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Posting a bit from three chapters of the first volume of Kaguya-Sama, Love is War a series I just got into cause of the currently airing anime adaptation. This is a romantic comedy, but if you think that's not the most serious business in the world, I have one thing to say to you...

Today we will show the profile of the school, and a preamble on our combatants before moving onto our battlefields, a movie theatre and the insidious mind game, twenty-questions.

8: How do you like it, like as a person or--? -I can't answer that only yes or no questions.

9: Is it alive - that would be a yes? *blushing intensifies*

10: Is it smart, and handsome with piercing eyes and light colored hair? - yes.

Also the anime has my favourite OP of the season

Date: 2019-02-19 06:03 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] arilou_skiff
You can't mention the anime without the Chika Dance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDK-NlGq_Dk

I really love this series, the characters are so adorkable, and I love some of the minor touches and characters.

Date: 2019-02-20 02:33 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] arilou_skiff
Yeah, I can't wait to see what happens after chapter 137...

Date: 2019-02-19 05:45 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] deh_tommy
Yay, Love is War! I'm a sucker for a good love story, and I really like the twist on the 'will they/won't they' dynamic by actually having them be aware of the other's feelings (for the most part, at least) and framing their competitiveness as a Light vs. L-type game of cat-and-mouse.

Date: 2019-02-19 11:55 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] mastermahan
So it's Flirty Mind Games: The Series?

Yeah, this looks fun. Thanks for the recommendation.

Date: 2019-02-20 02:29 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] arilou_skiff
Kind of?

The characters start out as these geniuses playing mind games, but within a few chapters devolve into a pair of clueless dorks desperately trying to hide their clueless dorkiness from their crush (and often getting spectacularly bad advice from other character)

They still play mind games, mind.

Date: 2019-02-21 04:52 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] arilou_skiff
It does that a lot, there was a (mock) interview that went something like:

"Duel of war between geniuses?"
"Yes, I am sorry."

Also I think there is at least one (and I think several) points where Kaguya outright says that hiding your feelings from your crush is silly and the narrator goes "DON'T SO EASILY DISMISS THE ENTIRE PREMISE OF THE MANGA!"


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