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* LecherousStepparent: Hinako's abuser was her stepdad.



* ParentalIncest: Hinako's abuser was her stepdad.


* FragileFlower: Hinako again.


* UnstoppableRage: When Daisuke finds [[spoiler:a lowfife attempting to rape Hinako again in an alley]] he goes ''mental,'' nearly [[spoiler:''beating the creep to death'' with a 2x4]]. Hinako needs to give him an emergency CooldownHug to prevent [[spoiler:murder being done]].

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* UnstoppableRage: When Daisuke finds [[spoiler:a a lowfife attempting to rape Hinako again in an alley]] alley he goes ''mental,'' nearly [[spoiler:''beating ''beating the creep to death'' with a 2x4]]. 2x4. Hinako needs to give him an emergency CooldownHug to prevent [[spoiler:murder murder being done]].done. When she points out Daisuke's about to kill him, he even argues that the guy deserves to die.

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* UnstoppableRage: When Daisuke finds [[spoiler:a lowfife attempting to rape Hinako again in an alley]] he goes ''mental,'' nearly [[spoiler:''beating the creep to death'' with a 2x4]]. Hinako needs to give him an emergency CooldownHug to prevent [[spoiler:murder being done]].


* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Kazuki and Daisuke's relationship isn't the worst example, but her abuse of him (stalking, verbal abuse, harassment, false accusations, manipulation, etc) is treated as nothing more than an annoyance by most of the characters. Izumi seems to be the only character with anywhere near the appropriate attitude to this behaviour. Particularly off-putting when one considers that the story as a whole revolves around Hinako's attempts to recover from abuse.

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* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Kazuki and Daisuke's relationship isn't the worst example, but her abuse of him (stalking, verbal abuse, harassment, false accusations, manipulation, etc) is treated as nothing more than an annoyance by most of the characters. Izumi seems to be the only character with anywhere near the appropriate attitude to this behaviour. Particularly off-putting when one considers that the story as a whole revolves around Hinako's attempts to recover from abuse. The series also counts as this towards its SpearCounterpart ''Manga/GirlsSaurus'', which plays Shingo's gynophobia for comedy.





* RapeLeadsToInsanity: on the border in some ways. While Hinako is far from "insane", she quite understandably suffers from a number of psychological problems, including androphobia[[note]]fear of men[[/note]], male-specific haphephobia[[note]]fear of touch[[/note]], gymnophobia[[note]]fear of being seen nude(due to her scar in this case)[[/note]], and learned helplessness[[note]]a tendency to shut down and let bad things happen as a result of repeatedly being unable to stop similar trauma in the past[[/note]]. Though Hinako at one point says that immediately following rape a person would not be completely calm and in control, the manga doesn't really suggest that lacking these problems would make her less of a victim; it simply makes clear that none of these things should be at all surprising in the wake of such prolonged abuse.

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* RapeLeadsToInsanity: on On the border in some ways. While Hinako is far from "insane", she quite understandably suffers from a number of psychological problems, including androphobia[[note]]fear of men[[/note]], male-specific haphephobia[[note]]fear of touch[[/note]], gymnophobia[[note]]fear of being seen nude(due to her scar in this case)[[/note]], and learned helplessness[[note]]a tendency to shut down and let bad things happen as a result of repeatedly being unable to stop similar trauma in the past[[/note]]. Though Hinako at one point says that immediately following rape a person would not be completely calm and in control, the manga doesn't really suggest that lacking these problems would make her less of a victim; it simply makes clear that none of these things should be at all surprising in the wake of such prolonged abuse.


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* TragicStillbirth: [[HopeSpot Much]] is made out of [[spoiler:Daisuke's sister]] having a baby. Alas, the baby turns out to be a stillborn.


** Though Hinako's mother could never make up for what her daughter went through, props to her when she finally accepts the truth and chases the stepfather out of the house with a knife.

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** Though Hinako's mother could never make up for what her daughter went through, props to her when eventually she finally accepts the truth and chases the stepfather out of the house with a knife.



* BabiesMakeEverythingBetter: In Daisuke's ImagineSpot in volume 3, anyway. The series as a whole [[spoiler: completely, utterly averts it. Oh God, Izumi!]]

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* BabiesMakeEverythingBetter: In Daisuke's ImagineSpot in volume 3, anyway. The series as a whole [[spoiler: completely, utterly averts it. Oh God, Izumi!]]]]



* BerserkerTears: When Daisuke beats the ever-loving ''shit'' out of a thug who [[AttemptedRape attempted to rape]] Hinako. He's mortified for "looking so uncool" in front of her, but she's clearly touched.

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* BerserkerTears: When Daisuke beats the ever-loving ''shit'' out of up a thug who [[AttemptedRape attempted to rape]] Hinako. He's mortified for "looking so uncool" in front of her, but she's clearly touched.



%% LuminescentBlush: Oh, Daisuke.



%% RapeAsDrama: Milked for ''all'' it's worth.



* SocialServicesDoesNotExist: A horribly abused 15-year-old is allowed to run off and live on her own for a year? Really?

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* SocialServicesDoesNotExist: A horribly abused 15-year-old is allowed to run off and live on her own for a year? Really? year.


Kusunoki reveals, in the last volume, that [[spoiler:most of the manga was inspired in her ''own'' stillbirth; fortunately, she had two healthy kids afterward]].

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Kusunoki reveals, in the last volume, that [[spoiler:most most of the manga was inspired in her ''own'' stillbirth; fortunately, she had two healthy kids afterward]].
afterward.


