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Sequel to the novel River's End.

Yorozu lives in a love hotel. When a film crew comes to the hotel to make an AV, he has a encounter with Togame, the director. On the first day, Yorozu is asked to be a substitute actor and has his pants pulled down; it was the worst first impression ever! To make matters worse, he's worried about the openly gay Togame getting close to his younger brother, Satoru. Yorozu takes action and tries to keep Togame away from his brother, but...


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v.2 c.11-12 (end) by Peek a Yaoi (339d ago)
v.2 c.10 by Peek a Yaoi (543d ago)
v.2 c.9b by Peek a Yaoi (543d ago)
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2 Volumes (Complete)

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Average: 9 / 10.0 (505 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.86 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 22nd 2014, 8:00am PST



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Cab (Tokyo Mangasha)

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Juné (2 Volumes - Complete/Digital & Print)

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Pretty good   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by ariminty
August 17th, 2014, 5:55am
I enjoyed this read. None I'd the characters annoyed me that much, and I felt that they were relatable (in a way). I think it would have done well to expand over another volume which would have probably improved the manga even further. I felt like the protagonist's emotions weren't clear enough at the beginning, so I could only get into the manga after I reread the first chapter (or else all the events felt too sudden). Definitely recommend this one, though.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Ifra12
July 1st, 2014, 12:39pm
It starts off a bit slow but once the main plot has been established over the first couple of chapters, it gets really good. In my opinion, the main couple are quite unique and original in their personalities, as is the whole manga. The plot is really interesting and not cliche, though as mentioned at the beginning of the review, its a bit of a slow start which is okay I guess because the rest of the manga makes up for that. Was a really good read and more realistic than most yaoi manga, in my opinion smile.
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it's not that amazing, but ok   
Rating: 7.9 / 10.0
by tekiteki
March 1st, 2014, 2:19pm
Well, it's pretty cute and rather interesting, and I liked it and read it to the end, but it's not amazing ^.^. Actually the only great twist happens in the beginning of the story
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where Yorozu tells Togame, that they *did* it
, and after that story mostly consists of lame twists. The manga is rather short, so it's still worth reading, I think ^_~.
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wonderful manga; wished it was 3 volumes.   
Rating: N/A
by orcalover320
December 6th, 2013, 7:24pm
This manga was amazing and beautiful! I loved reading it, just wished the conclusion was better though...or that it had 3 volumes instead of 2 due to the fact it left a lot of questions unanswered.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by LouEngine
November 27th, 2013, 9:18am
This manga has been saving me from my depressing days.. and it ended sad I can't say enough how beautiful this manga is. I want more. It's a light read anyway, nothing deep or psychological is going on. It is typical, right, many manga are typical, but the important thing is the way the story is told, everything has just combined and created a beautiful picture, dreamy, sweet and it also makes your heart aches.
If it suits your taste, please give it a try
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special plotwise   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Serendipity_
November 25th, 2013, 3:30pm
unusual plot, I can only recall two manga with the same concept. Which of course is a big plus. The only thing I got a bit disappointed with was the ending, I would've liked at least 2 more chapters for them to sort things out -for real-, instead of rushing the whole thing.

aah I should also say I liked the art, really Ogura muku-ish.
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Touching and beautiful   
Rating: N/A
by homemadekazoku
October 28th, 2013, 11:17pm
It's really good because it is not only about sex and make out. It really has plot. The uke isn't a crybaby although he cried a lot. And the seme isn't the forceful one (like I rape u coz I love u seme) but very considerate adult. He thought about his love one, may be over thinking but still acceptable.

It's fresh read for yaoi lover. And I really recommend this wink
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That was really good.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
October 19th, 2013, 7:02pm
I don't usually read slice-of-life but this one gave a warm fuzzy feeling. It's really a pleasant manga to read. I usually go for smuttier BL but I think that the lack of it made the story better. It's because the uke was underaged and the seme wanted to wait for him. It shows that he respects and love him. This BL actually has a plot and it's not like the ones where the pairing lusts for each other and they have sex every chapter or all they think about is their SO's penis. It's a nice change to read less racier material and I think I might do so for a while. There's meaning behind their relationship and you can feel it is real. There is good character development. They are attracted to each other but they don't fall in love right off the bat. Even though there were moments that frustrated me because of the misunderstandings, I think they were necessary in the story. It tugged my heartstrings and it led me to anticipate more in the story. It was very well-written due to the good pacing and story elements that were included.

This manga was a collaboration between two people. Therefore, I think that it allowed for better story development. The art was also quite delightful. It suited the slice-of-life feel of the manga. In a way, it was charming yet simple and it worked so well for the story.

The overall feel of the story left me feeling satisfied yet wanting for more. The length of the manga was actually just right but it made me want to find something similar to read. Therefore, don't hesitate to read this. It has a good combination of story and art. One of the better BL I've read. To be honest, it's truer to the genre. It's Boys' LOVE not LUST. (Ok with the exception of yaoi but still, I'd prefer BL to feel more real.)
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You absolute must read this one   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by fampar
October 16th, 2013, 2:19am
At beginning I was not sure to reading this one for the titlle of the story, but I really gonna say phew!! , thanks to heaven I decided to read it, cuz in other way i could lost such a wonderful story , In brief I love it, the story is amazing , and when you start to read it you got envolved in it. You can find since funny to sad parts , whose make this story a complete and entreteiment BL story.

If you read it there are no chance you regret at all.

PS: I love how the artist read the megame character , so beauty
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Ranks amongst the best   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sandyatthebeach1
August 31st, 2013, 7:01pm
Seriously. This is amazing. It has that rare, one-in-a-thousand ability to reach your heart in a subtle way, one where you don't even notice your heart is thumping and contracting until the end of a chapter because you're so absorbed in the story. The writing and art styles are simply phenomenal: straightforward and uncontrived, they take you through the emotions of the characters in clean, beautifully-drawn panels. The characters are wonderful, too. They're, dare I say it? real people. Flawed, sure, but realistic flaws. Tragic pasts, sure, but realistic tragedy. Yorozu and Togame are both so likable and relatable; the way they feel, the way they act, the way they react... it's all so gosh-darn real I want to be both of their friends. They're good-looking, talented, and (Yorozu anyway) intelligent without being pretentious or obnoxiously humble; they try and fail without being pitiful; they fall in love without being corny or trite.

Basically, you have to read this. The art is beautiful, the story is beautiful, the plot is beautiful, the slow, sweet, slightly painful romance is beautiful. It's so frickin' beautiful they should put this in a museum. Just go... go read it, and thank Konohara Narise and Ogura Muku afterwards.

... Last updated on August 31st, 2013, 7:02pm
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