Chuunibyou (aka Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions) is about Yuuta Togashi, a freshman in high school. While in middle school, he suffered from “adolescent delusions” (chuunibyou). He believed he possessed supernatural powers, and called himself the “Dark Flame Master.” He grew out of it, but not before alienating everyone in school. So he goes to a high school where nobody will know him.
One of his classmates in high school is still a chuunibyou. Rikka Takanashi possesses the Tyrant’s Eye (color contact), and she wears an eyepatch constantly. She wields the fearsome Schwarz ZX Prototype Mark II (a frilly umbrella). Unfortunately for Yuuta, Rikka learns of his Dark Flame Master past, and becomes interested in him. Yuta is fearful of his good reputation slipping away as he is inevitably caught up in her maniacal fantasy life.
An anime film titled Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions the Movie: Rikka Takanashi Revision, which retells the events of the first anime season from Rikka’s perspective, was released in Japanese theaters on September 14, 2013. A second anime television season will begin airing on January 8, 2014, under the title Chūnibyō Demo Koi Ga Shitai! Ren.
The Anime Network is streaming the first season of Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! online: http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Love-Chunibyo-Other-Delusions/Watch
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