Manga: Kimochi no Katachi
Satsuki is a young girl who is trying to deny who she as well as the fact that the she's crushing on her fellow schoolgirl and sempai, Kano. Kano, her sempai is oblivious to Satsuki's feelings as well as her own towards Kano. Mana, Satsuki's best friend keeps trying to get Satsuki to realize her feelings for Kano and to start acting on them. Things start getting a bit complicated when the school's hunk, Kishi starts to date Kano. How will these layers of affections and self-denial ultimately end up?Kimocho no Kana is a series of Yuri Genre manga stories that was originally a series of doujinshi from the Sakuraike group but eventually ended up being published into a pair of manga volumes. The stories are idealistic but very real characterization is inserted throughout the series.
This manga contains examples of:
- Annoying Younger Sibling: Fuyuki, Satsuki's brother.
- Closet Key: Satsuki towards Kano.
- Girls Love
- Indirect Kiss: Mentioned with regards to the borrowed cell phone.
- Schoolgirl Lesbians
- Sempai/Kohai: Though this ends up being ultimately downplayed as Satsuki and Kano are only two months apart with Satsuki also being taller than Kano.
- Shipper on Deck: Mana for Satsuki/Kano.
- Transparent Closet: Both Satsuki and Kano.
- Yaoi Fangirl: A group get eavesdropped on by Satsuki in Satsuki/Kano's second chapter. Their Double Standards end up driving Satsuki further into Gayngst.