- Kare Kano
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(His and Hers Circumstances)
Main: Yukino Miyazawa, Soichiro Arima[
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Shoujo, Slice of Life
The main character is Yukino Miyazawa, a Japanese high school freshman who is the envy of her classmates because of her good grades and immaculate appearance.
However, this is just a charade she maintains to win praise â€” at home and in private, she is spoiled, stubborn, and a slob, and studies relentlessly instead of spending time with her sisters. Her position is threatened by Soichiro Arima, a handsome young man who also gets top grades.
Yukino considers his very existence to be a challenge to her class leadership positions and to the praise on which she thrives, and so she vows to destroy him. But after some misunderstandings, they see past each other's facades and fall in love instead.
The series follows their relationship as they are tested by school, family problems, and friends.
- CHARACTER INFO ON PAGE 2
Smart, attractive, athletic and talented, Yukino Miyazawa is supposedly the model student. Both her male and female peers express their adoration and admiration for her, often asking her for help and commenting about her model features and characteristics.
Smart, attractive, athletic, and talented like Yukino, Soichiro Arima becomes Yukino's competitor at school. Very handsome and popular, Soichiro excels at kendo and becomes a national champion. He is at first smitten by Yukino by her model aspects
The middle daughter of the Miyazawa family, Tsukino seems to be goofier and more laid back than her sisters. Tsukino tends to tease Kano, the youngest daughter.
The youngest of the three Miyazawa daughters, Kano is known for her ShÅjo manga and novel obsessions. She uses the knowledge from her love stories to help out Yukino when she's in a psychological pinch. Later, she becomes an editor of her favorite author, Aya Sawada, one of Yukino's high school friends.
Yukino, Tsukino and Kano's parents, with Miyako being two years younger than her husband. They met as children and married just out of high school, a continuous source of consternation for Miyako's father.
Yukino and Soichiro's lazy and girl-crazy friend. Although bright enough to be accepted to the selective Hokuei High School, Hideaki is a terrible student, and spends most of his time surfing, or chasing girls. He is handsome and popular. Hideaki and Soichiro are considered the two most handsome boys in school, and while Soichiro is largely indifferent to the attention, Hideaki makes the most of it