History Manga / ItazuraNaKiss

4th Jul '16 3:54:37 AM aigooooo
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* CannotSpitItOut: A lot of grief would've been avoided had Naoki simply voiced his growing feelings for Kotoko earlier.



* DefrostingIceKing: Naoki

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* DefrostingIceKing: NaokiNaoki. He personally admits that he only started to feel certain emotions after meeting Kotoko.



* GreenEyedEpiphany: [[spoiler:The prospect of Kotoko marrying Kinnosuke it's what made Naoki finally declare is love and desire to marry her]].

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* GreenEyedEpiphany: [[spoiler:The [[spoiler: The prospect of Kotoko marrying Kinnosuke it's is what made Naoki finally declare is his love and desire to marry her]].her]].
* GreenEyedmonster: Both Kotoko and Naoki suffer from this, but Naoki deserves a special mention since he tends to lash out at Kotoko when he feels threatened, sometimes even showing a downright vicious attitude.


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* PoorCommunicationKills: Naoki is often guilty of this. A lot of grief in the series could have been avoided had he simply explained the reasons behind his actions beforehand rather than letting Kotoko misunderstand.
29th May '16 7:58:22 AM Siblings-Curse
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* KissingCousins: Implied very heavily in the [[spoiler: Japanese adaptation. Rika - Naoki's cousin - claims to have loved him very much since she was little and has no trouble at all describing her 'romantic moments' with Naoki to Kotoko]]
27th May '16 5:00:32 PM addikt
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* TrainingMontage: In the live-action drama when Naoki is doing late-night tennis practice with Kotoko.
18th Oct '15 8:33:35 AM AFP
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The series' popularity has earned it a 2008 anime adaptation, a Japanese live action adaptation, two Taiwanese live action TV series, and a [[Series/PlayfulKiss Korean live action TV series]].

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The series' popularity has earned it a 2008 anime adaptation, a two Japanese live action adaptation, adaptations, two Taiwanese live action TV series, and a [[Series/PlayfulKiss Korean live action TV series]].
30th Aug '15 9:34:09 PM gwennie-chan
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* AdaptationNameChange: Sasuiko/Sahoko (manga) / Christine (anime). An interesting case. Christine and Sahoko's characters from the manga are combined together to form the Christine of the anime.

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* AdaptationNameChange: Sasuiko/Sahoko (manga) / Christine (anime). An interesting case. Christine and Sahoko's characters from ArcWelding: The anime does some serious arc welding. Also, minor arcs covered by the manga are combined together to form entirely [[TimeSkip skipped away]] into the Christine of the anime.abyss.


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* CompositeCharacter: In the anime, Christine Robbins is one of these combining the manga characters of Christine and Sahoko.
30th Aug '15 9:26:25 PM gwennie-chan
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* AdaptationNameChange: Sasuiko (manga) / Christine (anime).

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* AdaptationNameChange: Sasuiko Sasuiko/Sahoko (manga) / Christine (anime).(anime). An interesting case. Christine and Sahoko's characters from the manga are combined together to form the Christine of the anime.
28th Aug '15 7:49:49 PM gwennie-chan
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* AdaptationExpansion: Considering the [[AuthorExistenceFailure author's death]] manga was completed, most adaptations do this, especially regarding later development.

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* AdaptationExpansion: Considering the [[AuthorExistenceFailure author's death]] before the manga was completed, most adaptations do this, especially regarding later development.
28th Aug '15 7:49:30 PM gwennie-chan
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* AdaptationExpansion: Considering the [[AuthorExistenceFailure author's death]] manga was completed, most adaptations do this, especially regarding later development.
* AdaptationNameChange: Sasuiko (manga) / Christine (anime).



* LoveDodecahedron: Kotoko loves Naoki, as does his classmate Matsumoto; Kinnosuke loves Kotoko, who loves Naoki, who went out with Chris (Sasuiko in the manga), who loves Kinnosuke; and who does Naoki love? -- An interesting example of a non-closed love polygon.

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* LoveDodecahedron: Kotoko loves Naoki, as does his classmate Matsumoto; Kinnosuke loves Kotoko, who loves Naoki, who went out with Chris (Sasuiko in the manga), Chris/Sasuiko, who loves Kinnosuke; and who does Naoki love? -- An interesting example of a non-closed love polygon.
28th Aug '15 7:32:09 PM gwennie-chan
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* CampGay: Motoki, or should we say "Moto-chan".
28th Aug '15 7:30:57 PM gwennie-chan
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A manga by Kaoru Tada that debuted in 1991, ''Itazura Na Kiss'' (Also known as ''[=ItaKiss=]'') follows the story of Kotoko Aihara and Naoki Irie. Beginning in their senior year of high school, Kotoko, rejected by Naoki, the guy she likes, finds she and her father homeless after their house collapses in an earthquake due to shoddy construction. Hearing the news, her father's childhood friend invites them to stay with them. Concidentally, she finds her father's friend is Naoki's father, and comes to live in their house with her cold, distant crush.

