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From Blissful Sin:

1-2) Scarlet
College student Akio is dating his beautiful classmate, Ryou. Unable to stand the slightest loneliness, Ryou accepts any girl who approaches him. One day, Ryou introduces Akio to a girl he is thinking of marrying which makes Akio decide to completely break it off with Ryou. Instead, a heart wrenching love story takes stage!

3-4) One Night Stand
During the day Harumi is just a normal businessman but when night comes he changes into a different person.

5) My Lover
Keito wonders why he is still in a relationship with the overly depressive Naoki


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v.1 c.2-5 + Extra (end) by Blissful Sin (1652d ago)
v.1 c.1 by Blissful Sin (1876d ago)
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1 Volume (Complete)

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Average: 8 / 10.0 (355 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.9 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 27th 2014, 5:39pm PST



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The first story - definitely not! Second and third were good.   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by kvicka
March 14th, 2014, 4:07am
About first story.... No really!
I mostly agree with all these comments with low rating.
Ryou is obsessive hypocritical brainless disgusting crybaby..and I'm not exaggerating. And I feel sick just looking at him...and I really don't get Akio....

I'm rating this manga 6 because I really like second story and also quite the third one.
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Gah I love her works   
Rating: N/A
by aiish
December 23rd, 2013, 10:45am
Even though I knew she does make her ukes really pathetic and lovesick, I can't help but love it because all the semes are charmed either way. They can't escape the miso ukes!!!! I even got tears. XD
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Dont know what to say   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by julii.69
June 30th, 2013, 12:55am
Second story, cute. third story, nice. But first.... Mmmm that whats awkward. Although I felt some connection with real life events on it, its a little too much.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
The rape on those circumstances I can understand, but why did he open up his lover arm like that! That was just crazy but in a way like: this shouldn't be on a manga or in any other place, you never know when someone is gonna try that becouse he/she read it!

Akio's friend at least the only sane person in the manga! (although I would have killed Ryou)

... Last updated on June 30th, 2013, 1:05am
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First Couple   
Rating: 1.5 / 10.0
by IceCreamMonster
March 21st, 2013, 5:37pm
The very first couple, and the whole entire plot for them are pretty jacked up, both the seme and the uke have their own problems and mental illness. If i were the uke, probably i would never meet the other dude again, but NO it did not turn out to be like that at all, it went to the totally OPPOSITE of it. It would have been waaayyy better as a horror/romance type of manga.
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How could you guys hate Ryou?   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by mtmt1311
February 9th, 2013, 5:23pm
Hes my ideal bf.
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He needs so much love that my being with him is not enough, so he have to sleep around (thats reallyyy make him less lonely). Hes an honest guy so he cheated openly (not that I care). He is gentle that he could say anything to harm the girl who verbally assaulting his lover in front of his very eyes (wonder if he has balls). But when it cames to me, he got guts, raped (oh here are the balls) and killed (hes too innocent to know when u kill a person, that person will disappear. I love anyone who treats me this way. I bet my parents who spend through trouble raising me will totally agree to this (can everyone see the sarcasm dripping off from this post?)

Jokes aside. Im horrified to see who this manga can become popular. Its fiction but I cant overlook the fact that it has a very bad message. The author tried to push possessive love to a new level but give us a horrifying criminal story instead.
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Dont even say its Akio's fault so not saying "I love u" A guy who cant not be faithful to me just because Im not saying lines like this do not deserve my love. And Ryou expects Akio to love him, yet he did nothing to achieve that (he did the opposite actually).

Sorry, but similar story happens in real life. The guy actually raped and murdered the girl then mutilated her body to put in his house. This is also obsessive love. Do you still think its cute or sweet? The only difference is Akio did not die. Everything works out find since Akio is a freak himself. For a normal person, imagine how horrible her life would have been if she happens to be the object of Ryou's love?
For many comments about its unnecessary to associate with real life. When I said something about I dont like cheating in manga, people always response to me about how "realistic" it is. But when it comes to this, you are telling I dont really need to care about how it is realistically? I felt that when you like a manga, you will find excuse for it or make up flaws of its criticism.
I cant say the story is realistic or not because both characters are not normal. Ryou can be considered a high risk for killing someone (can?t control their temper and keep hurting/beating their lovers/family members) Very dangerous and need to be under care of specialists.
I agree that this story makes in you remember it, but not in a good way, and I'm terrified about how people say its cute or sweet.
Second story is so so.
Third story, even though it was told by the cheater's POV, I still hate him. No one deserves to be treated that way.

... Last updated on March 19th, 2013, 1:44pm
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Horrifying, and not in a good way   
Rating: N/A
by sending
November 18th, 2012, 11:50pm
The first story was an utterly disturbing case of domestic violence and emotional abuse posed as a romance. Ryou has so many screws loose, I seriously don't even know where to begin with his issues. He is not suffering from mere abandonment issues, but rather seems mentally ill. Tae was also rather twisted in her verbal abuse towards Akio.

