Hensuki: Are You Willing to Fall in Love with a Pervert, as Long as She's a Cutie?

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Hensuki: Are You Willing to Fall in Love with a Pervert, as Long as She's a Cutie?
Kawaikereba Hentai demo Suki ni Natte Kuremasuka? light novel volume 1 cover.jpg
Cover of the first volume of Hensuki: Are You Willing to Fall in Love with a Pervert, as Long as She's a Cutie?, featuring the character Yuika Koga
可愛ければ変態でも好きになってくれますか?
(Kawaikereba Hentai demo Suki ni Natte Kuremasuka?)
GenreRomantic comedy[1]
Light novel
Written byTomo Hanama
Illustrated bysune
Published byMedia Factory
DemographicMale
ImprintMF Bunko J
Original runJanuary 25, 2017 – present
Volumes9 (List of volumes)
Manga
Written byTomo Hanama
Illustrated byCHuN
Published byFujimi Shobo
DemographicShōnen
MagazineMonthly Dragon Age
Original runNovember 9, 2017 – present
Volumes4 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed byItsuki Imazaki
Written byKenichi Yamashita
Music byYouichi Sakai
StudioGeek Toys
Licensed by
Original networkAT-X, Tokyo MX, MBS, BS11
Original run July 8, 2019 September 23, 2019
Episodes12 (List of episodes)
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Hensuki: Are You Willing to Fall in Love with a Pervert, as Long as She's a Cutie?, known in Japan as Kawaikereba Hentai demo Suki ni Natte Kuremasuka? (可愛ければ変態でも好きになってくれますか?), is a Japanese romantic comedy light novel series written by Tomo Hanama and illustrated by sune. It began publication by Media Factory under their MF Bunko J imprint, with the first volume released on January 25, 2017. A total of nine volumes have published as of December 2019.

A manga adaptation with illustration by CHuN has been serialized via Fujimi Shobo's shōnen manga magazine Monthly Dragon Age since November 2017. It has been collected in three tankōbon volumes. A 12-episode anime television series adaptation by Geek Toys aired on July 8 to September 23, 2019; the series is licensed in North America by Funimation.[2]

Premise[edit]

Hensuki: Are You Willing to Fall in Love with a Pervert, as Long as She's a Cutie? revolves around Keiki Kiryū, an ordinary high school student who finds an anonymous love letter addressed to him. What makes things even more interesting is that, attached to the letter, is a pair of panties. In the process of investigating who his "Cinderella" might be, Keiki discovers that every girl he suspects is singularly perverted and desperately interested in getting him to participate in their perversion.

Characters[edit]

Main[edit]

Keiki Kiryū (桐生 慧輝, Kiryū Keiki)
Voiced by: Kōhei Amasaki (Drama CD), Hiro Shimono (TV anime)[1] (Japanese); Clifford Chapin[3] (English)
Keiki is a second-year high school student, library helper and member of the calligraphy club. After cleaning up the club room he found a love letter left for him along with a pair of panties, and is now trying to track down the "Cinderella" who left these items for him.
Sayuki Tokihara (朱鷺原 紗雪, Tokihara Sayuki)
Voiced by: Ayaka Imamura (Drama CD), Ayana Taketatsu (TV anime)[1] (Japanese); Mallorie Rodak[3] (English)
Sayuki is a third-year student and president of the calligraphy club. She is a hardcore masochist who longs to be Keiki's "pet". She repeatedly uses hidden cameras to gain material with which to blackmail him into satisfying her fetish. She's known about Yuika's fetish from the first time they met and immediately became fierce rivals, constantly fighting for his attention. She is called "Witch" by Yuika.
Yuika Koga (古賀 唯花, Koga Yuika)
Voiced by: Ari Ozawa (Drama CD), Rina Hidaka (TV anime)[1] (Japanese); Madeleine Morris[3] (English)
Yuika is a first-year student and assistant librarian with Keiki. She is one quarter Caucasian, has blonde hair and blue eyes, and is initially shy and stand-offish, but warms up to Keiki's persistent attempts to get to know her. She's secretly a sadist who wishes to make Keiki her slave. She found out about Sayuki's fetish the first time they met and has been fighting to "protect" Keiki from the "Witch's" clutches.
Mao Nanjō (南條 真緒, Nanjō Mao)
Voiced by: Satsumi Matsuda (Drama CD), Iori Nomizu (TV anime)[4] (Japanese); Kristen McGuire[3] (English)
Keiki's classmate and dear friend. She frequently hangs out with him and Shoma. She's secretly a fujoshi who constantly fantasizes about Keiki and Shoma in homoerotic situations, which she writes and illustrates in a published series. She begs Keiki to become an actual couple with Shoma to help fuel her fantasies and aid her in her work.
Mizuha Kiryū (桐生 瑞葉, Kiryū Mizuha)
Voiced by: Yūki Kuwahara (Drama CD), Kaede Hondo (TV anime)[4] (Japanese); Emily Neves[3] (English)
Keiki's younger sister. She's very close to her brother and frequently "flirts" with him as Keiki puts it, ranging from pampering him and seeking to have him pamper her to sneaking into bed with him claiming suspicion he'd finally awaken as a siscon. It is later revealed that she is the "Cinderella" who left her panties, and that she was adopted after the death of her parents and thus non-blood related. She also has an exhibitionist tendency, and frequently strips naked in Keiki's room.
Shōma Akiyama (秋山 翔馬, Akiyama Shōma)
Voiced by: Atsushi Tamaru (Drama CD), Keisuke Koumoto (TV anime)[4] (Japanese); Jordan Dash Cruz[3] (English)
Keiki's best friend. Though popular he's a confirmed lolicon. He regularly acts as a confidant for Keiki, helping him to figure out who the "Cinderella" may have been.

