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Kei is a lesbian who can't seem to find a girl to be in a serious relationship. Her mom disapproves of her sexuality, so she sends her to an all-boys school in hopes that she'll get married to a boy eventually.

HilarityEnsues. Well, sorta.

The series is created by Creator/AkiArata and licensed by Digital Manga Publishing under the name ''The Beautiful Skies of Houou High''. The print release appears to have been dropped after the 1st volume, due to the ''sheer amount'' of ValuesDissonance. However, the full series was released for Kindle.

Compare to ''Manga/MariaHolic'', which has a similar premise but is even more comedic and lacks romance.

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!!This series contains examples of:

* {{Abusive Parent|s}}: Kei's mom hits her and tells her to 'go find yourself a guy like a normal girl would!' in the first chapter. [[spoiler: Luckily Kei's dad loves her]]. [[FridgeHorror It's also implied the author approves of the mom's behaviour]].
* AmbiguouslyGay: It's hard to tell whether Kei's a lesbian, [[AmbiguouslyBi bisexual]], or just confused and afraid of men. It's not as ambiguous if you're familiar with the Japanese stereotype that lesbians are just women who were hurt by men in the past.
* ArtEvolution: Kei looked more masculine originally
* AttractiveBentGender: Kei, and Merry as well.
%%* {{Bifauxnen}}: Kei
* TheBully: Yui. Others think that Kousuke is this, but he's a real NiceGuy.
* ButchLesbian: Kei. Probably.
* ButtMonkey: Kei was probably intended to be this. She however comes across as a gigantic {{woobie}}.
* CastFullOfPrettyBoys: Well, it's a shojo manga.
* CerebusSyndrome: Two things that happen around Chapter 14 turns the story from a shameless comedic SadistShow into its {{Deconstruction}}:
** Yui becomes distant with his friends, and when Kei tries to comfort him, he [[spoiler:says that he hates her. It turns out that the two are once connected in the past...]]
** The introduction, or rather ''re''introduction of Kei's dad. Specifically, Kei's dad, who is initially seen to be on a ParentalNeglect-basis with his daughter, [[spoiler: turns out to be [[PapaWolf very, very protective of her]] than many others (including ''his own wife'') thought.]]
* [[ClingyJealousGirl Clingy Jealous Boy]]: Yui sometimes ''physically'' clings to Kei, and doesn't like her getting close to other students.
* CureYourGays: The premise. Like ''Manga/MariaHolic'' but played '''dead serious'''.
* DoesNotLikeMen: Kei initially.
* EmbarrassingNickname: Barfing Prince. [[spoiler: Turns into Barfing Princess in the epilogue, after Houou Academy goes co-ed.]]
* EnfanteTerrible: Nao and Mao, the school director's nephews. Despite being only 11 years old, they've engaged in plenty of psychotic behavior. Kei's younger sibling as well. While the age is not clear, this child is the springboard for all the abusive and downright criminal behavior that Kei's mother puts her through. With Kei's father being completely resigned to it.
* FaceOfAThug: Kousuke, which is bad for him, since he probably has the [[GentleGiant most gentle heart]] in the cast.
* FelonyMisdemeanor: Being a lesbian.
* FemaleMisogynist: The mom. Made more disturbing by the fact that the mangaka, and Kei's younger sibling, seems to agree with her views.
%%* ForgottenChildhoodFriend: [[spoiler: Kei and Yui.]]
%%* GenderBlenderName: Kei's.
* GoldDigger: What Kei's mother really is. She has stated, on numerous occasions, that she wants Kei to marry a ''rich'' man, so she can "enjoy the benefits."
* HenpeckedHusband: Kei's father[[spoiler:...[[SubvertedTrope isn't]]. It turns out that he doesn't know that Houou Academy is an all-boy school, since, like Kei, he thinks that it's co-ed, which is why he's initially laid-back. When he finds out the truth, he...[[WhatTheHellHero doesn't take it well]]]].
* HeteronormativeCrusader: Several characters.
* HiddenDepths: Kousuke loves Usasy the chibi-stripper-bunny and keeps an Usasy handkerchief on him at all times.
* HypocriticalHeartwarming: Yui is the only one allowed to make fun of Kei.
* IfItsYouItsOkay: Kirie and [[spoiler: eventually Kei]] towards Yui.
* IncompatibleOrientation: Kirie and Yui. [[spoiler: Also Yui and Kei [[IfItsYouItsOkay until the end.]]]]
* IWantGrandkids: Kei's mom, so much that she sends her daughter to an all-boys school to see if she'll become Straight.
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler: Kei's mother never gets any repercussion for screwing up her daughter twice. She does get a mild WhatTheHellHero from her husband, but that's it. And no, she never changes her mind about the whole HeteronormativeCrusader thing, either.]] Contrast this with [[spoiler: Ooshima, who's intimidated into changing Houou Academy into a co-ed school after his selfish goal is revealed.]]
* ManipulativeBastard: Yui.
* MasterOfDisguise: Merry, slightly going into WholesomeCrossdresser territory.
* MumLooksLikeASister: Both of Kei's parents are absurdly youthful. Kei's father in particular looks less like a father and more like her HalfIdenticalTwin brother. Yui's father at least has wrinkles around his eyes.
* MyBelovedSmother: Kei's mother, ''dear god''. Not only the fiasco about transferring her to an all-boy scene, Kei's hatred of men [[spoiler: is indirectly caused by her as well, since she was the one who sent her to a sumo wrestling camp for boys that caused so much stress on her]]. [[spoiler: Her husband]] actually calls her out the horrible consequence this will inflict on Kei.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Yui [[spoiler: in the past, when he hit Kei and caused her to run away and (probably) break their friendship for good]].
