Act 1: The Lover Shop is the first chapter in the shojo series Absolute Boyfriend.
- The reader is introduced to: Riiko,Night,Gaku, and Mika.
The Chapter begins with Riiko looking at a tape measure.She then says to herself: 31 inches... No change - They havn't grown at all! Riiko then tells herself that she will never buy another mail-order product ever again.Riiko then looks at the clock and sees that it is time for school. While running through the corridoor, Riiko trips over a bottle of water and is sent flying in to thewindow. As she hit's the widow, Riiko notices that she had forgotten to bring in her laundry.Meanwhile, just nextdoor, Soshi is looking at what appears to be a pair of boxer shorts.