Chiaki Yoshino is a 28 year old shoujo manga artist known as Chiharu Yoshikawa (a female name). His editor in-charge is Yoshiyuki Hatori, who is also his childhood friend.
His two best friends are Hatori and Yanase, but the lines between friendship and love begin to blur after a number of confusing incidents.
Chiaki begins to question his feelings for Hatori after not only witnessing him and Yanase together in what he thinks is a kiss; then Hatori kisses him one night. Chiaki begins to realize he has to confront his true feelings or risk losing them both.