As entertaining because it is likely to be to look at the drama of polar opposites falling in love, there are lots of points related to the “opposites attract” method, probably the most frequent tropes within the romance style. The Winter 2023 anime The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague does away with this problematic trope, that includes a novel love story of two individuals who share extra in frequent quite than opposing each other.
Ice Guy follows the love story of two newly-employed workplace employees: Himuro, a descendant of a mythological snow girl, and Fuyutsuki, a standard human being. During their time working collectively, they progressively start to develop emotions as they help each other by means of the trials of on a regular basis grownup life, with some supernatural twists. With little or no drama or opposition between them, the one factor stopping them from relationship is themselves. Even with out the strain sometimes current within the “opposites attract” trope, this romantic sequence nonetheless manages to awe its viewers with a real couple supported by nice chemistry.
Both primary characters are accountable working adults with toned-down personalities, which contributes to the gradual burn of their romance. Though it is clear to everybody else within the workplace that they’ve emotions for each other, Himuro is not very vocal about his emotions and Fuyutsuki is oblivious to each Himuro’s emotions and her personal. As they construct up chemistry and a silent love between them, the anime builds their calm and picked up character traits, exhibiting how, whatever the scenario, they by no means trigger a fuss or fire up drama. Beneath their cool exterior, these two are pleasant and intensely caring, at all times going the additional mile for others with a diligent nature. In reality, it is their kindness that attracts them to 1 one other.
Fuyutsuki and Himuro first meet on the way in which to work on their first day. Fuyutsuki occurs to be strolling down the identical means as Himuro and finds him caught in place by his personal ice. She learns that as a result of he is a descendant of the snow girl, Himuro can lose management of snow or ice relying on his emotions. On his first day of labor, Himuro was so anxious that he gave himself literal chilly toes and unintentionally encased his legs in a small barrage of ice. When Fuyutsuki approaches him, unfazed by the sight of the ice, she instantly presents him tea to calm him down, exhibiting her type nature and fast considering.
After serving to him along with his first-day jitters, Fuyutsuki continues to assist Himuro as he begins to develop a crush on her and makes his personal efforts to pay her again. Himuro’s emotions for Fuyutsuki sometimes manifest into miniature snow storms or floating snowmen, however regardless of her fast skill to give you sensible options, she does not make the connection. Fuyutsuki herself slowly develops emotions for Himuro with out recognizing them as she involves admire him for his work ethic and supportive nature towards every of his colleagues. Their relationship up thus far is healthful, however what actually makes it particular is that regardless of their comparable personalities, they nonetheless stability one another out when wanted.