Supporting[edit]

Koharu Ōtori (鳳 小春, Ōtori Koharu)
Voiced by: Ayaka Ōhashi[5] (Japanese); Kate Bristol (English)[3]
Koharu is a third-year from the Astronomy club. She's a stalker who engages in constant voyeurism. She is extremely tiny, resembling a small child. She's in love with Keiki's lolicon friend Shoma, but worries that despite her "loli" appearance he'd still refuse to date her on account of her being older than him. She thus uses secretly-taken photos to try and blackmail Keiki into helping her.
Ayano Fujimoto (藤本 彩乃, Fujimoto Ayano)
Voiced by: Anzu Haruno[5] (Japanese); Emi Lo[3] (English)
Ayano is a second-year student, and vice-president of the student council. She engages in olfactophilia, and though she does sniff around the boy's locker room, she became especially attracted to Keiki's smell and frequently ask for his underwear.
Shiho Takasaki (鷹崎 志帆, Takasaki Shiho)
Shiho is a third-year student, and the president of the student council. Since Keiki frequently helped the student councils, they became acquainted. She enjoys playing video games. When the Caligraphy club misused club funding, she used her power to make Keiki a temporary student council member as one of the condition to forgive the club's debt. She expressed interest in Keiki specific due to his popularity with girls, as she has strong a netorare fetish, and gets excited for seeing the love of her life being stolen (or poached in the case of Keiki).
Airi Nagase (長瀬 愛梨, Nagase Airi)
Airi is a first-year student and the treasurer of the student council. Because of a traumatic experience in her past, which turned in fear, Airi is very cold towards men. She is said to be a tsundere because of her difference in treatment between men and women. It is revelead later that she likes and writes yuri novels, which often make Keiki wonder if she is homosexual.
Okita (沖田先生, Okita-sensei)
Voiced by: Suzuko Mimori[6] (Japanese); Cassie Ewulu[3] (English)
A teacher at Momosawa High School and the calligraphy club advisor.

Media[edit]

Light novels[edit]

Kawaikereba Hentai demo Suki ni Natte Kuremasuka? is written by Tomo Hanama and illustrated by sune. Media Factory published the first volume on January 25, 2017 under their MF Bunko J imprint. A Drama CD was released on June 25, 2018. The series was originally supposed to end after 10 volumes, but in the Afterword of volume 8, Hanama stated that "I’d be lying if I said that I wasn’t fired up after seeing the anime, so please look forward to future developments."

