has more screen)
Overall, (almost) 9 out of 10, i would recommend you to read it if you like well-looking heroine and light-romance story. Trust me, your two-hours of time reading this won't be wasted.read more
Okay.. This manga is not the best. At all. But there is one thing that this manga does absolutely right. That is character relationship development in romance. It does it in the most basic way but that is not a bad thing. What I meant by that A WHOLE FUCKING LOT of romance in media generally don't even have the slightest development between characters. This however does it in the most textbook way possible and could be an example of how to do character developments right.
Let's talk about other stuff first.
STORY AND WHAT-NOT :
Okay, the premise is quiet unique. There aren't really any anime and manga that revolves around this type of thing. At least i don't think there is.... Is there? I don't fuckin' know BUT WHAT I DO KNOW, is that it is unique to me. I haven't really read anything that revolves around a classroom with all of the students already got a romantic partner. BUT THAT'S NOT THE PREMISE HERE, AL RIGHT?
The premise is that there is a dude who basically never had a girlfriend and is the only one left that is in the classroom that doesn't have a romantic partner and you all go "GEEZ WHAT A FUCKING FAG" and all that sort BUT WAIT!!.. There is a transfer student (of course there is. What school life manga nowadays doesn't have at least one transfer student?) So this girl don't have a boyfriend either and you all expect them to get together and shit, right? NOOo!!.. THEY DON'T JUST DO THAT OKAY?? What am I doing here describing the whole story, I'm not a story teller, I'm here to review that shit. So let's review that story and what-not.
So, the main story itself is good, but not anything special. It's not like it is the second fucking Koe no Katachi or anything. It is the same level as Kawaisou or something like that. The side stories like how this one girl is an otaku and when they discovered it they just accept it is kinda generic. There are other mangas that does the same thing but it doesn't really hurt the story or anything like that. The thing that hurt the manga is the way they respond to her. From what I remembered, the way they responded was REALLY fucking cheesy and that is one of the biggest flaw..... That's about it really to comment about it in terms of story........... Let's talk about the art.
The art is also good but not anything special. It is like the normal art you get on your normal generic doujinshi....... That's about it to talk about that too. Now let's talk about the characters.
The characters are where this manga really shine. All of the character are lovable and like I said before, develops properly and really well. The characters are also unique and stuff like that y'know? I have no idea how to explain the characters very well unless I read it through again but I really can't be bothered honestly. So, .... Let's talk about the character development.
Okay here is what the manga did right. They did the development really really well to the point where it could be a reference to other writers on how to do character development right. Since it is really short, it tries to make the development the best it could on such a short amount of pages and chapters. What I meant by that is that nowadays, people keep dragging the romance and the characters ended up not developing at all. Something like Nisekoi. The story keeps dragging on and on and on and ONANDONANDONDANDONDANDOAAMNDONDANDOANDANDODENAODNA UNTIL IT ALREADY BEATING A MUSH OF MEAT THAT IS USED TO BE A DEAD FUCKING HORSE.. The common knowledge that writers are suppose to have when making character develop is this: Hate each other -> starting to like each other -> like each other -> date. What Nisekoi and other drawn out series is doing is: hate each other -> nothing happened -> the girl becomes a huge tsundere -> (Insert 200+ chapters of filler here) -> END. THAT IS NOT HOW CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT SUPPOSE TO WORK!!
That's about all I have to say about this manga........... Bye I rate 10 10- ign go buy it NEXT YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAR
In all honesty, I rate this a 8/10 just because of how good the character development is. That's all. Bye.read more