The popular anime series “Horimiya” captivated fans with its charming love story and endearing characters. However, for those who wish to dive into the full plot, “Horimiya: The Missing Pieces“, a complementary season that finally adapts the entire original manga.
The original “Horimiya” series left fans with a bittersweet taste by omitting some stories and plot arcs from the original manga. This is where “Horimiya: The Missing Pieces” comes into play, produced by CloverWorks, to complete the experience. However, this addition has not been without controversy due to the intricate interconnection of stories between both series.
For those who want to embark on this adventure, an essential guide that unravels the details on how to fully enjoy both series and understand the full story recently trended. Next, Introducing the 80+ changes fans must make between episodes and series to fully appreciate the narrative:
Although admired at school for her kindness and academic prowess, high school student Kyouko Hori has been hiding another side of her. With her parents often away from home due to her work, Hori has to take care of her younger brother and do household chores, without having time to socialize outside of school.
Meanwhile, Izumi Miyamura is seen as a brooding, glasses-wearing otaku. However, he is actually a kind person and inept at studying. Additionally, he has nine piercings hidden behind his long hair, and a tattoo along his back and left shoulder. By pure chance, Hori and Miyamura pass each other outside the school, neither looking like the other would expect. These seemingly opposite poles become friends, sharing a side they have never shown to anyone.
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