Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun is a 2008 manga series that was adapted into a Fall 2012 Anime by Brains Base.Shizuku Mizutani only has one thing in mind: getting good grades. To accomplish this goal, Shizuku has little interest in anything else. However, after delivering lesson notes to her resident delinquent classmate Haru Yoshida, the latter is convinced that they are friends. Initially, Shizuku is intimidated by such a troublesome person, but she gradually notices that Haru is actually a kind person. When Haru confesses to Shizuku, an unlikely romance begins to blossom between them.