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Sekaiichi Hatsukoi  
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Description
Onodera Ritsu quits his job and transfers to the publishing company Marukawa Shoten. Sadly, he gets assigned to the editing department that handles shoujo manga; and Ritsu, who vowed to never fall in love again, working on love stories is impossible. Panic ensues when he realises that the arrogant and tyrannical head editor turns out to be his former first love!

Includes Onodera's co-worker Kisa Shouta's storyline of his encounter with handsome student and book store clerk Yukina Kou.

Type
Manga

Related Series

Associated Names
世界一初恋 ~小野寺律の場合~
世界第一初恋
世界第一初戀
Mejor Primer Amor del Mundo - El Caso de Onodera Ritsu (Spanish)
Melhor Primeiro Amor do Mundo - O Caso de Onodera Ritsu (Portuguese)
Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi - Onodera Ritsu no Baai
Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi
Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi - Yukina Kou no Baai
Sekaiichi Hatsukoi - Kisa Shouta no Baai
Sekaiichi Hatsukoi - Onodera Ritsu no Baai
The Case of Onodera Ritsu
World's Greatest First Love: Ritsu Onodera's Affair
World's Greatest First Love: The Case of Onodera Ritsu

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Latest Release(s)
c.18 by September Scanlations (9d ago)
c.17 by September Scanlations (137d ago)
c.Valentine's Day Prologue by September Scanlations (165d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
9 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1 [S1]; Vol 3, Chap 5 [S2]
Ends at Vol 2, Chap 4 [S1]; Vol 6 Chap 10 [S2]

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Forum
2 topics, 10 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.9 / 10.0 (647 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.8 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 10th 2014, 6:18pm PST


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Year
2008

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Asuka Ciel (Kadokawa)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #386 decreased(-164)
Monthly Pos #163 increased(+53)
3 Month Pos #218 increased(+118)
6 Month Pos #309 decreased(-24)

List Stats
On 2466 reading lists
On 416 wish lists
On 65 unfinished lists
On 451 custom lists

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Second Season green-lit 994 days, 21 hours, 19 minutes ago
Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi Manga Has TV Anime in the Works 1092 days, 14 hours, 9 minutes ago

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I on the other hand don't mind the high rating   
Rating: N/A
by juls91
April 14th, 2014, 12:08pm
I'm not surprised for the "high rating" this manga has... Because i enjoy it though i won't rate it just yet.
The art, i think, it kind of bothered me at first, but now in the last 2 chapters 17-18 the art seems to have "improved/changed" but i MISS the old art, strange i know, i guess i got used to it, and it grew within me that particular style.
It might be cliche but not completely and that's nice, i like the characters and their personalities (most of it at least) . But i'm actually only paying attention to Ritsu and Takano's story.
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Don't get what all the hype is about...   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by streetwalker
April 7th, 2013, 8:38am
Despite the fact that I tried reading Junjou Romantica before and ended up dropping it, I decided to give this a go since these mangas are so popular.

My initial impression was "better than Junjou" when it comes to the story. The art in the beginning of the series is just as god-awful. It's messy, but not because it's cluttered with too much detail or anything, in fact, it's too simplistic. It looks sketchy and not fine tuned at all, at times I felt like I was reading mere storyboards. Gives me a head ache to try and decipher what's going on. The characters are ugly, which kinda hurts the hotness of the yaoi-aspect of the story. To be brutally honest, it's probably the ugliest style out of any manga I've ever bothered to read.

However, the art thank God does get better and cleaner in later volumes, and though the design of the character's faces stays the same, the body proportions also become a lot more realistic as the story advances. Some panels are even stylistically quite artsy! I especially liked the rain scene where Ritsu and Takano are standing in the shelter...

When it comes to the story, there is something about it that's got potential. That, I think, is the humour more than anything else. The whole setting for the story is quite light and fun, not all that deep really, but not every story has to be. The only problem is that the plot develops slowly and the cute plot devices, like the count down to when Ritsu will fall in love, become repetitive. The manga industry setting is quite intriguing at least.

As for the characters, Ritsu and Takano aren't very likeable at first and there isn't anything very original about them. Reluctant uke in denial being forced by a forceful near rapist tsundere seme. Seen it, and seen it done much better too, even as these aren't my favorite yaoi tropes... Now, Ritsu had some good qualities, he doesn't come across as completely helpless, he's hardworking and quite strong-willed. Takano improves on closer acquaintance and I felt for him since he did seem rather hurt by Ritsu's rejection and messy love life. Despite being the poster boy of the overbearing tsundere seme, he turned out to be surprisingly caring. The insight we get into his back story and the deep feelings he has for Ritsu was for me the biggest draw of this story.

