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Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi News



  • The fifth manga volume was released in North America on October 11th, 2016.
  • The eleventh manga volume was released in Japan on July 1st, 2016.
  • The light novel series' were republished in 2016 in omnibus volumes in Japanese.


  • The manga is ongoing and a new chapter is published about three times a year in Emerald magazine.
  • The first two seasons of the anime are officially available streaming on Crunchyroll.
  • The anime is finished and there is no word on a new season or installment.
About Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi

First manga volume

Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi (世界一初恋), or The World's Greatest First Love, is a Japanese BL series created by Shungiku Nakamura. It began as a manga and light novel series in 2006. In 2011, it was adapted into an anime television series, focusing mainly on the manga. It has additionally been adapted into a drama CD series, and has additional content such as radio CDs and character songs performed by the anime voice actors.

The Case of Ritsu Onodera (小野寺律の場合, Onodera Ritsu no Baai) is the main story told in the manga series and the anime adaptation . It follows Ritsu Onodera, a literature editor, as he begins a new job in shoujo manga at Marukawa Publishing. His new boss, Masamune Takano, turns out to be Ritsu's first love from high school.


First light novel volume

The Case of Chiaki Yoshino (吉野千秋の場合, Yoshino Chiaki no Baai) is the first light novel series. It follows mangaka Chiaki Yoshino and his developing relationship with lifelong friend and current editor Yoshiyuki Hatori, and the love triangle formed with Yuu Yanase, Chiaki's friend who also vies for Chiaki's affections.

The Case of Shouta Kisa (木佐 翔太の場合, Kisa Shouta no Baai) is a story told in the manga series beginning in 2009. It follows the relationship between Shouta Kisa, a shoujo manga editor, and Kou Yukina, a bookstore employee and fan of Kisa's work.

The Case of Takafumi Yokozawa (横澤隆史の場合, Yokozawa Takafumi no Baai) is the second light novel series which began publication in 2011. It follows the relationship between Takafumi Yokozawa and Zen Kirishima.

The Case of Animate is a new light novel series coming out in 2017.

Featured Character

Chiaki Yoshino is a main character in the Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi series. He is a popular mangaka with Marukawa Publishing, writing under the female pen name Chiharu Yoshikawa.

Chiaki develops a relationship with his childhood best friend Yoshiyuki Hatori, although his good friend Yuu Yanase also has feelings for him. Read more!

Featured Episode
Chiaki sees Hatori and Yuu talking in the rain

"Love Is Lawless" is the fifth episode of the Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi anime series. The episode introduces the new couple Chiaki Yoshino and Yoshiyuki Hatori, and the love triangle with Yuu Yanase.

After seeing his two friends apparently kiss, Chiaki becomes conflicted, and his confusion deepens when Hatori later kisses him. Read more!

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Current Poll
Who is your favorite male character?

The poll was created at 17:01 on November 6, 2016, and so far 180 people voted.
Poll Results

Love rival you wouldn't mind seeing succeed?

  • Yuu Yanase (34, 89.47%)
  • Arata Haitani (1, 2.63%)
  • Takafumi Yokozawa (1, 2.63%)
  • An Kohinata (2, 5.26%)

Which Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi couple is your favorite?

  • Ritsu and Takano! (62, 46.62%)
  • All of them! I can't decide! (28, 21.05%)
  • Kisa and Yukina! (23, 17.29%)
  • Yokozawa and Kirishima! (15, 11.28%)
  • Chiaki and Hatori! (5, 3.76%)

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