• Previewed and promoted in VIZ Media’s Shojo Beat magazine. • An ongoing manga series in Japan—over 16 volumes with 10.7 million copies sold to date • Recent volumes debuted in Tohan Top 10 Comic rankings upon release—volume 10 reached #1 in its second week of sales and volume 11 reached #2 • Love*Com live action movie released in Japan in 2006 • Special Seventeen (Japan) Love*Com edition • Serialized in Japan’s manga anthology Bessatsu Margaret from 2001 September issue to present • Love*Com anime available in Japan. • VIZ Pictures will release the Love*Com movie February 2008. • Love*Com was made into a PS2 game in 2006 • Series popularity inspired release of drama CDs in Japan • Also published in South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, France and Italy.
Risa Koizumi is the tallest girl in class, and the last thing she wants is the humiliation of standing next to Atsushi Otoni, the shortest guy. Fate and the whole school have other ideas, and the two find themselves cast as the unwilling stars of a bizarre romantic comedy duo. Rather than bow to the inevitable, Risa and Atsushi join forces to pursue their true objects of affection. But in the quest for love, will their budding friendship become something more complex?
Risa and Ôtani are totally dating! But it's totally weird. Risa is so used to treating Ôtani like a friend that she has no idea how to act like a girlfriend. Luckily, Ôtani knows just where to go to save a failing date. Could this be happily ever after? Not if Risa's new rival has anything to say about it!