Kisa and Yukina are fine too, I enjoyed the story and liked the characters. Especially the older uke/eager young seme aspect was nice. I don't really remember the other couples...

I'm feeling more optimistic about this now so I'm changing my initial rating to 6/10.

... Last updated on April 7th, 2013, 9:37am
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one of my fav manga/anime except   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Narufan1st
August 27th, 2012, 5:49am
chiaki should be with yuu hatori is waaay too boring for him and chiaki and yuuu together are my OTP
my favourite couple though is kisaxyukina so cute<3
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If it wasn't for him..   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by EnjoyRomy
May 28th, 2012, 10:16am
What I like:
Takano, Kisa and Yukina. More or less they are frank, mature/adult, and sincere characters. I also like the misunderstandings and unsaid things and how pretty realistic they are, at least to me. My favorite couple is Kisa+Yukina, though I had high expectations for Takano+Onodera at the beginning. But then..

What I dislike:
Grown-up Onodera! I absolutely can't stand him! If it wasn't for Takano I would've stopped reading this already and I can't help but hope that he'd get tired of that kid and his immaturity and foolishness. Uff! Okay.. Also I'm not enthusiastic about how there seems to be only homosexual or straightbutinlovewithaman male characters in the same environment either.

... Last updated on May 28th, 2012, 10:20am
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THE BEST 4 ME   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by DeDe4ever
November 10th, 2011, 6:06pm
So first, this manga to me is awesome. The charaters and the art are all 10 for me. Even though I just wanted to focus just on Takano x Ritsu, sensei pulled me into the other realtionships also. I dont like reading a manga again because I know everything that happened already and its just weird but I
I've read this one alone like 3 times (bored) but still I was excited because Ritsu isnt your average shhy uke and Takano isnt your average demanding seme. their a funny couple RECCOMENDED >___< READ IT

... Last updated on October 30th, 2012, 2:10pm
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LOVE it!   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by ikuna
February 13th, 2011, 12:56pm
Wow. I had NO clue that this was from the same author as Junjou Romantica! xD No wonder Takano looks similer to Usumi!

Anyways, I prefer this to Junjou Romantica any day of the week! The drawings are definitely improved and Onodera's personality is more likable then Misaki's(in my opinion). So that's a big plus, I always loved having head strong uke's.

I think the story is great AND realistic, the drawings are amazing, the characters are great, and I cannot ait for the anime to come out this Spring!

... Last updated on February 17th, 2011, 4:48pm
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Pretty... good.   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by lensan
March 27th, 2010, 10:21am
Alright, yes yes, the art is BETTER than Junjou Romantica but it isn't superbly good.
I think the artist HAS improved and the guys do look ... COUGH hotter. =u= Well, the plot seemed really new and refreshing at first but afterwards from reading the RAWS, it seemed kind of dull and lifeless.

I really hope she adds in some angst at some point. 8D
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hilarious   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by xono
March 2nd, 2010, 6:21pm
Hilarious and witty. It's better than Junjou Romantica. The art though not as gorgeous that you can define in the mainstream BL manga, it captures and conveys the right emotions the charas are feeling. It's easy to follow and understand what the author tries to tell to the readers right on the spot. Also, credits to DP for the good translations.

If you're into laughs and intelligent dialogues, this is right one for you.

... Last updated on March 2nd, 2010, 6:22pm
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Good   
Rating: 9.4 / 10.0
by cherrykookie
July 10th, 2011, 1:23am
So far I'm really liking this. I love the setting! Personally, I prefer this over Junjou Romantica big time. The "First love" concept is simply refreshing and sweet.

The only problem i have is the art--- the way she draws older men bugs me a bit how the mouth is so low and the chin is so narrow, but other than that i like the art. This is potentially my second favorite yaoi manga ;D (Yellow being the first) Btw, i also recommend checking out the anime. Its nice to see the characters actually in action, and i went through all 12 episodes in a flash TT.

... Last updated on July 10th, 2011, 1:28am
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Art   
Rating: N/A
by freakazoid
April 6th, 2011, 6:39am
A lot of people have been saying that the art has improved - which is true, the art is not what you see in every day standard manga. its got a distinct style and you could spot it a mile away from all the rest, i personally love the style.

the story is great too - the uke is one of my favs too, he stands up for himself
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