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Sekaiichi hatsukoi 

TV-MA | | Animation, Romance | TV Series (2011)
Rookie literary editor Onodera Ritsu finds himself working for the Marukawa Publishing Company. To his surprise the only job available is in the Shojo Manga division of the company. The ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Katsuyuki Konishi ...  Takano Masamune 19 episodes, 2011
Takashi Kondô Takashi Kondô ...  Onodera Ritsu 18 episodes, 2011
Yûichi Nakamura ...  Hatori Yoshiyuki 12 episodes, 2011
Nobuhiko Okamoto Nobuhiko Okamoto ...  Kisa Shouta 12 episodes, 2011
Ken'yû Horiuchi Ken'yû Horiuchi ...  Yokozawa Takafumi 11 episodes, 2011
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Rookie literary editor Onodera Ritsu finds himself working for the Marukawa Publishing Company. To his surprise the only job available is in the Shojo Manga division of the company. The editor and chief of the manga division, Masamune Takano, can't help but feel that he knows his newest editor. After spending many hours at work together, Takano realizes that his new editor is actually his high-school sweetheart. Masamune Takano confronts his former lover Onodera-san about their former relations. Takano is now bound and determined to make Ritsu fall in love with him yet again. Refusing, Onodera rushes home and can't help but recall those years in high school with his former love. Masamune in convinced that he can spark a new love with his long lost love. The world's greatest first love.... Written by Jake Kling

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Release Date:

9 April 2011 (Japan) See more »

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Лучшая в мире первая любовь See more »

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A truly heartfelt and beautiful show about same-sex couples
12 March 2013 | by bennyjayrussSee all my reviews

I'm not a huge fan of animated shows or mangas, I just stumble upon a few that I end up liking. Boy oh boy was I surprised at how much I enjoyed 'Sekaiichi Hatsukoi.' First of all, the music is absolutely amazing. It sets the scenes, and pulls at my heartstrings every time I hear it. The quality of animation is spectacular as well, with beautifully drawn characters and places.

What makes it so good is the unbelievably heartfelt romance. There are three couples throughout the show, and we get heaps of time to get to know each one. I became attached to every single character.

I couldn't stop watching this show if I tried... it may be cheesy and unrealistic, however, it's the most uplifting and beautiful show I've ever seen.

This is coming from someone who doesn't particularly like the genre, so that's got to count for something.


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