Personaly, I'm a fan of the original manga. The story is just so amazing! But in my opinion...this anime really messes it up. No offence to the director, Nobuyoshi Habara, of course. (I've enjoyed your other works!) But Sugisaki-sama is my all time favorate manga-ka. In fact, she's the main reason I want to become one when I grow up. I'll even be studdying abroad! So if ANYONE decides to make an anime based off of one of her works, it really should be PERFECT. But I guess if I wasn't so mad about the story-line changes... the anime wouldn't be THAT bad...Maybe I should ease up on you guys a little.. I'm sorry... ^_^'