Storm of Summer is an animation based on the 2006 manga by Jin Kobayashi creator of the School Rumble series so you can expect a light comedy. The opening narration each episode tells us that 13-year old boy Yasaka met a wonderful 16-year old girl Arashiyama during summer vacation. In the first episode you are thrown into the middle of the action. I think it is the season closer. In the second episode we start from the beginning of the story. Our bespectacled lead Yasaka is brash, full of confidence and an idiot. When he sees Arashiyama working at the Ark Café he falls in love at first sight. He soon discovers Arashi is not an ordinary girl. In fact she is a restless spirit.
The stories are mostly about Arashi's missions and each episode can stand alone. There are a few "just for laughs" episodes that involve time travel paradoxes. Definitely worth watching for the amusing characters like the larcenous Master and the down-on-his-luck Shades. We also get 4-panel gags at the beginning and a recurring skit with Kanako and Yayoi referring to other mangas.
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