Realizing that Usagi went through so much trouble to pick a place to eat with him he goes to thank him only to be stopped by the appearance of another AkihikoxMisaki BL novel. Nowaki learns that Hiroki has become an assistant professor of Japanese Literature at Mitsuhashi University under Miyagi Yō. The anime series 'Junjō Romantica' is based on the yaoi series Junjō Romantica by Shungiku Nakamura.. Then they meet Usagi’s brother and Misaki learns that the old man is Usagi's father. Afterward, Akihiko sleeps over at his house. Usagi heads back to his work room and Misaki debates telling him that he met his father, but cannot do it. He expresses his need and love for Misaki, then pins Misaki to the tabletop and tries to kiss him. "Impulse") for the second season. Shinobu learns of his sister's recent break up with her latest boyfriend and her consideration of reconciling with Miyagi which frustrates him. Usami realizes he is falling in love with Misaki and Misaki feels something is changing in him as well. This episode the backstory Hiroki and Akihiko friendship. Before Misaki has a chance to get away, Isaka throws him in a room alone with Usagi’s brother. At his brother and sister-in-law's home he realizes this is what a normal family should feel like, but ends up getting mad when Takahiro starts criticizing Usagi. A girl knocks at the door and asks Usagi to marry her. While preparations for the party are being finished, Isaka takes Misaki aside and tells him not to let anyone know that he and Usagi are together to avoid any scandal. Then, when Isaki pressures Misaki to stay away from Akihiko in order to protect his public image, Misaki himself starts to question their relationship. They kiss and Usagi says in a whisper again and again that he loves him. Misaki leaves the two to find drinks for them while they wait and Ijuuin tells Akihiko that he is in fact in love with Misaki. Usami finds it charming and decides to take Misaki to bed. Nowaki later insists on Hiroki becoming his tutor, to help him with the high school proficiency exam. The episode ends with Aikawa calling in a frenzy because Usagi has still not completed his manuscript. Produced by Studio Deen, the anime episodes follow the manga series of the same name by Shungiku Nakamura. When she leaves he has a flashback of staying by someone's bedside and an empty wheelchair. He drags Misaki onto a different train and tells him he won't ever let him go. His brother Takahiro arranges for his eccentric best friend, the author Akihiko Usami (nicknamed and generally referred to as Usagi, or rabbit), to tutor Misaki. They argue, Usami admits he was jealous, and then they make love. They met in Hiroki's private hideaway on Akihiko's family estate when they were ten years old, and the two became classmates and friends. Where exactly do they stand? Usagi tells Sumi he doesn't love him, and he and Misaki leave. Misaki begins to notice he feels lonely. Hearing from his friends that repeating dish for meal by lover can be boring, Shinobu decides to switch from cooking cabbages to pumpkins but runs into a big trouble when he realizes that he neither likes nor can prepare the dish. Season 1. Usagi is pulled away to a meeting, but directs Misaki to go straight home. Usagi’s father describes Usagi as emotionally fragile. Usagi is told that Misaki has already left but the dog leads him around to the side of the house where Misaki is attempting to escape from the room by climbing out of the window. [citation needed]. Nowaki asks Hiro if he can call him Hiroki, thinking it is something special, but Hiro says no, and Nowaki is hurt by this. "Pure-Hearted Romantica") is a yaoi series by Shungiku Nakamura. Junjo Romantica: Pure Romance (Japanese: 純情ロマンチカ/ピュア ロマンス, Hepburn: Junjō Romanchika, lit. He eavesdrops and hears Usagi’s father say that Misaki will one day become a burden to him. Truth is Stranger Than Fiction. Nowaki, however, has an influx of work at the hospital and has to cancel. They both ended up at the same marriage arrangement meeting for Miyagi and Shinobu's sister, Risako. Misaki confronts them and says there is nothing half-hearted about his feelings. Misaki's outpouring of adoration helps the author overcome his writer's block. "Even a chance acquaintance is preordained". He also talks about his difficult childhood and how it has always made him seek the approval of others, and how his real dream is to be an architect. In order to reduce the stress of studying, or so he hopes, he accepts the help of his older brother's best friend, and famous author, Akihiko Usami. Misaki is actually enjoying himself till Usagi's drunken editor-in-chief, Isaka-san, interrupts and Misaki realizes he hardly knows anything about Usagi's past. Usagi tells Misaki that Sumi is after him, which Misaki doesn't believe, and Misaki says some harsh things. Misaki Takahashi thought that Haruhiko Usami was a handful, until a new love interest appears. He tosses him next to the room and tells Misaki to lick his finger to smoothen the scar. He tricks Misaki into going in order to get Akihiko to go. When Takahiro and his wife suddenly have to move to. When Haruhiko sends Misaki flowers, Akihiko starts getting jealous because Misaki refuses to say he loves him. Miyagi challenges Shinobu's earnest declaration of adoration by making a sexual advance, but the plan backfires when he realizes that the younger man is serious.