Since I’ve Entered the World of Romantic Comedy Manga, I’ll Do My Best to Make the Heroine Who Doesn’t Stick With the Hero Happy. - Chapter 16: Getting Found Out
“I’m sorry… I-uh, I think my finger accidentally scrolled up when I was doing my repentance earlier, and it sorta went back through your talk history with Shimada…”
If you scroll up you’ll probably be able to see Thursday’s talk with Sei-chan.
And by Thursday, I mean the day I made my confession to…
“So you like Shimada?”
“It’s bad, huh?”
“No, It’s not bad, but… eh really?”
“I’m serious now. Come on, give me back my phone.”
Yuuichi handed the phone over to me, completely stunned.
“I meant, eh, you confessed already?”
“Aah, yeah. I got a little carried away”
“Seriously? What? Eh? Wait, I’m having a hard time wrapping my head around this sudden situation.”
Seeing Yuuichi’s dismay, I sighed heavily.
I didn’t expect this guy to find out about it like this.
It’s a good opportunity, so I’ll just tell him about it.
“It’s simple. It means that I actually like Shimada and that I’ve already confessed my love to her.”
“Seriously… eh, so, are you two dating?”
“No… We’re not dating”
“Oh, so you got rejected then?”
“No, I haven’t been rejected either. The answer is still pending.”
It’s still pending, but when will I get a response…
“Seriously? Well if it’s on hold it means that there’s still a chance. If she didn’t feel anything she would have turned you down right away otherwise.”
“Hmm, I wonder… Well if you think of it positively, that may be the case.”
“Yeah I’m sure. But… Wow, I never thought that Tsukasa liked Shimada… I think that you guys would be a good match. ”
I was sure this was what that guy would say. After all it was this guy that Sei-chan fell in love with in the original story… Damn you, protagonist.
“I’ll hate you if she chooses to reject me.”
“What why!? I’m not involved with it!”
Well, it’s really a joke, because if I actually hate him it will be nothing but false resentment towards him.
I may resent him a little, but that will never make me actually hate him.
“But Tsukasa already confessed right? Hey, I’m going to confess tomorrow too, so tell me.”
“How you confess. Stuff like that.”
“Of course I won’t. It’s like a punishment game to me.”
“Come on! I won’t tell anyone! Please! I’m just using it as a reference for tomorrow!”
No, if it were you, you could just say, “I like you, please go out with me,” and Fujise would agree…
So I don’t think you actually need my advice… But there’s no way that I can just tell you that.
“Hah, It’s embarrassing as hell, so I’ll keep it brief.”
“Oh! As expected of Tsukasa! You’re the man!”
“You’ve got a lot of nerve saying that!”
So I told Yuichi about the time I confessed my feelings to Sei-chan.
I was very embarrassed so I didn’t tell him too much about how our conversation flowed but I gave him a rough idea of what I had said.
And for this guy, I think that’s the part he really wanted to hear about, because he wants to use it as a reference for his confession tomorrow.
Then we talked for a short while, and Yuichi’s first thoughts were…
“That’s a marriage proposal.”
That’s not what I’d expected to hear at all.
“He-Hey, Wh-Why is that a proposal?”
“No, on the contrary, what else could it be but a proposal? ‘I like you, please go out with me’ might be a normal confession, but ‘I’ll make you happy’ is definitely a proposal.”
It’s true that those words alone sound like a proposal, but…!
“Hey, I didn’t ask her to marry me, so it should be safe…!
“Hmm, yeah just barely though…”
Yeah, I guess I’m really on the edge currently.
“Eh? So that means Tsukasa likes Shimada so much that you would want to marry her?”
“If you marry Sei-chan, you’ll die, I swear.”
“Do you like her that much?”
Of course I do, it’s Sei-chan.
In my previous world, I spent all my non-school hours working part-time and devoted almost all of my time and money towards Sei-chan.
Just being able to breathe the same air in the same world with Sei-chan, who I love so much, is already too much happiness for me…
It’s not like I’m so happy that I’d be willing to die if we get together and get married.
I’d be too happy to die, my cause of death would by death by natural causes.
“I didn’t think you liked Shimada that much… You also said something like “Sei-chan” just now.”
“Oh, I messed up.”
“No, when I looked at your RINE’s message history, I could see the words Sei-chan.”
Come to think of it, I think I called her Sei-chan when we talked on Thursday night because I thought that I was still in a dream.
But now I was allowed to call her “Sei-chan” whenever we were alone together. This is the best, huh?
…Although sometimes as a reflex, like just now, I call her Sei-chan at the spur of the moment due to my habits of calling her that in my previous world.
And speaking of RINE, I haven’t replied to her message yet.
I had just shown this guy the message from Sei-chan and forgot to reply to her.
“That’s right. I mean, is Shimada really going to come to the date’s place? If so, I’d really appreciate it…”
“Well, let’s ask her about that first.”
Let’s see,the message I’ll send is..
“Shigemoto says he’d be grateful if you’d do it, but wouldn’t that put a huge burden on Sei-chan?”
It was immediately read, and a few seconds later, I received a reply.
“It’s not that much since it’s for Shiho. Keep it a secret from Shiho though. I didn’t tell her that Tojoin might come and disrupt the date. She was looking forward to this, so I don’t want to unnecessarily worry her.”
“You’re such a good girl…! I love you so much…!”
“You’re not even hiding your feelings for Shimada anymore now, are you…?”