It's Hard to Love
Volume 2, Chapter 17
Chapter 17 cover
Kana それは愛のは難しい
Romaji Sore wa ai no wa muzukashī
Translation It's Hard to Love
New Characters Rika Tachibana
Chapter guide
Killing Over Three Years

It's Hard to Love is the seventeenth chapter in the Koukou tekken-den tough manga, and the Seventeenth chapter in the series.


Kiichi, during dinner, recalls what had happened at the docks, as the college teacher introduces herself as Rika Tachibana, one of Goji's lovers. She then states the difference between Goji and Kiichi, and how she would like it if Kiichi would crush him. Kiichi then comes back to the current time and runs to the bathroom to throw, feeling the after effects of Goji's slam. Kiichi then trains with his father, and his father notices that Kiichi had fought with Goji, and looks at the mark left by Goji's elbow. Seiko tells him that Kiichi would have lost to Goji if the fight had continued. Seiko tells Kiichi that he has a major weakness that Goji does not, and that is the weakness of kindness as Martial arts style is meant to kill.



Story NotesEdit

  • Kiichi meets Rika Tachibana for the first time
  • Kiichi feels the after effects of Goji's throw
  • Seiko tells Kiichi that his weakness is Kindness something Goji does not have
  • Goji is still angry at Kiichi and takes it out on his own dojo


Note all characters in bold are new to the story

  1. Kiichi Miyazawa
  2. Seiko Miyazawa
  3. Kiichi's Grandpa
  4. Ishige
  5. Moriyan
  6. Rika Tachibana
  7. Goji Kano



Koukou Tekken-den Tough Volume 2 Chapters
Asura · The Fists of Light and Darkness · The Heart's of Hashin Sho! · The Physique of The Combatant · The True Face of The Champion · Street Judo Combat · Event?! · It's Hard to Love · Killing Over Three Years · The Ultimate Challenge