** Kazuki is a milder example; some of her treatment of Daisuke, especially the false rape accusation, would generally be enough to warrant police attention, let alone that of the school authorities. However, this is sadly also [[TruthInTelevision Truth In Manga]], because women and girls getting off scott-free for making false rape accusations is quite common.

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** Kazuki is a milder example; some of her treatment of Daisuke, especially the false rape accusation, would generally be enough to warrant police attention, let alone that of the school authorities. However, this is sadly also [[TruthInTelevision Truth In Manga]], because women and girls getting off scott-free for making false rape accusations is quite common.far from unheard of.


** Kazuki is a milder example, some of her treatment of Daisuke, especially the false rape accusation, would generally be enough to warrant police attention, let alone that of the school authorities.

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** Kazuki is a milder example, example; some of her treatment of Daisuke, especially the false rape accusation, would generally be enough to warrant police attention, let alone that of the school authorities.authorities. However, this is sadly also [[TruthInTelevision Truth In Manga]], because women and girls getting off scott-free for making false rape accusations is quite common.

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* KnowWhenToFoldEm: Kazuki finally admits defeat on learning that Daisuke knew Hinako's past all along and still fell in love in her. Not that it stops her from waiting for them to break up.


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* RescueRomance: Hinako starts falling in love with Daisuke after he saves her from an AttemptedRape.


* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Hinako and Daisuke are together at the end. Kazuki and Yuzu accept this and step aside. But ''no one'', including the couple themselves, expects the relationship to last, both of them feeling the other could do better,]] although thankfully it's left up in the air and ''really'' depends on what you think will happen.

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Hinako and Daisuke are together at the end. Kazuki and Yuzu accept this and step aside. But ''no one'', including the couple themselves, expects the relationship to last, [[IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy both of them feeling the other could do better,]] better]],]] although thankfully it's left up in the air and ''really'' depends on what you think will happen.


* AdultsAreUseless: Hinako's mother is in denial about her abuse for a LONG time. Contrast that with Daisuke's [[OpenMindedParent mother]], Nana.

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* AdultsAreUseless: AdultsAreUseless:
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Hinako's mother is in denial about her abuse for a LONG time. Contrast that with Daisuke's [[OpenMindedParent mother]], Nana.



* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Subverted by [[spoiler:Yuzu]], but eventually played straight.
** Daisuke, throughout the manga. He gradually comes to develop a crush on Hinako, but resolves himself to secrecy when she flat-out tells him the reason she's (relatively) comfortable with him is that he doesn't see her "as a woman". He spends most of the manga terrified that she'll fear him if she finds out he's in love with her.
* KarmaHoudini: Beyond being chased out of the Aikawa house, Nagashima is never punished for his crimes. As we all know, this is sadly [[TruthInTelevision Truth In Manga]].
** Kazuki is a milder example, some of her treatment of Daisuke (especially the false rape accusation) would generally be enough to warrant police attention, let alone that of the school authorities.

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* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy:
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Subverted by [[spoiler:Yuzu]], when she initially makes an attempt to turn Daisuke from Hinako, but eventually played straight.
straight that Daisuke truly cares about her.
** Daisuke, throughout the manga. He gradually comes to develop a crush on Hinako, but resolves himself to secrecy when she flat-out tells him the reason she's (relatively) relatively comfortable with him is that he doesn't see her "as a woman". He spends most of the manga terrified that she'll fear him if she finds out he's in love with her.
* KarmaHoudini: KarmaHoudini:
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Beyond being chased out of the Aikawa house, Nagashima is never punished for his crimes. As we all know, this is sadly [[TruthInTelevision Truth In Manga]].
** Kazuki is a milder example, some of her treatment of Daisuke (especially Daisuke, especially the false rape accusation) accusation, would generally be enough to warrant police attention, let alone that of the school authorities.



* LuminescentBlush: Oh, Daisuke.
* MomentOfWeakness: When Hinako obliviously drops a JustFriends on Daisuke, he angrily blurts out he knows her dark secret. Lucky for all involved, she wasn't listening to him at that precise moment. He still feels horrible for even doing so afterwards.

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* %% LuminescentBlush: Oh, Daisuke.
* MomentOfWeakness: MomentOfWeakness:
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When Hinako obliviously drops a JustFriends on Daisuke, he angrily blurts out he knows her dark secret. Lucky for all involved, she wasn't listening to him at that precise moment. He still feels horrible for even doing so afterwards.



* RapeAsBackstory: Guess who.
* RapeAsDrama: Milked for ALL it's worth.

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* RapeAsBackstory: Guess who.
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Daisuke discovering Hinako's past is the event that kicks off the entire plot.
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RapeAsDrama: Milked for ALL ''all'' it's worth.


* [[spoiler: BittersweetEnding]]: [[spoiler: Hinako and Daisuke are together at the end. Kazuki and Yuzu accept this and step aside. But ''no one'', including the couple themselves, expects the relationship to last, both of them feeling the other could do better,]] although thankfully it's left up in the air and ''really'' depends on what you think will happen.

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* [[spoiler: BittersweetEnding]]: BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Hinako and Daisuke are together at the end. Kazuki and Yuzu accept this and step aside. But ''no one'', including the couple themselves, expects the relationship to last, both of them feeling the other could do better,]] although thankfully it's left up in the air and ''really'' depends on what you think will happen.



* {{Confessional}}

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* %%* {{Confessional}}



* [[{{Woobie/Anime}} The Woobie]]: Hinako, too.


* TomboyishSidetails: Yuzu, as a contrast to Kazuki, with whom she frequently shares scenes.

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