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Diabolic Pair is the accepted name for the belief that Marui Bunta and Kirihara Akaya are in a romantic relationship. They are on the same tennis team.
- As seen in Another Story OVA, Marui befriended Kirihara when he was defeated by the three Monsters/Demons/Kings of Rikkaidai. Marui and Jackal Kuwahara meet him at the arcade, and they treat him to ramen.
- Marui was very persitent to cheer Kirihara up when he was defeated by the three Monsters/Demons/Kings of Rikkaidai.
- They are often seen together.
- In the PairPuri picture drama, Kirihara was shopping with Marui and Jackal before they bumped into Kawamura Takashi.