Top 10 Romance Manga of 1991
1. From Far Away
On her way home from school one day, Noriko is unexpectedly plunged into a strange and extraordinary fantasy world. Her troubles compound exponentially when she is rescued and befriended by a handsome young man by the name of Izark. He may be brave and courageous, but inside Izark lurks the darkest evil imaginable. And according to an ancient prophecy, Noriko possesses the power to unleash that evil. Now, inexorably bound together, these two unlikely allies must navigate a world both wondrous and hostile. (Source: Viz)
2. Fushigi Yugi
While visiting the National Library, junior-high students Miaka Yuuki and Yui Hongo are transported into the world of a mysterious book set in ancient China, “The Universe of The Four Gods.” Miaka suddenly finds herself with the responsibility of being the priestess of Suzaku, and must find all of her celestial warriors for the purpose of summoning Suzaku for three wishes. However, the enemy nation of the god Seiryuu has manipulated Yui into becoming the priestess of Seiryuu. As enemies, the former best friends begin their long struggle to summon their respective gods and obtain their wishes…
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3. Tenshi Nanka Ja Nai
In a rainy spring day, first year high schooler Midori Saezima saw a tall, handsome fellow student took care of a stray kitten. Without knowing the boy's name, she fell in love with him at the first sight. Due to sickness, Midori returned to school three days after summer vacation -- only to find out that she was "volunteered" as a candidate for student council. After a series of embarrassing accidents, both she and the mysterious boy she had a crush on, Akira Sudo, were elected as members of the student council. Being the first student council of this newly established high school, they are about to create "new traditions" for their school and a bittersweet love story for themselves...
4. Iguana no Musume
A high school senior without self-esteem thinks she's an iguana. Her mother claims that whenever she sees Rika, she sees an iguana instead of a real human. Because of this, Rika has never received or was shown any love by her mother. Rika's younger sister Mami has been getting all of the love and attention by the mother. (Source: M-U)
5. Futaba-kun Change♡
Futaba Shimeru is a normal high-schooler living a normal life, active in his school's wrestling club and slowly getting closer to his awkward love interest, Misaki. This fails to last as he discovers his family's hereditary genetic defect that becomes active at adolescence. Although it will eventually become controllable, either excitement or stress now makes Futaba switch sex. Mayhem ensues.
Saki secretly loves her sister's boyfriend, Kaname. When she starts college, she decides to begin a new chapter of her life, forgetting Kaname and searching for a new love.
The story begins by introducing three sisters on a central "Heavenly" planet. This central planet is surrounded by 12 other planets or "worlds." The three sisters living on the heavenly planet are princesses (of course!). One day, the eldest sister goes on a training expedition, but does not return. The energetic, peppy, stereo-type-heroine youngest sister goes off to rescue her. There the story begins.
On her journey, she begins to have perverse dreams about a dark, sinister man with her eldest sister. Out of nowhere, she meets this guy who has a strange, troubled past. He has psycotic phases where he assumes another personality. Sometimes he's nice, and sometimes he gets really evil-looking and tries to seduce her.
She soon meets many other odd people on her journey and they travel with her. Her journey and the adventures become the main story.