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Giglio  
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Description
(note: "giglio" means "lily" in Italian.)

A wounded soldier with a disturbed mind kidnaps the priest who tries to help him. He then has the brilliant idea of going AWOL with the priest. He's in the middle of the African desert in WWII, with supplies running low and his sanity (or is it his morality?) long gone. All that's left is pleasure and agony. And maybe, eventually, death.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
ジーリオ
Lily (INARIYA Fusanosuke)

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Latest Release(s)

Status in Country of Origin
2 Chapters (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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User Rating
Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (403 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.01 / 10.0
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Last Updated
November 2nd 2014, 2:14pm PST


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Year
2007

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Reijin (Takeshobo)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #785 increased(+345)
Monthly Pos #1834 increased(+115)
3 Month Pos #2613 increased(+166)
6 Month Pos #3141 decreased(-135)

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On 164 reading lists
On 137 wish lists
On 1321 completed lists
On 6 unfinished lists
On 251 custom lists

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basically written by a random number generator   
Rating: N/A
by lilliful
October 27th, 2014, 8:20pm
I've read a lot of yaoi since becoming interested in the genre 14 years ago, including other works by this author, and works with equally or more controversial themes. More than anything, this work is nonsensical -- a veritable non-sequitur. I didn't find it shocking, gross, hot, or even interesting. My response is a mere "huh?"
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well done   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by MirayAllen
June 1st, 2013, 1:21pm
I'm impressed with the author's ability to convey such a varied range of feelings in so short a time. I wouldn't mind, of course, if this had been longer, but not because I was in any way unsatisfied with it; I just wish I could keep delving further into these characters, into their rotten, painful, beautiful life. You don't need a multi-chaptered story or an endless number of volumes to fuel, to flesh out the characters: a good storyteller will do it regardless space, and that's what you get from this wonderful tale. Can't wait to check more of this artist's works.

The art was a straight 10 out of 10 and more.
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moving   
Rating: 8.2 / 10.0
by Suiren-nyan
May 25th, 2013, 10:33am
I kinda feel like puking righ now, heh. The 2nd chapter was pretty upsetting. But this doesn't mean the story is bad or gross, your impression doesn't have to be like mine. I think it's a quite unique, interesting (or maybe it's just shocking and disturbing?) story. The characters aren't anything special (in my opinion, I don't like either of them-- maybe if the story was longer...) but the situation is.

I admit I have mixed feelings because if not for that bit that shocked/upset me, I would probably consider this one-shot kinda boring. I don't priests and religion stuff...
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interesting and disturbing   
Rating: N/A
by cookiepie
September 6th, 2012, 7:04am
Was the soldier shell shocked or just highly immoral. He attacked a priest with little remorse. Why didn't the priest scream or fight back in the tent? How old was the priest? He looked to be in his early 20's, the soldier in his 30's. The monastery's reaction to the young priest being raped should have been explored more to a greater extent.
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okay.   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by countingwounds
August 13th, 2012, 6:31pm
not as eye popping really, in my opinion, but to some degree it was. it was edgy, and skimming on themes without going too much into depth with them. Good thing? Bad thing? That's really up to you. I thought the sex scenes were pretty hot, though. The art was wonderful. Those are really the main reasons for the high rating.

... Last updated on August 13th, 2012, 6:32pm
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Did we all read the same manga?   
Rating: N/A
by supmaguire
July 15th, 2012, 9:06am
It was too short. The characters were not fleshed out enough. I'm not bashing the controversial plot, but this manga should not be rated highly just because it has an edgy theme. I guess I'm giving such a low rating b/c i WANTED there to be more than those 2 measly chapters--I felt irritated by the end like, "what, this is it??!!"
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Emotionally Touching   
Rating: N/A
by Bunny-chan
July 3rd, 2012, 8:11pm
The Art: A+ (it's very well done and the attention to detail is wonderfully mastered, as expected of Inariya)
The Story/Plot: well thought out and made with love, most definantly

This is NOT a porn BL comic. If you are looking for actual male/male porn, you won't find it here. Which in my opinion is a good thing. I read some of the comments above saying that "this is a turn off" and whatnot. This manga was not meant to be sexy, obviously, it was meant to challenge the human mind.

Fusanosuke Inariya weaves emotion, fantasy and tragedy in this tale, with some of the sad truth of the battlefield. Men got appendages blown off in WW II, it's wasn't uncommon. Orlando getting his penis amputated shouldn't be too much of a surprise to the reader. This is a tragedy story, a tale to pull at your heartstrings and make you cry and think about the cruelty of being human.

I give kudos to this work.
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finger biter.   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by otakuness
May 19th, 2012, 1:44am
i was like damn only two chaps? i mean i thought i missed what happened in between but that was it.. and the castration part was like a joke. a surprise liek saying, "you want sex? here i cut of my penis so no sex for you! haha!" it just felt like that but whatever its still so hot and the sweet restraint, dear god, help my soul! im not suppose to want it but dear god it is so hawt. the art is gorgeous! its just that its felt skippety~ thats my one critique and i kept looking for some sort of continuation but theres none so i guess thats it? couldve been longer damn it.
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This is wonders   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by GrapeCherry
March 4th, 2012, 10:44pm
I have a soft spot for military, war, and manly men with soft, luscious lips.

I've got to give credit to Inariya. She pulls off my fetishes so well and accurate I could just kneel over and become her dog or something. This was a particular favorite of mines. What started out as a tragic ending up in a similar situation. It's very compromising and leaves you with goosebumps, if you're really feeling the theme here.

... Last updated on March 4th, 2012, 10:45pm
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One of those "Forevers"   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by blueshadows
December 1st, 2011, 9:32pm
This story is one of those things you remember forever. it's so beautiful and touching.
i kind of didn't like the
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part where he was castrated and all, like ew.

but the
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part when he was first raped was funny-ish (pray? seriously?) and when he wanted dante after the rape (hate>love??)
was pretty good to.
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