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After being told that his dad passed away, Souichirou came back to the house which was his home 8 years ago, and there he found out about the existence of his 2 older brothers, the eldest - Masato and the younger - Kaname. In order to receive rights to the house, Souichirou has to live together with them, and despite the chaos and arguments, it's fine by Souichirou if it means he can get the house. But one day, he accidentally sees Masato kissing Kaname...


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Kyoudai Gentei!

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v.5 c.25-26 (end) by Dangerous Pleasure (1071d ago)
v.5 c.24 by Dangerous Pleasure (1155d ago)
v.5 c.22-23 by Dangerous Pleasure (1254d ago)
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5 Volumes (Complete)

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Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (585 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.12 / 10.0
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Too little display of affection   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by Lillian
September 24th, 2015, 12:13pm
If you want to see sex between the (main) couple, then
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
skip to the last chapter (26). They wont do it before.

There is a lot of emotion, much drama and problematic pasts to overcome for those of you who care.
I wanted to see some sexy scenes and a half decent story and nice characters.
The chars are okay, the story not to my liking and only very few sexy/sweet scenes.
I dont care about the smutty ones of the unimportant staff, thrown in here and there.
So this title didnt entertain me much. It bored me most of the time and I started to skip-read things.

The art got better with the ongoing volumes. But its none of my faves. I like it more soft.

Not that you get the impression that I only want pretty art with much sex... I liked the Yume no Kodomo manga a lot.
This one here just doesnt appeal to me in any aspect.

... Last updated on September 24th, 2015, 12:15pm
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i like the story but no love scene is :/   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by xlamyx
May 12th, 2014, 5:37pm
i liked the art and the story too, i like the relation ship between brothers( een though they r not) ! but what make feel kind of down is the fact that we didn't any real love scence between kaname and Souichirou even though i was so looking forward to see some hot love but i was desepointed to wait untill the end of volume 5 and the love scene they put is not even worth it :/
but still i like the story

... Last updated on May 12th, 2014, 5:38pm
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I dont get the high rating   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by mtmt1311
July 5th, 2013, 12:06pm
Kane annoyed the heck out of me, yeah yeah, traumatized but come one, get over it. Acting so weak and clings on any possible human is so annoying. The seme was so uke initially but the author randomly switch him back to seme, which is rather odd.
The story is so weird, everyone is gay, like opening gay with no females around. And come on, lets be realistic here. Who would want to see a guy dancing in a dress in a movie? I wonder what the reactions from straight male audience?
Story goes on and on with flat characters. I didnt give it 1/10 just for the art.
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Failed potential   
Rating: N/A
by Inari-kun
January 16th, 2013, 1:21pm
from the start, I think the potential of this manga is sorta wasted. The main couple is weird to me, and the more interesting romance story (Masato's) never fully develops. Just as I thought that it finally would lead somewhere, the story abruptly ends. It's like there was no thought put into the story at all.
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Why is this story still continuing? That's what I want to know   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by faerygoddyss
October 10th, 2012, 9:56pm
This is a great example of a mangaka/author not knowing when to stop writing/drawing their series. The story started out semi-decent, but now I'm at the point where it's like "is this EVER going to end?" The answer to that is probably not. Note, that's not a good thing with this one.
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Liked the Idea, Flat Characters cause Fail   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by FeyPhantom
September 26th, 2012, 12:03pm
I completely agree with brid. I really liked the original idea and how the personal and professional lives of each started to flow into each other, but what I'm disliking more and more is any real depth to the characters. They're seeming to be more and more just products of their situations . The further I read into this story, the more the characters get flattened out - opposite what I want to see.

Reading brid's comment reminded me of Souichirou's original depth which I had completely forgotten existed at one point. To the point I've read, he's become a simple-minded character only capable of protecting or thinking of Kaname, and every now and again acknowledging Masato's existence. As for Kaname, he's struggling to let go of his past, and somewhat getting over it, but there's NOTHING else. He only has his past. That, and the ability to become the perfect homemaker. As far as I know, he doesn't have any goals or dreams for the future. As for his relationship with Masato, it seems to have completely disappeared despite their previous living together and extremely intimate relationship. And because of Kaname's and Souichirou's closeness, Masato seems to be completely separated from them (except when required to fill in the 'brother moments') and his story is becoming more about the drama around the film world. At this point it almost feels like the mangaka should just drop him as a character and give him his own story (or I'd like to say that if he had enough depth for it) because he doesn't really serve a purpose to the protagonist anymore other than aiding him when Souichirou needs a mature opinion on a matter.