* NiceGuy: Kousuke is one of the nicest, if not THE nicest male character.
* NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler:When he met with Kei's mother, Yui realizes that Kei is just as screwed up as he is because of their parents, even if through different methods: he is screwed because his father [[ParentalNeglect neglected him]], while Kei is screwed because of just how [[MyBelovedSmother smothering her mother is]].]]
* OffModel:
** Kei's "yaoi hand" when arguing with her mother who demands she get a boyfriend.
** Yui has a bad habit of dislocating his index finger when he points in the audience's direction.
* PapaWolf: [[spoiler: Kei's dad gets a streak of this towards any males that get close to his daughter.]]
* ParentalNeglect: [[spoiler: Yui's father neglects him because, ironically, he is still unprepared in becoming a single father.]]
* PoesLaw: The over-the-top homophobia and misogyny has made some readers wonder if this is the case. It helps that very little is actually known about the mangaka (just the gender, her other works, and that's it) In one of her other works, ''Fetish Berry'', there's a character who enjoys the YaoiGenre. One has to wonder if this is a parody of the fujoshi fandom or if she's really okay with homosexuality... [[DoubleStandard or if she's really okay with homosexuality between men only]].
* RealityEnsues: Kei's mother somehow thinks that just with her sole approval Kei will enter the Houou Academy without any hindrance, even though Kei still has both of her parents, as Kei's dad seems to be your typical HenpeckedHusband. [[spoiler: He's not. Kei's dad is much more independent-minded than what he appears to be. And he's ''furious'' that his daughter doesn't even have a say on the matter. Cue CerebusSyndrome.]]
* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: Referenced to. Characters say that Kei's previous girlfriends only were dating her due to her boyish looks and "Cool Guy" personality, and that they were just caught up in a fad.
%%** IncompatibleOrientation
%%* SadistShow: Mother of God.
%%* SandInMyEyes: [[spoiler: Yui.]]
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections: All over the place. Kei's mom colludes with Yui to get Kei sent to an all-boys school. Yui pulls his father's strings (the highest paying contributor to the school) to get his way. Merry uses his influence to make the actual doctor late, so he can impersonate a nurse when the students are supposed to be getting their physicals... about the only characters who don't use this trope are Kei, who's the resident {{Woobie}} and Kousuke, who's a NiceGuy with a FaceOfAThug.
* SituationalSexuality: What Kei's mom hopes will happen by sending her lesbian daughter to an all boy's school.
* SkewedPriorities: The school director is far, far more concerned about the school's appearance and image than he is about the actual students.
* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: Kei, though it frequently crosses into DudeNotFunny territory.
* StayInTheKitchen: The manga's perceived {{Aesop}} (unless PoesLaw is involved}
* StrongFamilyResemblance: Kei looks a lot like her dad. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by Okazaki.
%%* SweetPollyOliver: Kei
* SweetOnPollyOliver: Several characters.
%%* {{Token Mini Moe}}s: The twins.
* TooKinkyToTorture: Kirie is a masochist who very desperately wants Yui's attention. And by attention, we mean 'physical abuse'.
* TragicBigot: Kei is allergic to men because [[spoiler: her mother once sent her to an all-boy sumo wrestling camp that terrified her]].
* TraumaCongaLine: Poor Kei. In the first 16 years of her life, she has to endure such woes as, in chronological order: [[spoiler: being sent to an all-boy sumo wrestling camp that caused her fear of men, befriending Yui only to receive a slap from him,]] being rejected by her potential girlfriend and then sent to an all-boy academy just because her mother doesn't like her men-hatred and gayness, having to endure being humiliated multiple times and receiving numerous physical threats, plus having to hold remorse because of the fact that she can't tell her identity to others she grows to adore. Just when she has grown attached to them all, [[spoiler: she is almost forced home.]] Luckily, [[spoiler: her school finally decides to change themselves into a co-ed, allowing her to attend again.]]
* UnsoundEffect: Used in conjunction with normal sound effects.
* WhatTheHellHero: [[spoiler: Kei's father calls out his wife hard after he learns the true nature of Houou Academy. She undergoes a well-deserved (well, for Kei and the readers at least) HeroicBSOD.]]
* WhyDidYouMakeMeHitYou: Kei's entire relationship with her mother is this. And it's ''PlayedForLaughs''. For those at home, this is what psychologists would call emotional abuse.
* WouldHitAGirl: Yui, albeit mostly PlayedForLaughs. The time [[spoiler: when he hit Kei during childhood]] isn't, though.
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Kei is a lesbian who can't seem to find a girl to be in a serious relationship. Her mom disapproves of her sexuality, so she sends her to an all-boys school in hopes that she'll get married to a boy eventually.

