"Back in junior high, Haruna Nagashima was only interested in two things: softball and manga. Now that she's starting high schook, Haruna's focus has changed--she wants to snag a boyfriend and have the romance of her dreams! After blindly following the advice of fashion magazines and the like, Haruna fails to win the eye of any guy. Convinced that a coach is needed (just like when she trained for softball), she recruits cute upperclassman Yoh Komiyama...
"Haruna jumps to the conclusion that Yoh is interested in her friend Mami when she sees the two of them together. Instead of confronting him about it, she runs away! Will Haruna's insecurities end her relationship with Yoh?"--Cover.
Just when things are going well for Haruna, in walks transfer student Reona Matsuzaka. Beautiful Reona's got only one thing in mind--to destroy Haruna's happiness! Who is this vengeful girl and why does she want to hurt Haruna so badly?
A chance encounter on the train brings Haruna face-to-face with Yoh's ex-girlfriend. (Yes, the ex-girlfriend of "the beads incident" fame!) Yoh reassures Haruna that he doesn't want to get back together with his ex, but is that how he truly feels?
The school sports meet is coming up, so everyone's gearing up for some fierce competition! Even affairs of the heart become a competitive event when Yoh suspects his friend Asaoka may truly have feelings for Haruna.
"Friendship and love are put to the test when Asaoka reveals to Yoh that he likes Haruna. To settle things once and for all, Yoh and Asaoka strike a deal--whoever loses the school sports meet will give up his feelings for her! Who will win the meet and Haruna's heart?"
"For Yoh's birthday, Haruna makes plans for the two of them to go on an overnight trip. Wait a minute-- Overnight means-- they'll be sharing a room?! Close quarters create an intimate setting for romance, but will that be the case for Haruna and Yoh?" -- from publisher's web site.
"Yoh faces a difficult choice: should he go to university all the way in Tokyo or stay near Haruna? Haruna wants to support Yoh's decision no matter what, but will her high school romance end with his graduation?" -- from publisher's web site.