My childhood friend ran away from home and now I have to share a room with her?!

Keiichi's world is turned upside down when Koyori "Yori-chan" , his childhood friend and puppy love, one day appears at his front door, claiming to be moving in with his family for a while. For the young boy who's not only a hardcore gamer and Otaku but also a shut-in with no friends, the shock is even greater when Koyori, for lack of other options, moves into his room!

Koyori's cheerful and innocent nature and her angelic appearance soon take Keiichi's heart by storm again but, as the two get closer to each other, he also gradually learns about the problems Koyori is trying to escape from…

[Present-Day - Chance Encounter]

I tried to rush the end but I realized that neither the word count limit nor the time was working in my favor. I still don't have a cover and AI's aren't drawing it the way I want.

Regrettably, the story will be dqed from the contest but it has become a heart project that I will continue to work on at a slower rate. I have a backlog that I was planning to spam but I'll turn that into weekly posts for now while focusing on editing the early chapters to be more enjoyable and catching up in stories I failed to keep up with myself.

I had a part 2 planned either way. This way I do not have to wait for the judging phase to finish. I hope people will still decide to give my story a chance for it is likely one of the most adorable ones on this site.

Thanks for your continued support. Without you, I'd never even gotten this far.

[Present-Day - Chance Encounter]

I tried to rush the end but I realized that neither the word count limit nor the time was working in my favor. I still don't have a cover and AI's aren't drawing it the way I want.

Regrettably, the story will be dqed from the co...

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Chapter 0: Prologue
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Chapter 1: Kobayashi Keiichi
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Chapter 2: Keiichi and his computer
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Chapter 3: Unlucky at games, lucky in love? Pt.1
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Chapter 4: Unlucky at games, lucky in love? Pt.2
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Chapter 5: She’s staying over?!
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Chapter 6: She's staying in my room?!
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Chapter 7: Incident Under the Roof
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Chapter 8: Yori-chan reporting on my room
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Chapter 9: I'm getting headpats for touching her in questionable places?!
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Chapter 10: Cleaning and Cleansing
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Chapter 11: Help, I don't understand my feelings Pt1.
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Chapter 12: Help I don't understand my feelings Pt2.
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Chapter 13: Meeting her at the playground again
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Chapter 14: Just like in the old days
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Chapter 15: Back Home
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Chapter 16: Onii-chan?
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Chapter 17: Thoughts, dates, and baths with a slice of sunburn
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Chapter 18: I’m gonna draw Yori-chan as an idol!
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Chapter 19: I'm talking to Yori-chan while drawing her
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Chapter 20: Beds are scary when shared
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Chapter 21: I can't sleep, Yori-chan can't pee by herself and she's kinda sad?
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Chapter 22: I like you, Yori-chan
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Chapter 23: The horrors of dreams and panties
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Chapter 24: A movie night with Yori-chan Pt.1
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Chapter 25: A movie night with Yori-Chan Pt.2
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Chapter 26: We’re discussing otakus and swimsuits?!
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Chapter 27: I’m picking a swimsuit for Yori-Chan
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Chapter 28: Sunscreen and bikinis are more challenging than I thought!
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Chapter 29: You're cute, Yori-chan
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Chapter 30: Water fights and water hugs?!
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Chapter 31: The Drug Called Love and a Little Girl’s Fantasies
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Chapter 32: The Tale of Yori-sama and Sir Keiichi
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Chapter 33: Arguably the most exciting bus ride I ever had
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Chapter 34: What is love?
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Chapter 35: We’re confessing but it’s so Chuuni that we don’t understand each other
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Chapter 36: Suddenly Yori is more embarrassed than me
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Chapter 37: Yori-chan doesn’t understand her feelings, cries, and then it gets weird?!
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Chapter 38: Koyori or Yori-chan?
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Chapter 39: A Heavy Cry at Night
Author
GenreComedyDramaRomanceSlice of Life
UpdatedSep 17, 2023
Chapters40
Writing StatusOngoing
Word Count56,556
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