HilarityEnsues. Well, sorta.

The series is created by Creator/AkiArata and licensed by Digital Manga Publishing under the name ''The Beautiful Skies of Houou High''. The print release appears to have been dropped after the 1st volume, due to the ''sheer amount'' of ValuesDissonance. However, the full series was released for Kindle.

Compare to ''Manga/MariaHolic'', which has a similar premise but is even more comedic and lacks romance.

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!!This series contains examples of:

* {{Abusive Parent|s}}: Kei's mom hits her and tells her to 'go find yourself a guy like a normal girl would!' in the first chapter. [[spoiler: Luckily Kei's dad loves her]]. [[FridgeHorror It's also implied the author approves of the mom's behaviour]].
* AmbiguouslyGay: It's hard to tell whether Kei's a lesbian, [[AmbiguouslyBi bisexual]], or just confused and afraid of men. It's not as ambiguous if you're familiar with the Japanese stereotype that lesbians are just women who were hurt by men in the past.
* ArtEvolution: Kei looked more masculine originally
* AttractiveBentGender: Kei, and Merry as well.
%%* {{Bifauxnen}}: Kei
* TheBully: Yui. Others think that Kousuke is this, but he's a real NiceGuy.
* ButchLesbian: Kei. Probably.
* ButtMonkey: Kei was probably intended to be this. She however comes across as a gigantic {{woobie}}.
* CastFullOfPrettyBoys: Well, it's a shojo manga.
* CerebusSyndrome: Two things that happen around Chapter 14 turns the story from a shameless comedic SadistShow into its {{Deconstruction}}:
** Yui becomes distant with his friends, and when Kei tries to comfort him, he [[spoiler:says that he hates her. It turns out that the two are once connected in the past...]]
** The introduction, or rather ''re''introduction of Kei's dad. Specifically, Kei's dad, who is initially seen to be on a ParentalNeglect-basis with his daughter, [[spoiler: turns out to be [[PapaWolf very, very protective of her]] than many others (including ''his own wife'') thought.]]
* [[ClingyJealousGirl Clingy Jealous Boy]]: Yui sometimes ''physically'' clings to Kei, and doesn't like her getting close to other students.
* CureYourGays: The premise. Like ''Manga/MariaHolic'' but played '''dead serious'''.
* DoesNotLikeMen: Kei initially.
* EmbarrassingNickname: Barfing Prince. [[spoiler: Turns into Barfing Princess in the epilogue, after Houou Academy goes co-ed.]]
* EnfanteTerrible: Nao and Mao, the school director's nephews. Despite being only 11 years old, they've engaged in plenty of psychotic behavior. Kei's younger sibling as well. While the age is not clear, this child is the springboard for all the abusive and downright criminal behavior that Kei's mother puts her through. With Kei's father being completely resigned to it.
* FaceOfAThug: Kousuke, which is bad for him, since he probably has the [[GentleGiant most gentle heart]] in the cast.
* FelonyMisdemeanor: Being a lesbian.
* FemaleMisogynist: The mom. Made more disturbing by the fact that the mangaka, and Kei's younger sibling, seems to agree with her views.
%%* ForgottenChildhoodFriend: [[spoiler: Kei and Yui.]]
%%* GenderBlenderName: Kei's.
* GoldDigger: What Kei's mother really is. She has stated, on numerous occasions, that she wants Kei to marry a ''rich'' man, so she can "enjoy the benefits."
* HenpeckedHusband: Kei's father[[spoiler:...[[SubvertedTrope isn't]]. It turns out that he doesn't know that Houou Academy is an all-boy school, since, like Kei, he thinks that it's co-ed, which is why he's initially laid-back. When he finds out the truth, he...[[WhatTheHellHero doesn't take it well]]]].
* HeteronormativeCrusader: Several characters.
* HiddenDepths: Kousuke loves Usasy the chibi-stripper-bunny and keeps an Usasy handkerchief on him at all times.
* HypocriticalHeartwarming: Yui is the only one allowed to make fun of Kei.
* IfItsYouItsOkay: Kirie and [[spoiler: eventually Kei]] towards Yui.
* IncompatibleOrientation: Kirie and Yui. [[spoiler: Also Yui and Kei [[IfItsYouItsOkay until the end.]]]]
* IWantGrandkids: Kei's mom, so much that she sends her daughter to an all-boys school to see if she'll become Straight.
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler: Kei's mother never gets any repercussion for screwing up her daughter twice. She does get a mild WhatTheHellHero from her husband, but that's it. And no, she never changes her mind about the whole HeteronormativeCrusader thing, either.]] Contrast this with [[spoiler: Ooshima, who's intimidated into changing Houou Academy into a co-ed school after his selfish goal is revealed.]]
* ManipulativeBastard: Yui.
* MasterOfDisguise: Merry, slightly going into WholesomeCrossdresser territory.
* MumLooksLikeASister: Both of Kei's parents are absurdly youthful. Kei's father in particular looks less like a father and more like her HalfIdenticalTwin brother. Yui's father at least has wrinkles around his eyes.
* MyBelovedSmother: Kei's mother, ''dear god''. Not only the fiasco about transferring her to an all-boy scene, Kei's hatred of men [[spoiler: is indirectly caused by her as well, since she was the one who sent her to a sumo wrestling camp for boys that caused so much stress on her]]. [[spoiler: Her husband]] actually calls her out the horrible consequence this will inflict on Kei.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Yui [[spoiler: in the past, when he hit Kei and caused her to run away and (probably) break their friendship for good]].
* NiceGuy: Kousuke is one of the nicest, if not THE nicest male character.
* NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler:When he met with Kei's mother, Yui realizes that Kei is just as screwed up as he is because of their parents, even if through different methods: he is screwed because his father [[ParentalNeglect neglected him]], while Kei is screwed because of just how [[MyBelovedSmother smothering her mother is]].]]
* OffModel:
** Kei's "yaoi hand" when arguing with her mother who demands she get a boyfriend.
** Yui has a bad habit of dislocating his index finger when he points in the audience's direction.
* PapaWolf: [[spoiler: Kei's dad gets a streak of this towards any males that get close to his daughter.]]
* ParentalNeglect: [[spoiler: Yui's father neglects him because, ironically, he is still unprepared in becoming a single father.]]
* PoesLaw: The over-the-top homophobia and misogyny has made some readers wonder if this is the case. It helps that very little is actually known about the mangaka (just the gender, her other works, and that's it) In one of her other works, ''Fetish Berry'', there's a character who enjoys the YaoiGenre. One has to wonder if this is a parody of the fujoshi fandom or if she's really okay with homosexuality... [[DoubleStandard or if she's really okay with homosexuality between men only]].
* RealityEnsues: Kei's mother somehow thinks that just with her sole approval Kei will enter the Houou Academy without any hindrance, even though Kei still has both of her parents, as Kei's dad seems to be your typical HenpeckedHusband. [[spoiler: He's not. Kei's dad is much more independent-minded than what he appears to be. And he's ''furious'' that his daughter doesn't even have a say on the matter. Cue CerebusSyndrome.]]
* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: Referenced to. Characters say that Kei's previous girlfriends only were dating her due to her boyish looks and "Cool Guy" personality, and that they were just caught up in a fad.
%%** IncompatibleOrientation
%%* SadistShow: Mother of God.
%%* SandInMyEyes: [[spoiler: Yui.]]
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections: All over the place. Kei's mom colludes with Yui to get Kei sent to an all-boys school. Yui pulls his father's strings (the highest paying contributor to the school) to get his way. Merry uses his influence to make the actual doctor late, so he can impersonate a nurse when the students are supposed to be getting their physicals... about the only characters who don't use this trope are Kei, who's the resident {{Woobie}} and Kousuke, who's a NiceGuy with a FaceOfAThug.
* SituationalSexuality: What Kei's mom hopes will happen by sending her lesbian daughter to an all boy's school.
* SkewedPriorities: The school director is far, far more concerned about the school's appearance and image than he is about the actual students.
* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: Kei, though it frequently crosses into DudeNotFunny territory.
* StayInTheKitchen: The manga's perceived {{Aesop}} (unless PoesLaw is involved}
* StrongFamilyResemblance: Kei looks a lot like her dad. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by Okazaki.
%%* SweetPollyOliver: Kei
* SweetOnPollyOliver: Several characters.
%%* {{Token Mini Moe}}s: The twins.
* TooKinkyToTorture: Kirie is a masochist who very desperately wants Yui's attention. And by attention, we mean 'physical abuse'.
* TragicBigot: Kei is allergic to men because [[spoiler: her mother once sent her to an all-boy sumo wrestling camp that terrified her]].
* TraumaCongaLine: Poor Kei. In the first 16 years of her life, she has to endure such woes as, in chronological order: [[spoiler: being sent to an all-boy sumo wrestling camp that caused her fear of men, befriending Yui only to receive a slap from him,]] being rejected by her potential girlfriend and then sent to an all-boy academy just because her mother doesn't like her men-hatred and gayness, having to endure being humiliated multiple times and receiving numerous physical threats, plus having to hold remorse because of the fact that she can't tell her identity to others she grows to adore. Just when she has grown attached to them all, [[spoiler: she is almost forced home.]] Luckily, [[spoiler: her school finally decides to change themselves into a co-ed, allowing her to attend again.]]
* UnsoundEffect: Used in conjunction with normal sound effects.
* WhatTheHellHero: [[spoiler: Kei's father calls out his wife hard after he learns the true nature of Houou Academy. She undergoes a well-deserved (well, for Kei and the readers at least) HeroicBSOD.]]
* WhyDidYouMakeMeHitYou: Kei's entire relationship with her mother is this. And it's ''PlayedForLaughs''. For those at home, this is what psychologists would call emotional abuse.
* WouldHitAGirl: Yui, albeit mostly PlayedForLaughs. The time [[spoiler: when he hit Kei during childhood]] isn't, though.
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* {{Bifauxnen}}: Kei