No.Release date ISBN
1 January 25, 2017[7]ISBN 978-4-04-069008-7
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1: "Cinderella Forgot To Take Her Panties With Her"
  • Chapter 2: "My Senpai Can’t Be This Abnormal"
  • Chapter 3: "Since When Was I Under the Illusion That This Would Be a Normal Love Comedy?"
  • Chapter 4: "My Senpai and Kouhai Are Fighting Way Too Much"
  • Chapter 5: "A Cruel Devil’s Thesis"
  • Epilogue
2 May 25, 2017[8]ISBN 978-4-04-069279-1
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1: "Is the Order a Bunny Girl?"
  • Chapter 2: "My Hentai Love-Comedy Is Wrong as I Expected"
  • Chapter 3: "Love, Stalkers and Other Delusions"
  • Chapter 4: "A Little Sister’s All You Need"
  • Chapter 5: "I Am a Master"
  • Epilogue
3 September 25, 2017[9]ISBN 978-4-04-069457-3
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1: "No Panties No Life"
  • Chapter 2: "Yuika-sama Wants To Be the Only One"
  • Chapter 3: "This Love Is Being Manga-Fied"
  • Chapter 4: "Is the Order a Cat-Eared Maid?"
  • Chapter 5: "A Blessing To These Wonderful Swimsuits!"
  • Epilogue
4 January 25, 2018[10]ISBN 978-4-04-069672-0
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1: "And Like That, the Older Brother Decided To Run Away"
  • Chapter 2: "He’s My Nii-san But It Doesn’t Matter if There’s Love, Right?"
  • Chapter 3: "The Surprise Attack Comes After the Fireworks"
  • Chapter 4: "Ayano-san Won’t Give Up"
  • Chapter 5: "A Certain Calligraphy Club’s Seaside Training Camp."
  • Epilogue
5 March 25, 2018[11]ISBN 978-4-04-069915-8
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1: "I Still Don’t Know the Size of the Breasts I Saw That Day"
  • Chapter 2: "Starting the Training Life From Zero"
  • Chapter 3: "The Event Book of the Legal Loli Senpai"
  • Chapter 4: "The Cat, the Panties, and the Sports Festival"
  • Chapter 5: "How To Create an Interesting Shoujo Manga"
  • Epilogue
6 October 25, 2018[12]ISBN 978-4-04-065236-8
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1: "This Calligraphy Club Has a Problem"
  • Chapter 2: "That’s Why She Can’t Part-Time Work"
  • Chapter 3: "The Working Female Molester and Loving Pervert"
  • Chapter 4: "Teasing Master Mitani-san"
  • Chapter 5: "This Passing World Is Full of Perverts"
  • Epilogue
7 February 25, 2019[13]ISBN 978-4-04-065528-4
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1: "A Sleepover Comes Sudden"
  • Chapter 2: "It’s the Culture Festival, Everyone!"
  • Chapter 3: "It’s the Culture Festival, You Perverts!"
  • Chapter 4: "Even So, I Won’t Do It"
  • Chapter 5: "For Airi, the Unknown Men’s World"
  • Epilogue
8 July 25, 2019[14][15]ISBN 978-4-04-065855-1
ISBN 978-4-04-065856-8 (SP)
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1: "I’d Like To Borrow a Boyfriend"
  • Chapter 2: "One of Them Is the Perpetrator!"
  • Chapter 3: "There Is Always But One Truth"
  • Chapter 4: "Excuse Me, But My Younger Boyfriend Is Totally Interested in Real Grade School Girls"
  • Chapter 5: "That’s Why We Can’t Love."
  • Epilogue
9 December 25, 2019[16]ISBN 978-4-04-064185-0
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1: "Curry. After that, Panties."
  • Chapter 2: "Why Are You Here, Panties?!"
  • Chapter 3: "Why Are You Here, Heroine?!"
  • Chapter 4: "You Are the Student Council Vice President, and I am Your Butler"
  • Chapter 5: "Love, Elections and a Broken Heart"
  • Epilogue

Manga[edit]

A manga adaptation, illustrated by CHuN began serialization in Fujimi Shobo's Monthly Dragon Age magazine since November 9, 2017.[1] Four tankōbon volumes have been released as of October 9, 2019.

No.Release date ISBN
1 May 25, 2018[17]ISBN 978-4-04-072707-3
2 November 9, 2018[18]ISBN 978-4-04-072949-7
3 July 25, 2019[19]ISBN 978-4-04-073258-9
4 October 9, 2019[20]ISBN 978-4-04-073362-3

Anime[edit]

An anime television series adaptation was announced on February 20, 2019.[1] The series is animated by Geek Toys and directed by Itsuki Imazaki, with Kenichi Yamashita handling series composition, and Yōsuke Itō designing the characters. Youichi Sakai is composing the series' music. Seven is credited for animation production assistance. The series aired from July 8 to September 23, 2019 on AT-X, Tokyo MX, MBS, and BS11.[4][21] The series ran for 12 episodes.[22] Ayaka Ōhashi performed the series' opening theme song "Daisuki" (ダイスキ。), while Mia Regina performed the series' ending theme song "Mubyū no Hana" (無謬の花).[5] A short anime spin-off titled Hensuki▽ ran after episodes of the main anime on AT-X. The shorts are directed and written by Itsuki Imazaki.[6]

