Say I Love You. Manga
Mei Tachibana has no friends-and she doesn't need them! Ever since her "friends" betrayed her in elementary school, she's sworn off friendship entirely. All it leads to is betrayal and heartbreak, and she's well enough on her own. But everything changes when she accidentally roundhouse kicks the most popular boy in school! However, Yamato Kurosawa isn't angry in the slightest-in fact, he thinks his ordinary life could use an unusual girl like Mei! He won't take no for an answer, and soon Mei and Yamato embark on an unwanted friendship that will change both of them forever. Praise for the anime: "Surprises with its honesty, its sensitivity, its quality. Always it is smarter, more poetic, more touching, just plain better than you think it is going to be." -Anime News Network
17 books in series
#1Say I Love You, Vol. 1
A girl who has sworn off friendship after being betrayed meets the most popular boy in school after accidentally kicking him. He sees her as unique and insists on being friends, despite her protests. This unexpected friendship will change them both forever.
#2Say I Love You. 2
A high school loner unexpectedly becomes the girlfriend of the popular boy in her class, causing jealousy from her peers and doubts within herself. This story explores themes of young love, identity, and social dynamics. The popular anime adaptation has been praised for its honest, sensitive, and poetic portrayal of the source material.
#3Say I Love You. 3
Love can be war, and Mei is about to learn that important lesson in this gripping tale. After going out with Yamato for six months, Mei faces a new challenge: a serious rival for Yamato's affections. As she navigates this complex situation, readers will be drawn into a stirring story of love worth fighting for. Will Mei be able to rise to the occasion and keep her relationship intact? Find out in this thrilling read.
#4Say I Love You, Vol. 4
A high school girl who has gone without friends or boyfriends finds herself befriended by a well-liked boy after a chance encounter. But things get complicated when he goes beyond friendship to kiss her after protecting her from a stalker.
#5Say I Love You, Vol. 5
In this manga, 16-year-old Mei Tachibana has never had a boyfriend or friends until she accidentally drop-kicks popular boy Yamato Kurosawa. He takes a liking to her and claims they're friends, even protecting her from a stalker with a surprise kiss. Expect drama, romance, and a unique approach to high school relationships.
#6Say I Love You. 6
A teenage girl who has never had a boyfriend or friend finds herself in a misunderstanding with a popular boy at school. Surprisingly, he takes a liking to her and claims they're friends, even protecting her from a stalker with a kiss. Find out what happens in this charming and unexpected romance.
#7Say I Love You. Vol. 7
"Say I Love You. Vol. 7" follows Mei Tachibana as she navigates the ups and downs of her first year of love with Yamato Kurosawa. However, a storm is brewing as Yamato's friend confesses his feelings for Mei, leading her to question her own feelings. Meanwhile, Mei's social isolation grows due to her classmate's scheming. This volume culminates in an overnight anniversary trip for Mei and Yamato, leaving readers eagerly anticipating the outcome."
#8Say I Love You. Vol. 8
A story about a girl named Mei who has sworn off friendship after being betrayed in elementary school. Everything changes when she accidentally roundhouse kicks the most popular boy in school, Yamato. Despite Mei's reluctance, Yamato pursues a friendship with her that will change both of them forever. The anime adaptation has been praised for its honesty, sensitivity, and quality.
#9Say I Love You. Vol. 9
A girl who has sworn off friendship suddenly finds herself with an unwanted friend in the most popular boy in school. This unlikely pair embarks on a journey that will change them both forever. This anime adaptation surprises with its honesty and sensitivity, making it smarter and more poetic than expected.
#10Say I Love You, Vol. 10
"Say I Love You, Vol. 10" follows Mei and Yamato as they plan a Christmas party for their friends. Mei is determined to make it the best one yet, but as the day approaches, she begins to worry if she can handle it all. This heartwarming manga series showcases the growth of Mei and Yamato's relationship, and the challenges and joys that come with it."
Say I Love You. Vol. 12 by Kanae Hazuki
Say I Love You. Vol. 13 by Kanae Hazuki
Say I Love You, Vol. 15 by Kanae Hazuki
Say I Love You. Vol. 16 by Kanae Hazuki
Say I Love You, Vol. 17 by Kanae Hazuki
Say I Love You. Vol. 18 by Kanae Hazuki