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Zankoku Yuugi  
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Story 1: Suou Hatasu is a nice guy with a pretty normal life. Like most college students, he's living alone in a little shoebox apartment and commutes on-foot. In spite of his financial limitations, he's fairly satified with his life: he's got a good friend, a cute girlfriend and is just starting his first student-teaching job at an area high school.

Things only seem to be getting better for him when one of his students, handsome and fabulously wealthy Harashima Daichi, seems to take a shine to him. Immediately feeling welcomed to his new school, Suou couldn't really ask for more. Until his new "buddy" Harashima suddenly turns on him in a deserted hallway and vows to make Suou "his property".

Can money really buy love? Harashima certainly seems to think so...

Story 2: Three childhood friends, Yoshito, Sei and Daisuke, come to a crossroads in their relationship when Yoshito announces he's getting married. Sei's composure crumbles and he admits to having loved Yoshito since Middle School. But while Sei's been chasing after Yoshito, he's been too preoccupied to notice that Daisuke's been chasing after him. (by Doki Doki)


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Cruel Game
Zankoku Yugi

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c.2b (final) by DokiDoki (3531d ago)
v.1 c.2a by DokiDoki (3555d ago)
c.1c by DokiDoki (3556d ago)
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1 Volume (Complete)

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Average: 6.3 / 10.0 (123 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.43 / 10.0
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July 16th 2012, 9:43am PST



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Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by MightyMaeve
March 28th, 2008, 6:08am
Excellent stories. They are both equally delicious!

The first one is about the 'can money buy love' issue, but it also delves into the issues of why one loves another and if those reasons are 'valid.' I thought Koide-sensei had a skilled hand at relaying the dynamics of multiple relationships. Her characters were believable, their reactions relatable. I could totally empathize with Daisuke's ability to give good advice but not live it himself.

I was engaged with all her characters (in both stories!) within only a few pages - that's magic!

Alas, if I was in Japan, I would completely stalk her, entreating her to finish the freakin' good stories! I'm sure I'd be able to bring up my rating to 10+ with a continuation. (And if I'm real threathening, maybe she'll include a little more roughness -and sex scenes! Punch 'em again, Harashima! Wahahahaha.)

... Last updated on March 28th, 2008, 6:10am
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my own fault   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by blueseeker
December 21st, 2007, 11:52pm
i should have read what other people wrote before reading it. Great stories yes but MY GOD there is no ending to either one of them.....makes me so crazy!
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zankoku yuuhi   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Rx2D
September 2nd, 2007, 11:52pm
this story was soooooooo good!!! especially the second story!!! it reminded me so much of close the last door (after watching the first ova i found my self desperately addicted to it and in love with the story^^ thiough, i havent had a chance to buy it yet...)
i reeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaallllllllllllllllly like!!
the only thing about it is that the stories are both unfinished >< sssh!!! i hate that!
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I agree with the other person!   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by tanyaneko
August 25th, 2007, 9:32pm
So cute, but ARGH, it feels like she cuts the stories off at the climax instead of the ending.
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an ending would have been nice   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by grumble_cakes
May 19th, 2007, 10:32am
both the stories are very good if a little cliche, but the endings for both are open ended. Way open ended for my taste- I wasn't able to get a sense of closure at all!

If this sort of thing frustrates you, I suggest you don't read this manga.

... Last updated on May 19th, 2007, 10:32am
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