The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious: Is it a Romance Anime?

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The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious Is it a Romance Anime

The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious is a Japanese manga series by Wakame Konbu. Originally a webcomic in 2019, the manga was adapted into an anime by Silver Link and Blade and made its anime debut in July 2022. Is The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious a romance anime? What is its genre?

Also known as My Recently Hired Maid Is Suspicious, The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious was serialized in Monthly Gangan Joker Magazine in January 2020.

What Genre Does The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious Fall Under?

What Genre Does The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious Fall Under

The five main anime genres are shounen, shoujo, josei, seinen, and kodomomuke or kids' anime. But as time passed by, subgenres were introduced such as action, comedy, and historical. The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious is under the romantic comedy genre.

It falls under the slice of life or comedy genre as it tells a lighthearted story with a focus on romance. The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious showcases how true love can overcome various hilarious obstacles.

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What Is The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious About?

What Is The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious About

The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious follows the story of Yuuri and Lilith. Yuuri is a young, rich boy whose parents died in a car accident. He is now taken care of by his new maid named Lilith.

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He does not realize that he has fallen for her, so he thinks that all her actions are suspicious without realizing that he is slowly expressing his feelings for her.

On the other hand, Lilith is a mysterious maid who had a connection with Yuuri’s family in the past. After knowing what happened to Yuuri’s family, she left her old job to take care of him instead.

She enjoys teasing him but ends up being embarrassed whenever he confesses his feelings and attraction for her.

There are also other characters that make the series even more interesting, like Tsukasa Gojouin, Yuuri's classmate who supports the forbidden relationship; Fujisaki, a female butler who knows Lilith from the past; and Natsume Nakashima, a new maid who joins the household.

As of February 2022, The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious can be collected in five tankobon volumes. The manga is still ongoing and does not seem to be ending soon.

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