is a three volume manga series written and illustrated by by Ryô Takagi. The first volume of the series was released in Japan on August 11, 2003, and the second on May 6, 2005. It is licensed for an English language release in North America by Aurora Publishing which will begin publishing the series in June 2009.
ANIK adapted the series into a 29-minute anime original video animation using character designs by Shuuhei Tanaka.
* is Riju's father. A handsome, young-looking man in his thirties, he attracts much attention from other men, as well as teenage boys. Chisato is extremely protective of Riju, who he is worried will be sexually harassed by other boys because of his cute persona and small size. His paranoia is partly caused by his memories of his own sexual harassment in high school by his upperclassman friend, Kanzaki. In the anime adaptation, he is voiced by Hikaru Midorikawa.
*, Chisato's teenage son, is small and feminine, both in looks and in mannerisms. His best friend is Shunsuke Sakaki. To his father's dismay, Riju is attracted to other boys. In the anime adaptation, he is voiced by Kouki Miyata.
* is a handsome young man, and appears very manly next to his more feminine best friend Riju. Shunsuke writes novels under the pen name of Saki Shunka. His books were the primary inspirations for Chisato's own writing career, but Chisato initially destests him. Shunsuke has been in love with Chisato for years, but was always afraid of betraying Riju, until he learns that Chisato is in love with him as an author. In the anime adaptation, he is voiced by Takahiro Sakurai.
*, Sasaki's father, went to school with Chisato in high school,but after he sexually assaulted the younger Chisato, whom he was in love with, they lost touch. In the anime adaptation, he is voiced by Ken Narita.
* is both Chisato and Shunsuke's editor. He is always after Chisato to finish his novel installments in time. But as soon as Chisato turns into "begging mode," even Funaba finds himself flustered. In the anime adaptation, he is voiced by Tomokazu Sugita.
Written and illustrated by Ryo Takagi, the two volumes of Kirepapa were published in Japan by Core Magazine on August 11, 2003 and May 6, 2005, respectively. The series is licensed for distribution in North America by Aurora Publishing , which has the first volume slated for release on June 10, 2009.respectively.
A two episode original video animation (OVA) based on the manga was produced by Anix using character designs by Shuuhei Tanaka, a script written by Kai Koishikawa, and with the episodes directed by Ai Guchi. The first episode was first released in January 25, 2008 and the second, was released on November 28,2008.
Drama CD
Intercommunications adapted the manga into a series of three drama CDs, using the same voice actors as the anime adaptation. The first was released in February 20, 2004, the second on May 5, 2005, and the last on April 20, 2006.
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