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* ForgottenChildhoodFriend: [[spoiler: Kei and Yui.]]
* GenderBlenderName: Kei's.

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** IncompatibleOrientation
* SadistShow: Mother of God.
* SandInMyEyes: [[spoiler: Yui.]]

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* SweetPollyOliver: Kei

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* {{Token Mini Moe}}s: The twins.

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* %%* {{Token Mini Moe}}s: The twins.


* HypocriticalHeartwarming: [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/houou_gakuen_misoragumi/v03/c016/23.html Yui is the only one allowed to make fun of Kei.]]

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* HypocriticalHeartwarming: [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/houou_gakuen_misoragumi/v03/c016/23.html Yui is the only one allowed to make fun of Kei.]]



* NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler: When he met with Kei's mother, Yui realizes that Kei is just as screwed up as he is because of their parents, even if through different methods: he is screwed because his father [[ParentalNeglect neglected him]], while Kei is screwed because of just how [[MyBelovedSmother smothering her mother is]].]]

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* NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler: When [[spoiler:When he met with Kei's mother, Yui realizes that Kei is just as screwed up as he is because of their parents, even if through different methods: he is screwed because his father [[ParentalNeglect neglected him]], while Kei is screwed because of just how [[MyBelovedSmother smothering her mother is]].]]



