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Hori Kyoko may seem like a normal teenage girl, but she's a completely different person after school. In her workaholic parents' absence, Hori has been like a parent for her little brother since she was young herself. Between taking care of her brother, feeding them both, and housework, she doesn't have much time for a usual teenage social life. One day, she meets someone else who does not present his true self at school: a quiet, glasses-wearing boy called Miyamura Izumi. She'd assumed he was bookish, and possibly an otaku, but Hori couldn't have been more wrong. Outside of school, Miyamura is a friendly guy with many piercings, and he's not very good at academics. Now the two of them have someone with whom they can share both halves of their lives!Horimiya is a 2011 manga series that was adapted from the 2008 webcomic Hori-san to Miyamura-kun. It is currently being serialized on Monthly G Fantasy with story by HERO (the author of the webcomic) and art by Daisuke Higawara, counting 4 volumes. The original webcomic ran from 2007 to 2008, it was later published in book form from 2008 to 2011, and adapted into an OVA titled Hori-san to Miyamura-kun -Shingakki- in 2012. Another OVA has been green-lighted and will be released in 2014. A sequel, featuring side stories titled Hori-san to Miyamura-kun Omake is still being serialized at the author's website.
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