Can typical teen Chiaki melt high school heartthrob Yousuke's cold heart...through her extraordinary talent in massage?! R to L (Japanese Style). Chiaki arrives at the enigmatic Ohnuki's Massage School, where she will learn a powerful lesson in massage--and in life! More lessons await when Yosuke goes on a sleepwalking rampage and Chiaki bumps into Mihime, who must once again struggle with his feelings for her... The star of her high school's Massage Research Society club, Chiaki Togu is otherwise a rmal, quiet girl until she falls in love at first sight with a gorgeous back--a back that happens to belong to Yosuke, the hottest guy at her school!
Izumi Tsubaki began drawing manga in her first year of high school. She was soon selected to be in the top 10 of Hana to Yume's HMC (Hana to Yume Mangaka Course), and subsequently won Hana to Yume's Big Challenge contest. Her debut title, Chijimete Distance (Shrink the Distance), ran in 2002 in Hana to Yume magazine, issue 17. In addition to The Magic Touch (originally published in Japan as Oyayubi kara Romance, or Romance from the Thumbs), she is also currently working on the manga series Oresama Teacher (I'm the Teacher).