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Koi no Okite  
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Description
1-3) Koi no Okite
Otohiko Seki is a salaryman still grieving his dead wife 2 years late. Every day, he finishes his work promptly, goes to the supermarket, goes home and prepares his dinner. His life gradually settled back into this steady rhythm, like a heartbeat.
But now, someone is about to interrupt that steady rhythm and make his heart beat faster...
Kusuo is an uneducated, abandoned teen who sells himself for money. The morning after he does the deed for Seki, the guy denies remembering anything. He was drunk last night, but he apologizes and pays anyway. How dare he apologize! Kusuo is just like every other whore... so why is he treating him like this? He is angry and confused, and leaves with the money.
But soon their paths will cross again.Throw in a violent pimp and best friend who secretly loves Seki and things get complicated. How will these two completely different people affect each other's lives?

4) Koi no Okite extra: His Sadness
Honda, Seki's best friend, will always hold onto their friendship...

5) Additional story: Glass Fruit

6) Koi no Okite extra: The Law of Hosting.
The story of Kusuo and an apron. What more needs to be said?

Chapters 4 & 6 were released as one extra, as they are very short (three pages and four pages long).

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
恋愛の掟
A Law of Love

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.3 by NoDeadline (3240d ago)
v.1 c.1-2 by NoDeadline (3293d ago)
c.Glass Fruit by NoDeadline (3361d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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User Rating
Average: 6.9 / 10.0 (71 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.96 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 10th 2014, 3:49pm PST


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Year
1998

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Licensed (in English)
No

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #880 increased(+450)
Monthly Pos #2269 increased(+670)
3 Month Pos #3726 increased(+1138)
6 Month Pos #5938 increased(+388)

List Stats
On 84 reading lists
On 106 wish lists
On 344 completed lists
On 7 unfinished lists
On 98 custom lists

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Don't expect much   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by lilithilk
May 21st, 2014, 12:17pm
1st story: There is no plot development. It is as if today is Monday but tomorrow is all of a sudden Friday.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
The guy is deeply depressed over his dead wife and then has a drunken sex night with the uke and lo and behold, he wakes up next morning and realizes that he was gay all along and didn't love his wife really at all Aaaaaaaaaaaand that he is in love with the guy he had sex with - and that's the kicker - whom he doesn't remember meeting.
Believe it or not the first story is still the better one. Because in the second story, the seme realizes that he is in love with the uke, while he is having him gangraped by 2 thugs because he wants to get rid of the uke. ?????

I have read plenty of 1 volume yaoi not to mention tons of oneshots. So I am used to plotless stories. But this one really left a bad aftertaste.
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Rating: N/A
by MaZzAx
February 19th, 2011, 4:29pm
I admit I only read the first two chapters so I don't know whether it gets better or whether there is a twist to what I already read that I didn't wait to find out about BUT - what I read made no sense. *possible spoiler* he sleeps with a dude by accident when drunk. Wakes up and regrets it. The dude comes and knocks on his door and he announces to the dude that he has fallen in love with him and couldn't admit it.
?! what?
Didn't make any damn sense that's what.
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0_*   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by mica363
October 26th, 2008, 12:16am
It did deal with issues, but unfortunately it was not that fluid in its story. I know its yaoi but for some reason I think I was expecting more from it and then was a little disappointed. Whatever...
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loved it.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by mydisguise
February 2nd, 2008, 12:28pm
i absolutely loved this manga. it is really... deals with a lot of issues, and it has a heart-rending storyline that i really adored.

i love the art, especially the way touya is drawn as a megane, kinda nerdy, character but is still drawn in a way that makes him look sexay and i love him so much none

i rate this as a ten, because i completely love it, and the description ^at the top of this page is a bit rubbish, it doesnt tell you anything about the story, so i'm gonna edit it now smile

... Last updated on February 2nd, 2008, 1:16pm
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