The tragic past behind Rise and Akamaru’s bond comes to light! "I can’t leave her in danger out of my sight." As Rise Okitsu becomes the target of Seriha’s schemes for a public execution, Omi Akamaru puts aside all concern for his own safety to save her. Meanwhile, Rise’s boyfriend, Azusa Mizutani, has been acting strangely. Rise, Azusa, Akamaru, and Seriha… what sparks will fly from their intertwining emotions?
The prestigious "Joshigaoka Gakuen High School" —popularly known as "Joshi High— may be a co-ed school, but the female students vastly outnumber the male. From the outside, it would be easy to assume it’s a harem for the few male students… but in reality, it’s a world where the female students reign supreme.
"All I ever do is hurt her…" Select members of S Class arrive at a temple in Kyoto for their school trip. After a petty argument, Azusa runs away from the temple, and Rise sets chase to look for him with Akamaru in tow… Entangled in a mess of emotions, the three begin their school trip…
A prince from Rajes, the country of sun and sapphires, arrives in Japan. And what does this handsome prince take interest in, but the simplest girl in all of Joshi High— Rise Okitsu?! "You will help me kill time by becoming my new pet. Don’t you dare bore me," he tells her, haughtily.
HERE COMES THE BRIDE? The fake relationship of nerdy Rise and hunky Azusa is losing credibility, leaving Azusa at the mercy of the boycrazy female population! Luckily, Fiançailles, the school’s annual mock wedding ceremony, is fast approaching. All Azusa needs to do is convince Rise to participate, but she’s been spending a little too much time with the broodingly sexy Akamaru!
YOUR CHEATING STOMACH After a mock wedding, the students of Jyoshi High finally seem to have accepted Rise and Azusa as a legitimate couple. But lately Azusa seems strangely low on energy. Could it be that he’s been up all night–on dates with other girls? Meanwhile, Akamaru takes this chance to get closer to Rise!
"I won’t run away from my feelings anymore." Azusa Mizutani and Rise Okitsu meet again at the student council party. In front Rise’s boyfriend, Omi Akamaru, Azusa confesses his feelings to her… Akamaru? Or Mizutani? It’s time for Rise’s final decision… which prince will she choose?
"If I can save her with this body…" Azusa refuses to throw himself to the wolves (i.e. the female student body). But to protect Rise, he ultimately sacrifices himself to the hoard. Thanks to Azusa’s determination, and Nobunaga’s sweet words, Rise falls victim to the black prince’s clutches. The public execution saga comes to a close in this volume!
Joshi High receives a new transfer student: the world-class model Seriha. Possessed of beautiful looks and a composed strength, Rise is instantly drawn to her. And Seriha, for her part, only opens her heart to Rise. She confides in Rise that she has feelings for Akamaru… But Rise is shaken by Akamaru’s words to her: "I want you to rely on me."
BOY CRAZY Joshi High is an elite school that most girls in Japan only dream of attending. Then one day everything changes–the allgirl school goes coed. There’s just one catch: The girls outnumber the boys. So begins a wild, noholdsbarred competition for the boys of the school. Which smart and independentminded girl will rise above the fray?
The black prince arrives! "You’re nothing but a high class toy to these princesses." The black prince Nobunaga’s henchmen, Ran and Mori, stir up the excitable female study body with a hunt for Azusa… And as Azusa’s body falls prey to black magic, Akamaru has locked Rise in a secret room…?!