We’re kicking off this listing with Horimiya, which began life as an unique webcomic earlier than being tailored to manga by Hagiwara Daisuke (additionally the mangaka behind the age-gap one-shot Nenene).
The central romance in Horimiya revolves across the titular characters, Hori and Miyamura. Whereas Hori places on the act of an “common, bubbly, teenage lady,” she’s secretly operating a family and taking good care of her youthful brother whereas her mom struggles to assist their household. In the meantime, the quiet and unassuming Miyamura would possibly appear like a shy geek, however actually, he’s received a insurgent facet full with tattoos and piercings!
When their secret lives crash collectively, these utter opposites discover they’ve a lot extra in widespread than they might ever have anticipated. What ensues is a beautiful love story about boundaries, identities, and expectations – together with a colourful solid of facet characters each bit as endearing as the primary leads!
Hori and Miyamura have a robust, unshakeable bond, identical to Shikimori and Izumi. Hori’s dominating, bossy facet reminds us of Shikimori, whereas Miyamura’s tendency to be a bit submissive feels fairly like Izumi. Their story is likely to be barely darker than Shikimori-san’s, however all the identical, Horimiya is a wonderful romance that reminds us that appears could be deceiving!