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Description
While out on assignment trying to document the illegal activities of the Japanese underworld, photographer Takaba crosses paths with the dark and mysterious leader Asami. Asami takes Takaba captive in an attempt to subjugate and possess him. But when the son of the Chinese mafia enters demanding evidence that Takaba may have, will Takaba be able to survive being caught in the crosshairs of a deadly underworld feud?

And here, Takaba's adventure, begins!

There's a twoshot called (Gakko no Kaidan) Love Lesson in vol 1 and vol 4.

Type
Manga

Related Series

Associated Names
ファインダーの標的
ファインダーの檻
ファインダーの渇望
ファインダーの熱情
ファインダーの真実
ファインダーの虜囚
ファインダーの隻翼
探索者系列
Baked Sweet Glasses
Escape & Love
Finder no Hyouteki
Finder no Netsujou
Finder no Ori
Finder no Ryoshuu
Finder no Sekiyoku
Finder no Shinjitsu
Finder Series
Pray in the Abyss
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Series
You're My Loveprize in Viewfinder

Groups Scanlating
Club Vogue
Forever More
Harudaki
Shi-ran
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Latest Release(s)
c.9 by fi-no-hyouteki (583d ago)
v.7 c.8 by fi-no-hyouteki (641d ago)
v.7 c.7 by Harudaki (691d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
8 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews

Forum
4 topics, 33 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.8 / 10.0 (1103 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.74 / 10.0
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9+
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5+
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Last Updated
October 7th 2014, 10:33pm PST


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Year
2001

Original Publisher
Biblos (2001)
Libre Shuppan (2007)

Serialized In (magazine)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Be Beautiful (3 Volumes - Defunct)
Juné (6 Volumes - Ongoing/Print)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #239 increased(+8)
Monthly Pos #178 decreased(-1)
3 Month Pos #146 decreased(-3)
6 Month Pos #129 decreased(-17)

List Stats
On 2572 reading lists
On 457 wish lists
On 113 unfinished lists
On 544 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Something bugging me 382 days, 11 hours, 47 minutes ago
Finder Series BL Anime 776 days, 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
Asami's Irezumi? 1916 days, 5 hours, 16 minutes ago
Volumes? 2292 days, 22 hours, 43 minutes ago

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Full of unexpected pleasures   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sunflower
June 20th, 2007, 12:51pm
My favorite BL series. Anyone who thinks this is typical and cliched isn't paying attention to what they're reading. Sure, the first volume doesn't really come together as a story since it was only intended as one shots at that point. A story arc and character development truly begin in volume 2 in a flashback story arc that is background for the current Naked Truth arc begun in volume 3. And the characters in this one are the most memorable I've read in BL. Asami, a typical cool potent(!) emotionless seme, or is he? Turns out there's more to him than meets the eye. Feilong, typical evil Chinese triad leader....Not. His fascinating character could keep psychologists arguing for ages about his motivations and goals and psyche. Takaba Akihito, the young journalist uke who is put upon by both of these men... Not your typical uke. He is the spirit of the series and the glue that holds it together, fighting for what he cares for, and he comes to care for Asami.

This is just a wonderful romance, and action story, and I encourage all lovers of such to read it.

Since this just finished, I'll add an addendum. This isn't a series to be read by people who only skim the surface of a manga. You have to watch the graphics and read and think about what the characters are really thinking, what they really mean. Yamane tells what Asami means through his eyes and actions, and very rarely when she gives us his thoughts; he's a deep player. But if you read closely you can see that she plotted his downfall to Takaba from almost the beginning, his obsession turning to caring and something more, right under his nose. It's no sudden change of character. It's a gradual revelation.

Takaba is different, yet the same. His personality is open and honest about everything, except his relationship with Asami. Like Asami, he hides it from himself, yet it's apparent to a closereading audience what he's feeling.

Their relationship is by its very nature hidden from plain view. Yamane drew it that way. We're seeing them as they see each other and themselves. It's a masterful use of POV. But unlike them we can dig for the clues she leaves to understand the real story that she's telling. We get to glimpse the naked truth before they themselves realize it.

This is a book I recommend to those who don't need things spelled out to them, and who like to ponder the subtext to get at the truth of what a piece is really saying.

... Last updated on September 13th, 2009, 5:25pm
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VERY HOT   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Sithe
June 6th, 2007, 10:30pm
A very hot and sexy yaoi manga with a lot of class. A little hardcore, but well worth the read.

... Last updated on June 6th, 2007, 10:33pm
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Second Thoughts...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by LadyKnight
May 28th, 2007, 11:13am
Re-edit: Recent chapters, especially after the HK arc, has been quite a disappointment to me. The story just kept dragging on and on and I'm just hanging on to each chapter in the hopes that better plot will crop up. But no... Interesting and intriguing as it is, YA has left out the essence of character development, and I meant side characters by that.

The latest few chapters had a lot of issues and new stuffs thrown in. But as things wrapped up, so many are left unresolved. Even the main characters felt underdeveloped as it nears its end. Fei Long, who was once the dangerous yet graceful dragon is one example whose story has been left hanging.

Other characters could have been developed more. I might be biased because I'm a fan of Mikhail. But those aside, I just felt the plot wasn't built up enough. YA has many wonderful ideas, but she just failed to pull them all together. It could have been an awesome manga, but the latter half just left me dissatisfied...

Maybe I should try rereading the series as a whole instead of just in chapters...

... Last updated on October 31st, 2008, 5:44pm
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Finder Series   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by blue siren
May 19th, 2007, 6:29pm
What can I say that hasn't already. Finder series is by far the best manga I've read. It has everything, a well woven plot, beautiful art, steaming sex scenes, that always, at the end of every chapter leaves you pulling your hair for more. By now, I think most Yaoi readers have recognized Ayano Yamane sensei as one of the most talented yaoi artist out there... there is a good reason why.
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!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by l0st22
March 6th, 2007, 5:31pm
this is the best yaoi series once u get into it
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You're my Loveprize in ViewFinder   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by alexa_87
October 28th, 2006, 1:16pm
What can I say - It's the best manga ever. I love Asami and Takaba and Fei and Yoh, I love all of them, they are so beautiful.
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Great Story   
Rating: N/A
by KamiChibi
August 21st, 2006, 7:18pm
This series starts off very complicated, but love prevails...mind you that problems will still occure because this is the wonderful world of manga xD

This is series is one of Yamano-Sempai's best and is a must read for yaoi fans, and fans of her work. It is one of the few well writtin' Hard Core Yaois

I edited and added almost ALL of the information on this page so if it is worng please change it^^
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best   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
August 5th, 2006, 7:53pm
its the best in the whole entire world
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It's complicated   
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by carthae
July 28th, 2006, 10:02am
Very Hard yaoi (for the first story at least), with shocking rape scenes. The scenario is good, but it becomes a bit too circumvoluted at times. The drawing, though, is all good ^^

I uploaded most of the info on this page, so if anything is not acurate / clear, please do tell me.
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