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Tokano Yuuka has been going out with her boyfriend Yazaki Norikazu for a little over a year now but doesn’t get to see him everyday since he works in a different city as a newspaper reporter. Although they are apart, they love each other and things are going well. Norikazu gets an opportunity to interview Saeki Keito, the lead singer of the most popular band in Japan, Zero Sum Game, because they were good friends in high school. Being a fan of the band, Yuuka gets to tag along. However, Yuuka gets raped by members of the band while Keito distracts Norikazu elsewhere. It seems that Keito is infatuated with Norikazu and wants Yuuka out of the way. After the traumatic event, the relationship between the three becomes extremely complicated.


Related Series
Sex Crime (Alternate Story)

Associated Names
クロス アンド クライム
Cross & Crime

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Status in Country of Origin
12 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 5.5 / 10.0 (172 votes)
Bayesian Average: 5.74 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 27th 2015, 3:21am PST



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Young Champion (Akita Shoten)

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"Sex Crime: The non-H Version"   
Rating: N/A
by Criminal Intent
September 30th, 2011, 3:35am
Basically it's a remake of this mangaka's other work "Sex Crime". If you hate stories where women are raped into submission and fall in love w/ their rapists then don't bother with this.

Although the one thing that separates this from it's predecessor is that the boyfriend actually has some backbone.

... Last updated on September 30th, 2011, 3:37am
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Rage Moments. Rawr!   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Brucie_kun
September 3rd, 2011, 5:12pm
I have to admit the plot is stupid, the characters' stupid but it's one of those mangas where I find it tolerable because of its art. Face it, there are other H/ Borderline H mangas with more nonsensical plots out there. Considering its genre, this is mediocre.

I love the art, love the sex scenes, love the hot guy with the mole (who cares what's his name is) and I love the girl's facial expression (Don't bother about her name) whenever she gets violated. [She looks tortured and's quite rare to find an H or Borderline H mangas with facial expressions like this!].

The reason why I give this manga an 8 is because I simply like the art. And I like the other manga the mangaka made Sex Crime, that's pretty good too. The art, I mean.

... Last updated on September 3rd, 2011, 5:16pm
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netorare bs   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by Darkn1te
September 29th, 2014, 6:09am
offically junk, it ended people and you can already guess who she ended up with...
Some shoujo logic, sad attempt of a seinen plot and xrated art.
Do they even know who their target audience is.
HATSUKI Kyo added to mangaka's I should avoid.
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May not be everyone's cup of tea.   
Rating: 5.5 / 10.0
by _xyz_
May 23rd, 2011, 3:02pm
This one is from the artist of "Love Junkies". The artwork certainly is as good as you would expect. But in contrast to the aforementioned, this manga definitely is not for the soft-hearted kind. Right at the beginning the girl gets cruelly
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
violated by three guys
and her boyfriend who is not far from the scene does not even notice.

... Last updated on May 23rd, 2011, 3:04pm
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Rating: 6.6 / 10.0
by VWombat
February 27th, 2015, 9:04pm
If you can get past the rape (I don't particularly care about this, but a lot of people might) and the whole "It's borderline-H but not really" (I don't view it as actual hentai because the H scenes are too short and sparse), you arrive at a decent manga with an extremely dark subject. That might also be an issue in itself. There is no "good guy" - this manga will probably end with various crimes unpunished, and you will probably get mad at several of the characters, though many of their traits are entirely human. Even if you like dark subjects, you still might not like this. It's not particularly well-written, and it suffers from some of the porn-logic of actual hentai.
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This is ONLY a crime   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by residentgrigo
December 27th, 2014, 1:35pm
This series is a horrendous hentai adaptation for the obvious reasons and it stays Borderline-H + NTR till the very end it seem as i looked at the ending out of curiosity and it does lead to the morally reprehensible garbage i expected from the start. Wow it even ends just like the hentai original! "Rape as a start of relationships" tag indeed and there is also a creepy teen prostitution subplot because why not insert pedophilia too?
One can barely get worse overall and i will never look at her (?!?) works again as they get 3/10´s from me at the most. Akita Shoten is further just the worst as usual so look at the rating and then look at something else unless gang rape as porn and rampant misogyny are heaps romantic to you. Anata no Koto wa Sorehodo (8.5/10) is a good manga about infidelity, Mars is a 10/10 rape drama, Natsu no Zenjitsu (9/10) proves that explicit sex can work in a manga without becoming porn and Sensei o Mite Kudasai (7,5/10) is a hentai manga i could enjoy.
The last 3 have reviews by me so stick to them and walk away... Now.

... Last updated on September 26th, 2015, 7:00pm
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What a dysfunctional pairing...   
Rating: N/A
by Eitoku
April 18th, 2013, 8:49pm
...yet I can't stop reading.

I have a feeling that this is heading to the Keito/Yuuka direction -- which is, imo, freaking messed up. I don't really mind this type of pairing in fiction as long as the author has a good story to come up with it and not just some mindless hentai. Oh, the art is pretty awesome too. I can't wait for more chapters~

... Last updated on April 18th, 2013, 8:50pm
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Rating: N/A
by nailq
September 3rd, 2011, 9:13pm
I think Cross and crime is the remake of Sex crime,everything is the same just less graphic scenes since Sex crime is hentai.The artwork in Sex crime is better though,the characters seem more realistic

... Last updated on September 3rd, 2011, 9:18pm
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Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by PaprikaPrincess
August 11th, 2011, 1:11am
dont waste your time. yuuka's an annoying birdbrain, all shes got going for her are her boobs. yazaki is clueless and really naive to the point where its not even believable. the lead singer is not even evil or whatever hes trying to portray, hes an ugly (in all meanings) childish wimp whos desperately in need of a good punch in the teeth. this manga was so bad it made me angry. cliche and annoying, just DONT read this. >:[ ugh!

... Last updated on August 11th, 2011, 1:14am
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A huge waste of time.   
Rating: N/A
by Bold and Brash
October 18th, 2015, 8:49pm
I've read and seen some pretty disturbing and messed up shit in my life, but never have I read something that made me shake my head so much. The heroine is...I have no words for her tbh lol. She is what she is...her boyfriend however is literally the biggest dumbass. Beware of the sheer amount of rape scenes in this one.

I winced every time the boyfriend got a scene especially when the
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
groupie starts to leech off of him.
The people in this manga who did terrible things, will never get the share of the blame. If you're planning on reading this for the thrill of a male yandere, you'll quickly backtrack away from this hot mess. Probably the worse written yandere I've ever read tbh.

I understand that is under the netorare trope but even I've read better netorare than this crap. Because of the way this is written, I feel absolutely no sympathy for any of the characters. I felt apathetic at the scenes that were suppose to make me feel distressed. Such poor characterization is bound to get boring.

If you're reading this cause of the "dark twisted nature" of this you'll also probably leave in disgust. The plot is quickly thrown away over time and it just became shitty porn. If I wanted to read porn, I would have just read porn.

... Last updated on October 18th, 2015, 8:51pm
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