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Cello Mellow  
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Her Carriage
Everyday Kouta comes to pick up Aya on his bike. Aya loves Kouta, but Kouta is looking for a girl friend. Will Aya ever tell Kouta how he feels?

Make-Believe Brothers
Art student Yuuta and Tomo are neighbours and childhood friends. But is that all they are?

After-School Strawberry Flavor
Everyday Tsuduru finds candy in his school desk; probably left there by a night school student. He starts to exchange letters with the unknown giver; but will they ever meet?

Although Akio, who has a hand fetish and confesses his love for Hayato, Hayato refuses to accept
the fact that he loves Akio as well, until Akio decided to leave to study abroad?! Will Hayato come to face his true feelings?

Four Leaf Clover
Yoshida unconsciously began noticing Yukimoto, a boy with weak health who always sits PE out. When Yoshida starts finding four leaf clovers in the class diary, he asks Yuki if it was him...

Cello Mellow
An attractive cellist by the name of Mahoro is a hopeless man who can't recognize love. Mahoro, who has never loved anyone before, was picked up by Sousuke on a rainy day one year ago. Woken every morning by Sousuke, the sleepy Mahoro finds himself drawn to Sousuke's smile.


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v.1 c.6 (end) by Dangerous Pleasure (1051d ago)
v.1 c.5 by Dangerous Pleasure (1086d ago)
c.4 by Dangerous Pleasure (1107d ago)
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Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (265 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.21 / 10.0
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April 17th 2014, 6:18am PST



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Rutile (Gentosha)

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Very cute   
Rating: N/A
by ShinyMew
November 20th, 2013, 8:33pm
I liked the first one (Her Carriage), third (After School Strawberries) and the fifth (Four Leaf Clover). The last one (Cello Mellow) was up there, but wasn't as cute as those three. The Finger and Make-Believe Brothers just seemed...not as good as the others.
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The title story all the way   
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by OmNom
September 8th, 2013, 2:33pm
I don't know if this is just me or not but for some reasons, in every story save for the last one I always feel like the mangaka's efforts always come only halfway through, not quite to the finishing line yet. Not to mention the faint cliché fragrance lurking in the air interfering with my efforts in trying to capture the stories' true essence. Thus I have to admit the first five one-shorts didn't do much for me.

The title story a.k.a the last one, however, delivers quite a lot more than I expected, especially after reading through all those stories preceding it. There is no real smut (heck it's even labeled shounen-ai) yet the sexual tension could still be sensed strongly dominating the whole atmosphere from beginning to end, and not in a bad way either. I feel like somehow I could connect to the characters perfectly well although they probably have nothing in common with me - this is something I really respect from mangakas: being able to rouse their readers' inner feelings to sympathise with their characters' emotions despite each party's different backgrounds, upbringings, circumstances etc. If I could rate this one-shot alone I would've definitely given it a solid 10, but because this is rating for the whole volume I'm gonna leave it unrated for now.
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Absolutely fantastic!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by timenchips
July 24th, 2013, 11:25am
A definite must read. These one shots are just beautiful. My favorites were Cello Mellow, Four-Leaf Clover, and After School Strawberry Flavor >.< The art's great too.
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cello mellow   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by xoxmwa
May 31st, 2013, 12:40am
very sweet stories and gorgeous art

don't know why but the first story did not really catch my attention and was going to stop reading there, however, because of the art i continued... and it was worth it >.< the last story is beautiful - the best out of all of them and probably out of a lot of other short stories smile
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This was a good one :)   
Rating: 9.3 / 10.0
by starish6
March 24th, 2013, 1:13pm
First of all: Don't expect any hard-core stuff just because of the cover. It's pure shounen-ai only.

All the stories were nice and had cute endings, but my favourite story was the 'Cello Mellow' one.
The chemistry between Sousuke and Mahoro (the main leads) was very interesting. ^-^

'After-School Strawberry Flavor' is my second favourite. I loved it- - -Sweet and enjoyable.

I recommend this to everyone who's looking for a light-hearted, happy, calm shounen ai.
The stories were all good, the characters were really cute (some were scary, I don't mean that in a bad way, though) and the manga had a nice atmosphere to it!

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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by happyginger100
January 29th, 2012, 9:16pm
Ah its a nice manga. I thought it might be one of those mature yaois but this was nice and simple and cute too the manga.actually had meaning behind it. The drawings were beautiful , I will check out more from this artist

... Last updated on January 29th, 2012, 9:18pm
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Unexpectedly Cute!   
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by kaabi
April 10th, 2011, 10:26pm
Looking at it I thought it'd just be another typical yaoi, but I gave it a shot and it was unexpectedly refreshing! Like very good actually, the atmosphere and flow were very nice, and it doesn't go into the typical yaoi plotlines. Very subtextual, and interesting paneling as well. Also, the art inside looks better than the cover art haha. This seems to be a collection of oneshot, and the first two were definitely exceeded my expectations. I look forward to more works from this author!
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