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Description
Son of an famous politician learns that not only must he use his knowledge but understand that his body can be a weapon as well

Type
Manga

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Associated Names
代議士の一族-繭-
繭 まゆ
Le Cocon
Material Flight

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.3 by Obsession (2600d ago)
c.2 by Obsession (2929d ago)
c.1 by Obsession (3259d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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User Rating
Average: 5.2 / 10.0 (46 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.06 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 1st 2013, 11:44pm PST


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Year
2005

Original Publisher
Biblos (2005)
Libre Shuppan (2008)

Serialized In (magazine)
B-Boy Luv (Biblos)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #950 increased(+464)
Monthly Pos #2083 increased(+733)
3 Month Pos #4300 increased(+768)
6 Month Pos #5833 increased(+1104)

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On 225 reading lists
On 127 wish lists
On 106 completed lists
On 13 unfinished lists
On 71 custom lists

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Hot but...   
Rating: 6.5 / 10.0
by shinobipopcorn
September 7th, 2013, 9:13pm
As others have said, it's basically sex with a plot tacked on afterward. I really think it helps to read the sequel first. Think of this one as an after thought- you can see how the two met and take in three chapters of fun. The second chapter is very out of character for Maki, though. Who sells out their lover to a rapist, anyway.

I will give this one bonus points for condom use. There are so many stories out there that forget about it, that it's nice to see one that remembers (even if they only use them sporadically).
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Mayu   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by Doki
May 31st, 2012, 3:54pm
Bottom line: Gorgeous art and plenty of hot sex if you can gag down the atrocious plot.

The second chapter kills (more like absolutely murders) what would otherwise be fantastic plotless sex, which never hurt anyone once in awhile.

A young man following in his politician father's footsteps is "given" his father's old secretary to help him get on a successful path. So good so far. The two shake hands and sex almost immediately commences. And there it goes.
Now, again, without the second chapter, this would just be a beautifully drawn yaoi (Tamaquis, in my opinion, has a uniquely beautiful style) with nothing in terms of plot but a premise. I would have rated this as readable (a 5 or over). Once in awhile, mindless smut is nice, and it's only worthwhile if the art is stunning.
But then, in this case, the secretary pays the mafia to rape his lover because he thought he would enjoy it. Just... I don't even know. Nothing felt genuine about the characters and that scene just tipped things right over the edge.
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woah... (based on 1st 3 chapters only)   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by asrodeia
April 23rd, 2010, 3:50pm
uh, straight to the sex? I mean, really... I read the sequel FIRST, and this made less sense... I guess that just means the mangaka has improved... ahhh.... I started it, and now I have to finish it....

Are we all absolutely sure Daigishi no Ichizoku isn't just a remake of this series? Maki's personality is SO different.

My suggestion is that you read Daigishi no Ichizoku FIRST, and then MAYBE read this... you won't lose much it you decide not to.

If this is your first Tamaquis Wren work, do NOT let it influence you. Try another, more recent, series.

... Last updated on April 23rd, 2010, 3:55pm
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Not the best yaoi out there . . .   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by Kyousukeee
April 19th, 2009, 8:47pm
I really like Tamaquis Wren art style but the plot in this manga is totally crap and sometimes nonsense. The sequel 'Daiguishi no Ichizoku' is much better compared to Mayu.....
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????   
Rating: N/A
by mangafan321
March 2nd, 2008, 10:07am
i agree with the other reviewer this was bad, and whats weird is that when kokoro was younger maki would not allow anyone to touch him and yet here he calmly lets someone else touch him, whats up with that?
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mindbogglingly bad plot   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by pleochroic
June 19th, 2007, 10:49pm
no, really. i am used to bad plots in yaoi, but this one should win a golden turkey award. there is so much sex in this manga that there isn't much time for a plot, i realize that, but the second chapter is just totally egregious and a complete turnoff -- if your new lover lets you be raped by a yakuza for money, i expect even the most personality-free uke to do something more than say "well, don't do that again" and launch right into some more sex. *ewww*. tamaki ren's art is relatively good, and there's no censorship here, but the dialogue is horrible and combined with that "plot" and the flat characters, it's just not very hot, dammit. (written after 3 chapters; won't be reading any more.)

... Last updated on June 19th, 2007, 10:52pm
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