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Bed no Ue no Tengoku  
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Description
1) Bedtop Paradise
Hata and Hoshina both work at the same video game company. Introduced by a mutual friend at work, Hoshina and Hata move in together as roommates. But when the sloppy, laid-back Hata starts demanding time in uptight Hoshina's futon so he can sleep better, their relationship as roomies takes a step in a new direction, especially when Hoshina realizes he can't sleep with or without Hata...

2) Your Gentle Hands
One day, while roaming through the park looking for his lost dog, a teenager stumbles across a homeless man. Given the name "Kuro", will the compassion and love of this young man help Kuro get the strength to face his past and begin to live life again. Will he always be called "Kuro"?

3) Perfect Lovers
Fujisaki is given an important project to work on by Manager Sakaki, but Fujisaki questions why he is given the job. Is Sakaki misusing his authority? And even if he is, does Fujisaki really mind when his manager looks and smells SO good? Another one-shot revolving around salarymen, big business, and what really happens on overnight trips.

4) Land of The Distant Sky
Pressurized by the moral ethics, the boys will have to make a decision. Family, friends and love, it's a tough choice. Will they finally be together? A teary story about the struggling of our boys from high school to adults.

5) Let's Become a Family!
Nakura is a salaried man and has a daughter in sixth grade. When he found out that his neighbor, Sudou, is a gay, he's kinda glad. An inner perspective of a loving father who doesn't really know how to express himself well, will he fall for Sudou instead?

6) Bedtop Paradise extra

Type
Manga

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Associated Names
ベッドの上の天国
Bedo No Ue No Tengoku
Bedtop Paradise

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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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Average: 7.6 / 10.0 (187 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.51 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 30th 2014, 3:38am PST


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Year
2006

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Licensed (in English)
No

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #915 increased(+257)
Monthly Pos #2248 decreased(-177)
3 Month Pos #2530 increased(+492)
6 Month Pos #3256 increased(+51)

List Stats
On 170 reading lists
On 108 wish lists
On 787 completed lists
On 18 unfinished lists
On 164 custom lists

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Not bad but...   
Rating: 5.5 / 10.0
by Chainless
January 13th, 2014, 8:31am
I don't know. There were cute and sweet stories but then some weren't that good. It was mostly cos they were oneshots and were lacking in plot and characters' depth. I wasn't that impressed with this book, but it was still on OK read. And the art was decent to.
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Uneven, but charming   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by djenna
December 29th, 2013, 9:32pm
This is a collection of a few one or two shots. The stories are rather charming. The author does a very decent job conveying realistic characters and emotions in short stories. The sex scenes are not very explicit -- these are much moreso romances. The only real draw back is that the MCs of all of the stories in the collection look the same (e.g. It looks like the author used the same models). I would like to see a longer work by this author with more developed MCs and side characters.
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Chapter 4   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by 801crazed
July 19th, 2013, 9:14pm
The sweet pain of the relationship was expressed so well. The initial naivety and the eventual turnabout, so good! The mothers' and others reactions were fairly realistic. How Japanese, non-confronting and indirect but the disapproval was blatant. I liked the ambiguous yet hopeful ending as well. My favourite oneshot among these.
My rating is mainly for this chapter.

The main stroy was pretty cute too. I liked the trusting and loving relationship they had. I especially liked how well they communicated with each other (like about how sex was going in the extra chapter).

Chapter 2 was alright if a bit abrupt. Chapter 3 was ok but disjointed.

... Last updated on July 19th, 2013, 10:06pm
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Land of the Distant Sky...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by MightyMaeve
June 21st, 2011, 3:51pm
...is incrediblly romantic and addresses a lot of real issues belonging to trapped or young love. 

The whole atmosphere was softly sorrowful, rendering several faces of love beautifully. Even the traditional Japanese folk tale element of rancor, or resentment and anger, that accompanies love and life was blended in. And with that eucatastrophy type ending, I can't help but love this poetically delivered, adeptly drawn story.

The whole collection had a lovely balance of light-hearted and fun verses heavy topics and emotions. "Your Gentle Hands" and "Let's Become a Family"-- very funny chapter too!--also deal with serious issues in a poetic manner, but they both felt rushed, although the stories both are definitely worth reading.

... Last updated on June 21st, 2011, 3:54pm
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Not bad really   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Sasageru
June 6th, 2011, 4:28am
Its not the most exctiing collection of short stories around but it has its moments and there are two stories in there i really really enjoyed bigrazz worth a read if you've got some time. The arts also pretty decent, though at times its not perfect, but its quite clean and its got some good detail in there. Same with the stories, some are a little superficial at times but then suddenly develop depth - so it balances out fairly well.
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The main story wasn't too bad...   
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by VampireBanana
January 30th, 2009, 12:42pm
The main story wasn't too bad except the ending of each "stage" was a little lacking. The side stories, however, were disappointing as they lacked plot direction and focus. Sometimes, it felt as though the stories would've transitioned better if certain panels and parts of the dialogues were switched around.
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lovely   
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by Nekoisabe
December 14th, 2008, 6:47pm
I really enjoyed reading this manga, but i agree that the secondary stories where too short, still very good. I liked them, all especially gentle hands, the only one i think is kinda weird is number 5.

... Last updated on December 14th, 2008, 6:49pm
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:-)   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by satani
August 17th, 2008, 12:49am
Some oneshots really ruined my reading mood... kind of leaving something stucked in my throat after reading. It's neither bad nor good, the manga...
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going to bed   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by blueseeker
May 29th, 2008, 6:53pm
This was not a bad manga but i feel that other than the main story the others were a bit too short, of course i know they are oneshots but i hope the mangaka can expand on some of the stories later on.
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