Kare Wa Kanojo provides examples of:
- Abusive Parents: Sakura's father.
- Earn Your Happy Ending: They all make it at the end.
- Even the Guys Want Him / Even the Girls Want Her: Sakura, liked by either you or Rika.
- Gayngst: Falling in love with a heterosexual.
- I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: Sakura
- Slap-Slap-Kiss: The relationship with Rika.
- Transsexual: Sakura.