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**DISCLAIMER: there are depictions of depression, suicide, self-deprecation, and self-harm in this book. i do not suggest reading this book if any of this triggers you.**

Toshiro Okumori is a second-year high school boy who struggles to empathize with others because of his traumatic past. Because of that, he refuses to socialize and form relationships with others. He has a cynical and depressive viewpoint of the world and is under the mindset of failure and disappointment. Yet, a girl who is the complete opposite of him, Youko Miyake, decides to befriend the social recluse in hopes of helping him view the world in a different light.

Will the two learn each other's secrets and improve each other's mental state? Or is it just a hopeless future?

hello :) i may go back into writing but don't expect an update for a bit

-Hiroaki, December 26, 2023

hello :) i may go back into writing but don't expect an update for a bit

-Hiroaki, December 26, 2023

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Chapter 0: Prologue
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Chapter 1: Toshiro Okumori refuses to lower his unassailable wall.
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Chapter 2: And so, Toshiro Okumori recognizes his abominable luck.
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Chapter 3: So henceforth, Youko Miyake longs to understand.
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Chapter 4: Like an owl, Youko Miyake only stares.
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Chapter 5: Toshiro Okumori is... Confessed to?
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Chapter 6: Toshiro Okumori's desire for virtue is strong... Yet poor.
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Chapter 7: Ichiro Kojima ventures into his principled self.
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Chapter 8: Ichiro Kojima is a curious man.
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Chapter 9: Annoyance is the only word in Toshiro Okumori's head.
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Chapter 10: A blank canvas, and a despairing Toshiro Okumori.
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Chapter 11: Finally, Okumori Toshiro arrives at the mall.
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Chapter 12: The authenticity within one's personality is mind boggling for Okumori Toshiro
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Chapter 13: Youko Miyake's gratifying attitude.
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Chapter 14: And so, the sympathetic Youko Miyake shows herself.
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Chapter 15: Yet again, Okumori Toshiro finally meets her.
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Chapter 16: Is it a vainglorious, or a philanthropic Okumori Toshiro?
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Chapter 17: Shiori Yokoyama's alluring spirit.
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Chapter 18: The impatient Okumori Toshiro awaits.
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Chapter 19: Okumori Toshiro's words, are nothing more than deception.
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Chapter 20: His hatred of society, gradually leads to his self-contempt.
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Chapter 21: (Vol. 2 beginning.) Oh, the blooming heart is so great, wouldn't you think, Iwasaki-san?
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Chapter 22: Himari Iwasaki's desires is a daunting task.
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Chapter 23: My... Youko Miyake. Isn't that a little too much to ask for?
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Chapter 24: The relishable memories of Youko Miyake.
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Chapter 25: The crestfallen Toshiro Okumori.
Author
GenreComedyDramaRomanceSeinenSlice of Life
UpdatedDec 26, 2023
Chapters26
Writing StatusOngoing
Word Count73,702
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