>>180665753>Manbagi asked about her first love, and seeing as hers was in middle school, I think she assumed Komi's was too
Well, yeah: that's what her thought cloud in >>180665493
says outright. I just wondered if there was some loss of meaning (or lack of meaning) in translation there, like how what Komi wrote here can't really be mistaken for "I love you too" in English.
In context, it works either way this time, so it's not that important.