Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san (からかい上手の高木さん, Literally meaning "Skilled Teaser Takagi-san") is a Japanese manga series by Sōichirō Yamamoto. It began serialization in Shogakukan's shōnen manga magazine supplement Monthly Shōnen Sunday Mini in 2013, and it moved to the main Monthly Shōnen Sunday magazine in July 2016. An anime television series adaptation by Shin-Ei Animation will premiere in January 2018.
"If you blush, you lose". Living by this principle, the middle schooler Nishikata gets constantly made fun of by his seat neighbor Takagi. With his pride shattered to pieces, he vows to turn the tables and get back at her some day. And so, he attempts to tease her day after day, only to find himself victim to Takagi-san's ridicule again sooner than later. Will he be able to make Takagi-san blush from embarrassment even once in the end?
- Takagi, a middle school student in the same class as Nishikata, a boy she constantly teases.
- Nishikata, a middle school student who constantly gets teased by his classmate Takagi.
As of February 2018, nine volumes have been published.