** [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/houou_gakuen_misoragumi/v01/c001/15.html Kei's hand in the bottom left panel.]] I mean, [[UncannyValley geeze.]]
** Yui has a bad habit of [[http://mangafox.me/manga/houou_gakuen_misoragumi/v03/c016/19.html dislocating his index finger]] when he [[http://mangafox.me/manga/houou_gakuen_misoragumi/v03/c016/26.html points in the audience's direction.]]

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** [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/houou_gakuen_misoragumi/v01/c001/15.html Kei's hand in the bottom left panel.]] I mean, [[UncannyValley geeze.]]
"yaoi hand" when arguing with her mother who demands she get a boyfriend.
** Yui has a bad habit of [[http://mangafox.me/manga/houou_gakuen_misoragumi/v03/c016/19.html dislocating his index finger]] finger when he [[http://mangafox.me/manga/houou_gakuen_misoragumi/v03/c016/26.html points in the audience's direction.]]


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** Yui becomes distant with his friends, and when Kei tries to comfort him, he [[spoiler: says that he hates her. It turns out that the two are once connected in the past...]]

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** Yui becomes distant with his friends, and when Kei tries to comfort him, he [[spoiler: says [[spoiler:says that he hates her. It turns out that the two are once connected in the past...]]


* AmbiguouslyGay: It's hard to tell whether Kei's a lesbian, [[AmbiguouslyBi bisexual]], or just confused and afraid of men. It's not as ambiguous if you're familiar with the Japanese stereotype that lesbians are just women who were hurt by men in the past. She's shown attraction to females since a young age but that doesn't mean she can't be into guys as well.

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* AmbiguouslyGay: It's hard to tell whether Kei's a lesbian, [[AmbiguouslyBi bisexual]], or just confused and afraid of men. It's not as ambiguous if you're familiar with the Japanese stereotype that lesbians are just women who were hurt by men in the past. She's shown attraction to females since a young age but that doesn't mean she can't be into guys as well.


* WhyDidYouMakeMeHitYou: Kei's entire relationship with her mother is this. And it's ''PlayedForLaughs''. For those at home, this is what psychologists would call emotional abuse.



* WhyDidYouMakeMeHitYou: Kei's entire relationship with her mother is this. And it's ''PlayedForLaughs''. For those at home, this is what psychologists would call emotional abuse.


* NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler: When he met with Kei's mother, Yui realizes that Kei is just as screwed up as he is because of their parents, even if through different methods: he is screwed because his father [[ParentalNeglect neglected him]], while Kei is screwed because of just how [[MyBelovedSmother smothering her mother is]].]]



* NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler: When he met with Kei's mother, Yui realizes that Kei is just as screwed up as he is because of their parents, even if through different methods: he is screwed because his father [[ParentalNeglect neglected him]], while Kei is screwed because of just how [[MyBelovedSmother smothering her mother is]].]]


* EmbarrassingNickname: Barfing Prince. [[spoiler: Turns into Barfing Princess in the epilogue, after Houou Academy goes co-ed.]]



* EmbarrassingNickname: Barfing Prince. [[spoiler: Turns into Barfing Princess in the epilogue, after Houou Academy goes co-ed.]]


* {{Token Mini Moe}}s: The twins.


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* {{Token Mini Moe}}s: The twins.


* {{Abusive Parent|s}}: Kei's mom hits her and tells her to 'go find yourself a guy like a normal girl would!' in the first chapter. [[spoiler: Luckily Kei's dad loves her]].
** [[FridgeHorror It's also implied the author approves of the mom's behaviour]].
* AmbiguouslyGay: It's hard to tell whether Kei's a lesbian, Bisexual, or just confused and afraid of men. It's not as ambiguous if you're familiar with the Japanese stereotype that lesbians are just women who were hurt by men in the past.
** She's shown attraction to females since a young age.

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* {{Abusive Parent|s}}: Kei's mom hits her and tells her to 'go find yourself a guy like a normal girl would!' in the first chapter. [[spoiler: Luckily Kei's dad loves her]].
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her]]. [[FridgeHorror It's also implied the author approves of the mom's behaviour]].
* AmbiguouslyGay: It's hard to tell whether Kei's a lesbian, Bisexual, [[AmbiguouslyBi bisexual]], or just confused and afraid of men. It's not as ambiguous if you're familiar with the Japanese stereotype that lesbians are just women who were hurt by men in the past.
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past. She's shown attraction to females since a young age.age but that doesn't mean she can't be into guys as well.



* ButchLesbian: Kei.. Probably.

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* ButchLesbian: Kei..Kei. Probably.



