3. Sono Bisque Doll wa Koi wo Suru (My Dress-Up Darling)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Slice of Life, Ecchi
“You need to say how you truly feel, for your own sake.” Loner Wakana Gojou spends all his time practicing how to make traditional dolls, in hopes of becoming a dollmaker in the future like his grandfather. With circumstances getting in the way, he finds himself roped into creating cosplay outfits for the bright and popular girl in their school, Marin Kitagawa. This slice of life manga portrays living a highschool life, trying to achieve your dreams while having fun. It was interesting how Marin transforms every single time she tries out another character.
Aside from the interesting plot, the manga itself is educational, especially if you want to know about cosplay. It gives you a run-through of the struggles of cosplaying and even provides you specific tips and tricks. If you’ve read the manga, the anime adaptation will surely complete your imagination of Marin’s looks.