Despite being a pacifist that he naturally is, love is an uncomfortable subject for Ritsuka. He is often wary of compliments and doesn’t like affection in any form. Ritsuka is conflicted with believing Agatsuma Soubi’s declarations of love and thus becomes a source of tension in their relationship.
Beautiful cosplay! I think this is from one of Koga Yun’s illustrations for Loveless’ art book. I’m not sure if it actually appeared in the series though. Thanks to Wendy for sending this!