Chizu is surprised by the sudden homecoming of Toru, Ryu's older brother and her childhood crush. But old habits die hard when Chizu can't seem to get eugh courage to declare her love. But this is the one time Chizu won't be able to count on Ryu to be supportive of her - t when he wants her for himself!
Karuho Shiina was born and raised in Hokkaido, Japan. Though Kimi ni Todoke is only her second series following many one-shot stories, it has already racked up accolades from various Best Manga of the Year lists. Winner of the 2008 Kodansha Manga Award for the shojo category, Kimi ni Todoke also placed fifth in the first-ever Manga Taisho (Cartoon Grand Prize) contest in 2008. An animated TV series debuted in October 2009 in Japan.