* CerebusSyndrome: Two things that happen around Chapter 14 turns the story from a shameless comedic SadistShow into its {{Deconstruction}}.

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* CerebusSyndrome: Two things that happen around Chapter 14 turns the story from a shameless comedic SadistShow into its {{Deconstruction}}. {{Deconstruction}}:



* OffModel: [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/houou_gakuen_misoragumi/v01/c001/15.html Kei's hand in the bottom left panel.]] I mean, [[UncannyValley geeze.]]

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* OffModel: OffModel:
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[[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/houou_gakuen_misoragumi/v01/c001/15.html Kei's hand in the bottom left panel.]] I mean, [[UncannyValley geeze.]]



* PoesLaw: The over-the-top homophobia and misogyny has made some readers wonder if this is the case. It helps that very little is actually known about the mangaka (just the gender, her other works, and that's it)
** In one of her other works, ''Fetish Berry'', there's a character who enjoys the YaoiGenre. One has to wonder if this is a parody of the fujoshi fandom or if she's really okay with homosexuality... [[DoubleStandard or if she's really okay with homosexuality between men only]].

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* PoesLaw: The over-the-top homophobia and misogyny has made some readers wonder if this is the case. It helps that very little is actually known about the mangaka (just the gender, her other works, and that's it)
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it) In one of her other works, ''Fetish Berry'', there's a character who enjoys the YaoiGenre. One has to wonder if this is a parody of the fujoshi fandom or if she's really okay with homosexuality... [[DoubleStandard or if she's really okay with homosexuality between men only]].


Compare to ''MariaHolic'', which has a similar premise but is even more comedic and lacks romance.

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Compare to ''MariaHolic'', ''Manga/MariaHolic'', which has a similar premise but is even more comedic and lacks romance. romance.



* [[AbusiveParents Abusive Parent]]: Kei's mom hits her and tells her to 'go find yourself a guy like a normal girl would!' in the first chapter. [[spoiler: Luckily Kei's dad loves her]].

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* [[AbusiveParents Abusive Parent]]: {{Abusive Parent|s}}: Kei's mom hits her and tells her to 'go find yourself a guy like a normal girl would!' in the first chapter. [[spoiler: Luckily Kei's dad loves her]].



* AmbiguouslyGay: It's hard to tell whether Kei's a lesbian, Bisexual, or just confused and afraid of men. [[http://dynasty-scans.com/reader/chapters/honey_honey_ch09#5 It's not as ambiguous if you're familiar with the Japanese stereotype]] [[http://dynasty-scans.com/reader/chapters/honey_honey_ch09#6 that lesbians are just women who were hurt by men in the past.]]

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* AmbiguouslyGay: It's hard to tell whether Kei's a lesbian, Bisexual, or just confused and afraid of men. [[http://dynasty-scans.com/reader/chapters/honey_honey_ch09#5 It's not as ambiguous if you're familiar with the Japanese stereotype]] [[http://dynasty-scans.com/reader/chapters/honey_honey_ch09#6 stereotype that lesbians are just women who were hurt by men in the past.]]



* CureYourGays: The premise. Like ''MariaHolic'' but played '''dead serious'''.

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* CureYourGays: The premise. Like ''MariaHolic'' ''Manga/MariaHolic'' but played '''dead serious'''.


* [[AbusiveParents Abusive Parent]]: Kei's mom hits her and tells her to 'go find yourself a guy like a normal girl would!' in the first chapter. Luckily Kei's dad loves her.

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* [[AbusiveParents Abusive Parent]]: Kei's mom hits her and tells her to 'go find yourself a guy like a normal girl would!' in the first chapter. [[spoiler: Luckily Kei's dad loves her.her]].



* TheBully: Yui. Others think that Kousuke is this, but he's a real NiceGuy.



* CastFullOfPrettyBoys: Well, it's a shojo manga.
* CerebusSyndrome: Two things that happen around Chapter 14 turns the story from a shameless comedic SadistShow into its {{Deconstruction}}.
** Yui becomes distant with his friends, and when Kei tries to comfort him, he [[spoiler: says that he hates her. It turns out that the two are once connected in the past...]]
** The introduction, or rather ''re''introduction of Kei's dad. Specifically, Kei's dad, who is initially seen to be on a ParentalNeglect-basis with his daughter, [[spoiler: turns out to be [[PapaWolf very, very protective of her]] than many others (including ''his own wife'') thought.]]



