Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You (君に届け, lit. Reaching You) is a romance shōjo manga by Karuho Shiina. In 2008, it won the Best Shōjo Manga award in the 32nd Annual Kodansha Manga Award. The series was also nominated for the first Manga Taisho awards in 2008. Two anime adaptations of Kimi ni Todoke were aired in Japan, produced by Production I.G. The second season of the anime was announced in Betsuma Magazine, began airing in Japan on January 4, 2011 and lasted for 12 episodes. A live action film adaptation was released in 2010 starring Mikako Tabe and Haruma Miura.
Sawako Kuronuma – dubbed Sadako by her classmates for her resemblance to the character from The Ring – has always been feared and misunderstood because of her appearance; rumors around school report that she can see ghosts and curse people. However, despite her ominous appearance, she is actually a sweet and timid girl who only longs to be able to make friends and be liked by everyone else. When her idol, the popular boy Kazehaya, begins talking with her, everything changes. She finds herself in a new world, making new friends and talking to different people, and she can’t thank Kazehaya enough for giving her these opportunities. Slowly, but surely, a sweet love blossoms between the two as they overcome circumstances and obstacles that stand in their way.
[Nov 18, 2009] ED: Chara – Kataomoi
[Nov 25, 2009] OP: Tomofumi Tanizawa – Kimi ni Todoke
[Jan 27, 2010] Kimi ni Todoke OST
[Jan 19, 2011] ED: May’s – Kimi ni Todoke
[Feb 23, 2011] OP: Tomofumi Tanizawa – Sawakaze
[Feb 23, 2011] Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season OST
[Mar 23, 2011] Character Song Album: Secret Party