Literature: Otoko no Ko wa Meido Fuku ga Osuki!?
The rumored cafe in town named “Cherry Girls”
4 maids work there, but they are actually the owner’s sons.
There’s no way such cute girls could be guys, you say?
No wait, there’s no way such cute girls could even exist!
Cherry Girls is the creation of Hobby Channel (Hobby Japan’s hobby blog/news site. They are also the creators of Queen's Blade
). It’s a short story series (mostly text with a few illustrations) that was announced back in early April 2008 and once a week since then have been updating their site, introducing each of the four maids/brothers and prefacing the main story with a prologue. Has a general Slice of Life
plot; WITH TRAPS!
Yes, meet the four trap-brothers:
- Nao: The beautiful eldest brother who is loved by both his brothers and everyone else.
- Yuki: The second eldest brother with a tsundere personality who is dragged into it against his will.
- Tomo: The third eldest brother who makes the dresses and teases Yuki in between.
- Rio: The youngest brother, a lively boy who really likes acting like a girl.
Has also received a manga adaptation based on the original stories.
An example of the Otokonoko Genre
Compare Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru
. Contrast Hokuto No Ken
The series provides examples of: