|“||I simply want to film the moment that girl's panties went up!||”|
–Junpei to Rikiya
|Seiyū||Kenichi Suzumura |
Mitsuki Saiga (Child)
The main character in the series, Manaka is an overall average nice guy who gets strung up in numerous embarrassing but endearing romantic situations throughout middle and then high school. Although his thoughts on girls can get quite perverted on occasion, his gentleness and kindness, as well as his selflessness at times, is what attracts them to him. His indecisiveness between the girls he loves—Aya, Satsuki, and Nishino—and inability to decipher their feelings is the focal point of the story. His dream is to make films as a director. While not academically gifted, he has great talent with cinematography that gradually develops as the story progresses. By the end Manaka is shown to be an upcoming director who was recently invited to join the Kadokura company, and reunites with Nishino. She agrees to go out with him once again after he asks.
Often balancing his dream of working in the movie industry, he seeks that special someone as well. While still focused on the incident involving the strawberry panties, he often thinks and analyzes a situation as its happening, and does what he thinks is best. He often has perverted thoughts/actions when around girls at times, mostly in his head and tries to hide the emotions to the girls who are wondering what he is thinking.
The only Manaka Junpei girlfriend throughout series, at first Junpei ask her to be his girlfriend because misunderstanding and they broke up after they enter senior high school. But they took part time in same area and resume their relationship as friend. Later they became lover again during last year of senior high school and took break after graduate due chasing dream while keep good contact. Four year late, their relation resume.
- Junpei shares the same horoscope as Satsūki.
- The first kanji in his name means "center" representing him being the center of the harem.
- ↑ Strawberry 100%: Chapter 1 Page 19
|Izumizaka High School||Manaka Junpei • Toujou Aya • Kitaoji Satsūki • Hiroshi Sotomura • Misuzu Sotomura • Rikiya Komiyama|
|Oumi Academy||Nishino Tsukasa • Yui Minamito|