"You're stronger than you look, Tsubaki... But you left yourself wide open," he said, as he pinned me down... Just what is he?! - Our protagonist, Tsugumi Tsubaki, wants a romance straight out of a girls' comic. Her heart is set on her upperclassman and fellow literature club member Yamato Tamai, but just when she is about to ask him out, she overhears him say, "If I'm going to date, I'd rather be the one to ask." So, she decides to make him fall for her instead! To do that, she plans to hide the martial arts skills she's gained in her family's dojo, but then a mysterious group of punks sneaks up on Tamai... When Tsugumi steps up to protect him, what will become of her hopes for love...?!
This review contains spoilers.
While MangaPlaza doesn't have it as a tag, this is a shoujo through and through. You have your misunderstandings, you have your fluff but you also have delinquents which reminds me of Tomo-chan is a girl, as well as the convenient plot device of the guy appearing randomly and giving her a disguise every time she goes to "save" Tamai.
A love story between the main character who longs to be a prince and his senior who has the dainty manner of a prince. The senior's entrance is so astounding that I thought he was an actual prince. The main character also has a secret that he can't tell anyone, and I couldn't take my eyes off of him, wondering what would happen to this love.