Cat Street, Six Half Recommendations
Shoujo stories that are more realistic and almost belong in the josei category. Plot wise, they're not that similar. Only a few aspects (one really) such as trying to survive in the entertainment world.
In Cat Street, the main character goes through depression due to childhood trauma (she was a childhood actress) and spend her days lazing about until she discovers a "free school" for students with different needs and talents. She doesn't belong there….or does she?
While Six Half also deals with past trauma, the main character uses different "coping" methods. After an accident, she suffers from amnesia. Discovering her past self is less than amiable,