A popular eroge whose anime adaptation is infamous for its violent ending, which was pre-empted by the TV channel due to various violent events in the news in Japan at the time. Also a popular manga series for those who like love stories.
Makoto Ito begins his second semester of school at Sakakino Academy. On his routine commute to school, he notices a fellow Sakakino Academy student, Kotonoha Katsura. As Makoto continues to watch the girl every day, he begins to see courage in Kotonoha's eyes and likes her features. And eventually, his liking for her became obvious enough for close people to Makoto to notice something was going on that was changing Makoto's attitude.
School Days was originally developed for the PC, and was an actual visual game. It wasn't until later that it was adapted into the popular manga and anime. It was developed by Overflow for the PC, and there began its original characters and story lines. This PC version of the franchise was published by Stack, and later
came out as a popular PlayStation 2 game. The manga was written by Homare Sakazuki and lasted two volumes, and it also became a popular anime. It was translated into a twelve-episode television series by TNK.