* EmbarrassingNickname: Barfing Prince. [[spoiler: Turns into Barfing Princess in the epilogue, after Houou Academy goes co-ed.]]
* FaceOfAThug: Kousuke, which is bad for him, since he probably has the [[GentleGiant most gentle heart]] in the cast.



* HenpeckedHusband: Kei's father[[spoiler:...[[SubvertedTrope isn't]]. It turns out that he doesn't know that Houou Academy is an all-boy school, since, like Kei, he thinks that it's co-ed, which is why he's initially laid-back. When he finds out the truth, he...[[WhatTheHellHero doesn't take it well]]]].



* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler: Kei's mother never gets any repercussion for screwing up her daughter twice. She does get a mild WhatTheHellHero from her husband, but that's it. And no, she never changes her mind about the whole HeteronormativeCrusader thing, either.]] Contrast this with [[spoiler: Ooshima, who's intimidated into changing Houou Academy into a co-ed school after his selfish goal is revealed.]]



* MumLooksLikeASister: Both of Kei's parents are absurdly youthful. Kei's father in particular looks less like a father and more like her HalfIdenticalTwin brother. Yui's father at least has wrinkles around his eyes.
* MyBelovedSmother: Kei's mother, ''dear god''. Not only the fiasco about transferring her to an all-boy scene, Kei's hatred of men [[spoiler: is indirectly caused by her as well, since she was the one who sent her to a sumo wrestling camp for boys that caused so much stress on her]]. [[spoiler: Her husband]] actually calls her out the horrible consequence this will inflict on Kei.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Yui [[spoiler: in the past, when he hit Kei and caused her to run away and (probably) break their friendship for good]].



* PapaWolf: Kei's dad gets a streak of this towards any males that get close to his daughter.

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* NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler: When he met with Kei's mother, Yui realizes that Kei is just as screwed up as he is because of their parents, even if through different methods: he is screwed because his father [[ParentalNeglect neglected him]], while Kei is screwed because of just how [[MyBelovedSmother smothering her mother is]].]]
* PapaWolf: [[spoiler: Kei's dad gets a streak of this towards any males that get close to his daughter.]]
* ParentalNeglect: [[spoiler: Yui's father neglects him because, ironically, he is still unprepared in becoming a single father.]]



* RealityEnsues: Kei's mother somehow thinks that just with her sole approval Kei will enter the Houou Academy without any hindrance, even though Kei still has both of her parents, as Kei's dad seems to be your typical HenpeckedHusband. [[spoiler: He's not. Kei's dad is much more independent-minded than what he appears to be. And he's ''furious'' that his daughter doesn't even have a say on the matter. Cue CerebusSyndrome.]]



* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: Kei, though it frequently crosses into DudeNotFunny territory.



* StrongFamilyResemblance: Kei looks a lot like her dad.

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* StrongFamilyResemblance: Kei looks a lot like her dad. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by Okazaki.


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* TragicBigot: Kei is allergic to men because [[spoiler: her mother once sent her to an all-boy sumo wrestling camp that terrified her]].
* TraumaCongaLine: Poor Kei. In the first 16 years of her life, she has to endure such woes as, in chronological order: [[spoiler: being sent to an all-boy sumo wrestling camp that caused her fear of men, befriending Yui only to receive a slap from him,]] being rejected by her potential girlfriend and then sent to an all-boy academy just because her mother doesn't like her men-hatred and gayness, having to endure being humiliated multiple times and receiving numerous physical threats, plus having to hold remorse because of the fact that she can't tell her identity to others she grows to adore. Just when she has grown attached to them all, [[spoiler: she is almost forced home.]] Luckily, [[spoiler: her school finally decides to change themselves into a co-ed, allowing her to attend again.]]


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* WhatTheHellHero: [[spoiler: Kei's father calls out his wife hard after he learns the true nature of Houou Academy. She undergoes a well-deserved (well, for Kei and the readers at least) HeroicBSOD.]]
* WouldHitAGirl: Yui, albeit mostly PlayedForLaughs. The time [[spoiler: when he hit Kei during childhood]] isn't, though.
* WhyDidYouMakeMeHitYou: Kei's entire relationship with her mother is this. And it's ''PlayedForLaughs''. For those at home, this is what psychologists would call emotional abuse.

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* SkewedPriorities: The school director is far, far more concerned about the school's appearance and image than he is about the actual students.

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