Cyclops Shōjo Saipu (サイクロプス少女さいぷ～) is a 4-panelmanga series written and illustrated by Tora-Yasu. It was adapted into an original net animation (ONA) in 2013. The comedy focuses on the adventures of a middle school girl nicknamed "Saipu" (さいぷ,saipu), based on cyclops (サイクロプス,saikuropusu) because of her height and because her hair shows one of her eyes.
Fuuka Saitou (斎藤 楓香,Saitō Fuuka), the title character, is a 14-year-old girl in her second year of junior high (8th grade). Because of her tall 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) stature, and her hairstyle that only covers one of her eyes, she is nicknamed "Saipu" (さいぷ), which is short for the cyclops (サイクロプス,saikuropusu) of mythology. Two years before the start of the series, when she was shorter than her brother Hikaru, she makes a promise that she would grow up and marry him.Ch. 1 She has a strong brother complex and is extremely sensitive and jealous of any female affections directed towards him. She often cosplays as girls that Hikaru likes,Ch. 11, 22, 35 and teases him with perverted innuendos, although some situations turn out to be innocent wordplay.Ch. 1, 2 She is admired by everyone for her model-like figure; she also is a resourceful cook and has excellent grades. When asked why she does not show her left eye, Fuuka replies that it hides a dark power.Ch. 35 In the anime webisodes, she is voiced by Mai Nakahara.
Hikaru Saitou (斎藤 光,Saitō Hikari) is Fuuka's older brother and the object of her affection; he is a first-year university student who lives at home. He is the shortest at 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) in his family, and has to regularly fend off Saipu's teases and advances,Ch. 1 as well as others in the series. On the one day when Fuuka gives him the cold shoulder, Hikaru becomes flustered.Ch. 41, 42 Hikaru is voiced by Kengo Takanashi in the anime webisodes.
Fuuka has several female classmates that she regularly hangs out with: Rin (りん) (voiced by Saki Fujita), who wears pigtails, is strongly perverted that her other classmates often ignore her comments;Ch. 5, 7, 16 Nacchan (なつ,Natsu) (voiced by Kahoru Sasajima), acts as the straight-man as she retorts Rin's perverted comments;Ch. 2, 39 Class Representative, who wears glasses and braids and secretly crushes on Fuuka;Ch. 2 and Kamiji, a tall girl with short hair who gives off a cool attitude like a delinquent, but is actually soft-spoken and rather self-conscious.Ch. 3
Other recurring characters include: the Saitou parents, who approve of Fuuka's brother complex; Hikaru's college radio club friends Sato and Suzuki,Ch. 6, 9 and their flirtatious president Eri, the last of whom causes Fuuka to be extremely jealous;Ch. 29 their cousins Akari and Souta Haruno, who conspire to split them apart;Ch. 12 and their neighbors the Yamakuras.Ch. 24