That's Why I Sigh
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That's Why I Sigh

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English: That's Why I Sigh
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Type: One-shot
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: 1
Status: Finished
Published: 2008
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Girls Love Girls Love, Romance Romance
Demographic: Josei Josei
Serialization: None
Authors: Ichijo, Yukari (Story & Art)


Score: 6.521 (scored by 341341 users)
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Ranked: #156742
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Popularity: #19665
Members: 644
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When Kyou meets the girl he has feelings for, he's both happy that he's finally fallen in love -- and sighing because she's in love with her (female) best friend.


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Dec 24, 2023
The one-shot, “That’s Why I Sigh”, was a really pleasant change of pace in contrast with the many other Yuri Dramas I read this week. To be fair, I have enjoyed everything I have reviewed up to this point, whether that enjoyment came from the success or failure of that manga as narrative, but what helps “That’s Why I Sigh” stand out among those entries is it’s restraint and grounded approach to conflict without glossing over it’s themes or simplifying its story. It was really refreshing to see a very believable lesbian character from an outside perspective even if the protagonist wasn’t necessarily my favorite, ...
Mar 22, 2009
This wasn't what i was expecting when i started to read this story, what i experienced was one of those moments where preconceived ideas are lost.

The synopsis could say a little more and be worded differently but it will either make you think yes or no. Some points to add to it are that Kyou is an attractive young man and begins to get tired sleeping with various women, he decides he wants a normal youth love. When his friend has a crush on Rena a girl from another school Kyou starts to fall for her best friend Mako who is actually in love with ...
Jan 2, 2021
Didn't work for me. The high school lothario thing is such a weird trope, and building this around the idea that sex is meaningless to him until he meets someone he's not able to have sex with is weird. Leading up to (and leaving somewhat open) the possibility that he could "convert" his crush who is a lesbian is a weird choice. It's definitely a weirder choice than having a gay character pine after a straight person. Totally different texture between those stories.

That said, I just didn't vibe with any of the other characters at all. There's no meat to the main character's best friend ...

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AlexSadist-sama - Dec 24, 2010
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