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{{Manga/ION}} is a ScienceFiction {{shoujo}} manga by Creator/ArinaTanemura, and her first volume-length work.

Once when she was a little girl, Ion Tsuburagi learned that by chanting the letters of her name, she could make miracles occur. Now in high school, she is a simple and cheerful girl who has a StalkerWithACrush, Kouki, who is also the student council president. She gets a big crush on Mikado Hourai, a boy who's been researching psychic powers and runs a school club on the subject. When Ion sneaks into the shed where Mikado keeps his experiments, she [[AppliedPhlebotinum touches a blue stone and gains]] the powers of telekinesis and levitation.

Soon afterward, Mikado's ex-girlfriend Ai transfers into their school, and she also has psychic powers. Mikado is unsure of his feelings toward Ion, and both wonder whether he likes her romantically or as just another experiment. Who will Mikado choose, and why does Mikado only seem to like Ion when she begins losing her powers?

Originally published in 1997, it made [=BookScan=]'s list of top 20 graphic novels for the year 2008. It has been released in Germany, Spain and America by Creator/VizMedia.

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!!This work provides examples of:

* AbsurdlyYouthfulMother: Ion's mom had her when she was only 16, and the other characters are all quite surprised to see how young she is when they meet her.
* AlmostKiss: [[spoiler: Mikado and Ion almost kiss while walking home in the rain, but Mikado stops himself when he remembers what Ai asked him about whether he liked Ion as a person or just for her psychic abilities.]]
* AppliedPhlebotinum
* ArtShift: Kiyo and Manami shift into "[[RoseOfVersailles melodramatic 70's shojo]]" style when lamenting what a BigEater Ion is. There's even a little narrator note next to them saying "who are they?"
* BishieSparkle: So much with Mikado.
* {{Bishonen}}: Mikado and Kouki.
* BornLucky: Ion. She has known a jinx since she was little that makes something good happen. She uses it often.
* BrokenPedestal: [[spoiler: Kouki]] ''used'' to be a fan of Psychic Man...until one day when he went to a live stage show and saw the actor take the helmet off behind the stage.
* [[spoiler: BroughtDownToNormal: Ion levitates her whole class in order to save them from an earthquake, which overuses her powers and causes her phlebotinum pendant to shatter. However, the last page has Ion levitating the Psychic Man plushie.]]
* BumblingDad: Genderflipped with Ion's mom, who loves Ion a lot and wants to make up for her lack of a father, but is very bumbling all the same.
* ClingyJealousGirl: Ai
* CornerOfWoe: Ion pulls this after Mikado explains his dream.
* CrashIntoHello: Ion and Mikado first meet in the manga when she jumps out a window and accidentally lands on him. Although they were already acquaintances at this point.
* DisappearedDad: Ion's father passed away when she was little.
* DoggedNiceGuy: Kouki
* DudeShesLikeInAComa: Kouki tried to kiss Ion when she was passed out from exhaustion, although she woke up before he could manage it.
* ExtremeOmnivore: Ion has a large appetite, particularly when she's depressed. It's also revealed in the end that [[spoiler: she has psychic powers because she ate a psychic-stone made by her father. It had stayed in her system all through her life, and its effects were magnified once she had come into contact with the one made by Mikado.]]
* EyelidPullTaunt: Ion does this when rebuffing Kouki's advances.
* FingerWag: Ion does this pose while sticking her tongue out when she refuses Kouki. It gets him every time.
* FragileFlower: Manami always looks like she's on the verge of tears.
* GratuitousSpanish: Adios!
* LateForSchool: Ion, a lot.
* LoveBubbles: So much. The mangaka later admitted that she used far too many frilly decoratives for the panels.
* {{Kawaiiko}}: Ai, who's more like a burikko (a girl who fakes being cute and childish) than anything.
* MeetCute
* NewOldFlame: Ai for Mikado.
* NoSenseOfPersonalSpace: Kouki, but only towards Ion.
* NonstandardCharacterDesign: Tagosaku
* NotQuiteFlight
* OldShame: Subverted in Tanemura's author's notes: "Though this early work is unskilled and embarrassing, I really like it."
* OnlySixFaces
* PluckyGirl: Ion.
* PowerCrystal: This is what gives Ion the power of flight and telekinesis.
* PowerGlows
* ThePowerOfLove
* PsychicPowers
* SayItWithHearts: Kouki does it frequently, and Ion occasionally.
* ShowWithinAShow: Psychic Man, which Mikado [[spoiler: and Kouki]] is a fan of after all of these years.
* SproutingEars: Ion sometimes sprouts cat ears and a tail when she's excited about something.
* StalkerWithACrush: Kouki
* StudentCouncilPresident: Kouki
* ThoseTwoGuys: Kiyo-chan and Manami.
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