Spoiler Warning

This essay will feature spoilers for the entire series. I will make several requests of you. First, if you have not read The Wheel of Time but plan on doing so, then please stop reading now and do not come back until you have finished the series. Second, if you have not read The Wheel of Time and do not plan on doing so, then go ahead and keep reading. However, if you find yourself at any point of this essay convinced to try the series out, then stop reading the moment you have been convinced. If not, then I…

Introduction: Kaguya-sama Wants to Be Confessed To

I am in love… and so are Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane, though unlike me neither are willing to admit it to themselves, nor to each other. “Kaguya-sama: Love is War”, by the talented Aka Akasaka, is a satirical romance manga series that has been running for 196 chapters as of me currently writing this introduction. It is about two high school students, two geniuses, who through their superior intellect attempt to manipulate the other into confessing their love.

At least that’s what it seems like the series is about from the get go, but what the reader comes to…

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