Takeo Goda is a big guy with a big heart, but his looks scare off the girls he likes! It doesn’t help that ladies love his attractive best friend, Makoto Sunakawa. Though, he doesn’t resent Sunakawa for this at all, and by high school, Takeo has accepted his fate. But his kindness earns him a chance at love when he saves a girl from being harassed on the train. Takeo finds himself falling for her, and he’s sure he doesn’t stand a chance, but anything can happen, especially in a love story!
Takeo helps a girl who was being harassed on the train and he doesn’t expect to see her again. But when she shows up, he thinks she likes his attractive best friend, not him
Takeo has vowed to help Yamato and Suna become a couple, but when he tries to talk to Suna about what he likes in a girl, Suna isn’t much help.
Takeo and Yamato’s first meeting alone leaves Takeo incredibly confused when Yamato starts crying. He thought she wanted advice about Suna, but it looks like he may be wrong.
Takeo is over the moon about his new relationship! But his true mettle is about to be tested when a major accident occurs during a meet up between his and Yamato's friends.
Ai, Sunakawa’s sister, visits home and reacts interestingly to the news that Takeo has a girlfriend. On top of that, Yamato is acting a bit odd, and only Ai seems to notice.
Yamato's been acting unhappy of late, and even Takeo has noticed. But her worries might be quite different from what those who know her would think.
When second years in the Judo club ask Takeo to help them, he agrees without considering that the month-long training will lessen his time with Yamato.
It’s almost Yamato’s birthday! With Suna’s help, Takeo plans her birthday date, and even gets a job. But Suna’s acting odd and won’t tell Takeo what’s wrong.
Now aware of what is plaguing Suna, Takeo tries to honor his friend’s request to follow through with the plan both of them worked so hard to create for Yamato’s birthday.
While Yamato and Takeo are on a picnic in the mountains, a mishap causes them to get lost. Takeo swears to get Yamato home safe, but Yamato is freaking out for another reason.
Takeo and Yamato join their respective groups of friends for a beach trip! Takeo is certain they will all have a great time, but Yamato has a particular plan.
Takeo’s never really considered his future, but he amps up his studying when Yamato mentions how cool it would be to attend the same university.
With his job, Takeo's got some extra cash! However, his hopes to take Yamato to a theme park are dashed for a very peculiar reason!
Accompanied by Suna, Ai and Oda to make the visit “not a date”, Yamato and Takeo venture to an amusement park! However, Oda has a plan to help Ai confess to Takeo.
When a not-so-speedy classmate is assigned to his relay team, Takeo takes her under his wing to help her improve. But she might begin appreciating the help a little too much.
Saijou is unsure whether or not to tell Takeo something important. Even so, she helps Takeo make a discovery about his feelings for Yamato.
Kurihara's personality works against him when trying to impress Nanako at the Christmas party. She isn't the slightest bit interested and can't wait for the party to end.
Takeo’s birthday happens to fall on New Years! Yamato is overwhelmed with the idea of making it memorable with a first kiss, but Takeo has reached a new level of unaware.
With the baby on the way, Takeo goes out of his way to make his mom comfy. Her vigor and altruism are why Takeo’s dad married her, but those traits might create a crisis.
Valentine’s Day draws near! Having only received obligatory chocolates, Takeo eagerly awaits Yamato’s gift. But as the day winds down, Takeo might be left disappointed.
Suna’s always been the recipient of an anonymous letter and chocolates on Valentine’s Day. This year was no different, but the girl is finally revealed.
Takeo and Yamato accompany Yukika and Suna to the zoo. Yukika can still barely talk to Suna, but that might end up being the least of her worries.
Yamato gets a part-time job at her favorite cake shop! Takeo is happy for her, but why is the handsome pastry chef she works with so interested in her?
Takeo is not giving up, but neither is Ichinose. When a problem arises at the competition, Yamato knows just who she can count on!