That isn't to say that the story was bad, just incredibly disturbing. The other two stories were much less creepy. I love Madarame Hiro's art style, and her penchant towards clinically insane characters, but this particular story hit a sour note for me. It just couldn't convince me to root for Akio and Ryou's relationship. Rather, I wanted them both to receive extensive counseling.

Overall, I'd say give this volume a miss. Her other stories are much better (especially the Kawaii Akuma series). If you have to read one of the stories in this volume, though, the second one is the best. The third is over too quickly to leave an impression but the second was kind of cute.

... Last updated on February 9th, 2013, 5:03pm
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Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by vsneagaa
October 22nd, 2012, 2:08am
i didn't like first story cuz i think seme has personality disorder he always cry like a baby and then you saw him like 'if he doesn't mine i will kill him'' WTF so this story is really unnecessary i think cuz another stories are really cute.
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The second story was good...   
Rating: N/A
by moeanao
October 19th, 2012, 8:22am
No, I didn't like the first story. I don't mind reading rape scenes (I'm not saying that I like reading rape scenes, but I'm not bothered by it).
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
The way he raped the other was terrible. And the reason even more so. It was his own fault that he stopped seeing him and I know he's bad at saying no, but there's still a limit. And the way uke took it was just so stupid, sign of love by killing his lover? That's stupid.

Anyway, I think the second story was good enough though, I watched the steamy scenes with drama CD, and damn, it was the most intense I've seen in a while (though I've seen much more intense) So my yaoi heart was really satisfied *nodnod*
Though the story wasn't that good or anything, not anything new, you know. But I still enjoyed it.
I didn't like the last story either. Because I don't like unfaithful semes (or ukes). Oh well.
The art is still very good though!

... Last updated on October 19th, 2012, 9:17am
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It's surprising good!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by fisukisuki
September 21st, 2012, 12:05pm
Not that scary, not like what the other say. But i should say it that the very FIRST STORY is so Depresing!!! That moment it's almost make me think to stop reading this manga. But i still persistent and keep reading 'till the ending. And... "yaaayy" No one die!!! biggrin I almost cry of scared if someone die here! And the other, the 2nd couple is interesting! I love their story! And about the 3rd is gloomy-weird-unique. But not bad at all. Just unique. Peace! hehe...
This is good very very good for First manga! Worth to be read. smile
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Oh, did I mention all this happens in just one chapter?   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by Rizy
May 1st, 2012, 3:59pm
I absolutely love obsessive love, and that's why I hate so much when people mistake a disgusting, poorly written "love" story for a beautiful tale of obsessive, twisted love.

Akio is one of the few people who has the guts to approach beautiful, princely Ryou. They end up falling in love and dating after Ryou confesses to him. But the thing is, Ryou sleeps around with other girls, he can't refuse them. And it happens so often that Akio doesn't even care about it anymore (but Ryou still apologizes to him). We're told he does it because he feels lonely, 'cause so many people are interested in him just because of his looks. Even though he has a boyfriend who loves him, he still feels so very lonely! It sure is a good reason and he shouldn't feel ashamed of that! Boo hoo, poor Ryou!! Go and cheat on him all you want!

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Then one day a girl shows up telling Akio they must break up, because Ryou proposed to her (though it's clear she is the one who's forcing him to do these things), but he just can't bring himself to break Akio's heart, 'cause he's too kind and cares so much about Akio. Oh! Did I mention she brought Ryou along? He was there, watching as that girl destroyed everything between them, because... Because of what? He feels lonely? He just can't say "no" to girls? He's "too kind"? No! He did that because he didn't WANT to refuse the girls interested in him and he took Akio for granted.

When Ryou realises Akio is determined to not even look at him after that, he shows up at his door every day, begging Akio not to leave him, but Akio doesn't change his mind. So, OBVIOUSLY, one night Ryou lurks at Akio's door, and when he gets home, Ryou assaults him. The scene is so brutal you'd think, "well, at least the author's not trying to use rape as an expression of love", right? Wrong! After raping him, Ryou tries to kill him because he wouldn't forgive him, but fortunately a classmate shows up and takes him to the hospital. NOW you'd think, "there's no way the author's gonna use all this as a display of how deeply Ryou loves him", right? Wrong again! Akio is happy about all that! According to him, Ryou raping him and trying to kill him just "shows how much in love he is"! And even if another girl appears, it's okay, they'll "deal with her"! He's willing to go through all that again, just because Ryou wouldn't let him go! Oh my god, this man has got some serious problems, to believe that.

It's all so wrong on so many levels. It's not obsessive love, Ryou's not crazy about Akio. He's just used to get what he wants, and Akio makes it so easy for him, always forgiving him. He does like Akio, all right, but he doesn't care about him. If he'd put as much effort to refuse girls as he put on raping Akio, they'd never go through all this mess and Akio wouldn't end up so broken.

Honestly, I can't even tell what's on their minds 'cause they're hollow characters. The story simply doesn't make any sense. It's not a pretty love story and it's definitely not a twisted love one. It's just a really terrible story. Not even the art makes up for such a disgusting plot.

... Last updated on May 1st, 2012, 8:02pm
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