Kuchibiru Tameiki Sakura Irodrama · romance · slice of life
Both volumes are a collection of seven short stories each, revolving around an all-girl's school. The first, fifth, sixth, and seventh chapter from the first volume and the first five chapters of the second volume feature the same protagonists. This entry will reflect the Futabasha edition (published in April 2012), which has some chapters re-ordered compared to the previous (incomplete) Ichijinsha edition. Volume 1: 1. Tomodachi ja Nakute mo (Even if We're Not Friends) About two girls who were friends in junior high but end up going to different high schools. 2. Tengoku ni Ichiban Chikai Natsu (The Summer Closest to Heaven) Tells the story of a ghost who accidentally possesses a girl, then takes advantage of the situation to interact with the woman she loves. 3. Kiss to Koi to Oujisama (A Kiss, Love, and a Prince) The main character is kissed by her sempai, who is playing opposite her in the school play, and freaks out because she always imagined her first kiss would be with a boy, preferably a dashing prince. 4. Itsuka no Kono Koi (This Love From I Can't Remember When) Tells the story of one girl's unrequited love. 5. Kusuriyubi ni Kiss Shitara (If I Kiss Her Ring Finger) Nana wants to take things farther with Hitomi, but Hitomi doesn't seem interested. Meanwhile, Nana's failed her midterms, and she uses the make-up tests as an excuse to avoid Hitomi. 6. Chocolate Kiss Kiss Valentine's Day is coming up, bringing both sweet and sad memories for Nana and Hitomi. 7. Tsuki ni Negai wo (Wishing on the Moon) Can Nana and Hitomi manage to balance their relationship with the other demands on their time? Volume 2: 1. Naisho no Koibito (Secret Girlfriends) 2. Classmates 3. Arashi no Mae (Before the Storm) 4. Honki no Iede (Running Away...For Real) 5. Watashi-tachi no Monogatari (Our Story) 6. Kuchibiru ni Cherries (Cherries For Your Lips) Tells the story of a girl who's in love with her best friend. 7. Honto no Kimochi (Real Love) About a pure-hearted writer who is baffled when an underclassman suddenly confesses her feelings to her.