So, for a plot which screams to be character-driven (what decisions will they make regarding the circumstances they were thrown in, how will their relationships develop further, how will they grow to become a family, how will it change their characters, etc...), the characters are completely falling flat. As a result, as it currently stands for me, I wouldn't recommend it, but I'll continue to keep reading for a little while longer (I have a high tolerance for bad/boring storytelling after all).

... Last updated on September 26th, 2012, 12:05pm
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Rating: 9.2 / 10.0
by SilentFaltrnLesrWatr
June 23rd, 2012, 11:12pm
The series has very slow updates (the author) but not compared to some other series I've read, but I will wait as long as it takes, this is one of yaoi's I've read. Also confused about what other people were saying cause I found depth in the characters, I mean yeah the romance was fast but they were relatable. The psyhcology could be better, but it's a whole a lot better than most of the yaoi's I have read, so in otherwords I am very satisfied with the series so far.
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All wrong   
Rating: N/A
by MaZzAx
April 28th, 2012, 8:04pm
This manga was all wrong for me.
To start with, I didn't really like any of the characters. Especially Kaname, he didn't do anything for me and seeing it was clearly gonna end up Souichiro x Kaname I had to ditch it. Masato was the only appealing character for me.
The story itself also couldn't hold its own against my dislike of the characters so that was that.
Usually I like a bit of 'who's the father' kind of mystery but I wasn't feeling the excitement with this one.
I'm not going to rate it because I ditched a few chapters in.
The art was nice, I will say that.
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so much potential!   
Rating: N/A
by chicchai_yubimusubi
March 14th, 2012, 11:24am
I got through 1 1/2 volumes and just had to stop. My worst fears were confirmed with the comments...that whatever had just happened (Kaname's "attack," Souichirou's valiant rescue, a bonding experience) would be repeated in every volume to basically the same effect. Not only that, but the characters are lacking depth and are just not relatable. Someone else said it perfectly, that "baggage and not depth." Souichirou is spunky and exciting, but it truly bothers me that he is/will be the seme! Especially when Kaname is so seme-like. I'm not saying an uke can't be masculine, but his expressions, his cold and aloof demeanor, all make for a perfect seme, but instead it's flip-flopped. Some may find that refreshing, but I just found it lacking depth and confusing. Masato is an interesting character, but he also doesn't seem to have a definitive personality...he's mean one moment, then completely aloof the next, and sometimes he's even kind. He's not likable. I think as a love-triangle story, he could have been a VERY interesting character, because we would have been invested in him, but instead we're not. He's just there as a mean and protective older brother. He's not...interesting. Which is sad, because I want to see him more developed.

Overall, the plot was just very contrived. It's dramatic for the sake of drama. I don't any real pull to the characters except Souichirou, and even he isn't developing the way I had hoped. Also, I want Kaname to stand up for himself. He halfway does, but then Masato and Souichirou step in. Let him be a man, please! If he was willing to defend himself and get over his condition, why did he slip into an attack when Souichirou's fight was over? It seems as if his "illness" is contrived and only there to make him the "damaged" uke. Maybe I have a low angst tolerance, but I can't help but believe that if you're going to have drama, it better be 100% real, 100% believable, and 100% in-context, balanced by some lightness elsewhere...which also doesn't exist. The whole "cleaning" thing is a poor joke thrown in to make the volume doesn't work.

I will say though, the art is GORGEOUS. And the language is very good. I just simply wish the plot were better.

Read it for the art, read it if you get off on contrived angst and enjoy drama, read it for an interesting relationship between Kaname and Souichirou...but don't read it if you're looking for a well-rounded story with developed characters.
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Not without merit, but...   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by lifeincircuit
November 21st, 2011, 12:59am
There is a LOT going on in this series. Too much. The basic story had plenty of drama, so I don't think piling more drama on top of that did it any favors. I think this could be four+ volumes long, but it needed to go in a different direction for me. I would have liked more concentration on the characters and their development. Their relationships eventually start feeling rushed and forced. There is no need for that with so many chapters to work with. It could have been a very emotional and touching story, but instead it fell off track. That is not to say that I hated it. The art is lovely and at least the first few volumes or so are quite decent. In the future I can only hope that the story concentrates on a different pairing(I'm thinking masatoXmiroku are not an unlikely outcome?) as continuing much with kaname is sort of beating a dead horse. When the characters suddenly changed, it killed the chance to really flesh him out and deal with his recovery(which would have been a much more interesting story for me).
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