Have you ever come across the following situation, a light novel comes out and it has really cute art, then they announce the manga version and when you get the manga, the art isn’t as cute as the light novel?
For the Japanese, this is the situation of Nee Mou Isso Tsukiacchau? Osananajimi no Bishoujo ni Tanomarete, Camo Kareshi Hajimemashita. A romance light novel that has been published since 2021.
See some art from the light novel:
The cover is pretty cute isn’t it? The light novel is illustrated by Siokazunoko who also does the art for other light novels. Now let’s see how the art of the manga turned out?
The manga is illustrated by Nishijima Rei and features a totally different style of art from the light novel, shall we compare one more time?
Above the light novel and below the manga:
Basically it’s this “uglier” style for the manga that the Japanese didn’t like much of Nee Mou’s version of That Tsukiacchau
Synopsis Nee Mou Isso Tsukiacchau
Masaichi Mazono, an otaku boy, and Toiro Kurumi, the most beautiful girl in school, are childhood friends. Toiro, who was always in Masaichi’s room, was supposed to be like family to him. But one day, Toiro, who was constantly getting annoyed by her romantic troubles, asks Masaichi to play the role of her boyfriend. They thought it would be simple to pretend to be a couple because they’d been together for so long, but their ideal childhood friend can’t possibly end up as a false lover…
“E-eh no, holding hands is embarrassing.”
A childhood friend who is more than a lover embarks on a more adventurous lover’s life than she could have dreamed!