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Koibito wa Bodyguard  
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Description
Collection of oneshots

1) Bullet- Young master Ikuyou has always admired his father's bodyguard Masatsugu, but when's he's introduced to Masatsugu's son Iwao he's shocked at how unimpressive and weak Iwao is. Years have passed and a new developing trouble sends Iwao to watch over Ikuyou, though it doesn't seem like he's improved much!

2) Egocentric- Strait-laced businessman Kei has always lived a boring life hiding his homosexuality. Then he meets free-spirited Joey who quickly moves in with Kei. Joey is beautiful and fun, but also a self-destructive drug user with a dark past. Unable to trust his lover, can Kei save Joey from his demons?

3) The Shoemaker and the Glass Shoes- Tamotsu Izuki is the son of shoemakers, and as a high school student becomes friends with young model Karan, who is an aspiring designer. All grown up they have both realized their dreams, but the years apart have left them with unspoken feelings and misunderstandings.

4) Truth in the Dark- When a scandalous photo he doesn't remember causes a young salaryman to lose his job, he becomes determined to track down the young woman and discover what really happened. However he soon finds himself trapped and being used harshly for revenge. But what did he do to provoke such malice? Threesome warning!

5) Un Forgettable- Unemployed Kouhei Takahara has to move back home and is given the responsibility of watching over his young nephew Shouta. Meeting Shouta's beautiful blond foreign teacher, it's love at first sight for Kouhei. But Sainsbury- sensei is a man! When the straight-till-now Kouhei is suddenly kissed and dragged off to a hotel by the gorgeous teacher he's ready to start his happy gay life, but to sensei it's just a one-night stand.

6) Breaking Away- Yakuza underling Kirihata is an idiot, and his immediate superior Takahashi is a hothead determined to fight it out with the other gangs encroaching on his turf, despite the warnings of second in command, Kutani. An orphaned child, Kirihata doesn't belong in the Yakuza world, though he finds himself clinging to the only "family" he's ever known, especially Kutani, the man he admires.

7) Omake: How Vigorous is Your Love- Iwao and Ikuyou extra.

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
恋人はボディガード
Koibito wa Body Guard

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.6 (end) by Countless Time (1534d ago)
v.1 c.5 by Countless Time (1732d ago)
v.1 c.3 by Countless Time (2249d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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User Rating
Average: 5.7 / 10.0 (62 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.23 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 24th 2013, 10:29am PST


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Year
2004

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Licensed (in English)
No

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #980 increased(+195)
Monthly Pos #2093 increased(+303)
3 Month Pos #3146 increased(+62)
6 Month Pos #3608 decreased(-241)

List Stats
On 133 reading lists
On 97 wish lists
On 279 completed lists
On 16 unfinished lists
On 106 custom lists

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Not for me.   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by Namiya
December 26th, 2013, 7:07am
It's smut and nothing else.
And the smut isn't even good.
The plot of the oneshots is really random and disconnected, making little sense and not even providing a good base for the sex scenes.
The art is really whacky... when I read yaoi that is pretty much just smut without a story then at least I want the art to be good - the characters to look handsome and the sex scenes to be steamy and sexy! But this manga has none of that... the art is off, the expressions are overly silly and unattractive and just off putting...
This manga really gave me nothing... don't waste your time on this. There's only one oneshot that is ok, the rest are terrible.
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Mediocre   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Sasageru
May 27th, 2011, 4:54am
My first impression of this wasn't too good. The art style isn't particularly good, nor do the stories stand out, but i gave it a chance and it was 'ok'. I've only read the first four stories are those are the only ones i found available online, but they were mediocre at best, with the fourth being a little more interesting but still not amazing. In general the stories are not very original, the art isnt great and the characters have no depth or real individuality. Much of the stories seem an excuse for smut. Its an ok read for a boring day but dont get any expectations or you'll be disappointed.
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