No. Title[23] Original air date
1"Cinderella Dropped Her Panties!?"
Transcription: "Pantsu o otoshita shinderera!?" (Japanese: パンツを落としたシンデレラ!?)
July 8, 2019 (2019-07-08)
2"Indecisive Prince!?"
Transcription: "Yūjū fudan na ōji-sama!?" (Japanese: 優柔不断な王子様!?)
July 15, 2019 (2019-07-15)
3"Cinderella is Shy!?"
Transcription: "Hazukashigari ya no shinderera!?" (Japanese: 恥ずかしがりやのシンデレラ!?)
July 22, 2019 (2019-07-22)
4"Cinderella Can't Come Out!?"
Transcription: "Sunao ni narenai shinderera!?" (Japanese: 素直になれないシンデレラ!?)
July 29, 2019 (2019-07-29)
5"Operation: Koharu is a First-Year Student"
Transcription: ""Koharu-chan wa ichi nenseidayo☆" dai sakusen" (Japanese: 『小春ちゃんは一年生だよ☆』大作戦)
August 5, 2019 (2019-08-05)
6"Cinderella Came Falling Down!?"
Transcription: "Ochitekita shinderera!?" (Japanese: 落ちてきたシンデレラ!?)
August 12, 2019 (2019-08-12)
7"Operation: Koharu is a First-Year Student - Conclusion"
Transcription: ""Koharu-chan wa ichi nenseidayo☆" dai sakusen kanketsu hen" (Japanese: 『小春ちゃんは一年生だよ☆』大作戦 完結篇)
August 19, 2019 (2019-08-19)
8"The Prince Lost His Panties!?"
Transcription: "Pantsu o nakushita ōji sama!?" (Japanese: パンツをなくした王子様!?)
August 26, 2019 (2019-08-26)
9"Operation: Keiki is a Master Now!!"
Transcription: ""Toshi kagayaku n wa go shujin samadayo★" dai sakusen!" (Japanese: 『慧輝くんはご主人様だよ★』大作戦!)
September 2, 2019 (2019-09-02)
10"The Prince Became a Slave!?"
Transcription: "Dorei ni natta ōji sama!?" (Japanese: 奴隷になった王子様!?)
September 9, 2019 (2019-09-09)
11"Cinderella Took Off Her Swimwear?!"
Transcription: "Mizugi o nuida shinderera!?" (Japanese: 水着を脱いだシンデレラ!?)
September 16, 2019 (2019-09-16)
Keiki treats his girls on a swimming party using the stub that he earned on the previous episode. The girls, particularly Sayuki and Yuika, compete to gain Keiki's attention though he wants to please everyone. He ended up to his younger sister, Mizuha, alone in the indoor pool and suffers a cramp. She remembers how Keiki carried her when they're young to which Keiki seemingly forgets and notices Mizuha's growth. Meanwhile, Koharu conducts a contest where participants must deliver a convincing confession to the person they admire. As the girls compete and takes advantage to convey their feelings to Keiki indirectly, the latter evaluates their confessions and continues to deduce who is the "Cinderella" among them. Mizuha wins the contest by gaining much applause from the audience. Afterwards, Keiki flips Mizuha's skirt to see her panties which finally confirms his theory. Mizuha admits that she is the one who left the love letter and her panty on the Calligraphy Club room, hid herself in the locker room and quickly sprinted out to evade Keiki. She also confessed that she is in love to Keiki because of his kindness, caring and understanding personality. Keiki downplays Mizuha's confession as they cannot be in a relationship as they're siblings but she corrects him by recalling their birth dates. Mizuha also tells Keiki that they have the same age, only five months apart. With this, Mizuha concludes that they're not siblings at all.
12"Are You Willing to Fall in Love with a Pervert, as Long as She's a Cutie?"
Transcription: "Kawaikereba hentai demo suki ni natte kuremasuka?" (Japanese: 可愛ければ××でも〇〇になってくれますか?)
September 23, 2019 (2019-09-23)
Mizuha continues her romantic advances to Keiki, to which the latter reiterates that they're siblings. He becomes irritated that he decided to left the house, ignores Mizuha's messages and wanders off the streets and recollects how Mizuha arrived in the Kiryu household. He asks to stay overnight with Shoma and Koharu but to no avail. Rain falls and Keiki suddenly gets wet, acquiring fever upon arriving at their home. Mizuha tends Keiki on his fever while Sayuki and Yuika pays him a visit. Later that night, his fever gradually dies down and decides to go to the bathroom, only seeing a naked Mizuha. He asks Mizuha why she fell in love with him, and the latter remembers Keiki's endearing remark upon her arrival at the household years ago, as well as how Keiki treats her totally as a sibling. Keiki and Mizuha finally come to their terms to endear each other as siblings. In conclusion of the series, they continue their respective lives as family yet Mizuha slowly and continuously flirts to Keiki which in fact she asks him to become her boyfriend even for a day. Keiki obliges her request and during their date, Keiki contemplates that he is surrounded by girls with weird fetishes in life. Much to his surprise, he discovers Mizuha is an exhibitionist as seeing her pictures wearing only underwear or being half naked. Mizuha tells Keiki that she will only do that to him if they're lovers but Keiki bluntly declines.

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