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A manga by Kaoru Tada that debuted in 1991, ''Itazura Na Kiss'' (Also (also known as ''[=ItaKiss=]'') follows the story of Kotoko Aihara and Naoki Irie. Beginning in their senior year of high school, Kotoko, rejected by Naoki, the guy she likes, finds she and her father homeless after their house collapses in an earthquake due to shoddy construction. Hearing the news, her father's childhood friend invites them to stay with them. Concidentally, she finds her father's friend is Naoki's father, and comes to live in their house with her cold, distant crush.



* ArmorPiercingSlap: A good number of these delivered throughout the series, usually between couples.



* FirstKiss: Kotoko and Naoki manage to do this several times: the very first is an AccidentalKiss, and they later kiss in nonromantic ways before they both accept the romantic relationship and the real first kiss.

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* FirstKiss: In the manga, Kotoko and Naoki manage to do this several times: the very first is an AccidentalKiss, then non-romantic kiss, and they later kiss in nonromantic ways before they both accept the finally romantic relationship kiss. In the anime, this takes the form of a combination {{Shut Up|Kiss}} and the real first {{Take That|Kiss}} kiss.



* GoldDigger: Kotoko's friend Marina, who became a nurse JUST so she could find a rich doctor to marry.

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* GoldDigger: Kotoko's friend Marina, who became a nurse JUST so she could Marina. She went into nursing to find a rich doctor to marry.



* GreenEyedEpiphany: [[spoiler: The prospect of Kotoko marrying Kinnosuke it's what made Naoki finally declare]].

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* GreenEyedEpiphany: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The prospect of Kotoko marrying Kinnosuke it's what made Naoki finally declare]].declare is love and desire to marry her]].



* InnocentCohabitation: It starts this way, at least for Naoki. Kotoko is living with her crush, after all.

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* InnocentCohabitation: It starts this way, at least for Naoki. Naoki, but Kotoko is living with her crush, after all.



* LiveActionAdaptation: One in Japan, and two in Taiwan. They debuted well before the anime did. A new one will soon debut in Korea.

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* LiveActionAdaptation: One in Japan, and two in Taiwan. They debuted well before the anime did. A new Taiwan, and one will soon debut in Korea.



* MissingMom: Kotoko's mother has died before the start of the story, and she lives with just her father.
* {{Ojou}}: Not only is Chris Robbins rich, but her family has ties with nobility. Heck, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles,_Prince_of_Wales Charles]] was even invited to her and Kinnosuke's wedding!
* ThePatientHasLeftTheBuilding: When Yuuko Matsumoto is admitted due to a duodenal cancer or ulcer (depending on the subtitles), and is required to have surgery and rest, she refuses to listen to any doctor's orders and leaves the building,in her hospital clothes, to get to a meeting related to the company she started!

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* MissingMom: Kotoko's mother has died dies before the start time of the story, and she lives with just her father.
story. Her cause of death is never specified.
* {{Ojou}}: Not only is Chris Christine Robbins rich, but and her family has ties with nobility.mother. Heck, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles,_Prince_of_Wales Charles]] was even invited to her [[spoiler:her and Kinnosuke's wedding!
wedding]]!
* ThePatientHasLeftTheBuilding: When Yuuko Matsumoto is admitted due to a duodenal cancer or ulcer (depending on the subtitles), and is ulcer, she's required to have surgery and rest, but she refuses to listen to any doctor's orders and leaves the building,in building, in her hospital clothes, to get to a meeting related to the company she started!started.



* {{Shojo}}

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* {{Shojo}} ShoujoDemographic



** Naoki decides to change his degree to medicine. (TimeSkip of half a year)
** After Kotoko's capping ceremony, a TimeSkip of ''four years'' where we are taken to Kotoko being a fully fledged nurse.

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** Naoki decides to change his degree to medicine. (TimeSkip of half a year)
A half-year skip.
** After Kotoko's capping ceremony, a TimeSkip of it skips ''four years'' where we are taken to Kotoko being a fully fledged nurse.nurse.
** Short skips during Kotoko's [[spoiler:pregnancy]].



* UmbrellaOfTogetherness: Happened when [[spoiler: Naoki declares to Kotoko.]]
* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: Chris and her mother, Maria, both have very strange tastes in men. They apperently find guys like Kinnosuke "sexy".
** More of a general thing, but Naoki's mother wonders what girls see in Naoki's cold personality. (as do many of the other guys in the series).
** People often say something to this effect in series when they find out that Naoki [[spoiler: married Kotoko]]. Anime cut down on this a lot from the manga.

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* UmbrellaOfTogetherness: Happened Happens when [[spoiler: Naoki declares his love to Kotoko.]]
* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: WhatDoesSheSeeInHim
** PlayedForLaughs with
Chris and her mother, Maria, both have very strange tastes in men. They apperently apparently find guys like Kinnosuke "sexy".
attractive and handsome.
** More of a general thing, but Naoki's mother wonders what girls see in Naoki's cold personality. (as do many of the other guys in the series).Played straight with Kotoko loving Naoki, who starts cold, brash, and insulting.
** People often say something to this effect in series when they find out that SpearCounterpart with Naoki [[spoiler: married Kotoko]]. Anime cut down on this a lot from the manga.[[spoiler:loving and marrying]] Kotoko. Even lampshaded by Kotoko's ''father''.
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